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1874 - First train out of L.A. to reach new town of San Fernando; Newhall 2 years later [story]


NIGHTLY TV NEWS
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

In this episode: The final election results are in – who won the local races; Prop 30 will allow COC to offer a Winter session this year; Measure QS means quality schools in Castaic. Also: Saugus Union and Hart district officials are still seeking a permanent restraining order against Valencia High...

CC Man Convicted of Murder in Shooting Death of Neighbor

Home of Lennie Paul Tracey where neighbor Anthony Jay Davis’ body was found Sept. 24, 2011. Photo: SCVTV A Canyon Country man was convicted of murder Wednesday in the shooting death of his neighbor. Lennie Tracey, 51, of Canyon Country, faces a sentence of 50 years to life at his Jan. 11 sentencing,...

‘Ralph,’ ‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Push CalArts Animators Past $26 Billion at Box Office Since 1985

[CalArts] – Directors who graduated from California Institute of the Arts’ legendary animation programs have generated $26,377,254,458.00 in box office grosses since 1985. [Two new interactive infographics] illustrate how the domestic and international returns for feature films add up to this...

Girl, 16, Files False Rape Report to Avoid Punishment, Squanders Sheriff Resources

[LASD] – On Tuesday, Nov. 6, at approximately 6 p.m., deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a call for service from a female who reported she had been raped. The caller, a 16-year-old, told deputies she was walking on a bicycle path near College of the Canyons...

County to Make Repairs at Castaic, Hart, Val Verde Park

Castaic Lake will get better shade structures, Hart Park will get a new back fence and Val Verde Park will eventually get a fancier kitchen and a new roof. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a pair of multi-million-dollar contracts Wednesday for routine maintenance and general upgrades...

Wilk Readies for New Role in Assembly

Scott Wilk Wasting no time in getting ready to tackle California’s myriad challenges, Assemblyman-elect Scott Wilk already was leaving Wednesday for Sacramento and about seven days of training, after winning the 38th Assembly District seat. “I’m a longstanding member of this community,...

State Schools Chief Announces New Standards for Learning English

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday that the State Board of Education formally adopted new English Language Development Standards aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and designed to help English learners build critical knowledge and...

It’s Not Easy Beating Green

Santa Clarita, Calif. – If you stopped by Bross Gym at the end of Tuesday night’s GSAC Volleyball showdown featuring The Master’s College (25-5, 9-4 GSAC) and Concordia University (29-0, 12-0 GSAC), you wouldn’t have had the slightest clue that the Lady Mustangs had just fallen short of upsetting...

Local Schools Want Yee to Keep His Distance – Permanently

Eric Yee – LASD booking photo Saugus Union and Hart district officials sought a permanent restraining order Wednesday against Valencia High School grad Eric Yee. “Until the criminal situation is resolved, the temporary restraining order stays in effect,” said Joan Lucid, superintendent of Saugus...

Educators in Industry: Teachers Tour Businesses Friday

Nearly 80 teachers from Hart District schools and College of the Canyons will take part in Educators in Industry, a collaborative program designed to provide teachers with a view of how classroom curriculum can be used in real world applications. This event, coordinated jointly by the Hart District and...

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NASDAQ4095.516  chart +0.23%
S&P 5001864.85  chart +0.14%
STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarit9.03  chart +0.00%
Biosolar, Inc.0.20  chart +5.26%
Cu Bancorp (ca)18.48  chart +1.15%
Enable Ipc Corp0.0041  chart +0.00%
Flextronics Inter9.42  chart +0.75%
Linn Energy, Llc29.02  chart +1.72%
Linn Co, Llc27.89  chart +1.60%
Mannkind Corporat6.25  chart -2.19%
Mission Vly Bcp C6.99  chart +5.91%
Quest Diagnostics59.48  chart -0.83%
Santa Clara Valle5.60  chart +0.00%
Tejon Ranch Co Co31.43  chart -0.79%
Us Energy Initiat0.0085  chart +10.39%
Wesco Aircraft Ho21.28  chart +0.42%

Apple Inc.524.94  chart +1.14%
At&t Inc.36.04  chart -0.17%
Autonation, Inc. 54.99  chart +2.15%
Best Buy Co., Inc24.48  chart +0.04%
Big Lots, Inc. Co38.72  chart -0.51%
Barnes & Noble, I16.37  chart -11.99%
Brady Corporation26.15  chart +1.36%
Bre0.00  chartN/A
Bry0.00  chartN/A
Boston Scientific13.65  chart +1.11%
Brookfield Reside20.26  chart +0.30%
Cbre Group Inc Co26.96  chart +0.33%
Carnival Corporat37.32  chart +2.13%
Comcast Corporati49.10  chart -0.14%
Costco Wholesale 113.50  chart +0.01%
Curtiss-wright Co63.61  chart +1.60%
Cvs Caremark Corp73.74  chart +0.14%
Cemex, S.a.b. De 12.84  chart -1.38%
D.r. Horton, Inc.21.50  chart -1.65%
Walt Disney Compa79.99  chart +1.32%
Edison Internatio56.38  chart -0.90%
Hyatt Hotels Corp54.20  chart +0.86%
Home Depot, Inc. 77.09  chart +0.67%
Kb Home Common St16.37  chart -1.68%
Kroger Company (t44.28  chart -0.09%
Lennar Corporatio38.22  chart -1.42%
Laboratory Corpor101.31  chart -0.63%
Linn Energy, Llc29.02  chart +1.72%
Linn Co, Llc27.89  chart +1.60%
Lowe's Companies,46.80  chart +0.15%
Marriott Internat56.25  chart +0.09%
Mcdonald's Corpor100.25  chart -0.58%
Mitsubishi Ufj Fi5.56  chart +0.00%
Netflix, Inc.345.74  chart +4.32%
Office Depot, Inc4.05  chart +2.79%
Regal Entertainme18.82  chart -1.10%
Republic Services34.47  chart -1.12%
Radioshack Corpor1.41  chart -16.57%
Starbucks Corpora70.15  chart -0.90%
Sears Holdings Co38.33  chart +14.08%
Six Flags Enterta40.11  chart -0.02%
Sonova Hldg N124.00  chart +0.08%
Staples, Inc.12.03  chart +1.18%
Supervalu Inc. Co6.92  chart +0.73%
Safeway Inc. Comm34.12  chart +0.03%
Target Corporatio60.00  chart +0.15%
Time Warner Cable135.33  chart -0.21%
Ulta Salon, Cosme87.79  chart -2.69%
Walgreen Co. Comm66.75  chart +0.89%
Waste Connections42.69  chart -0.37%
Whole Foods Marke48.13  chart -0.80%
Waste Management,42.03  chart -0.31%
Wal-mart Stores, 77.66  chart +0.57%
Woodward, Inc.41.69  chart +0.26%
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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Business leaders from the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation participated in the Los Angeles County Trade & Investment Mission to Shenzhen China and Hong Kong on Apr. 5 to 13. The trip was organized and led by LA County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
SCV Business Leaders Go to China on Trade Mission
An altercation between a signature-gatherer and a customer occurred Saturday at a Walmart in Canyon Country, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials.
Petitioner Arrested Outside Walmart
1874 - First train out of L.A. to reach new town of San Fernando; Newhall 2 years later [story]
This year there will be approximately 3,000 events nationwide. You can be a part of this terrific community event. It’s a great way to give back. It’s a great way to earn your school community service hours, too.
National Trails Day in SCV | Commentary by Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel
Have you ever read a restaurant guide before picking a place for a special dinner? Or a consumer-advice magazine before buying a new car? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a similar guide for looking up the quality of care at hospitals in your area? Well, there is. It’s called Hospital Compare and you can find it on the Medicare website, at www.medicare.gov.
Choosing a Hospital That’s Best for You | Commentary by David Sayen
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a Newhall stabbing that took place around 12:50 a.m. Saturday outside the VU Bar and Lounge, officials said.
Stabbing at Newhall Bar Sends Two to Hospital
1880 - Pico Oil Spring Mine Section 2 patented by R.F. Baker and Edward F. Beale [story]
This is a time of year when many focus on rebirth. For me, I’m feeling a reawakening of sorts and am eager to jump into life with added enthusiasm and joy.
Springtime Bucket List
A Santa Clarita tax advisor is adding his name to the list of candidates running for the 25th Congressional District seat. That story plus more tonight on SCV NewsBreak
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, April 18, 2014
The students at North Park Elementary School, Pre-K through Grade 6, have been studying the art work of glass blower Dale Chihuly. The students created art pieces that mimicked Chihuly's famous displays at the Bellagio in Las Vegas and chandeliers. Students learned about the history of glass blowing and about Chihuly's background while creating their own work of art.
North Park Students Create Tribute to Chihuly
Winners of the 2014 “cArt aRt” competition were announced by city of Santa Clarita officials on Friday. Santa Clarita residents transformed recycling bins into works of art and displayed them alongside the environmental services booth at the city’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival on April 12 to be judged by a panel of three city staff members and festival attendees.
Winners Announced for ‘cArt aRt’ Competition
The West Ranch softball team needed a come-from-behind victory over Canyon to win its second Foothill League game of the season.
West Ranch Turns it Around, Beats Canyon
A segment of San Fernando Boulevard under Interstate-5 is scheduled to close permanently in mid-May, California Department of Transportation officials announced Friday.
Portion of San Fernando Blvd Closing Permanently
Sixth grade students from two Newhall District schools had the opportunity to perform in front of professional hip hop artists on Friday, as part of the Universoul Hip Hop program that brings dance education into elementary schools.
Newhall District Students Bust a Move for Education
Two more western actors, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson, were added to Newhall’s Walk of Western Stars Thursday night, as part of the “Rockin’ Rodeo”-themed SENSES block party on Main Street.
McQueen, Bronson Get Their Day in Newhall
Learn the basics of building a planter, fire pit, BBQ enclosure, and low retaining wall by enrolling in the Masonry Basics course at Golden Oak Adult School.
Golden Oak Adult School Offers Masonry Certificate Course
1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
In order to address reports of suicide among college students across the nation, the College of the Canyons Student Health and Wellness Center is hosting a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Event on the Valencia campus.
COC Hosting Suicide Prevention Event
The Valencia baseball team pulled off the comeback of the season against West Ranch and won its fourth Foothill League game in a row.
Valencia Takes Four Games in a Row
Just in time for the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, Old Town Newhall will host a “Rockin’ Rodeo”-themedSENSES block party, from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday.
Thursday’s SENSES Event Gets Cowboy Festival Weekend Started
The Metro Executive Committee decided Thursday to delay approval of a billboard deal Santa ClaritaCity Council members OKed last month, officials said.
County Delays Vote On Metro Billboard Deal