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1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren


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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Cheryl Anne “Cheri” Fleming, 69, of Valencia, passed away from natural causes on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, following a brief illness resulting from a brain aneurysm.
Dec. 11: Services for Community Leader Cheri Fleming to be Live-Streamed
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health again confirms the highest daily number of new cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Surge; 10,201 Total SCV Cases
Are your plants growing slower than you would like? Feeling a little frustrated? The health of your plants depends on the soil they’re planted in and the fertilizer you use to help them grow!
SCV Water Takes On Proper Soils, Fertilizers at Next Virtual Gardening Class
After imposing a temporary ban on outdoor dining, Los Angeles County health officials have to prove in court how it poses a significant risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to a county judge’s ruling Wednesday.
L.A. County Ordered to Provide Proof Outdoor Dining Poses COVID-19 Risks
Some Santa Clarita Valley residents were without power Thursday morning, while others remained under consideration for power shut-offs amid Red Flag conditions.
Red Flag Conditions Prompt SCV Power-Shutoffs
The Los Angeles County Probation Department is the recipient of a one-year, $356,615.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to monitor high-risk, repeat DUI offenders.
County Probation Receives Grant to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new regional stay-at-home order Thursday, aimed at getting residents to stay home as much as possible in areas hardest hit by the COVID-19 surge for at least three weeks, with L.A. County on track to be placed under the order in the coming days.
New Regional Stay-at-Home Order Issued for California
JCI Santa Clarita, a premier young professional organization in the community, is partnering with our local WiSH Education Foundation to present the First Annual Virtual WiSH Run starting Friday, Jan. 1 - Saturday, Jan 9.
JCI Santa Clarita, WiSH Foundation Partner for Inaugural Virtual WiSH Run
(CN) — Real estate developers who promised to fund a nonprofit dedicated to preserving 90% of a 270,000-acre property north of Los Angeles are violating a 12-year-old pact by cutting their quarterly conservation payments, environmental groups claim in a new lawsuit.
Tejon Ranch Accused of Violating Pact to Fund Conservation
The city of Santa Clarita encourages interested residents to apply for several positions serving on the Arts Commission; the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission; the Planning Commission; and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel (FAAP).
Santa Clarita Seeking Local Residents for Appointment Vacancies
GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, is launching this week in Santa Clarita.
GreenPal Lawn Mowing App Launches in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation (SCVEF) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a virtual Teacher Tribute on Friday, Dec. 4, at 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 4: SCV Education Foundation’s Virtual Teacher Tribute
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 40 new deaths and 5,987 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the total number of Santa Clarita Valley residents diagnosed with the virus topped 10,000.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Record Hospitalizations in L.A. County; SCV Total Cases Top 10K
In response to the current surge of COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is suspending in-person outdoor programs in accordance with the county's Nov. 30 "Safer At Home" Health Officer Order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
L.A. County Parks Halt In-Person Outdoor Programs Due to COVID-19 Surge
The California Interscholastic Federation or CIF has postponed youth sports competitions including championship events until at least Jan. 1, due to the surge in COVID-19 cases statewide.
CIF Postpones Education-Based Athletics into 2021
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and more than 50 other lawmakers are demanding answers from Bank of America surrounding the state Employment Development Department’s latest problem: the freezing and draining of unemployment benefits in EDD accounts.
Lawmakers Demand Answers from Bank of America on Draining of EDD Accounts
Noah Michael Englerth of Castaic has been missing a month, and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating him.
Missing: Noah Englerth of Castaic; LASD Asks Public’s Help
With a multiday Red Flag warning issued throughout Southern California, multiple parts of the Santa Clarita Valley remained under consideration for power shutoffs Wednesday.
SCE Warns of Power Shutoffs, State Readies Fire Resources
Santa Ana winds are forecast to return this week, bringing another fire weather watch to the Santa Clarita Valley after thousands across the region faced power shutoffs on Thanksgiving.
Santa Ana Winds Return, SCV Under Fire Weather Watch
A spokesman for the William S. Hart Union High School District confirmed Tuesday a food services worker “participating in meal service on (Nov. 23-24) at Golden Valley High School has since tested positive for COVID-19.”
Hart District Confirms GVHS Food Worker Diagnosed with COVD-19
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
SCV Water ongoing communication efforts surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals were honored with a PRism Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Los Angeles Chapter (PRSA-LA).
SCV Water’s PFAS Community Outreach Earns Top Honors