Hart district board members this week appointed Elizabeth "Betti" Sternberg and Spencer Leafdale to fill two vacancies on the Measure SA Citizens' Oversight Committee. The two local residents were selected out of four applicants who were screened by William S. Hart Union High School District board members, administrators and a member of the public, Carl Goldman. The committee is responsible for reviewing audits and documents related to Measure SA, a $300 million construction bond passed by local voters in 2008.
Bianca M. Roberts this week was appointed as the vice president and chief advancement officer at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. Roberts joined the CalArts faculty on June 1 to work in CalArts development, advancement services and alumni relations programs. In her new role, Roberts will oversee public affairs and the board of trustees functions and serve as the secretary to the board.
William S. Hart Union High School District students will now carry home hard copy progress reports this year as a way to save money with mailing costs. The first progress report will come home with students on Sept. 24. However, parents may access progress report information online on Sept. 22, through Infinite Campus. Parents can visit www.hartdistrict.org to sign up for Infinite Campus.
Campus After Dark will host its Taco-a-Thon fundraiser from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
United Way is hosting a charity poker tournament 6 p.m. tonight at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
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Teenagers: How do we guide them to make good decisions? What do you need to know about your teens and their friends? What do you do if you think your teen needs help? How do we help them make the right choices in life? While the answers to these questions are never easy, help and guidance are readily found at the city's annual Teen Scene Unplugged.
On Sept. 11, Route 66 Classic Grill hosted a 9/11 tribute in conjunction with our monthly classic car show. As owner of Route 66, I would like to thank the many individuals who participated.
I just returned from three days with my daughters at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. I was so energized and excited because of the thousands of women there who raised more than $6 million to fight this horrible disease. Then I crashed to earth when I read the Country Journal letters to the editor regarding the "raid" by Los Angeles County on a local "animal hoarder."
New Lutheran church
The Santa Clarita Festival of the Arts, sponsored by Lockheed Federal Credit Union, will highlight a spectrum of artistic talent in Old Town Newhall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2 and 3.
SACRAMENTO - The California Highway Patrol is marking National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 19-25 by educating the public about properly securing their most precious loved ones.
Progress Reports Available Online
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.