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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
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Vince Ferry Named New Principal of Castaic High School
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022

The William S. Hart Union High School District has named Vince Ferry as the new principal of Castaic High School. Mike Kuhlman, Superintendent of the Hart District, made the announcement of Ferry’s new position on Monday, July 18 in a post on the district’s website. “I am pleased to...

July 20: Hart Board to Review Modernization Plans, Extend Superintendent Contract
Monday, Jul 18, 2022

The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board will take place Wednesday, July 20, beginning with a closed session at 5:15 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m. The closed session will deal with personnel matters and litigation involving the...

July 23: WiSH Foundation Seeks Volunteers for Cars Under the Stars
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2022

Cars Under the Stars is in search of teen/adult volunteers for Saturday, July 23 at J.C. Penney parking lot at Westfield Valencia Town Center. Over 50+ shifts available for ages 13+. This is a great opportunity to assist the WiSH Education Foundation’s Cars Under the Stars 2022. All proceeds will...

June 15: Hart District Special Meeting
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold a closed session at 7:30 a.m., followed immediately by special meeting at 8 a.m., on Wednesday, June 15. The meeting will take place at the Administrative Center, located at 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, California. The...

Fundraiser Set Up for Beloved Hart High Employee Larry Fiscus
Thursday, Jun 9, 2022

A crowdfunding account has been created for longtime and beloved Hart High School employee Larry “Legend” Fiscus. Fiscus recently suffered a major stroke and his Hart family is seeking donations to help offset costs that could be associated with upcoming difficulties and medical care. The...

June 8: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
Monday, Jun 6, 2022

The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, June 8, beginning with recognitions at 4:30 p.m., closed session at 5:15 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m. This will be an in-person meeting held at the Administrative...

William S. Hart High School District Announces Graduation Dates
Saturday, May 14, 2022

In-person high school graduations will be held at all William S. Hart Union High School District schools. Graduations start May 20 and end June 3. For more information visit Hart High Graduations. Contact your local high school for more information and to obtain tickets to graduation ceremonies. Tickets...

Hart District Appoints Mark Crawford HR Director
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Mark Crawford as the Director of Human Resources for the District. Crawford has been with the Hart District since 1998, most recently as the Principal of West Ranch High School. He began as a teacher...

May 4: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, May 2, 2022

The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 4, beginning with a closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m. This will be an in-person meeting held at the Administrative Center, located at 21380...

May 5: Hart District Blood Drive
Thursday, Apr 28, 2022

The William S. Hart Union High School District will host a Blood Drive Thursday, May 5, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Blood Drive will take place at the Hart District Board Room, located at 21380 Centre Pointe Pkwy Santa Clarita, 91350. This blood drive benefits Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital directly....

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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
Mitchell adobe
1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
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