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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
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Career Technical Education a Top Hart District Priority
Monday, Feb 10, 2020

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board recently resolved to make February Career Technical Education Month. The last few years have shown CTE is more than just a monthly observance. It’s a growing year-round concentration on every campus. The Hart District currently has m ore...

Santa Clarita Wins Award for College Intern, Work Experience Programs
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita has been recognized by the California Internship & Work Experience Association as a 2019 Employer of the Year, an award bestowed upon employers that model exemplary internship and work experience programs. The city received its award at the organization’s annual conference...

Get the Skills You Need | Commentary by Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
Thursday, Oct 4, 2018

Local entrepreneurs, industry leaders and business owners have the same answer when asked what they see as the most urgent need in the workforce: improved soft skills. They want employees who can communicate clearly, whether writing or speaking; effectively collaborate on teams; and quickly make decisions...

Hart District Eager to See Action on Long-Awaited Facilities Funding
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

In 2016, California voters went to the polls and made it clear they wanted elected state officials to spend more money on school construction and passed Proposition 51 to invest $9 billion to upgrade aging buildings, build new schools where needed and build Career Technical Education (CTE) facilities...

Oct. 18: Hart District Career Tech Ed in Focus at Next VIA Luncheon
Monday, Oct 3, 2016

The Valley Industry Association Invites you to join us on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:45 a.m. Valencia Country Club 27330 No. Tourney Road, Valencia Click here to RSVP:    https://via.org/Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?id=841 Members & Sponsored Guests:  Reserve by Thursday, October 13th 15th,...

Aug. 24: Hart District Workforce Prep Program Info Night
Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

The Hart School District’s Career Visions program will host its fifth annual Program Information Night on Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sequoia Charter School. The mission of the Career Visions program is to provide workforce preparation services to students with specific barriers to...

Students Discover a Pathway to ‘Making Things’
Friday, Oct 3, 2014

Local high school students discovered a few things they can “make” out of their academic careers this week when College of the Canyons and the Hart High School District, together with the city of Santa Clarita and the SCV Economic Development Corp., hosted their first event centered around...

Bowman Students Explore Careers With Roadtrip Nation

[KHTS] – Bowman High School students took a break from their everyday studies Friday to hear some outside experts discuss their postsecondary options. More than 50 students from Bowman attended the Roadtrip Nation event, held at the Child and Family Center and sponsored by AT&T Aspire. Speakers...

Reynolds to Coordinate Hart District’s Career Ed Programs
Monday, Jun 9, 2014

The Hart School District has hired Sue Reynolds as career development coordinator, bringing her extensive career building experience to students in the Hart School District. Reynolds has been involved with the Santa Clarita Valley business and volunteer community for a decade with NewMarket Careers in...

Some COC Career-Technical Courses Have Room for More Students
Friday, Jan 24, 2014

[KHTS] – College of the Canyons Career Technical Education courses prepare students for many in-demand jobs, but some classes aren’t filling up. There are about 30 CTE courses, but some of the programs that lead to readily available jobs are not well known, said Kristin Houser, dean of the CTE...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
With fire experts predicting a “dire” wildfire season ahead, two of the world’s largest firefighting helicopters joined the Southern California region’s wildfire-suppression arsenal Tuesday.
CH-47 Helitankers Join SoCal’s Firefighting Fleet
Nearly 18 months after the first health officer order was issued for COVID-19, California’s stay-at-home order will expire Tuesday as the economy fully reopens.
Economy Set to Reopen as California’s ‘Blueprint for a Safer Economy’ Expires
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed two new deaths and 135 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,053 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Everyone to Get Fully Vaccinated Ahead of 4th of July; SCV Cases Total 28,053
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 14-20, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV:  ‘Masha’s Game,’ ‘With Love,’ 7 More Productions
In the first four months of 2021, the District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges on 537 Santa Clarita Valley criminal cases — already 156% of the total number of declined cases for the entire previous year.
District Attorney Case Rejections on the Rise
Michelle Denise Dorsey’s life was celebrated by more than 200 people during a memorial service at Real Life Church in Valencia Saturday morning.
Hundreds Attend Memorial Service Celebrating Michelle Dorsey’s Life
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday a transitional housing project on a vacant lot at 23652 Newhall Ave.
Planning Commission to Discuss Transitional Housing, Circle K Alcohol Sales Expansion
Many Santa Clarita Valley school districts plan to reject Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funding to provide comprehensive COVID-19-screening programs at SCV schools.
SCV School Districts Set to Reject COVID-19 Testing Funds
A virtual town hall Thursday brought together Los Angeles County Public Health officials to answer questions from the public about changes to coronavirus restrictions come Tuesday when California’s “blueprint for a safer economy” expires.
County Officials Answer Public’s Reopening Questions
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli