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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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Thursday in Newhall: Chocolate Art Slam
Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014

ART SLAM  Chocolate! Thursday, September 4 7 to 10 pm Along Main Street in Newhall   ART SLAM CHOCOLATE will focus on the culinary art of cooking with chocolate.  Culinary artists are responsible for skillfully preparing meals that are as pleasing to the palate as to the eye. Come see art displays...

Sept. 27: City Hosting Ventura Harbor Cruise

Set sail with the city of Santa Clarita for a Ventura Harbor Village and Dinner Harbor Cruise on Saturday, Sept. 27. Residents are invited to sign up before Friday, September 19 to join the all-inclusive day trip, which features a scenic harbor cruise with dinner and round-trip transportation via private...

City to Host Free Emergency Preparedness Workshops
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

This September, the City of Santa Clarita will participate in National Preparedness Month, a nationwide campaign designed to educate the public on how to prepare for emergencies and disasters. Several training opportunities will be available to promote community preparedness and help remind residents...

Sept. 10: Evening of Remembrance Honors Local Youth

File Photo The City of Santa Clarita will host the 9th Annual Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance on Wednesday, September 10 at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road. The event will begin with the inaugural Walk of Remembrance at 6:45 p.m., followed by the Evening of Remembrance at 7:15 p.m. The...

Teens and Parents Invited to Free Prescription Drug Symposium
Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Each year, more people die from prescription pill abuse than methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine combined. To address and raise awareness about this national epidemic, the City of Santa Clarita will host the Pills Kill: Prescription to Addiction Symposium on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Santa Clarita...

City Asks Residents to Help Conserve Water

The City of Santa Clarita is doing its part to conserve water during California’s drought by reducing water use by 20 percent or more throughout the community. Residents are now being asked to help the City with its conservation efforts by reporting broken sprinklers and overwatering in public spaces...

Dance in the Street with Cal Arts’ African Dance Ensemble
Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

The City’s free Thursdays At Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues Thursday, August 14 with JAM Sessions! Head over to Main Street in Old Town Newhall between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to play drums and dance in the street with Cal Arts’ African Dance Ensemble. The Thursdays At Newhall...

Newhall Community Center Showcases Summer Talent
Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita’s Newhall Community Center recently hosted its annual summer talent show. This year’s theme was “Candy land.” The multi-purpose room was transformed into the popular board game with props and images that included giant cupcakes, candy canes, and lollipops. The talent...

Captain Cardiac in Concert Saturday at Central Park
Friday, Aug 8, 2014

On Saturday, Aug. 9, the City of Santa Clarita’s Concert in the Park series will feature a performance by Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries. First Entertainment Credit Union, presenting sponsor for the City of Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park series, is giving away a free iPad each week of the...

Aug. 23: Youth Sports Festival Returns
Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita’s annual Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival is back and better than ever in 2014. The free, action-packed event will feature nonstop sports activities, interactive lessons, healthy food demonstrations and more from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 23 at...

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The SCVEDC is hosting two Free Enterprise Zone presentations on September 17. This event will help SCV businesses find additional tax credits, up to 50-80% more, that may have been missed due to qualifying employees under only one or two out of thirteen eligible criteria.
Sept. 17: Free Enterprise Zone Presentations
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials have arrested a seventh and final suspect in connection with a series of armed robberies.
7th Suspect in CC Bike Path Robberies Arrested
All the latest from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
This Week at the SCV Chamber (9-2-2014)
Free training workshops for local entrepreneurs, from the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons.
COC Small Business Development Center Training Sched. (9-2-2014)
Art Slam Chocolate will focus on the culinary art of cooking with chocolate. Culinary artists are responsible for skillfully preparing meals that are as pleasing to the palate as to the eye.
Thursday in Newhall: Chocolate Art Slam
The city’s $39 million capital improvement program for the new fiscal year includes funding for several projects that will add valuable facilities, roads and other important infrastructure.
Monthly Message from the Mayor
Residents are invited to sign up before Friday, September 19 to join the all-inclusive day trip, which features a scenic harbor cruise with dinner and round-trip transportation via private charter bus.
Sept. 27: City Hosting Ventura Harbor Cruise
Join Lois Bauccio from the Child & Family Center and learn to recognize the many warning signs of mental health problems when she addresses the Valley Industry Association on Tuesday, Sept. 16.
Santa Clarita Valley Industry News
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
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will provide funding as well as access to subject matter expertise and technical support for manufacturing, regulatory, and nonclinical activities through a $24.9 million, 18-month contract with Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc., of San Diego, California. ASPR can extend the contract up to a total of $42.3 million.
Feds Contract with San Diego Biomed to Develop Ebola Antidote
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