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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart

Preschool Enrollment Open in Newhall District
Thursday, Mar 3, 2016

The Newhall School District is currently enrolling 3 – 4 year olds in their preschool programs for the upcoming school year.   FULL DAY PROGRAM: Our full day program is located at Oak Hills Elementary School. The hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. five days a week. The monthly tuition...

Newhall School District to Host Open House for All Students
Thursday, Jan 7, 2016

[Newhall School District] – The Newhall School District will be opening its doors to all students, regardless of where they live, to provide parents with information about what the district has to offer during an open house later this month. With a focus on high achievement, the District’s core...

Newhall Schools Plan Move To District-Based Elections
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

[KHTS] – Newhall School District officials are adopting voting districts for their November 2015 elections, officials said Thursday. The districts have yet to be drawn up, but school officials are headed in that direction after a 4-1 vote in Tuesday’s meeting. Brian Walters was the lone vote...

Tribute Honors SCV’s Top Teachers
Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

The SCV Education Foundation honored Santa Clarita Valley teachers at the 31st annual Teacher Tribute at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC on Tuesday. Every year, the foundation gathers the best school teachers together to be honored for their innovative work in engaging students to find...

New Superintendent Taking Over in Newhall
Friday, Jan 30, 2015

The Newhall School District is preparing for a new superintendent on Sunday when longtime Superintendent Dr. Marc Winger will step down and Paul A. Cordeiro will take his place. Cordeiro was most recently with the Carpinteria Unified School District, where he was superintendent. He worked for the Newhall...

Retiring Newhall Schools Chief Feted at Final Meeting
Thursday, Jan 22, 2015

Dr. Marc Winger, longtime superintendent of the Newhall School District, attended his final board meeting Tuesday to cap his 41 years in public education. The meeting was held at Peachland Elementary School where Winger, 62, began his teaching career. School board members approved a resolution changing...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 5, 2014
Friday, Dec 5, 2014

Acton-Agua Dulce school district officials heard both sides from parents, administrators and Santa Clarita school board members Thursday regarding a charter school petition that’s before them now. The Santa Clarita Post Office in Valencia will be open on Sundays for the next couple of weeks....

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014

Deputies recovered the body of a man Wednesday morning who had been missing since a fatal boating accident at Pyramid Lake on Sunday. Newhall School District is changing their elections in response to a letter received from a Malibu law firm. Santa Clarita officials released a copy of the ballot measure...

Four SCV Schools On List of California Distinguished Schools
Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

[KHTS] – Two Newhall District elementary schools were recognized as California Distinguished Schools by the state of California on Wednesday. Meadows and Valencia Valley Elementary Schools were recognized by Tom Torlakson, the state superintendent of public instruction, for the fourth time since...

Newhall District Students Bust a Move for Education
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

[KHTS] – Sixth grade students from two Newhall District schools had the opportunity to perform in front of professional hip hop artists on Friday, as part of the Universoul Hip Hop program that brings dance education into elementary schools. Tiffany Bong, the founder of Universal Hip Hop, came...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
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 Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
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 has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building