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Concerts in the Park Featuring Tribute Bands; Country Showdown; more
The city of Santa Clarita’s popular summer Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is back for its 27th season with an eclectic line-up of some of the most popular acts to take the stage. The free, annual concert series kicks off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road.   FULL STORY...
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Domestic Violence Center Loses Shelter Mascot
After years of companionship, SCV Domestic Violence Center officials lost a friend, mascot and local shelter fixture last week when their dog Rosa Parks died Friday. She was 10.  FULL STORY...
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Wilk Bill to Fund Housing, Treatment for Veterans Goes to Governor’s Desk
A bill that would provide funding for housing and treatment centers for our veteran population who struggle with homelessness, addiction or mental illness passed off the Assembly floor Thursday.   FULL STORY...
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Thursday, Jun 30, 2016
CHP to Enforce Safe Driving this Holiday Weekend

During the 2015 Independence Day MEP, 26 people were killed on California roadways. Two of those fatalities occurred due to unsafe speed. In addition, another 339 individuals were injured during the MEP due to unsafe speed.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016
Ex-Einstein Coach Gets 17+ Years for Sexually Molesting Students

A former basketball coach at the Albert Einstein Academy in Santa Clarita was sentenced Thursday to 17 years, eight months in state prison after pleading no contest to sexually molesting six boys, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016
Dog Left Out in Heat Dies at Newhall Animal Rescue

A local pet owner sent a demand letter to a Newhall animal rescue and boarding facility Wednesday after his dog reportedly died while in the rescue’s care

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Castaic Woman Killed in Crash on Sierra Highway

The Los Angeles County Coroner has identified the woman who was killed in a fatal crash in Agua Dulce early Wednesday morning

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Deputy Transported to Hospital After Crash in Valencia

A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy was transported to the hospital with what seems to be minor injuries after being involved in a three-car crash Wednesday afternoon

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Bermite Cleanup Oversight Group to Meet

The Whittaker-Bermite Citizens’ Advisory Group (CAG) will meet Wednesday, July 6. The meeting will be from 7-9 pm at the Santa Clarita United Methodist Church at 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, at Espuella. The CAG is a group of community members who are concerned about the cleanup of the Whittaker-Bermite property. Chemicals originating from the property…

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016
Man Wanted on Assault Charges after Reckless Driving Complaint

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are seeking a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a neighbor who confronted him about reckless driving.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016
Fourth of July Boaters Should Consider These Tips on the Water

This Fourth of July weekend stay safe on the water with these helpful tips

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Lentini Honored with Veteran of the Year Award

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, honored Jim Lentini of Santa Clarita as the 38th Assembly District’s “Veteran of the Year” for 2016.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
DMV to Require Two Documents to Prove Residency

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding customers applying for a driver license or identification card for the first time, beginning July 1, they will be required to provide the DMV with two documents that prove they are California residents

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Crime Blotter: Another Tailgate Stolen in CC-East

Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Canyon Country-East (Zone 8): Week of June 20th – June 26th

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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Vereen Playmakers Camp a Golden Experience (Video)
Established three years ago by Super Bowl champion and Valencia alumnus Shane Vereen, the co-ed Vereen Playmakers Camp gives children ages 6 to 13 a place to drill and dream with the pros. The annual event at Valencia High School benefits Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. FULL STORY...
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Thursday, Jun 30, 2016
TASK Party in Newhall Thursday Night … You’re Invited
What is a TASK party? It’s a creative playground, a social event, a movement, and an art happening. It’s the brainchild of Dutch-born New York City artist Oliver Herring, and it’s coming to Newhall on Thursday evening. FULL STORY...
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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Wilk Bill to Aid Franchisees Clears Senate Panel
A bill which aims to amend the California Franchise Investment Law to make negotiations between franchisees and franchisors more efficient passed unanimously in the Senate Judiciary Committee today. FULL STORY...

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This month, there are some great local events you and your family are sure to enjoy, starting with the Fourth of July celebration.
Happy Fourth | Message from Mayor Bob Kellar
Now in our second year of the Santa Clarita 2020 five-year strategic plan, we are hitting some tremendous milestones that I’m excited to share with you.
Exciting Milestones | Message from the City Manager
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
There are a couple of restaurants in town that serve pretty good food and have great air conditioning. Obviously there isn’t an HOA controlling folks unless it is an HOA that encourages folks to collect old parts and pieces of mining equipment, vehicles, wagons and bottles. They call it “art.”
Chloride Gunfights | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
During the 2015 Independence Day MEP, 26 people were killed on California roadways. Two of those fatalities occurred due to unsafe speed. In addition, another 339 individuals were injured during the MEP due to unsafe speed.
CHP to Enforce Safe Driving this Holiday Weekend
A former basketball coach at the Albert Einstein Academy in Santa Clarita was sentenced Thursday to 17 years, eight months in state prison after pleading no contest to sexually molesting six boys, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Ex-Einstein Coach Gets 17+ Years for Sexually Molesting Students
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a former Albert Einstein Academy basketball coach was sentenced to 17 years for sexual molestation. Plus, Fourth of July festivities are just around the corner.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, June 30, 2016
A bill that would provide funding for housing and treatment centers for our veteran population who struggle with homelessness, addiction or mental illness passed off the Assembly floor Thursday.
Wilk Bill to Fund Housing, Treatment for Veterans Goes to Governor’s Desk
Val Verde residents are planning to host a regional “barnraising” event from July 9-10
July 9: Nonprofit Group to Test Val Verde Air Quality
After years of companionship, SCV Domestic Violence Center officials lost a friend, mascot and local shelter fixture last week when their dog Rosa Parks died Friday. She was 10.
Domestic Violence Center Loses Shelter Mascot
Two prominent California lawmakers—one from Los Angeles, one from San Francisco—have introduced an Assembly resolution urging Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a statewide emergency because of the worsening homelessness crisis.
Lawmakers Urge Gov. to Declare Homeless Emergency
The city of Santa Clarita’s popular summer Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is back for its 27th season with an eclectic line-up of some of the most popular acts to take the stage. The free, annual concert series kicks off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road.
Concerts in the Park Featuring Tribute Bands; Country Showdown; more
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are seeking a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a neighbor who confronted him about reckless driving.
Man Wanted on Assault Charges after Reckless Driving Complaint
A local pet owner sent a demand letter to a Newhall animal rescue and boarding facility Wednesday after his dog reportedly died while in the rescue’s care.
Dog Left Out in Heat Dies at Newhall Animal Rescue
This Fourth of July weekend stay safe on the water with these helpful tips.
Fourth of July Boaters Should Consider These Tips on the Water
What is a TASK party? It’s a creative playground, a social event, a movement, and an art happening. It’s the brainchild of Dutch-born New York City artist Oliver Herring, and it’s coming to Newhall on Thursday evening.
TASK Party in Newhall Thursday Night … You’re Invited
One thing we missed in my Pico Cottage days, besides cold water, was air conditioning. Not even a swamp cooler. Unless we visited some of the more affluent folks in Newhall or went to a restaurant or grocery store, air conditioning was only a dream.
Chillin’ by the River
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Established three years ago by Super Bowl champion and Valencia alumnus Shane Vereen, the co-ed Vereen Playmakers Camp gives children ages 6 to 13 a place to drill and dream with the pros. The annual event at Valencia High School benefits Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
Vereen Playmakers Camp a Golden Experience (Video)
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, two separate traffic collisions in SCV. Plus, Jack's Angels Foundation hosts a Cancer Moonshot Summit and City Council approves agenda items.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Canyon Country Community Center Conceptual Master Plan was approved by Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday evening.
Canyon Country Community Center Concept Approved
City Council voted to moved forward with the West Creek Annexation by adopting the negotiated exchange of property tax revenue and add the West Creek Park to the Santa Clarita parks system once the annexation is complete.
West Creek Annexation Getting Closer
City Council gave the final approval for the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Specific Plan Tuesday evening.
Henry Mayo Expansion Plan Gets Final OK
Santa Clarita City Council members approved the $220 million 2016-17 operating budget at Tuesday evening's meeting.
Council Approves $220 Mil. 2016-2017 Budget
The county believes honest work deserves fair pay, and this law will certainly boost workers, many of whom struggle to make ends meet.
County Min. Wage Goes Up Friday
Don't let the heat and a houseful of relatives over the Fourth of July weekend prevent you from coming to the cool historical houses in Quester Court, located at the south end of the William S. Hart Park complex.
July 3: Cool Off, Step Back in Time at Quester Court
Come join us for the third annual Americana Fest, a great day of good music, food trucks, vendors, arts & crafts, and family fun.
July 17: Americana Fest Features Music, Food Trucks, more
The Los Angeles County Coroner has identified the woman who was killed in a fatal crash in Agua Dulce early Wednesday morning.
Castaic Woman Killed in Crash on Sierra Highway
Friday night, the 2016 Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series fires up our Fourth of July weekend with the Susie Hansen Latin Band, a veteran Los Angeles Latin-jazz and Afro-Cuban outfit fronted by electric violinist-vocalist Susie Hansen.
SCV Rock Beat: Smokin’ Hot Sounds for the 4th
Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, honored Jim Lentini of Santa Clarita as the 38th Assembly District’s “Veteran of the Year” for 2016.
Lentini Honored with Veteran of the Year Award
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy was transported to the hospital with what seems to be minor injuries after being involved in a three-car crash Wednesday afternoon.
Deputy Transported to Hospital After Crash in Valencia
Local patrons of the arts will be honored on July 15 during the Shakespeare Lord Chamberlain Gala.
July 15: Patrons of the Arts to be Honored at the Gala
NAMI is offering a 10-week class for those who may be struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or any other mental health issue with their peer to peer program.
July 12: NAMI to Start Classes for Those Struggling with Mental Health Issues
The Golden Valley High School Cross Country team will host a "Grizzlies Goodies" bake sale to raise money for the team.
July 2: Grizzlies Goodies Bake Sale to Benefit Cross Country Team
The Painted Turtle is looking for dedicated volunteers to complete an outdoor project that will help more campers enjoy the camp.
Volunteers Wanted at the Painted Turtle this Summer
The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series heads into July with a thrilling lineup of Pacific Island Dance, free live performances, a Corvette car show, a Margaritaville block party and more.
Thursdays@Newhall Returns with July Events