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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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Trump taking on the mainstream media's favoritism of the left is to be hailed. Unfortunately, Trump’s ego spirals him into orbit with no filter. One would think with his power and the circles he runs in, he’d be a bit more sophisticated. Shame on me for setting a bar for Trump. I learned long, long ago that money doesn’t translate into class.
The Disappointing Donald | Commentary by Betty Arenson
1867 - Harald Sandberg born in Norway; built Sandberg's Summit Hotel on the Ridge Route [story]
Palmdale Station Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle used in two trailer thefts from Agua Dulce Storage on Davenport Road.
Wanted: Info on Trailer Thefts in Agua Dulce
Santa Clarita City Council agenda for Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.
Council Tuesday: Lost Cyn. Bridge Widening; Bouquet Cyn. Senior Apts.
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a local restaurant is hut down due to health code violations. Plus, September is National Suicide Prevention Month and various organizations in Santa Clarita are here to help. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, September 3, 2015
Born and brewed in Southern California since 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is the oldest and largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the United States.
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Has a New Leader
Organizers behind a statewide ballot initiative announced Thursday they have collected 109,000 signatures – or more than a quarter of the goal – in just three weeks of talking with voters across the state. It comes on the heels of a recent statewide poll showing 68 percent of California voters support the measure, according to SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West, which is sponsoring the measure.
Union Touts Public Support for Its Statewide $15 Minimum Wage Initiative
The New Revolution, the beloved steel roller coaster that has thrilled more than 45 million guests in its 40-year reign at the park, will be repainted a brilliant white and blue color, while newly designed trains will be fitted with lap and calf bars and will feature red, white and blue colors with a silver eagle hood adornment. For coaster fans, the elimination of shoulder harnesses will provide a smoother, sleeker ride experience with more airtime.
Six Flags to Revolutionize Revolution (Video)
The court session lasted for more than an hour and the justices asked many questions, said John Buse, the senior counsel and legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the plaintiffs.
High Court Hears Oral Arguments in Newhall Ranch Suit
The sensational, genre-crossing jazz-pop orchestra Pink Martini has been added to the 2015-16 Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center season with a one-night-only performance scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.
Pink Martini Added to COC Performing Arts Center Lineup
Wilk's Assembly bill 85 clarifies existing law so that state agencies such as the California High Speed Rail Authority will no longer be able to hold closed door meetings without public oversight.
Wilk Bill Shining Light on High-Speed Rail Authority Passed to Governor
Ryan Hughes and the Cory Tarrant Forever Young Foundation are pairing up to offer a free Motocross Safety Awareness School on Sunday, Sept. 13, form 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the MX-126 track in Piru, where Tarrant crashed and later died at age 17 in 2012.
Sept. 13: Cory Tarrant Fdn. Hosts Motocross Safety School
The Master’s College women’s soccer team scored a season-high two goals in a 3-2 loss to the NCAA D.III Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens Tuesday afternoon in Claremont.
Mustangs Women’s Soccer Falls Short Against Pomona-Pitzer
Beginning on Oct. 1, 2015, the Department of Regional Planning may accept nomination applications to designate landmarks and historic districts located in the unincorporated communities of Los Angeles County.
Starting Oct. 1: Public Can Seek Historic Status for Buildings, Districts in Non-City Areas
One of the La Cocina locations in the Santa Clarita Valley is closed after Los Angeles County Public Health officials found vermin in the Mexican restaurant.
Health Department Shuts La Cocina on Seco
Most of the published reactions to the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to cancel Cemex’s Soledad Canyon mining contracts have been nothing short of naïve. Simply put, it’s a little soon to be singing, “Ding Dong, the Witch Is Dead,” while the witch still has a few flying monkeys circling over Soledad Canyon.
Cemex: Beware Flying Monkeys | Commentary by Andrew G. Fried
The City of Santa Clarita Arts & Events Office is seeking art entries for an exhibit that will feature abstract art in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall. This opportunity is for artists located in L.A. County.
Call for Artists: For Abstract Exhibit at City Hall
School’s back in for local kids, but that doesn’t mean all the fun is over. On Saturday mornings starting at 9:30, SCVi Charter School on Hasley in Castaic hosts a drum circle for kids of all ages.
SCV Entertainment Beat
An exciting season awaits The Master’s College men’s basketball team as its 2015-16 schedule has been announced.
Master’s Men’s Basketball Announces 2015-16 Season Schedule
Head Coach Les Robinson and Dr. Matthew Dixon, Director of Athletics and Physical Education at Trinity Classical Academy have successfully transitioned the Knights from 8-man to 11-man football and will host Desert Christian Academy
Trinity Knights Ready For First 11-Man Football Season
After a record-setting season that saw the Cougars clinch their second consecutive Western State Conference (WSC) title, the College of the Canyons women's volleyball team is looking to expand on that success.
Canyons Volleyball Hopes To Stay Hot After Record-Setting 2014 Season
Caltrans will portions of Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) from Golden State Freeway (I-5) to Sand Canyon Road as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.
SR-14 Lane Closures, Sept. 8-12
Nationwide data from NHTSA for Labor Day weekend 2014 show 38 percent of all crash fatalities involved a driver with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher. One in five child passenger deaths were in drunk driving crashes.
CHP Out in Force This Labor Day Weekend
Valencia: Zone 5 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the Week of 08/24/2015 to 08/31/2015
Crime Blotter: Burglaries, Car Thefts in Valencia