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February 10
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]


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Circle of Hope’s Tippet Announces Retirement
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Ray Tippet [Circle of Hope] – 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. Ray...

Ex-Sheriff Baca Pleads Guilty to Obstruction Charges

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal investigators during a probe of the county’s jail system. In a plea agreement filed Wednesday morning in United States District Court, Baca admitted that he lied to the FBI and the United States Attorney’s...

Wilk Bill to Ballotize Swap of Train Funds for Water

Assemblyman Scott Wilk introduced Assembly Bill 1866 on Wednesday to allow voters to cancel the High-Speed Rail Project and redirect those funds to vital water projects such as storage and conveyance, as well as desalination. “The $68 billion Bullet Train is the largest public works project in the...

Executive Director of Single Moms’ Charity to Retire

[SMO] – 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. Smith’s decision to retire will bring to a close a remarkable tenure...

SCVi To Host Glider for Aerodynamics Students

[SCVi Charter School] – 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. “These learners are studying most of...

Knight Watch: Aeronautics, Gas Leaks, more

This week’s 25th Congressional District update from U.S. Rep. Steve Knight:   NASA Aeronautics Last week I spoke at a Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing about the need to properly fund NASA’s aeronautics programs, which are essential to the future of American space exploration....

Knight Bill Would Advance Drone Development, Strengthen Cyber Defenses, more
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

File photo [Rep. Knight] – U.S. Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, introduced legislation Monday that would allow the Federal Aviation Administration to continue and expand upon its research, engineering, and development programs through 2019. H.R. 4489, the FAA Leadership In Groundbreaking High-Tech...

NCWD, CLWA Launch ‘Our SCV Water’ Website

The Newhall County Water District and Castaic Lake Water Agency have launched a new website, OurSCVWater.com, to provide information about the possibility of combining into a single new valley-wide water agency. The new site was announced last week at a joint community workshop NCWD and CLWA hosted to...

Supervisors OK Comprehensive Homeless Plan

[L.A. County CAO] – Signaling a commitment to tackling the problem of homelessness across jurisdictional lines, the County and City of Los Angeles adopted comprehensive action plans Tuesday to help the thousands of people living without shelter in our communities. These plans, supported by the...

14 Saugus District Schools Approved for State Gold Ribbon

Fourteen schools’ applications from the Saugus Union School District were approved in the Gold Ribbon Schools’ Recognition Program by the California Department of Education. Of the applications that were approved, eight received scores high enough to bypass a site validation while the other six will...

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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 night’s big winner was Pete Docter (Film/Video BFA 90), who wrote and directed Disney/Pixar’s "Inside Out," with Ronnie del Carmen. Doctor and del Carmen won for Directing for an Animated Feature Production, Writing for an Animated Feature Production and Best Animated Feature.
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]
The Santa Clarita City Council voted 3-1 Tuesday night to move forward with the development of a three-part project in Old Town Newhall including a Laemmle art-house movie theater, a mixed-use apartment and retail building by Serrano Development Group, and a city-owned public parking structure.
Council OK’s Laemmle Theatre, Lofts, Parking Structure
Due to the Santa Clarita City Council meeting running long the SCVTV-Parkway Motors Tuesday night high school basketball game of the week will be replayed twice on Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016.
SCVTV Special Programing Note: High School Basketball Moved To Wednesday
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, introduced legislation Monday that would allow the Federal Aviation Administration to continue and expand upon its research, engineering, and development programs through 2019.
Knight Bill Would Advance Drone Development, Strengthen Cyber Defenses, more
The Newhall County Water District and Castaic Lake Water Agency have launched a new website, OurSCVWater.com, to provide information about the possibility of combining into a single new valley-wide water agency.
NCWD, CLWA Launch ‘Our SCV Water’ Website