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Why Laemmle?
Sunday, Jan 31, 2016

The subject of much community discussion, the Laemmle Theater project proposed for a portion of a vacant lot on the corner of Main Street and Lyons Avenue is expected to be voted on by the Santa Clarita City Council on Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. It’s important that you, the citizens of our fine city, understand...

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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1916 - Actor George Montgomery, 1991 Newhall Walk of Western Stars honoree, born in Montana [story]
Curtis Howe Springer established a health spa and mineral springs at Zzyzx. There was a natural spring in the area called Soda Springs. He bottled this water to sell to thirsty travelers in the desert. He set up his wife and himself in a ranch, filed mining claims for 12,800 acres of land on this spot, and imported animals to make his ranch more appealing to visitors.
Last Word in Health
1962 - Valleywide brush fire consumes Gene Autry's Melody Ranch movie town in Placerita Canyon [story]
COC got its season off to a strong start with a second place finish by the women's team, before the men's squad raced to fourth place.
COC Cross-Country Off to Strong Start
The Master’s University volleyball team improved its record to 4-2 after beating the Oregon Institute of Technology Owls in three sets (25-19, 26-24, 25-16) Saturday afternoon on Bross Court.
Volleyball: The Master’s Women Handle Owls, Improve to 4-2
The Master’s University women’s soccer team upended No. 23 Carroll College 2-1 Saturday afternoon in Atherton on the campus of Menlo College.
Lady Mustangs Fight Off Carroll College 2-1
1952 - Actor & CalArts grad Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) born in New York [link]
The median price of the 234 homes that changed owners ast month came in at $560,000, up 9.9 percent compared to July 2015.
SCV Single-Family Home Values Up 9.9% Over 2015
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a five-car collision leaves on man in the hospital. Plus, high school football starts tonight. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, August 26, 2016
Imagine forgetting the most significant and defining moments of your life. All of those moments of intense passion or overwhelming happiness, the moments of loss that tore you down or made you stronger than before – all of them begin to fade away.
No Surrender | Commentary by Eric Inneo
The Master’s University women’s soccer team battled to a scoreless double-overtime draw Thursday afternoon against the UC Merced Bobcats on the campus of Menlo College in Atherton.
Lady Mustangs Battle Merced to a Scoreless Draw
The name has changed, at least with a slight variation, but the results were much the same as The Master's University men's soccer team used a couple of early goals to beat Westminster of Utah 2-0 in the season opener for the Mustangs.
Mustang Soccer Season Opens with Win in Salt Lake
Three CalArts students are among the winners of this year's Princess Grace Awards, given to emerging artists in theater, dance and film in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships and fellowships.
3 CalArts Students Win Princess Grace Awards
The public hearings provide an opportunity to learn about the proposed project alternatives through displays and a short presentation summarizing the results of the environmental analysis. Attendees will be able to provide verbal and written comments.
Public Hearing Sat. on 138 Corridor Improvement Project
In 2016, scores improved at each of the tested grade levels (3-6) and subjects (mathematics and English-language arts).
Newhall District Students Excel in State Testing
Two Arts Sampler classes put on by the ARTree are open for registration and start Tuesday.
Art Classes for Ages 5-12 Start Tuesday; Sign Up
A place where students, community members and burgeoning entrepreneurs can explore ideas, connect with other like-minded individuals, and receive assistance to move forward with business ideas — that is the purpose of the Entrepreneurship Center at College of the Canyons.
COC Entrepreneurship Center to Host 3-Day Open House
A five-car crash left one man in the hospital with minor injuries and three lanes on the northbound side of State Route 14 shut down early Friday.
Five-Car Pileup on Freeway Sends 1 to Hospital
Women in California will have more reliable and effective access to birth control under a bill approved by the Senate on Friday and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Lawmakers OK Pavley Bill Requiring Health Plans to Cover Year’s Supply of Birth Control Pills
Responding to lessons learned from the massive Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, the Senate on Friday sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to establish proactive safety standards for natural gas storage wells.
Pavley’s Natural Gas Storage Safety Bill Goes to Governor
Juan Rodriguez, male Hispanic 50 years-old, drove from Palmdale to Cudahy expecting to meet a 17 year-old girl he had met and solicited on the internet. What he met was an undercover sheriff’s detective.
Task Force is Targeting Sex Buyers, Human Traffickers
The California Department of Parks and Recreation is lifting the closure of some of its Big Sur region state parks as firefighters begin to gain control of the Soberanes Fire.
Some Big Sur State Parks Reopening After Fire
On Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a revised guidance recommending universal testing of donated whole blood and blood components for Zika virus in the U.S. and its territories.
FDA Advises Testing for Zika in All Donated Blood
Los Angeles City had – and might still have – about 6,800 buildings that lack inspections for periods of time covering months to multiple years. John Vidovich was put in place as fire marshal to clear out the backlog. It was learned he wasn't being truthful when he said he'd done it.
Where There’s Smoke
1926 - Sheriff's Substation No. 6 dedicated in Newhall [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the couple who are suspected of kidnapping a dead woman’s children are in custody Thursday after officers in Pueblo, Colorado arrested them. Plus, the community gives thanks to the first responders who fought at the frontline of the Sand Fire. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 25, 2016
If you’ve walked in the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall lately, you may have noticed what appears to be a fine restaurant. At first glance, that is. A closer look reveals that something is not quite right.
That’s Not a Restaurant, It’s an Art Installation
Members of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association provide "healing art" for the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center in Newhall.
Local Artists Transform Rooms, Hallways at Newhall Dixon Center
The two suspects in the alleged kidnapping of three children belonging to a woman who was found dead in a remote area of Lebec were arrested earlier today in Pueblo, Colorado.
Suspects in Lebec Murder-Kidnap Captured in Colorado
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball program hosted its 2016 Alumni Game on Saturday, with more than a dozen former players returning to the Cougar Cage for a three-set exhibition vs. the 2016 team.
Current Players Edge Alums in COC Volleyball Matchup
The Master’s University volleyball team opened its home schedule Tuesday night by taking down Life Pacific College in three sets in front of a wild crowd on Bross Court.
Lady Mustangs to 3-2 with Win Over Life Pacific
The City of Santa Clarita will host the 22nd annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, Sept. 17
Sept. 17: Annual River Rally, Enviro Expo
Arts Tune-Up is a free half-day mini-conference for artists and arts administrators to network and establish new connections with one another, while learning about current trends in the field.
Oct. 1: County Workshop for Artists in Santa Clarita
Local law enforcement and family members of a man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Newhall are still searching for answers.
Fundraiser Planned for Funeral of Man Killed in Newhall Hit-and-Run
The Assembly has approved a bill by Scott Wilk and Tom Lackey that would name a portion of State Highway Route 14 as the Senator Sharon Runner Memorial Highway.
Wilk-Lackey Bill Names Section of SR14 for Sharon Runner
The suspect barricaded himself inside his residence and is wanted for kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon.
Deputies Extract Suspect Wanted for Kidnapping, Assault