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1935 - Newhall deputy Archie Carter sentenced to 1 year in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor after his wife fatally shot his 20-year-old mistress (the age of majority was 21). [story]
Archie Carter


LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
Hart District Class Sizes to be Reduced Due to More Staffing, Lower Enrollment
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Class sizes in the William S.Hart Union High School District will be smaller for the 2016-17 school year — reduced by an average of one student per class, according to district officials. Read the full story [here].

Hart Students Win Big at Student Television Network Conference
Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016

Students from four different schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District won honors at the annual Student Television Network Conference March 10-13 in Atlanta. A total of 27 students won awards with three first place awards going to four schools, along with a third and five honorable mentions.   West...

West Ranch Wins Gold at Academic Decathlon Competition
Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

The West Ranch High School Academic Decathlon team won five individual gold medals and earned a top 10 finish in the Los Angeles County Regional Competitions, making the team qualified to compete at the state level. Out of the team of nine students, Shane Cho and Camden Yi won Gold in the interview competition,...

Hart District to Insert Athletic Trainers into Local High Schools
Thursday, Jan 21, 2016

The William S. Hart Union High School District announced it will be teaming up with Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to bring athletic trainers to each of the six area high schools. The move was announced during a press conference Thursday morning and officials hope it will keep student athletes healthier...

Hart Honors Retiring Employees
Friday, May 22, 2015

Family and friends filled the governing board room Wednesday to honor 38 employees retiring from the Hart School District. Nineteen classified and 19 certificated retirees logged more than 500 years of combined service to the district. “We would like to congratulate all the Hart District certificated...

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Two road rage incidents left one person in custody and another badly shaken up. The William S. Hart Union School District got their new voting districts approved. A Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund Grant request from the Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation was approved...

Hart Officials to Discuss Election Maps at Public Meetings
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[KHTS] Hart district officials are holding a series of meeting to gather input on election maps expected to shape the junior high and high school district’s future ballots. The meetings are being held by the law firm and a firm selected by district attorneys Fagan, Friedman and Fulfrost, according...

Program Encourages Students to Graduate and Attend College
Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

[KHTS – Newsroom] Sixteen graduates from the College of the Canyons and William S. Hart Union High School District Upward Bound Program are expected to begin their first semester at COC after completing a college preparatory program designed to empower students to graduate from high school and...

Hart School District to Host 4th Annual College & Career Fair
Monday, Aug 11, 2014

High School students entering 11th and 12th grade in the fall are invited to attend the Hart School District’s 4th Annual College & Career Fair on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, from 6:30 – 9 pm, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. More than 110 colleges and universities from across the country, career...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, June 23, 2014
Monday, Jun 23, 2014

The Castaic Union School District called a special meeting Monday night to look at several items. The Fourth of July is approaching and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station is reminding residents about the consequences of illegal fireworks. KHTS hosted the 33rd Annual Country Showdown preliminary...

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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death on Monday, bringing the total of COVID-19 related deaths to 153, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Officials Report 153rd Death; Urge Those Eligible to Get Vaccinated
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to announce the return of the Summer Book Bag Sale!
Friends of Santa Clarita Library Hosting Summer Book Bag Sale Once Again
Rancho Camulos Museum has launched a new visitor experience at the Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark, "Last Sundays at the Landmark."
Rancho Camulos Launches ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘NCIS,’ ‘Leviathan,’ ‘MTV Cribs International,’ 8 More Productions
Registration Now Open for River Rally Volunteers
Registration Now Open for River Rally Volunteers
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $1.6 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2021, compared to net income of $398 thousand, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2020.
Mission Valley Bank Releases 2Q Earnings
Saugus High School graduate Abbey Weitzeil anchored Team USA to a silver medal in the women’s 4×100 medley relay in her final swim of the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
Saugus High Alumna Abbey Weitzeil Anchors Relay Team to Silver
Santa Clarita is known throughout the state and the nation as a beautiful, safe community.
Miranda: Enjoy All that Santa Clarita Is Offering This Summer
The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its Regular Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 4, beginning with a closed session at 6:00 p.m., followed immediately with open session at 7:00 p.m.
Hart District Returning to In-Person Meetings; Public May Now Attend
Do you believe in magic? Then join The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall, for “Enchanted: An Evening of Magic” on Friday, Aug. 20, at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets Now Available for ‘Enchanted: An Evening of Magic’ at The MAIN
Majestic Princess returned to Seattle on Sunday, concluding its sailing to Alaska and marking the first successful United States voyage for Princess Cruises following the extended pause in operations.
Princess Cruises Concludes First Successful Voyage Following Operations Pause
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced Saturday morning that she’s planning to introduce a motion requiring all county employees “to get the vaccine or face weekly COVID testing.”
Hahn Announces Plan to Propose Vaccine Mandate for L.A. County Employees
1935 - Newhall deputy Archie Carter sentenced to 1 year in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor after his wife fatally shot his 20-year-old mistress (the age of majority was 21). [story]
Archie Carter
1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
Leona Cox
1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
COC Awarded Nearly $75K Grant for Bee Research
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host “Moments of Zen” as the latest art exhibition featured in City Hall’s First Floor Gallery, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
Community Encouraged to Explore City Hall’s ‘Moments of Zen’ Art Exhibit
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
SCV Nonprofit Holds Annual Back to School Bash for Foster Youth
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Extends Water Use Warning for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County is holding a free, drive-thru Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection on Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station.
July 31: Free Drive-Thru Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a webinar on Thursday for local educational agencies (LEAs) and education partners to lead a discussion on how schools can use new state and federal funding to invest in strategies that will facilitate a safe and impactful return to in-person learning.
Health, Education Experts Address Ways to Invest New Funding into Safe In-Person Learning