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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story]


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Input Wanted: On Old Orchard Park Master Plan
Thursday, Feb 26, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita will host a second public workshop at Old Orchard Elementary School on Wednesday, March 11, at 6:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend and review the proposed changes based on the feedback received to date through focus groups, community meetings and an online...

SCV Senior Center in March: WW2 Music, Women’s History

Those Were Our Songs:  Music of World War II Thursday, March 19 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. No charge SCV Senior Center 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321 Senior Center Silvertones Concert.  A musical program that will take you back to those unforgettable days of bobby sox, rations coupons, and big-band...

Feb. 21: MRCA Bird Hike in Towsley Canyon
Monday, Feb 16, 2015

Winter Weather and Bird Behavior Saturday, Feb. 21, 8 a.m. Towsley Canyon   On the coldest days of the year, birds adapt to keep warm in many ways. Learn about some of the behavioral changes that take place. Beginners are welcome. Binoculars optional. Meet at Towsley Canyon’s front parking...

Help Wanted for Special Olympics World Games
Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games has job openings for individuals who are interested in helping Los Angeles welcome over 7,000 athletes from all over the world. The event will run July 25 to August 2 in Los Angeles with 177 countries expected to participate. Open positions range in experience levels...

Concussion Conference Coming to Henry Mayo
Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is taking the lead on initiating the dialog regarding the appropriate protocols for concussion diagnosis and treatment by hosting the Santa Clarita Valley Concussion Conference. A brain injury can have serious ramifications so appropriate diagnosis and treatment of concussions...

Jan. 17: Friends of Library to Celebrate Local Authors
Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015

The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library, with support from the Santa Clarita Public Library, will once again present the Celebration of Local Authors event from 10 a.m. to 3  p.m. on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Old Town Newhall branch, located at 24500 Main Street. This exciting free event...

Santa Clarita Arts & Events Calendar (12-18-2014)
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

  Ongoing Events & Attraction Hours Six Flags Magic Mountain – Holiday in the Park Open weekends and holidays and every day from December 20 – January 4 Westfield Valencia Town Center Ice Skating through January 11 Mountasia Family Fun Center &...

Dec. 12-14: Sanctuary Presents ‘A Christmas Carol’
Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

In a new twist on the classic Dickens’ holiday story, “A Christmas Carol” is coming to the Sanctuary’s stage this weekend December 12th, 13th & 14th at 7 p.m., and with one matinee showing on Saturday the 14th at 4 p.m. Tickets are now on sale online for just $10 for adults...

Dec. 6: Christmas Trolley, Open House in Newhall
Thursday, Dec 4, 2014

Vintage Christmas on the Holly Trolley Catch a free ride on the Holly Trolley as it travels from Heritage Junction (inside the gates of Hart Park) down Main Street to Lyons on Saturday Dec. 6th, from Noon to 4 p.m. Look for the Candy Cane Trolley stops on Main Street and listen for the carolers and musicians....

Dec. 6-7: Fiesta of Lights at Rancho Camulos
Friday, Nov 28, 2014

Santa Clarita residents are invited to Rancho Camulos Museum for “A Fiesta of Lights” on Dec. 6 and  7 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stroll the enchantingly lighted gardens, view handmade and unique decorations, visit the traditionally adorned historic buildings, join the festivities, and enjoy holiday...

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Concerned the ceramics you picked up at the local thrift show or the antique glassware passed down for generations in your family is radioactive? Bring it in to be tested during CSUN's annual Nuclear Physics Laboratory Open House.
Family Heirlooms Glow in the Dark? Get Them Tested
Mama Bear was now alone, but she and her kids still had family - the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which has helped them ever since. “I wouldn’t have made it without them, financially and emotionally.”
Calla Lily Shadows
As an experienced tutor, the biggest area kids struggle in is testing, regardless of age, ethnicity or socioeconomic background. That is because testing is unnatural. It juxtaposes the natural processes that occur when we learn in and out of the classroom.
Testing is Unnatural | Commentary by Samantha Spigelman
Los Angeles County Health officials have identified the first recent case of measles in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Measles Case Reported in Valencia
Castaic Union School District is one of five districts in the state to receive a "negative certification" from the California Department of Education, state schools superintendent Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday.
State: Castaic School District Won’t Be Meeting Its Financial Obligations
Participants will learn about what is expected of them as a sports parent, their role in keeping sports fun and how to understand and manage a relationship with the team’s coach.
March 12: Learn to Be a Positive ‘Sports Parent’
The City of Santa Clarita, along with the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS), is offering a free Positive Sports Parenting workshop for residents from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. onMarch 12, 2015 at the Santa Clarita Activities Center located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
City Offers Positive Sports Parenting Workshop for Local Parents
Cameron Hansen, 29, of Santa Clarita, was arrested by Burbank PD officers and charged with attempted murder, officials said Wednesday.
SCV Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Burbank Knife Attack
Former Einstein Academy basketball coach Randy Jackson, who was charged with a litany of sex crimes against several former students he worked with in the L.A. area, was extradited from Washington, D.C., on Tuesday and taken into custody Tuesday night, according to Sheriff’s Department records.
Ex-Einstein Coach Extradited to L.A. to Face Molestation Charges
With seven workshops and a webinar slated for March, Caltrans invites the public to help shape the state’s transportation future by offering their input and comments on the California Transportation Plan 2040, which lays out a vision for California's transportation future to support a vibrant economy and our greenhouse gas emission reduction goals.
Here’s Your Chance to Weigh In on State’s ‘Transportation Future’
Nominees for 2015 Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year.
Nominees Unveiled for SCV Man, Woman of the Year
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Thursday's at Newhall are gearing up to start the season beginning March 5th.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Presented in partnership with the SCV Family of Water Suppliers, Earth Arbor Day is a fun, festive and free way to learn about new eco-friendly products, programs and local organizations, as well as to increase your family’s environmental awareness.
The Hills Are Alive
Shannon Rider, a Santa Clarita Valley mom and full-time Verizon employee, was diagnosed last year with Stage IV PMP cancer, or pseudomyxoma peritonei appendix cancer, with a prognosis of 2 to 5 years.
Days Numbered, Local Mom Needs Help for Surgery
The proposed application will request replacement of two of the current buses for the SCV Senior Center that are almost 15 years old as well as provide GPS navigation and tracking systems for all five buses to improve efficiency of transportation services.
March 16 Hearing: Senior Center Seeks Bucks for Buses
Workshops and seminars for local entrepreneurs, from the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons.
Learn Secrets to Starting a New Business
Over 40 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine & beer you can drink, plus top-notch entertainment, silent & live auctions in a beautiful garden setting.
May 3: Taste of the Town (Mark Your Calendar)
The Palmdale Sheriff's Station has the largest patrol area of all Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stations, covering an area approximately 1,300 square miles and serving more than a quarter of a million community members.
Off-road Enforcement: Policing On the Rocks
The Red Cross is here to make sure you are as prepared as you possibly can be for potential disasters and other emergencies. These events can strike suddenly, at any time and anywhere. There are three actions everyone can take that can help make a difference.
March 6: Red Cross Shares Disaster Prep Tips Over Lunch
Living up to the billing as a NCAA Division I transfer, Russell Byrd capped a prolific regular season by being named to the 2014-15 All-GSAC Men’s Basketball Team presented by Under Armour.
TMC’s Byrd Named All-GSAC
On the eve of the first round of the 2015 GSAC Basketball Tournament, TMC’s Bianca Cubello & Megan Lindsley have been named to the 2014-15 Women's Basketball All-GSAC Team presented by Under Armour.
Cubello and Lindsley Named to All-GSAC Women’s Basketball Team
Santa Clarita City officials are teaming up with Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies in order to increase awareness about car break-ins.
Your Car: Lock It Or Lose It
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District continues to answer questions, provide additional information, and take comments from the public on the Supplemental Environmental Impact Report for Alternate Deep Well Injection,. A third public hearing on the Draft SEIR will take place on March 9, 2015, at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
San District Issues Update on Chloride Project; 3rd Hearing Next Week