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1924 - Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]


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SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 12, 2014
Friday, Sep 12, 2014

Three people were killed and two more were hospitalized after a truck crashed in the Rowher Flats area north of Santa Clarita. Deputies are investigating a home invasion robbery that happened Thursday night in Valencia. Longtime Newhall School District Superintendent, Dr. Marc Winger, announced on Friday...

Local Boy Scout Receives National Medal of Merit
Friday, Sep 5, 2014

David Larson, District Advancement Chairman & Peter Castano A Santa Clarita Boy Scout and his father each received the Boy Scouts of America Medal of Merit Thursday for their efforts in helping to save the life of a motorcyclist after a severe crash on San Francisquito Canyon Road. In March 2013,...

Saugus High Offers New Engineering Pathway
Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Forty freshmen have been selected to participate in a brand new four-year engineering pathway program that uses a hands-on, STEM-based curriculum at Saugus High School. The engineering pathway is the first comprehensive engineering program in the Hart School District, according to Saugus High School...

Charles Helmers Assistant Principal Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Monday, Aug 25, 2014

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has continued to take the nation, including Santa Clarita, by storm. Last week Charles Helmers Elementary Assistant Principal Dena Rusk challenged Helmers students to help raise money and awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. In a campaign they titled “Chunks...

Bids now Open for Two Hart District Properties
Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

The Hart School District has published and posted public notices requesting sealed proposals for purchase of District Office property.  Two district-owned properties are now open for bid. The Hart School District Governing Board resolved its intention to sell the following two properties: the former...

Construction Nears Completion at Tejon Outlet Center
Friday, Jul 18, 2014

Construction crews are putting the finishing touches on a $90 million outlet retail center that’s scheduled to open Thursday, August 7, in Kern County. The Outlets at Tejon, located off of Interstate 5 about 45 minutes north of Santa Clarita, will be home to more than 70 premier retailers. Top designers...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014

Officials believe they’ve identified the best place to put a year-round homeless shelter, and it’s right where the current shelter is operating. For the second year, the city of Santa Clarita is participating in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, a worldwide event held at hundreds of locations...

Helmers Flies Distinguished School Flag with Pride
Friday, Jun 13, 2014

It’s not the first time Charles Helmers Elementary School in Valencia has received the California Distinguished School Award. It’s the fifth time. Nine hundred students, teachers, parents and administrators gathered in the front of the campus Friday for a spirited celebration as Husky, the...

Hart Dancers ‘Got Talent’
Friday, Jun 6, 2014

The Hart Dance team is taking its latest act to prime time on national television. On Tuesday night the 28-member dance team will perform its latest Cirque du Soleil-inspired prop dance on the NBC nationwide talent show, “America’s Got Talent.” “We’ve always been the underdog in the...

COC Film Showcase Friday in Valencia
Thursday, Jun 5, 2014

Student filmmakers, animators and broadcasters from College of the Canyons’ Media Entertainment Arts Department will present their best work at the 16th Annual Student Film Showcase Friday at the college’s Valencia campus. “It is a tremendous opportunity for students to display professional...

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It would be a good thing if people looked back to their roots a bit, to find out what edible plants live in the open spaces. People should learn what an Egyptian well is, and how to make one, and how to make a debris shelter. These simple things could save your family.
Could You Survive?
1924 - Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]
In the last year, the City of Santa Clarita has seen a steady increase in retail sales as new businesses open. Sales tax numbers for the first quarter 2014 were up by 3.6 percent when compared to first quarter 2013.
City’s Growth Reflected in Retail Sales Numbers
The construction site where Castaic High School is being built was vandalized Friday night. A vehicle was reportedly used to knock down several access gates that surround the property
Vandals Damage Fencing at Castaic High School Construction Site
Jake Gnasso, April Townsend and Ian Bulbenko, of Burbank, all 19, were identified as the victims of a crash that also injured two at Rowher Flats when a truck went down a 200-foot embankment off of the Rush Canyon Truck Trail.
Victims of Crash at Rowher Flats Were 19, from Burbank
Guitarist, songwriter, singer and Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame member Dave Mason of British rock group Traffic and solo renown drives his acclaimed “Traffic Jam” tour into the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday night, Sept. 18, for his first appearance at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.
Rock Legend Dave Mason Drives ‘Traffic Jam’ to Santa Clarita Thursday
Together we can bring a long deserved National Memorial to the St. Francis Dam site. Please help us as soon as possible. We have only a few days to get this done in the current congressional session.
Honor the Victims, Support the Memorial
Lauren Parker is the next generation to carry the torch of our history forward. I was worried there wasn’t anyone to do that.
Extraordinary Citizen: Lauren Parker
1928 - Caterer Eugene Burke, bank co-founder and local philanthropist, born in Amarillo, Texas [story]
Gene Burke
September, in general, is a month that often focuses me on compassion not only because of 9/11, but also because children head back to school and I’m reminded of the value of teaching children compassion and kindness to reduce bullying and to improve understanding and cooperation at school.
My Guiding Word
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Three people were killed and two more were hospitalized after a truck crashed in the Rowher Flats area north of Santa Clarita. Plus more local news.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 12, 2014
The Ridge Route Communities Museum will offer a drive-your-own-vehicle tour of the San Andreas Earthquake Fault from the Cuddy Valley area of Frazier Mountain to Gorman on Saturday, Sept. 27.
Sept. 27: Explore San Andreas Fault with a Geologist
Three people were killed and two others were injured Friday morning when a truck went down a 200-foot embankment in the Rowher Flats OHV Park area off of Sierra Highway, north of Davenport Road.
3 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash at Rowher Flats
When the victims arrived home from church, the female victim entered the residence, and the male victim went out a side door to retrieve his garbage barrels. Once outside, the male victim was confronted by two suspects. The suspect ordered the male victim to return back into his home, and the suspects detained the male and female victims while ransacking their home.
After Church, Valencia Couple Comes Detained by Robbers
Longtime Newhall School District Superintendent Marc Winger announced Friday his plan to retire in February.
Winger, Chief of Newhall School District, to Retire in Feb.
A Castaic Middle School teacher is receiving a lesson in paying it forward while recovering from a kidney transplant, grateful for the support of family members and his “second family.”
Video Instructor Getting Help from His Castaic School Family
A 30-year-old man was charged Friday with beating his German Shepherd, Kaiser, with a metal chain leash, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Castaic Dog Beating: Man Charged with Animal Cruelty
The United States is at war with the terror group ISIL, “in the same way we're at war and continue to be at war with al-Qaida and its affiliates,” Pentagon press secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday.
Pentagon: U.S. ‘At War’ with ISIL
So I’m driving along Lyons Avenue and I see Green Landscape Nursery where the old Wilcox Nursery used to be. The answer to our traffic circle art has been found. It could be well within the proposed budget for the circle.
Ready-made Roundabout Art?
1952 - Henry Mayo Newhall Auditorium opens at Hart High [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Students at Trinity Classical Academy in Valencia honored nearly 3,000 victims who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks Thursday morning. Plus more local news.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, September 11, 2014
The bill requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who work 30 or more days within a year from commencement of employment, and employees will earn a minimum of one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked.
Governor Signs Bill Expanding Paid Sick Leave
You have rights whether you’re enrolled in Original Medicare – in which you can choose any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare – or Medicare Advantage, in which you get care within a network of health care providers.
Know Your Medicare Rights | Commentary by David Sayen
In an effort to increase access to educational opportunities, College of the Canyons will address the growing demands for class sections by offering students a wide array of late-start classes during the fall 2014 semester.
COC Adds Late-Start Classes to Accommodate Students