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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
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Nov. 23-24: Hart Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair
Friday, Nov 22, 2019

The 8th Annual Hart Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair will unfold at Hart Park on Saturday and Sunday, November 23-24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Free to the public, Hart’s Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair offers a charming and unique shopping experience with artisans and vendors who provide...

Aug. 4: ‘Keeping Chickens Healthy’ Workshop at Hart Hall
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

The California Department of Food & Agriculture will host a “Keeping Our Chickens Healthy” workshop at Hart Hall in William S. Hart Regional Park in Newhall on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. At the free workshop, Hart Park Animal Keeper Rachael Komulainen will discuss several...

TONIGHT: Swingin’ Cowboy Dance with Cow Bop at Hart Hall
Friday, Apr 12, 2019

Tickets are still available for Friday night’s kickin’ Cowboy Dance featuring cowboy jazz band Cow Bop in Hart Hall at William S. Hart Park, hosted by the nonprofit Friends of Hart Park to kick off the 2019 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival. It’s bound to be a great night of country swing,...

April 12: Swingin’ Cowboy Dance with Cow Bop at Hart Hall
Friday, Apr 5, 2019

The Friends of Hart Park will host the Cowboy Dance to kick off the 2019 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Friday night, April 12, featuring longtime festival favorites Cow Bop onstage in Hart Hall at William S. Hart Park. It’s bound to be a great night of country swing, two-step and line dancing...

May 18-19: Eighth Annual ‘Artisan Row Home Arts & Crafts Fair’ Coming to Hart Park
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation of Hart Park, presents its “Eight Annual Artisan Row Home Arts and Crafts Show Fair,” with both handmade and commercial art & crafts. The public is invited to attend an indoor showcase featuring handmade toys, bed and bath items, and...

July 19: Saxtravaganza Chamber Ensemble Returns to Hart Hall
Monday, Jul 16, 2018

Saxtravaganza, Santa Clarita’s all-saxophone chamber ensemble, will play a free concert at Hart Hall (inside Hart Park) on Thursday, July 19, starting at 7 p.m. The program will offer listeners a wide variety of musical styles, including classical and movie themes, marches, tangos, rags and jigs. The...

May 19-20: Vendors Sought for Artisan Row Arts and Crafts Show
Monday, Apr 16, 2018

The 2018 Artisan Row Home Arts & Crafts Show is coming to William S. Hart Regional Park on Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, and organizers have put out the call to vendors. The two-day event inside Hart Hall will showcase handmade toys, bed and bath items, an array of fashion accessories both handmade...

April 21: Cowboy Festival 25th Anniversary Gala at Hart Hall
Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

[Get tickets for the 25th Anniversary Gala here.] Good seats are still available but going fast for the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival’s 25th-anniversary gala celebration at Hart Hall on Saturday, April 21 from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The evening’s festivities will unfold at Hart Hall and patio, located...

Nov. 25-26: 6th Annual Hart Holiday Boutique, Crafts Fair
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, in collaboration with The Friends of Hart Park, will present its 6th Annual Hart Holiday Boutique and Crafts Fair at Hart Hall in Hart Park on Saturday and Sunday, November 25-26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. The Holiday Boutique and...

September 9-10: Model Railroad Club Rolls into Hart Hall
Friday, Sep 8, 2017

The High Desert Modular Model Railroad Club rolls into Hart Park’s Hart Hall this weekend for a free show of its massive HO-scale model railroad layout. The HDMMRC is an HO-scale modular model railroad group that promotes this fascinating and diverse hobby in the Antelope Valley-Santa Clarita Valley...

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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns
Sam Horn, president of Master’s University and Seminary for the past year, will be stepping down from his position, university officials said Monday.
Master’s University President Sam Horn to Step Down After 1 Year
Moving around California three decades from now will be safer, cleaner, and simpler with more transportation options under a plan Caltrans unveiled Wednesday.
Caltrans Unveils Vision for Future of Transportation
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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