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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
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The Further Adventures of Carl Boyer, Part 2: India
Friday, Jun 21, 2019

When Santa Clarita city father, teacher, genealogist, philanthropist and world traveler Carl Boyer was asked which of the 150-plus countries he had visited was his favorite, he would say India, without hesitation. “I often heard him comment, ‘If I could have a return trip to only one country...

City to Honor COC Students for Int’l Humanitarian Project
Friday, Aug 19, 2016

For the school-age children living on Lake Nicaragua’s hundreds of picturesque islands, going to school in the port city of Granada is no easy feat. Born into impoverished families who watch over island summer homes, children must board canoes riddled with holes, scooping out water with buckets as...

COC Students, SCV International Program to Travel to Nicaragua
Friday, May 27, 2016

Representatives from the Santa Clarita Valley International Program and six students from College of the Canyons will be traveling to Nicaragua on June 4-12, 2016 for its 2016 Global Collaboration Project. The group will provide books to Miravalle School and the adjacent impoverished community near Granada. SCVIP...

Teens 13-18 Invited to Enter Artist, Author Competition
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015

2013 file photo: Jillian Brimigion of SCVi Charter School with Arts Commissioner John Dow. The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley International Program, is inviting local teen artists and authors to submit artwork, poetry and essays for the 2015 Sister Cities International...

Jan. 23-Feb. 20: Sister Cities Student Art, Essays on Display
Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014

Some of last year’s works. The City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Sister Cities Program will host a unique display of art and literary works of students from all over the United States and abroad.  This exhibit features the winners and finalists of Sister Cities International’s (SCI)...

School in India to Host Students from SCV
Monday, Dec 2, 2013

In October 2014, students and adults from Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School (SCVi), other local schools, and representatives from the Santa Clarita Valley International Program (SCVIP) will visit some of India’s world-renowned historic sites in a “Best of the West and Best of the...

Sister Cities Program Collecting for Typhoon Victims
Monday, Nov 18, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley International Program has joined local efforts to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The local nonprofit is accepting check or cash donations that will be used to provide much-needed medical supplies for the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban...

Choi, of Valencia, Wins Int’l Student Essay Contest
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013

“Enlightenment and Progress through Exchange” by Charmaine Agawin of Santa Clarita’s sister city, Sariaya. (Read Choi’s essay below)   Two community members representing the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program are among a few distinguished young artists and authors to be recognized...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013

In this episode: Los Angeles County supervisors followed the County Registrar-Recorder’s suggestion not to move local elections to even-numbered years Tuesday; Newhall County Water District announced Monday that they filed suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court against the Castaic Lake Water...

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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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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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