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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
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Letter from Hart District: Special Message to the Hart Community
Sunday, Jan 12, 2020

Good evening Hart District families, This is Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent, with a special message to the Hart District community. It has been nearly two months since that terrible day at Saugus High School. Despite the passage of time, we remain heartsick over those injured and lost. We recognize...

Local Family Funds ‘Keep the Pressure’ Emergency Kits for Schools
Monday, Mar 4, 2019

The family behind the Keep the Pressure kits placed in every single junior high and high school classroom in Santa Clarita joined with leaders from the William S. Hart Union High School District in presenting kits to School Resource Officers to be kept in their squad cars. The kits include a tourniquet,...

Hart District Names Assistant Principal for Castaic High School
Thursday, Dec 6, 2018

Sarah Delawder, currently an assistant principal at Valencia High School, will become the assistant principal at Castaic High School. Delawder will join the administrative team for the brand new school led by Melanie Hagman. “I am excited to work with Principal Hagman and the leadership team of Castaic...

Sept. 26: Hart Board to Honor District Teachers of the Year
Friday, Sep 21, 2018

The William S. Hart Union School District Board of Governors will recognize the district’s 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year at the board’s next regular meeting Wednesday night, Sept. 26. Teachers of the Year by their individual schools are: Wayne Shapiro, Academy of the Canyons; Rebekah West,...

March 7: Hart District’s ‘How to Protect Your Teen from Social Media Dangers’
Monday, Feb 26, 2018

The William S. Hart Union High School District Parent and Student Empowerment presents: “How to Protect Your Teen from Social Media Dangers,” featuring Capt. Carlos Marquez, LASD Special Victims Bureau and Nancy Lambert, Common Sense Education. Wednesday, Mar. 7 at Rio Norte Junior High School...

Future U.S. Citizens Mentored at Golden Oak Adult School
Friday, Sep 15, 2017

Community leaders gathered at Golden Oak Adult School Thursday night in celebration of U.S. Constitution Day and to mentor adult students preparing for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services civics test. Mentors including two Hart District board members, administrators, a city representative...

Past Principals, Former Students Celebrate Arroyo Seco’s 50th Anniversary
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

It all began in September, 1967, when Arroyo Seco Junior High School opened its doors to Saugus and Valencia students. On September 1, 2017, former students, teachers and administrators joined current students, teachers and administrators to celebrate the school’s golden anniversary. In addition to...

Einstein Academy to Close 7-12 Charter School
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Hart School District officials met with Ms. Maggie Ford from Albert Einstein Academy Wednesday morning to confirm that the Hart-Einstein Charter in Santa Clarita (grades 7-12) will be closing. Ms. Ford shared that the school will not be pursuing any additional appeals through the courts or through...

August 17: Cocktails on the Roof Benefit Pre-Party at TPC
Monday, Jun 26, 2017

On August 17, The Oaks Grille at TPC Valencia will welcome guests for a mini “Cocktails on the Roof Pre-Party,” with many of the same attractions that will be at the main fundraising event on August 25. From 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. guests can enjoy a no-cover-charge event, happy hour prices,...

June 21: Hart Board Meets to Adopt Accountability Plan
Monday, Jun 19, 2017

Special Meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union HSD is set for June 21, 2017 at 7:45 a.m. at the district’s Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. I. Call to Order II. Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval...

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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 24 new deaths and 4,544 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as officials called for tightened safety measures set to take effect on Monday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Sees 106 New Cases; Countywide Surge Prompts More Restrictions
This Sunday, Nov. 29, is the last day to see the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater's virtual graphic design exhibition, Inside Out & Upside Down, showcasing CalArt posters from throughout the years.
Nov. 29: Last Chance to See Inside Out & Upside Down REDCAT Exhibition
As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continues to increase, a temporary Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be issued to require additional safety measures across sectors.
L.A. County to Tighten Safety Measures Monday as COVID-19 Surges
The Valencia nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services is seeking donations this Giving Tuesday after suffering greatly from the effects of COVID-19.
Nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services Seeks Donations for Giving Tuesday
Musician-artist and CalArts graduate Julian Gross (Art '00) has earned a Grammy nomination in the Best Recording Package category for his art direction on "Healer," Grouplove’s latest release.
CalArts Alum Julian Gross Earns Grammy Nomination
Shoppers are being invited to join small businesses across the Santa Clarita Valley in participating in Small Business Saturday 2020 this weekend.
SCV Businesses Prepare for Small Business Saturday 2020
The Santa Clarita Valley has seen an increase in demand for COVID-19 testing, paralleling the trend in Los Angeles County and nationwide.
Demand for COVID-19 Testing Increases in SCV Amid Surge
Hundreds of local, older adults could not break bread together this year for the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, but many still showed, some even dressed up for a drive-thru version Thursday.
SCV Senior Center Drive-Thru Dishes out Thanksgiving Feast to Hundreds
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Zonta International’s “16 days of Activism” is held annually from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10. Since 2016, Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has participated in the annual "Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women" campaign in collaboration with the Child and Family Center.
Zonta Club Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence
On Monday, Nov. 30, College of the Canyons will host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center, which will provide safe and brave spaces for historically minoritized and marginalized groups on campus with the goal of increased diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the college’s fabric.
Nov. 30: COC Multicultural Center Virtual Soft Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released the latest data on COVID-19 Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 383,275 Cases Countywide, 37 New Deaths; 9,352 Total SCV Cases
Travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops and into a month of non-stop fun and entertainment with the city of Santa Clarita’s virtual events in December.
City Releases Holiday Virtual Events Line-Up
Power shutoffs commenced Thanksgiving Day in the Santa Clarita Valley, with Southern California Edison customers affected near the Agua Dulce area.
Agua Dulce Community Affected by SoCal Edison Power Shutoffs
While local health care officials have been asking for the community’s help in creating personal protective equipment since the onset of the pandemic, now the message is simpler: Abide by public health guidelines.
COVID-19 Surge Impacting Henry Mayo
Logix Federal Credit Union is supporting College of the Canyons Foundation’s Student Resource & Success Fund with its Double Your Dollars campaign.
Logix Encouraging Community to Take Part in COC’s  Double Your Dollars Campaign
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Santa Clarita officials announced plans to file an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit to block Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban, which went into effect the day before Thanksgiving.
‘Draconian Behavior:’ City Council to Support Suit to Block Outdoor Dining Ban
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2nd Death at Henry Mayo This Week; SCV Cases Total 9,230
Santa Clarita’s new Volunteer Hub at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com is a one-stop-shop that connects area nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
Need Volunteers? Want to Be One? Check City’s Volunteer Hub
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Vlad Kravets.
Found: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Sought Public’s Help
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
Barger Calls for $10M in CARES Act Funds for Businesses Hurt by COVID Restrictions