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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [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, SCV Sheriff's need the public's help in locating a missing woman. Plus, City Council is looking to select a new City Council member at a special meeting on Tuesday, January 17. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, January 16, 2017
NeuroCommunity hosts support groups that include guest speakers and open discussions for people with Parkinson’s Disease.
Jan. 27: NeuroCommunity Hosts Support Groups for Parkinson’s Disease
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission and city staff are expected to tour the site for the Sand Canyon Plaza project on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.
Planning Commission, City Staff to Tour Sand Canyon Plaza Project Site
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will be asked to consider the demolition of a Best Western Hotel in Valencia that would allow for the construction two new hotels.
Planning Commission to Consider Demolition of Best Western Hotel
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has announced the Federal Aviation Administration's approval of the Department's use of an unmanned aircraft system.
LASD Announces Use of Unmanned Aircrafts
Santa Clarita’s local artists Zony Gordon and Cecily Willis have announced their “2 for the Road” art exhibition will be held at the Fast Frame Gallery in Valencia starting February 1-28.
Feb. 1-28: Local Artists Host ‘2 for the Road’ Exhibit
The National Park Service shares President Obama’s enthusiasm for promoting diversity and inclusion in national parks and other public lands announced in the recent Presidential Memorandum on Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Our National Parks, National Forests, and Other Public Lands and Waters.
Obama Designates Several New National Monuments
Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc. is partnering with L.A. Care, the American Red Cross and the Val Verde Park and Recreation Center to offer an open enrollment event for Covered California on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Val Verde Park and Rec Center.
Jan. 21: Samuel Dixon to Host Covered California Enrollment Event
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the above missing person. The missing person, Melinda "Mindy" King, was last seen on 01/13/2017 at 12:30 p.m. on the 26000 block of Isabella Parkway in Canyon Country. She was driving a '95 4-door white Saturn, CA/DP471HY.
Missing: Melinda ‘Mindy’ King, Last Seen in Canyon Country
Van Nuys area LAPD officers were in Castaic on Saturday, serving a resident with an arrest warrant after he was suspected of attempted murder in Van Nuys last week.
Castaic Man Arrested in Connection with Attempted Van Nuys Murder
The application window for Non-Transferable Tax Credits for TV Projects is open from February 10 to February 17, 2017.
Feb. 10 – 17: Applications for TV Projects, Non-Transferable Tax Credits Open
Several residential development projects and a recreation area are going to be presented to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
Supes Looking into Developments in Leona Valley Area
L.A. County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis are moving that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to on January 21, 2017 send a 5-signature letter communicating their support of the BRIDGE Act to the California Congressional delegation, to the Senate and House leadership and to the President of the United States.
Supes to Show Support of BRIDGE ACT
The County of Los Angeles Fish and Wildlife Commission is looking for approval from the L.A. County Board of Supervisors to award grant funds to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Tehachapi Mountain Lion Project for the purchase of three Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) collars.
Supes to Look into Purchase of GPS Collars for Tehachapi Mountain Lion Project
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is looking into reallocating Park In-Lieu Fees Funds totaling $1,278,000 to fund the Plum Canyon Park Project, Val Verde New ADA Path of Travel Project and Richard Rioux Park New Picnic Shelter Project.
Reallocation of Park In-Lieu Fees Funds Proposed to Supes
The County Interim Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cold Weather Alert: Antelope Valley, L.A. County Mountain Areas
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station VIDA Program for "at-risk" youth ages 11 to 17 is now accepting applications.
‘At-Risk’ Youth Encouraged to Apply to VIDA Program
Canyon County (East) Crime Report & Public Safety Report: Week of January 2-8, 2017
Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Burglary in East Canyon Country
Canyon Country (West): Crime & Public Safety Information Report for the Week of January 2-7, 2017
Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Shoplifting in West Canyon Country
Newhall: Crime & Public Safety Information Report for the Week of January 2-8, 2017
Crime Blotter: Assault, Vandalism in Newhall
Valencia: Crime Report & Public Safety Information for the Week of January 2-8, 2017
Crime Blotter: Grand Theft Auto, Vehicle Burglary in Valencia
Saugus Crime & Public Safety Information for the Week of January 2-8, 2017
Crime Blotter: Burglary, Grand Theft Auto in Saugus
Stevenson Ranch: Crime Report & Public Safety Information Report for the Week of January 2-8, 2017
Crime Blotter: Attempted Arson, Shoplifting in Stevenson Ranch
Castaic/ Val Verde: Public Safety & Crime Report for the week of January 2-8, 2017
Crime Blotter: Theft, Vehicle Burglary in Castaic, Val Verde
1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
1978 - Banker Sara Faye Wood becomes first female president (chair) of SCV Chamber of Commerce [story]
County planners have set a date for the final hearing on Chiquita Canyon landfill officials’ application to increase operations in Castaic. The hearing is planned to be on March 1 at 6 p.m. at West Ranch High School.
March 1: Chiquita Canyon Expansion Hearing
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, five were were arrested in connection to the man accused of shooting Sgt. Steve Owen. Plus, detectives find a witness to the fatal hit-and-run death of a teen and a local art group donates sweaters to domestic violence victims. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 13, 2017
California State Parks reminds outdoor enthusiasts that winter recreation can be hazardous. Every year, thousands of individuals and families enjoy California’s winter season by playing in the snow, fishing, walking/hiking a trail, boating, off-highway recreation or visiting historical sites.
CA State Parks Offers Tips to Enjoy Winter Season Safely
Supervisor Kathryn Barger applauded Friday’s decision by Santa Clara Superior Court Judge Richard Loftus to revoke convicted serial rapist Christopher Hubbart’s conditional release.
Barger Applauds Revoke of Pillow Case Rapist Release
The State Board of Education (SBE) today took the final steps in approving a landmark Accountability and Improvement System that will provide a wealth of new information to help parents, educators, and the public evaluate schools and districts, identify strengths and weaknesses, and provide targeted assistance.
Final Elements of CA School Dashboard Approved
“Climate, Fire and the Future of Open Space” is a panel being held in conjunction with the exhibit at the Old Town Newhall Library called “Highway 2: The Journey and the Destination" and is happening on Saturday, January 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library.
Jan. 21: Photography Panel Explores Climate, Fire, Future of Open Space
Two hundred volunteers are needed to help count Santa Clarita Valley’s homeless population on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed to Count the Homeless in Santa Clarita
Adult Sports introduced a free and fun program this winter. The Central Park Walking Challenge is a fun way to get outdoors and walk.
Central Park Walking Challenge
The County Interim Health Officer is extending a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Jan. 13 – Jan. 16: Cold Weather Alert Extended