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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]

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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Sheriff Jim McDonnell honored 33 Department members, one retired LASD sheriff’s deputy and one California Highway Patrol officer at the 2016 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Valor Awards Ceremony. A video presentation highlighted the career of LASD Sgt. Steve Owen, who was recently slain in the line of duty in Lancaster.
Sheriff Bestows 35 Valor Awards; Event Dedicated to Slain Officer
The median price of single-family homes that changed owners during September came in at $525,000, up 1.9 percent from September 2015 and 0.4 percent higher than this August. The condominium median price of $372,000 was up 14.5 percent over a year ago and 12.4 percent ahead of August. The median condo price was just 6.3 percent below the record high of $397,000 set in January 2006.
Report: Typical SCV Condo Worth 14.5% More This Year; Homes Up 1.9%
During the third quarter of 2016 the Bank reported net earnings of $462,000, an improvement of 19% over the Bank’s previous quarter, and an increase of 80% over the third quarter of 2015. Moreover, net earnings for the three quarters ended September 30, 2016 were $1,092,000, an improvement of 19% over the initial three quarters of 2015.
Bank of Santa Clarita Posts 80% Higher 3Q Profits
Based on her’ influential Animation History class at CalArts, Maureen Furniss' "A New History of Animation" is the first textbook to chronicle the history of the field. It is also a must-read reference for fans and scholars.
New Book from CalArts Faculty Member Tells History of Animation (Video)
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 at the Valencia Hyatt.
Tix On Sale for Thursday’s ‘State of the City’ Luncheon
College of the Canyons has been ranked among the top 15 (out of 381) best community and career colleges by salary potential in PayScale’s 2016-2017 College Salary Report.
COC in Top 15 Nationally for Students’ Salary Potential
Due to non-recurring acquisition costs totaling $1.695 million that were recorded during the quarter, net income for the third quarter of 2016 is lower than in the second quarter, and is also down relative to the third quarter in the prior year.
Bank of the Sierra Parent Posts Lower 3Q Profits
The prescription drugs collected over the weekend as part of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day filled 13 large cardboard boxes at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Henry Mayo Collects 135 Pounds of Drugs in Prescription Take Back Day
While in pursuit of a stolen vehicle, 26-year veteran LASD Sgt. Al Lopez was involved in a single vehicle traffic collision in the intersection of Myrrh Street and Williowbrook Avenue, city of Compton.
Compton Sheriff’s Sgt. Killed in On-Duty Collision (Video)
The Hart District robotics team, Project 691, is hosting a First Lego League Qualifying Tournament on Sunday, November 6th, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at West Ranch High School.
Nov. 6: Hart District Robotics Hosts Lego Tournament
Actor Sean Kanan (“The Bold and the Beautiful,” "The Karate Kid III") spoke at Sequoia Charter School Wednesday as part of Unity Day, the Pacer Center’s nationwide signature event promoting bullying prevention.
For Actor Sean Kanan, Martial Arts were Antidote to Bullying
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, over 100 pounds of prescription drugs were collected over the weekend. Plus, city art is now available right in your living room. See how, coming up.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, October 24, 2016
The Aliso Canyon natural gas leak emitted 109,000 metric tons of methane into the atmosphere from late October 2015 to mid-February 2016, according to the final estimate released Friday by the California Air Resources Board staff. This is roughly equivalent to the annual natural gas usage of 190,000 Los Angeles homes, or the carbon dioxide emissions released from burning over 1 billion gallons of gasoline.
Air Board Publishes Findings on Aliso Canyon Gas Leak
Bacteria, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to enter ocean waters though these outlets.
Health Advisory for County Beaches Thru Thursday
Coming events and activities from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber Events & Activities
Several features, TV shows and a student production are filming in Santa Clarita this week.
Currently Filming in SCV: American Crime, Notorious, Cupid’s Proxy
We learned through WikiLeaks about corruption in the Clinton universe, the like of which is seen only in a crime novel. The problem in this case is that it’s real.
Distract, Deny, Lie | Commentary by Joe Messina
A look at what's been happening in U.S. Rep. Steve Knight's 25th Congressional District.
Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight
Trammell Crow Co., a leading developer and investor in commercial real estate, announces that Andrew Parker has joined the Company’s SoCal – Los Angeles Business Unit as a Development Manager.
CBRE’s Trammell Crow Hires SoCal Development Mgr
Community: Valencia Crime Report for the week of October 10, 2016
Crime Blotter: Multiple Burglaries, Vehicles Stolen in Valencia
Castaic/Val Verde Crime Report for the week of October 10, 2016
Crime Blotter: Gasoline Stolen from Trailer in Castaic
1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
In the spring, I see an increase of people exercising, getting ready for bathing suit weather. Now it’s autumn, and thoughts go to cuddling up on the couch in front of the TV and drinking hot cocoa. But exercise should be an everyday activity, not just in the spring.
Hey, Couch Potato
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
The Master’s University volleyball team beat the San Diego Christian Hawks in three sets (25-17, 25-12, 25-23) Saturday night in El Cajon.
Volleyball: Lady Mustangs Soar Past Hawks, Improve to 18-9 (10-2)
The men of TMU took care of business Saturday with a 3-0 romp over Menlo, but the Lady Mustangs ended up on the wrong side of a shutout of their own.
Soccer: 2 Shutouts as Menlo Takes on The Master’s
1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
Both the men's and women's cross-country teams from The Master’s University earned second-place finishes at the Titan Invitational in Fullerton on Friday.
TMU Men, Women Run to 2nd-Place Finishes in XC Invitational
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Hart District bans clown costumes and the voter registration deadline is almost here. Check out these stories and more tonight on SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, October 21, 2016
Six new human infections of West Nile Virus have been reported in the county, including one in Valencia, according to the weekly Los Angeles County Epidemiology Report.
Valencia Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
A master plan for trails in the Castaic area is set to go before the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
Castaic Multi-Use Trails Plan to Go Before County
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is performing annual maintenance work at the Honor Rancho Storage Facility in Santa Clarita. As part of this work, which includes a valve replacement and upgrades to dehydration plants and meters, SoCalGas crews will occasionally release natural gas.
Smell Something at Castaic Junction? Gas Co. Working on Local Storage Facility
The William S. Hart Union High School District has banned clown costumes on school campuses for Halloween due to recent social media scares in the community.
Clown Scare Prompts Costume Ban in Hart District Schools
The California Highway Patrol recognizes Red Ribbon Week, October 23-31, as an excellent opportunity for families to have lifesaving conversations with their children about drug use.
Oct 23-31: Red Ribbon Week Shines Spotlight on Drug Abuse
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified new markings on the surface of the Red Planet that are believed to be related to the European Space Agency's ExoMars Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing technology demonstrator module.
European Mars Lander’s Crash Site Located
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,000 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]