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2009 - L.A. County Fire Capt. Ted Hall, 47, and Firefighter Specialist Arnie Quinones, 34, are killed in the line of duty on Day 4 of the Station Fire [story]


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Sept. 25: Saugus High Cheer Clinic Open to Grades K-8
Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Saugus High School’s cheerleading squads are hosting a cheer clinic fundraiser Sept. 25 that will teach cheer skills to kindergarteners through eighth graders, who will then have an opportunity to perform during halftime of a Saugus varsity football game in October.  Scheduled 1:30 to 4:30 p.m....

Sept. 13: Tax Seminar, Resource Expo for Small Businesses

Current business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to learn how to comply with California’s often complex tax laws are invited to attend a free Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, Sept. 13. California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Member George...

Help the Children Teams Up with Rotary to Aid Louisiana Flood Victims

Help the Children and the Disaster Relief committee for Rotary District 5280 are partnering to send much needed supplies to the flood victims in Louisiana who are still in desperate need of support. Friend Ships Unlimited is assisting with recieving the much needed supplies and distributing the items in...

New Red Cross Leader for SCV, North Valleys

The earthquake in Italy, recent wildfires in California, and floods in Louisiana remind us that disasters can occur anytime, anywhere, and that the Red Cross is ready to help when it matters most. To make sure that Crescenta, Antelope, Santa Clarita, and San Fernando Valley communities are ready to bounce...

Nov. 21: Hot Bee’s Wax Art Demonstration at B&N

Caryl St. Ama, will demonstrate Encaustic at the Nov. 21 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association. The event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd. St. Ama’s interest developed from installation to painting as she discovered Encaustic; an...

Legislature OK’s Pavley Bill Allowing State Parks Partnerships

[Sen. Pavley] – Advancing the vision of a private blue-ribbon commission to reinvigorate the California state park experience for generations to come, the Legislature has sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to enable the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into partnership with a nonprofit...

Air Unhealthy for Some in SCV Tuesday

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the East San Gabriel Valley and Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, advises people living or working...

SCV Single-Family Home Values Up 9.9% Over 2015
Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Realtors helped closed escrow on 234 single-family and 94 condominium sales during July throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, totals that pulled back from record highs set the prior month, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported on Thursday, Aug. 25. The 234 home sales were 8.2 percent...

Public Hearing Sat. on 138 Corridor Improvement Project

NOTE: SCVNews received the following communication from LA Metro on Aug. 26, AFTER the Aug. 25 public hearing was held.   Review the Draft EIR/EIS and join us at a Public Hearing The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Statement (Draft EIR/EIS) for the Northwest 138 Corridor Improvement Project...

Newhall District Students Excel in State Testing

[NSD] – In 2015, Newhall School District students, in the inaugural administration of the California Assessment Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), scored well above the state and Los Angeles County averages. In 2016, scores improved at each of the tested grade levels (3-6) and subjects...

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Imagine Mom's fury and disappointment when a rich, white, oppressive family stepped up to enslave her son. To Colin Kaepernick's point, he was forced to go to school in this oppressive American culture where he had to attend air-conditioned schools and he was given paper, pencils and books to work with.
Practicing Jerkism | Commentary by Joe Messina
2009 - L.A. County Fire Capt. Ted Hall, 47, and Firefighter Specialist Arnie Quinones, 34, are killed in the line of duty on Day 4 of the Station Fire [story]
The toddler who was taken to a local hospital after falling in a Canyon Country pool earlier this month reportedly died Monday morning, according to a GoFundMe account from the victim's family.
Toddler Found in Pool Last Week Dies at Hospital
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the toddler who was rushed to the hospital after being found unresponsive last week died Monday. Plus, a man is killed in a crash on Angeles Crest Highway and Carousel Ranch's Heart of the West is a success.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 29, 2016
Plum Canyon Road will experience westbound lane closures from Via Joyce Drive to Santa Catarina beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 31, due to construction for the Road Rehab Project.
Road Rehab Coming to Plum Canyon, Aug. 31-Sept. 17
A man who was found in the wash in Canyon Country Monday afternoon appears to have died of natural causes, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials said.
Man Found Dead in Wash, No Foul Play
Saugus High School's cheerleading squads are hosting a cheer clinic fundraiser Sept. 25 that will teach cheer skills to kindergarteners through eighth graders, who will then have an opportunity to perform during halftime of a Saugus varsity football game in October.
Sept. 25: Saugus High Cheer Clinic Open to Grades K-8
This month’s Thursdays@Newhall series kicks off with 10 by 10 on Thursday, Sept. 1. The entertaining variety show is free and features 10-minute performances from 10 different performers at the Repertory East Playhouse.
10-by-10 Brings Entertainment to Main Street Thursday
Current business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to learn how to comply with California’s often complex tax laws are invited to attend a free Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Sept. 13: Tax Seminar, Resource Expo for Small Businesses
Help the Children and the Disaster Relief committee for Rotary District 5280 are partnering to send much needed supplies to the flood victims in Louisiana who are still in desperate need of support.
Help the Children Teams Up with Rotary to Aid Louisiana Flood Victims
To make sure that Crescenta, Antelope, Santa Clarita, and San Fernando Valley communities are ready to bounce back after disaster, Raul Claros has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the American Red Cross’ Northern Valleys Chapter.
New Red Cross Leader for SCV, North Valleys
Caryl St. Ama, will demonstrate Encaustic at the Nov. 21 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association. The event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble.
Nov. 21: Hot Bee’s Wax Art Demonstration at B&N
College of the Canyons was ranked among the top 25 best U.S. colleges for adult learners in Washington Monthly magazine’s first-ever ranking of “Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners.” Ranking at No. 21, COC made the list with 12 other two-year colleges in California.
COC Makes List of Best 2-Year Colleges for Adults
A Canyon Country man died Sunday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Angeles Crest Highway, officials said, leaving behind two small children and a fiancee.
Canyon Country Man Dead After Crash On Angeles Crest Highway
Newhall Public Safety/Crime Report 08/13/16 through 08/18/16
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Newhall
Thirty-four occurrences of West Nile virus have been reported in the Santa Clarita Valley so far this season, double the number from three weeks ago.
West Nile Virus Cases in SCV Now Number 34
The Legislature has sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to enable the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into partnership with a nonprofit entity to conduct such functions as raising private funds to improve parks and marketing the parks to promote increased public visitation.
Legislature OK’s Pavley Bill Allowing State Parks Partnerships
Thousands came together to honor first responders and help victims of the Sand Fire get back on their feet at a benefit event over the weekend.
Thousands Honor First Responders, Help Sand Fire Victims at Benefit Event
The Castaic Lake Water Agency has expanded its online resources by adding a new plant resource guide that is designed to help property owners identify plants that will thrive in the local environment while beautifying landscapes, too.
Which Plants Are Drought Tolerant? Find Out from CLWA
According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the East San Gabriel Valley and Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
Air Unhealthy for Some in SCV Tuesday
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that the designation spanning 16 counties in California was needed for the conservation of the Yosemite toad, Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, and the northern distinct population segment of the mountain yellow-legged frog.
Feds Designate Critical Habitat for Scarce Frog, Toads
1916 - Actor George Montgomery, 1991 Newhall Walk of Western Stars honoree, born in Montana [story]
Curtis Howe Springer established a health spa and mineral springs at Zzyzx. There was a natural spring in the area called Soda Springs. He bottled this water to sell to thirsty travelers in the desert. He set up his wife and himself in a ranch, filed mining claims for 12,800 acres of land on this spot, and imported animals to make his ranch more appealing to visitors.
Last Word in Health
1962 - Valleywide brush fire consumes Gene Autry's Melody Ranch movie town in Placerita Canyon [story]
COC got its season off to a strong start with a second place finish by the women's team, before the men's squad raced to fourth place.
COC Cross-Country Off to Strong Start
The Master’s University volleyball team improved its record to 4-2 after beating the Oregon Institute of Technology Owls in three sets (25-19, 26-24, 25-16) Saturday afternoon on Bross Court.
Volleyball: The Master’s Women Handle Owls, Improve to 4-2
The Master’s University women’s soccer team upended No. 23 Carroll College 2-1 Saturday afternoon in Atherton on the campus of Menlo College.
Lady Mustangs Fight Off Carroll College 2-1
1952 - Actor & CalArts grad Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) born in New York [link]
The median price of the 234 homes that changed owners ast month came in at $560,000, up 9.9 percent compared to July 2015.
SCV Single-Family Home Values Up 9.9% Over 2015
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a five-car collision leaves on man in the hospital. Plus, high school football starts tonight. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, August 26, 2016
Imagine forgetting the most significant and defining moments of your life. All of those moments of intense passion or overwhelming happiness, the moments of loss that tore you down or made you stronger than before – all of them begin to fade away.
No Surrender | Commentary by Eric Inneo
The Master’s University women’s soccer team battled to a scoreless double-overtime draw Thursday afternoon against the UC Merced Bobcats on the campus of Menlo College in Atherton.
Lady Mustangs Battle Merced to a Scoreless Draw
The name has changed, at least with a slight variation, but the results were much the same as The Master's University men's soccer team used a couple of early goals to beat Westminster of Utah 2-0 in the season opener for the Mustangs.
Mustang Soccer Season Opens with Win in Salt Lake
Three CalArts students are among the winners of this year's Princess Grace Awards, given to emerging artists in theater, dance and film in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships and fellowships.
3 CalArts Students Win Princess Grace Awards
The public hearings provide an opportunity to learn about the proposed project alternatives through displays and a short presentation summarizing the results of the environmental analysis. Attendees will be able to provide verbal and written comments.
Public Hearing Sat. on 138 Corridor Improvement Project
In 2016, scores improved at each of the tested grade levels (3-6) and subjects (mathematics and English-language arts).
Newhall District Students Excel in State Testing