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1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [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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NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
Join Landmark Opera at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church as it presents Gilbert and Sullivan's famous operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Feb. 5: Landmark Opera Presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’
In Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation's latest episode, you’ll learn about DrinkPAK, a premier contract manufacturer of premium alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages based in Santa Clarita.
SCVEDC’s Latest Podcast Features DrinkPAK CEO Nate Patena
The College of the Canyons Sports Medicine Program and Valencia High School Medical Science Academy will host the 2023 Sports Medicine Professions Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the college's Valencia campus.
Feb. 4: COC, Valencia High Partner to Host Sports Med Fair
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will present "Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience" on Sunday, May 21. Two shows will be offered at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita PAC Presents ‘Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience’
On Jan. 19, the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation approved long-time board member John Shaffery, managing partner of Poole Shaffery, to step into the role of Board co-chair as successor to Roger Seaver.
John Shaffery Named New SCVEDC Co-Chair
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reminds Santa Clarita Valley residents that the past rain event may have created great riding trails, but riding off highway vehicles unauthorized on private property is considered trespassing.
Unauthorized Off Highway Vehicle Owners Reminded to Remain Off Private Property
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new partnership at a press event today between the California Department of Education and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, to promote new pathways for California Volunteers service corps members — a group that includes 10,000 per year across all corps, including the California Climate Action Corps, AmeriCorps, #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs and #CaliforniansForAll College Corps — to become teachers in California classrooms.
State Schools Chief Unveils Plans to Recruit More Teachers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 23 additional deaths and 1,095 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
Nominations for the 2023 Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce Business Choice Awards is coming to a close soon.
Jan. 31: Deadline for Nominations for Chamber’s Business Choice Awards
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued beach closures for the following areas due to the release of approximately 64,000 gallons of untreated sewage:
Several Beaches Close Due to 64k Gallons of Sewage
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2021-22 fiscal year.  
Audit of COC Bond Spending Affirmed
Nominations for the yearly SCV Man & Woman of the Year are coming to a close, but there is still several days left to submit a nomination. 
Last Chance to Nominate 2023 SCV Man & Woman of the Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning For Jan. 25
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed Supervisors Lindsey P. Horvath’s and Hilda Solis' motion to extend COVID-19 eviction protections for renters and further the process of setting up rental assistance programs for renters and owners. 
Supervisors Extend Eviction Protections For County
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors asked the State of California to launch an investigation into natural gas utility bill spikes that County residents experienced this month and to develop a plan to prevent future spikes.
County Requests State Leaders Investigate Natural Gas Price Increase
With their striking orange wings laced with black lines and bordered with white dots, monarch butterflies and their annual migration south from the United States and Canada to California and Mexico have become the stuff of legend. But habitat loss threatens the future of not just the butterflies, but other pollinators essential to the nation’s ecosystems.
CSUN Student Receives Grant to Increase Habitat for Butterfly, Other Pollinators
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 22 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,254 new cases countywide and 20 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Adds 20 Cases to Total Count
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion today by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell that establishes a $45M countywide relief fund for small property owners. The new rent relief program will benefit mom-and-pop property owners hardest hit by non-payment of rent.
Board of Supes to Bring $45M in Relief for Small Property Owners
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 20 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 919 new cases countywide and 118 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 20 New COVID Deaths, 919 New Cases in County
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