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1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]

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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1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California, facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects.
General Mills Recalls Certain Cheerios Made in California
With winter approaching, Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Michael Antonovich urged the Board of Supervisors to consider next week investing $15 million on programs to rehouse the homeless rapidly and prevent families and individuals from becoming homeless.
Antonovich, Ridley-Thomas Seek to Avert El Nino Winter Homeless Crisis
The candidates for the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board have filed their state forms showing how much campaign money they've raised, and from whom.
Recent High School Grad Leads Funding Race for School Board
Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich joined Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Capt. Roosevelt Johnson Tuesday to acknowledge Deputy Adam Lagabed for his heroic actions in rescuing a boy who was stuck on a ledge along the Haskell Canyon Trail in Santa Clarita.
SCV Hero Deputy Lauded for Rescuing Boy from Ledge
News from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber News (10-6-2015)
A Newhall man was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years to life in state prison for the special-circumstances murder of his 19-day-old daughter.
Newhall Baby Killer Gets 50 to Life
The Forest Service received an application on Sept. 8, 2015, from the California High Speed Rail Authority, to study the feasibility of constructing a high speed rail tunnel that the Authority is considering in some proposed alternatives, which would go through the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.
Forest Service Invites Public Comment on Possible High-Speed Rail Tunnel Through San Gabriels
This week's events and activities from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber This Week (10-5-2015)
The most recent Safe Surrender occurred Sunday, Oct. 4, at a fire station in Long Beach. A baby girl was also safely surrendered on Sept. 29 at a hospital in Montebello.
Newborns Safely Surrendered in Long Beach, Montebello
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, A Newhall man gets 50 years in prison for the killing of his 19 day old baby, plus The Castaic Union School District is reaching out to residents to help find the next superintendent. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday October 6, 2015
College of the Canyons Campus Safety and Security Services officials are offering their free, bi-annual Personal Safety Self Defense Workshop Series beginning this week.
COC Self-Defense Classes Start Wednesday
The Domestic Violence Center of SCV developed the four-part series with City and Sheriff’s Department representatives in response to recent family-violence related incidents in and around the Santa Clarita Valley. The goals of the free workshop series are to raise awareness about what family violence is and looks like; to provide tools to help stop the cycle of abuse; to share the best way to protect family and friends both physically and legally; and to empower people to take action if they suspect family violence is taking place.
4-Part Series to Shine Spotlight on Domestic Violence
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department arrested 18 defendants after an extensive investigation into gun and drug activity in the Antelope Valley. The multi-agency investigation started three years ago.
Major Drug Bust Goes Down in Antelope Valley
The Castaic Union School District governing board has begun the process to select a new district superintendent and are seeking community input in making the decision.
Community Input Wanted for Castaic Superintendent Selection
Google is bringing in several teams to provide different "virtual reality" field trips using their Google Cardboard hardware-software throughout the school day Friday, Oct. 9.
Google Taking Valencia Students on Virtual Reality Tour Friday
The County of Los Angeles is currently recruiting citizens for the 2016-2017 Civil Grand Jury, the term will begin on Friday, July 1, 2016. Deadline to submit an application for the Civil Grand Jury is Monday, Nov. 23.
Want to Serve on the Grand Jury? Apply Now
This Halloween, we’ll be seeing tons of spooky creatures and supernatural monsters out on the streets, but the scariest monster is lurking every day in your own home: the energy vampire. An “energy vampire” is an electronic appliance or device that uses energy when it’s plugged in, even if it’s turned off.
City Warns of ‘Energy Vampires’
The president expressed outrage that nine people were killed at the hands of a gunman. Why is he not outraged about the 2,600 people shot in the “gun-free” city of Chicago this year? What about the 370 lives lost there? And most of them black lives. Not a word. No outrage. Don’t #BlackLivesMatter to him?
More Gun Laws? | Commentary by Joe Messina
The No. 3 ranked College of the Canyons women's volleyball team was put to the test by No. 4 ranked Santa Barbara City College, eventually falling 4-1 (21-25, 23-25, 25-19, 25-27) to the Vaqueros on Wednesday night.
No. 3 COC Women’s Volleyball Falls to Santa Barbara
The College of the Canyons men's soccer team continued its high-scoring attack on Friday, as the Cougars netted four goals and posted a shutout to defeat conference opponent Citrus College 4-0 on Friday.
Canyon’s Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Citrus
The victim of a residential burglary that occurred in Canyon Country on Sept. 25, 1981 was located after a Los Angeles County Sheriff's detective with the Santa Clarita Valley Station tracked down the original police report.
Gun Stolen in 1981 Turns Up in Buyback
Residents in the Plum Canyon area of Saugus are reporting that someone is turning off their circuit breakers.
Plum Canyon Residents Report Tampering with Breakers (Surveillance Video)
In response to concerns expressed by local emergency responders, Santa Clarita officials have launched a new public safety campaign to educate local motorists about the need to pull to the right when emergency vehicles with lights and sirens approach.
First Responders Want Motorists to Pay Attention, Move Over