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2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
Sturgeon, Storli Sworn Into Hart District Board
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

[KHTS] – The William S. Hart Union High School District welcomed in two governing board members, one new and one returning, at its meeting on Wednesday evening. Newcomer Linda Storli and re-elected Steve Sturgeon were sworn in on Wednesday by Vicki Engbrecht, the district’s superintendent. Storli...

Storli Upsets Mercado-Fortine on Hart Board; Other Incumbents Win
Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015

Linda Storli Santa Clarita Valley voters made a change Tuesday when they retired longtime Hart School Board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine and replaced her with first-time challenger Linda Storli-Koontz. With all precincts reporting, Storli-Koontz garnered 1,193 votes (56.65 percent) to Mercado-Fortine’s...

Oct. 22: SCVi Charter to Host Hart District Candidates Forum
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

SCVi Charter School is hosting a “Meet the Candidates” forum on Thursday evening to provide the community an opportunity to get to know the four candidates seeking election to two districts’ seats on the board of trustees for the William S. Hart Union High School District. “This is a great opportunity...

Storli, Mercado-Fortine Square Off for Hart School Board Seat
Sunday, Oct 11, 2015

Incumbent Gloria Mercado-Fortine and challenger Linda Storli fielded questions Saturday from journalists Saturday as KHTS AM-1220, SCVTV, The Signal and Cougar News hosted a candidate forum for the William S. Hart Union High School District Trustee Area 1 seat. The forum will be televised beginning...

Recent High School Grad Leads Funding Race for School Board
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015

[KHTS] – The candidates for the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board have filed their state forms showing how much campaign money they’ve raised, and from whom. The election is slated to be held Nov. 3, 2015 for Trustee Area Number 1, which includes parts of northern...

SCV Council PTA to Host Hart District Candidates Forum
Friday, Oct 2, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Council PTA will host a candidates forum for the upcoming William S. Hart Union High School District governing board election on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The forum will be held in the multipurpose room at Valencia Valley Elementary School, 23601 Carrizo Drive. This...

Hart District Students Get Involved on Election Day
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

Thousands of students from throughout the Hart School District had a firsthand look at the electoral process through mock elections on campuses, special government and history lessons highlighting the election process and at least two classes that took tours of a polling place. Dozens of students from...

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2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced their participation as a Neighborhood Champion during the 11th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, 2020, to help encourage residents to support small businesses.
SCV Chamber of Commerce Participates in Small Business Saturday
Advantage Media Services, Inc. has partnered with the Val Verde Sheriff's Youth Activity League for the tenth year in a row to help give families in need a Thanksgiving meal through YAL's 'Adopt a Family' program.
AMS Fulfillment Employees ‘Adopt a Family’ for Thanksgiving
Los Angeles County is offering a number of resources to help families and seniors with meal assistance during the holiday season.
L.A. County Offering Meal Assistance to Families and Seniors
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 8 new deaths and the county's highest-ever daily number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 -- 6,124 since Sunday -- as unincorporated Canyon Country recorded its first COVID fatality over the weekend.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Over Weekend, SCV Sees 436 New Cases, 1 New Death
The city of Santa Clarita is calling for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to justify the new Health Officer Order update that bans outdoor dining for at least the next three weeks starting Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Officials Call for Hearing on L.A. County Outdoor Dining Ban
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, November 24, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
November 24: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the county Department of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further restrictions including another "Safer at Home" order, she said in a statement Monday morning.
Barger Opposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses
Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials on Sunday reported the county’s five-day average COVID-19 case rate had reached more than 4,000, prompting another tightening of pandemic safeguards and restrictions, including restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars.
L.A. County to Prohibit Dining as COVID-19 Numbers Keep Climbing
Researchers who correctly forecasted the growth of COVID-19 infections over the summer issued a warning Monday that cases could nearly double by Inauguration Day, January 20, when presumptive President-elect Joe Biden is to be sworn into office.
Forecast: COVID-19 Cases Could Double by Inauguration Day
The California Retailers Association released a safe holiday shopping video with guidelines and best practices to help employees and consumers be safe during the holiday season.
California Retailers Association Releases Safe Holiday Shopping Video
Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to conduct a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
To encourage safe travel during the Thanksgiving holiday, the California Highway Patrol will enact a Maximum Enforcement Period beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 29.
CHP Sets Thanksgiving Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period
1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
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1843 - Rancho Castec (Lebec-Tejon area) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]
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1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 35 new deaths and 4,272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 357,451 Cases in L.A. County, 8,634 Cases in SCV
The families of Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell, the two students who died during the Saugus High School shooting filed wrongful death lawsuits Monday against the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Muelhberger, Blackwell Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Hart District
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department’s recorded production of “Woyzeck” is available to stream online for free now through Saturday, Dec. 12.
COC Theatre’s Production of ‘Woyzeck’ Now Streaming
City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation officials said Friday that 149 small businesses within the SCV have been approved to receive one-time COVID relief grants of up to $5,000 per business as reimbursement for COVID-related expenses.
Santa Clarita, SCVEDC Award COVID Relief Grants to Small Businesses
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is extending its pause in global sailing operations in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order” pertaining to the resumption of U.S. cruise operations.
Princess Cruises Extends Sailing Operations Pause into 2021
The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter has recognized the Inclusive Play Area at Santa Clarita's Canyon Country Park as one of its 2020 'Projects of the Year.'
Santa Clarita Inclusive Play Area Named a ‘Project of the Year’
The Newhall School District has decided to allow preschool reopenings, giving their preschool program director the green light to reopen three preschool sites.
Newhall School District OK’s Preschool Reopenings
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday asked Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving and only celebrate with people they live with.
Health Officials Urge Americans to Stay Home for Thanksgiving