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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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July 11: Pet Me Happy Treats Grand Opening
Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

Santa Clarita-based Pet Me Happy Treats, maker of all-natural Artisan Dog Treats with Oregon Blueberries, celebrates its official Grand Opening with a Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Shelter Hope Pet Shop in Valencia on Tuesday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. In anticipation,...

June 30: SBDC Veteran Entrepreneurship Workshop
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

The Small Business Development Center, or SBDC, at College of the Canyons will host a Veteran Entrepreneurship Series Parts 1 and 2 workshop at the University Center at COC on Friday, June 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free for veterans, military (active and inactive) and their spouses, the sessions are...

Princess Cruises Adds 3 Ships to Interactive ‘Ocean Medallion’ Class

SANTA CLARITA – Princess Cruises®, the world’s largest international premium cruise line, announced today that Golden Princess®, Crown Princess® and Ruby Princess® will be the next three ships to feature the Ocean Medallion™ wearable device. The device – powered by a first-of-its-kind interactive...

Upcoming SCV Chamber of Commerce Events
Monday, Jun 26, 2017

Upcoming Events 2017 Patriots Lunch The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, invite you to join us as we salute our local veterans for their leadership in our business community and dedicated service to America. When: July 13 at 11:30 AM Where: TPC...

Princess Cruises to Name Inaugural Cruise Ambassadors in China
Friday, Jun 23, 2017

Princess Cruises has announced that Yao Ming and his wife, Ye Li, will serve as Inaugural Cruise Ambassadors for Princess Cruises in China and officially name the new Majestic Princess during a ceremony and gala celebration. The inaugural festivities will take place aboard Majestic Princess in Shanghai...

Princess Cruises Serves Up Thirst-Quenching ‘Sip & Sail’ Promo
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

Princess Cruises has launched a thirst-quenching deal with its ‘Sip & Sail’ cruise promotion, offering free all-inclusive beverages plus an early booking bonus offer of free specialty dining for mini-suite and suite bookings made before July 5, 2017. All six-to-49-day cruises and “cruisetours”...

SCV Chamber Mixer at Mercedes-Benz Doubles as Pet Adoption Event
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce‘s next “Business After Hours” networking mixer will double as a pet adoption event, hosted by Mercedes-Benz of Valencia on Wednesday, June 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Members of the Mercedes-Benz staff have arranged with SCV-based animal...

New L.A. Radio Spots Plug SCV Business
Monday, Jun 19, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with CBRE, Gateway V, the IAC Commerce Center and Southern California Innovation Park, has launched a radio campaign to promote new industrial and commercial development in the Santa Clarita Valley. The spots are airing on top-rated...

SCV Condo Prices Up 6% on Year
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

Condominiums sold during May in the Santa Clarita Valley had a median price of $370,000, up 5.9 percent over a year ago and only the second time the median hit or exceeded that benchmark since the housing boom of the last decade, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday. The condo...

State Reapproves Wildlife Plans for 21,000-Home SCV Development
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

[CDFW] – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife released the Final Additional Environmental Analysis and re-approved the Newhall Ranch Resource Management and Development Plan and Spineflower Conservation Plan. CDFW approved the project originally in December 2010 after preparing and certifying...

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NASDAQ6234.4141  chart +1.43%
S&P 5002440.69  chart +0.88%
STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarita15.999  chart +0.00%
Biosolar, Inc.0.039  chart -7.14%
Sierra Bancorp24.23  chart +2.45%
Cu Bancorp (ca)35.95  chart +0.56%
Enable Ipc Corp0.0011  chart +0.00%
Flex Ltd. - Ordinary Shares16.64  chart +1.09%
Linn Energy Llc Unit Repstg Ltd0.096  chart +0.00%
Linn Co Llc Com Shs Repstg Ltd 0.0431  chart +0.00%
Mannkind Corporation1.55  chart -0.64%
Mission Vly Bcp Ca13.85  chart +0.00%
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated111.11  chart +1.50%
Tejon Ranch Co20.67  chart -0.19%
Us Energy Initiative0.0005  chart +25.00%
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.10.45  chart +1.95%

Apple Inc.145.83  chart +1.46%
At&t Inc.37.94  chart +0.64%
Autonation, Inc.41.45  chart +1.15%
Best Buy Co., Inc.56.77  chart +1.05%
Big Lots, Inc.47.57  chart -1.02%
Barnes & Noble, Inc.7.50  chart -0.66%
Brady Corporation34.05  chart +0.00%
Boston Scientific Corporation28.12  chart +1.11%
N/a24  chart +0.00%
Cbre Group Inc Class A37.13  chart +2.01%
Carnival Corporation66.10  chart +1.61%
Comcast Corporation39.86  chart +1.55%
Costco Wholesale Corporation160.17  chart +0.57%
Curtiss-wright Corporation90.71  chart +0.91%
Cvs Health Corporation81.25  chart +0.94%
Cemex, S.a.b. De C.v. Sponsored9.39  chart +2.74%
D.r. Horton, Inc.34.27  chart +1.48%
Walt Disney Company (the)106.86  chart +1.38%
Edison International78.09  chart -0.55%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Class 57.38  chart +0.51%
Home Depot, Inc. (the)153.23  chart +0.65%
Kb Home24.06  chart +5.43%
Kroger Company (the)23.35  chart +2.55%
Lennar Corporation Class A52.86  chart +1.48%
Laboratory Corporation Of Ameri152.97  chart +1.78%
Linn Energy Llc Unit Repstg Ltd0.096  chart +0.00%
Linn Co Llc Com Shs Repstg Ltd 0.0431  chart +0.00%
Lowe's Companies, Inc.77.02  chart +0.90%
Marriott International101.98  chart +0.94%
Mcdonald's Corporation154.30  chart +0.38%
Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group,6.75  chart +3.37%
Netflix, Inc.153.41  chart +1.58%
Office Depot, Inc.5.65  chart +1.25%
Rite Aid Corporation3.93  chart +5.08%
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.27.44  chart +0.55%
Regal Entertainment Group Class20.67  chart +1.17%
Ross Stores, Inc.57.78  chart +2.21%
Republic Services, Inc.64.23  chart +0.39%
N/aN/A  chartN/A
Starbucks Corporation59.18  chart +0.37%
Smart & Final Stores, Inc.9.20  chart +2.79%
Sears Holdings Corporation8.01  chart +3.76%
Six Flags Entertainment Corpora61.26  chart +1.26%
Sonova N159.50  chart -1.54%
Staples, Inc.9.93  chart +8.41%
Sunpower Corporation9.58  chart +4.36%
Target Corporation52.06  chart -0.02%
Time Warner Cable Inc209.56  chart -0.21%
Ulta Beauty, Inc.285.28  chart +0.86%
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.77.09  chart -0.22%
Waste Connections, Inc.65.18  chart +0.66%
Whole Foods Market, Inc.42.25  chart -0.31%
Waste Management, Inc.73.52  chart +0.56%
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.76.51  chart +0.66%
Woodward, Inc.68.35  chart +0.49%
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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, local government, law enforcement and fire leaders held a press conference and fireworks demonstration. Plus, The House of Natural Resources Committee passed the St. Francis Dam Memorial Act. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detectives seek the public's help to identify a theft suspect who has committed multiple thefts in Saugus and Valencia.
SCV Detectives Seek Help to ID Theft Suspect
Four Summer Robotics Workshops for young people in grades 5 through 8 are set for NASA's AERO Institute in Palmdale in July.
NASA AERO Institute Sets Summer LEGO Robotics Workshops
Avery Romero homered in his first at-bat and reached base in all four of his plate appearances to help the Lancaster JetHawks defeat the Inland Empire 66ers, 7-1, on Wednesday afternoon at San Manuel Stadium.
Romero’s Big Wednesday Helps JetHawks’ Tinoco to Sixth Win
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and FBI officials are investigating a robbery at the Chase Bank branch on Lyons Avenue in Newhall on Tuesday afternoon.
Suspect in Newhall Bank Robbery Still at Large
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces the Joint Legislative Audit Committee today agreed to his request for an audit of Los Angeles County Homeless Service spending.
Wilk’s Request to Audit LA County Homeless Services Approved
College of the Canyons has continued to meet accreditation standards since the college’s fall 2014 accreditation, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges' Western Association of Schools and Colleges has confirmed.
COC Continues to Meet 2014 Accreditation Standards
Santa Clarita Valley residents are looking forward to the city of Santa Clarita's annual Fourth of July Parade in Old Town Newhall Tuesday, July 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
July 4: Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade
Independence Day Classic runners looking to re-fuel and pancake lovers alike can enjoy the Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club's annual pancake breakfast on Tuesday, July 4 from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
July 4: Rotary Pancake Breakfast
Artist Randall Williams has completed painting a new 20-foot mural for the Domestic Violence Center’s Santa Clarita shelter, commissioned by Logix Federal Credit Union.
Artist Completes New Mural at Domestic Violence Center
Firefighters battle a fast-moving blaze that consumed 850 acres Sunday afternoon and destroyed structures on the Disney movie ranch in Placerita Canyon. Sparked by a car crash, the fire threatened homes on both sides of the 14 Freeway.
Updated: Placerita Fire at 760 Acres, 95 Percent Contained [Video]
The California state tax rate on tobacco products other than cigarettes will increase from the current rate of 27.3 to 65.08 percent of the wholesale cost on July 1.
July 1: Tax on Tobacco Products Spikes Per Prop 56
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Silvertone Singers under the direction of John Swinford will present their "Fifty Years on the Great Broad Way!" concert at the Senior Center on Thursday, June 29 from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 29: ‘Fifty Years on the Great Broad Way’ Concert at Senior Center
Santa Clarita-based Pet Me Happy Treats, maker of Artisan Dog Treats with Oregon Blueberries, celebrates its official Grand Opening with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting hosted by Shelter Hope Pet Shop on Tuesday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m.
July 11: Pet Me Happy Treats Grand Opening
Get your Fourth of July off to a running start by taking part in the 35th Annual Independence Day Classic 5K and 10K Run/Walk at Newhall Memorial Park starting at 7 a.m.
July 4: Independence Day Classic 5K, 10K Run-Walk
Everyone from first-time racers and kids to professionals and enthusiasts are invited to take part in the Santa Clarita PedalFest Racing Series at Central Park, with the first race on Thursday, June 29 starting at 5:30 p.m.
June 30: First 2017 ‘PedalFest’ Race
"Aloha Broha," an exhibit of original art by Cyrus Howlett, will be on display at The MAIN in Newhall from Wednesday, July 5 through Friday, July 28.
July 5-28: ‘Aloha Broha’ Exhibits Art by Cyrus Howlett
The Lancaster JetHawks scored four runs in the top of the first but couldn’t hold off the Inland Empire 66ers in a 14-7 loss on Tuesday night at San Manuel Stadium.
JetHawks Squander Early Lead En Route to Rout Tuesday
1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Chiquita Canyon's expansion is approved by the county. Plus, deputies arrest a man after a standoff in Stevenson Ranch. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to approve the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion Tuesday afternoon with some amendments.
Supes OK Chiquita Expansion; Higher Fees for Non-SCV Trash
LA Summerfest presents the Leslie Berra Singers in a special performance at the Rivendale Park & Open Space on Saturday, July 15 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
July 15: Leslie Berra Singers at LA SummerFEST
The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons will host a Veteran Entrepreneurship Series Parts 1 and 2 workshop at the University Center at COC on Friday, June 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
June 30: SBDC Veteran Entrepreneurship Workshop
Princess Cruises®announced today that Golden Princess®, Crown Princess® and Ruby Princess® will be the next three ships to feature the Ocean Medallion™ wearable device.
Princess Cruises Adds 3 Ships to Interactive ‘Ocean Medallion’ Class
Visitors to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' website were not met with the usual homepage on Tuesday afternoon. Instead, they saw a black screen with text in the middle, displaying what appeared to be pro-ISIS propaganda.
County Supervisors’ Website is Latest Casualty of Hack
Santa Clarita Mayor Pro Tem Laurene Weste cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of the Newhall Pass Open Space, located by the I-5 and 14 interchange.
City Briefs: More Open Space Dedicated
In honor of the Fourth of July, Six Flags Magic Mountain will be transformed into a four-day “All-American” weekend of patriotic festivities from July 1-4,
Six Flags Magic Mountain Hosts Coca-Cola July 4th Fest
Representatives Steve Knight (CA-25) and Julia Brownley's (CA-26) bill, H.R. 2156, the St. Francis Dam Memorial Act passed the House Natural Resources Committee with unanimous support Tuesday.
St. Francis Dam Memorial Act Unanimously Clears Committee
Julia Fulmer, a 16-year-old cancer survivor, is making her directorial debut by calling the shots on "Rachel's Pitch," a new original short film that began shooting in Santa Clarita on Monday.
Teen Cancer Survivor Makes Film Directorial Debut in SCV
Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County fire and law enforcement officials will hold a press conference in Valencia Wednesday to demonstrate the dangers of illegal fireworks.
Pyrotechnics Demonstration to Show Danger of Illegal Fireworks
The California Coastal Commission has reached a tentative settlement with sand mining company Cemex that would lead to the shuttering of a controversial sand-removal operation that residents say is eroding the coast of Monterey Bay.
Cemex to Quit Mining Near Monterey Coast
June 25–July 1 is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, designed to educate the public about the significance of mosquitoes in their daily lives and the important service provided by mosquito control workers around the world.
June 25-July 1: Mosquito Control Awareness Week
The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series in Old Town Newhall, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues in July with a unique blend of music, performances, a beach-themed SENSES block party and much more.
Thursdays at Newhall Brings the Heat in July
Wes Rogers drove in four runs in the first two innings, and the Lancaster JetHawks held off a late Inland Empire 66ers rally in a 9-6 win on Monday night at San Manuel Stadium.
JetHawks Stave Off Sixers to End Skid Monday
A standoff between a man and deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station at Valencia Marketplace this morning has ended peacefully, according to officials.
Updated: Valencia Marketplace Standoff Ends Peacefully
The California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to slow down on the roadways and celebrate responsibly as our country’s Independence Day festivities draw closer.
CHP in Maximum Enforcement Mode on July 4 Weekend