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SUSD Appoints New President, Clerk; New Members Sworn In
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

The Saugus Union School District Governing Board conducted swearing-in ceremonies on Tuesday for trustees elected this past November. The three sworn in include two new trustees – Laura Arrowsmith and David Barlavi – as well as re-elected board member and outgoing Board President, Christopher Trunkey. Additionally,...

Hart District Elected Members Sworn In

Three members of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board re-elected last month were sworn in for their next four-year terms Wednesday night at the board’s annual re-organizational meeting. Joe Messina (third term), Bob Jensen (third term) and Dr. Cherise Moore (first full term)...

Nov. 7: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set for Wednesday, Nov.7, at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. A closed session will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the regular meeting will follow at 7:00 p.m. Please...

Hart Governing Board Honors District’s Classified Employees
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

Nineteen classified employees were honored as the employees of the year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting. The employees, which include custodians and secretaries, health technicians and therapists, represent every school and the district office. The...

Castaic Union School District Selects John Richard as Newest Board Member

The Board of Trustees at Castaic Union School District voted Tuesday to select John Richard to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Area D Trustee Susan Christopher. “We are thrilled to welcome John Richard, who is a district parent of two students himself, to the Board of Trustees,” said...

Oct. 24: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7:00 p.m., at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. There will be a closed session, which starts at 5:30 p.m. Please note: This meeting...

COC Foundation Appoints New Board Members
Thursday, Jul 5, 2018

Brian Koegle The College of the Canyons Foundation, which helps generate philanthropic support for the college, recently installed new officers on its Board of Directors for 2018-19. Effective July 1, Brian Koegle, Partner at Poole & Shaffery, serves as chairman, Tamara Gurney, President and Chief...

June 30: Tom Petty Tribute at California Innovation Park
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

The David Fernandez Singer Songwriter Salute Series continues with a tribute to Tom Petty. The WiSH Foundation will also be on hand to collect gently used musical instruments during the concert for distribution to music programs in the Hart School District. Due to high demand for tickets and to get...

Saugus Schools Seeking New Superintendent
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

The search for the next superintendent of the Saugus Union School District will begin Thursday at a special meeting of the school board. The move comes on the heels of Superintendent Joan Lucid’s announcement of her retirement, which will be effective June 29. Lucid has spent 37 years with the...

Lucid to Retire After 37 Years with Saugus Schools
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

After 48 years as an educator, with 37 of them spent in the Saugus Union School District, District Superintendent Joan Lucid, Ed.D. has announced her retirement – effective June 29, 2018. “I have been honored and humbled to have served 37 years in Saugus Union School District…dedicated to elementary...

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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste
Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
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 by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents