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


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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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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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