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2004 - Last day in Sacto for Sen. Pete Knight; tapes SCVTV "Newsmaker" show on way home; dies from leukemia 1 month later [story]

Three Local Men Take A Journey Down the Santa Clara River
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

A group of local hikers recently took on the challenge of hiking all 83 miles of the Santa Clara River. Denny Truger, Robert Grzesiak, and Ron Nichols met at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, where they are all docents, and have been hiking together for years. Grzesiak moved to the Santa Clarita valley...

Head-On Collision Kills 2 in Canyon Country

Two people were killed in a head-on collision in Canyon Country Wednesday morning. California Highway Patrol officers are investigating the fatal crash that was reported around 8:45 a.m. in the 13100 block of Soledad Canyon Road, according to Los Angeles County Fire officials, who responded to the...

Providence Patients Receive Newly Approved Heart Device

Providence Saint John’s in Santa Monica is among the first healthcare systems to offer a newly approved heart device called the WATCHMAN, an alternative to blood-thinning drugs, officials said Monday. Two patients, one who waited seven years, underwent a newly approved heart procedure today at Providence...

Supervisors Halt Emergency Cell Tower Network
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015

On a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to end the immediate construction of a network of antenna sites proposed as part of a dedicated emergency communication system. Citing health risks to firefighters and local residents, along with local community concerns...

March 24: Palmdale’s Most Wanted

Palmdale Station Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for identity theft and a suspect wanted for domestic violence, both believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. Palmdale station detectives are looking for Levi Armour. Levi is described as a 24 year-old male white...

Senator Runner Suggests Elimination of State Income Tax

During a discussion at the 2015 Cal Tax Annual Members meeting, Board of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner suggested replacing California’s income tax with a sales tax on services to make life easier for taxpayers. “If you want real tax reform, we ought to look at eliminating the state’s personal...

Indiana Mother Suspects Teen Daughter Is Santa Clarita Runaway

An Indiana woman concerned her teen daughter is living as a runaway in Santa Clarita is asking for the community’s help. “I believe my daughter is with her father who lives in Santa Clarita,” said Vidamia Sanchez, a resident of Goshen, Ind., where she lived with her daughter until March 6. After...

L.A. County OKs Move Of Santa Clarita City Council Election

[KHTS] - County supervisors approved moving Santa Clarita City Council elections, days before one of the men who prompted the change is scheduled  to speak. Los Angeles County officials signed off Tuesday on the first term of a lawsuit brought forth by Jim Soliz and Rosemarie Sanchez Fraser, who sued...

Circle of Hope to Open Closet Shop in SCV

Circle of Hope officials are once again opening Hope’s Closet in Santa Clarita, a resale clothes, shoes and accessories shop to fundraise for the nonprofit. Beginning Saturday, March 28, Circle of Hope officials will open the ladies’ resale shop featuring all manner of ladies’ garments, shoes and...

Soroptimist Fashion Show Brings Sold Out Crowd

[KHTS] - The annual Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley Fashion Show attracted a sold out crowd of more than 300 guests to the Valencia Hyatt Regency on Sunday, March 22. Pam Ingram, president of Soroptimist International of Greater SCV, said the annual fashion show “is one of...

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2004 - Last day in Sacto for Sen. Pete Knight; tapes SCVTV "Newsmaker" show on way home; dies from leukemia 1 month later [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, L.A. County Coroners released information about two investigations plus the Board of Supervisors approved a plan to add funds for the construction of a local bridge.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Award winning animation director Jorge Guiterrez is slated to discuss his first animated feature, "The Book of Life" at the Newhall Community Center in April.
Get Animated with Jorge Guiterrez & The ARTree
Toxicology reports cleared up several outstanding questions regarding a pair of death investigations, and perhaps raised more likely to remain unanswered Tuesday.
Coroner Releases Identity of Two Deaths
Los Angeles County officials are expected Tuesday to approve a $450,000 change in work on a $37 million project to build a State Route 126 and Commerce Center Drive Interchange bridge in Castaic.
County Approves Additional Funds For $37 Million SR-126 Bridge
Cindy Newhall-Weyant died in her home in Costa Mesa early Tuesday morning after a long battle with multiple sclerosis, according to family members.
Cindy Newhall-Weyant Dies At Age 51 After Long Illness
How to Successfully Start Your New Business; Basics of Intellectual Property; Beyond the Business Card; plus more
SBDC April Calendar
Princess will air The Sound of Music on its Movies Under the Stars top deck screens and feature sing-a-longs, trivia games and more to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of both the cruise line and the musical.
Princess Cruises and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Take The Sound of Music Out to Sea
The 2015 Spring Print Competition hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association will be held Saturday, May 2 at the Saugus Train Station at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park in Newhall. Judging will be conducted from 9 a.m. to noon, with a free reception for photographers and the public from 5 to 8 p.m.
SCV Photographers Association Hosts Spring Print Competition
Holy Week marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations.
Easter, Passover And Holy Week Events In Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita Valley water officials are calling for a return to the summer watering schedule this week for their water conservation plan.
Santa Clarita Valley To Resume 3-Day Watering Schedule
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks LA County youth and adult community and professional choirs, music ensembles, folk and traditional artists and dance companies to perform in the 56th Annual Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration on December 24, 2015
County Arts Commission Seeks Performers for Holiday Celebration
The Master’s College women’s soccer team has continued to prepare for its 2015 campaign by signing Lancaster, California, native, Hailey Gomillion.
Lady Mustang Soccer Signs Hailey Gomillion
Titled “iwitness,” the installation consists of an inter-connected network of towering asymmetrical photographic sculptures wrapped with massive portraits of eyewitness survivors of the Genocide. The sculptures have no right angles and their irregular angular shapes speak to an unbalanced world, continually at risk of war, ethnic cleansing and genocide. They range in height from eight to fifteen feet.
April 25: Armenian Genocide Centennial Public Art Exhibit
Fire Department officials rescued a woman whose vehicle crashed Monday and went about 100 feet down the side of Vasquez Canyon Road.
Woman Sustains Minor Injuries In Vasquez Canyon Crash
Making his only season at The Master's College count, Russell Byrd has been named to the 2014-15 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball All-America squad as an honorable mention choice.
Byrd Flies To All-American Honors
TMC’s Conner Menez has earned Pitcher of the Week honors on the conference level, while Steve Karkenny has been named the GSAC’s player of the week.
Mustang Baseball Duo Bags Weekly GSAC Honors
After leading the TMC women's basketball team to a GSAC Tournament championship and an appearance in the NAIA National Tournament, sophomores Bianca Cubello and Megan Lindsley have been named to the 2014-15 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball All-America squad as honorable mention choices.
TMC Women’s Basketball Cubello and Lindsley Earn All-American Honors
1870 - George Gleason & partners apply for patent on gold lode in Soledad Canyon [story]
f ever you leave the comfort of your couch and space heater, it’s a good idea to know what hypothermia is, how to prepare for cold weather, and what you need to do to prevent it.
Hypothermia Kills | Commentary by Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel
Iran did nothing legally to incorporate human rights as provided in the UN recommendations. So the question remains: Why did the UN choose Iran to lead the UN’s Human Rights Council, when they haven’t even adopted them in their own country?
United Nuts | Commentary by Joe Messina
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: A Canyon Country man convicted of raping his daughter was sentenced to 143 years in state prison Monday.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, March 30, 2015
The winners of the annual CIF Southern Section-Ford Academic Awards program were announced at the CIF-SS office Monday with several Hart School District teams earning distinction.
Hart District Athletes Honored By CIF-SS For Academic Excellence