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1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
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Four Hart District Schools Named 2021 Distinguished Schools
Monday, May 3, 2021

Four high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named 2021 California Distinguished Schools by California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond including Academy of the Canyons, Golden Valley, Hart and West Ranch. “These additional high schools join the ranks of all 2021...

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...

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1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
Joseph Reynier
The Soraya, located at the California State University, Northridge campus, announced it is celebrating both its 10th Anniversary and its reopening with a special gift of five free concerts to welcome back and thank its loyal audience.
The Soraya Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Reopening with 5 Free Concerts
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board member BJ Atkins told The Signal Thursday he has delayed his plan to resign from the board, due to construction delays on a house he is building outside of the agency’s jurisdiction.
Atkins Delays Resigning from SCV Water Board
As the cleanup of close to 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and water at Whittaker-Bermite comes to a close, and while lawyers in bankruptcy court hundreds of miles from the site slice through litigation so that one day stores or homes can be built there, the land itself is reverting to the way it was long before the dynamite makers made a mess of it, where the deer — if not the antelope — and other critters play, marking a robust return of wildlife.
Cleanup of Whittaker-Bermite Land Completed, Land Remains Up in the Air
The city of Santa Clarita and Canyon View Estates have proposed two differing judgments in court filings this month on the matter of a solar panel system at the Canyon Country mobile home park.
City, Canyon View Estates Diverge on Solar Panel System Removal
Newhall School District board members voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the California Department of Public Health to provide new face-covering guidance to give the district discretion over whether to make masks optional.
Newhall School District Votes to Ask CDPH for More Leniency on Mask Policies
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed seven new deaths and 3,058 new cases of COVID-19, marking the third day in a row with more than 2,500 cases reported in a day.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Reports Over 3,000 New COVID-19 Cases for First Time Since February 13; Henry Mayo Reports Highest Hospitalizations since March
With the 2021 Tokyo Olympics getting underway, the final rosters are set and athletes across the country are ready to begin competition and represent the USA at today’s Opening Ceremony — including some of the Santa Clarita Valley’s own elite athletes.
Final Rosters for Tokyo Olympics Include a Handful of SCV Athletes
To kick off its return to service in the U.S., Princess Cruises and Holland America Line held a celebration at the Port of Seattle on Friday, July 23.
Princess Cruises and Holland America Line Kick Off Return To Service In the U.S. From Port Of Seattle
The city of Santa Clarita is calling all Recycle Heroes! The city announced it is inviting residents to participate in a citywide social media contest where residents create their own TikTok video themed after the city’s Recycle Hero campaign, which encourages residents to recycle right.
City Announces Recycle Hero TikTok Social Media Contest
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 13 new deaths and 2,767 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,192 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Sees Surge in Delta Variant; SCV Cases Total 29,192
Green Santa Clarita is excited to launch a newly redesigned website filled with valuable resources and programming for Santa Clarita residents and businesses looking to live more sustainably.
Green Santa Clarita’s Redesigned Website Offers Sustainability Resources
CSUN has named Trent Johnson Interim Head Men's Basketball Coach, the university announced Tuesday.
CSUN Names Trent Johnson Interim Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Los Angeles County Waterworks Districts will begin work to replace a water main in the unincorporated community of Val Verde (District No. 36).
Val Verde Residents Warned of Traffic Delays Due to Upcoming Water Main Project
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, has authored a motion to create a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Homelessness that, if approved, will provide guidance and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on reforms to solve the homelessness crisis throughout Los Angeles County.
Barger Proposes Blue-Ribbon Commission on L.A. County’s Homelessness
The Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita was one of 63 nonprofits receiving part of the $750,000 in grant awards from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, as a part of the County's Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) program.
Child & Family Center Receives L.A. County Arts and Culture Grant
After several fires in the Santa Clarita Valley this past week, everyone from utility representatives to fire officials to meteorologists is reminding residents that, due to unusually dry weather during fire season, they should have their Ready! Set! Go! plans ready to go.
Residents Reminded of Wildfire Action Plan as Officials Brace for Fire Season
A Los Angeles County Fire Department captain was arrested on suspicion of assault following an altercation in Stevenson Ranch earlier this month.
LACoFD Fire Captain Arrested on Suspicion of Assault After Stevenson Ranch Altercation
Mayor Bill Miranda spoke directly with the committee recommending the transfer of violent juvenile offenders to Camps Scott and Scudder on Wednesday, saying the move required more environmental impact reports and public outreach.
Miranda Tells Camps Scott, Scudder Committee More EIRs, Public Outreach Required
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted Wednesday the first American Indian Education Oversight Committee (AIEOC) meeting since 2017.
State Schools Chief Hosts First American Indian Education Oversight Committee Meeting Since 2017
2000 - Historic Larinan house in Pico Canyon burns down [story]
Larinan house burning
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced that Logix Federal Credit Union will continue to sponsor the hospital's Foundation Palliative Care Teddy Bear program. 
Henry Mayo And Logix Announces Continued Partnership In Palliative Care Teddy Bear Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday seven new deaths and 2,551 new cases and of COVID-19, with 29,104 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. 
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports Two Additional Deaths; L.A. County Reports 20-Fold Case Increase Since June