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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
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County Invites Residents to Weigh In on Parks
Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016

Residents in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County are invited to weigh in on their local park and recreation needs and priorities at two upcoming community meetings, as part of the ongoing Los Angeles County Park Needs Assessment. Tonight’s meeting, for residents who live in the unincorporated...

Supes OK Olympic Pool for Castaic; Will Assess Park Needs
Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015

County officials recently approved an Olympic-sized pool for the Castaic Sports Complex, as well as a countywide public park needs assessment. Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the $7,625,000 project Tuesday, officials said. No more than $3.7 million is to come from Regional Park and Open...

Report: County Has $162 Mil. Available for Parks, Open Space
Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014

Photo: American Trails [Supv. Antonovich] – In a just-released report requested by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the county counsel revealed that approximately $162 million in available Proposition A funds can be spent without state legislation. The report determined...

Vote No on ‘P’
Saturday, Oct 18, 2014

Our county’s parks are vital, but Proposition P saddles all property owners in Los Angeles County with an additional tax hike that is not needed. The county currently has $150 million in unallocated park funds, and property owners are already funding parks under two other measures passed in 1992...

New Substation Opens at Castaic Lake (Video)
Thursday, Aug 29, 2013

Santa Clarita Valley Parks Bureau displayed its new substation at Castaic Lake on Thursday. The Castaic Lake Substation will house the Marine Patrol Unit in charge of lake operations. A tour of the new substation took place at Castaic Lake, along with words about the new technology from Steve Smith,...

Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is poised to sign off Tuesday on a $1 million project that would add new fencing, gates and a lighted marquee sign to William S. Hart Park. If approved, construction could start sometime in late summer, according to the agenda report. The work would replace...

Antonovich Honored for Commitment to Trails
Friday, Apr 20, 2012

[Supervisor Mike Antonovich] – The California Recreational Trails Committee – a seven-member committee appointed by the governor to provide guidance to local, regional, statewide and national trails programs – honored Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich with the California Recreational...

Arts & Crafts at Hart Park This Weekend
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012

Hart Hall at Hart Park will be the venue for an “Artisan Row” arts and crafts show Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1. Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and the Friends of Hart Park, the show will feature an exhibition of 12 quilts and the “Opportunity...

Hart Park to Host Pair of Black History Month Art Shows
Friday, Jan 13, 2012

The County of Los Angeles’ William S. Hart Park in Newhall will host a pair of art events in late January and early February as part of the park’s third annual Black History Month celebration, and invites local artists to participate. Both events are free and open to the public. “DreamWorkz...

Monday, Oct 10, 2011

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is slated to award an $800,000 contract Tuesday for the construction of a 4-acre park at 21380 Copper Hill Drive in unincorporated Saugus. C.S. Legacy Construction of Chino was determined to be the lowest of 24 bidders after an underbidder failed to file a...

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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
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Smoke from a brush fire dubbed the Martindale Fire in Bouquet Canyon near the Bouquet Reservoir was visible from areas in the Santa Clarita Valley shortly after the blaze broke out Monday afternoon, quickly burning 200 acres and threatening structures.
‘Martindale’ Brush Fire in Bouquet Canyon, Visible from SCV, Threatens Strctures
The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million Monday afternoon, a grim milestone in a pandemic that caught much of the world unprepared for a health crisis and left economies reeling, convulsed politics and fundamentally altered the world.
World Marks Grim Milestone: 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths
SCV Water invites the community to a virtual ribbon-cutting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., celebrating the completion of a new water treatment plant.
Oct. 5: SCV Water Treatment Plant Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Daniel Bradley of Newhall Honored as Gold Star Son at White House
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office reports a busy slate of production activity in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, September 28-October 4.
Busy Slate of Productions This Week in SCV
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended the current extreme heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley through Saturday evening.
SCV Extreme Heat Warning Extended Through Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the launch of a forum for small business owners -- the Small Business Roundtable.
SCV Chamber to Launch Monthly Roundtable for Small Business Owners
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, advocating for the thousands of constituents still in the queue waiting for their unemployment benefits, is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to rethink a two-week pause on new EDD claims.
Unemployment: Wilk Urges Governor to Hit ‘Start,’ Not ‘Pause’ on EDD
William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Sunday Santa Clarita Valley public junior highs and high schools will not reopen in October, pushing the potential timeline for partial reopening to Nov. 13.
Hart District Won’t Reopen Schools in October
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a series of bills into law Saturday, strengthening protections for LGBTQ+ Californians.
Newsom Signs Bills Strengthening LGBTQ+ Protections
California Governor Gavin Newsom took action Sunday on several bills that continue the state’s long-standing leadership as a state of inclusion and refuge.
Newsom Acts on Bills to Support California’s Immigrant, Refugee Communities
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Stevenson Ranch Library to Serve as Emergency Cooling Center
The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information.
Residents Warned of 2020 Census Scam
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a virtual study session via Zoom, Thursday, Oct 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 1: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FYI Debuts New ‘Study Place’ for Local Foster Youth to Support Online Learning
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
Thurmond Announces Mini Grants Available to Provide Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Educator Training
A crash involving multiple motorcycles Friday afternoon prompted a SigAlert on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Stevenson Ranch area, according to first responders.
Multi-Motorycle Crash Prompts SigAlert on SB I-5