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1876 - Town of Newhall founded at Bouquet Junction (moved 2 years later to present location) [story]

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, October 12, 2015
Monday, Oct 12, 2015

Governor Brown signed two bills from local senators which will help individuals with disabilities and their families save money. Board members of the Santa Clarita College District will be holding a hearing for public input on new election boundaries for COC. Candidates from the Hart District and the...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, October 9, 2015
Friday, Oct 9, 2015

A 15-acre brushfire shut down a few lanes on the northbound side of Interstate 5 in Castaic on Friday afternoon. A car hit a power pole early Friday morning and caused some road closures. A bill was signed in to law which will allow the Sanitation District of Los Angeles County to manage and treat water...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, October 8, 2015
Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is searching for the community’s help to identify people wanted for questioning in relation to a truck theft that occurred in Lancaster August 5th. Nineteen employees from the Hart District were honored as employees of the year at the governing board meeting...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club Governing Board of Directors announced that David Menchaca will serve as the clubs new Chief Executive Officer. A burglary case from 1981 was reopened after the stolen revolver was found during a gun buy back program in the San Fernando Valley. The Great...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday October 6, 2015
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015

A Newhall man convicted of killing his 19 day old daughter in January of this year, was sentenced to 50 years in prison today. The Castaic Union School District is seeking the public’s help in finding the next superintendent of the district. Candidates in the 2 Hart District Board Races filed paperwork...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, October 5, 2015
Monday, Oct 5, 2015

Governor Brown signed the End of Life Option act into law on Monday, allowing a breath of relief for those suffering from terminal illness. A Valencia woman has filed a lawsuit against officers with the Carlsbad Police Department alleging that she was brutally beaten. Lombardi Ranch may be closed this...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, October 1, 2015
Friday, Oct 2, 2015

The wrong-way driver who killed two people in 2013 near Agua Dulce was sentenced today. McGrath Elementary School was put on lockdown on Thursday night after Sheriffs received reports of a gunman on campus. Canyon High School students have been detained for allegedly stealing items from the school’s...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, October, 1 2015
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015

A Saugus Man was sentenced to two years in prison today for molesting a developmentally challenged girl in July. Crews responded to a water main break early this morning in Stevenson Ranch. The City of Santa Clarita won the Helen Putnam Award for the 4th year in a row for its development of the Downtown...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

The 4,000 home phase of the future Newhall Ranch development cleared another hurdle this week. College of the Canyons hosted its annual fall semester body-mind-wellness fair to educate students on resources around campus. Old Town Newhall is kicking off the fall season with pumpkin carving and costumes...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday September 29, 2015
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday September 29, 2015: Cemex has filed an appeal to the August ruling by the BLM canceling their mining contracts in Soledad Canyon. Plus median home & condo prices have seen a rise over 2014 prices. Academy of the Canyons & Legacy Christian Academy were honored today as...

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Hart High School kicker Anderw Nielsen has been nominated for the Kohl's National Kicker of the Week after an outstanding performance against rival Canyon on October 9, 2015.
Hart Kicker Andrew Nielsen Nominated For Kohl’s National Kicker Of The Week
1876 - Town of Newhall founded at Bouquet Junction (moved 2 years later to present location) [story]
College of the Canyons will be hosting its biannual Job & Career Fair with various companies featuring new job openings for Santa Clarita residents looking to gain experience in their field of interest.
Oct. 14: Job & Career Fair at COC
Tihs week's events and activities from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber This Week (10-12-2015)
After long studies and all of the landslides identified, the county gave the OK for the project to begin. In the process of preparing the earth for the new expansion, they scraped the base of the mountain with their goliath machinery, and the mountain gave way.
Protected Ridge? | Commentary by Steve Lee
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, about 10,000 people flocked to Hart Park for the 15th Annual Bowwows & Meows Pet Fair. Plus, the Salem Witch Trials are coming to Santa Clarita's Senior Center next week. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, October 12, 2015
Want to learn how your current job can help you out in the TV & Film business? America’s Job Center of California will host a Lifton Institute of Media Arts & Sciences training recruitment on Friday, Oct. 16, and the College of the Canyons University Center.
Oct. 16: Learn About a Career in TV, Film at Castaic institute
The first of three public hearings being held by the Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District to receive public input and testimony regarding proposed trustee areas is scheduled for Tuesday evening.
First Public Hearing Tuesday on COC Election Boundaries
The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with College of the Canyons and the L.A. County Department of Public Health will be hosting a FREE flu vaccination clinic on Friday, Oct. 30, at the COC Valencia campus.
Oct. 30: Get a Free Flu Shot at COC
The so-called ABLE program protects people who need government help, such as medical care, from being destitute to qualify for benefits. Instead, they can put aside extra funds to pay for a variety of needed expenses, such as medical and dental care, housing and education.
Now, Disabled Persons Needn’t Be Broke to Qualify for Benefits
The Salem witch trials have come to epitomize mass hysteria and the episode has become a prism through which we have sought to understand modern day "witch hunts."
Oct. 22: Salem Witch Trials at SCV Senior Center
The Santa Clarita Philharmonic is offering an exciting opportunity to join an organization with an outstanding track record of bringing quality classical music to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita Philharmonic Seeks New Musicians, Esp. Strings
The measure prohibits a corporation from closing a franchise business unless there has been a substantial violation of the contract. It also allows franchisees to keep the equity they invested in the event of termination and sell the business to a new qualified owner.
Wilk Bill Slays Corporate Dragon, Protects Franchise Biz Owners
Marc Winger, who retired earlier this year after more than 17 years at the helm of the Newhall School District, was hired last week as one of two interim superintendents in Glendale, where school board members are searching for a permanent officeholder.
Winger, Ex-Newhall, to Co-Lead Glendale Unified
On August 3, Feinstein sent a letter to President Obama requesting he use his authority under the Antiquities Act to designate three new national monuments: Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains.
Feinstein Proposes 3 SoCal National Monuments; Meet Tues. in Palm Springs
I was at my sister’s home in Happy Valley, and as I was driving toward Lyons Avenue, sure enough I had a young gentleman pass me on Valley Street very much exceeding the speed limit and blowing through the stop sign at 8th Street. Daylight. Dry conditions. Weekend. Kids all over the place.
Speed Demon
1915 - Name of Surrey post office & town changed (back) to Saugus [story]
President Obama loves to convene “commissions” and “committees” of these “knowledgeable” people - and then totally ignore them. By his own admission, he almost never reads his NSA briefings. When he read something about ISIS gaining ground, orders were given to dumb down the reports so Americans would not know how these guys operated.
Click Three Times
The four candidates who are vying for two seats on the Newhall County Water Board faced off Saturday in a forum hosted by KHTS AM-1220, SCVTV, The Signal and COC Cougar News.
Candidates Spar in Newhall Water Board Forum
Incumbent Gloria Mercado-Fortine and challenger Linda Storli fielded questions Saturday from journalists Saturday as KHTS AM-1220, SCVTV, The Signal and Cougar News hosted a candidate forum for the William S. Hart Union High School District Trustee Area 1 seat.
Storli, Mercado-Fortine Square Off for Hart School Board Seat
Laura Bullion was the most notorious woman in the Wild Bunch. She was brave and willing to do anything, including robbery.
The Thorny Rose
1885 - Birth of Hortense Reynier, future bride of Placerita Canyon pioneer Frank Walker [story]
Circle of Hope hosted its annual Afternoon Tea event at the Robinson Ranch clubhouse to bring awareness and donations to the organization Saturday afternoon.
‘Circle’ Tea Raises Hope, Funds for Cancer Patients
Organized by the American Heart Association, the walk is a fundraiser to cure heart disease and also raises awareness about heart disease and strokes, which are the No. 1 and No. 5 killers in America.
Heart Walkers Take Over Bridgeport Park