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1891 - President Benjamin Harrison stops at Saugus Depot, dines at Tolfree's Saugus Eating House [story]


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Upcoming SCV Chamber of Commerce Events
Monday, Apr 3, 2017

SCV Chamber Latino Business Alliance Networking Breakfast Guest Speaker, City Councilmember, Bill Miranda     Tuesday, April 4, 2017 8:00am-9:00am College of the Canyons 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Room 223 Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Register now to receive your  Parking Pass Register...

Stay Green Team Boosts Irrigation Expertise
Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Twenty-five members of the Stay Green Inc. team from all over Southern California recently completed a 10-week irrigation training program focusing on water use efficiency and maximizing the benefits of state-of-the-art irrigation control systems. “While we’ve had one wet winter here in Southern...

April 4: Latino Business Alliance Networking Breakfast

The Latino Business Alliance is offering a Networking Breakfast on April 4, where attendees will have the unique opportunity o network with other like-minded business people. City Councilmember Bill Miranda will also be in attendance, giving a city update to attendees. The breakfast is a unique opportunity...

Princess Cruises Introduces Newest Jewel ‘Majestic Princess’
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

Carnival Corporation, the world’s leading cruise vacation company, Thursday took delivery of Majestic Princess, from shipbuilder Fincantieri, at an official handover ceremony at the shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The cruise line’s first international luxury ship tailored for the China market, will...

Princess Cruises Reveals 2017 Encounters with Discovery at Sea Program
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

Princess Cruises has announced the newest additions to the Encounters with Discovery at Sea speaker series program. Princess Cruises will welcome a variety of celebrities and notables to share their experiences on board with guests on select sailings this year. From astronomy, sports, and entertainment...

March 30: Grow Business, Network with Contractors at Business Connections Event

The County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will be hosting a Business Connections event on Thursday, March 30 at the Centre on Centre Pointe Parkway from 8 a.m. to noon. The event is great for small business owners, consultants, subcontractors, and anyone interested...

May 11: Barger Holds First State of the County Luncheon

Supervisor Kathryn Barger is hosting her first State of the County luncheon with Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on Thursday, May 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. This is a unique opportunity to hear the latest updates from Supervisor Barger on vital community issues, such as public...

CA Film Commission News: Santa Clarita Featured, Tax Credit, More

California Film Commission Newsletter for Spring 2017. FEATURED LOCATION:   Santa Clarita and the Iron Horse Trailhead Bridge  Archetypal: The Iron Horse Trailhead Bridge connects miles of scenic biking, walking and equestrian trails. Shoot from Main Street to the Middle East,...

Bonefish Grill Launches New Happy Hour
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017

Bonefish Grill is catching a big new wave with the launch of their Hand-Crafted Happy Hour served 4-6:30 p.m. every day, including weekends, starting April 3. The fresh fish experts will offer mouth-watering menu items and a selection of handcrafted martinis and cocktails, mixed drinks, wines and draft...

April 18: FivePoint to Present NetZero Newhall Initiative at VIA Meeting
Monday, Mar 27, 2017

FivePoint Management, formerly Newhall Land, is expected to present the Net Zero Newhall initiative at the next Valley Industry Association meeting in April. Net Zero Newhall is a commitment to create Newhall Ranch as the most environmentally sustainable master planned community in the nation with zero...

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FINANCIALS OF LOCAL INTEREST
MARKETS & METALS
NASDAQ5983.82  chart +1.24%
S&P 5002374.15  chart +1.08%
STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarita13.70  chart +0.00%
Biosolar, Inc.0.0543  chart -9.50%
Sierra Bancorp26.69  chart -1.95%
Cu Bancorp (ca)37.75  chart +3.00%
Enable Ipc Corp0.001  chart +0.00%
Flex Ltd.16.10  chart +0.81%
Linn Energy Llc Unit Repstg Ltd0.096  chart +0.00%
Linn Co Llc Com Shs Repstg Ltd 0.0431  chart +0.00%
Mannkind Corporation0.90  chart -3.23%
Mission Vly Bcp Ca10.85  chart +0.00%
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated 104.09  chart +0.76%
Tejon Ranch Co Common Stock23.31  chart +2.10%
Us Energy Initiative0.0005  chart +0.00%
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. C12.05  chart -0.82%

Apple Inc.143.64  chart +0.96%
At&t Inc.40.02  chart +0.23%
Autonation, Inc. Common Stock44.06  chart +2.92%
Best Buy Co., Inc. Common Stock51.15  chart +1.01%
Big Lots, Inc. Common Stock49.93  chart +0.48%
Barnes & Noble, Inc. Common Sto8.75  chart +0.00%
Brady Corporation Common Stock39.00  chart +2.09%
Boston Scientific Corporation C25.56  chart +2.82%
N/a24  chart +0.00%
Cbre Group Inc Common Stock Cla34.41  chart +0.09%
Carnival Corporation Common Sto59.62  chart +1.12%
Comcast Corporation38.01  chart -0.39%
Costco Wholesale Corporation172.33  chart +0.91%
Curtiss-wright Corporation Comm92.90  chart +1.13%
Cvs Health Corporation Common S80.05  chart +0.97%
Cemex, S.a.b. De C.v. Sponsored8.98  chart +2.28%
D.r. Horton, Inc. Common Stock33.05  chart +0.55%
Walt Disney Company (the) Commo113.70  chart -0.65%
Edison International Common Sto80.94  chart +0.42%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Class 55.33  chart +0.44%
Home Depot, Inc. (the) Common S151.89  chart +1.26%
Kb Home Common Stock20.44  chart +0.05%
Kroger Company (the) Common Sto30.14  chart +0.63%
Lennar Corporation Class A Comm51.57  chart -0.85%
Laboratory Corporation Of Ameri144.61  chart +0.92%
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 S84.17  chart +1.26%
Marriott International93.52  chart +1.14%
Mcdonald's Corporation Common S134.23  chart +0.61%
Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group,6.35  chart +0.95%
Netflix, Inc.143.83  chart +0.67%
Office Depot, Inc.4.94  chart +1.44%
Rite Aid Corporation Common Sto3.73  chart -1.84%
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.24.60  chart -0.81%
Regal Entertainment Group Class22.06  chart -0.23%
Ross Stores, Inc.65.06  chart +0.25%
Republic Services, Inc. Common 64.02  chart +1.01%
N/aN/A  chartN/A
Starbucks Corporation61.11  chart +0.82%
Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Comm11.95  chart -3.24%
Sears Holdings Corporation12.45  chart -7.02%
Six Flags Entertainment Corpora61.91  chart +0.55%
Sonova N144.10  chart +0.07%
Staples, Inc.9.88  chart +1.65%
Sunpower Corporation6.74  chart +1.05%
Target Corporation Common Stock54.82  chart +0.07%
Time Warner Cable Inc209.56  chart +0.00%
Ulta Beauty, Inc.278.21  chart -0.46%
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.84.28  chart +0.30%
Waste Connections, Inc. Common 90.51  chart +0.59%
Whole Foods Market, Inc.36.46  chart +2.10%
Waste Management, Inc. Common S74.10  chart +0.98%
Wal-mart Stores, Inc. Common St74.78  chart -0.21%
Woodward, Inc.67.97  chart +1.36%
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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1891 - President Benjamin Harrison stops at Saugus Depot, dines at Tolfree's Saugus Eating House [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, we look back at the 2017 Cowboy Festival. Plus, the first Measure E bonds have been sold. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, April 24, 2017
As part of National Volunteer Week, which runs from April 23 to 29, 2017, the city of Santa Clarita thanks the thousands of volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to the community.
City of Santa Clarita Thanks Volunteers during National Volunteer Week
Join HandsOn Santa Clarita for a night of poker, prizes, a silent auction and great food all while supporting this organization on Friday, May 5 at The Paseo Club.
May 5: Cinco de Mayo Charity Poker Tournament for HandsOn Santa Clarita
Last month (March 2017), Welcome to My Life won an NYICFF (New York Children's Film Festival) Audience Award for children (between 12 and 17 years old).
CalArts Animator Wins NYICFF Audience Award
Laura Zucker announced her plans to leave her position as Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission on July 31, 2017.
LA County Arts Commission Exec. Director to Leave Position
The first bonds from Measure E, the Santa Clarita Community College District $230 million general obligation bonds approved by voters in June 2016, were sold on April 12, yielding $50 million to assist in funding a new parking structure at the college’s Valencia campus and two new buildings at its Canyon Country campus.
First Measure E Bonds Sold, Yield $50 Million
Upcoming arts and culture events in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Arts Upcoming Events
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Detail are working together with South Pasadena Police Department in seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing critical child, Andressian, Aramazd Jr.
LASD, SCV Search and Rescue Looking for Missing Boy
As part of National Bike Month, the city of Santa Clarita will host a week of bicycle-focused events and activities leading up to and after the world-class cycling race, Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG.
City Hosting Free Bike Week Events Leading to Amgen Tour
Agenda for the City Council Committee Development Committee Meeting on April 25 at 4:00 p.m. in the City Hall, Mural Room.
April 25: City Council Development Committee Meeting
The Rotary Club of Santa Clarita and The Newhall Rotary Foundation graciously donated $2,700 to assist with the cost of re-flooring the Val Verde Samuel Dixon Family Health Center.
Rotary Club, Newhall Rotary Foundation Join Efforts to Remodel Val Verde Health Center
Sam Hilliard delivered a game-tying double in the ninth inning, but for the second straight day, the Lake Elsinore Storm won in walk-off fashion, 7-6, in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon at The Diamond.
Jethawks Force Extra Innings, Fall in the 10th
Valencia Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the Week of April 10-16, 2017
Crime Blotter: Grand Theft, Burglary in Valencia
Saugus Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the Week of April 10-16, 2017
Crime Blotter: Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Grand Theft Auto in Saugus
Castaic/ Val Verde Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the Week of April 10-16, 2017
Crime Blotter: Domestic Dispute, Grand Theft Auto in Castaic, Val Verde
1962 - SCV residents vote to connect to State Water Project, creating CLWA [story]
1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]
1974 - Gov. Ronald Reagan speaks at dedication of COC's first permanent building, the William G. Bonelli Instructional Resource Center [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a social media post by a Valencia High School student sparked alarm. Plus, we round-up some great events happening in Santa Clarita this weekend. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, April 21, 2017
The Santa Clarita Public Library has recently named Matthew Hortt as City Librarian. Matthew Hortt will be working with the city of Santa Clarita overseeing programming and operations for the Santa Clarita Public Library’s three branches in Canyon Country, Newhall and Valencia.
Santa Clarita Public Library Welcomes New City Librarian
In an off-market transaction, Colliers International has negotiated the $69.5 million sale of Gateway Village Shopping Center in Santa Clarita.
Valencia L.A. Fitness Shopping Center Sells for $69.5 Mil.
The Master's University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Stead to the position of Senior Vice President and Provost.
Local Christian University Names USC Alumnus as New Provost
Jilin Bai, MD, PhD, a general practitioner affiliated with the Pacific Alliance Medical Center, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Santa Clarita, California.
Santa Clarita Physician Named a 2017 Top Doctor
Toll Brothers, American’s Luxury Home Builder, announces the sales center opening of Toll Brothers at Plum Canyon in Santa Clarita this Saturday, April 22.
Builder Selling New Homes in Plum Canyon
Annual event returns to celebrate children, families and reading.
April 29: Dia De Los Ninos, Libros at CC Library
Dedicated to fighting breast cancer through early detection and timely treatments, the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center (a service of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital) is offering a special cash price of $225 for digital 3D mammograms during the entire month of May.
Special Cash Price in May for 3D Mammograms
The Los Angeles Dodgers today unveiled a Jackie Robinson Statue at Dodger Stadium - the first statue in Stadium history - as part of Jackie Robinson Day celebrations on the 70th anniversary of Robinson breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier on April 15, 1947.
Dodgers Unveil Jackie Robinson Statue
Three pitchers combine to help Lancaster end series on high note.
Jethawks Shut Out Quakes in Joint Effort
Additional deputies will be on campus at the Valencia High School campus Friday morning after an alleged threat quickly spread on social media.
Deputies Look Into Valencia Student’s Online Post; No Charges
His parents remembered their son’s warm heart, caring nature and love of music, ahead of Friday evening’s memorial service for 19-year-old Kyle Carranza, of Saugus.
Family Shares Memories of Saugus Teen Before Memorial Service
Deputies set up a containment near Hart High School Thursday afternoon in an attempt to locate a bicycle theft suspect.
Bicycle Theft Suspect Leads Deputies Through Newhall
Women’s safety and self defense workshop with Bonnie Formia of Krav Maga self-defense.
April 22: Women’s Safety, Self-Defense Workshop
Since February 2, 2017, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Traffic Unit has conducted ten DUI Saturation Patrols between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.
Santa Clarita DUI Saturation Patrols Net 18 Arrests
It is a hallmark of a civilized society to manage its waste appropriately. However, it is the hallmark of a morally civilized society to do so without exploiting its most marginalized members and making them bear the burden of detrimental health effects when they are the least likely to be able to defend themselves.
Environmental Racism
1994 - Valencia Mercedes co-owner Eddie Murray sets MLB record for switch-hit home runs in games (11 times) [story]