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1962 - SCV residents vote to connect to State Water Project, creating CLWA [story]

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

Santa Clarita Valley residents and business owners should prepare themselves for a rate hike in their sewer fees. The winners of the 2014 Santa Clarita Municipal Eection were sworn into office Tuesday evening at City Hall. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has released preliminary crime...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

Good grades and regular attendance has paid off for one lucky Hart District student. Felony Charges have been dropped against a Newhall man arrested for attempted murder over the weekend. Carousel Ranch is raising the roof–literally. The equestrian therapy center for disabled and special needs...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, April 21, 2014
Monday, Apr 21, 2014

Agencies that contract with the State Water Project, like the Castaic Lake Water Agency, will now receive 5 percent of the water they requested, instead of none. A billboard proposal from Metro that was approved by Santa Clarita City Council members has drawn the anger of a local group that’s teaming...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

A Santa Clarita tax advisor is adding his name to the list of candidates running for the 25th Congressional District seat. Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson each received a tile in Newhall’s Walk of Western Stars Thursday during a special induction ceremony. Thousands of Hart District juniors and...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, April 17, 2014
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

Metro’s approval of a billboard deal in Santa Clarita was delayed Thursday by the Metro Executive committee. A Palmdale man convicted of a Newhall bank robbery was given a 70-year sentence this week. A new Taxpayer Service Center is open for business in Santa Clarita and local leaders welcomed the...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

A Santa Clarita teacher accused of inappropriately touching a student had charges against him dismissed in court Wednesday. A Castaic woman accused of arson in a blaze that torched her own home is due back in court in June. Concerts in the Park returns to Central Park in July. The project has been in...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

The remaining ballots have been counted and the final results are in for the 2014 Santa Clarita City Council Election. Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect accused of fraud and forgery in Santa Clarita. A $26 billion budget has been proposed for Los Angeles County...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, April 14, 2014
Monday, Apr 14, 2014

The counting of the remaining 900 provisional ballots in the Santa Clarita City Council Election will be televised on SCVTV Tuesday morning at 10a. Candidates for the 36th Assembly District seat participated in a forum hosted by four local media outlets Saturday. Twenty-four trees were planted and 1,000...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, April 11, 2014
Friday, Apr 11, 2014

Hart School District officials confirmed Friday West Ranch senior Steven Clavijo, who survived a deadly crash in Northern California Thursday, is resting now with family in Northern California. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are working to identify six suspects who may already be in...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, April 10, 2014
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014

Deputies are asking for help in finding eight suspects that stole over $20,000 worth of merchandise at the Valencia mall. Deputies found 54-year-old Cloud Volkert of Northridge dead in his Buick in the Ralph’s parking lot on Soledad and Whites Wednesday evening. SCVTV will be televising several...

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1962 - SCV residents vote to connect to State Water Project, creating CLWA [story]
Santa Clarita Valley residents and business owners should prepare themselves for a rate hike in their sewer fees; The winners of the 2014 Santa Clarita Municipal Eection were sworn into office Tuesday evening at City Hall; Plus more local news.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival 2014 will ride into the Santa Clarita Valley this weekend at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio with four stages of all-star entertainment and a new look.
Music and More: The 2014 Cowboy Festival Lineup
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials introduced a rate-hike proposal to pay for chloridetreatment the Santa Clarita Valley, which they’re hoping to have approved by June, district officials said Wednesday.
Rate Hike Could Pay for SCV Chloride Treatment
Casting Director Jane Livshin is looking for families in the Santa Clarita Valley and Los Angeles County to cast in the pilot of a new reality television show, “Backyard Makeover,” for the A&E network FYI.
TV Show Looking for Backyards In Need of a Makeover
Santa Clarita residents of all faiths and perspectives can come together for a prayer circle May 1 on the National Day of Prayer. Members of the Santa Clarita Valley Interfaith Council, which has representatives from a variety of religions, are holding their annual National Day of Prayer Interfaith Prayer Circle, council officials announced Wednesday.
Interfaith Council Holding Inclusive Prayer Circle
“Learn Facebook Secrets” is both the name and purpose of the next free “Internet How” workshop for Santa Clarita business owners who use Facebook for marketing. Los Angeles SEO expert and Internet marketer Chaz Key of Nine Eye Interactive Media (http://nineeye.com) is hosting the workshop in Valencia on Tuesday, April 29, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Free Marketing Workshop to Unlock Facebook Secrets
The West Ranch softball team beat Saugus, 2-1, and is in sole possession of first place in the Foothill League standings.
West Ranch Moves to First Place in Foothill Standings
Starting as a small, family-oriented school to support a growing Mandarin-speaking community, the SCV Chinese School now teaches the language to hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley families.
With Growth, SCV Chinese School Has Bolstered Offerings
When we go to a store to purchase something, we exchange money for the object that we want. The store owner does not simply give the entire stock away. If we were to take something without paying for it, it is called theft and this may have serious consequences. Something similar happens in nature.
Grand Theft Nectar | Commentary by Paul A. Levine
Former TMC women's basketball head coach Ken Sugarman has been named head coach for The Master's College men's team.
Ken Sugarman Named Men’s Basketball Coach
1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]
Good grades and regular attendance has paid off for one lucky Hart District student who will be driving around town in a brand new car, courtesy of Nissan of Valencia. That story plus more local news, tonight on NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A courtroom official confirmed prosecutors dropped assault with a deadly weapon charges against Robert Arvizu, 47, of Newhall on Tuesday morning. Arvizu was arrested shortly after a pair of stabbings that took place following an altercation in a parking lot near the bar.
Charges Dismissed in Newhall Stabbing Incident
In an effort to help local business owners see their enterprises thrive and expand, Rick Hernandez, President, Syntesis Global, LLC will deliver the presentation “Growing Your Business in the 21st Century, A New Era” during the spring 2014 College of the Canyons Chancellor’s Circle Breakfast Briefing.
COC Breakfast Briefing Aimed at Business Success
Soroptimist International of the Americas Camino Real Region will install Santa Clarita Valley resident Dora Zavala as its new governor on Saturday during ceremonies at its 2014 Spring Conference to be held in Valencia.
Dora Zavala Being Installed as Soroptomist Area Governor
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a new crosswalk and new crossing guard for Pico Canyon Elementary School on Tuesday.
County OKs Crosswalk for Pico Canyon School
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to approve Tuesday a new five-year contract likely to include more than $21 million of service from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is the major funding mechanism for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
How Santa Clarita Funds Its Crime Fighters
The first Santa Clarita Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival, almost rolled into the Wm. S. Hart High School Auditorium instead of Melody Ranch back in March 1994. The deadly and destructive Northridge earthquake on Jan. 17 bumped the first festival from Hart High to Melody Ranch, just weeks before the first cowboy poets and Western musicians were scheduled to take the stage.
Santa Clarita Saddles up for 21st Annual Cowboy Festival
The shade structure for Carousel Ranch in Agua Dulce is nearing completion, after nine years in the works. Construction workers were putting up the steel supports for the roof of the structure on Tuesday and the arena will be open again for lessons in about three weeks, said Denise Tomey-Redmond, executive director of Carousel Ranch.
Carousel Ranch Arena Shade Structure Nears Completion
The West Ranch and Saugus softball teams meet today in a battle for first place in the Foothill League standings.
West Ranch and Saugus Battle for First Place in Girls Softball
Each William S Hart Union High School District junior or senior who maintained at least a 97 percent attendance record, a 2.0 GPA and had no expulsions or suspensions was eligible for the car giveaway.
Good Attendance Pays Off During Nissan of Valencia’s New Car Giveaway
At the close of March 2014, preliminary reported crime data for the City of Santa Clarita shows a 35.4 percent decrease in overall Part One crimes compared to the first three months of 2013. The report also shows a 27.1 decrease in Grand Theft Auto crimes for the first quarter of 2014 compared to 2013.
Preliminary Data Shows Crime on the Decline in Santa Clarita