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1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
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Deadline For Hart District Oversight Committee Extended
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

[KHTS] – The application deadline to become a part of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee has been extended to allow more applicants to submit. All completed applications must now be sent to Pam Mencuri via email by Monday, Nov. 16 at 4...

Polling Places Announced for Hart District, Newhall County Water Elections

[KHTS] – As the November elections grows closer, the polling places for the William S. Hart Union High School District and Newhall County Water District elections have been announced. Two seats are up for election for Newhall County Water District as well as the Hart School District in Trustee...

Rodriguez, Head of Hart District Construction Projects, Resigns
Thursday, Sep 10, 2015

Ben Rodriguez, chief operating officer of the William S. Hart Union High School District, has chosen not to renew his contract which was set to expire in June 2016, the district announced Thursday. The Hart School Board accepted Rodriguez’s resignation at its Wednesday might meeting. His departure...

Tool Maker Donating CNC, 3D Printing Machines to Hart District
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

SMTCL, the world’s largest machine tool builder, will be donating machines to a few local high schools in Santa Clarita. The schools that will be receiving the machines are part of a new Career Pathways program called Advanced Technologies. The program will feature a set of courses to introduce...

Teen Dating Violence: What You Need to Know
Monday, Apr 27, 2015

The William S. Hart Union School District, in cooperation with Parent and Student Empowerment, will present “Teen Dating Violence: What YOU Need to Know” on Thursday, May 7, at Arroyo Seco Junior High School.  The program begins at 6 p.m. One in four teens will experience some form of dating violence....

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

The cause of death for a baby girl found dead in the cab of a truck back in January has been released. Two bills have taken aim at the high speed rail plan and now those two bills have been shot down. College of the Canyons is lending a helping hand to the Hart Union School Districts Robotics Team with...

SCVTV’s Caldwell Going to Hart District as Public Affairs Officer
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015

SCVTV Sports Director Dave Caldwell The Governing Board of the Hart School District and Superintendent Vicki Engbrecht announced the hiring of Dave Caldwell as the district’s Public Affairs Officer at Wednesday night’s board meeting. Caldwell comes to the district from SCVTV where he has...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

A vigil for a murdered infant drew nearly 100 people to Old Orchard Park in Newhall on Tuesday night. The Santa Clarita City Council approved nearly $150,000 dollars in grants at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Three businesses in Santa Clarita awarded 5 grants to the Hart School District. The city...

d’Autremont Promoted to Canyon High Principal
Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

The Hart School District announced the appointment of Jason d’Autremont to the position of Canyon High School Principal at the regular Hart District Governing Board meeting held on Dec. 10, 2014. He will replace Mike Kuhlman, who was promoted to assistant superintendent of education services for the...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, October 17, 2014
Friday, Oct 17, 2014

Hart district officials released maps for what our junior high and high school district might look like in future elections, if they abandon at-large votes in favor of trustee areas. Big band music fans enjoyed a special performance by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra who performed at West Ranch...

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1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Donna Manfredi as the principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Donna Manfredi Takes Helm at Golden Oak Adult School
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
L.A. County Announces New Probation Oversight Commission Leadership Team
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
COC University Center Hosting Virtual Open House
The Santa Clarita Public Television Authority will hold its regular meeting virtually Monday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.
April 19: Santa Clarita Public Television Authority Virtual Regular Meeting
SCV Water has received a nearly $250,000 California Special Districts Association Public Safety Power Shutoff program allocation from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).
Cal OES Awards SCV Water $250K Grant
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
KCET Documentary to Feature L.A. County’s Arts Education
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miranda Joins League of Women Voters, COC for Virtual Conversation on Local Government
A woman died after having been rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in a Saugus neighborhood early Thursday morning.
LASD Investigating Deadly Saugus Stabbing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 23 new deaths and 613 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,535 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 16 and Over Now Eligible for Vaccine; SCV Cases Total 27,535
The results of two surveys regarding the controversy surrounding the Hart High School mascot were reported during the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting on Wednesday.
Survey Shows Majority of Staff, Students Favor Keeping Hart Mascot
As students and staff return to schools for in-person instruction, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds everyone to keep the safety of students in mind when traveling around schools.
With Schools Reopening, LASD Reminding Drivers to Keep Student Safety In Mind
1954 - Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden on streets of Newhall for filming of "Suddenly" [story]
Frank Sinatra
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 57 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county prepares to expand vaccination eligibility to residents 16 and older on Thursday.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccination Eligibility to Expand to 16+ Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,515
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has approved $140,000 in funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club through the county's Community Services Block Grant.
Barger to Allocate $140K in County Block Grant Funds to Boys & Girls Club of SCV
California public health officials this week lifted capacity limits on in-person services at places of worship from the state's reopening scheme, following a handful of Supreme Court decisions in favor of congregants challenging the state’s COVID-19 capacity limits.
California Lifts COVID Capacity Limits on Places of Worship
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
Santa Clarita City Council OK’s Funding for Bridge to Home Shelter Relocation
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
CalArtians’ Works on Display at Newhall Crossings
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
Santa Clarita City Council Approves Henry Mayo Expansion Plan
California Senate Bill 546, a measure to extend the state's "iFoster" cell phones and data program for foster youth, has passed out of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee with unanimous support, according to Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Extend ‘iFoster’ Cell Phone Program for Foster Youth Moves Forward
2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
The organizers of high school athletics in Southern California announced Monday their plans to move forward with section championships for a number of outdoor sports.
CIF Announces Plans to Move Forward with Post-Season Play
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party