[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

SCVNews.com | SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 10-12-2016
Santa Clarita CA
Today in
S.C.V. History
October 26
1992 - Newspaper editor Scott Newhall (SF Chronicle, Newhall Signal, SCV Citizen) dies at 78 in Valencia hospital [story]

| Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to a lifetime on the sex offender registry and 45 days in county jail after he pleaded no contest to child molesting on Tuesday.

Lancaster detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a 71-year-old woman who went missing last Friday.

Two more rabid bats have been found in the SCV and that brings the total to 13 for this year.

The College of the Canyons Foundation has announced the recipients of the “Silver Spur” Community Service Award for 2017.

Going to jail isn’t supposed to be fun, but for the 28th Halloween in a row our local Sheriff’s Station will host the Haunted Jailhouse.

SCV NewsBreak is a co-presentation of KHTS AM-1220 and SCVTV. It can be viewed on both organizations’ websites – HomeTownStation.com, SCVTV.com and SCVNews.com.

Television viewers can catch it on SCVTV at the top of every hour from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., repeating the following morning at 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. SCVTV runs on Time Warner Cable Channel 20 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99, and streaming on SCVTV.

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.


You can be the first one to leave a comment.

Leave a Comment

Related Content
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a 9 year old girl was struck and killed in Newhall Monday evening. Plus, pirates and beer will take over this local golf course. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
Monday, Oct 24, 2016
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, over 100 pounds of prescription drugs were collected over the weekend. Plus, city art is now available right in your living room. See how, coming up.
Friday, Oct 21, 2016
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Hart District bans clown costumes and the voter registration deadline is almost here. Check out these stories and more tonight on SCV NewsBreak.
Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a brush fire near Sierra Highway charred one acre before being extinguished. Plus, the William S. Hart District Governing Board awarded a contract to begin the construction of Castaic High School. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a local club teamed up with Foot Locker to give some kids a party they won't soon forget. Plus, new buildings are coming to Valencia. See how Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will be able to help more people in the future. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's episode of SCV NewsBreak.
Keep Up With Our Facebook
Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
The 5th Annual Bowling for Kids Charity Event is back again on Sunday, Dec. 4 with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
Dec. 4: Bowling for Kids Returns to Valencia Lanes
On Thursday, Nov. 10 the SCV Senior Center Silvertone Singers will present an audible feast of all-time musical favorites to put you in the mood for holiday culinary indulgences.
Nov. 10: SCV Senior Center to Feature Feasting Melodies
The College of the Canyons women's golf team competed at Western State Conference Tournament No. 8 on Monday, with two Lady Cougars finishing in the top-15.
Golf: Individual Lady Cougars Finish 8th, 14th in Conference Play
With the win, TMU’s 2016 record improved to 19-9 and 11-2 in Golden State Athletic Conference play. Currently, TMU sits just two matches behind the No. 1 nationally ranked Westmont College Warriors.
Volleyball: Lady Mustangs Get Past Vanguard in 3
1992 - Newspaper editor Scott Newhall (SF Chronicle, Newhall Signal, SCV Citizen) dies at 78 in Valencia hospital [story]
An elite helicopter tour of Los Angeles and an all-inclusive visit to Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's home in Arizona, are among the unique items that will be on the auction block at Zonta's 2016 Tribute to Women sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV.
Nov. 4: Unusual Items to be Auctioned at Zonta Tribute
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a 9 year old girl was struck and killed in Newhall Monday evening. Plus, pirates and beer will take over this local golf course. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Rain or Shine! The 28th Annual Haunted Jailhouse & Community Open House event will be held this Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station located at 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway, Santa Clarita.
Haunted Jailhouse Coming Sunday, Rain or Shine
At Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, 5th District Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presented Mighy, an 8-month-old shorthaired Chihuahua, and Miss Inky, a 2-month-old domestic shorthair, ready to be adopted.
Antonovich Pets of the Week (10-25-2016): Miss Inky, Mighty
With extensive input from the community, the Board of Supervisors today approved a comprehensive trails master plan intended to guide future multi-use trail development in the Castaic area, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Board OK’s Multi-Use Trails Plan for Castaic Area
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the results Tuesday of the friendly voter registration competition between crosstown rivals USC and UCLA.
USC-UCLA: One Registers 10,109 New Voters, The Other Just 411
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved plans to turn the former Puente Hills Landfill into a regional park that will offer natural open space and a host of recreational programs for area residents.
Supes OK Park Plan for Ex-Puente Hills Landfill Site
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises revealed its new livery as Royal Princess made her U.S. debut on arrival into Ft. Lauderdale on Oct. 22. The ship is the first to sail with the new hull design featuring the iconic brand mark, which was added during a recent dry dock in Civitavecchia, Italy.
New Princess Cruises Livery Makes First Appearance in U.S. Waters
Halloween can be a fun and exciting night, but according to the Center for Disease Control, due to increased foot traffic and Trick-or-Treaters out at night, the potential for automobile related accidents with young pedestrians increase four times on this night.
Safety Tips: Don’t Get Tricked on Halloween
Street sweeping will take place every week following trash pickup days between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. to help keep streets, and particularly gutters, clean and free of falling leaves and debris.
Expect More City Street Sweeping This Time of Year
After a week of tense anticipation, a federal judge on Tuesday granted final approval of Volkswagen's $15 billion settlement with VW and Audi owners regarding the automaker's emissions cheating scandal - perhaps the largest payout of its kind in U.S. history.
Judge OK’s Car Maker’s $15 Bil. Settlement with VW, Audi Owners
Minutes away from upsetting No. 11 Westmont, the Mustangs watched the Warriors come out of a scrum in front of the net to score the game-tying goal that eventually led to a 1-1 double-overtime draw.
Soccer: Lady Mustangs Battle to 1-1 Draw in Double OT
The Master’s University golf team wrapped up its time at the CSUSM Fall Classic by placing 12th out of a field of 17 teams with a collective score of 935 (308-300-327).
Golf: Downey Leads Mustangs as Fall Season Ends
A 9-year-old girl died Monday, after she was hit by a car in Newhall while crossing the street after getting off a city bus, officials said.
9-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed After Getting Off Bus
The Whittaker Bermite Citizens’ Advisory Group (CAG) will meet Wednesday, November 2. The meeting will be from 7-9 pm at the Santa Clarita United Methodist Church at 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road (at Espuella Road).
Nov. 2: Whittaker-Bermite Citizens Group Meeting
The DMV experienced a major computer outage Monday, impacting offices around the state. Crews worked throughout the night to rebuild the system and get offices back up and running.
Computer Outage Affects Newhall DMV, Other Offices
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight and two dozen other members of Congress signed a letter Monday calling for the Department of Defense to cease debt collection on California National Guard soldiers who were improperly paid bonuses a decade ago.
Knight to DoD: Quit Trying to Collect from National Guard Soldiers
While plastic bag manufacturers bill Proposition 67 as a simple referendum on a 2014 California law banning stores from giving customers plastic bags at checkout, some are calling the ballot initiative a ploy by the industry to slow the momentum of similar bans across the nation.
Californians to Decide Fate of Plastic Bag Ban
Newhall Crime Report for the week of Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 16, 2016 Newhall: Zone 6 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit
Blotter: Thief Steals Mounted Surveillance Camera in Newhall
Saugus, Zone 4, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit Saugus Crime Report for the week of October 10, 2016 – 10/16/16
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Saugus
Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Canyon Country West (Zone 7): October 10th through October 16th
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Canyon Country-West
Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Canyon Country-East (Zone 8): Week of October 10th- October 16th
Crime Blotter: Robbery, Burglaries in CC-East
1948 - Valencia developer Thomas E. Dierckman, 2012 SCV Man of Year, born in Indiana [story]
Sheriff Jim McDonnell honored 33 Department members, one retired LASD sheriff’s deputy and one California Highway Patrol officer at the 2016 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Valor Awards Ceremony. A video presentation highlighted the career of LASD Sgt. Steve Owen, who was recently slain in the line of duty in Lancaster.
Sheriff Bestows 35 Valor Awards; Event Dedicated to Slain Officer
The median price of single-family homes that changed owners during September came in at $525,000, up 1.9 percent from September 2015 and 0.4 percent higher than this August. The condominium median price of $372,000 was up 14.5 percent over a year ago and 12.4 percent ahead of August. The median condo price was just 6.3 percent below the record high of $397,000 set in January 2006.
Report: Typical SCV Condo Worth 14.5% More This Year; Homes Up 1.9%
During the third quarter of 2016 the Bank reported net earnings of $462,000, an improvement of 19% over the Bank’s previous quarter, and an increase of 80% over the third quarter of 2015. Moreover, net earnings for the three quarters ended September 30, 2016 were $1,092,000, an improvement of 19% over the initial three quarters of 2015.
Bank of Santa Clarita Posts 80% Higher 3Q Profits
Based on her’ influential Animation History class at CalArts, Maureen Furniss' "A New History of Animation" is the first textbook to chronicle the history of the field. It is also a must-read reference for fans and scholars.
New Book from CalArts Faculty Member Tells History of Animation (Video)
If you want to know more about how Santa Clarita is succeeding and planning for the future, don’t miss the City of Santa Clarita’s annual State of the City luncheon on Thursday at the Valencia Hyatt.
Tix On Sale for Thursday’s ‘State of the City’ Luncheon
College of the Canyons has been ranked among the top 15 (out of 381) best community and career colleges by salary potential in PayScale’s 2016-2017 College Salary Report.
COC in Top 15 Nationally for Students’ Salary Potential
Due to non-recurring acquisition costs totaling $1.695 million that were recorded during the quarter, net income for the third quarter of 2016 is lower than in the second quarter, and is also down relative to the third quarter in the prior year.
Bank of the Sierra Parent Posts Lower 3Q Profits
The prescription drugs collected over the weekend as part of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day filled 13 large cardboard boxes at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Henry Mayo Collects 135 Pounds of Drugs in Prescription Take Back Day