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


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Aug. 25: SCVi Charter Hosting College Info Night
Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

Renowned college expert Anne Cochran will be the featured guest speaker Aug. 25 as SCVi Charter School hosts a free college planning night for students and their parents. “We’re honored to be able to feature such a widely respected, award-winning speaker as Anne Cochran,” said Matt Watson, SCVi’s...

SCVi Charter School to Host Annual Art Festival
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015

By Tamara Sosa SCVi Charter School is hosting the 6th annual Express’tival art festival at their campus in Castaic on April 24. The student-led event will showcase student art and allow guests to enjoy live entertainment, dance performances and interactive activities for all ages from 1 p.m. to 7:30...

SCVi Students ‘Charter’ a Glider
Monday, Jan 26, 2015

Most students have to dissect a frog or read about amoeba but SCVi Charter School eighth-grade students are getting the opportunity to to fly an airplane. Along with a curriculum about aviation, officials with SCVi and Southern California Soaring Academy gave seventh and eighth-graders the opportunity...

Jan. 26: SCVi Charter Hosting Upper Grades Info Night
Thursday, Jan 22, 2015

SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school, will host and Upper School information night on Monday, Jan. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Key presentations will showcase what learners can expect for the 9th through 12th grade years at SCVi. Our facilitators will be available to answer parent and learner questions about...

Remo Donates 30 Drums for SCVi Charter Students
Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015

[KHTS] – Remo Inc., a Santa Clarita Valley manufacturer of innovative drums, donated 30 drums to the SCVi Charter School in Castaic Tuesday morning. Remo Belli, owner and founder of Remo, Inc., delivered the drums personally to the school with some students, teachers and administrators present. “SCVi...

Remo to Donate 30 Drums to SCVi Charter School
Monday, Jan 19, 2015

[KHTS] – Remo Belli, the founder of the drum company Remo, is preparing to donate 30 drums to SCVi Charter School this week for use in K-12 class activities, school officials said. SCVi students, along with school founder Amber Raskin and Upper School Director Matt Watson will be presented with...

SCVi Charter to Honor Donohoe at Annual Benefit
Monday, Dec 15, 2014

The Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School, a tuition free public charter school serving grades K-12, is pleased to announce this year’s honoree at the its annual Vision in Education benefit dinner on Saturday, March 21, 2015.  Dale Donohoe has been a strong supporter of families and...

SCVi Charter Co-Founder to Speak at Conference in India
Monday, Sep 29, 2014

Amber Raskin Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi), a K-12 tuition-free public charter school, is not just building a community of globally minded citizens with the power to change the world; it is one. And now, one of its founders, Amber Raskin, has been invited to visit an international school—Pinegrove...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 22, 2014
Thursday, May 22, 2014

A 70-year-old Valencia man could face life in prison if convicted on child molestation charges. The sound of gunfire echoed through the hills of Piru Thursday morning, as eighth and ninth graders in uniform lined up for a mock Civil War battle at Rancho Camulos. Hart High School students are showcasing...

Sister Cities: Young SCV Artists, Authors Advance to Nationals
Monday, Apr 29, 2013

Santa Clarita will be well represented at the Sister Cities International art and essay competition in Washington, D.C., thanks to some talented youngsters from local schools. Leaders of the Santa Clarita Valley International Program announced the winners Monday of the annual Young Artists and Young...

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The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 has donated $2,000 worth of Walmart and Lowe’s gift cards to the SCVSC.
SCV Elks Lodge 2379 Donates Gift Cards to Veterans
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 9: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 941 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,492 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Releases the Latest Updates from the Last 7 Days
In an unprecedented decision spurred by the state’s extreme drought conditions, the California Department of Water Resources announced a 0% initial allocation from the State Water Project for the upcoming year.
State Will Not Allocate California Water Project Supplies for 2022
California State University, Northridge will launch programs in fall 2022 that will expedite the process for getting a credential for those who are interested in teaching history and social science in middle or high school.
CSUN to Offer Accelerated Credential Program for Aspiring History Teachers
Academy of the Canyons, the middle college high school in the William S. Hart Union High School District, has been named by Niche as the number 16 ranked high school in the State of California.
Academy of the Canyons, Hart District Rank in Top 20
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]
Wayside
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
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