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1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]


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Drivers Learn the Hard Way About New Speed Limit on Bouquet
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

California Highway Patrol Newhall officers will be out on Bouquet Canyon Road more in an effort to enforce and educate the public about the new speed limit. The new speed limit on Bouquet Canyon Road, from the Bouquet Reservoir to Texas Canyon, has been reduced from 55 miles per hour, to 45 miles per...

Antonovich Pet of the Week (6-28-16): Benson

At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presents “Benson”, a 2 year old Poodle mix ready to be adopted. Benson is one of many pets available for adoption at a county animal shelter near you. For information about adopting a pet, call the Los Angeles County Department...

State Invites Public Comment on New Science Curriculum

California is updating its science curriculum by gathering public comment on a new framework. The Science Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through grade 12 will provide guidance for teachers, administrators and parents on how a curriculum based on content standards is implemented...

Knight Introduces Veterans Legislation

U.S. Rep. Steve Knight introduced a bill Tuesday that would help veterans recover from post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, chronic pain, and opiate addiction. The “No Hero Left Untreated Act” would establish a pilot program with the Department...

Santa Clarita Artists Accepted to San Fernando Show

Four Santa Clarita Artists Association members have been accepted to the bright, colorful and bold exhibition at La Galeria Gitana in San Fernando. Visitors are welcome to the opening reception to meet with the artists on Saturday, July 30, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. A silent auction will be held from...

Temps to Remain in 100s; Stay Cool With These Tips

A heat wave has hit the Santa Clarita Valley and the surrounding areas. Firefighters are advising locals to beat the heat and stay safe with some suggestions on what to do when temps hit over 100 degrees. With a heat index above 100 degrees through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service,...

Supes Approve $29 Billion County Budget

A budget of nearly $29 billion was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Monday to be used for a range of reforms and services throughout the county. “This balanced budget, while providing essential funding for services across the county, aggressively supports the board’s agenda...

Assembly Panel Approves Pavley’s New Climate Bill

Acting to provide the market certainty that will propel investment in California’s thriving clean-energy economy, an Assembly committee on Monday approved Senator Fran Pavley’s SB 32, a measure that would extend in law the state’s targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through 2030. The Assembly...

FDA Warns of Dangers of Raw Dough

Eating raw dough or batter — whether it’s for bread, cookies, pizza or tortillas — could make you and your kids sick. According to Jenny Scott, a senior advisor in FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, the bottom line for you and your kids is don’t eat raw dough. Even though...

Feds Offering $28K to Count Birds in Santa Monica Mountains

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service issued notice of intent to award a cooperative agreement for monitoring avifauna at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Simi Hill in California. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $28,000. The...

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A half-acre brush fire was reported near Davenport Road and Agua Dulce Canyon Road Tuesday evening.
Half-Acre Brush Fire Reported in Agua Dulce
Four children were among the six killed in a fiery crash Tuesday morning after a minivan was struck by a semi-truck on the southbound 5 freeway near Gorman.
4 Children Among 6 Killed in I-5 Crash Near Gorman
California Highway Patrol Newhall officers will be out on Bouquet Canyon Road more in an effort to enforce and educate the public about the new speed limit.
Drivers Learn the Hard Way About New Speed Limit on Bouquet
Awesometown Vapors shop is giving away an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle with a raffle for customers.
Local Vape Shop to Give Away AR-15 Rifle
Two suspects are in custody after leading CHP Officers on a pursuit down the Southbound Interstate-5.
Two Suspects in Custody After High Speed Chase Ends in Los Feliz
Santa Clarita Valley sheriffs are searching for the suspect of a robbery that occurred at a check-cashing store in Canyon Country around 1:45 p.m.
Deputies Search for Suspect in Canyon Country Robbery
At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presents “Benson”, a 2 year old Poodle mix ready to be adopted.
Antonovich Pet of the Week (6-28-16): Benson
California is updating its science curriculum by gathering public comment on a new framework.
State Invites Public Comment on New Science Curriculum
On Friday, June 26, 2016 The Santa Clarita Aquatic Center along with water parks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe hosted the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson to promote this year’s theme: Swimming Lessons Save Lives.
World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Aims to Save Lives
A planned power outage is currently affecting 533 residents near Highland Elementary School in Saugus as temperatures reach into the 100s Tuesday.
533 Affected by Planned Power Outage in Saugus
Santa Clarita officials canceled a summer camp Tuesday after a camp supervisor allegedly left children in triple-digit heat, officials said.
Summer Camp Cancelled After Kids Left Out in Heat
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight introduced a bill Tuesday that would help veterans recover from post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, chronic pain, and opiate addiction.
Knight Introduces Veterans Legislation
Four Santa Clarita Artists Association members have been accepted to the bright, colorful and bold exhibition at La Galeria Gitana in San Fernando.
Santa Clarita Artists Accepted to San Fernando Show
A heat wave has hit the Santa Clarita Valley and the surrounding areas. Firefighters are advising locals to beat the heat and stay safe with some suggestions on what to do when temps hit over 100 degrees.
Temps to Remain in 100s; Stay Cool With These Tips
A budget of nearly $29 billion dollars was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Monday to be used for a range of reforms and services throughout the county.
Supes Approve $29 Billion County Budget
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting residents, property owners and businesses to a community meeting to learn about how they might be impacted by proposed revisions to Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps, also known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the Santa Clarita area.
City Invites Community to Discuss Changes to FEMA Flood Maps
Acting to provide the market certainty that will propel investment in California’s thriving clean-energy economy, an Assembly committee on Monday approved Senator Fran Pavley’s SB 32, a measure that would extend in law the state’s targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through 2030.
Assembly Panel Approves Pavley’s New Climate Bill
Two suspects were arrested in Canyon Country Sunday night after allegedly leaving Home Depot with a shopping cart full of stolen merchandise and fleeing in a stolen vehicle.
Theft from Home Depot Leads to Arrests
Eating raw dough or batter—whether it’s for bread, cookies, pizza or tortillas—could make you and your kids sick.
FDA Warns of Dangers of Raw Dough
Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3, Public Safety Report for the week of 06/20/16 to 06/26/16.
Crime Blotter: Car Burgled, 3 Tailgates Stolen in Stevenson Ranch
The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service issued notice of intent to award a cooperative agreement for monitoring avifauna at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Simi Hill in California.
Feds Offering $28K to Count Birds in Santa Monica Mountains
If the libs like the European lifestyle so much, why don’t they just move to Europe? It’s already there. Isn’t it a real sign of insanity when what you want is right in front of your eyes and you don’t go to it?
Rule Britannia
1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]
The Board of Equalization announced Monday the state excise tax on gasoline will drop by 2.2 cents per gallon beginning July 1, 2016.
BOE Announces Lower Gas Taxes in July
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, lots of events happened this past weekend. Plus, Placerita Junior High School students spent the week at SCVTV last week to learn about production.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, June 27, 2016
Castaic Lake Water Agency, CLWA Santa Clarita Water Division, Los Angeles County Waterworks District #36, Newhall County Water District and the Valencia Water Company have released their annual water quality report.
SCV Water Suppliers Release Annual Water Quality Report
Upcoming events and activities from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber of Commerce This Week (6-27-2016)
See a special presentation of a classic silent movie, complete with a view of the summer night sky at the "Silents Under the Stars," presented by the Friends of Hart Park and the Museum with L.A. County Parks on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m.
Aug. 13: ‘Silents Under the Stars’ Event Returns to Hart Park
With temperatures reaching into the 100's, Los Angeles County firefighters are warning the community to watch for signs of heat exhaustion.
Fire Department Warns of Heat Exhaustion Symptoms, Prevention
The Triumph Foundation is planning to host their "Let'em Roll Casino Night" on July 30 to raise funds to support their services.
Triumph Foundation Early Bird Ticket Sales End Soon
The air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals on Monday.
Air in SCV Unhealthy on Monday
The Santa Clarita Valley SELPA encourages parents or community members who know of a child who may have special needs to contact their local school district office.
Special Needs Families Encouraged to Contact School Districts
Amazon recently released their lineup for its latest “pilot season," which includes a CalArts alumna's show 'Toasty Tales.'
Viewers Can Choose CalArts Alum’s Animated Series to Run on Amazon
Many Santa Claritans have their favorite regularly photographed locations on your photo roll or tucked away in a scrapbook. Have you captured them all?
Top 12 Locations to Photograph in Santa Clarita
A 50-year-old woman reportedly died after chasing a reportedly mentally ill man through a Valencia housing complex around 12:30 a.m.
Woman Dies After Chasing Man Through Complex