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May 21: Saugus Union School District Regular Meeting
Monday, May 20, 2024

The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, May 21, with closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Education Center, located at 24930 Avenue Stanford in Santa Clarita. Items...

Brad Meza Named New Hart High Baseball Coach

Hart High School is proud to announce Brad Meza as the new varsity head baseball coach for its program. Meza takes over a program that was league champions on all three levels in 2024, and most recently the CIF Southern Section Division 2 Champions. Meza has previously been a coach at Hart on the freshman...

June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
Friday, May 17, 2024

Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support! Mark your calendars for Saugus Instrumental Music Program’s upcoming rummage sale, where treasures abound and bargains await Saturday, June 8, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Rosedell Elementary School. Find...

Valencia High’s Girls Flag Football Seeking Donations, Sponsors
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Valencia High School is thrilled to introduce girls flag football to its sports program, offering an inclusive and exciting opportunity for female athletes. Girls flag football was approved by the William S. Hart Governing Board Dec. 6, 2023 as a new, financially self-sustaining sport. Valencia High’s...

Saugus High’s Caitlyn Park Named 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholar
Thursday, May 9, 2024

Saugus High School Senior Caitlyn Park – recipient of the 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholar. The William S. Hart Union High School District is thrilled to announce that Caitlyn Park, a senior at Saugus High School, has been named a 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholar. This prestigious recognition is one...

Hart District to Hear Superintendent Search Firm Presentations
Monday, Apr 29, 2024

A special meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 1. It will be followed by the regular meeting of the Hart Board at 7 p.m. The special meeting at 4:30 p.m. will be an in person meeting. The meeting can also be viewed at https://youtube.com/live/rjXV16iO4l8. PLEASE...

April 23: Saugus Union to Discuss 2023/24 Personnel Report
Monday, Apr 22, 2024

The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, April 23, with closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Education Center, located at 24930 Avenue Stanford in Santa Clarita. The...

Wine on the Roof Tickets Still Available
Monday, Apr 15, 2024

Live jazz music, entertainment by talented William S. Hart Union High School District Students, music by Lance Allyn, be treated to happy hour, plus six seated courses – each one created by a different chef from your favorite local restaurants and paired with fabulous wines, local and statewide....

April 9: Saugus Union Regular Board Meeting
Monday, Apr 8, 2024

The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Education Center, located at 24930 Avenue Stanford in Santa Clarita. Public Session will be held in person and via Zoom Webinar. To connect by computer,...

Kuhlman Stepping Down as Hart District Superintendent
Thursday, Mar 21, 2024

Mike Kuhlman, superintendent of the William S. Hart Union High School District, will be leaving his post effective June 30, 2024, he announced in a district-wide email Wednesday night. Kuhlman is headed north, where he will take over as superintendent of the El Dorado Union High School District. “Almost...

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1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
T.F. Mitchell
The Society Comedy Troupe Improv Night: April Foolsish Show will appear on stage at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall on Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m.
June 1: Society Comedy Troupe Improv Night at The MAIN
"Splash in the Water" at Castaic Lake is a free boating and water safety event for children ages 7 to 14. Presented by California State University, Northridge, and Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation. The program runs on Fridays now throuogh Aug. 9.
‘Splash in the Water’ at Castaic Lake
"The Play That Goes Wrong" will open 8 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at the Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. The opening night performance will also feature a free wine and champagne reception for ticket holders.
May 25-June 29: ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ at CTG
The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter once again recognized the city of Santa Clarita for its accomplishments, honoring the city with three prestigious Public Works awards in 2023.
APWA SoCal Chapter Recognizes Santa Clarita with Trio of Awards
The 55th Annual Los Angeles County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 22, to pay tribute to the law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty and formally inscribed two new names to the memorial wall at the Biscailuz Training Center in East Los Angeles.
Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony Honors Clinkunbroomer
SCV Veterans Memorial Inc. and Eternal Valley Memorial Park will present the 36th annual Santa Clarita Valley Memorial Day Ceremony honoring fallen American heroes on Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m.
May 27: SCV Memorial Day Ceremony at Eternal Valley
The city of Santa Clarita and GreenSantaClarita.com will host a fun, free Eco Hero Show on Friday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to noon.
June 21: Free Eco Hero Show for Ages 5-12
For the second consecutive year, The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center | Powered by FivePoint Valencia, will host a Memorial Day Weekend Hockey Tournament. This year’s tournament will feature 43 teams, from across California. Games will begin Thursday, May 23 and end Monday, May 27.
The Cube Hosts Memorial Day Weekend Hockey Tournament
The College of the Canyons track and field program had a combined 16 student-athletes from the men's and women's teams earn All-Western State Conference honors based on their individual performance at the WSC Championships earlier this month.
Cougar Track & Field Honored with 16 All-WSC Selections
While the first day of the NAIA Track and Field National Championships was mostly about the prelims, there were a few finals that saw The Master's University athletes do well.
TMU Athletes Compete at NAIA Track & Field Championships
The Master's University Men's Gold Jonathan Larson shot a 1-over 73 in the second round of the NAIA Men's Golf National Championships, giving him a two-day total of 5-over 149 to make the cut in Dalton, Ga.
TMU’s Larson Makes Cut at NAIA National Championships
Throughout American history, few occasions resonate with as much solemnity and reverence as Memorial Day. Originating in May of 1868, to commemorate the losses in the Civil War, this revered day serves as a reminder of the countless sacrifices made by generations of servicemen and women in defense of our freedom and democracy.
Laurene Weste | Honoring Our Fallen Heroes
The inaugural Santa Clarita Valley Festival at College of the Canyons will be held Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
Volunteers Sought for Inaugural SCV Book Festival
California State Parks is honoring the service of veterans and active and reserve military members, by offering free admission to 143 participating state park units, including the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve State Natural Reserve, Fort Tejon State Historic Park, Malibu Creek State Park and other Southern California locations, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.
State Parks Offer Veterans, Military Free Admission on Memorial Day
The Santa Clarita Valley Media Collaborative's inaugural NextGen MediaMakers Festival was held Saturday, May 18 at the Canyon Country Community Center.
Inaugural NextGen MediaMakers Festival Celebrates Young Creatives
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
Representatives from The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Office of Violence Prevention today joined other members of the National Offices of Violence Prevention Network at an event hosted by the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention.
Public Health Attends White House Event on Community Violence Intervention
Circle K will offer 40 cents off per gallon of fuel between 4 and 7 p.m. local time Thursday, May 23 during Circle K Fuel Day Pop-Up and 50% off on car washes all day at over 200 participating Circle K locations including Los Angeles.
May 23: Circle K Offers 40 Cents Off For Fuel Day Pop-up
Ditch the predictable and dive headfirst into the Liquid Courage Comedy Hour, Friday and Saturday, June 7 to 8 at 8 p.m. in Old Town Newhall.
June 7: The MAIN Hosts Two Female Lead Comedy Performances
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today joined Assemblymember Chris Ward (D-San Diego) and Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), Chair of the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus, along with teachers, parents, and LGBTQ+ advocates, to announce Assembly Bill (AB) 1955, the Support Academic Futures and Educators for Today’s Youth (SAFETY) Act, to ensure all students have a safe and supportive environment to learn regardless of gender identity. 
Legislators and LGBTQ+ Advocates Announce New SAFETY ACT
 Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announced that his second school transparency bill, which mandates the California Department of Education to publish information on its website about the members selected for its Parent Advisory Council, was approved on the Senate Floor.
Wilk’s Parent Advisory Council Transparency Bill Passes Senate Floor
The Department of Motor Vehicles is making it so easy for Californians to take care of business as part of its customer-focused digital transformation that the DMV will no longer process simple transactions in offices that can easily be completed online or through other convenient options.
DMV Innovations Making it Easier than Ever to Skip Office Trip
California Nurses Association applauds the California Senate’s passage (31-8) of S.B. 1061, which would prohibit consumer reporting agencies from including medical debt on credit reports.
CNA Applauds State Senate’s Passage of S.B. 1061 Removing Medical Debt From Credit Reports
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