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1919 - First publication of weekly Newhall Signal newspaper, $2 a year [story]
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Hall Replaces Fall on Hart School Board
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013

[KHTS] – After about five hours of interviews, the Hart district’s governing board voted 3-1 to select Robert Hall on Wednesday to fill the seat vacated by Chris Fall. “Relief” was the word that best summed up how he felt after being named to the governing board. “I do this...

12 Want Chris Fall’s Hart Board Seat; Selection Oct. 16
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013

The Hart School District Governing Board is holding its regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16, and will interview and fill the board seat vacated by Chris Fall, who resigned and declined to serve a second term. The public meeting will be at 3 p.m. in the District Boardroom. The selected candidate will...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013

In this episode: Congressman McKeon talks about his concerns over the state of negotiations as the United States government prepares for a second day of shutdown; Hart district officials have no choice but to appoint a replacement for board member Chris Fall, after he resigned from the term he was appointed...

Hart District Required to Fill Vacant Seat by Appointment

[KHTS] – Because there were two candidates for three spots for the William S. Hart Union High School District, the governing board must appoint a third member, under the California Education Code. The appointment process is mandated by Education Code 5328, said Hart district Superintendent Rob...

D.A. Warns Hart Board About ‘Secret Ballot’ Used in June to Pick Member Who Resigned
Monday, Sep 30, 2013

Hart district officials were warned Wednesday by the District Attorney’s Office for the procedure they used in selecting Chris Fall to replace Paul Strickland’s seat on the governing board. A complaint was received regarding the June 5 appointment, which occurred after a five-hour interview process...

Election Cost Compels Hart Board to Fill Seat by Appointment
Saturday, Sep 28, 2013

[KHTS] – Balancing the need for fiscal prudence with the need for the best representation often makes the appointment process a smarter choice, especially since an election is likely to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, a school official said Friday. “Many have said that we’re skirting...

Fall Done; Apply Now to Fill School Board Seat
Thursday, Sep 26, 2013

Chris Fall The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District has announced the process to fill one Board vacancy created by the Aug. 16 resignation of appointed member Chris Fall. The board will make an appointment from among qualified applicants for a four-year term. Chris Fall addressed...

Fall Still Pondering Full Term on Hart Board
Saturday, Sep 21, 2013

Chris Fall [KHTS] – A Hart School District board member contemplating another term on the governing board plans to make a decision before the board next meets on Wednesday. “I have some information that was brought to my attention this week that could have an impact on my decision-making process,”...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 20, 2013
Friday, Sep 20, 2013

In this episode: A judge in the California Voting Rights Act lawsuit against Palmdale has ordered city officials to come up with remedies for illegal elections due next month; A Hart district board member who’s contemplating another term on the governing board plans to make a decision before the...

Chris Fall Considering New Term on Hart Board
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013

Chris Fall [KHTS] – Technically, a former Hart district board member is not in any violation by assuming the seat to which he has been named, according to a Fair Political Practices Commission official. However, the devil is in the details, according to another official, and if he assumes the seat,...

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1919 - First publication of weekly Newhall Signal newspaper, $2 a year [story]
Signal Century
It was the most anticipated event on the campus.
Stanford Hands TMU Volleyball First Loss of Season
After a three-year hiatus, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will commemorate the 95th anniversary of the second-worst disaster in California history by bringing back its renowned St. Francis Dam lecture and bus tour/hike at the dam site in San Francisquito Canyon on Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
After Three-Year Hiatus, St. Francis Dam Tour Returns
Ethan Igbanugo's basket with 34 seconds remaining would prove to be the game winner as CSUN Men's Basketball knocked off first-place UC Santa Barbara 72-67 on Saturday at Premier America Credit Union Arena.
CSUN Knocks Off First-Place UCSB 72-67
The College of the Canyons football program is hosting its first Super Bowl Saturday Football Camp for youth players on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Cougar Stadium. 
COC to Kick Off Super Bowl Weekend with Inaugural Youth Football Camp
College of the Canyons student-athletes Allyson Melgar (softball) and Ryan Camacho (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Jan. 30 to Feb. 4.
COC Names Melgar, Camacho Athletes of the Week
Blue Star Ranch, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting post-combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, is looking for another therapy team to join its ranks.
Blue Star Ranch Seeking to Expand Therapy Team
California Credit Union invites all Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have a dream class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Encouraged to Apply for California Credit Union Grant
This semester’s Black History Month at California State University, Northridge will focus on the theme of Black Resistance.
CSUN Announces Black History Month Lineup
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 12.
‘CSI,’ ‘S.W.A.T.’ Among 12 Productions Currently Filming in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors is seeking young artists for its annual Can the Trash! Clean Beach Poster Contest.
L.A. County Seeking Young Artists for Clean Beach Poster Contest
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open at 26557 Golden Valley Road in Santa Clarita Wednesday.
Jersey Mike’s Holds Grand Opening, Fundraiser at Golden Valley Road Location
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
Feb. 8: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The Los Angeles County health officer issued a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Monday through Tuesday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Feb. 9: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 30 additional deaths and 2,201 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
The California Department of Transportation and the California Office of Traffic Safety unveiled Monday Safety Sam as their new safety cone mascot.
Caltrans Introduces Safety Sam to Promote Traffic Safety
1988 - Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]
Bonelli House
1921 - After leasing since 1918, William S. Hart purchases the Horseshoe Ranch in Newhall from Babcock Smith [story]
Hart ranch
1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
Edward Beale
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,417 new cases countywide and 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level for Third Week
Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs will celebrate its 26th anniversary this year.
Carousel Ranch ‘Carousel Wishes, Valentine Kisses’ Campaign
One of my favorite aspects of the Fifth District is how many beautiful outdoor areas we have to enjoy.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping up with Kathryn
The city of Santa Clarita has announced that as part of the median modification work taking place at Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road, additional lane closures are required on Saturday, Feb. 4 for street grinding and paving.
Feb. 4: Additional Lane Closures Required Wiley Canyon/Orchard Village Roads
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