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1916 - Woodrow Wilson signs act creating National Park Service; its first director is Stephen T. Mather, who made his fortune with the Santa Clarita Valley's borax mine and envisioned & put his own money into forming the Park Service [story]


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SCV Senior Center to Host Aging Symposium May 7
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will hold a special symposium on aging on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Titled “Knowledge is Power: Aging with Dignity,” the symposium will be held at the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Education Center. Attendees will be provided with knowledge...

Thursdays at Newhall to Feature Women on the Move Trio
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

The Newhall Refinery will host the folk, pop and country-blended stylings of the Women on the Move Trio Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for free. Songwriters Linda Geleris, Trish Lester, and Joan Enguita will be bringing their own brand of folk-pop, womanly musings and touches of humor...

2016 Santa Colorita Run Registration Open
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015

Registration for the Santa Colorita Run 5K fun run is now open for next year’s race. The 2016 Santa Colorita Run will be held Feb. 13 at 8 a.m. at the Castaic Lake Recreation Area. The race is sponsored by Heritage Sierra Medical Group, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and Tonka. The race will benefit the...

Hart High School Show Choir to Perform Songs at ‘Hart Holiday House’
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

Hart High School Show Choir members will perform holiday songs at the “Hart Holiday House” event this month. There are three separate performances on Sunday, Dec. 20. Shows will be at 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. 200 tickets will be sold for each show. Tickets are $10 each, but students and...

International Friendship Center to Host 3rd Annual Christmas Banquet
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015

International Friendship Center officials are inviting the community to their 3rd Annual Christmas Banquet. The event is expected to be held at the Newhall Community Center (22421 Market St. Santa Clarita, CA 91321) on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 6-9 p.m. The event celebrates Christmas in America for new...

Faith Community Church in Newhall to Host ‘Festividad for Christ’

Faith Community Church officials are planning to continue the tradition of Christmas celebration with their tenth annual “Festividad for Christ” this Saturday, Dec. 12. With live music, children’s gift give-away, free lunch, and a winter wonderland of snow and sledding, the church expects...

Santa Plans to Enjoy Breakfast with Santa Clarita Residents
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015

Santa Clarita residents are invited to enjoy Breakfast with Santa this weekend. The event is scheduled to be held Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, at the Activities Centre, located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway. Come enjoy breakfast and take a photo with Mr. and Mrs. Claus as they tell...

Saturday: Santa Clarita Residents Invited to Holiday Swing Night

Canyon Country Community Center officials are planning to host a Holiday Swing Night dance party this Saturday. The event is scheduled to be held from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 12, at the Canyon Country Community Center. Dance enthusiasts can enjoy free swing dancing lessons followed by...

New Year’s Celebration Event at SCV Senior Center to Have Music, Food, Fun

Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center officials are planning to host a New Year’s Eve celebration to help ring in 2016. The event is planned to be held Thursday Dec. 31 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center Dining Room. The event costs $10 for prepaid tickets and $12 at the door. Dress in...

Prayer Angels Plan Pair of Events to Support Troops
Friday, Nov 13, 2015

Prayer Angels for the Military will be hosting two different events for the holidays to give support to the Santa Clarita Valley’s members of the armed services, past and present. The first event is a care package drive for troops held at the Old Town Newhall Library on Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2...

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Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the couple who are suspected of kidnapping a dead woman’s children are in custody Thursday after officers in Pueblo, Colorado arrested them. Plus, the community gives thanks to the first responders who fought at the frontline of the Sand Fire. Check out these stories and more on tonight's SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 25, 2016
If you’ve walked in the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall lately, you may have noticed what appears to be a fine restaurant. At first glance, that is. A closer look reveals that something is not quite right.
That’s Not a Restaurant, It’s an Art Installation
Members of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association provide "healing art" for the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center in Newhall.
Local Artists Transform Rooms, Hallways at Newhall Dixon Center
The two suspects in the alleged kidnapping of three children belonging to a woman who was found dead in a remote area of Lebec were arrested earlier today in Pueblo, Colorado.
Suspects in Lebec Murder-Kidnap Captured in Colorado
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball program hosted its 2016 Alumni Game on Saturday, with more than a dozen former players returning to the Cougar Cage for a three-set exhibition vs. the 2016 team.
Current Players Edge Alums in COC Volleyball Matchup
The Master’s University volleyball team opened its home schedule Tuesday night by taking down Life Pacific College in three sets in front of a wild crowd on Bross Court.
Lady Mustangs to 3-2 with Win Over Life Pacific
The City of Santa Clarita will host the 22nd annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, Sept. 17
Sept. 17: Annual River Rally, Enviro Expo
Arts Tune-Up is a free half-day mini-conference for artists and arts administrators to network and establish new connections with one another, while learning about current trends in the field.
Oct. 1: County Workshop for Artists in Santa Clarita
Local law enforcement and family members of a man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Newhall are still searching for answers.
Fundraiser Planned for Funeral of Man Killed in Newhall Hit-and-Run
The Assembly has approved a bill by Scott Wilk and Tom Lackey that would name a portion of State Highway Route 14 as the Senator Sharon Runner Memorial Highway.
Wilk-Lackey Bill Names Section of SR14 for Sharon Runner
The suspect barricaded himself inside his residence and is wanted for kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon.
Deputies Extract Suspect Wanted for Kidnapping, Assault
Legislation sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and fellow BOE members cleared the Legislature today when the State Assembly voted unanimously to approve AB 1559.
Runner: Legislature Votes to Extend Emergency Tax Relief
Executives with FivePoint, the parent company of Newhall Land and Farming, announced a $5,000 donation to help Santa Clarita Valley residents affected by the Sand Fire.
Newhall Land Owner FivePoint Donates $5K for Sand Fire Victims
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Richard M. Rodriguez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Rodriguez, VHS & COC Grad, Completes USAF Basic Training
Community: Canyon Country (West) Public Safety and Crime Report for the week of 08/15/16
Crime Blotter: Burglaries, Thefts in CC-West
Community: Valencia: Public Safety and Crime Report for the Week of 08/15/16
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Valencia, Carjacking Avoidance Tips
Community: Canyon Country (East) Public Safety/Crime Report for the week of 08/15/16
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Canyon Country-East
Saugus Public Safety and Crime Report for the week of 08/15/16 Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit
Crime Blotter: Burglaries, Thefts in Saugus
Castaic/ Val Verde Public Safety/Crime Report for the week of August 14, 2016
Crime Blotter: Thefts in Castaic Area
A representative of Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said: “The goal of the county is to get the approval of the CUP” (conditional use permit). There it was. The goal of the county is to get the expansion of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill approved.
Freudian Slip?
At first she thought it was a hummingbird. But at night, and so late? No, it wasn’t that at all. All of a sudden, this flying monster came closer at the speed of light, directly toward the light over Mari’s head.
What the Heck?
1916 - Woodrow Wilson signs act creating National Park Service; its first director is Stephen T. Mather, who made his fortune with the Santa Clarita Valley's borax mine and envisioned & put his own money into forming the Park Service [story]
Simpatico Systems LLC of Lubbock, Texas, announced the acquisition of Valencia-based AdageIT effective Aug. 1.
Texas IT-Security Firm Aquires Valencia-based AdageIT
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the three children who allegedly abducted after their mother was found dead in Lebec have been found. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Former LA County Sheriff Leroy Baca faces a December trial on charges that he obstructed an investigation into civil rights abuses after a federal judge said Wednesday that delaying the trial is not in the public's interest.
December Trial Date Set for Ex-Sheriff Baca
The Santa Clarita City Council approved a proposal for a memorial wall in Veterans Historical Plaza.
City Council Approves Veterans Historical Plaza Memorial Wall
Agua Dulce Winery, an 87-acre property with more than 80 acres of vines, is newly on the market for $12.8 million. Robert Morton and Dario Svidler of the Beverly Hills-based Partners Trust are the listing agents.
Agua Dulce Winery Can Be Yours for $12.8 Mil.
The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series will kick off September with a sensational lineup of free live performances, talks, activities and more on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Cuban Salsa Kicks Off Thursday Events in September
Schedule of activities in and near the city of Santa Clarita.
Things to Do In, Around Santa Clarita
Caltrans plans to close U.S. Highway 101 on-ramps and off-ramps at Mussel Shoals and La Conchita for two nights in each community during the next two weeks.
Temp Closures of 101 Ramps for Hwy Construction by Rasmussen
Diners at Valencia’s California Pizza Kitchen restaurant can enjoy Pizza with a Purpose anytime Aug. 31. On that day, CPK will donate 20 percent of the total check to Fire Family Foundation, the charitable hand of Firefighters First Credit Union, a nonprofit that assists firefighters, their families and all affected by fire devastation.
Aug. 31: Order Pizza, Give Back to Firefighters
The Saugus Union School District is proud to report increased performance at every grade level in both Language Arts and Math on the annual 2015-16 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress.
Saugus Schools Show Growth at All Levels
Santa Clarita's Princess Cruises has unveiled designs and announced key features of Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in the global fleet. Departing April 4, Majestic Princess will sail on her inaugural voyage, a five-day Adriatic Sea cruise round-trip from Rome with stops in Kotor and Corfu.
Princess Unveils Designs, Key Features of Newest Ship
With 18 goals in the last two matches, Santa Clarita is in a good position to challenge for a playoff spot.
Storm Rolls Over Thousand Oaks
This past week, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District confirmed the reappearance of Saint Louis Encephalitis, the first time in seven years within the District borders.
One More Worry: St. Louis Encephalitis Reappears in L.A. County
The California Department of Education released today the student performance results for the 2015/16 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), with the data showing William S. Hart Union High School District students demonstrating significant increases from the previous year and continuing to perform higher than their peers county-wide.
Hart District Students Excel in Standard Assessment