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1891 - Future First Lady Lou Henry (Hoover), 17, poses for photo at R.E. Nickel's Acton store [story]
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 Santa Clarita City News
Santa Clarita Named Finalist for Most Business-Friendly City in L.A. County
The cities of Bellflower, Glendale, Lakewood, Palmdale and Santa Clarita are finalists for the population 65,000 and over category, and the cities of Artesia, El Segundo, Glendora, Pico Rivera and Vernon are finalists in the population under 65,000 category.  FULL STORY...
 SCV School News
Students and Parents Invited to Academy Night
U.S. Rep Howard P. “Buck” McKeon today announced that his office will host an “Academy Night” to help inform students about the application and selection process for the U.S. Military Service Academies on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at College of the Canyons Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.   FULL STORY...
 SCV Nonprofit News
Antonovich Appoints Siepel to Children and Families Commission
Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center’s co-founder and retired CEO Liz Seipel was appointed to the Los Angeles County Commission for Children and Families by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Tuesday.  FULL STORY...
 L.A. County News
Inspector General to Review LASD Crime Classification
“Accurate classification of crimes is not only important for crime reporting purposes but for making informed policy decisions and earning the public’s trust,” according to a statement by Antonovich. “The Sheriff’s Department provides general law enforcement services to all of the county’s unincorporated communities, as well as over 40 contract cities."  FULL STORY...
 SCV College News
Student Success Takes Spotlight at COC
College of the Canyons has unveiled a new two-part ‘Skills4Success’ campaign designed to publicly recognize and visually celebrate the wide range of student success stories found at the college, while also introducing new institution-wide student support strategies which COC officials believe will help revolutionize how student success is measured.  FULL STORY...
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Friday, Aug 22, 2014 11:04 am
Former Deputy Sentenced to Probation in Off-Duty Shooting in Stevenson Ranch

Former Sheriff’s Department Deputy Sung Jin Pak, who was accused of shooting his gun in the air near a group of children who repeatedly rang his doorbell, was sentenced to probation, six months of Alcoholics Anonymous classes and five days of community service

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 4:19 pm
Hundreds Gather to Remember Saugus High Student

Friends and family of the Saugus High School senior who of was killed in fatal crash Monday, held a memorial for the teen Wednesday.
More than 300 people came to the memorial held in the heart of Saugus High School– the grassy quad near the school’s Legacy Wall

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 2:26 pm
Selfie-Takers ID’d, Not Suspects

“We appreciate the public and media attention gained through sharing information about the persons of interest. As a result, the male person of interest in the photo reached out to the sheriff’s department, identified himself, and is cooperating with the handling detective working this case,” according to the press release. “The female person of interest was also identified with the public’s help.”

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 7:06 pm
Supreme Court Won’t Reconsider Palmdale Voting Rights Ruling

California Supreme Court justices will not review an appellate panel’s decision finding Palmdale’s at-large elections violate the California Voting Rights Act, an attorney for the plaintiff said Wednesday

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 1:48 pm
Burglary Victim Discovers Selfies in the Cloud

Detectives assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station would like to speak to the people shown in this photo. Read more to find out why

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 11:33 am
Deputies Warn Against Real Estate Scams

The scam is an old one: sell or rent an “awesome” property at a “low price,” then make off with the cash (often times first and last month’s rent plus fees) as the victim discovers he or she has been left with a fake listing on a property that now doesn’t actually belong to them

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 2:26 pm
Two Men Sentenced in Fatal Sand Canyon Crash

Colt Doherty, who was driving the car Demott was in, received six years in state prison, and Thomas, the man he was accused of racing, received a sentence of four years, and five years of formal probation

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 11:14 pm
Two Vigils Planned for Saugus High Student

Saugus ASB is holding a candelight vigil for Stift at the Saugus quad tonight at 8p. Warrior Fitness Camp officials are holding two commemoration workouts and a candelight vigil on Sunday

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 2:19 pm
Investigators Await Autopsy in Valencia Warehouse Death

The body of a man found with his throat slashed in a Valencia warehouse Aug. 14 was reportedly picked up by coroners Tuesday. As a result of the delay, detectives aren’t positive if they have a murder weapon, or something the dead man might have used to kill himself

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 1:04 pm
Trinity Grad Receives Congressional Bronze Medal

Santa Clarita resident Devon Black was awarded the Congressional Award Bronze Medal for her participation in The Congressional Award Program.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 3:10 pm
Teen Jogger Killed in Crash

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash that killed a 17-year-old female jogger on Golden Valley Road on Monday night, officials said. “A jogger was heading westbound, near Golden Valley Road and Samantha Court, and she was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Golden Valley Road,” said Officer John Lutz of the…

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SCV Arts & Entertainment
Friday, Aug 22, 2014 12:46 am
Magic Mountain Execs Outline This Year’s Fright Fest
While there are many new entertainment experiences including more crafts for kids, a Voodoo Night live music dance party and Toyz Terror in 3D, the popular attraction, backwards running Colossus will not be available this year. FULL STORY...
Opinion / Commentary / Blogs
Rules to Govern By
Rules to Govern By | Darryl Manzer
A Face to the ALS Challenge
A Face to the ALS Challenge | Patti Rasmussen
Lifeboat for LARC
Lifeboat for LARC | Linda Castro
Gangster Tactics
Gangster Tactics | Darryl Manzer
SCV Business
Friday, Aug 22, 2014 12:26 pm
Latino Businesses Leaders to be Honored at Gala
Local business leaders are preparing for a night of celebration and awards at the fourth annual SCV Latino Chamber of Commerce gala, “Corazon: Heart of the Santa Clarita Valley,” Sept. 19 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, featuring keynote speaker Santa Clarita City Councilman Dante Acosta. FULL STORY...

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Friday, Aug 22, 2014 12:04 pm
Weitzeil Places 10th at Pan-Pacs
Saugus High School senior Abbey Weitzeil has placed tenth in the 100-meter freestyle at the Pan-Pacific Swimming Championships in Gold Coast, Australia. FULL STORY...
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Local business leaders are preparing for a night of celebration and awards at the fourth annual SCV Latino Chamber of Commerce gala, “Corazon: Heart of the Santa Clarita Valley,” Sept. 19 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, featuring keynote speaker Santa Clarita City Councilman Dante Acosta.
Latino Businesses Leaders to be Honored at Gala
College of the Canyons has unveiled a new two-part ‘Skills4Success’ campaign designed to publicly recognize and visually celebrate the wide range of student success stories found at the college, while also introducing new institution-wide student support strategies which COC officials believe will help revolutionize how student success is measured.
Student Success Takes Spotlight at COC
Saugus High School senior Abbey Weitzeil has placed tenth in the 100-meter freestyle at the Pan-Pacific Swimming Championships in Gold Coast, Australia.
Weitzeil Places 10th at Pan-Pacs
Former Sheriff’s Department Deputy Sung Jin Pak, who was accused of shooting his gun in the air near a group of children who repeatedly rang his doorbell, was sentenced to probation, six months of Alcoholics Anonymous classes and five days of community service.
Former Deputy Sentenced to Probation in Off-Duty Shooting in Stevenson Ranch
The Master’s College women’s volleyball team experienced the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat in the same day by going 1-1 on the first day of the 2014 Biola Red-Lion Anaheim Summer Slam
TMC Volleyball Splits at Biola Tourney
Held to just one shot on goal, The Master's College men's soccer team opened the 2014 season Thursday afternoon, falling 1-0 to the University of Great Falls on the first day of the Westminster Kickoff Classic.
TMC Men’s Soccer Drop Season Opener
While there are many new entertainment experiences including more crafts for kids, a Voodoo Night live music dance party and Toyz Terror in 3D, the popular attraction, backwards running Colossus will not be available this year.
Magic Mountain Execs Outline This Year’s Fright Fest
1891 - Future First Lady Lou Henry (Hoover), 17, poses for photo at R.E. Nickel's Acton store [story]
Rule No. 8: A committee chairperson shall always sit in the back of the room at a meeting of a town council and make snide remarks and snicker at the speakers. Do this when sitting with a manager or other officer of the company that has a project the town council is reviewing and discussing.
Rules to Govern By
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, hundreds of friends and family gathered at Saugus High School on Wednesday to remember the life of Jennifer Stift.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 21, 2014
U.S. Rep Howard P. “Buck” McKeon today announced that his office will host an “Academy Night” to help inform students about the application and selection process for the U.S. Military Service Academies on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at College of the Canyons Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.
Students and Parents Invited to Academy Night
Friends and family of the Saugus High School senior who of was killed in fatal crash Monday, held a memorial for the teen Wednesday.
Hundreds Gather to Remember Saugus High Student
Colt Doherty, who was driving the car Demott was in, received six years in state prison. Thomas Joseph Vensko, the man he was accused of racing, received a sentence of four years, with five years of formal probation. Vensko's prison sentence was suspended and he was ordered to serve 180 days in a Los Angeles County jail.
Two Men Sentenced in Fatal Sand Canyon Crash
"We appreciate the public and media attention gained through sharing information about the persons of interest. As a result, the male person of interest in the photo reached out to the sheriff's department, identified himself, and is cooperating with the handling detective working this case," according to the press release. "The female person of interest was also identified with the public's help."
Selfie-Takers ID’d, Not Suspects
The cities of Bellflower, Glendale, Lakewood, Palmdale and Santa Clarita are finalists for the population 65,000 and over category, and the cities of Artesia, El Segundo, Glendora, Pico Rivera and Vernon are finalists in the population under 65,000 category.
Santa Clarita Named Finalist for Most Business-Friendly City in L.A. County
Although the drought is largely to blame, the lack of water at LARC Ranch and at neighboring properties in Bouquet Canyon can be attributed to the fact that the Angeles National Forest will not allow Bouquet Canyon Creek, which was obstructed during earlier flooding, to be cleared.
Lifeboat for LARC
Our journey into ALS became one of seeking information. As Carl progressed through the symptoms – not being able to walk or talk, eat or swallow - we kept asking questions and seeking relief for this man who was so kind and gentle and needed our help.
A Face to the ALS Challenge
1916 - Woodrow Wilson signs National Park Service Act into law; first director is Stephen T. Mather, who'd made his first million mining borax in SCV's Tick Canyon and Frazier Mountain [story]
Saugus ASB is holding a candelight vigil for Stift at the Saugus quad tonight at 8p. Warrior Fitness Camp officials are holding two commemoration workouts and a candelight vigil on Sunday.
Two Vigils Planned for Saugus High Student
California Supreme Court justices will not review an appellate panel's decision finding Palmdale's at-large elections violate the California Voting Rights Act, an attorney for the plaintiff said Wednesday.
Supreme Court Won’t Reconsider Palmdale Voting Rights Ruling
Get your local Santa Clarita news with SCV NewsBreak, brought to you by KHTS and SCVTV.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Southern California-native John Bergstrom is set to appear on stage at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall Thursday as part of the SCVTV Presents the OutWest Concert Series.
Enjoy a Western State Of Mind in Newhall Thursday
Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center’s co-founder and retired CEO Liz Seipel was appointed to the Los Angeles County Commission for Children and Families by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Tuesday.
Antonovich Appoints Siepel to Children and Families Commission
Ekata Training Center and Urban Retreat helps raise money for the SCV Sheriff’s Foundation’s Be Our Star program by hosting a fundraiser for Dancing with Our Stars.
Ekata Teams with Sheriff’s Foundation to Raise Money