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Pavley’s Heroin Overdose Prevention Bill Goes to Governor
Monday, Sep 1, 2014

The California Senate voted unanimously last week to approve a bill by state Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, to put a life-saving antidote into the hands of first responders to prevent drug overdose deaths. Senate Bill 1438 will equip firefighters, police officers and other first responders with naloxone,...

Sept. 17: Legendary Disney Costume Designer to Talk at Newhall Library
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Alice Davis You might not know the name Alice Davis, but if you have been to Disneyland, you know her work. Much of what you recognize as the look of the park’s attractions was created by this talented costume designer. Already a successful fashion designer, Davis’ first project for Walt Disney was...

Sept. 7: St. Stephen’s Kicks Off Fall Schedule

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church begins its full Fall Program with a bang on Sunday, Sept. 7, starting with its 10 a.m. Worship Service: * St. Stephen’s Choirs return to perform after their summer recess. * Children may be registered for Sunday School Classes & classes also begin. * After the service,...

SCV Chamber News: State of the Chamber Breakfast Sept. 10

Good Afternoon Chamber Members,     Our 2nd SCV Leadership Academy kicked off last week with 16 participants who cross all generational and industry line.   We have young business leaders, college students as well as participants well established in their existing careers or seeking a new career....

Sept. 19-21: OLPH to Host 70th Annual BBQ

Our Lady of Perpetual Help invites the community to join in celebrating “Seventy Years of Happy” at the 70th annual parish barbecue Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 21. What began as a small group of parish families coming together for a day of food, music and games has grown to become one...

Hall, Quinones Remembered on 5th Anniversary of Station Fire
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

[Antonovich] – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, along with Chief Daryl L. Osby and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, marked the fifth anniversary of the Station Fire by honoring the memory of Fire Captain Ted Hall and Fire Fighter Specialist Arnie Quinones. “Ted and Arnie will...

Antonovich to Brown: Plastic Bag Ban Hurts Impoverished Communities

Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized current efforts by the Democratic Legislature to ban plastic bags a deeply flawed proposal that only hits the state’s economically distressed communities in the pocketbook.  The proposed ban on plastic bags will also impose a $0.10...

Latino Chamber Announces Nominees for Awards; McKeon to be Honored

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming gala is more than just an evening to honor local businesses, it’s a chance to honor a longtime elected official. In addition to business awards, there will be a special award presented to Congressman...

Chandler Foundation Helps Qualifying Inmates Reenter Society

Families stepped right up and had a bundle of good times at the first-ever Brandon Chandler Foundation End of Summer Carnival. Everywhere you looked you saw smiles, whether they were playing the boat regatta, eating a snow cone or getting their face painted. Even an ice cream eating contest tested the...

Littlerock Drug Dealer Found Guilty of Using Dogs to Kill Woman

[District Attorney] – A 31-year-old Littlerock man was found guilty Friday in the deadly mauling of a Palmdale woman by a pack of pit bulls, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. The jury found Alex Donald Jackson guilty of second-degree murder, cultivating marijuana, possession...

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Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland is playing for the New York Mets where he's enjoying the second-best season of his career.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 1, 2014
Due in part to California's oppressive tax and regulatory climate, the recession was markedly worse in our state. As a consequence, we ended up with a bigger jobs hole, and we now need more jobs than other states to fill that hole.
Tax News & Views From Sen. George Runner
Prayer Angels for the Military are asking for help from Santa Clarita Valley residents to prepare care packages for deployed U.S. troops. The group is planning to meet Sept. 13, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Newhall Library to fill boxes.
Angels Praying for Help with Care Packages for Troops
Senate Bill 1438 will equip firefighters, police officers and other first responders with naloxone, an antidote that can reverse the effects of prescription painkillers and heroin and abruptly stop an overdose episode
Pavley’s Heroin Overdose Prevention Bill Goes to Governor
1887 - Town of Saugus founded; Saugus and Castaic train stations open [story]
Saugus
I am frustrated by the new top-two primary system where all of the candidates are thrown into a heap for the first pass, and the November election is between the top two vote-getters. The rules are so strict that a November voter doesn’t even have the right to write in a candidate’s name. Isn’t writing in “Mickey Mouse” a time-honored American tradition?
Just Vote ‘No’ for 25th
Labor Day is a day for us to celebrate workers. But who really loves to work? Wouldn’t most people love to have enough money not to have to work? So, why do we celebrate the American worker?
Happy American Dream Day
One person has died as a result of a multi-car collision on Interstate 5 in Castaic. The extent of six others' injuries is unknown.
1 Dead, Several Injured in Multi-Car Pileup
Already a successful fashion designer, Davis’ first project for Walt Disney was designing the live-action reference costume for Princess Aurora in “Sleeping Beauty.” Davis went on to design extensively for Disney, creating the costumes for two of the park’s signature attractions, It’s a Small World and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Sept. 17: Legendary Disney Costume Designer to Talk at Newhall Library
This is the first year more than half of the county’s rabid bats have been found in the SCV. It's been close to that, the last four years, with the SCV accounting for about 40 percent of the rabies cases despite being home to just 3 percent of the county’s human population.
SCV’s Rabid Bat Count Now 15 of 26; Sick Skunk Found in Long Beach
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church begins its full Fall Program with a bang on Sunday, Sept. 7, starting with its 10 a.m. Worship Service.
Sept. 7: St. Stephen’s Kicks Off Fall Schedule
All the latest news from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber News: State of the Chamber Breakfast Sept. 10
William Mulholland’s fame, respect and honor were drowned the night of March 12, 1928, when the St. Francis Dam collapsed. He took full responsibility for the failure and the deaths. He died a broken man in 1935. The story of his life has all the makings of a brilliant Greek tragedy.
The Man Who Brought L.A. Its Water
Our Lady of Perpetual Help invites the community to join in celebrating “Seventy Years of Happy” at the 70th annual parish barbecue Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 21.
Sept. 19-21: OLPH to Host 70th Annual BBQ
2001 - LASD Deputy Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian gunned down in Stevenson Ranch while backing up ATF [story]
On the final day of the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic, The Master’s College volleyball team ended its time with a win over Menlo College at 10 a.m., followed by a loss to Great Falls University of Montana at 4 p.m.
TMC Volleyball: Win One, Lose One on Last Day in Irvine
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, along with Chief Daryl L. Osby and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, marked the fifth anniversary of the Station Fire by honoring the memory of Fire Captain Ted Hall and Fire Fighter Specialist Arnie Quinones.
Hall, Quinones Remembered on 5th Anniversary of Station Fire
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized current efforts by the Democratic Legislature to ban plastic bags a deeply flawed proposal that only hits the state’s economically distressed communities in the pocketbook.
Antonovich to Brown: Plastic Bag Ban Hurts Impoverished Communities
Tamarisk is pretty but it's an invasive species that soaks up the water in the river bed, choking out native plants and animals. On the other hand, eucalyptus trees aren't native, either, but they have become part of the landscape in California, and let’s face it: Eucalyptus can grow in places where not too many other trees can grow.
Native vs. Non-Native
The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming gala is more than just an evening to honor local businesses, it’s a chance to honor a longtime elected official.
Latino Chamber Announces Nominees for Awards; McKeon to be Honored
Families stepped right up and had a bundle of good times at the first-ever Brandon Chandler Foundation End of Summer Carnival.
Chandler Foundation Helps Qualifying Inmates Reenter Society
A 31-year-old Littlerock man was found guilty Friday in the deadly mauling of a Palmdale woman by a pack of pit bulls, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Littlerock Drug Dealer Found Guilty of Using Dogs to Kill Woman
Even many healthcare professionals do not know the difference between assisted living and a board-and-care. When the time comes in our aging process to move from our comfort zone, distinguishing the alternatives can be helpful when making a decision for you or your loved one.
Why Can’t I Live at Home?
Lancaster Station deputies responded to a call about a person screaming in the 43000 block of 7th Street East in the City of Lancaster on Friday at 10:48 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the victim of a carjacking, kidnapping and attempted murder.
Deputies Searching for Suspect in Lancaster Carjacking, Stabbing