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1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
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CSUN to Offer Accelerated Credential Program for Aspiring History Teachers
Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021

California State University, Northridge will launch programs in fall 2022 that will expedite the process for getting a credential for those who are interested in teaching history and social science in middle or high school. The Four-Year Integrated (FYI) and Junior-Year Integrated (JYI) History Subject...

Hart Principal Calls for End to ‘Bathroom Trashing’ Social Media Trend
Tuesday, Sep 14, 2021

In an email sent to parents Tuesday morning, Hart High School Principal Jason d’Autremont called for an end to a destructive social media trend that involves students filming themselves “trashing” school bathrooms. In his message to parents, d’Autremont said the social media trend has resulted...

May 17: Agenda for William S. Hart Union High School District Meeting
Monday, May 15, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Governing Board William S. Hart Union HSD May 17, 2017 7:00PM (Closed Session 5:45 pm) Administrative Center 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will include four Public Hearings for items regarding revisions to the Opportunities for Learning (OFL)...

State Superintendent Reports Record High School Graduation Rate
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson reported today that California’s graduation rate increased for the seventh year in a row and is now at a record high for the class of 2016, with the biggest increases during that period taking place among English learners and African American...

April 15: Special Olympics, Hoops of Hope Hosting Annual Shoot-A-Thon
Monday, Apr 10, 2017

Special Olympics Santa Clarita, Tri-Valley and Hoops of Hope are back with the exciting Shoot-A-Thon on Saturday, April 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Gymnasium at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway. Community members and students are invited...

March 25: City Hosts Teen Summit at Newhall Community Center
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Junior high and high school students are invited to come participate in break-out sessions, games and raffles at a Teen Summit on Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center, located at 22421 Market Street. The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Southern...

Bowman H.S. Again Named One of State’s Top Continuation Schools
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

For the fifth year in a row, Jereann Bowman High School has been named a Model Continuation High School by the California Department of Education (CDE), one of 35 schools across the state. These schools are recognized for operating innovative academic programs that help prepare at-risk students for...

Hart School District to Move Elections to Even Years
Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

The County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors has approved a request by the William S. Hart Union High School District to change its governing board member elections to even years. The next governing board member election will be in November 2018. At its meeting held December 20, 2016, the County Board...

Community Comes Together for White Ribbon Week
Friday, May 20, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita, Frontier Toyota, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Department and Safe Rides will team up for the annual White Ribbon Week, which is designed to remind teens and graduating seniors about safe driving. The annual event promotes safe driving...

California High Schools Grads Rank 5th in AP Test Scores
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

California is ranked fifth in the nation in the percentage of 2015 graduates who earned a score of three or higher on an end-of-course Advanced Placement exam taken during their high school careers, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday. Among California graduates,...

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Once again, Kia of Valencia steps up to make a difference for the over 22,000 students of the Hart District.
WiSH Foundation Names Kia of Valencia Major Sponsor
On Tuesday, people all over the world will come together and harness the power of human connection to change our world.
SCV Education Foundation Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
Join the city of Santa Clarita for the 2nd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint | Valencia on Friday, Dec. 2 from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Community Invited to The Cube’s Tree Lighting Ceremony
Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station is now collecting toys as part of the SCV Sheriff’s Station Annual Toy Drive starting Monday.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Annual Toy Drive Underway
As a kid, Jonathan Pinson often found himself next to the drummer for the church.
Drummer Jonathan Pinson Joins CalArts Faculty
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday three additional deaths and 165 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 15 additional deaths and 5,414 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three New SCV Deaths; 165 New Cases
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued an Ocean Water Use Warning for several L.A. County beaches.
Ocean Water Use Warning Issued for Several L.A. County Beaches
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
This holiday season Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley is looking for businesses and individuals to adopt families in need.
Family Promise of SCV Seeks Donors to Adopt Families
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity is committed to expanding apprenticeship opportunities to local workers and building a more diverse workforce in L.A. County.
L.A. County Seeks to Help Establish More Apprenticeship Programs
Princess Cruises, headquartered in Santa Clarita, reported the newly refurbished Diamond Princess welcomed guests onboard for its inaugural sailing from its new homeport, San Diego on Sunday, Nov. 20. The sailing milestone completes the Princess Cruises fleet.
Newly Refurbished Diamond Princess Homeported in San Diego
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 21 new deaths throughout L.A. County over the Thanksgiving holiday in a report that includes numbers for the past two days, as well as 5,244 new cases countywide and 140 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Positivity Rate Increases to 11.2 Percent
Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain runs now on select days through Jan. 1.
Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain
The second annual Newhall Holiday Marketplace will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Newhall Community Center, 22421 Market St., Newhall CA, 91321.
Dec. 4:  Second Annual Newhall Holiday Marketplace
The Golden Valley High School Grizzlies Football Team will compete in the Division 7 CIF Southern Section Championship finals on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Canyon High School football field.
Nov. 26: Golden Valley Grizzlies CIF Championship Game
The Pocock Brewing Co. Seventh Anniversary Beer Festival will benefit the Castaic and Santa Clarita Valley Educational Foundations.
Dec. 3: Pocock Brewing Co. Seventh Anniversary Beer Festival
A bereavement support group to better understand and cope with grief after the loss of a loved one is held Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Henry Mayo Fitness and Health, Education Room 1 24525 Town Center Drive. Valencia, CA 91355.
Nov. 30: Bereavement Support Group at Henry Mayo
Join the Real Way Foundation's Spirits of the Holidays, a charity celebration that brings community members together for music, food, fun and fundraising.
Dec. 3: Real Way Foundation’s Spirits of the Holidays
College of the Canyons sophomore Aly Grodell has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American and All-State Teams, in addition to being named the Western State Conference, South Division Player of the Year to highlight the Cougars' haul of postseason accolades.
Aly Grodell Named AVCA All-American, All-State, WSC Player of the Year
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The Los Angeles County Museum of Arts presented Wednesday a one-year anniversary performance of Diné artist and composer Raven Chacon’s (Music MFA 04) Pulitzer Prize-winning work Voiceless Mass at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.
LACMA Presents CalArtian Raven Chacon’s Voiceless Mass
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