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1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
District Awards Contract to Build Castaic High School
Thursday, Oct 20, 2016

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved a contract Wednesday night to begin the construction of Castaic High School. The $126.2 million contract has been awarded to Castaic High School Construction (CHSC).  Groundbreaking is scheduled for January 2017 with...

North Access Road to Castaic High School Site Going In
Friday, Sep 4, 2015

[Spirit Holding Inc.] – Grading began promptly last week after Los Angeles County approved the permit for the construction of a new access road to the site where the new Castaic High School will be built — putting the long-awaited new school one step closer toward completion. “When you see...

Vandals Damage Fencing at Castaic High School Construction Site
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014

The construction site where Castaic High School is being built was vandalized Friday night. A vehicle was reportedly used to knock down several access gates that surround the property, said Hart District spokeswoman Gail Pinsker. “We are disappointed to learn of this vandalism on the site of the future...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday July 14, 2014
Monday, Jul 14, 2014

William S. Hart Union School District officials released their Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report for Castaic High School consisting of a 198 acre School Site. New homeowners in Castaic’s Hillcrest community struck down a fee increase that was supposed to pay for landscaping. The summer...

Final Supplemental EIR for Castaic High Hits the Streets

The Hart School District has released its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report  on Castaic High School. The report will be submitted to the Hart Governing Board for approval at the July 16 regular school board meeting. The meeting will be held in the Hart School District boardroom at 21380...

Castaic High Opening May be Delayed to 2017
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

[KHTS] – The Hart district could be opening Castaic High School in 2017-18, two years later than originally anticipated, according to district officials, who expressed concern over the permitting process. The discussion came during the regularly scheduled updates on Castaic High School at...

Draft Supplemental EIR for Castaic High School Released
Monday, Apr 7, 2014

[News Release] – The Hart School District has released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) on the proposed Castaic High School project and the public has 45 days to review and comment on the project. Groundbreaking, May 2013 A Supplemental EIR is the planning document which...

Hart District, Residents Settle Suit Over Castaic High
Thursday, Feb 6, 2014

Read the settlement agreement [here].   The Hart School District is pleased to announce that all parties have reached a settlement in the litigation regarding the Castaic High School Environmental Impact Report. Through the settlement process, the issues identified in the EIR and the concerns of...

Settlement in Works for Lawsuit Over Castaic High
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014

[KHTS] – Hart district officials are expected to discuss the terms of a settlement with Citizens For Castaic over a lawsuit dating back to November 2012. The lawsuit involves past concerns raised by Citizens For Castaic over the selected site for Castaic High School. “The terms have been agreed...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

In this episode: Despite protest from Castaic residents, Hart District officials broke ground on construction for Castaic High School Wednesday; A homeless man is behind bars tonight on charges of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed another man during a fight in the Santa Clara riverbed. Also: A...

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1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, April 20, at 6:00 p.m.
April 20: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The owner of a shopping center at the corner of Lyons Avenue and Apple Street will seek the Santa Clarita Planning Commission’s approval Tuesday to subdivide the lot from three parcels to eight.
Planning Commission to Consider Subdivision Request
The deadline to submit entries for Santa Clarita Sister Cities’ Young Artists and Authors Showcase has been extended to Sunday, April 25, 2021.
Deadline Extended For Annual Sister Cities Young Artists And Authors Showcase
Internet marketing firm Scorpion made multiple company announcements Wednesday, including plans to open a new headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Scorpion Announces Plans to Move Headquarters
After a year of turmoil for many businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, the SCV Economic Development Corp. released its list of the area’s largest employers.
EDC Releases SCV’s Largest Employers List
William S. Hart Union High School District officials said 18 students have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days during the regular board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Reports 18 Positive Cases of COVID-19 Among Students
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 36 new deaths, 643 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, and reported the lowest test positivity rate to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Test Positivity Rate Hits Record Low; 27,557 Total SCV Cases
For the third year in a row, La Mesa Junior High School has been selected as a "Capturing Kids’ Hearts" National Showcase School for the 2020-2021 school year.
La Mesa Junior High School Selected as National Showcase School
California Senate Bill 545, a measure to provide additional resources to struggling students, has received unanimous support from the Senate Education Committee, announced Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Address Learning Loss Passes Senate Education
As National Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers, a group that numbers over 300 and includes adults, teens, and canines.
April: 18-24: Henry Mayo Recognizes Volunteers During National Volunteer Appreciation Week
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Earth Arbor Day celebration is set to go virtual this year with the release of an entertaining and informative video program on Thursday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m.
City to Celebrate Earth Arbor Day with Virtual Program and Free Mulch Giveaway
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station announced plans Friday to hold two additional free “Catalytic Converter Etching” events next week for all local SCV residents.
Sheriff’s Station to Hold Additional Free Catalytic Converter Etching Events
1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Donna Manfredi as the principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Donna Manfredi Takes Helm at Golden Oak Adult School
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
L.A. County Announces New Probation Oversight Commission Leadership Team
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
COC University Center Hosting Virtual Open House
The Santa Clarita Public Television Authority will hold its regular meeting virtually Monday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.
April 19: Santa Clarita Public Television Authority Virtual Regular Meeting
SCV Water has received a nearly $250,000 California Special Districts Association Public Safety Power Shutoff program allocation from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).
Cal OES Awards SCV Water $250K Grant
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
KCET Documentary to Feature L.A. County’s Arts Education
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miranda Joins League of Women Voters, COC for Virtual Conversation on Local Government
A woman died after having been rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in a Saugus neighborhood early Thursday morning.
LASD Investigating Deadly Saugus Stabbing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 23 new deaths and 613 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,535 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 16 and Over Now Eligible for Vaccine; SCV Cases Total 27,535
The results of two surveys regarding the controversy surrounding the Hart High School mascot were reported during the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting on Wednesday.
Survey Shows Majority of Staff, Students Favor Keeping Hart Mascot