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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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Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, A flex alert has been issued until 9 p.m. tonight. Plus, see how a local club will be helping out a nonprofit on Fourth of July. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Slam, JAM and more starting Thursday in Newhall.
SCV Entertainment Beat
As you drive through our city these days, you have probably noticed that the grass on the center medians is no longer being watered. By order of the governor, cities are mandated to reduce their water use and specifically can no longer water grass medians.
Water Wise
Hart High graduate Mike Montgomery is making quite a rookie debut.
Santa Clarita Sports Report: July 01, 2015
This month gets off to a great start with the Fourth of July celebration with some terrific hometown events. The annual Fourth of July parade is held at 9 a.m. in the Newhall and Valencia areas of our city and draws thousands every year. If you enjoy a good morning run, you should definitely consider checking out the Santa Clarita Runners Club 5K/10K run-walk. And what Fourth of July would be complete without a fireworks show?
Enjoy the 4th
There are many of the left who would love to see me removed from the school board because supposedly I’m “hateful” because I don’t believe in same-sex marriage. They say my views will hurt their kids. But I’m not the only one. How many other Christians (who think like me, but aren’t as vocal) are in elective office? Will you be calling to remove all Christians from elected office?
Haters Hatin’
Join the Ford Theatres and Los Angeles County Arts Commission on Tuesday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m. for a free conversation regarding opportunities available to performing artists and producers located at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
July 21: Info Night for Local Artists, from Ford Theatres
Held at both campuses, COC's third summer session is expected to include more than 75 sections of high-demand “core” classes covering a wide range of academic subjects and disciplines.
‘Summer: The Sequel’ Starts July 13 at COC
Children in the San Fernando Valley now have access to an enhanced level of pediatric care, under the terms of an innovative agreement between Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and its physicians.
Children’s, Providence Tarzana Partner to Enhance Pediatric Care
The annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast put on by the Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club will be collecting money a local charity that recently lost property in a fire.
July 4 Rotary Pancake Breakfast Collecting for Fire-scarred Charity
Valencia, Calif. resident Dave Chase has been named Executive Director of the American Special Hockey Association, based in Crofton, Md.
Valencia Resident Named Executive Director of American Special Hockey Association
Donate your pajamas, slippers, robes, and toiletries to the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita to help victims of domestic abuse in our community.
Women’s Shelter Seeks Donations of PJs, Toiletries
Wild West Express wowed America's Got Talent judges Heidi Klum, Mel B, Howie Mandel and Howard Stern when they flipped, wrapped around and did handstands on running horses last night on America's Got Talent.
Agua Dulce Natives Make It to Next Round of NBC Talent Show
Santa Clarita residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day with a series of patriotic events taking place throughout Santa Clarita on Saturday, July 4.
Santa Clarita July 4 Events, Traffic Impacts
Two local lawmakers are not happy with California's new mandatory vaccination policy which was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday.
Local Lawmakers Oppose New Mandatory Inoculation Law
The annual reports, Crime in California 2014, Hate Crime in California 2014, Homicide in California 2014 and Juvenile Justice in California 2014, show an overall drop in crime rates in the state.
AG: Homicides, Hate Crimes Down in Calif.; Assaults Up
Caltrans will be closing portions of Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) from Golden State Freeway (I-5) to Sand Canyon Road as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.
Planned SR-14 Lane Closures, Newhall Pass to Sand Canyon
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the possible risks of using codeine-containing medicines to treat coughs and colds in children under 18 years because of the potential for serious side effects, including slowed or difficult breathing.
FDA Evaluating Safety of Kids’ Codeine Cough Syrup
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez issued a 39-page decision upholding the Corps’ issuance of the Clean Water Act section 404 permit, allowing construction of infrastructure needed to facilitate development of the Newhall Ranch planned community.
Fed Court Upholds Army Corps Permits for 20,000-home Development
The Santa Clarita Valley’s only radio station, KHTS AM-1220, your Home Town Station, has moved to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
KHTS AM-1220 Moves Into Former Newhall Hardware Space
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will make a requirement for nearly all school children to be vaccinated. Plus, the U.S. Track and Field National Championships were good to two Santa Clarita natives. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 30, 2015
After working together through Google Hangouts for months, Saugus 10th grader Kennedy Beck met her mentor Hosanna Fuller in person at Google headquarters, where Kennedy presented her coding project June 22.
Saugus Girl Scout Presents Web Project at Google HQ
Forty-six years after enrolling in the first classes offered by College of the Canyons, held in the evenings at Hart High School, Michele Jenkins is still making an impact at the college.
COC Grad Jenkins Honored for 3 Decades of Board Service