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1880 - Pico Oil Spring Mine Section 2 patented by R.F. Baker and Edward F. Beale [story]


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Habitat Women Building Homes for Veterans
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

[News Release] – Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) is excited to announce the 2014 Women Empowerment Build (WE Build). On May 10th, 2014 Habitat will welcome all of North Los Angeles County to be a part of this empowering event where local women join forces to build...

Troop Support Organization Ramping Up Efforts

[News Release] – Operation Gratitude has delivered 1 million care packages to U.S. troops — and counting. But the nonprofit organization isn’t taking any time to rest. It’s ramping up its efforts, professionalizing its approach to managing a network of tens of thousands of volunteers, and...

SCV Marketing Expert Nominated for Business Award
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

[News Release] – Jill Mellady, president of Mellady Direct Marketing, was nominated for the 13th annual Women in Business Awards, presented by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. The awards honor women in business who make a positive impact in the San Fernando Valley region. The awards were...

Hart District Accepting Bids For Centre Pointe Property

[News Release] – The Hart School District has published and posted public notices requesting sealed proposals for purchase of District Office property. Two district-owned properties have been open for bids since April 2, 2014. The Hart School District Governing Board resolved its intention to...

SCV Chamber This Week (4-14-2014)
Monday, Apr 14, 2014

Major League Business Men View Details Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Time:  11:45am Location:  Salt Creek Grille 24415 Town Center Drive #115, Valencia, 91355   Business After Hours Mixer – Logix Federal Credit Union – Valencia Promenade  View Flyer Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Time:  5:30pm Location:...

New Captain’s Outreach Campaign Continues This Week

[News Release] – The City of Santa Clarita will host an Open House Meet and Greet to introduce the community to Captain Roosevelt Johnson, Santa Clarita’s new Chief of Police. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall, located at 23920...

Keep Easter Lilies Away from Your Cat

[FDA] – The white, trumpet-shaped Easter lily symbolizes Easter and spring for many people, and is a popular decoration in homes at this time of year. If you have cats, however, the Food and Drug Administration wants to remind you that Easter lilies – as well as tiger, Asiatic, day and Japanese...

LARC Ranch Seeking Funds for Solar Project
Friday, Apr 11, 2014

[News Release] – In conjunction with our 2014 fundraising efforts, we are looking ahead at the future of LARC Ranch and working hard to ensure that LARC’s valuable programs and services will be available to serve developmentally disabled adults for many years to come. A key element of this...

Amgen Tour Leader Jerseys to Pay Tribute to State History

[News Release] – One of the great traditions in the sport of cycling is that each day of a stage race, riders vie for five unique jerseys to signify the day’s best performances in specific categories. In a unique twist to this popular tradition, each of the special jerseys associated with the...

City Hosting 21st Earth Day Festival Saturday

[News Release] – The City of Santa Clarita’s 21st Annual Earth Arbor Day Festival will be held on Saturday, April 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Central Park.  This free, family-friendly event is presented by the SCV Family of Water Suppliers and will feature eco-themed demonstrations,...

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1880 - Pico Oil Spring Mine Section 2 patented by R.F. Baker and Edward F. Beale [story]
This is a time of year when many focus on rebirth. For me, I’m feeling a reawakening of sorts and am eager to jump into life with added enthusiasm and joy.
Springtime Bucket List | Commentary by Jennifer Fischer
A Santa Clarita tax advisor is adding his name to the list of candidates running for the 25th Congressional District seat. That story plus more tonight on SCV NewsBreak
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, April 18, 2014
The students at North Park Elementary School, Pre-K through Grade 6, have been studying the art work of glass blower Dale Chihuly. The students created art pieces that mimicked Chihuly's famous displays at the Bellagio in Las Vegas and chandeliers. Students learned about the history of glass blowing and about Chihuly's background while creating their own work of art.
North Park Students Create Tribute to Chihuly
Winners of the 2014 “cArt aRt” competition were announced by city of Santa Clarita officials on Friday. Santa Clarita residents transformed recycling bins into works of art and displayed them alongside the environmental services booth at the city’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival on April 12 to be judged by a panel of three city staff members and festival attendees.
Winners Announced for ‘cArt aRt’ Competition
A segment of San Fernando Boulevard under Interstate-5 is scheduled to close permanently in mid-May, California Department of Transportation officials announced Friday.
Portion of San Fernando Blvd Closing Permanently
Sixth grade students from two Newhall District schools had the opportunity to perform in front of professional hip hop artists on Friday, as part of the Universoul Hip Hop program that brings dance education into elementary schools.
Newhall District Students Bust a Move for Education
Two more western actors, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson, were added to Newhall’s Walk of Western Stars Thursday night, as part of the “Rockin’ Rodeo”-themed SENSES block party on Main Street.
McQueen, Bronson Get Their Day in Newhall
Learn the basics of building a planter, fire pit, BBQ enclosure, and low retaining wall by enrolling in the Masonry Basics course at Golden Oak Adult School.
Golden Oak Adult School Offers Masonry Certificate Course
1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
In order to address reports of suicide among college students across the nation, the College of the Canyons Student Health and Wellness Center is hosting a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Event on the Valencia campus.
COC Hosting Suicide Prevention Event
The Valencia baseball team pulled off the comeback of the season against West Ranch and won its fourth Foothill League game in a row.
Valencia Takes Four Games in a Row
Just in time for the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, Old Town Newhall will host a “Rockin’ Rodeo”-themedSENSES block party, from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday.
Thursday’s SENSES Event Gets Cowboy Festival Weekend Started
The Metro Executive Committee decided Thursday to delay approval of a billboard deal Santa ClaritaCity Council members OKed last month, officials said.
County Delays Vote On Metro Billboard Deal
A month after the soft opening on March 10, city, county and state leaders gathered at the Board of Equalization Santa Clarita District Office for a grand opening.
Officials Cut Ribbon on New SCV Tax Office
A 24-­year-­old Palmdale man was sentenced to 70 years to life in prison this week by a San Fernando judge for robbing a Newhall bank in Santa Clarita more than a year ago.
Newhall Bank Robber Sentenced to 70 Years
The City’s annual cArt aRt competition is designed to raise awareness about recycling by encouraging residents to creatively decorate trash carts with paint, art supplies and recycled items. Contestants are provided with a free recycling bin, which serves as the blank canvas for each imaginative entry.
Earth Arbor Day Festival “cArt aRt” Winners Announced
2010 - USPS unveils William S. Hart postage stamp at Hart Park [watch]
Some of the perks you'll receive include a photo and fact sheet about your adopted animal, a certificate of appreciation and recognition galore. And, of course, you can visit your adopted animal any time you wish.
The Animals Need You
A Santa Clarita teacher accused of inappropriately touching a student had charges against him dismissed in court Wednesday. Plus more local news.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) is excited to announce the 2014 Women Empowerment Build (WE Build). On May 10th, 2014 Habitat will welcome all of North Los Angeles County to be a part of this empowering event where local women join forces to build veteran homes in their local community.
Habitat Women Building Homes for Veterans