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2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]

Disparity Between Cowboy Baseball, Softball Fields Prompts Complaint
Friday, Aug 8, 2014

A complaint about gender discrimination with Canyon High’s athletic facilities prompted a federal  investigation into softball field and facility conditions at Canyon High in Santa Clarita, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation. he Department of Education is investigating allegations...

Roundup: Canyon Girl Hoopsters Advance to CIF Quarterfinals
Thursday, Feb 27, 2014

[KHTS] – The Canyon girls basketball team is in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section playoffs. The Hart and Golden Valley girls were knocked out of the playoffs. Canyon beat Knight, 63-37, in the second round of the Division 1A playoffs. Hart lost to Moorpark, 71-64, in the second round...

Roundup: Cowboys Extend Winning Streak to 13 Games
Monday, Jan 13, 2014

The Canyon boys basketball team beat Birmingham, 74-48, in the Sierra Canyon Super Showcase. Dean Hendrix-Davis scored 21 points and had 12 rebounds for Canyon. Marc Cabrera scored 18 points and Ben Taufahema scored 12. The Canyon boys improved to 16-1 and have won 13 games in a row. The Cowboys open...

40 Hart District Students are National Merit Scholars
Thursday, Dec 19, 2013

National Merit Scholars from AOC. Forty students in the Hart School District have received academic commendations in the National Merit Scholarship Program, including three semifinalists. The National Merit Scholarship Program was established in 1955 as a competition amongst students for academic recognition...

Canyon Teens Get Drunk-Driving Reality Check
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

Every 15 minutes, someone dies as the result of an alcohol-related collision. Juniors and seniors at Canyon High School got a stark reminder of the dangers of impaired or distracted driving in a special demonstration on Nadal Street at 11 a.m. Two cars donated by Wolf’s Towing simulated a collision...

‘Every 15 Minutes’ Coming to Canyon High Thursday
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013

On Thursday, Nov. 14, the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and Canyon High School officials will join in partnership to conduct the Every 15 Minutes program at Canyon High School. There may be traffic delays in the area of Canyon High School from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30...

Valencia, Canyon, GVHS Bring Home Theatre Awards
Saturday, Nov 9, 2013

Three Hart School District high schools participated in the annual Drama Teachers Association of Southern California (DTASC) Fall Festival at Calabasas High School last month and all three, Valencia High School, Golden Valley High School and Canyon High School, brought home awards. The stage was big,...

Powder Puff Football Game to Help School Deputy with Cancer (Video)
Monday, Apr 29, 2013

Video by Elliott Cohen A school resource deputy is about to get some help in his fight against cancer from the school communities he serves. Devin Freeman, a deputy sheriff who works at Canyon High School and Sierra Vista Junior High,  was diagnosed with ocular melanoma February 2007, according to a...

Hart District’s API Scores Hit New High
Thursday, Oct 11, 2012

The California Department of Education has released its Accountability Progress Report on Thursday. This year, the Hart District’s API score of 838 is an increase of 8 points from last year’s score and places it as a leader in the state among similar union high school districts. The district’s...

Canyon’s Wolitarsky Closing In on State Football Records
Monday, Sep 17, 2012

Drew Wolitarsky | Photo: Tim Haddock Canyon High School’s Drew Wolitarsky caught eight passes for 89 yards in his team’s 56-49 loss to Quartz Hill on Saturday night. He is in pursuit of Steve Smith’s state records for receptions and receiving yards. Smith, a receiver with the St. Louis Rams who...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million if Solar Panels are Demolished
The Tuesday meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council has been released by officials. Beginning June 22, City Council meetings will return to a fully in-person format.
June 22: First In-Person City Council Regular Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
Plan to Place Juvenile Inmates in Saugus Facilities Raises Concerns
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Recognizing Juneteenth
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed nine new deaths and 253 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,101 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Community to Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth Safely; SCV Cases Total 28,101
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
COC Launches New Law Enforcement Technology Program
The California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology announced today a new Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record for Californians.
State Launches New Digital Tool for Easy Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Record
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Invites the Community to Family-Friendly Walking Tour of Old Town Newhall
1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In-Person Public Participation
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission unanimously approved five single-story apartment units Tuesday for low-income single mothers and their children in Newhall.
Commission Approves Single Mother Housing