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1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Cleovaro Chavez killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]


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Roadmap to Recovery | Commentary by Kevin D. Korenthal
Monday, Nov 17, 2014

It was after my second major traumatic injury and fourth extended hospital stay that I began to piece together what would eventually become a nonprofit called Forged by Fire Foundation. FbFF seeks out and comes alongside those recovering from traumatic injury and disease to assist them with mentorship...

Why I’m a Good Pick for Parks
Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014

My name is Kevin Korenthal, and I am a 32-year resident of Santa Clarita – specifically Canyon Country, but I have worked with citizens, elected officials and city staff on issues all around this great city of ours. Having been raised in this community since age 10 and now raising my own family...

California Water Woes: A History | Commentary by Kevin D. Korenthal
Friday, Feb 28, 2014

The bureaucracy that governs the water that originates as snowpack in the Sierra Mountains just cut off millions of customers from access to the second most necessary element to life. We’re told this unprecedented reduction in water allocation is due to the ongoing drought that California has been...

Councilman Has History of Attacks
Friday, Nov 15, 2013

The Santa Clarita city councilman whom everyone loves to hate just threw more kindling on the fire of disgust that has plagued much of his tenure on City Council. If it were just an infrequent outburst of petty annoyance at the often laborious Democratic process, Frank Ferry could be forgiven for lashing...

Why Did Michigan Go Right-To-Work?
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012

Michigan used to be one of the heaviest unionized manufacturing states in the country. In the intervening years since it boasted 26 percent union membership (1998), jobs have left the state faster than the number of union households has declined. In fact, Michigan has the auspicious title of the leading...

An Inside View of Einstein Academy’s Charter Hearing
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012

Kevin D. Korenthal Eighty school officials, parents, teachers and students of the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts & Sciences enthusiastically appeared at the Los Angeles County Office of Education in Downey on Tuesday for the hearing on appeal of the denial of their K-6 petition to the...

One Small Victory for Anti-School Choice, One Giant Opportunity for Einstein Academy
Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

Kevin D. Korenthal After eight years of working in government affairs and association public relations, I thought I’d seen how low an adversary can sink in order to score a victory. I was, after all, advocating against the most powerful special interest group of all time, Big Labor. And in that respect,...

Why School Choice is Essential
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012

Kevin D. Korenthal Charter schools are a wonderful option for parents who wish to seek alternatives to traditional public schools to educate their children. However, Charters do have some opposition, usually among administrators within the public school system. One of the most common arguments is that...

Mountain Bikers Want Equal Trail Access
Friday, Aug 26, 2011

When government inserts itself into the process of determining winners and losers, the people always lose. No example illustrates this fact better than the decision by Los Angeles County Park and Forestry Service officials to ban mountain bikes on many recreational trails controlled by the county. It...

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Michael D. Antonovich said his first action as chairman of the Board of Supervisors when he takes the helm next week will be to nominate Supervisor-elect Hilda Solis as vice chair.
Mayor-Elect Antonovich Taps Solis for Vice Chair
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Santa Clarita residents are invited to the 10th annual Thanksgiving “Community Event” on Thursday in Newhall.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Board of Supervisors unanimously granted final approval for full implementation of Laura’s Law, a comprehensive, treatment-based approach for the mentally ill -- many of whom are incapable of recognizing their illness.
Laura’s Law: Mentally Ill Treatment Protocol Going County-wide
The college was selected as one of 160 American institutions to host the first wave of Proyecta students, accommodating 100 Mexican students throughout the month of November for an accelerated crash course in English. The multi-year project, a cooperative of President Obama’s “100,000 Strong in the Americas” program, aims to send 100,000 Mexican students to the United States for English language education by the year 2018.
COC Selected to Host 100 Students from Mexico
The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles is now accepting registrants for its senior only public housing sites located throughout the County.
Dec. 31: Deadline to Get on Wait List for Orchard Arms Senior Housing
Can’t wait to see it open. Just think: “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen of the Santa Clarita Valley and all the ships at sea. We’re broadcasting from beautiful Old Town Newhall, California, all of the news, music and information you’ll ever want or need.”
On the Move | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
Newhall-headquartered Stomvi USA, one of the nation's top trumpet companies, is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
SCV-based Trumpet Retailer Stomvi Launches New Site
The College of the Canyons student-led Social Issues Forum Club will host an engaging presentation on sexual assault prevention, with students, staff and community members of all ages invited to attend.
Dec. 3: Learn How to Avoid Becoming an Assault Victim
Among other projects, the state bond funds will cover a portion of the cost of equipment for treating chloride.
CLWA Getting $16.7 Mil. from State; Covers Part of Chloride Remedy
Fire Management officials have brought down strike teams of engines and extra fire prevention patrols from northern California and pre-positioned them throughout Southern California.
Fire Danger ‘Very High'; Extra Crews on Hand
Stevenson Ranch, Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 11/17/2014 to 11/23/2014
Blotter: Homes Burglarized in Stevenson Ranch
Castaic and Val Verde, Zone 2 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 11/17/2014-11/23/2014
Castaic-VV Blotter: Another Storage Shed Pilfered
Canyon Country West, Zone 7 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 11/17/2014 to 11/23/2014
CC-West Blotter: Party-goer Attacked While Waiting for Ride From Mom
Valencia, Zone 5 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for the week of 11/17/2014 to 11/23/2014
Valencia Blotter: Suspect Bashes Noisy Neighbor in Head
Saugus, Zone 4 Update Public Safety & Crime Prevention Information Snapshot: 11/17/2014 - 11/23/2014
Saugus Blotter: Boy Says ‘No’ to Robbers, Runs Away
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Cleovaro Chavez killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
On Thursday he admitted there were presidents before him who broke that law, and he was going to hide behind them and break the law himself. Because he’s a “take action” kind of guy.
Revolution is Coming | Commentary by Joe Messina
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: COC's Mens Cross Country team did something over the weekend they haven't done since 1975. They won a state championship.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, November 24, 2014
The Santa Clarita Valley’s only local radio station, KHTS AM-1220, is moving to downtown Newhall early next year, the station’s co-owners announced Monday.
KHTS Moving to Newhall Hardware Building
The College of the Canyons men’s cross country team ran to a 79-86 victory over three-time defending state champs American River College at the 2014 California Community College Athletic Association Cross Country State Championships on Saturday.
Cougars Win State XC Crown; 1st Since 1975
Santa Clarita residents are invited to South Valley Church’s 10th annual “Giving Thanks Giving” event on Thursday.
South Valley Church to Host Feast at Newhall Library
News from the city of Santa Clarita Economic Development Department.
Santa Clarita Business News
Free training for local entrepreneurs, from the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons.
COC Small Business Center Offers Training for Entrepreneurs
If your resume and job search skills are landing you interviews but you never make it past the interview, join us for an informative workshop on what you should be doing before, during, and after an interview to increase your odds of success.
Free Workshops to Help Your Job Search