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1888 - Olympian Jim Thorpe, "America's greatest athlete," born in Indian Territory (probably near Prague, Okla.); later in life, appeared in many B-Westerns shot in Placerita Canyon [story]


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Lancaster Jethawks Begin Season with Win Over Visalia Rawhide
Monday, Apr 10, 2017

The Lancaster Jethawks opened their 2017 season against the Visalia Rawhide Thursday, April 6, 2017 in Lancaster. Santa Clarita native and Jethawks first baseman Brian Mundell hit a home run at his first at bat for the Jethawks as they beat Visalia 13-2. Lancaster, CA – April 6, 2017 — Airman...

Schools Compete to be the Top in SCV Hoops Finale
Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley’s school’s basketball players competed to be at the top at the Signal’s SCV Hoops Finale on Thursday. The away team won the girls game 55-37. Nicole Benz of Hart High School won the girls three-point contest. In the boys game, the home team won the game 79-77, Valencia’s...

West Ranch Baseball Beats Valencia in Eight Innings
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

West Ranch came from behind to beat Valencia 3-2 in 8 innings. West Ranch’s pitcher Timmy Josten went 8 complete innings giving up 2 runs on 4 hits while striking out 7. West Ranch remained unbeaten in Foothill League play. Valencia, CA – March 29, 2017 – West Ranch High School’s Jovan...

West Ranch Beats Hart Baseball 6-4
Monday, Mar 20, 2017

West Ranch hosted Hart High School Friday March 17, 2017. The Wildcats beat the Indians 6 – 4, Alex Burge got the win for the Wildcats pitching 5 innings, giving up 4 runs on 6 hits while striking out 2 and walking one. West Ranch improved to 2 – 0 in league play while Hart dropped its second...

Glendale Beats COC Baseball 7-3

Glendale Community visited College of the Canyons baseball Saturday March 18, 2017 and came away with a 7-3 win. Valencia, CA – March 18, 2017 – Glendale Community College’s Grant Mona tags out College of the Canyons’ Senituli Taufahema as he was trying to steal second base Saturday...

Saugus High Baseball Overcomes Canyon High
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Saugus over came a 5 run seventh inning deficit to beat Canyon High School 11-8 Wednesday March 15, 2015 in their Foothill League Opener. Canyon Country, CA – March 15, 2017 – Canyon High School’s Harold Boyce (left) and Saugus High School’s Brandyn Cruz (right) await the umpire’s call...

West Ranch H.S. Baseball Falls to Thousand Oaks H.S.
Monday, Mar 6, 2017

Thousand Oaks High School beat West Ranch in baseball 4-2 Saturday March 4, 2017 at West Ranch. Blake Campbell got the win for the Lancers pitching 7 innings giving up 2 runs on 6 hits while committing 2 errors. Alex Burge got the loss for the Wildcats giving us 4 runs on 4 hits and 2 errors in 4 innings....

TMU Baseball Falls to UAV
Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

The Master’s University baseball team hosted the University of Antelope Valley at Lou Herwaldt Stadium, in which the UAV Pioneers beat the TMU Mustangs 10-1. Santa Clarita – Feb. 28, 2017 — The Master’s University’s Nate Bonsell delivers a first inning pitch against the University of...

West Ranch Baseball Wins Big Over Santa Barbara H.S.
Monday, Feb 27, 2017

West Ranch High School baseball faced off against Santa Barbara High School in their season opener, with West Ranch being triumphant over Santa Barbara with a 10-3 win. Valencia, CA – Feb. 25, 2017 – – West Ranch High School’s Alex Burge delivers a pitch against Santa Barbara High...

Desert Mirage Beats Hart High 2-1
Thursday, Feb 23, 2017

Hart High soccer faced off against Desert Mirage Wednesday afternoon, leading Desert Mirage to a 2-1 win and sending them to the next round of CIF Southern Section Playoffs. Newhall, Ca — Feb. 22, 2017 Hart High School’s goal keeper Jacob Tomaswzeski (27) can’t control a shot on goal by Desert...

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1888 - Olympian Jim Thorpe, "America's greatest athlete," born in Indian Territory (probably near Prague, Okla.); later in life, appeared in many B-Westerns shot in Placerita Canyon [story]
1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
West Ranch High School dedicated their new Wall of Honor on Friday, which was produced by four West Ranch High School ASB students.
West Ranch High School Unveils Wall of Honor
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the SCV Senior Center honored those who gave their life in service. Plus, SCVi students are building a "tiny house" for a homeless veteran. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, May 26, 2017
Fourth and fifth graders at Santa Clarita Valley International School are asking for the community’s assistance over Memorial Day weekend with fundraising for a “tiny house” they are building for a homeless veteran.
SCVi Students Raising Funds for Tiny House for Homeless Vet
Plambeck's objective, plain and simple, has always been about stopping development by any means possible. Her strategy involves multiple delay tactics, the worst being groundless litigation.
Chicken Little, Part 2 | Commentary by Dan Masnada
The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, roars into June with a unique lineup of events including a classic Volkswagen car show, James Bond-themed SENSES Block Party and monthly variety show. Old Town Newhall is the hot spot on Thursday nights so grab your friends and family and come down for some fun.
Thursdays@Newhall June Lineup: Classic Volkswagen, James Bond, more
A feeling of delightful gratification for a mentor typically comes about when seeing a mentee develop and realize success. Their reward is in victories the students achieve, which are often seen as a measure of the instructor’s own success, positive influence and guidance. Such is the story of Dr. Luis S. Garcia and the Education Based Incarceration program.
Inmate Earns Doctoral Degree While in L.A. County Jail System
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging leadership convened at the future location of the new Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center and announced that only $2.3 million additional fundraising dollars needed to be raised before construction could begin on the Center.
New SCV Senior Center Waits on $2.3 Mil.
Peter Lambert tossed eight strong innings, but the San Jose Giants came from behind to knock off the JetHawks, 4-2, in the rubber game of the series on Thursday night at The Hangar.
San Jose Giants Beat JetHawks 4-2 Thursday
Ninety percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die. It takes 10 minutes or less to learn how to keep a cardiac arrest victim alive until paramedics arrive. The County of Los Angeles Emergency Medical Services Agency, the Los Angeles County Fire Department, and the American Heart Association are once again coordinating free hands-only CPR training on Sidewalk CPR Day, June 1, at over 50 sites across Los Angeles County to help improve cardiac survivability.
June 1: L.A. County Coordinates Sidewalk CPR Day
When Jeanny Olivares, 22, crosses the stage on Friday, June 2, for College of the Canyons’ Commencement, she will be receiving two associate degrees in marketing and accounting, which she earned in a year-and-a-half’s time.
COC Grad Earns Two Degrees While Facing Adversity
1907 - John Wayne born in Iowa; got start in movies filmed in Placerita Canyon [watch one]
The CLWA-NCWD merger is not a takeover, as Plambeck repeatedly insists. It is the product of months of discussion between two willing parties, which could be terminated at any time by either party or both parties.
Chicken Little, Part 1 | Commentary by Dan Masnada
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, deputies and volunteers trained for an active shooter situation at The Masters University Thursday morning. Plus, a girl is fighting for her life, leaving her family asking the community for blood donations to help her survive. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 25, 2017
Dr. Steven J. Golightly, Director of the Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department (CSSD), was recognized on May 22 for his Department’s innovative efforts to improve child support services for L.A. County residents and his zeal for developing future leaders for government service to the public.
County Child Support Services Director Receives Excellence in Government Award
Motown in Town is back on Sunday, June 25 from 5:00 to 10:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
June 25: Motown in Town 2 at the Hyatt
Hot on the heels of the original Silicon Valley and the more recently named Silicon Beach, the current buzz is all about the Silicon Suburb or Santa Clarita Valley.
Business Incubator Tenant Selected for Festival of Creativity in Cannes
Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces that Senate Bill (SB 792), a measure to establish an oversight commission for Los Angeles County Measure B trauma funding has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and is headed to the Senate floor for a vote.
Oversight of LA County Trauma Care Dollars Given Green Light
Princess Cruises has debuted its 2018-2019 Exotics program which will take guests to culturally rich and iconic cruise destinations around the globe.
Princess Cruises Debuts 2018-2019 Exotics Sailings
Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces that Senate Bills 634 (SB 634), a measure which would create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and is headed to the Senate floor for consideration.
SCV Water Agency Merger Bill Clears Senate Panel
During a nighttime operation, SCV Sheriffs deputies and detectives made contact with several individuals which resulted in three arrests for warrants and narcotics related offenses.
SCV Sheriff’s Deputies, Detectives Conduct Nighttime Commercial Burglary Suppression
The Castaic Lake Water Agency Water Resources Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, June 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Water Division.
June 1: CLWA Water Resources Committee Meeting
In celebration of its 10th year anniversary, the College of the Canyons literary and arts magazine cul-de-sac will release its annual volume at a special reception on Friday, May 26, which will include readings from students.
May 26: COC Literary Magazine Celebrates a Decade of Artistry
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on May 27, 2017 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.
May 27: SCV Sheriff’s Deputies Conducting Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation
The next New Heights panel will focus on "The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Grant Writing" and will be on July 12 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at The Centre.
July 12: New Heights Discusses Effective Grant Writing
The San Jose Giants rallied late and pulled away for an 11-7 victory over the Lancaster JetHawks in a back-and-forth game on Wednesday night at The Hangar.
JetHawks Fall to San Jose Giants
Wildflower lovers are split into two camps: One camp likes the purple color of the flowers, while the other quickly points out everything that's wrong with this non-native, invasive species.
The Prickly One
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) motorcyclist that collided with a truck on Interstate 5 in the early hours of Tuesday morning is recovering at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, a spokesman said.
LAPD Motorcyclist in “Serious” Condition after Tuesday’s I-5 Collision
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, an update on the LAPD motorcyclist that collided with a truck on the I-5 Tuesday morning. Plus, Castaic Middle School students get a glimpse at a career in animal training. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 24, 2017
An 8-year-old Santa Clarita girl is fighting for her life Wednesday, leaving her family asking the community for blood donations to help her survive.
8-Year-Old Girl in Need of Blood Donations
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on Tuesday urged Congress to reject President Trump’s federal education budget proposal, which includes deep cuts to teacher training, after school programs, mental health services, advanced coursework, and many other important programs.
State Superintendent Urges Congress to Reject Federal Education Budget Proposal
On May 16, 2017, the State Water Resources Quality Control Board approved an amendment to the Los Angeles Water Quality Control Plan (Basin Plan) to incorporate Salt and Nutrient Management Measures for the Upper Santa Clara River Basin.
Salt, Nutrient Management Measures Approved for Santa Clara River Basin
Valencia Water Company (VWC) is encouraging customers to maintain their water-saving achievements from the recent drought and take advantage of improved rebates, incentives, online workshops and other resources to secure permanent water efficiencies inside their homes and for their landscapes.
Valencia Water Company Expands Rebates to Help Home Water-Use Efficiencies
Bigger, better and wetter than ever, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is ready to keep Southern Californian’s cool all summer long. The water park opens for its 23rd season on Saturday, May 27 with over 23 unique slides and attractions for the entire family.
May 27: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashes Into Summer