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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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TMC Lady Hoopsters Lose in 1st Round
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015

For the third year in a row The Master’s College women’s basketball team made it to the 32-team NAIA National Championship Tournament, and for the third year in a row the Lady Mustangs lose their opening round game. Earlier Wednesday the 4th seeded Lady Mustangs lost to 5th seed Shawnee...

Hart Girls Hoops to Play at Golden Valley
Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

Due to winter formal taking over the Hart High School gym, the Hart Indians girls basketball first round playoff game against Moorpark will be played Saturday at Golden Valley at 3 pm. The Indians, second place finisher in the Foothill League and 20-6 overall, will take on a Musketeers squad that finished...

CIF Soccer Playoff Brackets
Monday, Feb 16, 2015

The CIF Southern Section released the playoff brackets for high school soccer Monday with several Santa Clarita teams included.   Boys Soccer Hart will be going into the Division 4 playoffs as the No. 1 seed.  They will host the winner of the Santa Monica vs. Santa Paula wild card game on Friday. Despite...

CIF Playoffs Basketball Brackets

The CIF Southern Section released the playoff brackets for high school basketball Sunday with several Santa Clarita teams included.   Boys Basketball Foothill League co-champion Valencia has been seeded 12th in Division 1-AA and will play Quartz Hill (third place out of the Golden League) at home...

SCVTV to Televise Girls & Boys League Championship Basketball
Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015

Thursday night is championship basketball night as the Hart Indians will travel to Valencia to take on the Vikings in girls and boys basketball. Both games will be for the league championship. SCVTV will televise both games with the tape delay broadcast beginning with the girls game at 9 p.m. followed...

Karkenny Throws Perfect Game for TMC
Monday, Feb 9, 2015

Jason Karkenny’s transition to the starting rotation took a quantum leap forward Friday evening. The sophomore righthander made history against San Diego Christian, retiring all 27 Hawks he faced while hurling the program’s first-ever perfect game in a 6-0 TMC win. The masterpiece was the...

Athletes Make Choices on Signing Day
Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015

Several Santa Clarita high school athletes made their college sports plans known Wednesday, aka National Letter of Intent Signing Day. Four girls soccer players from Canyon all made their Division I choices official. Kyla Danforth will play at Seattle University; Kendall Bietsch at University of the...

Former Dodgers Put On Baseball Clinic for Little Leaguers
Monday, Jan 26, 2015

Reggie Smith Over 100 kids turned out at the new Santa Clarita Little League for a baseball clinic put on by Los Angeles Dodgers greats Reggie Smith and Bill Russell. Kids aged six to 12 were taught fielding and throwing techniques, as well as how to hit a baseball. “Anytime I get to… help someone...

Canyon’s Fallin Named All-State Quarterback

Canyon Cowboys sophomore quarterback Miles Fallin has been named to the CalHiSports.com All-State Sophomore Second Team. Fallin completed 178 of 312 passes (57%) for 2,808 yards, 29 touchdowns and 18 interceptions. The sophomore led Canyon to a third place finish in the Foothill League and a trip to...

Hart’s Nielsen Named All-State Punter

Hart Indians punter Andrew Nielsen was named to the CalHiSports.com All-State Junior Second Team. Nielsen averaged 40.7 yards per punt. In his second varsity season, Nielsen also made 46 of 55 PATs and 7 of 10 field goals for a total of 67 points.

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Firefighters working in the Magic Mountain Wilderness Area have been using minimum impact suppression tactics. Examples of such tactics include constructing fireline only to the width and depth necessary for halting fire spread; cutting only snags that are a safety hazard; allowing the fire to burn to natural barriers; using high-pressure sprayers on equipment to help prevent the spread of invasive plants.
Sand Fire 93% Contained; Letting it Burn in Magic Mtn. Wilderness
1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
In response to an Executive Order issued last year by Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., state agency leaders on Friday released the California Sustainable Freight Action Plan, a comprehensive document that serves as a blueprint for transforming the state’s multi-billion dollar freight transport system into one that is environmentally cleaner, more efficient, and more economically competitive than it is today.
State Unveils Plan to ‘Green Up’ Freight Industry
The Condor Squadron flew its “missing man” formation over Eternal Valley Cemetery Friday in honor of longtime Newhall resident Raphael Neale, a Navy veteran who died two months shy of his 100th birthday.
Military Honors for Navy Pilot who Flew Berlin Airlift
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Grace Chapel in Lancaster was filled with friends and family Friday afternoon for Sharon Runner's memorial. Plus, updates on two wildfires near Santa Clarita.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, July 29, 2016
streets in Santa Clarita will be affected the week of August 1-5 for resurfacing. See if your street is on the list.
Local Streets to be Resurfaced Aug. 1-5: See List
The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series will shake up Main Street in Old Town Newhall this August with a sensational lineup of free live performances, workshops, activities for the entire family and more.
Get Revved Up for Thursdays@Newhall in August
In an ongoing effort to prevent wildfires, all burn permits in Los Angeles County remain suspended.
No More Burn Permits in L.A. County Until Further Notice
News and events from the Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita.
Child & Family Center News
Workshops and seminars for local entrepreneurs, from the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons.
Small Business Workshops from SBDC at COC
Fire Chief Daryl Osby will ask the Board of Supervisors Tuesday to authorize him to spend up to $8.5 million annually for five years continue leasing CL-415 SuperScoopers from the Quebec government.
Supes to Consider 5 More Years of Renting SuperScoopers
The east side of the Sand Fire is still hung up in a deep drainage with heavy vegetation to the east. If winds align with the drainage, the fire could potentially come out of the drainage. The north and south sides of the fire are predicted to have minimal to no spread. The west side of the fire still has some potential to affect the Sand Canyon and Placerita Canyon area.
#SandFire 85% Contained; Burning in Deep Drainage on East
Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force has been hard at work since inception and continues its efforts to protect children and young adults from predators lurking on various social media sites and the Internet.
Regional Task Force Targets Predators, Sex Traffickers
Predictably, there was a lot of sneering critique over the speeches at the Republican convention, but as the Democrats’ convention unfolds, we've heard Barack Obama and Bill Clinton make claims that are incomprehensible.
A Hollow Cry | Commentary by Betty Arenson
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe is proud to announce that the County’s Safe Surrender Program celebrated success for the fourth time this year with the report of a safely surrendered newborn baby boy.
Baby Boy Safely Surrendered in Northridge
A fast-moving brush fire with big potential was sparked by a car fire in Bouquet Canyon Thursday evening. But an equally quick air and ground assault suppressed the flames, saving numerous homes in Leona Valley.
Car Fire Sparks 25-acre Blaze in Bouquet Canyon (Video)
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, forest areas affected by Sand Fire are closed off to the public. Plus, Arminta Guthrie, "Mom" to the last Saugus Depot family, died at age 90. Click the link to see these stories and more.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday.
SCV to Bake Again Friday
Upcoming networking opportunities sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber Networking Opportunities
The Los Angeles County Fire Department will hold a series of workshops in Newhall over the next two weeks at for persons affected by the Sand Fire.
Local #SandFire Assistance Office Opens Aug. 5; Also: Workshops for Victims
Local watercolor artists Zony Gordon and Gary Friedman will give a live art demonstration of landscape and flower painting on Saturday, July 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the community room at the Old Town Newhall Library.
July 30: Artists to Demonstrate Landscape, Flower Painting
The Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series will feature nationally recognized original blues recording artist Jim Gibson on Friday, July 29, on Town Center Drive in front of the Hyatt Valencia.
July 29: Jazz & Blues with Jim Gibson at Town Center is ON
California law now requires all students entering junior high as seventh graders must be vaccinated. Families will no longer be allowed to submit a personal or religious belief exemption.
State Law: Incoming 7th Graders Need Their Shots
The City of Santa Clarita and the American Red Cross are teaming up to host a Community Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall.
Aug. 11: Red Cross Blood Drive at City Hall
Arminta Guthrie, widow of the last Southern Pacific Railroad station agent at Saugus and “mom” to the last family to live in the Saugus Depot, died Wednesday. She was 90.
Arminta Guthrie, ‘Mom’ to Last Saugus Depot Family, Dies at 90
The William S. Hart Union High School District is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program.
Hart District: Notice of Free, Cut-Price Breakfast, Lunch
The City of Santa Clarita’s Community Services Office will host the 2016 Closing Ceremony for the City’s summer Mentoring Programs, Peers on the Way to Everlasting Recovery (POWER) and Girls Empowerment and Mentorship (GEM) Program, on Thursday, Aug. 4
Aug. 4: Closing Ceremony for City’s Teen Summer Mentoring Programs
The Sand Fire is currently at 38,346 acres with 65 percent containment. Forest Service Closure order 01-16-05 is now in effect.
#SandFire 65% Contained; Metrolink Running Again
The California Department of Transportation will close all lanes of the westbound Foothill Freeway (I-210) between Lake Avenue and Mountain Street for two 55-hour weekend closures as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.
This Weekend: 55-hour Closure of 210 Freeway in Pasadena
The weekend before last, my son-in-law and I gathered about 3 quarts of elderberries from the side of the road in Agua Dulce, and I decided to turn them into jelly.
Elderberry Jelly
1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
Johnny Rockets, a global operator and franchisor of more than 350 Americana-themed restaurants in 28 countries around the world, is pleased to announce John Maguire has been named President and CEO.
Johnny Rockets Names New President
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, find updates on the Sand Fire. Plus, hear from the couple who's house burned down due to the Sand Fire. Follow the link to see these stories and more.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 27. 2016
The illnesses reported to health officials continue to be connected with consumers reporting that they ate or handled uncooked dough or ate uncooked batter made with raw flour. No illnesses have been connected with flour that has been properly baked, cooked or handled.
General Mills Expands Flour Recall
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement Wednesday with Cemex Inc., under which the company will pay a $1.69 million civil penalty and invest approximately $10 million to cut emissions of harmful air pollution at five of its cement manufacturing plants in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.
Settlement: Cemex to Pay Fine, Spend $10 Mil. to Cure U.S. Clean Air Act Violations