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1900 - Pico oil driller Alex Mentry (as in Mentryville) succumbs to typhoid fever at California Hospital in Los Angeles [story]

Oct. 24: Lombardi Ranch, Real Life Church Team Up for Halloween Event
Friday, Oct 2, 2015

Real Life Church will invite the SCV community to a fun, safe, environment for families to gather together and enjoy a unique take on Halloween with our 5th annual event, themed “A Tribute to Lombardi Ranch.” The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 24, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. This 5th annual event...

Things to Do: Fright Fest Cometh
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015


Nov. 7: Dia De Los Muertos Festival at Eternal Valley (Video)
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce invites the public to participate in its second annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival SCV at Eternal Valley Memorial Park on Nov. 7 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dia De Los Muertos is observed throughout Mexico. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends...

Sept. 19: A Day for Kids at Newhall Park
Friday, Sep 18, 2015

Every year, Americans celebrate Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and even Groundhog’s Day. The city of Santa Clarita thinks it time to honor children by celebrating a “Day for Kids.” Families in Santa Clarita will enjoy a free kid’s carnival, open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 19, from noon...

Sept. 26-Nov. 14: Fall Tours at Tehachapi Native Village Site
Friday, Aug 7, 2015

California State Parks is taking reservations for the fall tour season at Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park in Tehachapi.  Although no structures remain on this Kawaiisu Native American village site, the area’s rich history comes alive through the trained volunteer tour guides and the clues that the...

New: Post Pix for Prizes at Touch-A-Truck
Monday, Jun 15, 2015

Visitors to the SCV Senior Center’s annual Touch-A-Truck event each year have been posting photos of their families enjoying the event, and inviting friends to join them. This year, those who post photos of designated areas of the event will have an opportunity to win prizes in the Posts for Prizes...

‘Cocktails on the Roof’ to Benefit Hart School District

Sample signature cocktails and food pairings way up “on the roof” of a Town Center location – all to benefit the William S. Hart Union High School District. The WiSH Education Foundation’s fundraising event, “Cocktails on the Roof,” will be held on Sept. 18 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Hosted...

June 18: ‘Around the World’ Concert at Senior Center
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015

Enjoy a whole spectrum of favorite international tunes including songs from or about Europe, Africa, the Islands, the Far East, plus many more, performed by the SCV Senior Center Silvertone Singers and Musicians under the direction of John Swinford. When: Thursday, June 18, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Where:...

Art & Action-Packed Thursdays at Newhall
Monday, Jun 1, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues in June with its fourth installment of the 2015 season. Main Street in Old Town Newhall will come to life each Thursday evening with a variety of things to see, including a ceramic art display, West African...

Sign Up Now to Enter: SCV Fourth of July Parade
Saturday, May 30, 2015

File Photo: Canyon Theatre Guild entry | By Sunny Wise It’s that time again – time to gather the red, white and blue bunting, polish the car, build the floats, practice the music and the princess wave. The all-volunteer organizing team for the annual Santa Clarita Fourth of July parade is inviting...

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The alpha lioness became injured by a Cape buffalo when she was hunting. She was gored in her left hind quarter. Her leg was almost ripped off, but no bones were broken, and no organs were damaged. However, she lost a lot of blood, and it was painful for her to walk. She probably would not live without human intervention, and neither would her cubs.
What a World | Commentary by Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel
1900 - Pico oil driller Alex Mentry (as in Mentryville) succumbs to typhoid fever at California Hospital in Los Angeles [story]
Santa Clarita Station deputies responded to a call of two men running around a Valencia condominium complex armed with firearms. ... While following up on the investigation, deputies went to the home looking for the other person involved in the call. Deputies knocked on the front door. The door was opened by the suspect, who was armed with what appeared to be a shotgun, and pointed the barrel directly at the deputies.
Valencia Man Levels Shotgun Lookalike at Deputy’s Chest, Lives to Tell About It
The Los Angeles County Fire Department Hazmat Team responded to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station after an individual brought in a envelope that supposedly made him ill Saturday afternoon.
Glittery Envelope Prompts Shutdown of SCV Sheriff Station
The Pitchess Detention Center and other Los Angeles County jails are closed to visitors this weekend while officials conduct security assessments of visitor areas.
Pitchess, Other Jails Closed to Visitors This Weekend
1967 - Future state Sen. Pete Knight sets world speed record (still stands) in X-15 rocket plane [story]
Santa Clarita Valley High School Football Scores for Week Five (October 2 through October 3)
SCV High School Football Scores: Week 5
All 23 California State University campuses will begin accepting applications today for admission to the fall 2016 term. Apply online at www.csumentor.edu. The application deadline is Nov. 30, 2015.
All CSU Campuses Now Accepting Apps for Fall 2016
The Santa Clarita Valley Council PTA will host a candidates forum for the upcoming William S. Hart Union High School District governing board election on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
SCV Council PTA to Host Hart District Candidates Forum
Summer may be over, but camp never is. The Painted Turtle operates year-round, sometimes packing up the magic of camp and taking it to other regions of California.
News from the Painted Turtle
October is a great month for special events in the city of Santa Clarita, and this year, there is something for everyone.
Walk, Run, Heel
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present the timeless vampire tale “Dracula” on the main stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement, Oct. 9 through Oct. 18.
‘Dracula’ Opens Oct. 9 at PAC
The consumer website WalletHub has ranked Santa Clarita No. 10 on the list of best cities in the United States for people with disabilities.
Santa Clarita Ranked 10th Best U.S. City for People with Disabilities
To address the increasingly important role international trade plays in the greater Los Angeles economy, the Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center Network launched the Virtual International Business Advisor to help small- to-medium-size businesses in northern Los Angeles County grow their international skills and opportunities abroad.
Regional SBDC Program Gives Local Entrepreneurs Some Global Perspective
The ad starts with a women announcing how Chiquita Canyon Landfill came to the rescue of Val Verde and how the money paid to the funds committee in Val Verde saved the town from imminent doom, great crime, and now pays the way for kids to go through college.
Omitted Truths
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Providence is trying to get in front of a possible nurse shortage. Plus, Tracy Gold made an appearance at two William S. Hart Union Schools today to relay a unique message. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, October 1, 2015
Because Sarah finds it difficult to make friends, she set out on a quest to meet new ones and at the same time, help people understand autism. She does this by reaching out to people with a wrapped gumball and a small information card, while her mom snaps a photo for her to remember all her new friends.
Sarah’s Story
A Tujunga man was sentenced today to 23 years to life in state prison after being convicted of murder for a 2013 DUI wrong-way crash on the Antelope Valley Freeway, the Los Angeles County District Attorney announced.
Wrong-Way Driver Gets 23 to Life for Deadly Crash on 14 Freeway
Bowman High School welcomed Roadtrip Nation and actress Tracey Gold to help guide students to make their passions into careers.
Roadtrip Nation, Child Actress Inspire Bowman Students
Valencia-based biomed MannKind Corp. has issued its third round of pink slips this year amid lackluster sales of its new inhalable insulin drug, Afrezza.
Another Round of Layoffs at MannKind Corp.
Real Life Church is partnering with Lombardi Ranch to offer a memorable Halloween experience that pays tribute to the family-­friendly event that Lombardi Ranch has historically offered.
Oct. 24: Lombardi Ranch, Real Life Church Team Up for Halloween Event
The annual ride supports our fallen heroes and their families. All proceeds support LASD, CHP, CDC, LACoFD, and the US Forest Service (Angels National Forest).
Oct. 11: High Desert Fallen Heroes Ride Returns
A Manufacturing Day seminar at College of the Canyons Friday gave junior and senior high school students an opportunity to see the various career paths available to them in the manufacturing sector.
Manufacturing Day at COC Presents Students with Career Options