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1900 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph establishes Newhall exchange; SCV gets first phone [story]
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June 14: Regular Meeting of Hart School District Governing Board
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Governing Board William S. Hart Union HSD June 14, 2017 7:00PM (Closed Session 6:00 p.m.) Administrative Center 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway Santa Clarita, California PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will include two Public Hearings for items VIII-B – Local Control and Accountability...

Castaic Union School District Governing Board Elections Change to Even Years
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Castaic Union School District’s request to change its governing board member elections from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd years to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even years. The agreement also...

County Declares May 2 As ‘Day to Change Direction’
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

The LA County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed May 2nd as the “Day to Change Direction” for emotional well-being and has directed Jonathan Sherin, M.D. Ph.D., Director, LA County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH), to oversee a countywide discussion to advance a culture of awareness, understanding...

Supes Looking into Improving Civil Service Accountability
Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017

The Board of Supervisors voted to review the civil service hearing process to ensure Los Angeles County employees are held to the highest standards of trustworthiness, especially if they are responsible for public safety or serve vulnerable populations. Acting on a motion by Board Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas...

March 9: Agenda for CUSD Board Meeting
Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017

Provisional appointee to the Castaic Union School District Board Mayreen Burk will take the Oath of Office at the March 9 Board Meeting; the Oath will be administered by Senator Scott Wilk. The full agenda is posted below.

Feb. 28: CUSD Special Meeting of the Governing Board
Monday, Feb 27, 2017

The Castaic Union School District is having a Special Meeting of the Governing Board on February 28, 2017 in the District Office Board Room. The Governing Board is directing the Superintendent to place a resolution, which would make a Provisional Appointment to fill a vacancy on the board.

CUSD Board Member Resigns
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017

Castaic Union School District Board Member Dr. Victor Torres stepped down from the Board after nearly eight years serving on it. His resignation will be in effect beginning on February 17, 2017. CUSD will be holding a special meeting on February 2 to approve the consideration and action to select a provisional...

Newhall District Moves Forward with New Voting Districts
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

(KHTS) – Newhall School District officials approved the move to a district-based election Tuesday on a 4-1 vote, officials said. The district also chose a new map of the district, which divides the district into five geographic areas, with voters now selecting their representative for their respective...

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With a 5-0 vote Tuesday night, the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved an agreement with the County of Los Angeles to transfer ownerhip of William S. Hart Park to the city.
City OK’s Formal Plan to Take Over Hart Park
Child & Family Center will present its annual Purple Walk Domestic Violence Awareness 5K on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 8-11 a.m.
Oct. 12: Child & Family Center Purple Walk Domestic Violence Awareness 5K
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center Associates will present the monthly Community Nature Education Series program on Sunday, July 21 at 2 p.m.
July 21: Placerita Canyon Community Nature Education Series
A portion of the parking lot at Santa Clarita City Hall is closed due to the installation of solar panels to enhance energy efficiency.
Visitor Parking at City Hall Relocated
The city of Santa Clarita has shared the results of the 2024 Public Opinion Poll. Results reveal high levels of community satisfaction and highlight the key issues that matter most to residents.
Santa Clarita 2024 Public Opinion Poll Highlights
The city of Santa Clarita annual Road Rehab Program has begun and motorists are advised that overlay work will continue on Whites Canyon Road between Delight Street and Soledad Canyon Road.
Road Rehab Continues on Whites Canyon Road
Santa Clarita Shakespeare will present a free production of the William Shakespeare comedy "All's Well That Ends Well" at the Newhall Family Theatre Aug. 2-4.
Aug. 2-4: Free Shakespeare ‘All Well That Ends Well’
The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will present the Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival annual summer production which includes “An Evening of Absurdity” and “Papá está en la Atlántida” (“Our Dad is in Atlantis”).
Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival at The MAIN
Timothy Andrew Nemeckay, 64, of Park City, Utah, was sentenced on July 10 to 12 months and one day imprisonment, and 24 months supervised release. In September 2023, Nemeckay admitted to wire fraud, which involved misappropriating approximately $1.7 million from investors investing in the development of a brewery and restaurant in Park City, Utah and Santa Clarita.
Fraudster Solicited Funds for Fake Santa Clarita Brewery
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has issued a traffic advisory for residents of Stevenson Ranch.
Traffic Advisory: Road Construction in Stevenson Ranch
The Valley Industry Association will host its annual CEO Forum on Friday, Aug. 23, 8:30-11 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. Cost to attend is $50 for VIA members and $60 for non-members.
Aug 23: VIA to Host CEO Forum
The City of Santa Clarita has announced the upcoming exhibition, “Symphony of Colors,” featuring the works of Santa Clarita Valley contemporary impressionist artist Zony Gordon.
Zony Gordon Art Exhibit at Old Town Newhall Library
1900 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph establishes Newhall exchange; SCV gets first phone [story]
old telephone
After meeting in closed session on Wednesday, July 10, the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees announced its unanimous decision to place Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook on administrative leave, effective Monday, July 15.
Dianne Van Hook Placed on Administrative Leave
Santa Clarita is known, not only for its scenic open spaces and family-friendly community, but also for its commitment to nurturing the arts and fostering a thriving, dynamic environment where creativity can flourish.
Bill Miranda | Creativity in Every Corner
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Aug. 2, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., where an update on the Valencia Town Center will be presented.
Aug. 2: VIA Hosting Valencia Town Center Update
Calling all dog lovers! The 2024 Santa Clarita Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's announced its search for a dog mascot.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Announces Dog Mascot Contest
Sagittarius Ponderosa, written by MJ Kaufman and directed by Skylar Reede, will begin its run at The MAIN beginning Aug. 23 to Sept. 1.
‘Sagittarius Ponderosa’ Coming to The MAIN
Nicole Miller was recently awarded Zontian of the Year 2024 at Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley’s Installation of Officers.
Nicole Miller Named 2024 Zontian of the Year
Have you ever wanted to paint the surface of an ice rink? Now’s your chance!
Register Now for The Cube’s ‘Paint the Ice’ Event
The number of young people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County is steadily persisting, and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are tackling the problem head on.  
Supes Boost Housing Support for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
2007 - Moore's sub sandwich shop, abandoned 2 years earlier, demolished as derelict building; now partially Newhall roundabout [story]
Moores sub shop
Premier Theatrical Productions have announced a limited engagement of the critically acclaimed musical, “The Lincolns of Springfield,” at the Colony Theater in the Burbank Town Center.
July 12-14: ‘The Lincolns of Springfield’ at Colony Theatre
Interested in learning more about the quality of water in the Santa Clarita Valley? Don’t miss an opportunity to engage with an SCV Water expert and dive deeper into a crucial topic during the upcoming “Water Matters” webinar: Exploring the 2024 Consumer Confidence Report and Addressing Water Quality in the SCV.
July 24: ‘Water Matters’ Webinar to Explore Water Quality in SCV
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