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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High


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June 17: Activities, Entertainment Added to Touch-a-Truck Event
Monday, May 29, 2017

Youngsters check out some of the many emergency vehicles on display at the annual SCV Touch-A-Truck event. Entertainment and attractions continue to be added to the 2017 Touch-A-Truck event benefiting the SCV Senior Center, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Central Park in Santa Clarita. New...

Senior Center Offering Discounted Tickets for Saturday’s Sierra Pelona Wine Festival
Friday, May 19, 2017

Reyes Winery is hosting the fifth annual Sierra Pelona Wine Festival on Saturday, May 20 and the SCV Senior Center is offering discounted tickets for this day of gourmet food, wine tastings, and more. The wine festival features numerous wineries and local wine makers offering tastings of their best wines....

Oct. 26: SCV Senior Center Scholar Series Presents Mark Twain
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a talk about Samuel Langhorne Clemens, or Mark Twain, for their Senior Center Scholarly Series this month. On Wednesday, October, 26 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Professor Lissa Brassfield will present the talk on the author who has been lauded as the “greatest...

Sept. 21: SCV Senior Center to Host Presentation on Hedy Lamarr
Thursday, Sep 8, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will be hosting a presentation about actress and scientist Hedy Lamarr at their scholar series lecture on Wednesday, September 21. The free presentation will begin at 2 p.m. and will run until 3 p.m. in the Senior Center Dining Room. Hedy Lamarr was an actress...

Senior Center Hosts Touch-A-Truck Event
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

In a community calendar full of fund-raising walks, auctions, dinners and golf tournaments, the SCV Senior Center has come up with a popular and unique event with its fourth annual Touch-A-Truck. What child, or adult for that matter, wouldn’t want to climb on a fire engine, turn on a Sheriff’s...

Celebrity Waiter Dinner Goes Digital
Monday, Feb 22, 2016

Some 300 community leaders and supporters of the SCV Senior Center will gather in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday evening, Feb. 27, for the annual SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter Dinner. The event features elaborately decorated tables and guest costumes in line with their...

Senior Center to Host Valentine’s Concert
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016

The Santa Clarita Senior Center will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Silvertone Concert on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Silvertone Singers will perform romantic melodies, latin sambas, up-tempo tunes by composers like Jimmy Dorsey, Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hart and love ballads...

SCV Senior Center is Seeking Volunteers
Monday, Nov 2, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is looking for volunteers. You can make a difference by volunteering as little as one day a week or even becoming an “on-call” volunteer. Volunteers are needed in the SCV Senior Center’s Nutrition Program to pack lunches for the homebound elderly, serve lunches,...

Oct. 22: Salem Witch Trials at SCV Senior Center
Monday, Oct 12, 2015

In 1692, more than 150 people were accused of witchcraft in Salem, Mass.  The Salem witch trials have come to epitomize mass hysteria and the episode has become a prism through which we have sought to understand modern day “witch hunts.” On Thursday, Oct. 22, come and learn more about these...

Wilk Hosts Unclaimed Property Workshop at Senior Center
Friday, May 29, 2015

[KHTS] – Several lined up, almost as if they were checking their lotto tickets — and for a few, there was a nice cash windfall. Former Peachland teacher Bess Barber talks to Assemblyman Scott Wilk at an Unclaimed Property workshop. Dozens gathered Friday at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center...

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For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns
Sam Horn, president of Master’s University and Seminary for the past year, will be stepping down from his position, university officials said Monday.
Master’s University President Sam Horn to Step Down After 1 Year
Moving around California three decades from now will be safer, cleaner, and simpler with more transportation options under a plan Caltrans unveiled Wednesday.
Caltrans Unveils Vision for Future of Transportation
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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After receiving athletic protocol updates from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the William S. Hart Union High School District has put together a complete athletic program following all state and county guidelines.
Hart District Announces Outdoor Sports Practices, Competitions to Resume Immediately
The ability to transform data into information and insights that can elevate a business and influence decisions is at the core of the newest major being offered in California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.
CSUN Students Can Now Earn Degree in Business Analytics
Three teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named by NASA and the SETI Institute to fly on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA Selects Three Hart District Teachers for SOFIA Flight
Los Angeles County Parks is looking for highly-talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise and learning to the community through the Contact Class Program.
L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 91 new deaths and 1,407 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,212 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total  26,212; L.A. County Remains in Most Restrictive Tier
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its study session virtually Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m.
March 4: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime