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Sept. 26-Nov. 14: Fall Tours at Tehachapi Native Village Site
Friday, Aug 7, 2015

California State Parks is taking reservations for the fall tour season at Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park in Tehachapi.  Although no structures remain on this Kawaiisu Native American village site, the area’s rich history comes alive through the trained volunteer tour guides and the clues that the...

New: Post Pix for Prizes at Touch-A-Truck
Monday, Jun 15, 2015

Visitors to the SCV Senior Center’s annual Touch-A-Truck event each year have been posting photos of their families enjoying the event, and inviting friends to join them. This year, those who post photos of designated areas of the event will have an opportunity to win prizes in the Posts for Prizes...

‘Cocktails on the Roof’ to Benefit Hart School District

Sample signature cocktails and food pairings way up “on the roof” of a Town Center location – all to benefit the William S. Hart Union High School District. The WiSH Education Foundation’s fundraising event, “Cocktails on the Roof,” will be held on Sept. 18 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Hosted...

June 18: ‘Around the World’ Concert at Senior Center
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015

Enjoy a whole spectrum of favorite international tunes including songs from or about Europe, Africa, the Islands, the Far East, plus many more, performed by the SCV Senior Center Silvertone Singers and Musicians under the direction of John Swinford. When: Thursday, June 18, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Where:...

Art & Action-Packed Thursdays at Newhall
Monday, Jun 1, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues in June with its fourth installment of the 2015 season. Main Street in Old Town Newhall will come to life each Thursday evening with a variety of things to see, including a ceramic art display, West African...

Sign Up Now to Enter: SCV Fourth of July Parade
Saturday, May 30, 2015

File Photo: Canyon Theatre Guild entry | By Sunny Wise It’s that time again – time to gather the red, white and blue bunting, polish the car, build the floats, practice the music and the princess wave. The all-volunteer organizing team for the annual Santa Clarita Fourth of July parade is inviting...

ARTree in May: Social Commentary Through Animation
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Javier Barboza In April, Jorge Gutierrez brought stories and laughter on bringing his animated stories to mainstream Hollywood. In May, Javier Barboza will show us a more serious, avant-garde approach to telling stories of social commentary through animation.   A serious side of animation. Los...

Coming Up in Santa Clarita…
Thursday, May 7, 2015

  Upcoming Events Check out what’s happening soon in Santa Clarita! Thursdays at Newhall Revved Up-May 14 SENSES-May 21 Hit the Trail-May 9 Route 66 Classic Grill Car Show-May 9 Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center Dancing at the PAC -May 14-16 A Salute to the Great...

National Day of Prayer Thursday
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

[KHTS] – The National Day of Prayer is an annual event held on the first Thursday of May; with the theme “Lord, Hear Our Cry,” the 64th annual National Day of Prayer will be happening Thursday, May 7, 2015. This day was established by a joint resolution of the United States Congress in 1952...

May 19: Professional Women to Discuss Empowerment
Monday, May 4, 2015

NAPW, The National Association of Professional Women   Chapter Meeting: May 2015 Topic: “Women Empowerment” Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Marie Callenders, Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia (next to Hilton Garden hotel) 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Questions or to RSVP, Call: (661) 998-3285 or (888) 879-6718...

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Bank Santa Clarita9.50  chart +0.00%
Biosolar, Inc.0.28  chart +7.69%
Sierra Bancorp16.84  chart -0.36%
Cu Bancorp (ca)21.70  chart -0.78%
Enable Ipc Corp0.0034  chart +0.00%
Flextronics International Ltd.10.51  chart +1.84%
Linn Energy, Llc3.53  chart +1.15%
Linn Co, Llc2.95  chart -0.34%
Mannkind Corporation3.69  chart -4.16%
Mission Vly Bcp Ca6.95  chart +1.46%
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated 66.93  chart +0.56%
Tejon Ranch Co Common Stock22.39  chart -0.80%
Us Energy Initiative0.0006  chart +0.00%
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. C13.69  chart -1.86%

Apple Inc.110.37  chart -1.75%
At&t Inc.33.04  chart +0.67%
Autonation, Inc. Common Stock57.91  chart -1.03%
Best Buy Co., Inc. Common Stock36.72  chart +0.80%
Big Lots, Inc. Common Stock46.43  chart -1.38%
Barnes & Noble, Inc. Common Sto15.85  chart +0.70%
Brady Corporation Common Stock21.58  chart +1.17%
Boston Scientific Corporation C16.53  chart +0.12%
N/a24  chart +0.00%
Cbre Group Inc Common Stock Cla32.78  chart +1.39%
Carnival Corporation Common Sto49.40  chart -0.08%
Comcast Corporation56.21  chart +0.59%
Costco Wholesale Corporation140.48  chart +0.04%
Curtiss-wright Corporation Comm64.94  chart +0.17%
Cvs Health Corporation Common S101.59  chart +0.47%
Cemex, S.a.b. De C.v. Sponsored7.57  chart +0.26%
D.r. Horton, Inc. Common Stock31.28  chart +1.96%
Walt Disney Company (the) Commo101.99  chart +0.10%
Edison International Common Sto57.61  chart +0.12%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Class 50.88  chart +0.45%
Home Depot, Inc. (the) Common S116.60  chart +0.10%
Kb Home Common Stock14.71  chart +2.01%
Kroger Company (the) Common Sto34.57  chart -0.23%
Lennar Corporation Class A Comm51.64  chart +1.24%
Laboratory Corporation Of Ameri117.52  chart +0.98%
Linn Energy, Llc3.53  chart +1.15%
Linn Co, Llc2.95  chart -0.34%
Lowe's Companies, Inc. Common S69.10  chart +0.09%
Marriott International - Class 71.07  chart +0.21%
Mcdonald's Corporation Common S96.01  chart -0.03%
Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group,6.43  chart -0.16%
Netflix, Inc.101.06  chart -4.15%
Office Depot, Inc.7.32  chart -4.06%
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.13.03  chart +0.15%
Regal Entertainment Group Class18.59  chart +1.09%
Ross Stores, Inc.48.48  chart +0.06%
Republic Services, Inc. Common 40.75  chart +0.72%
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Starbucks Corporation54.69  chart -1.03%
Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Comm16.66  chart +0.18%
Sears Holdings Corporation27.14  chart +1.69%
Six Flags Entertainment Corpora44.78  chart +0.95%
Sonova Hldg N126.00  chart -0.24%
Staples, Inc.13.80  chart -2.34%
Sunpower Corporation23.66  chart +3.09%
Supervalu Inc. Common Stock8.24  chart -0.12%
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Target Corporation Common Stock77.45  chart +0.52%
Time Warner Cable Inc Common St188.08  chart +1.52%
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragran158.93  chart +0.26%
Waste Connections, Inc. Common 47.65  chart +1.45%
Whole Foods Market, Inc.32.36  chart +0.25%
Waste Management, Inc. Common S50.28  chart +1.00%
Wal-mart Stores, Inc. Common St64.86  chart +0.65%
Woodward, Inc.45.43  chart +0.58%
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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Trump taking on the mainstream media's favoritism of the left is to be hailed. Unfortunately, Trump’s ego spirals him into orbit with no filter. One would think with his power and the circles he runs in, he’d be a bit more sophisticated. Shame on me for setting a bar for Trump. I learned long, long ago that money doesn’t translate into class.
The Disappointing Donald | Commentary by Betty Arenson
Palmdale Station Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle used in two trailer thefts from Agua Dulce Storage on Davenport Road.
Wanted: Info on Trailer Thefts in Agua Dulce
Santa Clarita City Council agenda for Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.
Council Tuesday: Lost Cyn. Bridge Widening; Bouquet Cyn. Senior Apts.
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a local restaurant is hut down due to health code violations. Plus, September is National Suicide Prevention Month and various organizations in Santa Clarita are here to help. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, September 3, 2015
Born and brewed in Southern California since 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is the oldest and largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the United States.
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Has a New Leader
Organizers behind a statewide ballot initiative announced Thursday they have collected 109,000 signatures – or more than a quarter of the goal – in just three weeks of talking with voters across the state. It comes on the heels of a recent statewide poll showing 68 percent of California voters support the measure, according to SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West, which is sponsoring the measure.
Union Touts Public Support for Its Statewide $15 Minimum Wage Initiative
The New Revolution, the beloved steel roller coaster that has thrilled more than 45 million guests in its 40-year reign at the park, will be repainted a brilliant white and blue color, while newly designed trains will be fitted with lap and calf bars and will feature red, white and blue colors with a silver eagle hood adornment. For coaster fans, the elimination of shoulder harnesses will provide a smoother, sleeker ride experience with more airtime.
Six Flags to Revolutionize Revolution (Video)
The court session lasted for more than an hour and the justices asked many questions, said John Buse, the senior counsel and legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the plaintiffs.
High Court Hears Oral Arguments in Newhall Ranch Suit
The sensational, genre-crossing jazz-pop orchestra Pink Martini has been added to the 2015-16 Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center season with a one-night-only performance scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.
Pink Martini Added to COC Performing Arts Center Lineup
Wilk's Assembly bill 85 clarifies existing law so that state agencies such as the California High Speed Rail Authority will no longer be able to hold closed door meetings without public oversight.
Wilk Bill Shining Light on High-Speed Rail Authority Passed to Governor
Ryan Hughes and the Cory Tarrant Forever Young Foundation are pairing up to offer a free Motocross Safety Awareness School on Sunday, Sept. 13, form 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the MX-126 track in Piru, where Tarrant crashed and later died at age 17 in 2012.
Sept. 13: Cory Tarrant Fdn. Hosts Motocross Safety School
The Master’s College women’s soccer team scored a season-high two goals in a 3-2 loss to the NCAA D.III Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens Tuesday afternoon in Claremont.
Mustangs Women’s Soccer Falls Short Against Pomona-Pitzer
Beginning on Oct. 1, 2015, the Department of Regional Planning may accept nomination applications to designate landmarks and historic districts located in the unincorporated communities of Los Angeles County.
Starting Oct. 1: Public Can Seek Historic Status for Buildings, Districts in Non-City Areas
One of the La Cocina locations in the Santa Clarita Valley is closed after Los Angeles County Public Health officials found vermin in the Mexican restaurant.
UPDATE: Health Department Shuts La Cocina on Seco
Most of the published reactions to the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to cancel Cemex’s Soledad Canyon mining contracts have been nothing short of naïve. Simply put, it’s a little soon to be singing, “Ding Dong, the Witch Is Dead,” while the witch still has a few flying monkeys circling over Soledad Canyon.
Cemex: Beware Flying Monkeys | Commentary by Andrew G. Fried
The City of Santa Clarita Arts & Events Office is seeking art entries for an exhibit that will feature abstract art in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall. This opportunity is for artists located in L.A. County.
Call for Artists: For Abstract Exhibit at City Hall
School’s back in for local kids, but that doesn’t mean all the fun is over. On Saturday mornings starting at 9:30, SCVi Charter School on Hasley in Castaic hosts a drum circle for kids of all ages.
SCV Entertainment Beat
An exciting season awaits The Master’s College men’s basketball team as its 2015-16 schedule has been announced.
Master’s Men’s Basketball Announces 2015-16 Season Schedule
Head Coach Les Robinson and Dr. Matthew Dixon, Director of Athletics and Physical Education at Trinity Classical Academy have successfully transitioned the Knights from 8-man to 11-man football and will host Desert Christian Academy
Trinity Knights Ready For First 11-Man Football Season
After a record-setting season that saw the Cougars clinch their second consecutive Western State Conference (WSC) title, the College of the Canyons women's volleyball team is looking to expand on that success.
Canyons Volleyball Hopes To Stay Hot After Record-Setting 2014 Season
Caltrans will portions of Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) from Golden State Freeway (I-5) to Sand Canyon Road as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.
SR-14 Lane Closures, Sept. 8-12
Nationwide data from NHTSA for Labor Day weekend 2014 show 38 percent of all crash fatalities involved a driver with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher. One in five child passenger deaths were in drunk driving crashes.
CHP Out in Force This Labor Day Weekend
Valencia: Zone 5 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the Week of 08/24/2015 to 08/31/2015
Crime Blotter: Burglaries, Car Thefts in Valencia
Canyon Country (East): Zone 8 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the Week of 08/24/2015 to 08/30/2015
Crime Blotter: Assault, Burglaries, Thefts in CC-East