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
Our non-profit organization, the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association (SCYSA) Wildcats, with the insight of Coach John Torres launched our inaugural Boys U-9 Developmental Lacrosse program recently.
Santa Clarita-based Troop Real Estate, Inc. Realtor, Becky Sill, is preparing to train a team of Track athletes for the Special Olympics World Games planned for 2015.
Saugus resident, Alex Rogeo, a 23-year old female drag racer and business owner is trying to make her dream of national level NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) racing come true.
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Is there any mainstream religion that does not forbid homosexuality?
On April 8, citizens of Santa Clarita will have the opportunity to elect GLORIA MERCADO FORTINE to our City Council. I have known Gloria and members of her family for more than 40 years. In my opinion, she is the exact type of person our City needs at this time!
Editor's note: The following letter was directed to Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
Our principal was very strict.