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1932 - Actor Harry Carey's wood-framed house at Saugus ranch (now Tesoro del Valle) burns down when engine of water pump explodes [story]


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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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NASDAQ4598.188  chart +0.39%
S&P 5002002.28  chart -0.05%
STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarit9.06  chart +0.00%
Biosolar, Inc.0.20  chart +33.33%
Cu Bancorp (ca)18.79  chart +0.43%
Enable Ipc Corp0.0034  chart +0.00%
Flextronics Inter11.10  chart +0.54%
Linn Energy, Llc31.58  chart -0.44%
Linn Co, Llc31.15  chart -0.95%
Mannkind Corporat7.22  chart -2.04%
Mission Vly Bcp C6.05  chart -1.63%
Quest Diagnostics63.09  chart -0.19%
Santa Clara Valle5.89  chart +0.00%
Tejon Ranch Co Co28.74  chart +2.20%
Us Energy Initiat0.0027  chart +3.85%
Wesco Aircraft Ho18.58  chart +1.31%

Apple Inc.103.30  chart +0.78%
At&t Inc.34.84  chart -0.34%
Autonation, Inc. 54.04  chart -0.39%
Best Buy Co., Inc31.35  chart -1.69%
Big Lots, Inc. Co46.50  chart +0.32%
Barnes & Noble, I23.16  chart -2.93%
Brady Corporation26.64  chart +0.08%
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Boston Scientific12.59  chart -0.71%
Brookfield Reside20.62  chart +2.08%
Cbre Group Inc Co31.78  chart +0.00%
Carnival Corporat37.95  chart +0.18%
Comcast Corporati54.78  chart +0.11%
Costco Wholesale 121.56  chart +0.40%
Curtiss-wright Co72.86  chart +1.42%
Cvs Caremark Corp79.73  chart +0.35%
Cemex, S.a.b. De 13.31  chart +0.60%
D.r. Horton, Inc.21.64  chart -0.18%
Walt Disney Compa90.80  chart +1.02%
Edison Internatio58.64  chart -0.85%
Hyatt Hotels Corp60.74  chart -0.57%
Home Depot, Inc. 91.15  chart -2.02%
Kb Home Common St17.67  chart -0.45%
Kroger Company (t51.33  chart +0.69%
Lennar Corporatio39.10  chart -0.20%
Laboratory Corpor106.55  chart -0.63%
Linn Energy, Llc31.58  chart -0.44%
Linn Co, Llc31.15  chart -0.95%
Lowe's Companies,52.61  chart +0.19%
Marriott Internat69.43  chart +0.04%
Mcdonald's Corpor92.80  chart -0.98%
Mitsubishi Ufj Fi5.83  chart +1.04%
Netflix, Inc.476.60  chart -0.22%
Office Depot, Inc5.44  chart +6.25%
Regal Entertainme21.44  chart +1.85%
Republic Services39.17  chart -0.41%
Radioshack Corpor1.25  chart -21.87%
Starbucks Corpora77.48  chart -0.42%
Sears Holdings Co34.08  chart -2.07%
Six Flags Enterta35.80  chart -1.86%
Sonova Hldg N148.00  chart +0.34%
Staples, Inc.12.63  chart +8.13%
Supervalu Inc. Co9.51  chart -0.42%
Safeway Inc. Comm34.88  chart +0.29%
Target Corporatio60.19  chart +0.20%
Time Warner Cable147.33  chart -0.41%
Ulta Salon, Cosme98.36  chart +1.08%
Walgreen Co. Comm60.01  chart -0.84%
Waste Connections50.05  chart +2.02%
Whole Foods Marke39.09  chart -0.13%
Waste Management,47.26  chart +0.62%
Wal-mart Stores, 75.75  chart +0.33%
Woodward, Inc.52.56  chart +0.63%
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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Santa Clarita woman after a fight with her in-law led to an alleged false police report .
Saugus Woman Arrested for Swatting Mother-in-law
A Santa Clarita man was sentenced Friday to 45 days in jail for petty theft after requesting a trial and losing the case. He was released Monday from the court's lockup.
SCV Man, 19, Gets 45 Days for Theft, Serves 3
1932 - Actor Harry Carey's wood-framed house at Saugus ranch (now Tesoro del Valle) burns down when engine of water pump explodes [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland is playing for the New York Mets where he's enjoying the second-best season of his career.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 1, 2014
Due in part to California's oppressive tax and regulatory climate, the recession was markedly worse in our state. As a consequence, we ended up with a bigger jobs hole, and we now need more jobs than other states to fill that hole.
Tax News & Views From Sen. George Runner
Prayer Angels for the Military are asking for help from Santa Clarita Valley residents to prepare care packages for deployed U.S. troops. The group is planning to meet Sept. 13, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Newhall Library to fill boxes.
Angels Praying for Help with Care Packages for Troops
Senate Bill 1438 will equip firefighters, police officers and other first responders with naloxone, an antidote that can reverse the effects of prescription painkillers and heroin and abruptly stop an overdose episode
Pavley’s Heroin Overdose Prevention Bill Goes to Governor
1887 - Town of Saugus founded; Saugus and Castaic train stations open [story]
Saugus
I am frustrated by the new top-two primary system where all of the candidates are thrown into a heap for the first pass, and the November election is between the top two vote-getters. The rules are so strict that a November voter doesn’t even have the right to write in a candidate’s name. Isn’t writing in “Mickey Mouse” a time-honored American tradition?
Just Vote ‘No’ for 25th
Labor Day is a day for us to celebrate workers. But who really loves to work? Wouldn’t most people love to have enough money not to have to work? So, why do we celebrate the American worker?
Happy American Dream Day
One person has died as a result of a multi-car collision on Interstate 5 in Castaic. The extent of six others' injuries is unknown.
1 Dead, Several Injured in Multi-Car Pileup
Already a successful fashion designer, Davis’ first project for Walt Disney was designing the live-action reference costume for Princess Aurora in “Sleeping Beauty.” Davis went on to design extensively for Disney, creating the costumes for two of the park’s signature attractions, It’s a Small World and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Sept. 17: Legendary Disney Costume Designer to Talk at Newhall Library
This is the first year more than half of the county’s rabid bats have been found in the SCV. It's been close to that, the last four years, with the SCV accounting for about 40 percent of the rabies cases despite being home to just 3 percent of the county’s human population.
SCV’s Rabid Bat Count Now 15 of 26; Sick Skunk Found in Long Beach
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church begins its full Fall Program with a bang on Sunday, Sept. 7, starting with its 10 a.m. Worship Service.
Sept. 7: St. Stephen’s Kicks Off Fall Schedule
All the latest news from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber News: State of the Chamber Breakfast Sept. 10
William Mulholland’s fame, respect and honor were drowned the night of March 12, 1928, when the St. Francis Dam collapsed. He took full responsibility for the failure and the deaths. He died a broken man in 1935. The story of his life has all the makings of a brilliant Greek tragedy.
The Man Who Brought L.A. Its Water
Our Lady of Perpetual Help invites the community to join in celebrating “Seventy Years of Happy” at the 70th annual parish barbecue Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 21.
Sept. 19-21: OLPH to Host 70th Annual BBQ
2001 - LASD Deputy Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian gunned down in Stevenson Ranch while backing up ATF [story]
On the final day of the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic, The Master’s College volleyball team ended its time with a win over Menlo College at 10 a.m., followed by a loss to Great Falls University of Montana at 4 p.m.
TMC Volleyball: Win One, Lose One on Last Day in Irvine
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, along with Chief Daryl L. Osby and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, marked the fifth anniversary of the Station Fire by honoring the memory of Fire Captain Ted Hall and Fire Fighter Specialist Arnie Quinones.
Hall, Quinones Remembered on 5th Anniversary of Station Fire
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized current efforts by the Democratic Legislature to ban plastic bags a deeply flawed proposal that only hits the state’s economically distressed communities in the pocketbook.
Antonovich to Brown: Plastic Bag Ban Hurts Impoverished Communities
Tamarisk is pretty but it's an invasive species that soaks up the water in the river bed, choking out native plants and animals. On the other hand, eucalyptus trees aren't native, either, but they have become part of the landscape in California, and let’s face it: Eucalyptus can grow in places where not too many other trees can grow.
Native vs. Non-Native
The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming gala is more than just an evening to honor local businesses, it’s a chance to honor a longtime elected official.
Latino Chamber Announces Nominees for Awards; McKeon to be Honored
Families stepped right up and had a bundle of good times at the first-ever Brandon Chandler Foundation End of Summer Carnival.
Chandler Foundation Helps Qualifying Inmates Reenter Society