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Schubert Named Castaic High School’s First Girls Volleyball Coach
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019

Castaic High School, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2019, announced the hiring of Taylor Schubert as the girls volleyball coach on Monday. Schubert has been an assistant coach at West Ranch the past couple of years, coaching the JV team and the freshmen team before that, while helping head...

Uebelhardt Named Head Football Coach for Castaic High School
Friday, Mar 1, 2019

The soon-to-be-opened Castaic High School hired has its first full-time coach. Tony Uebelhardt was named the head football coach, as The Signal was informed via email on Thursday. “It’s always been a dream to be a head coach and to be able to start at a brand new school and start from scratch is...

Parents, Students Get Answers at Castaic High Town Hall
Friday, Feb 15, 2019

More than 75 parents and students heard from a number of department heads and incoming faculty for the new Castaic High School during a town hall meeting held Wednesday. “I got calls today from parents saying that they were … now confident to send their child to the new school,” said Castaic High...

Castaic High School Adds 2 Athletic Directors

Castaic High School announced the hiring of two athletic directors, Jibri Hodge and Mark Overdevest, on Thursday morning. Although Hodge and Overdevest only met a few days ago, the pair quickly found commonalities in their shared vision for the athletics at Castaic, which is set to be opened in Fall...

Feb. 15: Application Deadline for iCAN Academy at Castaic High School
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Families of current 8th grade students in the Santa Clarita Valley interested in having their student attend the new iCAN Academy at Castaic High School this fall have until Friday, Feb. 15, to apply. iCAN Academy is a unique opportunity for students in the William S. Hart Union High School District....

Hart District Names Assistant Principal for Castaic High School
Thursday, Dec 6, 2018

Sarah Delawder, currently an assistant principal at Valencia High School, will become the assistant principal at Castaic High School. Delawder will join the administrative team for the brand new school led by Melanie Hagman. “I am excited to work with Principal Hagman and the leadership team of Castaic...

Aug. 3: ‘Countdown to Castaic High’ Public Celebration
Friday, Jul 20, 2018

The William S. Hart Union High School District and Spirit Holding, developers of Castaic High School, will host a community kick-off event on Friday, Aug. 3, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. celebrating the one-year countdown to the grand opening of the new school, currently under construction. Open to the public,...

Castaic High: Story of a Much-Anticipated New School
Friday, Mar 30, 2018

With the highly anticipated Castaic High School project taking shape and excitement building in anticipation of the school’s fall 2019 opening, project leaders are stepping up community engagement efforts to not only answer the public’s questions about the project and its progress, but also...

Hart District Appoints Founding Principal of Castaic High School
Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to name Melanie Hagman as the founding principal of Castaic High School. The appointment becomes effective July 1, 2018. Castaic High School is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2019 for 9th graders only. Ms....

Jan. 30: Castaic High School Community Update
Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

William S. Hart Union High School District and Castaic Union School District officials will host a presentation to update the community on the progress of Castaic High School construction on Tuesday, January 30 at 6 p.m. Castaic Middle School Principal Bob Brauneisen will host the event in the school’s...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia