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1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [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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Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the death of Leslie Long, a 20-year-old Palmdale resident whose body was found Dec. 8, 1978, at the base of a small hill off the 14 Freeway at Soledad Canyon Road in Acton, three days after she went missing.
2 Arrests Made in 37-Year-Old Acton Murder Case
Charter Communications Inc. and Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Charter to merge with Time Warner Cable. The deal values Time Warner Cable at $78.7 billion. Charter will provide $100.00 in cash and shares of a new public parent company ("New Charter") equivalent to 0.5409 shares of CHTR for each Time Warner Cable share outstanding.
Charter to Buy Time Warner Cable for $79B
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital invites the community to give the gift of life by donating blood during its summer blood drive on Tuesday, June 2, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Henry Mayo Center Education Center, Rooms 5 and 6 on the hospital’s campus.
June 2: Blood Drive at Henry Mayo Hospital
Last week, after several alumni complaints, Boston University president Robert Brown condemned the racist tweets, sending an email to faculty: “We are disappointed and concerned by statements that reduce individuals to stereotypes on the basis of a broad category such as sex, race or ethnicity.” Even so, the school refused to rescind Professor Gundy's employment offer.
No Honor, Integrity Required | Commentary by Joe Messina
The Newhall County Water District is on the verge of launching a mobile app to allow residents to report excessive water use. Customers can take photos or videos of inefficient use and send it anonymously to the District with a specific location. The Valencia Water Co. and the Santa Clarita Water Division do not have an app, but all three districts have similar programs in place to report water waste through their website.
Water Utilities Making it Easy to Report on Neighbors
Santa Clarita Valley is on pace to see double the drug overdoes from 2014 if the current pace continues, according to Sheriff’s Station officials.
Drug Overdoses Double Across SCV
1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment isn’t satisfied with a court ruling that cleared the way for the Castaic Lake Water Agency to own and operate the Valencia Water Co. SCOPE filed a notice of appeal Thursday.
SCOPE Appeals CLWA Takeover of Valencia Water
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, A woman was arrested after attempting to light her neighbors house on fire. Plus, see how Eternal Valley’s 27th annual memorial day event showcased our fallen warriors on Monday morning. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight’s edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The annual Elks Lodge Car Show and Chili Cook-Off returns to town on Saturday, June 6 for a day filled with fun and familial activities.
Elks Lodge to Host Car Show and Chili Cook-Off
Old Town Newhall clears its floor for the artistic and musical duet event ArtSlam and JAM Session once again on June 6 at 6 p.m.
African Dance and Drums Coming to Old Town Newhall
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight has announced a new location for his Santa Clarita Valley District Office.
Congressman Setting Up Local Office at Center Pointe
Here's what's news from the Valley Industry Association.
Santa Clarita Valley Industrial News
For those interested in learning more about foster care or becoming a resource parent, Children’s Bureau offers monthly information meetings throughout Los Angeles.
May 30: Foster Care & Adoption Info Meeting at COC
Valencia Pharmacy staffers are celebrating a grand reopening Monday, June 1, at a brand new location on Peachland Avenue by putting their entire store on sale, with 25 percent off wellness center products, medical supplies and pharmacy items.
Valencia Pharmacy Reopening in New Location
This week's events and activities from the SCV Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber This Week (5-26-2015)
A Canyon Country woman was booked on an arson charge early Tuesday morning after she allegedly tried to set her neighbor’s home on fire in Santa Clarita.
Shadow Pines Woman Arrested for Alleged Arson Attempt
May 26, 2015 – The Valencia boys volleyball team lost to Oak Park in three games in the championship match of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs.
Santa Clarita Sports Report: May 26, 2015
A judge sentenced a Santa Clarita man to five years formal probation, 373 days credit for time served and lifetime registration as a sex offender.
CC Sex Offender Gets 1 Year Time Served, Probation
On Saturday morning, senior harrier Charity Schroeder from The Master’s College women’s track & field team competed in the marathon event at the 35th Annual NAIA Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.
Lady Mustang Duo Earns NAIA All-American Honors at Track & Field Championships
On the morning of May 22, Karis Frankian finished second overall in the 10K final with a record-setting time of 36:13, clinching NAIA All-American honors.
Frankian Earns All-American Honors After 10K Performance
The Master’s College men’s track & field team’s time at the 64th Annual NAIA Men's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships finished on Saturday with three Mustang runners competing on the national stage.
Men’s Track Produces Strong Appearance at NAIA National Championships
In its first appearance at the NAIA National Championships since 2012, The Master’s College golf team finished 15th out of a field of 29 competitors after carding a final score of 45-over 1197 (295-306-298-298) in the 64th-annual event.
Masters Golf Finishes 15th at NAIA Nationals
1907 - John Wayne born in Iowa; got start in movies filmed in Placerita Canyon [watch one]