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1941 - Death of "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]

Alleged Changing-room Photographer Won’t Be Tried
Monday, Nov 17, 2014

A man arrested Friday after he was accused of taking pictures of a woman in a Target changing room was released Monday, after the District Attorney’s Office declined to press charges. “Our office declined to press charges pending further investigation,” said Greg Risling, a spokesman for the D.A.’s...

Amber Alert Issued in Calaveras County


Store Employee Accused of Photographing Woman in Changing Room (Again)
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014

[KHTS] – A Target employee arrested Friday at the Golden Valley store in Santa Clarita is accused of taking photos of a woman in the store’s changing room, officials said. Online court records indicate the suspect had a previous conviction for a similar offense. Ricky Alexander Torres, 21, was...

Caltrans to Fete Completion of I-5 Truck Lanes Project

Caltrans officials will celebrate the completion of the Interstate-5 truck lanes project through the Newhall Pass with a ribbon-cutting event next month. The $72 million project involved the addition of a new truck lane and mixed flow lanes between SR-14 and Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue. A mixed-flow...

Homeless Man Charged in Attempted Kidnap, Rape of SCV Girl, 13
Friday, Nov 14, 2014

Guillermo Lomelí Ceniceros [District Attorney] – A homeless man was charged today with attempting to kidnap and rape a 13-year-old girl from a Santa Clarita bus bench, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Guillermo Lomelí Ceniceros (dob 2/24/75) faces five felony counts:...

Feds Fund CHP to Promote Motorcycle Safety

California continues to see a growth in the number of motorcyclists on its roadways. With increasing numbers of both cars and motorcycles, educational efforts and motorcycle safety awareness continue to be an important issue for the California Highway Patrol. With an overall goal of reducing motorcycle-involved...

Caltrans Closures for Gorman Area, Nov. 17-21

Closures for the I-5 Pavement Improvement Project Vista Del Lago Road to Kern County Line   Gorman — The California Department of Transportation plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of November 17-21, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway...

CLWA Goes Solar in Saugus
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014

[KHTS] – Community leaders celebrated the operation of the Castaic Lake Water Agency’s newest field of beams Thursday, a 3.5-megawatt plot of solar panels expected to save Santa Clarita Valley ratepayers millions over the next couple of decades. “These panels will reduce electricity costs by...

Citizen Calls Cops on Charlize Theron, Sean Penn at Vasquez Rocks

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Parks Bureau deputies responded to Vasquez Rocks for what turned out to be a false report that movie stars Charlize Theron and Sean Penn were allegedly mistreating their 2-year-old son, officials said Thursday. “They were there enjoying the park and enjoying...

13-Year-Old Attempted Kidnap Victim Located

[LASD] Detectives assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station continued their investigation throughout the night into an alleged attempt kidnapping incident that occurred on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at approximately 8:30am in the area of Sierra Highway and Jakes Way, Santa Clarita. Detectives...

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1941 - Death of "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
The first Thanksgiving was a three-day feast held in Plymouth, Mass., by the Pilgrims in conjunction with the local Indians, the Wampanoags, but it did not include turkey on the menu - much less the other trimmings that are common today including mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, corn on the cob and cranberries.
Gobble, Gobble | Commentary by Paul A. Levine
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: The FBI is telling parents of a digital app that might help prevent a child abduction.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Friends of Hart Park in cooperation with The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation Park is presenting its 3rd Annual Hart Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair.
Nov. 29-30: Holiday Boutique, Craft Fair at Hart Park
The owner of the Santa Clarita Motel has been approved to build a 42-room hotel in Old Town Newhall.
City OK’s 42-room Hotel for Old Town Newhall
If you live in the Castaic area and have a homeowners association, that HOA has very real legal power over what you can and can’t do within the confines of the HOA area. Contrarily, the Town Council can do nothing legally. It isn’t government. It really isn’t anything but a sounding board for citizens so they can MAYBE get some word to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Club Town Council | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
SCVTV's annual Thanksgiving High School Football Marathon shows every game telecast on SCVTV this past Fall starting at 7 am Thursday.
SCVTV to Telecast Thanksgiving High School Football Marathon
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Michael D. Antonovich said his first action as chairman of the Board of Supervisors when he takes the helm next week will be to nominate Supervisor-elect Hilda Solis as vice chair.
Mayor-Elect Antonovich Taps Solis for Vice Chair
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Santa Clarita residents are invited to the 10th annual Thanksgiving “Community Event” on Thursday in Newhall.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Board of Supervisors unanimously granted final approval for full implementation of Laura’s Law, a comprehensive, treatment-based approach for the mentally ill -- many of whom are incapable of recognizing their illness.
Laura’s Law: Mentally Ill Treatment Protocol Going County-wide
The college was selected as one of 160 American institutions to host the first wave of Proyecta students, accommodating 100 Mexican students throughout the month of November for an accelerated crash course in English. The multi-year project, a cooperative of President Obama’s “100,000 Strong in the Americas” program, aims to send 100,000 Mexican students to the United States for English language education by the year 2018.
COC Selected to Host 100 Students from Mexico
The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles is now accepting registrants for its senior only public housing sites located throughout the County.
Dec. 31: Deadline to Get on Wait List for Orchard Arms Senior Housing
Can’t wait to see it open. Just think: “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen of the Santa Clarita Valley and all the ships at sea. We’re broadcasting from beautiful Old Town Newhall, California, all of the news, music and information you’ll ever want or need.”
On the Move | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
Newhall-headquartered Stomvi USA, one of the nation's top trumpet companies, is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
SCV-based Trumpet Retailer Stomvi Launches New Site
The College of the Canyons student-led Social Issues Forum Club will host an engaging presentation on sexual assault prevention, with students, staff and community members of all ages invited to attend.
Dec. 3: Learn How to Avoid Becoming an Assault Victim
Among other projects, the state bond funds will cover a portion of the cost of equipment for treating chloride.
CLWA Getting $16.7 Mil. from State; Covers Part of Chloride Remedy
Fire Management officials have brought down strike teams of engines and extra fire prevention patrols from northern California and pre-positioned them throughout Southern California.
Fire Danger ‘Very High'; Extra Crews on Hand
Stevenson Ranch, Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 11/17/2014 to 11/23/2014
Blotter: Homes Burglarized in Stevenson Ranch
Castaic and Val Verde, Zone 2 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 11/17/2014-11/23/2014
Castaic-VV Blotter: Another Storage Shed Pilfered
Canyon Country West, Zone 7 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 11/17/2014 to 11/23/2014
CC-West Blotter: Party-goer Attacked While Waiting for Ride From Mom
Valencia, Zone 5 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for the week of 11/17/2014 to 11/23/2014
Valencia Blotter: Suspect Bashes Noisy Neighbor in Head
Saugus, Zone 4 Update Public Safety & Crime Prevention Information Snapshot: 11/17/2014 - 11/23/2014
Saugus Blotter: Boy Says ‘No’ to Robbers, Runs Away
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Cleovaro Chavez killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]