[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Sunny
Sunny
81°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
September 1
1887 - Town of Saugus founded; Saugus and Castaic train stations open [story]
Saugus


Articles Written By Leon Worden
Monday, Sep 1, 2014

1887 – Town of Saugus founded; Saugus and Castaic train stations open [story]

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

2001 - LASD Deputy Hagop “Jake” Kuredjian gunned down in Stevenson Ranch while backing up ATF [story]

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

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

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

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

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

1974 – Pyramid Lake opens to the public [story]

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

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]

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

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

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

1916 – Woodrow Wilson signs National Park Service Act into law; first director is Stephen T. Mather, who’d made his first million mining borax in SCV’s Tick Canyon and Frazier Mountain [story]

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

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

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

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

SCVTV / SCVNews.com
Network Feed
LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1887 - Town of Saugus founded; Saugus and Castaic train stations open [story]
Saugus
I am frustrated by the new top-two primary system where all of the candidates are thrown into a heap for the first pass, and the November election is between the top two vote-getters. The rules are so strict that a November voter doesn’t even have the right to write in a candidate’s name. Isn’t writing in “Mickey Mouse” a time-honored American tradition?
Just Vote ‘No’ for 25th
Labor Day is a day for us to celebrate workers. But who really loves to work? Wouldn’t most people love to have enough money not to have to work? So, why do we celebrate the American worker?
Happy American Dream Day
One person has died as a result of a multi-car collision on Interstate 5 in Castaic. The extent of six others' injuries is unknown.
1 Dead, Several Injured in Multi-Car Pileup
Already a successful fashion designer, Davis’ first project for Walt Disney was designing the live-action reference costume for Princess Aurora in “Sleeping Beauty.” Davis went on to design extensively for Disney, creating the costumes for two of the park’s signature attractions, It’s a Small World and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Sept. 17: Legendary Disney Costume Designer to Talk at Newhall Library
This is the first year more than half of the county’s rabid bats have been found in the SCV. It's been close to that, the last four years, with the SCV accounting for about 40 percent of the rabies cases despite being home to just 3 percent of the county’s human population.
SCV’s Rabid Bat Count Now 15 of 26; Sick Skunk Found in Long Beach
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church begins its full Fall Program with a bang on Sunday, Sept. 7, starting with its 10 a.m. Worship Service.
Sept. 7: St. Stephen’s Kicks Off Fall Schedule
All the latest news from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber News: State of the Chamber Breakfast Sept. 10
William Mulholland’s fame, respect and honor were drowned the night of March 12, 1928, when the St. Francis Dam collapsed. He took full responsibility for the failure and the deaths. He died a broken man in 1935. The story of his life has all the makings of a brilliant Greek tragedy.
The Man Who Brought L.A. Its Water
Our Lady of Perpetual Help invites the community to join in celebrating “Seventy Years of Happy” at the 70th annual parish barbecue Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 21.
Sept. 19-21: OLPH to Host 70th Annual BBQ
2001 - LASD Deputy Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian gunned down in Stevenson Ranch while backing up ATF [story]
On the final day of the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic, The Master’s College volleyball team ended its time with a win over Menlo College at 10 a.m., followed by a loss to Great Falls University of Montana at 4 p.m.
TMC Volleyball: Win One, Lose One on Last Day in Irvine
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, along with Chief Daryl L. Osby and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, marked the fifth anniversary of the Station Fire by honoring the memory of Fire Captain Ted Hall and Fire Fighter Specialist Arnie Quinones.
Hall, Quinones Remembered on 5th Anniversary of Station Fire
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized current efforts by the Democratic Legislature to ban plastic bags a deeply flawed proposal that only hits the state’s economically distressed communities in the pocketbook.
Antonovich to Brown: Plastic Bag Ban Hurts Impoverished Communities
Tamarisk is pretty but it's an invasive species that soaks up the water in the river bed, choking out native plants and animals. On the other hand, eucalyptus trees aren't native, either, but they have become part of the landscape in California, and let’s face it: Eucalyptus can grow in places where not too many other trees can grow.
Native vs. Non-Native
The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming gala is more than just an evening to honor local businesses, it’s a chance to honor a longtime elected official.
Latino Chamber Announces Nominees for Awards; McKeon to be Honored
Families stepped right up and had a bundle of good times at the first-ever Brandon Chandler Foundation End of Summer Carnival.
Chandler Foundation Helps Qualifying Inmates Reenter Society
A 31-year-old Littlerock man was found guilty Friday in the deadly mauling of a Palmdale woman by a pack of pit bulls, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Littlerock Drug Dealer Found Guilty of Using Dogs to Kill Woman
Even many healthcare professionals do not know the difference between assisted living and a board-and-care. When the time comes in our aging process to move from our comfort zone, distinguishing the alternatives can be helpful when making a decision for you or your loved one.
Why Can’t I Live at Home?
Lancaster Station deputies responded to a call about a person screaming in the 43000 block of 7th Street East in the City of Lancaster on Friday at 10:48 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the victim of a carjacking, kidnapping and attempted murder.
Deputies Searching for Suspect in Lancaster Carjacking, Stabbing
CalArts filmmakers Joshua Gen Solondz, Mike Stoltz and Program in Film and Video faculty Rebecca Baron present films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, as part of the Wavelengths Program — described by the festival as “films that expand our notions of cinema.”
CalArtians Screening 3 Films in Toronto Festival
Tickets now available. Gary Allegretto and Ian Espinoza are the current Academy of Western Artists Award winners for “Western Duo/Group of the Year” and their debut album “Allegretto/Espinoza” held the #1 spot on the Western radio charts for months.
Western Duo-Group of the Year Riding into Newhall
At an LASD checkpoint Friday night in Saugus, two unlicensed drivers were arrested and an additional driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
3 Arrests at DUI-Driver’s License Checkpoint in Saugus
The California Senate gave final approval Thursday to legislation by Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, to encourage the capture and reuse of stormwater, one of a series of bills designed to create more reliable water supplies and make California’s water system more sustainable.
Senate Says ‘Yes’ to Pavley’s Water Bills