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1894 - Film director John Ford born in Maine; used SCV in several movies [story]


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More Entertainment Added to Cowboy Festival Lineup
Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

We are pleased to announce that tickets for An Evening with Cow Bop and An Evening with Buffalo Bill at William S. Hart Mansion are now on sale! Click here to purchase tickets.

Thursday Nights in Newhall Revving Up

Thursday nights will heat up in Santa Clarita as the City’s popular Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, returns to Old Town Newhall on March 5, 2015. Several new and returning events will be held on Thursday nights from March through October, including a weekly rotation of ArtSLAM,...

SCV Arts & Events Calendar
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

  Upcoming Events Check out what’s happening soon in Santa Clarita! Canyon Theatre Guild  The Red Velvet Cake War-January 30 – March 1 Cinderella- January 31-February 28 Escape Theatre presents Annie-February 6-8 Santa Colorita Fun Run February 14 Valentine’s...

High-Speed Rail Chief Tours Possible SCV Alignments
Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

Acting on an invitation last fall from Mayor Marsha McLean, California High Speed Rail Authority Chairman of the Board of Directors Dan Richard joined McLean and Councilmember TimBen Boydston, both members of the City’s Ad-Hoc High Speed Transportation sub-committee, for a tour of two proposed rail...

Applicants Prep for City Youth Employment Program

Forty-eight applicants attended an informational workshop Jan. 15 to prepare for the spring Youth Employment Services (YES) and Job Skills interviews. YES staff provided a program overview including interview expectations, the selection process, and information on other employment programs and resources...

City to USPS: Keep a Post Office in Newhall

The city of Santa Clarita is reaching out to residents to help retain the United States Post Office location in the Newhall community. The United States Post Office on Lyons Avenue recently ended its lease at its former Newhall location and relocated to a temporary space in the Valencia Marketplace,...

City Council Agenda for Jan. 27
Friday, Jan 23, 2015

City Council / Board of Library Trustees Joint Regular Meeting 1/27/2015 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1St Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355     Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Invocation – Acosta Call to Order Roll Call  Roll Call Flag Salute  The Bacon...

Watch for Gas Co. Work on Newhall Ave. Friday Night-Sunday

Beginning Friday at 8:30 p.m., lane closures will be in effect on Newhall Avenue between Pine Street and Valle Del Oro for a So Cal Gas pipeline replacement project. Work is expected to conclude Sunday. During construction, Newhall Avenue will be restricted to one lane in both directions. Reduced speed...

Upgrades to Make Streets Nicer for Pedestrians
Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita has several pedestrian improvement projects expected to be completed in 2015. Anticipated projects include refurbishing paseo bridges, constructing sidewalk access ramps, modifying encroaching median noses and more. The City of Santa Clarita’s Capital Improvement Projects...

Council Meeting Recap (Jan. 13 Meeting)
Thursday, Jan 15, 2015

Council Meeting Recap The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 13, 2015: CONSENT CALENDAR – APPROVED AS ONE INDIVIDUAL COUNCIL ACTION Approval of Joint City Council and Board of Library Trustees minutes from the December 9, 2014 special and regular meetings  Reading...

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Sen. Barbara Boxer’s bill to thwart a massive sand and gravel mine in Soledad Canyon would bring consistency to federal policy on the Soledad Canyon-Upper Santa Clara River area, a crucial wildlife corridor that has been identified by the National Park Service as having significant ecological resources.
We Fight On | Commentary by Andrew G. Fried
Palmdale Sheriff’s deputies responded Saturday to a fatal stabbing at a San Francisquito Canyon Road address near the community of Green Valley.
Man Stabbed to Death Near Green Valley
In past public meetings, the National Park Service has presented its preliminary findings and has received more than 5,000 comments from the public on the Rim of the Valley Trail Corridor. It will once again present its findings to the public in late February or early March.
Rim of the Valley
1894 - Film director John Ford born in Maine; used SCV in several movies [story]
Detectives with the Sheriff’s Department’s Special Victims Bureau are investigating an allegation involving an Einstein Academy staff member.
Einstein Academy Staffer Placed on Leave Amid Police Inquiry
An off-duty police officer detained a woman for trying to steal from an unlocked car in a residential community in Saugus early Saturday morning.
Off-duty Cop Stops Car Burglary in Saugus
Deputies responded to the 18300 block of Oak Canyon Road in Canyon Country around 10:40 p.m. after a call came in about a man who had allegedly hit a parked car and passed out in the drivers seat.
Short Car Chase Leads to DUI Arrest
1943 - 3 Army aviators killed in crash of plane and glider in Castaic area; 3 others saved by 9-year-old Marylynn Winkler [story]
Jill Hackett’s one woman show, “Journeys in Pastel,” is now running and just extended to March 19, 2015 at the Canyon Theatre Guild at 24242 Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Pastel Artist’s Work on Display in Newhall
A burglary call near Arroyo Seco Junior High today around 1 p.m. lead to a short vehicle pursuit plus more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 30, 2015
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will present a tour of the St. Francis Dam site on Saturday, March 14.
March 14: Annual St. Francis Dam Talk & Tour
Despite Proposition 30 taxing California residents a little bit more in order to fund schools, some smaller, less impoverished school districts actually are seeing less money. Add that to an inexplicable 300-student loss in 18 months, and you have the makings of a full-on financial crisis for an otherwise fiscally sound district that just weathered a recent, devastating economic downturn
Falling Enrollment Creates Budget Gap for Castaic Schools
Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station received a call about a burglary around 1:05 p.m. in a residential community in North Valencia near Arroyo Seco Junior High.
Burglary Call Leads to Short Pursuit Near Junior High
Authorities have charged a drug dealer for the murder of a former UCLA basketball player and Fox executive who went missing in May 2012.
Drug Dealer Charged In Murder of Fox Studio Executive
48 Hours will be airing an episode that investigates a murder-for-hire case about a local businessman's plot to kill his wife.
Popular Crime Show to Air Episode on Local Story
COC Athletic Department is hosting its Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 30.
COC to Induct Hall of Famers Friday
The Newhall School District is preparing for a new superintendent on Sunday when longtime Superintendent Dr. Marc Winger will step down and Paul A. Cordeiro will take his place.
New Superintendent Taking Over in Newhall
Stevenson Ranch & Valencia-Westridge, Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 01/19/2015 to 01/25/2015
Crime Blotter: Burglaries on West Side
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
The Middle East is exploding, every terrorist group imaginable is rampaging and murdering thousands daily with Iran, among them, vowing to wipe Israel off the face of the Earth and various radical Muslim terrorist groups declaring to overtake America – and yet, “the shadow of crisis has passed?”
Brazile’s Bluster
Santa Clarita Valley community members are coming together in support of a Hart High grad and his wife after their 9-day-old baby was born with cancer.
’03 Hart Grad and Wife Raising Funds for Newborn with Cancer
Los Angeles County Fire and Sheriff’s Station deputies were on scene Thursday to rescue a worker who was partially buried during a construction accident in the 25800 block of Industry Circle in the Valencia Commerce Center.
Construction Worker Rescued from Hole
In partnership with the California Nonprofits Association, BOE Member George Runner is hosting a free Telephone Townhall at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 19, 2015 to provide information on tax issues specific to nonprofits and faith-based organizations.
Nonprofit Tax Questions? Tele-Townhall for Charities Feb. 19
Rexford Industrial Realty Inc., a real estate investment trust that acquired the 138,980-square-foot Avenue Kearny industrial park in July, announced the pricing Thursday of an underwritten public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $16.00 per share.
Owner of Ave. Kearny Complex Raising $153MM