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1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]


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Sept. 21: Foothill League to Begin Fall Conditioning Workouts
Monday, Sep 14, 2020

The Foothill League, which oversees high school sports played through the William S. Hart Union High School District, announces athletes will be able to start conditioning with their teams beginning Monday, September 21. The league includes Canyon, Castaic, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West...

Five SCV Schools Advance to CIF-Southern Section Playoffs
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

The 2019 high school football regular season has come to a close with five SCV schools: Canyon, Hart, Trinity Classical Academy, Valencia and West Ranch advancing to the playoffs and turning their attention to making a deep postseason run after the CIF-Southern Section released the playoff brackets on...

Santa Clarita Valley Football Roundup
Sunday, Oct 21, 2018

Here is the Santa Clarita Valley Football Roundup for Week 9 of the 2018 season. College of the Canyons remains undefeated with a win against East Los Angeles, while Hart handed West Ranch its first defeat of the season.   College of the Canyons: 31 East Los Angeles: 9   West Ranch: 26 Hart:...

Santa Clarita Valley Football Roundup
Sunday, Sep 30, 2018

Here is the roundup of Santa Clarita Valley football scores from this weekend, including Friday night’s matchup between rivals Saugus and Hart and Saturday’s clash between College of the Canyons and Golden West.   College of the Canyons: 26 Golden West: 9   Saugus: 13 Hart: 7   Valencia:...

Hart District Schools Honored by US News & World Report
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

All six comprehensive high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District (Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch) plus Academy of the Canyons were honored with distinctions from the annual U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Rankings. The six comprehensive...

Six SCV High School Football Teams in CIF Playoffs
Monday, Nov 6, 2017

Pairings for the 2017 CIF Southern Section-Ford Championship Football Playoffs were announced at CIF-SS headquarters Sunday, and six Santa Clarita Valley high school teams have made the playoffs. The schools are Hart, Valencia, Golden Valley, Canyon, Saugus and Santa Clarita Christian. Round 1 begins...

Lillibridge Stepping Down as Hart District CFO
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

William S. Hart Union High School District Chief Financial Officer Erin Lillibridge will be stepping down from her position effective May 31, 2017, to become the Chief Business Officer at Granada Hills Charter High School. Lillibridge came to the Hart District from the Nuview School District in Riverside...

May 18:  Reception Welcomes Climate Change Themed Art Exhibit to The MAIN
Monday, May 1, 2017

Abstract aerosol dreamscapes will line the walls of the art gallery in The MAIN in Old Town Newhall during the month of May. The dreamy colorful pieces are part of the new exhibit called “Climate Change,” featuring paintings by Los Angeles based painter, muralist and designer, Sart. The exhibit...

May 5: Hart Regiment Hosting a Fiesta Fundraiser
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

The Hart Regiment is hosting the first Fiesta Fundraiser to raise funds for the Hart Regiment Band and Colorguard on Friday, May 5, 2017. For $20 a ticket, attendees receive dinner featuring spicy Mexican food, dessert, and a drink, plus the chance to listen to the sounds of the Hart Jazz Band and participate...

April 19: William S. Hart Union H.S.D. Governing Board Meeting
Monday, Apr 17, 2017

William S. Hart Union High School District is holding its regular Governing Board meeting on Wednesday, April 19, at 7:00 p.m. The agenda is posted in its entirety below. Regular Meeting of the Governing Board William S. Hart Union HSD April 19, 2017 7:00PM (Closed Session 6:00 p.m.) Administrative...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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 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
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
After declaring himself the winner of the 25th Congressional District or CA-25 race last week, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continued his less-than-1% lead over opponent Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, after a Tuesday vote count update.
Election Update: Garcia Leads by 405 Votes in CA-25 Race
More than 130 California death row inmates received more than $400,000 in unemployment checks meant to help people during the pandemic — and they were not alone, according to prosecutors who announced the massive fraud scheme Tuesday.
Death Row Inmates Collect $400K-Plus in COVID Jobless Benefits Scam
During their regular meeting Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved the proposed Castaic housing development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Supes OK Castaic Housing Project, Sheriff’s Station Funds
A federal judge found California’s ban on “offensive” personalized license plates unconstitutional Tuesday, ruling it constitutes viewpoint discrimination under the First Amendment.
Judge: ‘Offensive to Good Taste’ Rule for California License Plates Infringes Free Speech
A chilly Thanksgiving is in store for the Santa Clarita Valley as a cold-weather alert will be in effect Thursday and Friday due to National Weather Service forecasts of wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Mother Nature to Serve Up Chilly Thanksgiving in SCV
Westfield Valencia Town Center will still get a Costco with a gas station, but not the initially proposed luxury cinema and gym.
Cinema, Gym Cut from Costco Project at Westfield Valencia Town Center
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Following surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 51 new deaths - including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital - and 3,692 new cases of COVID-19.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest Number of Deaths Countywide Since September; 36th Death at Henry Mayo
With more than 60 years of combined experience, Alisha Fonder, Shawn Fonder and Amin Salari are very experienced in their field. Together, they founded Fonder-Salari, Inc. to share their knowledge, experience, innovative thought processes and quality outcomes with their clients.
New Construction Management, Consulting Firm Opens in SCV
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to uphold the Department of Public Health’s decision to halt dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars during Tuesday’s regular board meeting.
Supes Vote 3-2 to Temporarily Halt Outdoor Dining
In a pandemic information ecosystem where uplifting news can be scarce, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced Monday $12 million in CARES Act funds have been awarded to 337 arts nonprofits - including a handful of organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley - suffering from COVID-19 business interruption and closures through its L.A. County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund.
ESCAPE, Canyon Theatre Guild Among L.A. County Arts Nonprofits Awarded CARES Act Funding
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Non-profit organizations that serve lower-income residents of the City are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more.
City Releases Schedule for Community Development Block Grant Meetings
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley produced its 2020 LUNAFEST film festival as a drive-in movie night on Sept. 26 at Castaic Lake.
Zonta Club Lauds LUNAFEST’s Drive-In Format
Santa Clarita City Council members are expected Tuesday to declare vacancies on several commissions and panels for those interested in applying to join the groups behind multiple construction projects, public art and other aspects that shape the City.
City Expected to Declare Several Commission Vacancies
The Santa Clarita Film Office has released the list of television productions currently taking place around the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 29.
11 Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita Valley
The city of Santa Clarita has recently completed the installation of dark fiber at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) campus.
City Completes Dark Fiber Installation at CalArts
A detective seeking the man responsible for a 2017 stabbing murder near Pyramid Lake confirmed a suspect is in the custody of federal marshals Monday.
Murder Suspect in 2017 Pyramid Lake Stabbing Arrested
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced their participation as a Neighborhood Champion during the 11th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, 2020, to help encourage residents to support small businesses.
SCV Chamber of Commerce to Participate in Small Business Saturday