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1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "The Abyss") born in New Jersey [timeline]


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Dec. 6-7: Fiesta of Lights at Rancho Camulos
Friday, Nov 28, 2014

Santa Clarita residents are invited to Rancho Camulos Museum for “A Fiesta of Lights” on Dec. 6 and  7 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stroll the enchantingly lighted gardens, view handmade and unique decorations, visit the traditionally adorned historic buildings, join the festivities, and enjoy holiday...

Antonovich Pet of the Week: Ajax

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presented Ajax, a 3-month-old chihuahua mix, as his pet of the week. Ajax is one of many pets available for adoption at a county animal shelter near you. For information about adopting a pet, call...

SCV Nonprofit Bringing Christmas Cheer to Newly Paralyzed

Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Santa Clarita, begins its annual Christmas Care Basket Outreach visiting a dozen hospitals and rehabilitation centers throughout Southern California to bring resources, mentorship, and a message of hope to people that have spinal cord injury. Triumph...

EPA Proposes Stricter Smog Standards; Current Ones Not Being Met

Based on extensive recent scientific evidence about the harmful effects of ground-level ozone, or smog, EPA is proposing to strengthen air quality standards to within a range of 65 to 70 ppb – while taking 60 ppb into consideration – from the current 75 ppb, which is not being attained in...

Nov. 29-30: Holiday Boutique, Craft Fair at Hart Park
Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014

The Friends of Hart Park in cooperation with The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation Park is presenting its 3rd Annual Hart Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair.   Who:              The Friends of Hart Park in cooperation with The County of Los Angeles Department of...

Laura’s Law: Mentally Ill Treatment Protocol Going County-wide
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

Supervisor Mike Antonovich The Board of Supervisors unanimously granted final approval for full implementation of Laura’s Law, a comprehensive, treatment-based approach for the mentally ill — many of whom are incapable of recognizing their illness. “Laura’s Law has proven to significantly...

Dec. 31: Deadline to Get on Wait List for Orchard Arms Senior Housing

The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles is now accepting registrants for its senior only public housing sites located throughout the County.  Registrants may add their name to the seven waiting lists now through December 31, 2014, 11:59 a.m.  The Housing Authority’s family site waiting...

SCV-based Trumpet Retailer Stomvi Launches New Site

Newhall-headquartered Stomvi USA, one of the nation’s top trumpet companies, is proud to announce the launch of its new website. Having gone live last month, the website is designed to improve customer experience and ease of use. While the Stomvi brand is already well known for excellence in the...

CLWA Getting $16.7 Mil. from State; Covers Part of Chloride Remedy

[CLWA] – The Castaic Lake Water Agency has been awarded a $16.7 million state grant that will fund three drought relief projects to help the Agency continue achieving its mission of providing reliable, quality water at a reasonable cost and the region meet the objectives of the Upper Santa Clara...

COC Small Business Center Offers Training for Entrepreneurs
Monday, Nov 24, 2014

Chancellor’s Circle:  Doing Business in California The California Legislature and several state courts have added a litany of new rules, regulations and guidelines that affect all employers in the state.  Failure to comply with recent changes in federal and California employment laws can...

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Cu Bancorp (ca)19.60  chart -0.71%
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Flextronics Inter11.09  chart +0.00%
Linn Energy, Llc18.25  chart -16.86%
Linn Co, Llc16.41  chart -18.24%
Mannkind Corporat6.15  chart -1.76%
Mission Vly Bcp C6.15  chart -2.38%
Quest Diagnostics65.31  chart +1.37%
Santa Clara Valle6.00  chart +0.00%
Tejon Ranch Co Co28.36  chart -1.18%
Us Energy Initiat0.0012  chart +9.09%
Wesco Aircraft Ho13.99  chart -1.13%

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Carnival Corporat44.16  chart +4.84%
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Radioshack Corpor0.82  chart -1.56%
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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Thousands enjoyed a free holiday meal and free clothing at the 10th annual community Thanksgiving event in Newhall.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 28, 2014
Santa Clarita residents are invited to Rancho Camulos Museum for “A Fiesta of Lights” on Dec. 6 and 7 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Dec. 6-7: Fiesta of Lights at Rancho Camulos
Six Flags Magic Mountain officials recently previewed the construction of Twisted Colossus and its first-ever Holiday in the Park event.
Magic Mountain Gives Peek at Coaster, ‘Holiday in the Park’
Canyon Country East, Zone 8 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 11/17/2014 – 11/23/2014
Blotter: ‘Hot Prowl’ Burglary Suspect Nabbed in CC-East
At Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presented Ajax, a 3-month-old chihuahua mix, as his pet of the week.
Antonovich Pet of the Week: Ajax
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball team ended its first round California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) SoCal Regional game the same way it has ended the past 16 regular season matches — with a win
Cougars Travel to Palomar for 1st Round Win
Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Santa Clarita, begins its annual Christmas Care Basket Outreach visiting a dozen hospitals and rehabilitation centers throughout Southern California to bring resources, mentorship, and a message of hope to people that have spinal cord injury.
SCV Nonprofit Bringing Christmas Cheer to Newly Paralyzed
College of the Canyons women's soccer team lost its second round CCCA SoCal Regional matchup on a heartbreaking penalty kick loss against Cypress College at Cougar Stadium.
COC Eliminated from Playoffs on Penalty Kicks
Using a decisive first-half run, NCAA Division II No. 16 Cal Poly Pomona raced to an early lead and went on to beat The Master's College 72-58.
Mustangs Drop One to Broncos
South Valley Church hosted a free Thanksgiving dinner for thousands Thursday at the Old Town Newhall Library in Santa Clarita.
South Valley Church Feeds Thousands
The City of Santa Clarita will host a public ribbon cutting on Wednesday, December 3 at 10:00 a.m. to celebrate the dedication of the Taylor Open Space, which was a primary location for the CBS television series, "The Dukes of Hazzard" (1979-1985).
Dec. 3: Ribbon Cutting for ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ (Taylor) Open Space in Towsley Canyon
Based on extensive recent scientific evidence about the harmful effects of ground-level ozone, or smog, EPA is proposing to strengthen air quality standards to within a range of 65 to 70 ppb - while taking 60 ppb into consideration - from the current 75 ppb, which is not being attained in Los Angeles County.
EPA Proposes Stricter Smog Standards; Current Ones Not Being Met
The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S. dropped from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 17.8 percent in 2013, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC: Adult Smoking Rate Hits All-time Low
Caltrans plans to implement closures December 1-5, 2014, as part of a project that is constructing a new segment of truck lane on southbound I-5 and adding a mixed-flow lane in both directions on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and SR-14.
Caltrans Lane Closures in Newhall Pass, Dec. 1-5
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "The Abyss") born in New Jersey [timeline]
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
The first Thanksgiving was a three-day feast held in Plymouth, Mass., by the Pilgrims in conjunction with the local Indians, the Wampanoags, but it did not include turkey on the menu - much less the other trimmings that are common today including mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, corn on the cob and cranberries.
Gobble, Gobble | Commentary by Paul A. Levine
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: The FBI is telling parents of a digital app that might help prevent a child abduction.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Friends of Hart Park in cooperation with The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation Park is presenting its 3rd Annual Hart Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair.
Nov. 29-30: Holiday Boutique, Craft Fair at Hart Park
The owner of the Santa Clarita Motel has been approved to build a 42-room hotel in Old Town Newhall.
City OK’s 42-room Hotel for Old Town Newhall
If you live in the Castaic area and have a homeowners association, that HOA has very real legal power over what you can and can’t do within the confines of the HOA area. Contrarily, the Town Council can do nothing legally. It isn’t government. It really isn’t anything but a sounding board for citizens so they can MAYBE get some word to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Club Town Council | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
SCVTV's annual Thanksgiving High School Football Marathon shows every game telecast on SCVTV this past Fall starting at 7 am Thursday.
SCVTV to Telecast Thanksgiving High School Football Marathon
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Michael D. Antonovich said his first action as chairman of the Board of Supervisors when he takes the helm next week will be to nominate Supervisor-elect Hilda Solis as vice chair.
Mayor-Elect Antonovich Taps Solis for Vice Chair