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Fourth of July Activities in Santa Clarita
Friday, Jul 1, 2016

Santa Clarita residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day with a series of patriotic events taking place throughout Santa Clarita on Monday, July 4, 2016. Starting the celebrations is the annual Independence Day 5K and 10K, presented by the Santa Clarita Runner’s Club. Runners of all fitness...

Helpful Hints for Staying Cool in the Heat

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related illnesses. Remember these tips in preparation for a long, hot summer. Slow down: reduce, eliminate or reschedule strenuous activities until the coolest time...

Concerts in the Park Featuring Tribute Bands; Country Showdown; more
Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

File photo The city of Santa Clarita’s popular summer Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is back for its 27th season with an eclectic line-up of some of the most popular acts to take the stage. The free, annual concert series kicks off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 at Central...

Thursdays@Newhall Returns with July Events
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series heads into July with a thrilling lineup of Pacific Island Dance, free live performances, a Corvette car show, a Margaritaville block party and more. On July 7, JAM Sessions hosted by the Ford Theatre Foundation, will star the Members of the Kalakeke...

World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Aims to Save Lives
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

On Friday, June 26, 2016 The Santa Clarita Aquatic Center along with water parks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe hosted the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson to promote this year’s theme: Swimming Lessons Save Lives. 68 pool lovers of all ages attended the Santa Clarita Aquatic...

City Invites Community to Discuss Changes to FEMA Flood Maps

The city of Santa Clarita is inviting residents, property owners and businesses to a community meeting to learn about how they might be impacted by proposed revisions to Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps, also known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the Santa Clarita area. The meeting will...

Top 12 Locations to Photograph in Santa Clarita
Monday, Jun 27, 2016

Many Santa Claritans have their favorite regularly photographed locations on your photo roll or tucked away in a scrapbook. But have you captured them all?   Bridgeport Our number one most photographed neighborhood? Bridgeport. With its classic architecture, pretty lake and swarms of ducks, it’s...

Valencia Boulevard Median Refurbishment Project Underway
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016

The Valencia Boulevard Median Refurbishment Project began construction on Monday, June 20, 2016 and will continue until November 2016. The project will refurbish a total of 12 medians on Valencia Boulevard between Tourney Road and Magic Mountain Parkway. The construction will include replacing existing...

Santa Clarita Transit Reaches Out to New Riders With 2016 National Dump the Pump Day
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita Transit celebrated the 11th annual National Dump the Pump Day on June 16, 2016, along with more than 150 other transit agencies across the country. As in years past, staff encouraged residents to explore public transportation by raffling off local prizes such as movie and theme...

Celebrate America’s Independence with Family Friendly Fourth of July Events

Santa Clarita residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day with a series of patriotic events taking place throughout Santa Clarita on Monday, July 4. Kick starting the celebrations is the annual Independence Day 5K and 10K, presented by the Santa Clarita Runner’s Club. Runners of all fitness...

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Saugus High grad Abbey Weitzeil placed first in the Women's 100M Free, earning her a spot on the 2016 Team USA Olympic team.
Weitzeil, Saugus Grad, Going to 2016 Rio Olympics
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, see what you need to know about using fireworks in Santa Clarita. Plus, the city’s libraries celebrated five years today. See how they got this far and what they hope to accomplish in the future - those stories and more coming up.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, July 1, 2016
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital has created a GoFundMe page for donations to support the funerals of the two women and four children killed in a crash on Interstate 5 in Gorman earlier this week.
Henry Mayo Hospital to Match Funds Raised for Gorman Crash Victims
Santa Clarita residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day with a series of patriotic events taking place throughout Santa Clarita on Monday, July 4, 2016.
Fourth of July Activities in Santa Clarita
The Depression and Bipolar Alliance is inviting the public to a free peer led support group in Santa Clarita on Monday, August 8.
Aug. 8: Depression, Bipolar Support Group Meeting
Christina Ramos will demonstrate The Golden "A to Z" of Acrylics at the August 15 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association.
Aug. 15: A to Z Acrylics Demonstration Coming to Barnes and Noble
An Agua Dulce woman was sentenced Thursday to 180 days in jail by the City Attorney's office for violating the terms of her probation which prohibit her from owning or living with any animals
Agua Dulce ‘Animal Hoarder’ Sentenced to 180 Days in Jail
Stay cool with these helpful hints.
Helpful Hints for Staying Cool in the Heat
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and Safe Med LA, the countywide prescription drug abuse coalition, announced an initiative to implement safe-prescribing guidelines at 80 urgent care clinics from 10 major physician groups and health systems.
LA County Initiative Aims to Reduce Opioid Abuse
A Santa Clarita man is due in court next month on misdemeanor charges stating he violated a court order after he was arrested on the side of Highway 14 with a woman who initially claimed she was being held against her will.
Man Arrested on SR-14 for False Imprisonment
More pets are lost on July 4 than any other day of the year. A Santa Clarita woman is preparing to lead a community effort to help get these pets off the streets and back home safely over the holiday weekend.
Local Woman Leads Fight to Keep Pets Home on July 4
Santa Clarita Valley deputies arrested an assault suspect Thursday night in Canyon Country, after receiving information the wanted man was near his home.
Assault Suspect Arrested at Canyon Country Home
The new law that requires businesses in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County to pay their employees a minimum wage of $10.50 an hour goes into effect today.
County Minimum Wage Hike Now in Effect
News from Rep. Steve Knight's 25th Congressional District.
Knight Watch: News from the 25th Congressional District
Zone 6, Newhall, Weekly crime report for 06/20/16 - 06/26/16.
Crime Blotter: Bicycle, Car Stolen in Newhall
Castaic/Val Verde (Zone 2) Weekly Crime Breakdown (06/20/16 – 06/26/16)
Crime Blotter: Attempted Burglary, Battery in Castaic
Coalition forces conducted an airstrike that killed two Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant senior military commanders June 25 near Mosul, Iraq, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said Friday.
Official: Recent Strike in Mosul Took Out ISIL Commanders
Valencia: Zone 5 - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 06/20/2016 to 06/26/2016.
Crime Blotter: Burglary, Shoplifting in Valencia
Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Canyon Country West (Zone 7): June 20th through June 26th
Crime Blotter: Robbery in CC-West
Lionsgate, a next-generation content leader, and Starz, an integrated media and entertainment company, announced an agreement Thursday under which Lionsgate will acquire Starz for a combination of cash and stock totaling $4.4 billion.
Lionsgate Buying Starz for $4.4 Bil.
This month, there are some great local events you and your family are sure to enjoy, starting with the Fourth of July celebration.
Happy Fourth
Now in our second year of the Santa Clarita 2020 five-year strategic plan, we are hitting some tremendous milestones that I’m excited to share with you.
Exciting Milestones
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
There are a couple of restaurants in town that serve pretty good food and have great air conditioning. Obviously there isn’t an HOA controlling folks unless it is an HOA that encourages folks to collect old parts and pieces of mining equipment, vehicles, wagons and bottles. They call it “art.”
Chloride Gunfights
During the 2015 Independence Day MEP, 26 people were killed on California roadways. Two of those fatalities occurred due to unsafe speed. In addition, another 339 individuals were injured during the MEP due to unsafe speed.
CHP to Enforce Safe Driving this Holiday Weekend
A former basketball coach at the Albert Einstein Academy in Santa Clarita was sentenced Thursday to 17 years, eight months in state prison after pleading no contest to sexually molesting six boys, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Ex-Einstein Coach Gets 17+ Years for Sexually Molesting Students
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a former Albert Einstein Academy basketball coach was sentenced to 17 years for sexual molestation. Plus, Fourth of July festivities are just around the corner.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, June 30, 2016
A bill that would provide funding for housing and treatment centers for our veteran population who struggle with homelessness, addiction or mental illness passed off the Assembly floor Thursday.
Wilk Bill to Fund Housing, Treatment for Veterans Goes to Governor’s Desk
Val Verde residents are planning to host a regional “barnraising” event from July 9-10 to work with the nonprofit Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science to address environmental concerns.
July 9: Environmental Group to Hold Event in Val Verde
After years of companionship, SCV Domestic Violence Center officials lost a friend, mascot and local shelter fixture last week when their dog Rosa Parks died Friday. She was 10.
Domestic Violence Center Loses Shelter Mascot
Two prominent California lawmakers—one from Los Angeles, one from San Francisco—have introduced an Assembly resolution urging Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a statewide emergency because of the worsening homelessness crisis.
Lawmakers Urge Gov. to Declare Homeless Emergency
The city of Santa Clarita’s popular summer Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is back for its 27th season with an eclectic line-up of some of the most popular acts to take the stage. The free, annual concert series kicks off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road.
Concerts in the Park Featuring Tribute Bands; Country Showdown; more
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are seeking a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a neighbor who confronted him about reckless driving.
Man Wanted on Assault Charges after Reckless Driving Complaint
A local pet owner sent a demand letter to a Newhall animal rescue and boarding facility Wednesday after his dog reportedly died while in the rescue’s care.
Dog Left Out in Heat Dies at Newhall Animal Rescue
This Fourth of July weekend stay safe on the water with these helpful tips.
Fourth of July Boaters Should Consider These Tips on the Water
What is a TASK party? It’s a creative playground, a social event, a movement, and an art happening. It’s the brainchild of Dutch-born New York City artist Oliver Herring, and it’s coming to Newhall on Thursday evening.
TASK Party in Newhall Thursday Night … You’re Invited