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2009 - L.A. County Fire Capt. Ted Hall, 47, and Firefighter Specialist Arnie Quinones, 34, are killed in the line of duty on Day 4 of the Station Fire [story]


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Appeals Court Upholds Newhall Land’s 4,055-Home Mission Village Project
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

[NLF, Sept. 29] – Newhall Land announced Tuesday that the California Second Appellate District has affirmed the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ environmental review and approval of Mission Village, part of the company’s proposed Newhall Ranch community west of Interstate 5...

June 26-Aug. 28: Summer Evening Movies Outdoors at Hart Park
Friday, Jun 12, 2015

This summer, the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation and the Friends of Hart Park are inviting the community to several outdoor, fun-filled movies in the park. Park visitors can choose among five outstanding family-friendly movies, and the admission is FREE. Bring your blankets,...

County Probation Gets $300K to Monitor High-risk DUI Offenders
Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014

Felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol and other drugs, often with tragic results.  A $300,0000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to the Los Angeles County Probation Department will be making sure that these worst-of-the-worst...

SCV Firm Establishes Office in Valencia for Cannabis Division
Monday, Feb 10, 2014

[USEI] – USEI Cannabis is pleased to announce Monday that the Company is continuing its development efforts and making significant progress in executing its business plan. According to Anthony Miller, CEO, “USEI Cannabis, our subsidiary, is making significant progress toward establishing...

SCV Native, Resident Named Santa Paula Police Chief
Friday, Jul 26, 2013

Chief Steven McLean Steven McLean, an officer who worked his way up through the ranks of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department after overcoming personal challenges, has been appointed Santa Paula’s 14th Chief of Police. McLean, 57, a native of Canyon Country  and resident of Stevenson Ranch,...

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California water suppliers can begin warning and fining residential users for excessive water use during drought emergencies under a bill signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Brown Signs Bill Allowing Utilities to Fine Water Wasters
Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson announced Tuesday that the company acquired The Townhomes at Lost Canyon, a 157-unit multifamily community in Canyon Country, for $61 million
Townhomes at Lost Canyon Sell for $61 Mil.
Country music fans from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley are invited to experience an evening with Rosanne Cash as the beloved Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter takes the stage for a special one night only performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Oct. 1: ‘Date Night Done Right’ with Rosanne Cash at PAC
All available CHP officers will be on duty during the Labor Day Maximum Enforcement Period, from 6:01 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, to 11:59 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5. Drug recognition experts and CHP officers will be on patrol watching for impaired drivers as well as assisting motorists in need throughout the holiday weekend.
CHP Out in Full Force Sept. 2-5
California's drought has contributed to the recent spate of wildfires throughout the state. Emergency tax relief is available if you or your business have been affected. Taxes are the last thing people need to worry about during a tragedy.
Tax News from BOE Member George Runner
California State University, Northridge nutrition professor Terri Lisagor and her husband, Mark, have arranged a planned gift to CSUN that will ultimately leave $1 million to establish an endowed scholarship for students in the Resilient Scholars Program, which serves students who were formerly in the foster youth system, and another endowment that will support faculty research, travel, and professional development in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Couple Endows CSUN Scholarships for Ex-Foster Kids, Family Studies Faculty
Hart High Cheerleaders are happy to invite all young aspiring cheerleaders to Spirit Day, Saturday, Sept. 10.
Sept. 10: Hart Cheerleaders Invite Grades K-8 to Spirit Day
The installation “Elements and Energy” by Santa Clarita artist Janet M. Stanton will be on display through Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Town Center Art Space at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
‘Energetic’ Art on Display at Valencia Town Center
Coming events and activities from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber: Coming Events (8-30-2016)
Chris worked closely with Los Angeles County Fire Department and was well respected and loved by all who knew him. He was an EMT Field Training Officer with American Medical Response (AMR) serving the Santa Clarita Valley. He trained many to respond to those injured and in medical distress. Sadly on Wednesday, his injuries were critical and Chris could not be revived.
Funds Sought for Family of Deceased First Responder
The City of Santa Clarita invites local residents to attend the Walk of Remembrance to promote safe driving and show support for families who lost loved ones in traffic-related incidents.
Sept. 7: Annual Walk, Evening of Remembrance at Youth Grove
September is a great month to take someone new to fishing and show them the ropes.
Sportfishing Update: Free Day Sept. 3; more
Ten men and two women have been indicted for their alleged role in a residential burglary ring that encompassed Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Ventura and Orange counties, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
12 Suspects Tied to Dozens of Burglaries Across 4 Counties
The College of the Canyons women's soccer team started its 2016 season in winning fashion Saturday as the Cougars picked up a 2-0 road victory over Taft College.
Soccer: Lady Cougars Blank Taft in Season Opener
The San Fernando Valley-based coalition advocates a new route alternative for study by the California High-Speed Rail Authority consisting of funding Metrolink and light rail improvements from Palmdale to Burbank in lieu of high speed trains that damage residential areas, the Big Tujunga Wash, the National Monument and Forest, and other sensitive environmental areas.
Aug. 31: Regional Protest Against High-Speed Rail Planned in SFV
Beginning in 2019, Assembly Bill 1066 would gradually phase in standards for farmworker overtime lowering the current 10-hour day level to the standard 8-hour day, and establishing for the first time a 40-hour standard workweek, over a four-year period.
Legislature Votes to Expand OT Pay for Farmworkers
News from around U.S. Rep. Steve Knight's 25th Congressional District.
Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight
Caltrans and the Western Road Usage Charge Consortium (RUC West) have been awarded $750,000 and $1.5 million, respectively, to enhance the existing Road Charge Pilot Program and develop a multi-state road usage charge system regional plan.
Caltrans, Consortium Funded to Study Per-Mile Road Fees
Imagine Mom's fury and disappointment when a rich, white, oppressive family stepped up to enslave her son. To Colin Kaepernick's point, he was forced to go to school in this oppressive American culture where he had to attend air-conditioned schools and he was given paper, pencils and books to work with.
Practicing Jerkism
2009 - L.A. County Fire Capt. Ted Hall, 47, and Firefighter Specialist Arnie Quinones, 34, are killed in the line of duty on Day 4 of the Station Fire [story]
A Canyon Country man died Sunday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Angeles Crest Highway, officials said, leaving behind two small children and a fiancee.
Canyon Country Man Dead After Crash On Angeles Crest Highway
The toddler who was taken to a local hospital after falling in a Canyon Country pool earlier this month reportedly died Monday morning, according to a GoFundMe account from the victim's family.
Toddler Found in Pool Last Week Dies at Hospital
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the toddler who was rushed to the hospital after being found unresponsive last week died Monday. Plus, a man is killed in a crash on Angeles Crest Highway and Carousel Ranch's Heart of the West is a success.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 29, 2016
Plum Canyon Road will experience westbound lane closures from Via Joyce Drive to Santa Catarina beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 31, due to construction for the Road Rehab Project.
Road Rehab Coming to Plum Canyon, Aug. 31-Sept. 17
A man who was found in the wash in Canyon Country Monday afternoon appears to have died of natural causes, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials said.
Man Found Dead in Wash, No Foul Play
Saugus High School's cheerleading squads are hosting a cheer clinic fundraiser Sept. 25 that will teach cheer skills to kindergarteners through eighth graders, who will then have an opportunity to perform during halftime of a Saugus varsity football game in October.
Sept. 25: Saugus High Cheer Clinic Open to Grades K-8
This month’s Thursdays@Newhall series kicks off with 10 by 10 on Thursday, Sept. 1. The entertaining variety show is free and features 10-minute performances from 10 different performers at the Repertory East Playhouse.
10-by-10 Brings Entertainment to Main Street Thursday
Current business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to learn how to comply with California’s often complex tax laws are invited to attend a free Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Sept. 13: Tax Seminar, Resource Expo for Small Businesses
Help the Children and the Disaster Relief committee for Rotary District 5280 are partnering to send much needed supplies to the flood victims in Louisiana who are still in desperate need of support.
Help the Children Teams Up with Rotary to Aid Louisiana Flood Victims
To make sure that Crescenta, Antelope, Santa Clarita, and San Fernando Valley communities are ready to bounce back after disaster, Raul Claros has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the American Red Cross’ Northern Valleys Chapter.
New Red Cross Leader for SCV, North Valleys
Caryl St. Ama, will demonstrate Encaustic at the Nov. 21 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association. The event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble.
Nov. 21: Hot Bee’s Wax Art Demonstration at B&N
College of the Canyons was ranked among the top 25 best U.S. colleges for adult learners in Washington Monthly magazine’s first-ever ranking of “Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners.” Ranking at No. 21, COC made the list with 12 other two-year colleges in California.
COC Makes List of Best 2-Year Colleges for Adults
Newhall Public Safety/Crime Report 08/13/16 through 08/18/16
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Newhall
Thirty-four occurrences of West Nile virus have been reported in the Santa Clarita Valley so far this season, double the number from three weeks ago.
West Nile Virus Cases in SCV Now Number 34
The Legislature has sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to enable the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into partnership with a nonprofit entity to conduct such functions as raising private funds to improve parks and marketing the parks to promote increased public visitation.
Legislature OK’s Pavley Bill Allowing State Parks Partnerships
Thousands came together to honor first responders and help victims of the Sand Fire get back on their feet at a benefit event over the weekend.
Thousands Honor First Responders, Help Sand Fire Victims at Benefit Event