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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organized; Albert Swall elected president [story]
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City Encouraging Residents, Businesses Owners to Report Storm Damages
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita strongly encourages residents and business owners who have been impacted by the recent storm to report damages to their homes, properties and businesses by completing the Los Angeles County’s Damage Assessment Survey. The survey is located online at www.211la.org/damage-assessment-survey. “It...

Currently Filming in SCV: Honda CRV Commercial, Squad Goals, Teen Wolf

Commercials, feature films, and television shows are all being filmed in SCV this week. · Western Union – Commercial · Honda CRV – Commercial · Squad Goals – Feature · Wrong Neighbor – Feature · “Teen Wolf” – Television · Winner – Fool – Music Video · Audition – Student...

Hiring Fest Held by America’s Job Center to Help Residents Find Jobs
Friday, Feb 17, 2017

America’s Job Center of California invites resident to connect with new employers, find a new career path or get back into the workforce by attending the Hiring Fest on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon...

Thursdays@Newhall is Back for 2017 Season

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, will kick off its 2017 March through October season on Thursday, March 2, 2017 with a fresh lineup of events on Main Street in Old Town Newhall. On the first Thursday of every month, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., JAM Sessions...

City of Santa Clarita President’s Day Hours

Santa Clarita City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 20, in observance of President’s Day. All branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library will be closed on Monday, February 20, in observance of President’s Day. The Santa Clarita Sports Complex will be closed Monday, February 20, in observance...

Feb. 21: Planning Commission Meeting
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Planning Commission Regular Meeting 2/21/2017 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL Roll Call FLAG SALUTE ELECTION OF OFFICERS COMMISSION SECRETARY ANNOUNCEMENT APPROVAL...

Residents Invited to Join in Month Long Library Celebration of ‘Rocket Girls’ Novel
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

The Santa Clarita Public Library’s third annual “One Story One City” program returns with free events and programming during the entire month of March. The program will be celebrating this year’s book selection Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to...

Feb. 22: Panel Discussion on Social Media Marketing for Artists

A free panel discussion about social media and how to use it to better market yourself will happen on February 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Main, formerly the Repertory East Playhouse, on 24266 Main Street in Newhall. An esteemed panel shares their experience and techniques on marketing themselves...

May 20: 40th Annual City of Santa Clarita Dodger Day
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

It’s game time! Tickets for the 40th Annual City of Santa Clarita Dodger Day are now on sale! Purchase your ticket to watch the L.A. Dodgers take on the Miami Marlins at Dodgers Stadium on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:10 p.m. Tickets start as low as $29 and can be purchased online by visiting SCVDodgerDay.com....

Feb. 14: City Council to Discuss CEMEX Bill, Diversity, more
Monday, Feb 13, 2017

City Council Regular Meeting 2/14/2017 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Joint Meeting with Board of Library Trustees Invocation Kellar Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Flag...

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In the wake of the shooting death of Officer Keith Boyer, a 27-year veteran of the Whittier Police Department, a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, calls for a full investigation into the suspect’s involvement with the state parole system and county probation supervision.
Barger Requests Investigation into Felon Who Murdered Whittier Policeman
The County Interim Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cold Weather Alert for SCV, A.V., Mountain Areas
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Homicide detectives still need your help in finding 58 year old William Cierzan, a missing man from Valencia who disappeared more than a month ago. Plus, photography and Instagram lovers can see Instagram photos from the community and have the chance to see their own works on display as well. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Senator Scott Wilk, R - Antelope Valley, announces the introduction of Senate Bill 792 (SB 792), a measure which will bring accountability and fairness to the distribution of Los Angeles County's trauma funding, saying to L.A. County: "Antelope Valley lives matter too".
Wilk Measure Brings Sunshine to Trauma Funding in Antelope Valley
See what's coming from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Upcoming SCV Chamber of Commerce Events
The current political climate in the United States has sparked fears of new anti-immigration laws and a potential culture war, prompting scholarly discussions about the necessity of ethnic studies and cultural awareness. A landmark of these discussions is the two-volume anthology “White” Washing American Education: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies — a collaboration from California State University, Northridge ethnic studies professors.
CSUN Professors Collaborate on Anthology Exploring Ethnic Studies Education
The city of Santa Clarita strongly encourages residents and business owners who have been impacted by the recent storm to report damages to their homes, properties and businesses by completing the Los Angeles County’s Damage Assessment Survey located online at www.211la.org/damage-assessment-survey.
City Encouraging Residents, Businesses Owners to Report Storm Damages
Effective 8 a.m. this Thursday, February 23, Lake Oroville State Recreation Area (SRA) partially reopens. Areas surrounding the Thermalito Diversion Pool (Burma Day Use and Lakeland Day Use) and Spillway Launch Ramp will remain closed.
California State Parks Partially Opens Lake Oroville State Recreation Area
Matt Young’s Tuesday nights consist of a routine trip to Burbank, where he and an exclusive group of screenwriters are presented invaluable knowledge about their craft from industry veterans. Then, he returns to his alma mater the following day to pass along these insights to aspiring scriptwriters in a classroom.
CSUN Lecturer, Alum Selected to Warner Bros. TV Writers’ Workshop
Lexus, a returning partner of the Amgen Tour of California, has renewed its role as the official and exclusive automobile partner of the men’s and women’s events for the next five editions of the annual spring race.
Lexus Extends Amgen Tour of California Partnership with Five-Year Renewal
Noted for pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, cardiology and its highly successful robotics program, Providence Tarzana Medical Center was recognized today as one of the nation’s top hospitals, earning Healthgrades’ 2017 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award for the third straight year.
Providence Tarzana Named One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals
The 2016 United Women’s Soccer (UWS) champion Santa Clarita Blue Heat are pleased to announce the addition of Venezuelan international forward Deyna Castellanos for the 2017 United Women’s Soccer (UWS) season.
Santa Clarita Blue Heat Signs Venezuelan Forward Castellanos
Commercials, feature films, and television shows are all being filmed in SCV this week.
Currently Filming in SCV: Honda CRV Commercial, Squad Goals, Teen Wolf
Valencia Crime Report: Week of 02/06/17-02/12/17
Crime Blotter: Domestic Violence, Grand Theft in Valencia
Canyon Country (West) Crime Report: Week of February 6-12
Crime Blotter: Residential, Commercial Burglary in West Canyon Country
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organized; Albert Swall elected president [story]
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Val Verde, along with all of the Santa Clarita Valley, deserves cleaner air. Thirty more years of business as usual should not be allowed. The environmental documents listed many alternatives. All alternatives except for one stated the Chiquita Canyon Landfill would exceed many health standards for years to come.
The Superior Alternative | Commentary by Steve Lee
Responding to rising demand in the housing market, Pacific Funding Mortgage Division (PFMD) is beefing up its team of mortgage professionals and expanding its marketing outreach efforts.
Pacific Funding Mortgage Division Meets Market Demands, Expands Team and Marketing Efforts
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, see how many inches of rain hit SCV during this past weekend's storm. Plus, Thursdays @ Newhall is back for the 2017 season. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, February 20, 2017
Two suspects are sought after allegedly carjacking a man at gunpoint in Valencia on Sunday, according to Sheriff’s Station officials.
Armed Suspects Sought After Alleged Valencia Carjacking
Because of the recent rainfall, the County Interim Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to enter ocean waters though these outlets.
Beach Use Advisory Issued In Light of Rainfall
The County Interim Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Affected areas include:
Cold Weather Alert for A.V., Mountain Areas
Trinity's sixth grade class is gearing up to present their "American Civil War Living History Museum," complete with five authentic American civil war reenactors who will tell their stories in character and reenact history from both the Union and Confederacy sides.
Sixth Graders at Trinity to be a Living Civil War History Museum
The Master’s University women’s basketball team closed out its home schedule Saturday afternoon with a 62-50 win over Menlo College.
Lady Mustangs Basketball Topple Oaks
The Master's University stopped a losing streak with a 13-2 blasting of Vanguard in the opener and then lost to the Lions 5-4 in the nightcap of a GSAC doubleheader played on a cool, cloudy day in Placerita Canyon.
TMU Baseball Ends Losing Streak
Playing its final home game of the regular season, The Master’s University men’s basketball team made quick work of Menlo College Saturday afternoon by beating the Oaks 92-81 on Bross Court.
Mustangs Men’s Basketball Uproot Oaks
On Saturday, representatives from The Master’s University, Westmont College, and William Jessup University competed at the TMU Half Marathon.
Mustang Quartet Goes The Distance at TMU Half Marathon
The National Weather Service released their rain and snowfall totals for Thursday, Feb. 16 through Saturday, Feb. 18. Newhall station received 3.98 inches of rain while Saugus received 2.9 inches, according to the report. Castaic got the most rainfall in the Santa Clarita Valley, measuring 5.4 inches.
NWS Releases Rainfall Totals From Last Week
The Santa Colorita 5k Fun-Run on February 25, 2017 at Castaic Lake Recreation Center in Castaic, CA, produced by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce includes for the third time the “Skip for Jack!” event for young children.
Colorita Run to Feature Tribute to Children with Deadly Pediatric Brain Cancer
A large storm system swept through Los Angeles County beginning on February 17, causing damage to homes, properties and businesses. The County requests for residents and business owners impacted by the storm to take action by reporting damages to their homes and businesses by completing a damage assessment survey.
L.A. County Residents Asked to Report Storm Related Damages
Come join Newhall CHP this Tuesday, February 21 for another round of Coffee with a Cop.
Feb. 21: Have Coffee with CHP Newhall Officers
Newhall Crime Report: Week of 02/06/17- 02/12/17
Crime Blotter: Grand Theft, Commercial Burglary in Newhall
Stevenson Ranch: Crime and Public Safety Report for the Week of 2/06/17 to 2/12/17
Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Robbery/Kidnapping in Stevenson Ranch
1906 - L.A. County accepts Mr. H.C. Register's bid to build (Old) Newhall Jail for $2,237 [story]
1936 - Ida Evans, widow of Newhall First Presbyterian Rev. Wolcott Evans, dies at 71 [story]
1955 - Actor and nightclub owner Ace Cain incorporates the Rocky Springs Country Club in Sand Canyon [story]