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1915 - Pioneer Juan Batista Suraco buried in a family graveyard, currently unmarked, in Bouquet Canyon near Benz Road [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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Santa Clara Valle5.94  chart +0.00%
Tejon Ranch Co Co28.32  chart -0.53%
Us Energy Initiat0.0039  chart -18.75%
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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
College of the Canyons is nearing the end of construction on two new buildings at the Valencia Campus. That plus more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, July 25, 2014
The Crime Prevention Unit at the SCV Sheriff’s Station is welcoming a new face, as the current Valencia zone leader is being promoted to detective.
Valencia Crime Solver Promoted; New Zone Leader Named
Homeowners who love the idea of getting government rebates to replace their turf — but don’t love the idea of completely giving up their lawns — have a local option that qualifies for the rebates without losing the lush look and feel of real grass.
Lawn Dying? Here’s a Replacement Idea
Rancho Camulos Museum and National Historic Landmark has been selected as one of the non-profits benefiting from the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival, Friday night and all day Saturday in Santa Paula.
July 25-26: Balloon Fest Benefits Historic ‘Home of Ramona’
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement closures during the week of July 28 to August 1 as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14)
Lane Closures in Newhall Pass, July 28-Aug. 1
Zonta Club of SCV launches up its 2014-15 season of LifeForward free workshops for women on Saturday, Aug. 16, with a program on life balance and goal setting.
Aug. 16: Zonta Workshop on Life Balance, Goal Setting
The event will feature a hike to visit to an American Indian rock carving site on Piute Butte led by Museum Curator Peggy Ronning. This site is normally closed to park visitors, so the hike will provide a rare and unique opportunity to view it.
July 26: ‘Rock Art’ Hike at AV Indian Museum; more
Another sizzling weekend in the SCV, with lots of cool music ahead. Friday night, the Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert series wraps for the summer with world-traveled blues singer and keyboardist Doňa Oxford.
July 25-26: SCV Entertainment Beat
Two Palmdale men charged with a string of robberies in the Santa Clarita Valley in 2013 accepted a plea bargain this month.
2 Palmdale Men Sentenced for SCV Crime Spree
Ronald Lee Holt, 47, of Castaic, is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 4 at Los Angeles County Superior Court in San Fernando, where he faces 26 years in state prison. He is charged with assaulting a wheelchair-bound Sunland man named Lance Love with a miniature baseball bat March 17, 2013.
Castaic Man Takes 26-Year Deal for Beating Man in Wheelchair
The California Department of Motor Vehicles will conduct a public hearing in Los Angeles to receive additional public comments on the proposed regulations related to the implementation of AB 60, the state law that directs DMV to issue driver licenses to undocumented California residents.
July 28: DMV Hearing in L.A. on Illegal Alien Driver’s License Law
I wonder if they hand out a prize to the trash truck that drives the greatest distance to dump at Chiquita Canyon? The state records show there were even some loads from San Diego County. All that way up the 405 in a trash truck. Where do I sign up?
Trash Truckin’
1915 - Pioneer Juan Batista Suraco buried in a family graveyard, currently unmarked, in Bouquet Canyon near Benz Road [story]
Friday night, the Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert series wraps for the summer with world-traveled blues singer and keyboardist Doňa Oxford. That plus more local news and entertainment tonight on SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 24, 2014
Join the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library as they welcome author and spirit marriage expert Yangsze Choo on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Jo Anne Darcy Canyon Country Library.
Aug. 5: Spirit Marriage Expert Coming to CC Library
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will considering giving $280,000 in 1996 park bond money to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for the purchase of 74 acres of land bordering the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area.
County to Consider Paying for Land Next to Vasquez Rocks
The Sheriff’s Youth Foundation encouraged the youth of Los Angeles County to learn more about the life and words of author and poet Maya Angelou through its Youth Essay Contest. Two of the county's three winners hail from the Santa Clarita Valley.
Winners of Sheriff Youth Fdn. Essay Contest Announced
The Canyon Theatre Guild is proud to present "Forever Plaid," a warmhearted revue of the close-harmony "guy groups" that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s.
Starts Friday: ‘Forever Plaid’ at Canyon Theatre
Arts events happening in and around the city of Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Arts & Events
Starting Tuesday, Aug. 5 in Santa Clarita, the California High-Speed Rail Authority will be hosting seven public scoping meetings to gather public comments for a new proposed alignment
Formal High-Speed Rail Meetings Slated for August
California taxpayers who disagree with local assessors’ valuation of their property can contact the local assessor’s office to discuss the assessment or appeal their property tax bills.
Property Tax Appeal Period Now Open
Castaic and Val Verde, Zone 2 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snapshot 07/14/2014-07/20/2014.
Crime Blotter: Castaic-Val Verde
Saugus, Zone 4 Update Public Safety & Crime Prevention Information Snapshot: 07/14/2014 - 07/20/2014
Weekly Crime Blotter: Saugus
Canyon Country East, Zone 8 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 07/14/2014 – 07/20/2014
Crime Blotter: Canyon Country East