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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [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...

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Following months of renovations and preparation for a grand reopening, the city of Santa Clarita-owned ice rink has a new name and brand, The Cube - Ice and Entertainment Center.
City Reveals New Name of City-Owned Ice Rink
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 2,110 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccine Allocation to Increase Next Week; SCV Cases Total 26,403
On Friday, the California Department of Public Health released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework focused on activities that can be conducted outdoors with consistent masking which will take effect April 1.
State Updates Blueprint, Outdoor Activities and Theme Parks Set to Reopen
The Newhall School District announced Friday the implementation of the first Junior Kindergarten program in the Santa Clarita Valley which will offer students who turn five years old between July 1 and Sept. 1 the opportunity to enroll in school and enjoy the benefits that both Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Traditional Kindergarten currently provide.
Newhall School District Announces First Junior Kindergarten Program in SCV
The SCV Adventure Play Foundation is set to host its virtual Spring Thing Fling fundraiser on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual Spring Thing Fling Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
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