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1887 - Town of Saugus founded; Saugus and Castaic train stations open [story]
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Sept. 19-21: OLPH to Host 70th Annual BBQ
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Our Lady of Perpetual Help invites the community to join in celebrating “Seventy Years of Happy” at the 70th annual parish barbecue Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 21. What began as a small group of parish families coming together for a day of food, music and games has grown to become one...

Western Duo-Group of the Year Riding into Newhall
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

SCVTV Presents The OutWest Concert Series: An Evening with Gary Allegretto and Ian Espinoza Thursday, September 18   Gary Allegretto and Ian Espinoza are the current Academy of Western Artists Award winners for “Western Duo/Group of the Year” and their debut album “Allegretto/Espinoza” held...

Sept. 27: GymCheer to Host E-Waste Fundraiser
Monday, Aug 18, 2014

GymCheer USA, home of the California Flyers All-Star Cheerleading Program, is hosting an E-Waste fundraiser to help raise money for the team to travel to two All-Star Nationals competitions next year. Attendees are being asked to bring their gently used clothes, shoes, books and electronic waste to the...

Free Hearing Screening Aug. 19-21
Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Nola Aronson’s Advanced Audiology is hosting a free three-day hearing screening event next week to help local residents who may have hearing loss but want to remain active and ensure that they are communicating effectively with friends, family and co-workers. “Hearing loss occurs over time, but we’re...

Sept. 27-28: Hart of the West Powwow Returns to Hart Park
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

The Friends of Hart Park in cooperation with The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation’s William S. Hart Regional Park presents the 21st Annual Hart of the West Powwow & Native American Craft Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28. This two day celebration of Native American...

Summer Reading Program Ends With a Bash
Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014

Story by Bailey Miller There are many events and activities available this week to honor the finale of the Santa Clarita Library’s Summer Reading Program. With the Summer Reading Program coming to a close at the Santa Clarita Library this week,  children events coordinator Kelly Behle wants the community...

Saturday’s for the Birds at Towsley Canyon
Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

Saturday, July 19th at 8am Santa Clarita Woodlands Flying Feathered Friends Summer has officially arrived! Come discover how birds adapt to the season in our local mountains. Beginner birders are welcome on this easy walk. Binoculars optional. Meet at Towsley Canyon’s front parking lot. 2 hours.     About...

Aug. 7: Silvertones, Memory Makers in Concert at Senior Center
Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014

Country Western Hoedown Concert, Part II Performed by the SCV Senior Center Silvertones & Memory Makers Musicians Thursday, August 7 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Senior Center Multipurpose Room, 22900 Market Street, Santa Clarita, CA 91321 No charge Saddle up and mosey on back for a medley of favorite tunes,...

Things to Do in Santa Clarita
Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014

  Upcoming Events Check out what’s happening soon in Santa Clarita! Valencia Jazz and Blues - Friday Nights June 20-July 25 (dark July 4) Lori Andrews JazHarp Quartet- June 20 Delgado Brothers- June 27 Jim Gibson- July 11 Tom Nolan Band- July 18 Doña Oxford- July 25 Thursdays...

June 21: Dark Sky Event at AV Poppy Reserve
Monday, Jun 16, 2014

Come out to the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve on Saturday, June 21, to view the stars and planets of the summer night sky through Antelope Valley Astronomy Club telescopes.  Club members will be set up on site from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. for viewing and answering questions about the unique celestial...

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Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland is playing for the New York Mets where he's enjoying the second-best season of his career.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 1, 2014
Due in part to California's oppressive tax and regulatory climate, the recession was markedly worse in our state. As a consequence, we ended up with a bigger jobs hole, and we now need more jobs than other states to fill that hole.
Tax News & Views From Sen. George Runner
Prayer Angels for the Military are asking for help from Santa Clarita Valley residents to prepare care packages for deployed U.S. troops. The group is planning to meet Sept. 13, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Newhall Library to fill boxes.
Angels Praying for Help with Care Packages for Troops
Senate Bill 1438 will equip firefighters, police officers and other first responders with naloxone, an antidote that can reverse the effects of prescription painkillers and heroin and abruptly stop an overdose episode
Pavley’s Heroin Overdose Prevention Bill Goes to Governor
1887 - Town of Saugus founded; Saugus and Castaic train stations open [story]
Saugus
I am frustrated by the new top-two primary system where all of the candidates are thrown into a heap for the first pass, and the November election is between the top two vote-getters. The rules are so strict that a November voter doesn’t even have the right to write in a candidate’s name. Isn’t writing in “Mickey Mouse” a time-honored American tradition?
Just Vote ‘No’ for 25th
Labor Day is a day for us to celebrate workers. But who really loves to work? Wouldn’t most people love to have enough money not to have to work? So, why do we celebrate the American worker?
Happy American Dream Day
One person has died as a result of a multi-car collision on Interstate 5 in Castaic. The extent of six others' injuries is unknown.
1 Dead, Several Injured in Multi-Car Pileup
Already a successful fashion designer, Davis’ first project for Walt Disney was designing the live-action reference costume for Princess Aurora in “Sleeping Beauty.” Davis went on to design extensively for Disney, creating the costumes for two of the park’s signature attractions, It’s a Small World and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Sept. 17: Legendary Disney Costume Designer to Talk at Newhall Library
This is the first year more than half of the county’s rabid bats have been found in the SCV. It's been close to that, the last four years, with the SCV accounting for about 40 percent of the rabies cases despite being home to just 3 percent of the county’s human population.
SCV’s Rabid Bat Count Now 15 of 26; Sick Skunk Found in Long Beach
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church begins its full Fall Program with a bang on Sunday, Sept. 7, starting with its 10 a.m. Worship Service.
Sept. 7: St. Stephen’s Kicks Off Fall Schedule
All the latest news from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber News: State of the Chamber Breakfast Sept. 10
William Mulholland’s fame, respect and honor were drowned the night of March 12, 1928, when the St. Francis Dam collapsed. He took full responsibility for the failure and the deaths. He died a broken man in 1935. The story of his life has all the makings of a brilliant Greek tragedy.
The Man Who Brought L.A. Its Water
Our Lady of Perpetual Help invites the community to join in celebrating “Seventy Years of Happy” at the 70th annual parish barbecue Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 21.
Sept. 19-21: OLPH to Host 70th Annual BBQ
2001 - LASD Deputy Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian gunned down in Stevenson Ranch while backing up ATF [story]
On the final day of the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic, The Master’s College volleyball team ended its time with a win over Menlo College at 10 a.m., followed by a loss to Great Falls University of Montana at 4 p.m.
TMC Volleyball: Win One, Lose One on Last Day in Irvine
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, along with Chief Daryl L. Osby and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, marked the fifth anniversary of the Station Fire by honoring the memory of Fire Captain Ted Hall and Fire Fighter Specialist Arnie Quinones.
Hall, Quinones Remembered on 5th Anniversary of Station Fire
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized current efforts by the Democratic Legislature to ban plastic bags a deeply flawed proposal that only hits the state’s economically distressed communities in the pocketbook.
Antonovich to Brown: Plastic Bag Ban Hurts Impoverished Communities
Tamarisk is pretty but it's an invasive species that soaks up the water in the river bed, choking out native plants and animals. On the other hand, eucalyptus trees aren't native, either, but they have become part of the landscape in California, and let’s face it: Eucalyptus can grow in places where not too many other trees can grow.
Native vs. Non-Native
The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming gala is more than just an evening to honor local businesses, it’s a chance to honor a longtime elected official.
Latino Chamber Announces Nominees for Awards; McKeon to be Honored
Families stepped right up and had a bundle of good times at the first-ever Brandon Chandler Foundation End of Summer Carnival.
Chandler Foundation Helps Qualifying Inmates Reenter Society
A 31-year-old Littlerock man was found guilty Friday in the deadly mauling of a Palmdale woman by a pack of pit bulls, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Littlerock Drug Dealer Found Guilty of Using Dogs to Kill Woman
Even many healthcare professionals do not know the difference between assisted living and a board-and-care. When the time comes in our aging process to move from our comfort zone, distinguishing the alternatives can be helpful when making a decision for you or your loved one.
Why Can’t I Live at Home?
Lancaster Station deputies responded to a call about a person screaming in the 43000 block of 7th Street East in the City of Lancaster on Friday at 10:48 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the victim of a carjacking, kidnapping and attempted murder.
Deputies Searching for Suspect in Lancaster Carjacking, Stabbing