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1946 - Pioneering Placerita Canyon movie producer Trem Carr dies in San Diego [story]
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Walmart on Carl Boyer Drive Celebrates Grand Reopening Friday
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

The storewide remodel of the Walmart Supercenter at 26471 Carl Boyer Drive is complete and, in addition to the many physical changes inside, Santa Clarita residents now have access to Online Grocery Pickup. Following the grand reopening ribbon-cutting at 7:30 a.m., Friday, August 18, Santa Clarita residents...

Nov. 4: Le Chene Murder Mystery Dinner

Le Chene French Cuisine, a long-time Santa Clarita local favorite restaurant along Sierra Highway, has announced that they will be hosting a thrilling Murder Mystery Dinner on Saturday, November 4th, 2017. While featuring an engaging performance by Sharpo Entertainment, this event will also include...

Sept. 6: Tax Seminar for Non-Profits and Exempt Organizations

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration is hosting what will be a highly educational and informative (and free) Tax Seminar for Nonprofits and Exempt Organizations. Some of the topics that will be covered are: Sales & Use Tax for Nonprofits, Employee Taxes for Nonprofits, Compliance...

Princess Cruises to Host On-Board Viewing Parties for Solar Eclipse

For the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse of the sun will pass over the continental United States on August 21, and Princess Cruises guests sailing on six cruise ships in Alaska will be invited to special viewing parties as part of the cruise line’s exclusive Stargazing with Discovery at Sea...

MannKind Corp. Moving from Valencia to Westlake Village
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

MannKind Corp. is moving its corporate headquarters to Westlake Village, after nearly 17 years in Valencia, according to the latest quarterly report it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The biomedical corporation closed the sale of it Mann Biomedical Park property at the Rye Canyon Loop...

VIA School Program Looking for Facilitators to Mentor Students
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

Join the VIA Education Foundation and the Valley Industry Association in mentoring today’s high school students to prepare them for their future. VIA Connecting to Success is a unique workplace readiness program for students of the William S. Hart Union High School District (2500 of them). Now...

Local Orthodontist Offering Free, Custom Mouthguards for Youth Sports
Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Snow Orthodontics is generously providing free custom pressure-laminated athletic mouthguards for each Youth Sports participant. Each player is invited to be fitted for an athletic mouthguard at the Valencia Snow Orthodontics office (click here for office location). To take advantage of this offer,...

SCV Battery Developer Announces Successful Tests
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioSolar, Inc. (“BioSolar” or the “Company”), a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, today announced successful internal tests of a proprietary additive that can improve the performance of silicon anodes in general. Silicon (Si) is one of...

September 9: Chamber-LBA Hispanic Heritage & Awards
Monday, Aug 7, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance will stage its annual Hispanic Heritage and Awards Gala at the Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall on Saturday, September 9 starting at 6 p.m. The event celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in August and hands out awards...

August 16: Legislative Panel Luncheon

A panel of local, state and federal representatives will discuss real estate-related issues at the Legislative Panel Luncheon set for Tournament Players Club in Valencia on Wednesday, August 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Congressman Steve Knight (R-25), California Senator Scott Wilk (R-21), Assemblyman...

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MARKETS & METALS
NASDAQ6221.9146  chart -1.94%
S&P 5002430.01  chart -1.54%
STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarita18.00  chart +0.00%
Biosolar, Inc.0.041  chart +0.00%
Sierra Bancorp25.40  chart -0.90%
Cu Bancorp (ca)35.10  chart -1.68%
Enable Ipc Corp0.001  chart +0.00%
Flex Ltd. - Ordinary Shares15.81  chart -1.68%
Linn Energy Llc Unit Repstg Ltd0.096  chart +0.00%
Linn Co Llc Com Shs Repstg Ltd 0.0431  chart +0.00%
Mannkind Corporation1.40  chart -2.10%
Mission Vly Bcp Ca14.00  chart +0.00%
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated105.37  chart -1.29%
Tejon Ranch Co19.91  chart -0.25%
Us Energy Initiative0.0005  chart +25.00%
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.7.75  chart +0.00%

Apple Inc.157.86  chart -1.92%
At&t Inc.37.60  chart -1.65%
Autonation, Inc.40.96  chart -2.34%
Best Buy Co., Inc.60.15  chart -0.86%
Big Lots, Inc.49.75  chart -1.56%
Barnes & Noble, Inc.7.50  chart +0.00%
Brady Corporation31.95  chart -1.69%
Boston Scientific Corporation26.64  chart -0.15%
N/a24  chart +0.00%
Cbre Group Inc Class A34.91  chart -2.40%
Carnival Corporation67.51  chart -1.97%
Comcast Corporation40.27  chart -2.35%
Costco Wholesale Corporation158.57  chart -0.74%
Curtiss-wright Corporation94.26  chart -1.97%
Cvs Health Corporation78.89  chart -0.45%
Cemex, S.a.b. De C.v. Sponsored9.14  chart -1.93%
D.r. Horton, Inc.36.05  chart -2.12%
Walt Disney Company (the)101.38  chart -0.80%
Edison International79.01  chart -0.95%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Class 55.96  chart -1.29%
Home Depot, Inc. (the)149.67  chart -1.69%
Kb Home22.65  chart -3.98%
Kroger Company (the)22.86  chart -1.00%
Lennar Corporation Class A52.88  chart -2.24%
Laboratory Corporation Of Ameri154.56  chart -1.20%
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.74.12  chart -1.63%
Marriott International97.84  chart -2.45%
Mcdonald's Corporation157.89  chart -0.64%
Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group,6.19  chart -1.75%
Netflix, Inc.166.09  chart -2.29%
Office Depot, Inc.4.09  chart -5.10%
Rite Aid Corporation2.23  chart -2.19%
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.28.45  chart -1.25%
Regal Entertainment Group Class16.38  chart -1.15%
Ross Stores, Inc.53.33  chart -1.91%
Republic Services, Inc.64.13  chart -0.80%
N/aN/A  chartN/A
Starbucks Corporation53.04  chart -0.86%
Smart & Final Stores, Inc.7.20  chart -0.69%
Sears Holdings Corporation8.20  chart -4.09%
Six Flags Entertainment Corpora54.75  chart +0.61%
Sonova N161.00  chart +4.75%
Staples, Inc.10.20  chart -0.20%
Sunpower Corporation9.09  chart -4.82%
Target Corporation56.12  chart -0.34%
Time Warner Cable Inc209.56  chart -0.21%
Ulta Beauty, Inc.241.43  chart -0.82%
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.80.89  chart -0.46%
Waste Connections, Inc.64.17  chart +0.06%
Whole Foods Market, Inc.41.73  chart -0.05%
Waste Management, Inc.75.53  chart -0.62%
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.79.70  chart -1.58%
Woodward, Inc.67.33  chart -3.33%
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1946 - Pioneering Placerita Canyon movie producer Trem Carr dies in San Diego [story]
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The storewide remodel of the Walmart Supercenter at 26471 Carl Boyer Drive is complete and, in addition to the many physical changes inside, Santa Clarita residents now have access to Online Grocery Pickup.
Walmart on Carl Boyer Drive Celebrates Grand Reopening Friday
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, two people have been hospitalized after a major collision. Plus, an acquisition of land near the 14. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday August 17, 2017
Le Chene French Cuisine, a long-time Santa Clarita local favorite restaurant along Sierra Highway, has announced that they will be hosting a thrilling Murder Mystery Dinner on Saturday, November 4th, 2017.
Nov. 4: Le Chene Murder Mystery Dinner
Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today announces that he is one of the 2017 inductees into the Antelope Valley High School Alumni Hall of Fame.
Sept. 22: Wilk to be Inducted into AV High School Hall of Fame
Signups are under way for the Santa Clarita Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which offers participants an opportunity to take a healthy stroll, experience outstanding live entertainment, honor loved ones who have been affected by Alzheimer’s and raise funds to battle the debilitating disease.
Oct. 7: Walk to End Alzheimer’s; Signups Under Way
According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in Santa Clarita Valley Friday.
AQMD: Unhealthy Air Quality Forecasted for SCV Friday
Trammell Crow Company (TCC) andand Clarion Partners are pleased to announce the acquisition of 54 acres of land for the development of The Center at Needham Ranch, a state-of-the-art business park in the city of Santa Clarita, CA.
TCC, Clarion Partners Acquire More Than 50 Acres of SCV Real Estate
The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration is hosting what will be a highly educational and informative (and free) Tax Seminar for Nonprofits and Exempt Organizations.
Sept. 6: Tax Seminar for Non-Profits and Exempt Organizations
For the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse of the sun will pass over the continental United States on August 21, and Princess Cruises guests sailing on six cruise ships in Alaska will be invited to special viewing parties as part of the cruise line’s exclusive Stargazing with Discovery at Sea program.
Princess Cruises to Host On-Board Viewing Parties for Solar Eclipse
Two people have been hospitalized with major injuries after a collision on San Francisquito Wednesday night.
San Francisquito Road Collision Leads to Major Injuries
Caltrans today announced that 32 major “fix-it-first” transportation projects can be accelerated a year earlier than planned thanks to anticipated funding from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.
More Than 30 Caltrans “Fix-it-First” Projects Accelerated by SB 1
Statement from CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison on Recent Events in Charlottesville, Virginia
CSUN President Releases Statement on Charlottesville
The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a traffic collision at Bouquet Canyon and Plum Canyon Roads early Thursday morning.
Firefighters Extricate Trapped Person After Early Morning Collision
Brandon Gold allowed a tie-breaking home run in the sixth inning and the Lancaster JetHawks fell to the San Jose Giants, 4-2, on Wednesday night at Municipal Stadium.
Gold, JetHawks Fall Short Against the Giants
In comments submitted Thursday, Attorney General Xavier Becerra expressed his strong opposition to any attempt by the Trump Administration to open California’s coast to new offshore drilling.
Becerra Vows to Protect State from Offshore Drilling
While Charlottesville violence and protests continue divisive dialogue nationally, Santa Clarita residents gathered to create a place “to be able to come together.”
Community Members Hold Vigil for Charlottesville
1920 - Actress Maureen O'Hara born in Ireland; 1961 "Parent Trap" uses Disney Golden Oak Ranch [story]
Farmers and environmentalists are lining up to battle the $16.7 billion California WaterFix tunnels project proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
Farmers, Environmentalists Join to Fight California ‘WaterFix’ Project
There's a new Grizzly at Golden Valley High School as Matt Sorensen has been named the school's new head baseball coach.
Matt Sorenson New Head Baseball Coach at Golden Valley
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Sheriff’s deputies are continuing to conduct burglary suppression operations in our valley. Plus, Representative Steve Knight sat down with local law enforcement to discuss the current state and future role of policing in the SCV. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The Saugus Union School Board is establishing a committee to advise on the development of policies and procedures for the sale or lease of surplus real property owned by the District.
Saugus Board Creates Surplus Property Advisory Committee
The SCV Sanitation Board has provided an update in its efforts to comply with the state-mandated chloride limit, including finalizing the Recirculated EIR released for public comment in May.
SCV Sanitation Board Finalizing EIR Due August 18
"Music, Volume 1," the latest album by platinum recording artist and CalArts' School of Music namesake Herb Alpert, recently reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums chart.
Herb Alpert’s Latest Album Tops Billboard Jazz Chart
The Castaic Union School District's Governing Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, August 17 at 5 p.m.
August 17: Castaic Schools Governing Board Special Meeting
MannKind Corp. is moving its corporate headquarters to Westlake Village, after nearly 17 years in Valencia, according to the latest quarterly report it filed with the SEC.
MannKind Corp. Moving from Valencia to Westlake Village
CalArts grads Mark Bradford and Sharon Lockhart headline the Un-Private Collection artist talk at the Orpheum Wednesday night, presented by the Broad museum of contemporary art.
August 16: CalArtians Mark Bradford, Sharon Lockhart at Broad in L.A.
Santa Clarita Valley International School has hired veteran coach Ken Erenberg as athletic director, the school announced today.
Ken Erenberg Named SCVi Athletic Director
The Los Angeles Dodgers took the first of the two-game Interleague series with a 6-1 victory over the White Sox at Dodger Stadium Tuesday night.
Dodgers Soil White Sox 6-1 Tuesday
40 oz. to Freedom arrives in Santa Clarita as part of its anniversary tour at Concerts in the Park at Central Park on Saturday, August 19, with showtime at 7 p.m.
August 19: 40 Oz. to Freedom Rocks Central Park
Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today submitted a letter to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation during a public comment period regarding proposed regulations that could lead to the early release of dangerous "nonviolent" inmates and diminish victim rights.
Wilk Urges Public Safety When Releasing ‘Non-Violent’ Felons
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released a statement Wednesday morning, condemning the violence and mourning a death in Charlottesville.
County Commission Mourns Death of Charlottesville Protester
Garrett Hampson, the Cal League’s reigning Player of the Week, slugged a two-run home run to lead the Lancaster JetHawks to a 5-3 win over the San Jose Giants on Tuesday night at Municipal Stadium.
Hampson Stays Hot, Lifts ‘Hawks Over Giants
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested three suspects and seized drugs and weapons in a recent burglary suppression operation.
SCV Deputies Arrest 3, Seize Drugs, Weapons
1947 - Newhall Hardware opens on Spruce Street, now called Main Street [story]