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1943 - 3 Army aviators killed in crash of plane and glider in Castaic area; 3 others saved by 9-year-old Marylynn Winkler [story]


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Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

1943 – 3 Army aviators killed in crash of plane and glider in Castaic area; 3 others saved by 9-year-old Marylynn Winkler [story]

Friday, Jan 30, 2015

2003 – Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

1945 – Local residents vote 1,184-7 to create SCV high school district [story]

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

1850 – Death Valley ’49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

1970 – Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall’s first “second” judge [story]

CalArts Alum One of 7 Artists Honored by State Department
Monday, Jan 26, 2015

Mark Bradford, a graduate of California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, was one of seven artists to be honored with the U.S. Department of State’s 2014 Medal of the Arts. The ceremony was held Wednesday in the State Department’s Benjamin Franklin room in Washington, D.C. In congratulating...

1990 – “Duplicates” premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]

Sunday, Jan 25, 2015

1915 – Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]

SCV’s Once and Future Senator: Sharon Runner
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015

Sharon Runner will face no opposition in the special election for California’s 21st Senate District, as she was the only candidate to file for the seat. The filing deadline was Friday. The seat was declared vacant after its previous occupant, Steve Knight, was elected to Congress in November, mid-way...

1888 – Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]

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1943 - 3 Army aviators killed in crash of plane and glider in Castaic area; 3 others saved by 9-year-old Marylynn Winkler [story]
Jill Hackett’s one woman show, “Journeys in Pastel,” is now running and just extended to March 19, 2015 at the Canyon Theatre Guild at 24242 Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Pastel Artist’s Work on Display in Newhall
A burglary call near Arroyo Seco Junior High today around 1 p.m. lead to a short vehicle pursuit plus more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 30, 2015
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will present a tour of the St. Francis Dam site on Saturday, March 14.
March 14: Annual St. Francis Dam Talk & Tour
Despite Proposition 30 taxing California residents a little bit more in order to fund schools, some smaller, less impoverished school districts actually are seeing less money. Add that to an inexplicable 300-student loss in 18 months, and you have the makings of a full-on financial crisis for an otherwise fiscally sound district that just weathered a recent, devastating economic downturn
Falling Enrollment Creates Budget Gap for Castaic Schools
Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station received a call about a burglary around 1:05 p.m. in a residential community in North Valencia near Arroyo Seco Junior High.
Burglary Call Leads to Short Pursuit Near Junior High
Authorities have charged a drug dealer for the murder of a former UCLA basketball player and Fox executive who went missing in May 2012.
Drug Dealer Charged In Murder of Fox Studio Executive
48 Hours will be airing an episode that investigates a murder-for-hire case about a local businessman's plot to kill his wife.
Popular Crime Show to Air Episode on Local Story
COC Athletic Department is hosting its Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 30.
COC to Induct Hall of Famers Friday
The Newhall School District is preparing for a new superintendent on Sunday when longtime Superintendent Dr. Marc Winger will step down and Paul A. Cordeiro will take his place.
New Superintendent Taking Over in Newhall
Stevenson Ranch & Valencia-Westridge, Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 01/19/2015 to 01/25/2015
Crime Blotter: Burglaries on West Side
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
The Middle East is exploding, every terrorist group imaginable is rampaging and murdering thousands daily with Iran, among them, vowing to wipe Israel off the face of the Earth and various radical Muslim terrorist groups declaring to overtake America – and yet, “the shadow of crisis has passed?”
Brazile’s Bluster
Santa Clarita Valley community members are coming together in support of a Hart High grad and his wife after their 9-day-old baby was born with cancer.
’03 Hart Grad and Wife Raising Funds for Newborn with Cancer
Los Angeles County Fire and Sheriff’s Station deputies were on scene Thursday to rescue a worker who was partially buried during a construction accident in the 25800 block of Industry Circle in the Valencia Commerce Center.
Construction Worker Rescued from Hole
In partnership with the California Nonprofits Association, BOE Member George Runner is hosting a free Telephone Townhall at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 19, 2015 to provide information on tax issues specific to nonprofits and faith-based organizations.
Nonprofit Tax Questions? Tele-Townhall for Charities Feb. 19
Rexford Industrial Realty Inc., a real estate investment trust that acquired the 138,980-square-foot Avenue Kearny industrial park in July, announced the pricing Thursday of an underwritten public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $16.00 per share.
Owner of Ave. Kearny Complex Raising $153MM
We are pleased to announce that tickets for An Evening with Cow Bop and An Evening with Buffalo Bill at William S. Hart Mansion are now on sale.
More Entertainment Added to Cowboy Festival Lineup
Bart had become part of the Maus family and was just as at home playing in his backyard as he was searching for explosives or illicit material on the Metro bus and rail system.
EOW: Deputy Says Goodbye to Transit Division Bomb Dog
Thursday nights will heat up in Santa Clarita as the City’s popular Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, returns to Old Town Newhall on March 5, 2015.
Thursday Nights in Newhall Revving Up
A gas leak, new engineering and technology program, sports and entertainment is what's on the menu tonight on SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Wendy’s quick-serve restaurant on The Old Road is closed for renovation, and the other Wendy’s locations are up next, said new owner Chris Hutchinson.
Wendy’s on Old Road Being Revamped; Others to Follow
If you could use some comic relief – and who can’t? – the Canyon Theatre Guild has just the ticket. Billed as a “riotously funny Southern-fried comedy,” the play is titled “The Red Velvet Cake War.”
SCV Entertainment Beat: CTG Comedy, Snareheads, Marie Wise-Hawkins
The guidance comes after recent questions as to whether school districts or schools, including charter schools, can require parents to do work as a condition of allowing their child to enroll or otherwise receive an educational benefit or service at school.
State: No Public School, Including Charter, Can Require Parents to Volunteer