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1970 - Groundbreaking of County Civic Center in Valencia [story]


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County Arts Commission Seeks Performers for Holiday Celebration
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks LA County youth and adult community and professional choirs, music ensembles, folk and traditional artists and dance companies to perform in the 56th Annual Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration on December 24, 2015. Interested artists are required to submit...

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...

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When communication ceased between the barricaded suspect and the negotiators for a period of time, deputies made entry into the shed. At approximately 2:30 a.m. Thursday, upon making entry, deputies found a deceased man in the shed.
Armed, Suicidal Suspect Found Dead in Shed
Does the Valencia Water Co. Shareholders Commitee have so little concern for the taxpayers’ money they are supposed to be overseeing? Do they not think a $73 million investment needs oversight? Or are they hiding something from the public?
$200 to Pass Go | Commentary by Lynne Plambeck
Executive Director Rachelle Dardeau is leaving the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center after nearly four and a half years of serving the local growing senior community, officials said Wednesday.
Top Exec Dardeau Leaving as Senior Center Plans to Expand Role
1970 - Groundbreaking of County Civic Center in Valencia [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty to corruption charges, the Santa Clarita City Council approved a move that will accelerate a plan for Old Town Newhall and the SR-126 bridge construction is quickly approaching completion.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The Circle of Hope Inc. Board of Directors has regretfully accepted the resignation of Executive Director Ray Tippet. As of July 1, Tippet will consider himself "retired" and plans to spend his newfound time with family, friends, and do some traveling.
Circle of Hope’s Tippet Announces Retirement
After Santa Clarita Valley records by Austin O'Neil (3K), Shannon Murakami (5-mile and 5K road) and Ashley Heys (HS 5-mile), we thought we'd look at some of the other records that could potentially be broken this year.
XC: Ten SCV Records That Could Fall In 2016
The 43rd Annual Annie Awards, the biggest honors in animation, ere held Saturday, and Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out" by Pete Docter (CalArts '90) was the big winner. And that's not all, folks.
CalArtians Win Top Animation Awards
The Master’s College golf team kicked off its spring schedule by placing fifth out of a field of 15 teams after carding a collective score of 910 (307-305-298) at the CSUSM Fujikura Invitational.
Mustang Golf Starts Off Spring Slate
Matt Janes drove in a career-high four runs and two teammates added three rbi apiece as The Master's College walloped Claremont 19-7 Tuesday afternoon in the San Gabriel Valley.
Janes Leads Mustangs Past Claremont
The Master’s College women’s basketball team improved its record to 21-3 (11-1 GSAC) after beating Biola University 68-53 at Chase Gym in La Mirada.
Lady Mustangs Run Past Eagles For 21st Victory
Reid Shackelford scored a game-high 31 points and it still wasn't enough as tenth-ranked Biola scored the game's first six points and forged a 20-point lead in the first half en route to an 83-70 win over The Master's College Tuesday evening.
Biola Routs Mustangs in 13-Point Win
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal investigators during a probe of the county's jail system.
Ex-Sheriff Baca Pleads Guilty to Obstruction Charges
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is searching for a suspect involved in a bank robbery Wednesday morning.
Man Robs U.S. Bank in Valencia
From family movie nights to fitness classes, there’s something for all ages at the Canyon Country Community Center in February and March.
Fun Family Offerings at CC Community Center
An Agua Dulce man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter after an alleged solo DUI crash in which his friend was killed and two others were injured, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Agua Dulce Man Pleads Not Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter
The College of the Canyons baseball team in still undefeated, after an 8-3 win over Rio Hondo College in Tuesday's 'Home Opener' to cap a two-game sweep of the Roadrunners.
COC Downs Rio Hondo in Home Opener 8-3
Deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are currently searching for an individual in the Canyon Country area who deputies say has a warrant out for his arrest.
Deputies in Search of Individual in Canyon Country
If passed, AB 1866 would give voters the chance in November 2016 to terminate the Bullet Train and repurpose up to $8 billion to water programs including desal, wastewater treatments and recycling facilities, reservoirs, water conveyance infrastructure and aquifer recharge.
Wilk Bill to Ballotize Swap of Train Funds for Water
On the last week of January, Junior High and High Schools all across Santa Clarita participated in the city’s Drug Free Youth in Town X-Week event.
SCV Schools Participate in DFYIT Program
Single Mothers Outreach has announced that DaAnne Smith, executive director of SMO, has decided to retire in June and join the board of directors, starting an orderly leadership transition over the next four months.
Executive Director of Single Moms’ Charity to Retire
As the first exhibition of the spring 2016 semester, the College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present “Art-Work: Selections from the Visual Arts Faculty” beginning Tuesday, Feb. 16.
COC Art Gallery Presents Faculty Members’ Work
At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presents “Henry,” a 5-year old Miniature Pinscher ready to be adopted.
Antonovich Pet of the Week (2-10-2016): Henry
Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced he received a 100 percent voting record from the National Federation of Independent Business for his efforts to protect and promote small business in 2015.
Wilk Gets Perfect Score for Small Business Voting Record
As a tune-up for an upcoming student soaring day, the Southern California Soaring Academy is bringing a glider to SCVi Charter School to give students who are studying aerodynamics an up close and personal look at the flying machine.
SCVi To Host Glider for Aerodynamics Students
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has offered a $20,000 reward in exchange for information leading to, locating, or apprehending a registered sex offender.
County Supes Offer 20K Reward for Sex Offender
Canyon Springs Elementary School has announced significant improvement in student scores under the No Child Left Behind program and will celebrate at their board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Canyon Springs Elementary to Celebrate Higher Scores
Together with Jackie and Gene Autry, Founding President Joanne Hale (1928-1916) and her husband Monte (1919–2009) were instrumental in the creation, planning, construction, and continued growth of the Autry Museum.
Autry Museum Announces Death of Founding President
Update from Rep. Steve Knight's 25th Congressional District.
Knight Watch: Aeronautics, Gas Leaks, more
2013 - Motion picture helicopter provider David Gibbs of Valencia and two others are killed in crash at Acton movie ranch; Hollywood's deadliest on-set incident since triple-fatal "Twilight Zone Movie" helicopter crash in Valencia in 1982 [report]