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1916 - Actor George Montgomery, 1991 Newhall Walk of Western Stars honoree, born in Montana [story]


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SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 28, 2014
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Officials with the “Thrill Capital of the World,” have announced plans for a world–record–breaking hybrid coaster. A couple of local girl scouts are making sure young Santa Clarita kids know how to stay safe around the water. The City of Santa Clarita will be helping residents and their pets...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman suspected of using identity theft to steal tens of thousands of dollars. An alleged Santa Clarita gang member was sentenced to seven years in state prison after admitting to attacking a man outside the Canyon Crest apartment complex...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, August 24, 2014
Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

A Castaic grocery store was left without power after a van struck an electrical box Tuesday at 11:55 a.m. Forty freshmen have been randomly selected to participate in a brand new four-year engineering pathway program at Saugus High School. A bill has been approved by the California Assembly that, if...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 25, 2014
Monday, Aug 25, 2014

A Texarkana lawyer who is seeking compensation for victims of ex-Pastor Tony Alamo will likely be going after his Santa Clarita properties in October. When students at Charles Helmers elementary were asked to donate Chunks of Change to help fight ALS, they didn’t hold back. Phase three of Santa Clarita...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, August 22, 2014
Friday, Aug 22, 2014

A former Sheriff Department Deputy who fired his gun into the air at pranksters was sentenced on Thursday. The Pan-Pacific Swimming Championships in Gold Coast Australia was good to the Santa Clarita Valley. It’s likely the biggest Ice Bucket Challenge to hit Santa Clarita … so far. A tractor...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 21, 2014
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

With the help of the public, sheriffs deputies have ID’d a couple of Selfie takers, who were named persons of interest in a Santa Clarita home burglary. Hundreds of friends and family gathered at Saugus High School on Wednesday to remember the life of Jennifer Stift. Two teens accused of racing...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

A couple of selfies have Sheriffs detectives looking for two “people of interest” in regards to a home burglary. A backup at the county Coroner’s Office has left the body of a possible murder victim at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for more than five days. Deputies are warning that this...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

A Division of State Architecture inspector died while inspecting Canyon High Schools football field renovation project. A Saugus High School senior was struck and killed Monday evening while jogging on Golden Valley Road. The teen who allegedly posted threatening messages on Instragram has been charged...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 18, 2014
Monday, Aug 18, 2014

An apparent practical joke has landed yet another Santa Clarita teen in jail. Police presence at Hart School District schools was more apparent today in light of threats made against area schools over the weekend. The death of a Santa Clarita Valley woman who was found dead in her jail cell has been...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, August 15, 2014
Friday, Aug 15, 2014

The man who was found with his throat slashed on Thursday in the Valencia Industrial Center has been identified. The Castaic woman who kidnapped a man at gunpoint on Wednesday is being charged with kidnapping, assault with a firearm and grand theft with a firearm. A Desert Christian Teacher is being...

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We’re all in the Santa Clarita Valley, but not all of us are in Santa Clarita city. We can still call it Saugus, Newhall and Castaic - even Honby, if you can find it. There is that new place in the east called Canyon Country. The name started in the '60s but didn’t really take hold until much later.
Our Home By Any Other Name | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
1916 - Actor George Montgomery, 1991 Newhall Walk of Western Stars honoree, born in Montana [story]
A group of Happy Valley residents upset over a business that recently opened in their residential neighborhood brought concerns Tuesday to Santa Clarita City Council members.
Residents Upset Over Sober Living Facility in Happy Valley
The prescription pill symposium featured a panel of five experts, and each delivered first-hand knowledge to attendees on ways to protect themselves and loved ones from “the perils of prescription drug abuse.”
Symposium Tackles Dangers of Prescription Pill Abuse
The Job & Career Center at College of the Canyons is hosting several workshops this fall to help job seekers find employment. The workshops are free and open to the public. Limited seating is available on a first come, first serve basis
COC Career Center Hosting Free Fall Workshops
This September, the City of Santa Clarita will participate in National Preparedness Month, a nationwide campaign designed to educate the public on how to prepare for emergencies and disasters.
City to Host Free Emergency Preparedness Workshops
The 18th annual Heart of the West fundraiser, to benefit Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch, earned more than $100,000 in live auction and fund-a-need donations Saturday night.
Heart Of The West Fundraiser Earns $100K for Carousel Ranch
The City of Santa Clarita’s annual Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance honors Santa Clarita youth 24 and younger who lost their lives on the road, and serves as a powerful reminder about the importance of safe driving.
Sept. 10: Evening of Remembrance Honors Local Youth
The inaugural Be the Light nighttime run/walk will hit the pavement this Saturday, August 30, at 8 p.m. Registration is now open online and will remain available until the start of the race. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit A Light of Hope, a Santa Clarita non-profit addiction support center dedicated to 14-26 year olds and their parents.
Registration Open for Saturday Night 5K
Arana has coached several teams in the Santa Clarita for several years. He has coached for College of the Canyons, Golden Valley High School, Saugus High School and the Futbol Club Santa Clarita Storm professional team, according to the FC Valencia website.
West Ranch High School Soccer Coach Arrested for DUI
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station will be conducting a DUI/DCL Checkpoint on Friday August 29th, 2014 in the City of Santa Clarita between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
DUI Checkpoint Friday Night in Santa Clarita
Two Santa Clarita Girl Scouts who took on the task of bringing water safety awareness to local students were recognized by Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday night for their dedication to preventing tragic loss of life.
Girl Scouts Recognized for Sharing Water Safety Message
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Six Flags Magic Mountain announced plans for a world–record–breaking hybrid coaster, Twisted Colossus. Plus more local news.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 28, 2014
Your Hometown Station, AM-1220 KHTS, will partner with SCVTV, Santa Clarita's only local television channel, to simulcast high school football
KHTS & SCVTV to Simulcast Football Games
Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia unveiled its new twist for Colossus, an iconic ride that's been at the park for 36 years Thursday -- with Twisted Colossus.
Six Flags Plans New Twist for Colossus
Tonight on NewsBreak: Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman suspected of using identity theft to steal tens of thousands of dollars; An alleged Santa Clarita gang member was sentenced to seven years in state prison after admitting to attacking a man in Newhall; plus more news.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A valedictorian of College of the Canyons' 2014 graduating class was one of ten students nationwide chosen to receive the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship award, college officials announced Wednesday. Jessie Warme, who is set to attend the University of California at San Diego in the fall, was selected from more than 2,200 applicants to be awarded with the $7,500 scholarship in recognition of outstanding academic achievement of Phi Theta Kappa members.
COC Valedictorian Receives $7,500 Scholarship
A Val Verde man accused of several burglaries, including a “hot prowl,” was charged with five counts related to theft and vandalism in Val Verde, according to court documents. Manuel Guerrero Cortez, 33, was arrested for his alleged involvement in a residential burglary that took place while the resident was home.
Val Verde ‘Hot Prowl’ Suspect Facing Multiple Charges
On August 17, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a residence located within the unincorporated area of Santa Clarita (Westridge / Valencia). The victim reported she was contacted by her credit card company regarding a suspicious transaction. Deputies began the investigation and contacted station detectives. idtheftsuspect_2Station detectives learned that an unknown suspect used the victim’s personal information to bypass security questions. The unknown suspect requested that a replacement credit card be sent to the victim’s residence in Santa Clarita on expedited Fed-Ex shipping.
Detectives on the Lookout for ID Theft Suspect
Aspiring artists and entertainers are invited to participate in an upcoming Open Mic Night to be held at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center in October, event officials announced Wednesday.
Open Call for Open Mic Night at COC Arts Center
A new fare structure for all Metro buses and rail lines is set to take effect on September 15, Metro officials announced Wednesday. All fares can be pre-paid using what Metro officials are calling a TAP card and then “tapping” each time a rider boards, according to their website.
Metro Announces New Fare Structure For Buses, Rail Lines
Returning from the summer recess, council members unanimously filled vacancies on the Planning,Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Arts Commission, as well as the Financial Audit and Accountability Panel.
City Council Appoints Commissioners, Panel Members
An alleged Santa Clarita gang member was sentenced to seven years in state prison after admitting to attacking a man outside the Canyon Crest apartment complex in Newhall, an official said Wednesday.
Newhall Stabbing Suspect Sentenced to 7 Years
Santa Clarita residents can attend a series of public meetings to discuss updates to mobile home park rent procedures, city officials announced Wednesday.
Public Meetings Address Mobile Home Rent Procedures