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1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]

Oct. 31: Free Halloween Activities at Santa Clarita Libraries
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016

Free spooktacular events will be brewing at local Santa Clarita Public Library branches on Monday, Oct. 31. Boys and ghouls of all ages are invited to attend the festivities which will include the following Halloween-inspired activities on Monday: * Costume Parade at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the...

Nov. 3: 10-by-10 Variety Night Stacked with Talent

Thursdays@Newhall’s 10 by 10 variety show continues to amuse and entertain attendees month after month and November should be no exception. On Thursday, November 3, beginning at 7:00 p.m., enjoy an evening at the Repertory East Playhouse in Old Town Newhall, located at 24266 Main Street. One of 10...

Expect More City Street Sweeping This Time of Year
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

During the fall and winter seasons, the City of Santa Clarita will increase the frequency of street sweeping throughout all areas of the City beginning this week.  Street sweeping will take place every week following trash pickup days between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. to help keep streets, and...

Tix On Sale for Thursday’s ‘State of the City’ Luncheon
Monday, Oct 24, 2016

If you want to know more about how Santa Clarita is succeeding and planning for the future, don’t miss the City of Santa Clarita’s annual State of the City luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. Tickets for the “Best in the West” themed event are now on sale...

Currently Filming in SCV: American Crime, Notorious, Cupid’s Proxy

Several features, TV shows and a student production are filming in Santa Clarita this week. Filming this week (10/24/16 – 10/30/16) includes:   · All Star Weekend – Feature · Cupid’s Proxy – Feature · August Creek – Feature · Notorious – Television · American Crime – Television ·...

Ready for Winter? Check Your Furnace Early
Thursday, Oct 20, 2016

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and failure to perform annual maintenance on gas appliances may result in higher gas bills and possible exposure to carbon monoxide, which can cause negative health effects like nausea, drowsiness, flu-like symptoms, and even death. SoCalGas,...

Council Tuesday: City Eyeing Princessa Property

City Council / Board of Library Trustees / Parking Authority Joint Regular Meeting 10/25/2016 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355   Click to enlarge     Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Joint Meeting with Board of Library Trustees Invocation McLean Call...

Zombies Come to Their Senses Thursday; more
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016


Santa Clarita Named Runner Friendly Community
Monday, Oct 17, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita has been named as a Runner Friendly Community by the Road Runners Club of America for the fall of 2016. To obtain this designation, the city was evaluated in three primary categories: community infrastructure, community support and local government support. The Road Runners...

Oct. 20: Metro Hosts Open House to Discuss I-5 Redesign
Friday, Oct 14, 2016

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in cooperation with Caltrans District 7, will host a Community Open House on Oct. 20 at the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers to discuss the final design for the proposed improvements. These improvements are part of a multi-phase program identified...

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Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, rainy weather has prompted a flash flood warning for Santa Clarita. Plus, inventors and creators have a new space to make their visions a reality. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, October 27, 2016
Ventura County's Resource Management Agency has selected Ruben Barrera to serve as the County Building Official. He was most recently the City Building Official for the City of Santa Clarita, where he held the position for 22 years.
Barrera, City’s Longtime Building Official, to Ventura County
You're invited to enjoy Solita Tacos and Margaritas for a good cause on Thursday, Nov. 3. with 15 percent of all proceeds donated to the WiSH Education Foundation that serves students of the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Nov. 3: Solita to Give Back to WiSH Foundation
When Jan Sanborn and her husband Loren Janes were evacuated during the Sand Fire in July, they lost everything: from memorabilia of their lives in the arts and entertainment, Sanborn is a pianist and composer, Janes is a renowned stuntman from films like “Blazing Saddles” and “Back to the Future", to the roof they lived under for over 20 years.
Nov. 4: First Presbyterian Holds Concert to Benefit Couple Who Lost Home in Sand Fire
A section of Bouquet Canyon Road within Angeles National Forest will be closed Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at 9 p.m., in advance of this week’s predicted storm event. The 3.5-mile stretch of road is prone to flooding with even minor flow in adjacent Bouquet Canyon Creek. The road will remain closed as long as conditions warrant.
Incoming Storm Prompts Closure of Bouquet Canyon Road
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Santa Clarita is holding a car show on Saturday, Nov. 5.
Nov. 5: Car Show to be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
A flash flood warning has been issued for the Santa Clarita Valley for Friday between the hours of 3 a.m. and 12 p.m. and residents of the Sand Fire burn area are encouraged to take precautions in the event of landslides. (File Photo)
Flash Flood, Landslide Warning Issued for Santa Clarita
The GO Jazz Big Band will again grace the stage in Santa Clarita for a concert next month.
Nov. 20: GO Big Jazz Band Returns to Stage
Upcoming networking opportunities from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber Networking Opportunities
The Department of Motor Vehicles has restored services to all but 21 field office websites after hundreds of offices were affected by computer hardware failure.
Hundreds of DMV Websites Back Online
I retired in 2012 and started hiking and biking into the mountains. I kept running into strange, fenced-in sites, usually located at the top of cul-de-sacs. Each consisted of a pit that ended at a concrete wall. Close to the wall, a strange perforated silo would rise up. What were these things?
Mud Catchers | Commentary by Mike Summe
1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has promoted SCV resident Marsha Patrick to the role of sales director for the western region, succeeding Stephanie Brennan who recently retired after 39 years of service. In her new role, Patrick will lead a team of 15 business development managers promoting the Princess Cruises and Cunard Line brands to travel consultants in the western United States and Canada.
Princess Names New SCV-Based Sales Director for Western Region
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a local congressman addressed the Department of the Interior about a local mine. Plus, impatient drivers are causing problems on some Canyon Country roads. See what's happening on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Tons of exciting news from the College of the Canyons Foundation.
COC Foundation News, 10-26-2016
Free spooktacular events will be brewing at local Santa Clarita Public Library branches on Monday, Oct. 31.
Oct. 31: Free Halloween Activities at Santa Clarita Libraries
Thursdays@Newhall’s 10 by 10 variety show continues to amuse and entertain attendees month after month and November should be no exception.
Nov. 3: 10-by-10 Variety Night Stacked with Talent
A 26-year-old Santa Clarita Valley resident and Marine was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash last month on Ortega Highway in an Orange County.
Marine from SCV Killed in Motorcycle Crash
The Master’s University men’s soccer team posted two goals in the second half of Wednesday’s match against Westmont College, but couldn’t rally past the Warriors, resulting in a 3-2 loss.
Soccer: Mustangs Fall Short Despite Late Rally
Mission Valley Bancorp's President & CEO Tamara Gurney has announced the year to date net income of $2,190,000 for the period ended Sept. 30, 2016 – the strongest 3rd quarter in the history of the company.
Mission Valley Bank Posts 25% Higher Year-Over-Year Profits
California Pizza Kitchen is hosting a fundraiser for the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children's Cancer on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.
California Pizza Kitchen Hosts Michael Hoefflin Foundation Fundraiser
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reminds individuals to take precautions to reduce lead exposure to children during National Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. Lead poisoning can cause serious health effects and developmental problems in young children.
Public Should Take Precautions Against Lead Poisoning
Four Santa Clarita Valley homes will be decked out in true holiday splendor during Henry Mayo’s 36th Annual Home Tour this December.
Dec. 3: Henry Mayo Presents Annual Holiday Home Tour
Santa Clarita resident, Justice Enlow, has been chosen to represent North Los Angeles in the upcoming state pageant to be held December 2-4, 2016 in Long Beach.
SCV Resident Chosen to Represent North LA in Miss California USA Pageant
The College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus will host a pair of family-friendly events with its annual movie night and garden walk activities returning to campus on Nov. 4 and 5.
Nov. 4-5: COC to Host Garden Walk, Movie Night at Canyon Country Campus
The Valley Industry Association is pleased to host Bill Bellows as keynote speaker for the November luncheon meeting.
Nov. 15: VIA to Host Bill Bellows as Keynote Speaker
Former Santa Clarita resident and renowned songwriter, Julia Michaels, recently signed a solo deal with Republic Records.
Songwriter from SCV Signs Record Contract
The 5th Annual Bowling for Kids Charity Event is back again on Sunday, Dec. 4 with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
Dec. 4: Bowling for Kids Returns to Valencia Lanes
On Thursday, Nov. 10 the SCV Senior Center Silvertone Singers will present an audible feast of all-time musical favorites to put you in the mood for holiday culinary indulgences.
Nov. 10: SCV Senior Center to Feature Feasting Melodies
The College of the Canyons women's golf team competed at Western State Conference Tournament No. 8 on Monday, with two Lady Cougars finishing in the top-15.
Golf: Individual Lady Cougars Finish 8th, 14th in Conference Play
With the win, TMU’s 2016 record improved to 19-9 and 11-2 in Golden State Athletic Conference play. Currently, TMU sits just two matches behind the No. 1 nationally ranked Westmont College Warriors.
Volleyball: Lady Mustangs Get Past Vanguard in 3
1992 - Newspaper editor Scott Newhall (SF Chronicle, Newhall Signal, SCV Citizen) dies at 78 in Valencia hospital [story]
An elite helicopter tour of Los Angeles and an all-inclusive visit to Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's home in Arizona, are among the unique items that will be on the auction block at Zonta's 2016 Tribute to Women sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV.
Nov. 4: Unusual Items to be Auctioned at Zonta Tribute
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a 9 year old girl was struck and killed in Newhall Monday evening. Plus, pirates and beer will take over this local golf course. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Rain or Shine! The 28th Annual Haunted Jailhouse & Community Open House event will be held this Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station located at 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway, Santa Clarita.
Haunted Jailhouse Coming Sunday, Rain or Shine
At Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, 5th District Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presented Mighy, an 8-month-old shorthaired Chihuahua, and Miss Inky, a 2-month-old domestic shorthair, ready to be adopted.
Antonovich Pets of the Week (10-25-2016): Miss Inky, Mighty