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1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
Newhall School

West Ranch High School Unveils Wall of Honor
Friday, May 26, 2017

West Ranch High School dedicated their new Wall of Honor on Friday, which was produced by four West Ranch High School ASB students. The wall features a mural and will soon display the names of alumni from the high school who have chosen to serve in the military, go into law enforcement or serve as Fire...

West Ranch Senior is Group’s Teen Leader for Western U.S.
Friday, Sep 23, 2016

Jack and Jill of America Inc., a membership organization dedicated to nurturing future African-American leaders, has announced its 2016-2017 National Teen Board, which consists of seven high school seniors poised to display their leadership skills while serving their communities. Among the new teen board...

Knight News: West Rancher Wins Congressional Art Contest
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Around the District Art Competition Winner Congratulations to Qianjing Ma from West Ranch High School on winning the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 25th Congressional District. Qianjing’s painting, titled “Autumn’s Fruits,” wowed the panel of judges during a reception last...

Vanna’s Davey Muise Connects with West Ranch Students
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

The entire student body of West Ranch High School turned out in two separate assemblies Tuesday to listen to Davey Muise, lead singer for the  Boston-based alternative rock band Vanna, during “Dude, Be Nice” week at the campus. Muise shared his life that started as the abandoned baby of drug addicts,...

Oct. 20: West Ranch Girls Volleyball to ‘Claw Out Cancer’
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015

Claw Out Cancer! The West Ranch Girls Volleyball Team is hosting a fundraiser to benefit Circle of Hope.The girls have a big PINK event coming up Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the West Ranch High School gymnasium. We invite you to attend as the West Ranch Wildcats do their part to “Claw out Cancer.” The...

Nov. 8: FIRST Lego League Robotics Qualifier at West Ranch
Monday, Oct 5, 2015

Santa Clarita’s HART District Robotics Team 691 and Heat it up and Keep it cool Robotics Team 8496 (also from SCV) are hosting a FIRST Lego League Qualifying Tournament for the Los Angeles Region on Sunday, Nov. 8, at West Ranch High School in Valencia. Twenty-five FLL teams from all over Los Angeles...

West Ranch Stock Market Club Wins World Event
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The West Ranch High School Stock Market club won an international stock market competition April 30 at the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia. The six students in the club went against 300 teams from around the world in a competition that started in December. The top 12 teams were invited to...

May 13: West Ranch Students Launching High-altitude Balloon
Thursday, May 7, 2015

The weather balloon that West Ranch High School students launched on Friday reached more than 80,000 feet and spent about two and a half hours in the air, to study radiation at the edge of the atmosphere. [KHTS] – West Ranch High School students are preparing for the second annual balloon launch...

May 16: Jazz Band Competition at West Ranch High

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, West Ranch High School once again hosts Super Jazz at the Ranch. Local jazz bands from throughout the region will be in Stevenson Ranch for a spectacular day of music. The day-long event includes jazz performances, competitions and clinics. Music will begin at 9 a.m. and features...

May 30: Group Holding 5K Fundraiser for Enslaved Kids
Sunday, May 3, 2015

[KHTS] – Operation Underground Railroad is hosting a “Rescue Run” 5k/Kids run and fundraiser on Saturday, May 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at West Ranch High School. Operation Underground Railroad, or O.U.R., is an organization that helps liberate children enslaved in the sex trade industry. Using...

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1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
Newhall School
Two long-time William S. Hart Union High School District football coaches, Mike Herrington and Harry Welch, have been named to the inaugural class of the new California High School Football Hall of Fame.
Herrington, Welch Named to California High School Football Hall of Fame
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,535 new cases countywide and 55 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Testing Remains Key to Slowing Spread
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary will host the 2022 Bingo or Bust on Thursday, Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m. to benefit the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center on the campus of Henry Mayo in Valencia.
Oct. 6: Bingo or Bust Fundraiser to Support the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center
Daniel Suárez dreams of “cruising” through the next few regular season races as well as the upcoming 10-race NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs on his way to capturing the championship title in 2022.
Princess Cruises Will Sponsor Trackhouse Racing in NASCAR Cup Series
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Girl Scouts of the USA announced the new Raspberry Rally cookie will join the nationwide lineup for the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season. The thin, crispy cookie is a “sister” cookie to the beloved Thin Mints, infused with raspberry flavor instead of mint and dipped in the same chocolaty coating.
New Cookie, Raspberry Rally, Joins Girl Scout Lineup in 2023 Season
Aiming to empower the region’s next generation of environmental leaders, the county of Los Angeles today issued a call for young adults to serve on its inaugural Youth Climate Commission.
Inaugural L.A. County Youth Climate Commission Seeks Youth Leaders
The Valley Industry Association has a keen interest in our local, state and federal elected officials. The Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia, CA 91355.
Aug. 25: VIA Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum
The slate of candidates set to run this November for three seats on the Santa Clarita City Council has been finalized after the deadline to file passed on Friday.
Nine Candidates Set to Run in November for Three City Council Seats
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 13 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
West Nile Virus Update: Six More Areas in County Report Positive Samples
William S. Hart Union High School Superintendent Mike Kuhlman informed school district families on the evening of Aug. 15 that an additional layer of security protocols will be added in the school district effective Monday, Aug. 22.
Hart District to Add Firearm Detection Canine Unit to Safety Protocols
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]