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1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [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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1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment isn’t satisfied with a court ruling that cleared the way for the Castaic Lake Water Agency to own and operate the Valencia Water Co. SCOPE filed a notice of appeal Thursday.
SCOPE Appeals CLWA Takeover of Valencia Water
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, A woman was arrested after attempting to light her neighbors house on fire. Plus, see how Eternal Valley’s 27th annual memorial day event showcased our fallen warriors on Monday morning. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight’s edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The annual Elks Lodge Car Show and Chili Cook-Off returns to town on Saturday, June 6 for a day filled with fun and familial activities.
Elks Lodge to Host Car Show and Chili Cook-Off
Old Town Newhall clears its floor for the artistic and musical duet event ArtSlam and JAM Session once again on June 6 at 6 p.m.
African Dance and Drums is Coming to Old Town Newhall
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight has announced a new location for his Santa Clarita Valley District Office.
Congressman Setting Up Local Office at Center Pointe
Here's what's news from the Valley Industry Association.
Santa Clarita Valley Industrial News
For those interested in learning more about foster care or becoming a resource parent, Children’s Bureau offers monthly information meetings throughout Los Angeles.
May 30: Foster Care & Adoption Info Meeting at COC
Valencia Pharmacy staffers are celebrating a grand reopening Monday, June 1, at a brand new location on Peachland Avenue by putting their entire store on sale, with 25 percent off wellness center products, medical supplies and pharmacy items.
Valencia Pharmacy Reopening in New Location
This week's events and activities from the SCV Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber This Week (5-26-2015)
A Canyon Country woman was booked on an arson charge early Tuesday morning after she allegedly tried to set her neighbor’s home on fire in Santa Clarita.
Shadow Pines Woman Arrested for Alleged Arson Attempt
May 26, 2015 – The Valencia boys volleyball team lost to Oak Park in three games in the championship match of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs.
Santa Clarita Sports Report: May 26, 2015
A judge sentenced a Santa Clarita man to five years formal probation, 373 days credit for time served and lifetime registration as a sex offender.
CC Sex Offender Gets 1 Year Time Served, Probation
On Saturday morning, senior harrier Charity Schroeder from The Master’s College women’s track & field team competed in the marathon event at the 35th Annual NAIA Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.
Lady Mustang Duo Earns NAIA All-American Honors at Track & Field Championships
On the morning of May 22, Karis Frankian finished second overall in the 10K final with a record-setting time of 36:13, clinching NAIA All-American honors.
Frankian Earns All-American Honors After 10K Performance
The Master’s College men’s track & field team’s time at the 64th Annual NAIA Men's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships finished on Saturday with three Mustang runners competing on the national stage.
Men’s Track Produces Strong Appearance at NAIA National Championships
In its first appearance at the NAIA National Championships since 2012, The Master’s College golf team finished 15th out of a field of 29 competitors after carding a final score of 45-over 1197 (295-306-298-298) in the 64th-annual event.
Masters Golf Finishes 15th at NAIA Nationals
1907 - John Wayne born in Iowa; got start in movies filmed in Placerita Canyon [watch one]
Soroptimist International of Greater SCV presented more than $32,000 to 15 nonprofit organizations during a special awards luncheon held on May 12 at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
SCV Soroptimists Present $32K to Nonprofits
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale will feature the music, and a special appearance, by composer Stephen Schwartz in “Defying Gravity,” the last concert of the Chorale’s 2014-15 season.
Santa Clarita Master Chorale to Feature Stephen Schwartz May 31
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
I pray that someday we won’t have a need to add any more graves of veterans lost in battle. I pray that war can become a memory of the wrong way to accomplish something. All of us who served and are still serving abhor the very thought of war and conflict. There are better ways to settle problems.
Flags of Our Buddies
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in the 22800 block of 9th Street in Newhall.
Husband Arrested for Murder in Newhall
A bill was passed which will ensure hospitals receive appropriate payments for health care provided to law enforcement patients in a 72-0 vote on Friday.
Wilk Bill to Assist Henry Mayo Passes Assembly Floor