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Friends Remember Murder Victim, Ask Help for Survivors
Monday, Feb 16, 2015

Photos by Oscar Rogel Friends and family members of a Canyon Country man who was shot and killed in his home one week ago gathered Sunday afternoon for a prayer vigil near the corner of Jakes Way and Sandy Street. “We’re all here gathered together to say a prayer for our friend, who is going through...

Outreach Program Introduces Fourth Graders to Ballet
Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014

More than 1,200 Santa Clarita fourth graders are going to the ballet this week.  The Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons is hosting the Santa Clarita Ballet Nutcracker Outreach Program, now in its 14th year. “We wanted to expose them number one to quality dance and give them a real theater...

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...

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The winners of the annual CIF Southern Section-Ford Academic Awards program were announced at the CIF-SS office Monday with several Hart School District teams earning distinction.
HART SCHOOL DISTRICT ATHLETES AND TEAMS HONORED BY CIF-SS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
The 11th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast is coming up, and this year’s keynote speaker comes from the Colombo crime family of New York.
Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast To Host Ex-Mafia Boss
“Passages,” one of the world’s largest private collections of biblical artifacts, is coming Friday, April 3 to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Rare Biblical Artifacts Travel To Santa Clarita
This April, law enforcement officials including the California Highway Patrol are highlighting their efforts to promote safety for California Teen Safe Driving Week and National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
CHP Promotes Teen Safe Driving, Distracted Driving Awareness
A 28-year-old former Valencia man was sentenced to 25 years in prison in Missouri for the rape of two boys that took place from 2007-08, officials said Monday. Brandon Milburn, who worked as a church employee at Real Life Church in Valencia, pleaded to seven counts of statutory sodomy with two victims who were 11 years old at the time, according to court documents.
Former Real Life Church Employee Sentenced in Missouri Rape Case
The Master’s College men’s track & field team raced against world-class athletes at San Diego State University in the 2015 Aztec Invitational.
TMC Men’s Track & Field Breaks Records in San Diego
The City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will unveil two new inductees into the Walk of Western Stars as part of the 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival. Legendary stuntman Diamond Farnsworth will be inducted with a ceremony on Thursday, April 16, 2015, followed by world-famous cowboy poet Waddie Mitchell on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Both ceremonies are free and open to the public.
Stuntman Diamond Farnsworth & Cowboy Poet Waddie Mitchell To Get Western Stars in Newhall
The Master’s College women’s soccer team continues to bolster its roster for the 2015 season by signing Sierra Carrasco from Riverside, California.
TMC Women’s Soccer Nets Carrasco
The College of the Canyons softball program is the No. 4 ranked team in the state and the No. 3 team in Southern California according to the most recent California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association (3CFCA) State and Regional poll, released March 25.
Canyons Softball the No. 4 Ranked Team in State
Not only did the Mustangs sweep a twinbill from the Hawks for the second time this season, they also took all six games between the two clubs in 2015.
TMC Baseball sweeps away the competition
The College of the Canyons men's & women's track & field teams swept the Western State Conference (WSC) Inland Meet at Cougar Stadium on Friday, with both squads taking first place honors.
Canyons Track & Field Sweeps WSC Inland Meet
A man convicted of raping his daughter was sentenced to 143 years in state prison Monday, officials said.
Santa Clarita Rapist Sentenced to 143 Years
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Lancaster Sheriff’s Station, is investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred at approximately 10:55 p.m. on the 1000 block of West Avenue J-12, Lancaster.
Pickup vs. House Leaves Lancaster Woman Dead
1993 - Federal govt. declares Coastal California Gnatcatcher (bird) a threatened species [story]
1928 - Little dam victim, thought unidentified & buried in SCV, actually ID'd & buried in Chatsworth [story]
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley mountain bike riders are gathering at Castaic Lake this weekend for a two-day event.
Santa Clarita Valley Riders Race Around Castaic Lake
The training program teaches trainees the theory of appraisal and techniques of valuing real and personal property for assessment purposes. Part of the yearlong training program is devoted to classroom study; the balance of time is spent in the field, training under the direction of experienced appraisers.
County Assessor Hosting Training Program
1923 - Lawman Jack Pilcher appointed to Newhall Chamber of Commerce board [story]
Judith Crowe will demonstrate pastel painting at the May 18 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association (SCAA). This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 pm at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.
May 18: SCAA to Host Pastel Painting Demonstration
The faculty and students in California State University, Northridge’s music department will be in “fool swing” next week to raise money for student scholarships.
April Fools’ Day Comedy Show Benefits Student Scholarships at CSUN
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the female victim of a fatal crash has been identified plus we talk about what you can look forward to seeing on SCVTV on Saturday.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, March 27, 2015
The Recruitment Fair is an opportunity for those seeking a Deputy Sheriff Trainee position to meet and greet with various deputy personnel who work at different assignments within the Department. The Recruitment Fair will feature the diversity in assignments of a deputy sheriff.
Sheriff’s Department Recruiting Deputies