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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...

June 14: Santa Clarita Century Ride & Expo
Thursday, Jun 5, 2014

Cycling Enthusiasts – Don’t Miss Out! Child & Family Center presents the sixth annual Santa Clarita Century Ride & Expo, Saturday June 14. Riders have their choice of a 100, 50 or 25 mile ride. All rides begin at the Westfield Valencia Town Center parking lot at the corner of...

Hoefflin Evening Under Stars Coming Sept. 13

Join us for an Evening Under the Stars    The Michael Hoefflin Foundation’s annual an “Evening Under the Stars” Gala Dinner and Charity Auction is set for September 13, 2014.  We are excited to announce a change in location bringing our signature event to the beautiful Robinson...

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A valedictorian of College of the Canyons' 2014 graduating class was one of ten students nationwide chosen to receive the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship award, college officials announced Wednesday. Jessie Warme, who is set to attend the University of California at San Diego in the fall, was selected from more than 2,200 applicants to be awarded with the $7,500 scholarship in recognition of outstanding academic achievement of Phi Theta Kappa members.
COC Valedictorian Receives $7,500 Scholarship
A Val Verde man accused of several burglaries, including a “hot prowl,” was charged with five counts related to theft and vandalism in Val Verde, according to court documents. Manuel Guerrero Cortez, 33, was arrested for his alleged involvement in a residential burglary that took place while the resident was home.
Val Verde ‘Hot Prowl’ Suspect Facing Multiple Charges
On August 17, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a residence located within the unincorporated area of Santa Clarita (Westridge / Valencia). The victim reported she was contacted by her credit card company regarding a suspicious transaction. Deputies began the investigation and contacted station detectives. idtheftsuspect_2Station detectives learned that an unknown suspect used the victim’s personal information to bypass security questions. The unknown suspect requested that a replacement credit card be sent to the victim’s residence in Santa Clarita on expedited Fed-Ex shipping.
Detectives on the Lookout for ID Theft Suspect
Aspiring artists and entertainers are invited to participate in an upcoming Open Mic Night to be held at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center in October, event officials announced Wednesday.
Open Call for Open Mic Night at COC Arts Center
A new fare structure for all Metro buses and rail lines is set to take effect on September 15, Metro officials announced Wednesday. All fares can be pre-paid using what Metro officials are calling a TAP card and then “tapping” each time a rider boards, according to their website.
Metro Announces New Fare Structure For Buses, Rail Lines
Returning from the summer recess, council members unanimously filled vacancies on the Planning,Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Arts Commission, as well as the Financial Audit and Accountability Panel.
City Council Appoints Commissioners, Panel Members
An alleged Santa Clarita gang member was sentenced to seven years in state prison after admitting to attacking a man outside the Canyon Crest apartment complex in Newhall, an official said Wednesday.
Newhall Stabbing Suspect Sentenced to 7 Years
Santa Clarita residents can attend a series of public meetings to discuss updates to mobile home park rent procedures, city officials announced Wednesday.
Public Meetings Address Mobile Home Rent Procedures
I think when it comes to developers building a new neighborhood, it is sort of like a maker of bourbon telling folks to drink responsibly. Medical science tells me that one ounce of alcohol (the amount in a typical drink) starts to take away the inhibitions in anyone. Responsible drinking might not be and usually isn’t possible after that first drink.
Build One, Build More
1952 - Actor & CalArts grad Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) born in New York [timeline]
A Castaic grocery store was left without power after a van struck an electrical box Tuesday afternoon. That plus more on tonights edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, August 24, 2014
5K participants receive a T-shirt and goodie bag, plus the chance to do something great for our community. Awards will be presented for the winners three deep in all age categories. Participation medals are awarded to those who take part in the 1K Kid Run.
Food Pantry to Host Run Against Hunger
The state Assembly approved a bill Tuesday by Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Calabasas, that would require future charter schools to operate within the boundaries of the district that charters them. The legislation was sought by school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley after the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District started chartering schools that operate campuses within the jurisdiction of other districts.
Assembly Passes Bill To Limit Charter School Approvals
Forty freshmen have been selected to participate in a brand new four-year engineering pathway program that uses hands-on, STEM based curriculum at Saugus High School .
Saugus High Offers New Engineering Pathway
Santa Clarita City Council members return from their summer break Tuesday night, with open spaces, holiday lights and new commissioners on the agenda.
Santa Clarita City Council Seeking More Open Land and Appointees
Sixteen graduates from the College of the Canyons and William S. Hart Union High School District Upward Bound Program are expected to begin their first semester at COC after completing a college preparatory program designed to empower students to graduate from high school and continue their education at a college or university.
Program Encourages Students to Graduate and Attend College
A Castaic grocery store is without power after a van struck an electrical box in a parking lot at 11:57 a.m. on Tuesday.
Power Out After Crash in Grocery Store Parking Lot
Los Angeles Police Department officials said the car crash that killed two College of the Canyons football players and left one in critical condition was a "tragic incident" and speed was a factor.
LAPD: Excessive Speed a Factor in Fatal Crash
An Anaheim man was arrested in a sting operation on charges he targeted a Santa Clarita teen for a sexual relationship using Kik, a popular instant messaging service.
Anaheim Man Pleads Not Guilty to Luring SCV Girl, 16
1926 - Sheriff's Substation No. 6 dedicated in Newhall [story]
Are we ready for Pico Canyon Road to be a major thoroughfare between Interstate 5 and the planned homes south of Highway 126? Looking at the EIR for the proposal, that is what will occur.
Pico Thoroughfare to 126
A Texarkana lawyer seeking compensation for the victims of a pastor convicted of sex crimes against children said he’ll likely be seeking Tony Alamo’s Santa Clarita Valley properties in October.
Victims’ Lawyer Plans to Go After Alamo’s SCV Property
A multiple car crash in Sylmar on Friday left two College of the Canyons football players dead and one in critical condition. That plus more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 23, 2014
"(Eldridge Salguero) is still in intensive care and he remains in critical condition," said Natasha Shows, spokeswoman for the Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.
COC Football Player Remains in ICU Following Fatal Crash