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Hart District Chimers Ring in the Holidays (Video)
Monday, Dec 21, 2015

Thirteen William S. Hart Union High School District employees got a chance to ring in the holidays. The Hart District Chimers stepped in front of their peers, friends and family members to play some of the season’s most popular songs using only chime instruments. Former Hart District staff member...

Sturgeon, Storli Sworn Into Hart District Board
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

[KHTS] – The William S. Hart Union High School District welcomed in two governing board members, one new and one returning, at its meeting on Wednesday evening. Newcomer Linda Storli and re-elected Steve Sturgeon were sworn in on Wednesday by Vicki Engbrecht, the district’s superintendent. Storli...

Polling Places Announced for Hart District, Newhall County Water Elections
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

[KHTS] – As the November elections grows closer, the polling places for the William S. Hart Union High School District and Newhall County Water District elections have been announced. Two seats are up for election for Newhall County Water District as well as the Hart School District in Trustee...

Canyon High School Students To Run Stonefire Grill For A Day

Students from the William S. Hart Union High School District will take over Stonefire Grill, acting as chefs, food prep staff, managers and customer service personnel as part of the district’s Career Vision Pathways program. On Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m., 25 Canyon High School students will take control...

Hart High Students Get Upgraded Computer Lab
Monday, May 11, 2015

[KHTS] – Hart High School students are busy working on their final projects in the new STEM lab made possible by WiSH and Boston Scientific, school officials said Monday. Hart’s computer lab was upgraded through a grant from Boston Scientific late last year, said Amy Daniels, the executive director...

AP Test Results: 3 Hart District Schools Ahead of State Average
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

[KHTS] – Three Hart district high schools are ahead of the state average for Advanced Placement test scores, one is right on par and two are below, according to the most recent statistics for the Santa Clarita Valley available on the state’s website. The Hart district’s districtwide...

Hart District Grad Numbers Remain High
Monday, Apr 28, 2014

[KHTS] – High school graduation rates are on the rise across the state of California, Department of Education officials announced Monday. They went up by 1.3 percent between 2012 and 2013, and increased at a slightly steeper rate for specific ethnic groups like African-American and Hispanic students. But...

New Principals Named for Valencia, West Ranch
Friday, Apr 25, 2014

[KHTS] – Valencia and West Ranch High Schools will welcome new principals this summer, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Friday. John Costanzo, principal at Rio Norte Junior High and Mark Crawford, principal at Sierra Vista Junior High, will transition to their...

Annual Hart Games Thrill Students and Spectators
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

Big smiles shined across the faces of special needs kids from throughout Hart School District recently for the fifth annual Hart Games. Excited parents and ASB students and track teams cheered for participants at this Special Olympics-type event held at the Valencia High School stadium. Competitors...

Hart District Accepting Bids For Centre Pointe Property
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

[News Release] – The Hart School District has published and posted public notices requesting sealed proposals for purchase of District Office property. Two district-owned properties have been open for bids since April 2, 2014. The Hart School District Governing Board resolved its intention to...

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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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