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CHP Investigation Into Fatal Collision With Saugus High Student Ongoing
Thursday, May 21, 2015

[KHTS] – The investigation into a fatal collision that killed a Saugus High student last August continues, officials said Thursday, at the request of the District Attorney’s Office. Jennifer Stift, a 17-year-old who would be graduating this spring, was killed after a 17-year-old formerSaugus...

Happy Chinese New Year from Saugus High School (Video)
Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

Saugus High School put on a show celebrating the Chinese New Year on Friday night that showcased the schools cultural side through dances, dinner and games. Students from the International Club and Chinese classes decorated the school’s multi-purpose room with red lanterns, centerpieces featuring...

SCV Sports Roundup for Oct. 24
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

[KHTS] – It’s Week 3 of the Foothill League high school football season. Canyon takes on Saugus in a crucial game for playoff position. Both teams are 1-1. Canyon is coming off its first league win of the season, 28-10, over Golden Valley. Saugus lost to Valencia, 56-19, last week. Listen to...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, August 24, 2014
Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

A Castaic grocery store was left without power after a van struck an electrical box Tuesday at 11:55 a.m. Forty freshmen have been randomly selected to participate in a brand new four-year engineering pathway program at Saugus High School. A bill has been approved by the California Assembly that, if...

Saugus Students Preparing to ‘Pass it on Like Neon’
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014

[KHTS] – Saugus High School students are holding a craft and neon dance event, Pass It On Like Neon: A Path to Kindness, on May 10, school officials announced Friday.   The event is being held by the students of the SHS Students Matter club and gives elementary, junior high and high school students...

Official Statement Regarding Coach Ballard and Saugus Basketball
Friday, Feb 28, 2014

  Bill Bolde, Principal, Saugus High School I recognize the great passion with which Coach Derek Ballard has approached his role as the leader of the Saugus basketball program and I appreciate the way he has given so much of his time and energy to the young men placed in his care. I have taken time...

Hart District Students Enjoy New Science Lab Equipment
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013

[KHTS] Since the beginning of the school year, the science students at Saugus High School have been able to conduct experiments with brand new microscopes, thanks to a WiSH Education Foundation donation. The new equipment is part of nearly $50,000 that was divided among all the William S. Hart Union...

Wendy’s-SCVTV Student Athlete of the Week: Kevin Lee, Saugus
Friday, Sep 14, 2012

This week’s Wendy’s of Santa Clarita and SCVTV Student Athlete of the Week is Kevin Lee from Saugus.  Kevin has a 4.28 GPA and scored 1960 on his first attempt at the SAT.  All he needs to do is look in the mirror to see why he is working so hard in the classroom. “I have to do it...

Saugus Freshman Heads to Olympic Trials
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Saugus High School freshman Abbey Weitzeil is an ordinary teenager with extraordinary talent in the pool.  The 15-year-old is headed to the Olympic Trials June 25 in Omaha, Neb. after qualifying in two events. Unusual as it may sound, making the USA Olympic team has not always been one of Weitzeil’s...

Quon of Saugus Makes Cut in D.C. Science Video Competition
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012

Cameron Quon, a student producer for Saugus High School’s in-house Saugus News Network, has been selected as a finalist in a national science-themed video competition. The 17-year-old’s entry, “Solar Power: Saving With Solar,” is one  of 20 videos selected out of more than 260...

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1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools