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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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Hart District Awaits Action on Construction Funding
Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

The following commentary was submitted by the William S. Hart Union High School District.   California voters went to the polls in 2016 and made it clear they wanted elected state officials to spend more money on school construction and passed Proposition 51 to invest $9 billion to upgrade aging...

Hart District Refi’s Measure SA Bond, Saves Nearly $4 Mil.
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

The William S. Hart Union High School District has restructured the financing of its Measure SA general obligation fund, saving Santa Clarita Valley taxpayers $3.69 million. Similar to refinancing a home mortgage, the District locked in lower interest rates in order to lower its borrowing costs. However,...

COC Prepares Hart District Teachers for New Science Standards
Friday, Jun 17, 2016

With new science standards set to begin in the Hart District, professors from College of the Canyons hosted a four-day training session for Hart District teachers to prepare them for the new “Next Generation Science Standards” curriculum. As part of the training for Next Generation Science Standards,...

WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Honoree for Alumni Award Ceremony
Friday, May 13, 2016

The WiSH Education Foundation is proud to announce a new honoree added to their Distinguished Alumni Awards to be held on May 21 in the Modular Theater at California Institute of the Arts, beginning at 8 p.m. Immediately following the show, attendees will proceed to the Superintendent’s Ball, which...

Valencia Vocalists to Perform At Monterey Jazz Fest
Friday, Apr 15, 2016

Valencia High School’s “Two N’ Four” Vocal Jazz Ensemble was one of two high school vocal groups from across the nation chosen to perform at the Monterey Jazz Festival with Quincy Jones, Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter and Pat Metheny this September. Over the weekend, 68 groups from around the...

Sequoia Demonstrates Common Core, Next-Gen Science with CSI-type Whodunit
Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

It was not quite crime scene investigation, but it was a “whodunit.” A very creative way to illustrate the rigor of Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards was on display March 24 at Sequoia School as students led their families through the Sequoia Samurai Crime Scene Investigation...

Feb. 3-4: AOC to Hold Prospective Student Info Nights
Friday, Jan 15, 2016

Academy of the Canyons Middle College High School is beginning the 2016-2017 application process. The Academy is a unique Hart district opportunity for mature students in grades 9 through 12 to attend college while in high school. Students have the opportunity to finish at least one year of college for...

Sturgeon, Storli Sworn Into Hart District Board
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

[KHTS] – The William S. Hart Union High School District welcomed in two governing board members, one new and one returning, at its meeting on Wednesday evening. Newcomer Linda Storli and re-elected Steve Sturgeon were sworn in on Wednesday by Vicki Engbrecht, the district’s superintendent. Storli...

Hart District Addresses Privacy Issues at Golden Valley High School
Friday, Dec 4, 2015

William S. Hart Union High School District administrators are providing alternative accommodations for students who are concerned about sharing a locker room and restrooms with transgender students. Controversy erupted earlier this week when a Facebook page emerged in protest of an invasion of privacy...

Hart District Recognizes Teachers, Employees at Luncheon
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015

The Hart School District recognized the 16 Teachers of the Year and 19 Classified Employees of the Year Tuesday at a luncheon held at Robinson Ranch Golf Club. The teachers honored were: Robert Walker, Academy of the Canyons Jonathan Nez, Arroyo Seco Junior High School April Soria, Bowman High School Alexis...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana