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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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Stars Share Spotlight as Cowboy Festival Turns 25
Sunday, Apr 22, 2018

Veterans of the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival stage were honored Saturday night as the city celebrated the festival’s silver anniversary at William S. Hart Park in Newhall. Highlight of the evening was the presentation of branding irons bearing Hart’s monogram to eight performers, some of whom have...

Hart Park Volunteer of Month (May 2017): Becki Basham
Thursday, May 11, 2017

William S. Hart Regional Park is pleased to announce that Becki Basham has been named Hart Park Volunteer of the Month for May 2017. Becki came to Hart Park after reading a newspaper article requesting new volunteers in the spring of 2006. She joined the Friends of Hart Park and completed a six-week...

County Names New Head of Hart Park, Tesoro Adobe
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

Eric Reifman has been promoted to superintendent of William S. Hart Regional Park and Tesoro Adobe Historic Park, effective Feb. 2. Reifman, 35, of Newhall, succeeds Norm Phillips, to whom Reifman previously reported. Phillips was promoted last fall to superintendent of the Castaic Lake Recreation Area,...

Hart Park Boss Promoted to Castaic Lake
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016

Phillips at the Hart of the West Powwow on Sunday. Photo: Leon Worden Norman Phillips, longtime superintendent of L.A. County’s William S. Hart Regional Park in Newhall, has been promoted to Regional Superintendent III and will oversee the county’s Castaic Lake Recreation Area. “Norm brings extensive...

September 10-11: Model Trains Coming to Hart Park
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation and the High Desert Modular Model Railroad Club will be presenting their model railroad layout at William S. Hart Regional Park’s Hart Hall in September. Guests will have the opportunity to see many passenger and freight trains passing through...

Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival a Wild Western Good Time
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016

The 2016 Cowboy Festival drew young and old to William S. Hart Park Saturday. While the music always attracts attendees, there are also plenty of historical displays, vendors, and food to entertain all. The Cowboy Festival continues Sunday and runs until 6 p.m.

Hart Park Volunteer of the Month (April 2016): Denny Truger
Friday, Apr 22, 2016

One of the greatest resources that we have in the William S. Hart Park Barnyard is our wonderful volunteer base. William S. Hart Regional Park is pleased to announce that Dennis “Denny” Truger has been selected Hart Park’s Volunteer of the Month for April 2016. Denny has been volunteering at Hart...

Vendors Sign Up Now for June Art Show at Hart Park
Saturday, Apr 2, 2016

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation is accepting vendor applications for the 2016 Artisan Row Home Arts and Crafts Show at William S. Hart Park. The two-day event will showcase handmade toys, bed and bath items, an array of fashion accessories both handmade and commercial, fabrics...

Hart Park Volunteer of the Month (March 2016): Andrea Donner
Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

Andrea Donner | Photos by Denny Truger William S. Hart Regional Park is pleased to announce that Andrea Donner has been named Hart Park Volunteer of the Month for March 2016. Andrea is one of Hart Park’s most dedicated volunteers. She has helped out faithfully one day a week for two and a half years. In...

Hart Park Volunteer of the Month (Feb. 2016): Sylvia Altamirano
Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

William S. Hart Regional Park is pleased to announce that Sylvia Altamirano has been named Hart Park Volunteer of the Month for February 2016. Sylvia volunteers with the park animal keeper, assisting with the daily care and feeding of the park animals. William S. Hart Reginoal Park recognizes its volunteers...

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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