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1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]

Crime Blotter: 3 Males Wanted for Theft
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Community: Newhall Zone 6 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Info for the week of 05/11/15 through 05/17/15. On Tuesday the 11th at 2:02 a.m., testing equipment was stolen from an unlocked toolbox in a truck in the 24800 block of Fourl Road. On Monday the 11th at 4:00 p.m., three males took property...

Deputies Forge Bond with Cancer Patient and Help Complete Bucket List

Law enforcement is not always about catching the bad guy; it is also about reaching out to our community and making a difference. A Los Angeles County Deputy meets many people from all walks of life on any given day. As deputies, it is our goal to make a positive impression in the lives of those people....

Crime Blotter: Multiple Shoplifting Crimes on the Old Road

Stevenson Ranch-West Valencia: Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Week of 05/04/15 to 05/10/15 Last week in Zone 3, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred: A vehicle burglary occurred on the 24800 block of Greensbrier Dr.  An unknown person(s) entered the victim’s vehicle and took...

101 Bridge Construction to Cause Night Closures

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will continue a construction project to upgrade existing bridge rails at multiple locations in both directions along the US 101 Freeway between North Broadway and Highland Avenue/Cahuenga Boulevard. The project is 90% complete. The entire project...

Caltrans Announces I-210 Closures

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will intermittently close one lane along the east- and westbound I-210 between the Dunsmore Avenue undercrossing and North Los Robles Avenue starting Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21, each night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Scheduled closures are...

Double Murder Suspect Due Back in Court

[KHTS] – A man accused in the “mercy killings” of his wife and sister is due back in court July 22, when the court expects to have a preliminary hearing date set. Lance Holger Anderson, 60, of Canyon Country, is accused of fatally shooting his wife and his sister — both of whom reportedly...

Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Aims to Crack Down on Unsafe Riding

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on May 21 2015, in the City of Santa Clarita in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Motorcycle fatalities saw a phenomenal drop of 37 percent from 2008 to 2010, but then rose 23...

DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for this Friday

File photo by Carol Ohler The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County on Friday, May 22, 2015. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. and will conclude at approximately 2:30 a.m. Saturday, May...

Zonta Awards Thousands in Scholarships and Community Grants
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley awarded nearly $16,000 in scholarships and community grants at its special awards assembly May 13. The two $1,000 and $2,000 Zonta International scholarship winners also have been forwarded to District 9, where they will be eligible for another $1,000 and possible...

Body Found at Castaic Days Inn

[KHTS] – There was a dead body found at the Days Inn in Castaic at 1:20 p.m., according to Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Department officials. “It is a suspected drug overdose,” said Sgt. Konecny. It is a male in his 20’s, according to coroner officials. There is no further information at...

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Charter Communications Inc. and Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Charter to merge with Time Warner Cable. The deal values Time Warner Cable at $78.7 billion. Charter will provide $100.00 in cash and shares of a new public parent company ("New Charter") equivalent to 0.5409 shares of CHTR for each Time Warner Cable share outstanding.
Charter to Buy Time Warner Cable for $79B
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital invites the community to give the gift of life by donating blood during its summer blood drive on Tuesday, June 2, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Henry Mayo Center Education Center, Rooms 5 and 6 on the hospital’s campus.
June 2: Blood Drive at Henry Mayo Hospital
Last week, after several alumni complaints, Boston University president Robert Brown condemned the racist tweets, sending an email to faculty: “We are disappointed and concerned by statements that reduce individuals to stereotypes on the basis of a broad category such as sex, race or ethnicity.” Even so, the school refused to rescind Professor Gundy's employment offer.
No Honor, Integrity Required | Commentary by Joe Messina
The Newhall County Water District is on the verge of launching a mobile app to allow residents to report excessive water use. Customers can take photos or videos of inefficient use and send it anonymously to the District with a specific location. The Valencia Water Co. and the Santa Clarita Water Division do not have an app, but all three districts have similar programs in place to report water waste through their website.
Water Utilities Making it Easy to Report on Neighbors
Santa Clarita Valley is on pace to see double the drug overdoes from 2014 if the current pace continues, according to Sheriff’s Station officials.
Drug Overdoses Double Across SCV
1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment isn’t satisfied with a court ruling that cleared the way for the Castaic Lake Water Agency to own and operate the Valencia Water Co. SCOPE filed a notice of appeal Thursday.
SCOPE Appeals CLWA Takeover of Valencia Water
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, A woman was arrested after attempting to light her neighbors house on fire. Plus, see how Eternal Valley’s 27th annual memorial day event showcased our fallen warriors on Monday morning. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight’s edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The annual Elks Lodge Car Show and Chili Cook-Off returns to town on Saturday, June 6 for a day filled with fun and familial activities.
Elks Lodge to Host Car Show and Chili Cook-Off
Old Town Newhall clears its floor for the artistic and musical duet event ArtSlam and JAM Session once again on June 6 at 6 p.m.
African Dance and Drums Coming to Old Town Newhall
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight has announced a new location for his Santa Clarita Valley District Office.
Congressman Setting Up Local Office at Center Pointe
Here's what's news from the Valley Industry Association.
Santa Clarita Valley Industrial News
For those interested in learning more about foster care or becoming a resource parent, Children’s Bureau offers monthly information meetings throughout Los Angeles.
May 30: Foster Care & Adoption Info Meeting at COC
Valencia Pharmacy staffers are celebrating a grand reopening Monday, June 1, at a brand new location on Peachland Avenue by putting their entire store on sale, with 25 percent off wellness center products, medical supplies and pharmacy items.
Valencia Pharmacy Reopening in New Location
This week's events and activities from the SCV Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber This Week (5-26-2015)
A Canyon Country woman was booked on an arson charge early Tuesday morning after she allegedly tried to set her neighbor’s home on fire in Santa Clarita.
Shadow Pines Woman Arrested for Alleged Arson Attempt
May 26, 2015 – The Valencia boys volleyball team lost to Oak Park in three games in the championship match of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs.
Santa Clarita Sports Report: May 26, 2015
A judge sentenced a Santa Clarita man to five years formal probation, 373 days credit for time served and lifetime registration as a sex offender.
CC Sex Offender Gets 1 Year Time Served, Probation
On Saturday morning, senior harrier Charity Schroeder from The Master’s College women’s track & field team competed in the marathon event at the 35th Annual NAIA Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.
Lady Mustang Duo Earns NAIA All-American Honors at Track & Field Championships
On the morning of May 22, Karis Frankian finished second overall in the 10K final with a record-setting time of 36:13, clinching NAIA All-American honors.
Frankian Earns All-American Honors After 10K Performance
The Master’s College men’s track & field team’s time at the 64th Annual NAIA Men's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships finished on Saturday with three Mustang runners competing on the national stage.
Men’s Track Produces Strong Appearance at NAIA National Championships
In its first appearance at the NAIA National Championships since 2012, The Master’s College golf team finished 15th out of a field of 29 competitors after carding a final score of 45-over 1197 (295-306-298-298) in the 64th-annual event.
Masters Golf Finishes 15th at NAIA Nationals
1907 - John Wayne born in Iowa; got start in movies filmed in Placerita Canyon [watch one]
Soroptimist International of Greater SCV presented more than $32,000 to 15 nonprofit organizations during a special awards luncheon held on May 12 at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
SCV Soroptimists Present $32K to Nonprofits