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


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April 18: Agenda for Planning Commission Regular Meeting
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

Planning Commission Regular Meeting 4/18/2017 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL Roll Call FLAG SALUTE COMMISSION SECRETARY ANNOUNCEMENT APPROVAL OF AGENDA APPROVAL...

April 20: City Hall Hosts American Red Cross Community Blood Drive

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the city of Santa Clarita and the American Red Cross are partnering to provide a Community Blood Drive at the central location of City Hall. Residents will have the opportunity to donate blood at City Hall in the Century Room, located at 23920...

New Parks, Recreation, Community Services Commissioner Appointed
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

A new Parks, Recreation and Community Services commissioner was appointed during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Victor Lindenheim, executive director of the Golden State Gateway Coalition, was named to the vacancy created by a recent resignation. Kevin Korenthal held the position before resigning...

Residents to Take Part in 30th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt for Sammy Clarita

The city of Santa Clarita is celebrating its 30th birthday this year on December 15. In celebration of this grand milestone, “Sammy Clarita”, an adorable 4-inch plush horse will be hidden at city events and facilities for residents to find. Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate in the...

Santa Clarita Named a “City of the Future”
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita recently received recognition in the fDi American Cities of the Future 2017-2018 assessment. The city was ranked fourth in the “Small American City of the Future” category, out of more than 200 contending cities. These results were published by the fDi Intelligence division...

Mayor Smyth to Proclaim April 11 as Arts Day 2017
Monday, Apr 10, 2017

In celebration of the first year of Santa Clarita’s adoption of the Arts and Culture Master Plan, Mayor Cameron Smyth will proclaim Tuesday, April 11 as Arts Day 2017. Arts Day has been acknowledged in Los Angeles for several years, and this year the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at their...

April 11: City Council Legislative Committee Meeting

City Council Committee Legislative Committee Meeting 4/11/2017 4:00 PM City Hall, Orchard Room 23920 Valencia Blvd., 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355   Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Item 1: Senate Bill 34 – Residential Treatment...

‘A Peek into the Curious World of Insects’ Buzzes into Valencia Library
Friday, Apr 7, 2017

The latest art exhibit at the Valencia Library, “A Peek into the Curious World of Insects,” invites “everybuggy” to explore the world as a bug through photographs and other various art mediums, celebrating insects such as the jumping spider, butterfly, praying mantis and much more. The exhibit...

April 13: Arts Commission Regular Meeting

Arts Commission Regular Meeting 4/13/2017 6:30 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Flag Salute Commission Secretary Announcement Approval of Agenda Approval...

April 23: 2017 Walk of Western Stars Reception Location Change

The 2017 Walk of Western Stars inductees will be honored on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The Unveiling Ceremony of the bronze stars will begin at 5:00 p.m. between Market Street and 8th Street on the west side of the street, just north of the middle of the block. Inductees Bo Hopkins, Andre Veluzat and...

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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]