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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
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May 18: Annual Retirement Recognition to Precede Hart Board Meeting
Monday, May 16, 2022

The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m. The public meeting will be preceded by the Annual Retirement Recognition at 6 p.m. Friends and colleagues...

March 15: SCV Water Seeks Public Input on Redistricting
Friday, Mar 11, 2022

Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency is undertaking a review of electoral division boundaries, as required by state law. The final virtual public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. Community input is invited. The hearing will share the recommended...

May 27: SCV Water’s Urban Water Management Plan Public Hearing
Thursday, May 20, 2021

SCV Water is undertaking several important planning efforts to ensure adequate longterm water quality and supplies for today and tomorrow. As part of this, SCV Water will hold the first part of a virtual public hearing on Thursday, May 27, at 6:00 p.m. at which time the Board of Directors will receive...

Hart District To “Discuss Potential Course Of Action” Regarding Mascot
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The William S. Hart Union High School District is set to discuss the Hart High School Indian mascot once again during its Wednesday night governing board meeting, but this time with the intention to discuss their potential plans or solutions to the issue. The latest agenda item involving the mascot will...

Proposed Sand Canyon Resort Back Before Planning Commission
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Tuesday, May 18, at 6:00 p.m. The Commission will discuss revised plans for the proposed Sand Canyon Resort. To view the full agenda online, see below. To maximize public safety while still maintaining transparency and public...

SCV Water Reschedules Public Hearing on Water Shortage Contingency Plan
Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021

SCV Water has moved its Board of Directors virtual public hearings on the Water Shortage Contingency Plan and Ordinance from April 26 to June 9 at 6:30 p.m. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment during the hearings, which comes after the 30-day public review and comment period...

Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated...

Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
Monday, Nov 23, 2020

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. The project entails developing an area of three existing single-family residential dwelling units into 157 lots comprised of 137 homes on Sloan...

Nov. 10: Public Hearing to Consider Property Transfer to Family Promise
Thursday, Oct 29, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita will be holding a public hearing at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, City Council meeting to consider the transfer of 32,230 square feet of vacant land, at no cost, to Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley (FPofSCV). As part of the Community Plan to Address Homelessness, the City has...

Public Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Town Center Costco, Cinema Project
Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020

The public will have an opportunity to weigh in at an upcoming hearing at City Hall on a $100-million investment at Westfield Valencia Town Center that proposes to bring a new Costco, and several other new businesses. The Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing on Tuesday,...

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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker
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