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1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]


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BioSolar Begins Engineering Phase of New Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

BioSolar, Inc. (OTCQB:BSRC)(“BioSolar” or the “Company”), a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, announced Tuesday that the Company has commenced the engineering phase of its silicon (Si) alloy anode material technology development, a milestone achievement...

Southern Smoke BBQ and Brewhouse Announces Collaboration with Chili John’s
Friday, May 5, 2017

The downtown Newhall restaurant, Southern Smoke BBQ and Brewhouse, has begun serving chili from another popular restaurant: Chili John’s in Burbank. While Chili John’s has been going strong for nearly 70 years, the new menu addition will only serve to add to the popularity of the just over one-year-young...

Providence Hospitals Across Greater L.A. Area Awarded for Stroke Care

The six Providence medical centers across the Los Angeles Area were recognized this week by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke achievement awards program for quality patient outcomes. Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro Medical...

May 24: Hearing on the Rest of Northlake – 3,150 New Homes in Castaic
Thursday, May 4, 2017

Ever wonder what happened with the rest of the Northlake development in Castaic, which has been on the drawing boards since at least 1992, if not earlier? It could be coming – for real this time. L.A. County Regional Planning will hold a public hearing May 24 at NorthLake Hills Elementary School in...

Princess Cruises Welcomes ‘Stanley the Bear’

Bear sightings for Princess Cruises’s guests in Alaska are one of the most highly anticipated experiences during a cruise to the “Great Land.” For the upcoming summer 2017 Alaska cruise season, beginning May 15, all Princess guests will meet a new bear mascot on board named Stanley. Named in...

May 16: VIA Luncheon to Offer Tips for Business Owners, Realtors
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita joins the Valley Industry Association with a special presentation for businesses navigating the permit process. City building official John Caprarelli and Economic Development Associate Denise Covert will explain the permit process and provide helpful tips on how to avoid common...

Aircraft Parts Supplier Wesco Names New CEO
Monday, May 1, 2017

Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc., the world’s leading provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, announced Monday that it has appointed Todd Renehan as Chief Executive Officer and Alex Murray as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Renehan also has...

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Names New Chief Executive

Kelly Linden Veteran health care leader Kelly Linden begins work today as chief executive of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. Linden, with 25 years of diverse experience in health care, was chosen in nationwide search for a new leader. She has a strong foundation in mission-inspired...

Eternal Valley Breaks Ground on New Armenian Garden

Honoring its commitment to provide a welcoming environment for everyone in the communities it serves, Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary, a local Dignity Memorial provider, announced that it will build a special garden designed specifically to honor traditions and beliefs in the Armenian culture....

CC Facey to Move Into New Building
Friday, Apr 28, 2017

Duke Realty, an Indianapolis-based commercial real estate developer, announced that it will break ground early this summer on a two-story, 37,000-square-foot, off-campus medical office building (MOB) on 3.85 acres on the south side of Soledad Canyon Road in the Canyon Country neighborhood of Santa Clarita,...

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NASDAQ6205.26  chart +0.69%
S&P 5002415.07  chart +0.44%
STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarita15.26  chart -0.91%
Biosolar, Inc.0.0372  chart -0.27%
Sierra Bancorp25.26  chart -0.08%
Cu Bancorp (ca)36.45  chart -0.27%
Enable Ipc Corp0.0008  chart +0.00%
Flex Ltd.17.13  chart +0.88%
Linn Energy Llc Unit Repstg Ltd0.096  chart +0.00%
Linn Co Llc Com Shs Repstg Ltd 0.0431  chart +0.00%
Mannkind Corporation1.42  chart +10.94%
Mission Vly Bcp Ca12.75  chart +0.00%
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated 108.14  chart +1.50%
Tejon Ranch Co Common Stock20.29  chart +0.50%
Us Energy Initiative0.0005  chart +0.00%
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. C9.25  chart -1.60%

Apple Inc.153.87  chart +0.35%
At&t Inc.38.23  chart +0.21%
Autonation, Inc. Common Stock38.90  chart -0.87%
Best Buy Co., Inc. Common Stock61.25  chart +21.48%
Big Lots, Inc. Common Stock48.37  chart +2.96%
Barnes & Noble, Inc. Common Sto6.85  chart +2.24%
Brady Corporation Common Stock36.30  chart -2.81%
Boston Scientific Corporation C27.26  chart +0.78%
N/a24  chart +0.00%
Cbre Group Inc Common Stock Cla34.40  chart +0.32%
Carnival Corporation Common Sto62.77  chart +1.21%
Comcast Corporation40.34  chart +0.02%
Costco Wholesale Corporation174.73  chart +0.99%
Curtiss-wright Corporation Comm89.27  chart +2.59%
Cvs Health Corporation Common S75.95  chart -0.62%
Cemex, S.a.b. De C.v. Sponsored8.36  chart -1.53%
D.r. Horton, Inc. Common Stock33.22  chart -1.13%
Walt Disney Company (the) Commo107.27  chart -0.41%
Edison International Common Sto79.95  chart +0.92%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Class 57.55  chart -0.96%
Home Depot, Inc. (the) Common S156.46  chart +0.94%
Kb Home Common Stock21.30  chart +0.09%
Kroger Company (the) Common Sto29.24  chart +0.38%
Lennar Corporation Class A Comm51.73  chart -0.48%
Laboratory Corporation Of Ameri141.80  chart +0.80%
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. Common S81.33  chart +1.85%
Marriott International106.53  chart +0.61%
Mcdonald's Corporation Common S149.78  chart +0.19%
Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group,6.27  chart +0.00%
Netflix, Inc.163.05  chart +3.36%
Office Depot, Inc.5.04  chart +1.41%
Rite Aid Corporation Common Sto3.70  chart +1.09%
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.27.35  chart +1.48%
Regal Entertainment Group Class20.14  chart -0.30%
Ross Stores, Inc.63.00  chart +1.69%
Republic Services, Inc. Common 62.84  chart +0.69%
N/aN/A  chartN/A
Starbucks Corporation62.90  chart +1.63%
Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Comm13.15  chart +1.54%
Sears Holdings Corporation8.48  chart +13.52%
Six Flags Entertainment Corpora61.03  chart -1.31%
Sonova N159.70  chart +0.44%
Staples, Inc.9.06  chart +3.19%
Sunpower Corporation8.23  chart -0.48%
Target Corporation Common Stock54.20  chart +0.13%
Time Warner Cable Inc209.56  chart +0.00%
Ulta Beauty, Inc.293.04  chart +4.47%
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.80.75  chart +0.21%
Waste Connections, Inc. Common 93.80  chart +0.72%
Whole Foods Market, Inc.35.32  chart +0.00%
Waste Management, Inc. Common S71.57  chart +0.27%
Wal-mart Stores, Inc. Common St78.31  chart +0.20%
Woodward, Inc.68.61  chart +0.81%
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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The CLWA-NCWD merger is not a takeover, as Plambeck repeatedly insists. It is the product of months of discussion between two willing parties, which could be terminated at any time by either party or both parties.
Chicken Little, Part 1 | Commentary by Dan Masnada
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, deputies and volunteers trained for an active shooter situation at The Masters University Thursday morning. Plus, a girl is fighting for her life, leaving her family asking the community for blood donations to help her survive. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 25, 2017
Dr. Steven J. Golightly, Director of the Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department (CSSD), was recognized on May 22 for his Department’s innovative efforts to improve child support services for L.A. County residents and his zeal for developing future leaders for government service to the public.
County Child Support Services Director Receives Excellence in Government Award
Motown in Town is back on Sunday, June 25 from 5:00 to 10:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
June 25: Motown in Town 2 at the Hyatt
Hot on the heels of the original Silicon Valley and the more recently named Silicon Beach, the current buzz is all about the Silicon Suburb or Santa Clarita Valley.
Business Incubator Tenant Selected for Festival of Creativity in Cannes
Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces that Senate Bill (SB 792), a measure to establish an oversight commission for Los Angeles County Measure B trauma funding has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and is headed to the Senate floor for a vote.
Oversight of LA County Trauma Care Dollars Given Green Light
Princess Cruises has debuted its 2018-2019 Exotics program which will take guests to culturally rich and iconic cruise destinations around the globe.
Princess Cruises Debuts 2018-2019 Exotics Sailings
Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces that Senate Bills 634 (SB 634), a measure which would create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and is headed to the Senate floor for consideration.
SCV Water Agency Merger Bill Clears Senate Panel
During a nighttime operation, SCV Sheriffs deputies and detectives made contact with several individuals which resulted in three arrests for warrants and narcotics related offenses.
SCV Sheriff’s Deputies, Detectives Conduct Nighttime Commercial Burglary Suppression
The Castaic Lake Water Agency Water Resources Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, June 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Water Division.
June 1: CLWA Water Resources Committee Meeting
In celebration of its 10th year anniversary, the College of the Canyons literary and arts magazine cul-de-sac will release its annual volume at a special reception on Friday, May 26, which will include readings from students.
May 26: COC Literary Magazine Celebrates a Decade of Artistry
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on May 27, 2017 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.
May 27: SCV Sheriff’s Deputies Conducting Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation
The next New Heights panel will focus on "The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Grant Writing" and will be on July 12 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at The Centre.
July 12: New Heights Discusses Effective Grant Writing
The San Jose Giants rallied late and pulled away for an 11-7 victory over the Lancaster JetHawks in a back-and-forth game on Wednesday night at The Hangar.
JetHawks Fall to San Jose Giants
Wildflower lovers are split into two camps: One camp likes the purple color of the flowers, while the other quickly points out everything that's wrong with this non-native, invasive species.
The Prickly One | Commentary by Evelyne Vandersande
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) motorcyclist that collided with a truck on Interstate 5 in the early hours of Tuesday morning is recovering at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, a spokesman said.
LAPD Motorcyclist in “Serious” Condition after Tuesday’s I-5 Collision
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, an update on the LAPD motorcyclist that collided with a truck on the I-5 Tuesday morning. Plus, Castaic Middle School students get a glimpse at a career in animal training. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 24, 2017
An 8-year-old Santa Clarita girl is fighting for her life Wednesday, leaving her family asking the community for blood donations to help her survive.
8-Year-Old Girl in Need of Blood Donations
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on Tuesday urged Congress to reject President Trump’s federal education budget proposal, which includes deep cuts to teacher training, after school programs, mental health services, advanced coursework, and many other important programs.
State Superintendent Urges Congress to Reject Federal Education Budget Proposal
On May 16, 2017, the State Water Resources Quality Control Board approved an amendment to the Los Angeles Water Quality Control Plan (Basin Plan) to incorporate Salt and Nutrient Management Measures for the Upper Santa Clara River Basin.
Salt, Nutrient Management Measures Approved for Santa Clara River Basin
Valencia Water Company (VWC) is encouraging customers to maintain their water-saving achievements from the recent drought and take advantage of improved rebates, incentives, online workshops and other resources to secure permanent water efficiencies inside their homes and for their landscapes.
Valencia Water Company Expands Rebates to Help Home Water-Use Efficiencies
Bigger, better and wetter than ever, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is ready to keep Southern Californian’s cool all summer long. The water park opens for its 23rd season on Saturday, May 27 with over 23 unique slides and attractions for the entire family.
May 27: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashes Into Summer
Princess Cruises, the world’s largest premium cruise line, and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (Friendship Association) officially began Majestic Princess’ journey from Rome to China which will feature a cultural exchange program themed “Telling the Chinese Story along the Silk Road Sea Route.”
Majestic Princess Begins Journey to China Along the Silk Road Sea Route
Four California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) employees who showed courage in the face of danger have been presented with the Governor's State Employee Medal of Valor Award.
Caltrans’ Employees Receive Highest Honor for State Public Servants
In recognition of how vital small businesses are to local economies, the City of Los Angeles and Small Business Administration (SBA) Resource Partners awarded John Pictaggi, owner of National Glass, an Outstanding Small Business Award at City Hall on May 1.
COC Small Business Development Center Client Wins Award
From Thursday to Saturday, nine student-athletes from The Master’s University will compete at the NAIA National Championships at the Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
TMU Competing in 2017 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Brian Mundell drove in the final three runs to propel the JetHawks to a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the San Jose Giants on Tuesday night at The Hangar.
Santa Clarita Native Lifts JetHawks to Victory
1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, an LAPD motorcycle officer is injured in an early morning crash. Plus, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital celebrates the topping out ceremony for their new patient tower. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Tuesday, Representative Steve Knight’s (CA-25) bill, No Hero Left Untreated Act, passed unanimously from the House of Representatives and now heads to the Senate for consideration.
Knight’s ‘No Hero Left Untreated Act’ Unanimously Passes House
The COC SBDC is hosting a local pitch competition on June 1, as part of InnovateHER 2017. The SBA National competition with cash prizes totaling $70,000 in the final round is scheduled for September 2017.
June 1: COC SBDC Hosts InnovateHER Pitch Competition
According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in Santa Clarita Valley on Wednesday, May 24.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for Santa Clarita Valley
The median price of single-family homes in the Santa Clarita Valley that closed escrow during April was $555,000, up 3.1 percent from April 2017 and 3.7 percent higher than March.
Median Price of Single Family Homes Up 3.1 Percent
The SCV Senior Center is offering a new class that will teach attendees the art of crochet and jewelry making.
SCV Senior Center Offering New Class on Crochet, Jewelry Making
Get ready for the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands to once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. Established 18 years ago, the series will once again feature regional, national and international entertainers in a quaint street party setting while offering interactive activities for adults and children.
2017 Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series Announced