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1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [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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1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
Carey Ranch
The 76.6-mile-long Antelope Valley Line has the third-highest ridership in Metrolink’s system with an estimated average of 9,000 passengers daily. However, the uneven terrain and single-tracking along the line in some areas forces trains to travel at a slower speed which results in an estimated travel time of approximately one hour between Santa Clarita and Union Station.
Metrolink to Hold Public Meetings on AV Line Capacity, Improvements
Team Dragon Eyes, affectionately known as TDE, is gearing up to host its highly anticipated Fifth Annual Dragonboat Festival race on Saturday, June 1 at Castaic Lake, Lower Lagoon.
June 1: Team Dragon Eyes to Host Fifth Annual Dragonboat Festival Race
This year marks the 20th year that the city of Santa Clarita has been hosting the annual Bike to Work Challenge. The community is invited to celebrate by riding a bike to work the week of May 13, and stopping by a pit stop on Thursday, May 16.
Party at the Pit Stop, City Paves Way for 20th Annual Bike to Work Challenge
Ready to take control of your financial future? Join the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Center for Financial Empowerment for the next installment in the Lunch & Learn Financial Capability Month webinar series, "Understanding Credit.
Online Financial Workshops with County DCBA
The Santa Clarita Valley Concert Band will perform a "Starry Might" concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday May 4. The concert, under the direction of Tim Durand, will be held at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321.
May 4: SCV Concert Band Presents ‘Starry Night’ at CTG
After a record-setting 2023 combatting organized retail crime, the California Highway Patrol continues to aggressively disrupt and dismantle illegal operations throughout California.
CHP Continues Organized Retail Crime Crackdown, Recovers $4.2M in Goods
Celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22 with California State Parks at any of the 280 unique park units across the state. State Parks has numerous Earth Day-themed events planned. They include in-person activities such as guided walks and hikes, workdays and a bioblitz, as well as virtual programming with a live dive broadcast exploring the hidden world of the ocean.
April 22: Celebrate Earth Day at California State Parks
1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe
Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s Major Crimes Bureau Detectives worked closely with Century Station Detectives after learning of a serial robbery crew committing crimes throughout Los Angeles County. 
Serial Robbery Crew Arrested
Join the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center for their second annual Cornhole Tournament fundraiser where all proceeds will support mental health services to anyone in need.
May 18: Samuel Dixon Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser
California State University, Northridge will confer honorary doctorates on four alumni, all respected leaders in their fields, at the university’s commencement ceremonies next month.
CSUN to Confer Honorary Degrees on Business & Education Leaders, All Alumni
On Saturday, April 20, 2024 Valencia High School Theatre will host the 104th DTASC (Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California) Shakespeare Festival.
April 20: 104th DTASC Shakespeare Festival at Valencia High School
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity, in partnership with Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell, launched the Commercial Acquisition Fund to provide capital to countywide non-profit organizations, helping acquire and revitalize commercial spaces within local communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   
County Launches Commercial Acquisition Fund To Help Non-Profits
Supervisor Barger issued the following statement today, after the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to implement the Rental Housing Habitability Program
Barger Issues Statement on Newly Approved Rental Housing Habitability Program
The Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will be holding a free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling event for Santa Clarita residents. 
April 16: Free Household Hazardous Waste Event At COC
The award-winning Valencia High School Theatre Arts proudly presents “The Outsiders” directed by Stephen Whelan.
April 24-27: Valencia High Theatre Presents ‘The Outsiders’
1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed a $68.5 million judgment Monday for SCV Water for the cleanup of local groundwater contamination in its case against the Whittaker Corporation.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds SCV Water Judgment Against Whittaker
Angelo Aleman smacked a pair of home runs as College of the Canyons concluded its three-game series vs. Antelope Valley College with a 10-5 home victory at Mike Gillespie Field on Friday. 
Cougars Defeat Antelope Valley College 10-5
Castaic Union School District is thrilled to announce that Lara Frandzel has been selected to participate in the Teacher Innovator Institute at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C
Castaic Educator Selected for Smithsonian’s Teacher Innovator Institute
The city of Santa Clarita’s exciting Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, makes its highly anticipated return this summer for friends, families and neighbors to gather under the evening sky and enjoy free, live musical performances on Saturdays from July 6 to Aug. 24, at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road.
City Releases 2024 Concerts in the Park Lineup
The Master's University men's volleyball team left no doubt about it as they swept the OUAZ Spirit 25-22, 25-14, 25-22 in the season finale Saturday in The MacArthur Center.
Mustangs Capture First GSAC Season Title
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