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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

The metallic butterfly sculpture that used to sit on a Bouquet Canyon Road median in Saugus is set to be reinstalled in a new location at Central Park. This weekend thousands of volunteers will band together to clean up a portion of the Santa Clara River. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

Sheriffs station officials say over the past 72 hours, they’ve seen an increase in the number of reported burglaries. A Santa Clarita deputy rescued a dog from a hot car in Valencia Tuesday, when temperatures passed the century mark before 11am. According to the national weather service this heat...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 15, 2014
Monday, Sep 15, 2014

Castaic Lake Water Agency officials document the reservoir’s level throughout the year and are reporting a significant drop in the past couple months. Los Angeles County Public Works officials are continuing the search for a solution to the dried-up wells and the flooded Bouquet Canyon Road by...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 12, 2014
Friday, Sep 12, 2014

Three people were killed and two more were hospitalized after a truck crashed in the Rowher Flats area north of Santa Clarita. Deputies are investigating a home invasion robbery that happened Thursday night in Valencia. Longtime Newhall School District Superintendent, Dr. Marc Winger, announced on Friday...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, September 11, 2014
Thursday, Sep 11, 2014

Students at Trinity Classical Academy in Valencia honored nearly 3,000 victims who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks Thursday morning, It took L.A. County firefighters about 20 minutes to knock down a house fire in Saugus Thursday afternoon. Two Saugus High students were arrested this week for allegedly...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014

A Canyon Country couple is safe tonight after intruders forced their way into their home, handcuffed them and ransacked their house early Wednesday morning. Deputies are investigating two reports of indecent exposure near Newhall Elementary. HandsOn Santa Clarita is hosting the second annual 9/11 Day...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 9, 2014
Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014

A Castaic woman is expected to be arraigned Tuesday on a murder charge connected to the stabbing death of her father. Santa Clarita Valley water officials have closed three wells and modified others due to concerns about the water supply. The Santa Clarita City Council will consider asking the county...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 8, 2014
Monday, Sep 8, 2014

Los Angeles County Fire Department and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials responded to Six Flags Magic Mountain on Monday on reports that the legendary Colossus roller coaster was on fire. More than three years ago, Karla Brada bailed her fiance, Eric Earle, out of jail. Less than a month...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 5, 2014
Friday, Sep 5, 2014

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a suspicious death in Castaic Friday morning. Hundreds gathered Friday in Saugus to give one last goodbye to Jennifer Stift, who lost her life in a car collision nearly three weeks ago. A Valencia High sophomore and his father...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, September 4, 2014
Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

Drivers will be required to give bicyclists 3 feet of room while passing them on the road starting September 16. Local deputies are warning residents about a recent phone scam. Saugus Union School District governing board member Doug Bryce announced he’ll be stepping down at the end of September...

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I loved going to the Wickhams' home in Pico Canyon. Mr. Wickham had these neat mechanical displays of circus scenes and all kinds of other things. He would wind them or switch on the motors, and I’d stand there mesmerized,
Heavenly Memories | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: The metallic butterfly sculpture that used to sit on a Bouquet Canyon Road median in Saugus is set to be reinstalled in a new location at Central Park.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley will host its third annual Purple Walk of Strength on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the College of the Canyons Cross Country Track
Oct. 11: Purple Walk of Strength to Fight Domestic Violence
Saturday afternoon, the Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society throws down its annual battle of the bands at the Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas. Seven local blues bands will play, and one of them will win the honor of representing the SCV at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis next year.
SCV Entertainment Beat
A book about an internationally known rescue dog is set to be launched in Valencia on Saturday, with a portion of the proceeds from book sales to benefit the Acton-based Brittany Foundation.
Book About Rescue Dog Hits Store Shelves Saturday
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies corralled two loose pigs Wednesday, officials said, returning the animals to their rightful owners after the hogs cut loose into traffic.
Hogs Run Wild Through Newhall; Deputies Come to Rescue
Upcoming events and activities in and around the city of Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Arts & Events: River Rally Saturday
After dropping the first four games of the 2014 campaign, The Master's College rode goals from three different players Monday afternoon to defeat Menlo 3-2, extending its winning streak to three games and improving to 3-4.
College Soccer: Ex-Valencia Viking Leads TMC to 3rd Straight Win
The staff of the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center joined Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich Tuesday in L.A. to recognize National Adult Day Services Week and the month of September as National Senior Center Month.
SCV Senior Center Recognized for Service
The metallic butterfly sculpture that used to sit in a Bouquet Canyon Road median in Saugus is set to be reinstalled in a new location at Central Park, pending final approval from the City Council.
Traumatized Butterfly Migrating to Central Park
I find it ironic that the 1962 fire that burned through Placerita Canyon was caused by spontaneous combustion in a pile of horse manure and straw that had come from stalls and corrals. It was a “dump” that caused the fire.
Environmental Conundrum
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
Learn why local deputies say this heat wave is creating opportunities for crime in Santa Clarita. That plus more tongiht on SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Golden Valley students came together to promote awareness of Latino culture in Santa Clarita and hosted a Mexican Independence Day celebration Tuesday.
Golden Valley Celebrates Mexican Independence Day
The county Office of Education is threatening to put the operations of the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District into receivership if the financial picture doesn’t improve, but Superintendent Brent Woodard said he believes the county’s estimation is off base and its fears are unwarranted.
County Officials Question Acton-AD School Finance Plan; Threaten Takeover
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are noting a rise in crimes of opportunity they say are related to the current heat wave.
Sheriff: Criminals Can See Your Open Garage Door, Car Window
The latest news from the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp.
SCV Economic Development News
The City of Santa Clarita’s Community Services and Arts Grants Program will once again make funds available to Santa Clarita Valley-based nonprofit organizations in 2014 and 2015.
Sept. 22: Info Meeting for Community Service, Arts Grant Bidders
The Hart School District will host its 4th Annual College & Career Fair for students in 11th and 12th grade on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Hart District College, Career Fair at Hyatt Wednesday
Having a misdemeanor or felony on your record is a barrier to employment that can be overcome if you have the tools and information you need to get you past employers concerns or objections. If you want factual straight talk on what you need to do to get employed, this is the one workshop you absolutely don’t want to miss.
This Week: Employment Workshop for Felons (and Non-felons)
Free training workshops for local entrepreneurs, from the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons.
COC Small Business Development Center Training Sched. (9-16-2014)
Soroptimist International of SCV invites you to sip, stroll and savor the sounds at the 2014 Wine Affair, coming Sunday, Oct. 26, to Town Center Drive in Valencia.
Update on Oct. 26 Soroptimist Wine Affair
In an effort to spark collaboration, foster better communication and share best practices among the region’s many community college and high school department chairs, College of the Canyons will host a first of its kind Regional ‘Chair Academy’ Conference on Friday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24 at COC: Regional Conference for College Department Chairs