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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce petitions state to pave Spruce Street (now Main); it happens three years later [story]


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Registered Sex Offender Arrested in Santa Clarita During “Operation Safe Halloween”
Friday, Oct 31, 2014

When the Special Enforcement Officers (SEO) set out in the pre-dawn hours of Halloween, they were looking to see if 66 of the Department’s highest risk child predators are in compliance with their court orders ranging from no child porn, computers, phones, to candy or costumes in their homes used to...

CHP Offers Free “Start Smart” Teen Driver Program
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[California Highway Patrol] Collisions remain the number one killer of American teenagers, killing almost as many drivers as passengers, and killing more kids than homicide or suicide. The same holds true in California. Saving teen lives through education is a mission of the California Highway Patrol...

Newborn Safely Surrendered at Palmdale Fire Station
Monday, Oct 27, 2014

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe is proud to announce that the County’s Safe Surrender Program celebrated success for the second time in less than two weeks with the report of a safely surrendered newborn baby girl over the weekend. This most recent safe surrender occurred on October 25, 2014...

COC Professor to Host Tataviam Talk at Newhall Library

They were the earliest known inhabitants of the Santa Clarita Valley.  A Native American tribe known as the Tataviam lived a life unchanged for centuries until a Spanish expedition led by Gaspar de Portola entered the Valley in 1769. From then on, life for the Tataviam would never be the same. The Santa...

NIA Awards $21.8 Million Grant to CSUN to Enhance Biomedical Workforce Diversity

The NIH has awarded CSUN nearly $22 million to make a nationwide impact on enhancing the diversity of the country’s biomedical workforce. Photo by Lee Choo. [CSUN] The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded California State University, Northridge nearly $22 million over the next five years...

Nov 1: Marching Bands Compete in Rampage
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

The award-winning Hart Regiment Band & Colorguard will host the 31st Annual Rampage Marching Band Field Tournament on November 1, 2014 at College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium. About 35 marching bands and colorguard units, including all of the Hart School District high school teams, will join Hart...

City to Cut Ribbon on Newly Acquired Open Space
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, will host a ribbon cutting event on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 1:30 p.m. to celebrate the City’s acquisition and protection of Gateway Ranch. Attendees may park at Newhall Church of the Nazarene, located at 23857 The Old Road, to...

WorkSource Center Hosting Peace Officers Recruitment

[Press Release] – The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is partnering with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to host a Correctional Peace Officers recruitment on Thursday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, located at...

Cowboy Music Takes Over REP for WMA Benefit Concert

The Western Music Association California Chapter is hosting a benefit concert at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall on Sunday, November 2, 2014. Enjoy an evening of great live entertainment featuring music from the hills and valleys of the East to the plains, prairies and deserts of the West. ...

Margo Hudson, Brett Walter Join SMO Board
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

Margo Hudson Margo Hudson, manager of Closet on Main, joined the Single Mothers Outreach board of directors this month. Margo helped launch the opening of Closet on Main, SMO’s upscale resale boutique, in February 2013 and currently manages the all-volunteer staff. An advocate for SMO, Margo shares...

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Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Golden Oak students dressed in their Halloween costumes and collected sweet treats as they traveled “Down the Rabbit Hole" to a colorful tea party at the school's annual Fall Festival.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, October 31, 2014
Charter schools provide a choice for parents to educate their children. Charters are not to be mistaken for pricey private schools, but they certainly provide what public schools are not and possibly, with all of the bureaucracies, bureaucrats and red tape, cannot.
Schools: Public vs. Charter
Doreetha Daniels has never been presented with a challenge quite like the one she’s taking on in the year 2014 — passing a college statistics class.
98 is the New 21 for COC Student
The Hart football team takes on Saugus in a Foothill League game tonight at College of the Canyons.
SCV Sports Wrapup for Oct. 31
Jonathan Kraut, who currently works as a state-trained PI for Net Check Investigations, performs a variety of investigative tasks to uncover the truth about his cases.
No ‘Typical’ Day for SCV Private Investigator
The City of Santa Clarita encourages residents to apply for the opportunity to participate in local government as the City of Santa Clarita representative of the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (District) Board of Trustees. The upcoming vacancy will become available when the current term of office expires on January 5, 2015.
City Seeks Local Rep for Vector Control Board, Applications Due Nov. 21
Special Enforcement Officers conducted their yearly Operation Safe Halloween and found a Santa Clarita sex offender living with children.
Deputies Arrest SCV Sex Offender Living in Home With Kids
A lawsuit over alleged California Voting Rights Act violations prompted a Los Angeles County judge to initiate contempt proceedings against four Palmdale city officials, including a candidate for the 36th Assembly District.
Voting Rights Lawsuit Leads to Contempt Proceedings for Palmdale
Special Enforcement Officers (SEO) set out in the pre-dawn hours of Halloween looking to see if 66 of the Department’s highest risk child predators are in compliance with their court orders.
Registered Sex Offender Arrested in Santa Clarita During “Operation Safe Halloween”
Santa Clarita Valley business owners and Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, met in Valencia on Friday to discuss how to handle small business lawsuit abuse.
SCV Business Owners Attend Lawsuit Abuse Summit
A Canyon Country man accused in his father’s murder was held to answer to the charges.
Canyon Country Man to Stand Trial for Father’s Murder
Golden Valley is still looking for its first league win in over eight years. Will it happen Friday night against the West Ranch Wildcats?
Friday Night Football on SCVTV and KHTS
The Master’s College women’s soccer team finished off its regular-season schedule with a 1-0 victory over the San Diego Christian Hawks at El Cajon.
Lady Mustangs Take Down Hawks
Coupled with wins from Westmont and Vanguard, the loss (5-4-1 GSAC, 9-8-1 overall) dropped the Mustangs (16 points) out of sole possession of third place into a fourth-place tie with Vanguard.
Heartbreaking Regular Season Finale for TMC
While the lowly butterfly cannot bite, cannot hit or punch and cannot kick, it is capable of protecting itself from its usual predators.
Not So Defenseless | Commentary by Paul A. Levine
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce petitions state to pave Spruce Street (now Main); it happens three years later [story]
SCV NewsBreak: Deputies arrested two men on felony charges Wednesday for allegedly causing several thousand dollars in damages at a local golf club.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, October 30, 2014
COBRA detectives believe Isiah Garcia has been using the graffiti monikers of “RANE” and “KASE” for over five years
SCV Detectives Arrest Suspect in 5-Year Graffiti Investigation
Perhaps the event’s most exciting exhibition will be its first ever water bottle rocket launching contest, to be held courtesy of the Astronomy and Physics Club (APC), Engineering Club, and the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) program.
Nov 7: COC to Host Star Party
Jurors found Eric Edwards and Diamonte McGee guilty Thursday in the 2011 Halloween murder in Canyon Country.
Guilty Verdict in Halloween 2011 Murder Case
The Valencia girls swept Golden Valley in three games. The Vikings are game behind Hart in the Foothill League standings at 7-1. They are 19-5 overall.
SCV Sports Wrapup for Oct. 30
Two free history events at Rancho Camulos Museum in Piru will take place on Nov.8 including a Living History Festival, and a fundraiser.
Rancho Camulos Hosting Festival, Fundraiser
Santa Clarita’s Mulligan’s Restaurant and Bar is closing down Friday after more than 40 years.
Mulligan’s Pub Throwing in the (Bar) Towel After 40 Years