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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce petitions state to pave Spruce Street (now Main); it happens three years later [story]


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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...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014

It’s election day. Polls will remain open until 8pm tonight. Results are expected to begin trickling in shortly after that and will be televised on SCVTV. The Santa Clarita Community College District is heading to trial Wednesday over a lawsuit alleging a violation of the California Voting Rights...

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Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Golden Oak students dressed in their Halloween costumes and collected sweet treats as they traveled “Down the Rabbit Hole" to a colorful tea party at the school's annual Fall Festival.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, October 31, 2014
Charter schools provide a choice for parents to educate their children. Charters are not to be mistaken for pricey private schools, but they certainly provide what public schools are not and possibly, with all of the bureaucracies, bureaucrats and red tape, cannot.
Schools: Public vs. Charter
Doreetha Daniels has never been presented with a challenge quite like the one she’s taking on in the year 2014 — passing a college statistics class.
98 is the New 21 for COC Student
The Hart football team takes on Saugus in a Foothill League game tonight at College of the Canyons.
SCV Sports Wrapup for Oct. 31
Jonathan Kraut, who currently works as a state-trained PI for Net Check Investigations, performs a variety of investigative tasks to uncover the truth about his cases.
No ‘Typical’ Day for SCV Private Investigator
The City of Santa Clarita encourages residents to apply for the opportunity to participate in local government as the City of Santa Clarita representative of the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (District) Board of Trustees. The upcoming vacancy will become available when the current term of office expires on January 5, 2015.
City Seeks Local Rep for Vector Control Board, Applications Due Nov. 21
Special Enforcement Officers conducted their yearly Operation Safe Halloween and found a Santa Clarita sex offender living with children.
Deputies Arrest SCV Sex Offender Living in Home With Kids
A lawsuit over alleged California Voting Rights Act violations prompted a Los Angeles County judge to initiate contempt proceedings against four Palmdale city officials, including a candidate for the 36th Assembly District.
Voting Rights Lawsuit Leads to Contempt Proceedings for Palmdale
Special Enforcement Officers (SEO) set out in the pre-dawn hours of Halloween looking to see if 66 of the Department’s highest risk child predators are in compliance with their court orders.
Registered Sex Offender Arrested in Santa Clarita During “Operation Safe Halloween”
Santa Clarita Valley business owners and Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, met in Valencia on Friday to discuss how to handle small business lawsuit abuse.
SCV Business Owners Attend Lawsuit Abuse Summit
A Canyon Country man accused in his father’s murder was held to answer to the charges.
Canyon Country Man to Stand Trial for Father’s Murder
Golden Valley is still looking for its first league win in over eight years. Will it happen Friday night against the West Ranch Wildcats?
Friday Night Football on SCVTV and KHTS
The Master’s College women’s soccer team finished off its regular-season schedule with a 1-0 victory over the San Diego Christian Hawks at El Cajon.
Lady Mustangs Take Down Hawks
Coupled with wins from Westmont and Vanguard, the loss (5-4-1 GSAC, 9-8-1 overall) dropped the Mustangs (16 points) out of sole possession of third place into a fourth-place tie with Vanguard.
Heartbreaking Regular Season Finale for TMC
While the lowly butterfly cannot bite, cannot hit or punch and cannot kick, it is capable of protecting itself from its usual predators.
Not So Defenseless | Commentary by Paul A. Levine
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce petitions state to pave Spruce Street (now Main); it happens three years later [story]
SCV NewsBreak: Deputies arrested two men on felony charges Wednesday for allegedly causing several thousand dollars in damages at a local golf club.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, October 30, 2014
COBRA detectives believe Isiah Garcia has been using the graffiti monikers of “RANE” and “KASE” for over five years
SCV Detectives Arrest Suspect in 5-Year Graffiti Investigation
Perhaps the event’s most exciting exhibition will be its first ever water bottle rocket launching contest, to be held courtesy of the Astronomy and Physics Club (APC), Engineering Club, and the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) program.
Nov 7: COC to Host Star Party
Jurors found Eric Edwards and Diamonte McGee guilty Thursday in the 2011 Halloween murder in Canyon Country.
Guilty Verdict in Halloween 2011 Murder Case
The Valencia girls swept Golden Valley in three games. The Vikings are game behind Hart in the Foothill League standings at 7-1. They are 19-5 overall.
SCV Sports Wrapup for Oct. 30
Two free history events at Rancho Camulos Museum in Piru will take place on Nov.8 including a Living History Festival, and a fundraiser.
Rancho Camulos Hosting Festival, Fundraiser
Santa Clarita’s Mulligan’s Restaurant and Bar is closing down Friday after more than 40 years.
Mulligan’s Pub Throwing in the (Bar) Towel After 40 Years