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1952 - Actor & CalArts grad Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) born in New York [link]


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Saturday, Aug 27, 2016

1952 – Actor & CalArts grad Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) born in New York [link]

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

1926 –  Sheriff’s Substation No. 6 dedicated in Newhall [story]

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

1916 – Woodrow Wilson signs act creating National Park Service; its first director is Stephen T. Mather, who made his fortune with the Santa Clarita Valley’s borax mine and envisioned & put his own money into forming the Park Service [story]

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

1974 – Pyramid Lake opens to the public [story]

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

1963 – First stretch of Antelope Valley 14 Freeway opens from east of Solemint Junction in Canyon Country to Red Rover Mine Road in Acton. [story]

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

1891 – Future First Lady Lou Henry (Hoover), 17, poses for photo at R.E. Nickel’s Acton store [story]

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

1961 – CalArts grad (MFA ’92) and marine biologist Stephen Hillenburg, creator of Spongebob SquarePants, born in Oklahoma; developed prototype for Spongebob while studying at CalArts in 1989. Estimated net worth in 2012: $90 million [story]

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

1967 – New Town of Valencia dedicated; homes sell for $25,000 [story]

In the End, Nothing Can Stand Between Felix and Gold
Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Allyson Felix brings home gold from Rio after all. After narrowly missing gold in a photo finish Monday, the superstar from Canyon Country ran the second leg of the women’s 4×100 relay Friday and joined teammates Tianna Bartoletta, English Gardner and Tori Bowie at center podium. It almost didn’t...

1879 – Newhall civic leader Charles Henry Kingsburry born in Missouri [story]

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1952 - Actor & CalArts grad Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) born in New York [link]
The median price of the 234 homes that changed owners ast month came in at $560,000, up 9.9 percent compared to July 2015.
SCV Single-Family Home Values Up 9.9% Over 2015
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a five-car collision leaves on man in the hospital. Plus, high school football starts tonight. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, August 26, 2016
Imagine forgetting the most significant and defining moments of your life. All of those moments of intense passion or overwhelming happiness, the moments of loss that tore you down or made you stronger than before – all of them begin to fade away.
No Surrender | Commentary by Eric Inneo
The Master’s University women’s soccer team battled to a scoreless double-overtime draw Thursday afternoon against the UC Merced Bobcats on the campus of Menlo College in Atherton.
Lady Mustangs Battle Merced to a Scoreless Draw
The name has changed, at least with a slight variation, but the results were much the same as The Master's University men's soccer team used a couple of early goals to beat Westminster of Utah 2-0 in the season opener for the Mustangs.
Mustang Soccer Season Opens with Win in Salt Lake
Three CalArts students are among the winners of this year's Princess Grace Awards, given to emerging artists in theater, dance and film in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships and fellowships.
3 CalArts Students Win Princess Grace Awards
The public hearings provide an opportunity to learn about the proposed project alternatives through displays and a short presentation summarizing the results of the environmental analysis. Attendees will be able to provide verbal and written comments.
Public Hearing Sat. on 138 Corridor Improvement Project
In 2016, scores improved at each of the tested grade levels (3-6) and subjects (mathematics and English-language arts).
Newhall District Students Excel in State Testing
Two Arts Sampler classes put on by the ARTree are open for registration and start Tuesday.
Art Classes for Ages 5-12 Start Tuesday; Sign Up
A place where students, community members and burgeoning entrepreneurs can explore ideas, connect with other like-minded individuals, and receive assistance to move forward with business ideas — that is the purpose of the Entrepreneurship Center at College of the Canyons.
COC Entrepreneurship Center to Host 3-Day Open House
A five-car crash left one man in the hospital with minor injuries and three lanes on the northbound side of State Route 14 shut down early Friday.
Five-Car Pileup on Freeway Sends 1 to Hospital
Women in California will have more reliable and effective access to birth control under a bill approved by the Senate on Friday and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Lawmakers OK Pavley Bill Requiring Health Plans to Cover Year’s Supply of Birth Control Pills
Responding to lessons learned from the massive Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, the Senate on Friday sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to establish proactive safety standards for natural gas storage wells.
Pavley’s Natural Gas Storage Safety Bill Goes to Governor
Juan Rodriguez, male Hispanic 50 years-old, drove from Palmdale to Cudahy expecting to meet a 17 year-old girl he had met and solicited on the internet. What he met was an undercover sheriff’s detective.
Task Force is Targeting Sex Buyers, Human Traffickers
The California Department of Parks and Recreation is lifting the closure of some of its Big Sur region state parks as firefighters begin to gain control of the Soberanes Fire.
Some Big Sur State Parks Reopening After Fire
On Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a revised guidance recommending universal testing of donated whole blood and blood components for Zika virus in the U.S. and its territories.
FDA Advises Testing for Zika in All Donated Blood
Los Angeles City had – and might still have – about 6,800 buildings that lack inspections for periods of time covering months to multiple years. John Vidovich was put in place as fire marshal to clear out the backlog. It was learned he wasn't being truthful when he said he'd done it.
Where There’s Smoke
1926 - Sheriff's Substation No. 6 dedicated in Newhall [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the couple who are suspected of kidnapping a dead woman’s children are in custody Thursday after officers in Pueblo, Colorado arrested them. Plus, the community gives thanks to the first responders who fought at the frontline of the Sand Fire. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 25, 2016
If you’ve walked in the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall lately, you may have noticed what appears to be a fine restaurant. At first glance, that is. A closer look reveals that something is not quite right.
That’s Not a Restaurant, It’s an Art Installation
Members of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association provide "healing art" for the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center in Newhall.
Local Artists Transform Rooms, Hallways at Newhall Dixon Center
The two suspects in the alleged kidnapping of three children belonging to a woman who was found dead in a remote area of Lebec were arrested earlier today in Pueblo, Colorado.
Suspects in Lebec Murder-Kidnap Captured in Colorado
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball program hosted its 2016 Alumni Game on Saturday, with more than a dozen former players returning to the Cougar Cage for a three-set exhibition vs. the 2016 team.
Current Players Edge Alums in COC Volleyball Matchup
The Master’s University volleyball team opened its home schedule Tuesday night by taking down Life Pacific College in three sets in front of a wild crowd on Bross Court.
Lady Mustangs to 3-2 with Win Over Life Pacific
The City of Santa Clarita will host the 22nd annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, Sept. 17
Sept. 17: Annual River Rally, Enviro Expo
Arts Tune-Up is a free half-day mini-conference for artists and arts administrators to network and establish new connections with one another, while learning about current trends in the field.
Oct. 1: County Workshop for Artists in Santa Clarita
Local law enforcement and family members of a man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Newhall are still searching for answers.
Fundraiser Planned for Funeral of Man Killed in Newhall Hit-and-Run
The Assembly has approved a bill by Scott Wilk and Tom Lackey that would name a portion of State Highway Route 14 as the Senator Sharon Runner Memorial Highway.
Wilk-Lackey Bill Names Section of SR14 for Sharon Runner
The suspect barricaded himself inside his residence and is wanted for kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon.
Deputies Extract Suspect Wanted for Kidnapping, Assault
Legislation sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and fellow BOE members cleared the Legislature today when the State Assembly voted unanimously to approve AB 1559.
Runner: Legislature Votes to Extend Emergency Tax Relief
Executives with FivePoint, the parent company of Newhall Land and Farming, announced a $5,000 donation to help Santa Clarita Valley residents affected by the Sand Fire.
Newhall Land Owner FivePoint Donates $5K for Sand Fire Victims
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Richard M. Rodriguez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Rodriguez, VHS & COC Grad, Completes USAF Basic Training
Community: Canyon Country (West) Public Safety and Crime Report for the week of 08/15/16
Crime Blotter: Burglaries, Thefts in CC-West
Community: Valencia: Public Safety and Crime Report for the Week of 08/15/16
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Valencia, Carjacking Avoidance Tips
Community: Canyon Country (East) Public Safety/Crime Report for the week of 08/15/16
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Canyon Country-East