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1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]


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Thursdays @Newhall in August
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Santa Clarita’s favorite nightlife events continue this August as the Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, returns with new themes for Art SLAM, JAM Sessions and SENSES. On Thursday, August 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Art SLAM pays homage to the ‘80s punk movement with live...

Coming Up: Santa Clarita Arts & Events

  Upcoming Events Check out what’s happening soon in Santa Clarita! Santa Clarita Regional Theatre Shrek the Musical- August 2-24 Silents Under the Stars- August 9 Thursdays at Newhall Art Slam - August 7 Jam Sessions - August 14 Senses -  August 21 Santa...

Aug. 5: Spirit Marriage Expert Coming to CC Library
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

Yangsze Choo Join the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library as they welcome author and spirit marriage expert Yangsze Choo on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Jo Anne Darcy Canyon Country Library. Choo will speak about her highly acclaimed novel, The Ghost Bride, a historical fantasy complete...

Santa Clarita Arts & Events

Arts Commission Public Meeting September 11, 6:30 pm Old Town Newhall Library - Community Room 24500 Main Street Santa Clarita, CA   91321 Upcoming Events City of Santa Clarita: Dive-in Movies July 25 – Despicable Me 2 Aug 8 – The Smurfs 2 Concerts...

Led Zepagain Again at Central Park Saturday
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, the City of Santa Clarita’s Concert in the Park series will feature a performance by Led Zepagain. 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 concerts through the...

New Bus Route to Serve Plum-Whites
Friday, Jul 18, 2014

Beginning August 9, Santa Clarita Transit will launch Route 12, which will travel from the McBean Regional Transit Center to Plum and Whites Canyon. The new service will replace the eastern segment of existing Routes 1 and 2, which currently run from Castaic and Val Verde to Plum and Whites Canyon. Currently,...

City Does a Great Job Buying Stuff
Thursday, Jul 17, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita was the recipient of the “Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award” (AEP) for 2014 from the National Procurement Institute (NPI) in recognition of the City’s commitment to purchasing innovation and leadership.  This is the fourth time the City has received this...

Have the Right Stuff for SCV Search & Rescue?

Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Information Session Are you interested in becoming a member of the Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team? Attend an information session about this elite volunteer program on Thursday, August 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library’s Community...

City Library Launches Website for Kids

The Santa Clarita Public Library launched a new Kids’ Space website, Kids.SantaClaritaLibrary.com, a fun, learning-inspired resource uniquely designed to meet the needs of students, teachers and parents. The Kids’ Space website is a digital platform providing current Library resources and information...

Volunteers Wanted for City of Santa Clarita Events
Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

Summer/Fall 2014 Opportunities Pre-Registration is Required for All Events Please visit santaclaritavolunteers.com for additional and registration information on these events.  Available volunteer opportunities will be posted and updated regularly. WATER SAFETY DAY – Teens (14+) and Adults Date: Friday,...

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LARC Ranch received a gift of $500,000 from the Annenberg Foundation to help the nonprofit maintain its water supply. That plus more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Many California State University campuses will begin accepting applications for admission to the spring 2015 term on Friday, Aug. 1. The majority of students who apply for admission during the spring term are transfers from the California Community Colleges.
CSU Admissions for Spring 2015 Open Friday
Dozens of Santa Clarita Valley residents have taken to Facebook to voice concerns about an alleged gnat problem in Central Park, while Santa Clarita city officials said their initial inspection failed to find an infestation.
Gnats are Bugging People in Central Park
LARC Ranch, a residential community for developmentally disabled adults in Bouquet Canyon, has received a “beautiful” gift of $500,000 from the Annenberg Foundation, which will help the nonprofit maintain its water supply.
Pennies from Heaven: Thirsty LARC Gets $500K Gift
Santa Clarita’s favorite nightlife events continue this August as the Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, returns with new themes for Art SLAM, JAM Sessions and SENSES.
Thursdays @Newhall in August
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation's 21st annual "An Evening Under the Stars" Gala Dinner and Charity Auction is set for September 13, 2014. We are excited to announce a change in location bringing our signature event to the beautiful Robinson Ranch Golf Club.
Sept. 13: Hoefflin Evening Under the Stars – Register Now
Fun things to see and do in and near the city of Santa Clarita.
Coming Up: Santa Clarita Arts & Events
COC's new Student Services and Administration building and the Institute for Culinary Education building are scheduled to be finished by the end of the fall semester, COC Vice President Jim Schrage said.
Admin, Culinary Buildings at COC Nearly Complete
Jury selection started Wednesday for Yale Yurman, 71, a registered sex offender arrested for child annoyance allegations at three different locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Testimony in Child Annoyance Case Should Start Friday
Valencia-based Princess Cruises announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new ship, which will enter service in 2017. The 143,000-ton vessel will be the company's third "Royal Princess"-class ship.
Cruise Line Orders Another New Sister Ship to Royal Princess
Officers from the Department of Animal Care and Control will be conducting field licensing enforcement in the unincorporated areas of Valencia (zip code 91354), Saugus (zip code 91350 and 91390) and Canyon Country (zip code 91351 and 91387) beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 20.
Next Month: Animal Control Knocking on Doors in SCV to Check Licenses
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a July 22 report of vandalism and burglary at Pinetree Community Elementary School in Canyon Country.
Thieves Break Doors to Steal iPads from Pinetree Elementary
The Department of Veterans Affairs proposed a series of disciplinary actions Tuesday against six employees at Department facilities in Cheyenne, Wyo., and Fort Collins, Colo. These actions are a part of VA’s effort to rebuild the trust of America’s veterans.
VA Plans to ‘Discipline’ Employees Who Fudged Data
1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Many years ago when Placerita Junior High still had classrooms that at least smelled new, there was a teacher who owned some radio-controlled model airplanes. A bunch of us students would go out to the football field and watch him fly the little planes.
Terror From the Skies
St. Stephen’s is pleased to sponsor its Back 2 School Bash and Blessing of the Backpacks event on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 9: ‘Blessing of the Backpacks’ at St. Stephen’s
A Snakes on A Plane screenwriter was arrested at a Walmart in Santa Clarita on a burglary charge Monday night. That plus more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors gave thumbs-up to the expenditure of $280,000 in grant funds to help preserve 74 acres of wildlife habitat in Agua Dulce near the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park.
Board Says Yes to Preserving 74 Acres Next to V-Rocks
Free training for local entrepreneurs, from the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons.
COC Small Business Development Center Training Sched. (7-29-2014)
After the fatal crash in Acton nearly a week ago, the family members of the two deceased victims are coping with the loss and coming together to care for the victims' orphaned 1-year-old daughter.
Family of Orphaned Crash Survivor Turns to Community for Help
A Hollywood screenwriter credited with “Snakes on a Plane” was arrested Monday night in Canyon Country on a burglary charge at a Walmart in Santa Clarita, according to Sheriff’s Station officials.
Hollywood Writer Allegedly Stole Clothes from Walmart
The California State University has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will fund a study on the impact of service-learning courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
CSU Receives Grant to Study Impact of STEM
Safeco Insurance will donate $10,000 to the charity with the most votes and $5,000 to the runner-up. All nonprofit organizations featured in the contest will receive an additional $500 donation from Safeco if the total votes in the contest reach or exceed 25,000 votes.
Vote Online Daily to Help SCV Senior Center Win Money
The 9-and-Under team from Hart PONY Baseball defeated North Valley 7-2 to win the inaugural PONY Mustang 9U World Series Title.
Hart PONY 9U Team Wins World Series