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1993 - Federal govt. declares Coastal California Gnatcatcher (bird) a threatened species [story]
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Santa Clarita Teens Pledge To Be Drug-Free With DFYIT
City of Santa Clarita DFYIT Program members are hosting “X-Week” at more than a dozen local junior high and high schools to encourage teens in Santa Clarita to be drug-free.  FULL STORY...
 SCV School News
Former Newhall District Superintendent Receives State Award
The ACSA recently named Winger to receive this year’s Ferd Kiesel Memorial Distinguished Service Award. Named for the association’s founding president, the award is presented to those who have had a significant impact on public education over a wide geographical area, and who have made contributions that have had an impact on significant segments of public education.  FULL STORY...
 SCV College News
April Fools’ Day Comedy Show Benefits Student Scholarships at CSUN
The faculty and students in California State University, Northridge’s music department will be in “fool swing” next week to raise money for student scholarships.  FULL STORY...
 SCV Nonprofit News
May 18: SCAA to Host Pastel Painting Demonstration
Judith Crowe will demonstrate pastel painting at the May 18 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association (SCAA). This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 pm at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.  FULL STORY...
 L.A. County News
County Assessor Hosting Training Program
The training program teaches trainees the theory of appraisal and techniques of valuing real and personal property for assessment purposes. Part of the yearlong training program is devoted to classroom study; the balance of time is spent in the field, training under the direction of experienced appraisers.  FULL STORY...
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Sunday, Mar 29, 2015
Authorities Investigating Shootout Involving Off-Duty Officer

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies and the Los Angeles Police Department are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty LAPD officer in Canyon Country Sunday morning. On Sunday, at approximately 10:12 am an off-duty LAPD officer was involved in a shooting with a suspect at the corner of Swallow Lane and Rainbow Glen Drive in…

Saturday, Mar 28, 2015
Santa Clarita Valley Riders Race Around Castaic Lake

Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley mountain bike riders are gathering at Castaic Lake this weekend for a two-day event. More than 180 riders took part in the middle school-level races Saturday, and more than 60 high school teams are expected to compete Sunday. More than 500 riders are expected March 29, including teams from Academy…

Friday, Mar 27, 2015
I-5 and SR-14 Closure Alert

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below March 30 – April 4, 2015, for striping and signage work. Detours will be provided

Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Report: Charges Rejected Against Business Owner Due To ‘Inconsistencies’

The deputy district attorney who reviewed the accusations against the owner of Tandoori Grill found “the allegations in the letter were not substantiated,” leading to the charges being dropped Thursday

Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Saugus District Approves Measure EE Oversight Committee

Saugus Union School District officials approved nine members for an oversight committee intended to keep an eye out on the $148 million bond measure voters approved in November

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Super Bowl Champion Shane Vereen Talks To SCV Crowd

Hundreds gathered Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia to hear New York Giants running back Shane Vereen talk about his career, Super Bowl championship and Santa Clarita upbringing, including his first coach. The humble, affable Valencia High standout, who went on to play at Cal and last season became the first SCV resident to win…

Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Sheriff’s Department Recruiting Deputies

The Recruitment Fair is an opportunity for those seeking a Deputy Sheriff Trainee position to meet and greet with various deputy personnel who work at different assignments within the Department. The Recruitment Fair will feature the diversity in assignments of a deputy sheriff.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Second Victim ID’ed In Canyon Country Fatal Crash

An official with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified the second of two victims from a fatal, head-on collision in Canyon Country

Friday, Mar 27, 2015
SCV Artists Could Have Work Displayed In Capitol Building

Local teen artists are being invited to submit their artwork and win a complimentary trip to Washington, D.C. to see their artwork displayed in the Capital Building, officials announced Friday

Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Six Flags Magic Mountain Twisted Colossus Almost Complete

Six Flags Magic Mountain officials expect construction on Twisted Colossus to finish soon, they said Friday, during a walking tour of the park

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Runners Respond to Corrections Decision on Jessica’s Law

Jessica’s Law authors George and Sharon Runner today responded to a decision by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to stop enforcing Jessica’s Law residency restrictions statewide

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SCV Sports
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
Mustangs Consistent at Westmont Classic
Despite hot and dry conditions, the men’s track and field team competed well at the Westmont Classic. FULL STORY...
SCV Arts & Entertainment
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
July 11: Latin Music and Cultural Festival coming to Santa Clarita
Get ready for music, and dancing, and live performances and family fun. The Latin Music and Cultural Festival is coming to Santa Clarita, Saturday July 11th. The Festival will be the opening event for the LA SummerFEST FULL STORY...
Opinion / Commentary / Blogs
SCV Business
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
May 8: VIA B2B & CEO Forum
Tickets are on sale now for the Valley Industry Association 2015 B2B & CEO Forum happening May 8, 2015 at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.  FULL STORY...

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1993 - Federal govt. declares Coastal California Gnatcatcher (bird) a threatened species [story]
1928 - Little dam victim, thought unidentified & buried in SCV, actually ID'd & buried in Chatsworth [story]
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley mountain bike riders are gathering at Castaic Lake this weekend for a two-day event.
Santa Clarita Valley Riders Race Around Castaic Lake
The training program teaches trainees the theory of appraisal and techniques of valuing real and personal property for assessment purposes. Part of the yearlong training program is devoted to classroom study; the balance of time is spent in the field, training under the direction of experienced appraisers.
County Assessor Hosting Training Program
1923 - Lawman Jack Pilcher appointed to Newhall Chamber of Commerce board [story]
Judith Crowe will demonstrate pastel painting at the May 18 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association (SCAA). This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 pm at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.
May 18: SCAA to Host Pastel Painting Demonstration
The faculty and students in California State University, Northridge’s music department will be in “fool swing” next week to raise money for student scholarships.
April Fools’ Day Comedy Show Benefits Student Scholarships at CSUN
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the female victim of a fatal crash has been identified plus we talk about what you can look forward to seeing on SCVTV on Saturday.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, March 27, 2015
The Recruitment Fair is an opportunity for those seeking a Deputy Sheriff Trainee position to meet and greet with various deputy personnel who work at different assignments within the Department. The Recruitment Fair will feature the diversity in assignments of a deputy sheriff.
Sheriff’s Department Recruiting Deputies
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below March 30 – April 4, 2015, for striping and signage work. Detours will be provided.
I-5 and SR-14 Closure Alert
The ACSA recently named Winger to receive this year’s Ferd Kiesel Memorial Distinguished Service Award. Named for the association’s founding president, the award is presented to those who have had a significant impact on public education over a wide geographical area, and who have made contributions that have had an impact on significant segments of public education.
Former Newhall District Superintendent Receives State Award
An official with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified the second of two victims from a fatal, head-on collision in Canyon Country.
Second Victim ID’ed In Canyon Country Fatal Crash
The deputy district attorney who reviewed the accusations against the owner of Tandoori Grill found “the allegations in the letter were not substantiated,” leading to the charges being dropped Thursday.
Report: Charges Rejected Against Business Owner Due To ‘Inconsistencies’
Local teen artists are being invited to submit their artwork and win a complimentary trip to Washington, D.C. to see their artwork displayed in the Capital Building, officials announced Friday.
SCV Artists Could Have Work Displayed In Capitol Building
Saugus Union School District officials approved nine members for an oversight committee intended to keep an eye out on the $148 million bond measure voters approved in November.
Saugus District Approves Measure EE Oversight Committee
Six Flags Magic Mountain officials expect construction on Twisted Colossus to finish soon, they said Friday, during a walking tour of the park.
Six Flags Magic Mountain Twisted Colossus Almost Complete
1847 - Probable birth date of Pico Canyon oil driller Charles Alexander Mentry [story]
SCV NewsBreak: Valencia High grad and Super Bowl champ Shane Vereen was given a key to the city at a special luncheon held in his honor Thursday.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hundreds gathered Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia to hear New York Giants running back Shane Vereen talk about his career, Super Bowl championship and Santa Clarita upbringing, including his first coach.
Super Bowl Champion Shane Vereen Talks To SCV Crowd
Get ready for music, and dancing, and live performances and family fun. The Latin Music and Cultural Festival is coming to Santa Clarita, Saturday July 11th. The Festival will be the opening event for the LA SummerFEST
July 11: Latin Music and Cultural Festival coming to Santa Clarita
Jessica’s Law authors George and Sharon Runner today responded to a decision by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to stop enforcing Jessica’s Law residency restrictions statewide:
Runners Respond to Corrections Decision on Jessica’s Law
It’s gonna be a Wumbloozo Saturday night both onstage and on the tube here in the Santa Clarita Valley. The award-winning SCV Blues Society band plays live at Vincenzo’s on Lyons Avenue in Newhall from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The best pizza in town, with all kinds of sodas and beers. Call 259-6733 for details.
SCV Entertainment Beat: Wumbloozo on House Blend; Summer Meltdown
City of Santa Clarita DFYIT Program members are hosting “X-Week” at more than a dozen local junior high and high schools to encourage teens in Santa Clarita to be drug-free.
Santa Clarita Teens Pledge To Be Drug-Free With DFYIT