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1954 - U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman born in Monterey Park; represents southeastern sliver of SCV [story]

Ex-School Employee in Lancaster Gets 15 to Life for Molestation
Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014

Jonathan Macy A former youth supervisor was sentenced Tuesday for molesting two girls at Grace Chapel Church in Lancaster, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Deputy District Attorney Jon Hatami said Jonathan Michael Macy, 31, was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison...

Man Killed While Crossing I-5 on Foot
Monday, Oct 13, 2014

[KHTS] – A man was killed while running across the Interstate 5 freeway Sunday night, California Highway Patrol officers said Monday. The man was running across the I-5 freeway north of Rye Canyon Road, when he collided with the side of a 2013 Nissan, breaking the rear view mirror and shattering...

Assault in Canyon Country Investigated as Hate Crime

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating an alleged hate crime, after a Hispanic man was attacked shortly after midnight Sunday. “We’re investigating this as a hate crime and an assault with a deadly weapon,” said Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station...

Detectives Investigating Man’s Death in Acton
Saturday, Oct 11, 2014

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a male adult. Homicide detectives have learned that on Saturday at 10:24 a.m., deputies from Palmdale Sheriff Station responded to the 33000 block of Crown Valley...

San Gabriels Now Monument; Incl. Eastern SCV
Friday, Oct 10, 2014

Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste with President Obama at Friday afternoon’s signing ceremony. In July the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously endorsed the more expansive legislative proposal by Rep. Judy Chu (D-Pasadena) that would have established the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation...

Sewer Board Gets 4-Year Reprieve on Chloride Treatment

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials won the unanimous approval Thursday of the L.A.-area Regional Water Quality Control Board for some important changes to the state-mandated chloride compliance requirements. If approved by the State Water Resources Control Board and the...

Obama Declares Monument Today; White House Publishes Map

[SEE BETTER MAP HERE] [Fact Sheet: San Gabriel Mountains National Monument]   [The White House, Oct. 10, 2014] – Today, President Obama will use his authority under the Antiquities Act to establish 346,177 acres of national forest land in the San Gabriel Mountains in southern California as...

Henry Mayo Ramping Up Preparedness for Ebola
Thursday, Oct 9, 2014

[Henry Mayo Hospital] – The world is experiencing a serious outbreak of Ebola in African countries and it has migrated to the U.S., with the first case diagnosed in a hospital in Dallas, Texas. Our facility is ramping up our preparedness to ensure everyone in our facility and our community is knowledgeable...

Canyon High Junior Seriously Injured in Motocross Crash

[KHTS] – A Santa Clarita Valley family is praying for their 16-year-old son’s recovery, after Canyon High junior Justin Covarrubias was seriously injured in a recent motocross crash in Rialto. “It’s been a living nightmare — it’s awful,” said Jamie Covarrubias, Justin’s mother. “Everybody’s...

Missing Teen from Saugus Found in Downtown L.A.

Maria Espinola A Santa Clarita teen who has been missing for more than a week was found safe and sound in downtown Los Angeles Thursday afternoon, a family member said. “Somebody had seen my Facebook page ‘Maria Espinola WHERE ARE YOU?’,” said Maria Spargisiore, Maria Espinola’s aunt. “Someone...

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The billboard agreement is the known bird-in-the-hand versus the unknown two-in-the-bush later. Of importance is that Clear Channel was invited to come in with proposals, and they have never responded. Without question, there are no guarantees of a better deal later if this one is lost.
Measure ‘S’ Pros, Cons | Betty Arenson
1954 - U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman born in Monterey Park; represents southeastern sliver of SCV [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: A man suspected of robbing a Newhall Walgreens with a shotgun Thursday is in custody.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, October 23, 2014
The following letter was sent to parents of Valencia High School students Thursday afternoon in regards to a fight involving several Hart District students on Friday, October 17, 2014. Dear VHS parents, We are aware of many rumors currently circulating following the fight that happened on Friday evening.
A Letter to Valencia High Parents
COC sophomore setter Taylor Kasha has been named the Western State Conference (WSC) Female Athlete of the Week.
COC’s Kasha Named Western Conference Athlete of the Week
The College of the Canyons women’s soccer team shut out Citrus College, 6-0
SCV Sports Roundup for Oct. 23
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man suspected robbing Walgreens with a shotgun for drugs.
Suspect Arrested After Walgreens Drug Robbery
A Santa Clarita mom is making and selling eco-friendly American Girl doll clothing.
SCV Mom Creates American Girl Clothing Business
I remain concerned for the safety and security of our uniformed personnel supporting this mission. Congress will continue to provide robust oversight throughout our troops’ deployment.
McKeon Releases Statement on Ebola
Gateway Ranch is a 302-acre property located on the northern half of Las Lomas in the Newhall Pass. Once planned for a major housing development, the land is now part of the City’s Open Space Preservation District and protected from development indefinitely.
City to Cut Ribbon on Newly Acquired Open Space
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is partnering with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to host a Correctional Peace Officers recruitment on Thursday, Oct. 30
WorkSource Center Hosting Peace Officers Recruitment
Enjoy an evening of great live entertainment featuring music from the hills and valleys of the East to the plains, prairies and deserts of the West.
Cowboy Music Takes Over REP for WMA Benefit Concert
So far there has been about $181,700 of “grass roots” support to preserve the current billboards – of which maybe $6,500 is local (the $500 from Tony Strickland being from “out of town”). All kinds of money to stop the three electronic billboards and preserve dozens and dozens of ugly relics of a bygone era that have serious light pollution issues, too.
A ‘Tyrannt’ with Soul
The Santa Clarita Public Library, with support from the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library, will once again sponsor the Celebration of Local Authors event on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall branch, located at 24500 Main Street.
Library Prepping for Second Celebration of Local Authors
1888 - Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Ezra visits different schools each year to share with other children what he has gone through and how being different is not a problem. His inspirational talks demonstrate how anyone can achieve his or her dreams, no matter what the circumstances might be.
Make It Happen
It’s the weekend before Halloween, and local rockers are getting on their ghoul.
SCV Entertainment Beat: Rockers are Getting Their ‘Ghoul’ On
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Sheriff's deputies and the Hart School District are investigating an alleged assault that happened at Valencia High School Friday night. The fight, was caught on tape and circulated on social media early this week.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Margo Hudon (of Margo's boutique) and Brett Walter, field deputy to Rep. Buck McKeon, have joined the board of Single Mothers Outreach.
Margo Hudson, Brett Walter Join SMO Board
Things to do in & near the city of Santa Clarita.
SCV Arts & Events: Ghost Adventures, more
BioSolar Inc., producer of innovative bio-based solar energy products and developer of a breakthrough supercapacitor technology, announced that its innovative BioSuperCap technology will be presented at Supercapacitors USA 2014 at Santa Clara during the week of Nov. 19
Local Solar Energy Tech Firm to Present at Conference
The City of Santa Clarita is offering complimentary California native oak trees to residents in honor of the community’s annual “Oaktober” celebration. Residents can contact the City through November 7, 2014 to order the free trees, which are exempt from the City’s Oak Tree Preservation and Protection Ordinance.
Free Oak Trees in “Oaktober”
The doors to "Beware the Dark Realm" open this Friday, Oct. 24. The haunted house located at 28621 Sugar Pine Way in Saugus is raising funds and collecting supplies for the SCV Food Pantry.
‘Beware the Dark Realm’ and Help the Needy
The Hart girls volleyball team is still rolling. The Hart girls swept Canyon, 3-0, and are undefeated in first place in the Foothill League standings.
SCV Sports Roundup for Oct. 22