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2013 - Motion picture helicopter provider David Gibbs of Valencia and two others are killed in crash at Acton movie ranch; Hollywood's deadliest on-set incident since triple-fatal "Twilight Zone Movie" helicopter crash in Valencia in 1982 [report]

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Fourteen Saugus Union School District schools were deemed Gold Ribbon Schools by the California Department of Education. Valencia High School will be holding their Every Fifteen Minutes program on Wednesday morning. Representative Steve Knight introduced legislation that would fund further federal studies...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, February 8, 2016
Monday, Feb 8, 2016

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are responding to a report of an attempted home break in in Newhall. An advocate for the End of Life option Act died Saturday after battling cancer. A local oil company is taking a hit due to plummeting oil prices. Parents got a chance to take a look...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, February 5, 2016
Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Two men were reportedly spotted with a gun on Friday morning resulting in the lockdown of three Newhall schools. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will look to approve a donation that would make transportation a little easier for two local groups. Plus, the week in headlines and entertainment. SCV...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, February 4, 2016
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

A fire engulfed an attic in a Canyon Country apartment on Thursday morning. A controversial mixed-use project in Newhall is back on the agenda for city council on Tuesday. Most people throw away their trash, but one local artist finds a use for recycled materials. Students at CalArts are calling out...

SCV NewsBreak for February 3, 2016
Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016

An 11-year-old boy suspected of threats made to McGrath Elementary School over social media is still in custody and is facing multiple charges. Victims are saying that their RV’s that were parked at storage facilities in Santa Clarita were targeted by thieves. When you think of parks in Los Angeles...

SCV NewsBreak for February 2, 2016
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016

Residents are voicing their concerns about gas bills reaching as much as seven times more than usual. Representative Steve Knight introduced a bill Tuesday that could create federal guidelines for natural gas storage facilities. Plus, get a a sneak peak of the new Senior Spotlight and meet the owners...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, February 1, 2016
Monday, Feb 1, 2016

El Nino brought heavy rain and wind to the Santa Clarita Valley this past weekend. Online threats put McGrath Elementary School in Newhall on lockdown early Monday morning. A 29-year-old wanted for sexual assault and burglary was taken into custody after a manhunt late Friday night in Newhall. Plus,...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 29, 2016
Friday, Jan 29, 2016

A young girl was abducted in Canyon Country late Thursday night, now Sheriff’s officials are asking for the public’s help. The Santa Clarita City Council honored Deputy Curtis Foster with the Deputy of the Year award during Tuesday night’s council meeting. This week had some big headlines, see...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, January 28, 2016
Thursday, Jan 28, 2016

Firefighters extinguished a blaze early this morning within 16 minutes of being called. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for video and pictures of an incident which occurred after a high school basketball game at West Ranch on Tuesday. The 2016 Amgen Tour of California has announced...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016

The Santa Clarita City Council imposed a 45 day moratorium on senior mobile home park conversions Tuesday evening. In other action, the council voted to name the cross-valley connector to “Santa Clarita Veterans Parkway” in honor of the 10,000 servicemen and women who live here. Deputy Curtis Foster...

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2013 - Motion picture helicopter provider David Gibbs of Valencia and two others are killed in crash at Acton movie ranch; Hollywood's deadliest on-set incident since triple-fatal "Twilight Zone Movie" helicopter crash in Valencia in 1982 [report]
The Santa Clarita City Council voted 3-1 Tuesday night to move forward with the development of a three-part project in Old Town Newhall including a Laemmle art-house movie theater, a mixed-use apartment and retail building by Serrano Development Group, and a city-owned public parking structure.
Council OK’s Laemmle Theatre, Lofts, Parking Structure
Due to the Santa Clarita City Council meeting running long the SCVTV-Parkway Motors Tuesday night high school basketball game of the week will be replayed twice on Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016.
SCVTV Special Programing Note: High School Basketball Moved To Wednesday
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, introduced legislation Monday that would allow the Federal Aviation Administration to continue and expand upon its research, engineering, and development programs through 2019.
Knight Bill Would Advance Drone Development, Strengthen Cyber Defenses, more
The Newhall County Water District and Castaic Lake Water Agency have launched a new website, OurSCVWater.com, to provide information about the possibility of combining into a single new valley-wide water agency.
NCWD, CLWA Launch ‘Our SCV Water’ Website
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, 14 Saugus Union School District schools received Gold Ribbon honors. Plus, Valencia High prepares for Every Fifteen Minutes, Steve Knight introduces legislation and a local mother finds cute, fashionable and cheap outfits for kids.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, February 9, 2016
A Leona Valley woman was ordered to pay a restitution after being sentenced in October 2015 for animal cruelty, District Attorney officials said Tuesday.
Leona Valley Woman to Pay Restitution in Animal Cruelty Case
Signaling a commitment to tackling the problem of homelessness across jurisdictional lines, the County and City of Los Angeles adopted comprehensive action plans Tuesday to help the thousands of people living without shelter in our communities.
Supervisors OK Comprehensive Homeless Plan
Fourteen schools’ applications from the Saugus Union School District were approved in the Gold Ribbon Schools’ Recognition Program by the California Department of Education.
14 Saugus District Schools Approved for State Gold Ribbon
One in three adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence. See what the Domestic Violence Center of SCV is doing to combat teen dating violence.
DVC: Feb. is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
After a multi-agency, collaborative effort and numerous tips from the public, alleged murder suspect Steven Lawrence Wright was taken into custody at a hotel in Boulder City, Nevada.
Wrongly Freed Murder Suspect Back in Custody; No Add’l Charges
Bank of Santa Clarita today announced record earnings for 2015, as it earned $1.22 million, representing an increase of 19 percent over 2014 earnings.
Bank of Santa Clarita Posts Record Earnings, Deposit Growth
University chancellor's office says the announced strike "should not interfere with students being able to complete their semester and quarter courses and graduate on time."
CSU Campuses Girding for Possible Faculty Strike
Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge, a Princess Cruises Land & Sea Vacation destination, has been named one of the top-12 resorts in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest for 2015 by Condé Nast Traveler.
Princess Cruises Wilderness Lodge Named Top Resort by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine
"Every 15 Minutes" is a powerful event designed to dramatically instill teenagers with the potentially dangerous consequences of drinking alcohol, reckless driving and life choices. It also challenges students to think about the severe dangers associated with speed contests and texting while driving.
‘Every 15 Minutes’ Coming to Valencia High Wed.-Thurs.
The Newhall Refinery will host the folk, pop and country-blended stylings of the Women on the Move Trio Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for free.
Thursdays at Newhall to Feature Women on the Move Trio
Organizers for the Los Angeles SummerFEST are announcing an open call for musicians and bands for its 2016 season.
LA SummerFEST 2016 Announces Open Call for Musicians
The 5th Annual Bunco for Hope event will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center to raise money and awareness for the cancer support non-profit Circle of Hope, Inc.
5th Annual Bunco for Hope for Cancer Patients
The civil rights group California Reform Sex Offender Laws filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, challenging the constitutionality of certain provisions of the International Megan's Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking.
Calif. Sex Offender Rights Group Fights New Passport Law
Echoing its recent message to the U.N. climate talks in Paris – that California’s economic growth and strong climate policy are not mutually exclusive – two Senate committees met jointly last week to explore how California can continue its leadership in building a clean energy economy.
Pavley: Hearings Highlight Vitality of Clean Energy Economy
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Report for Saugus.
Blotter: SUV, Rims, Wallet, Bike Stolen in Saugus
I’ve been on such trains in Europe. After the fast ride, I couldn’t figure out why I had spent so much money to watch France speed by my window at 200 mph. Had to rent a car and see what I went to see. Haven’t been on one since then.
High-Speed Rationale
1971, 6:01 a.m. - Sylmar/San Fernando Earthquake centered in Iron Canyon/Sand Canyon [WATCH FILM]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, deputies respond to an attempted home break in. Plus, ad advocate for the End of Life option Act died Saturday after battling cancer.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, February 8, 2016
A local chapter of the historical society Sons of the American Revolution will hold its annual "Massing of the Colors" event Sunday, Feb. 14, marking the 34th anniversary of this special educational event honoring George Washington and saluting U.S. Armed Forces.
Feb. 14: Armed Forces Honored at Forest Lawn for Washington’s Birthday
Local attorneys in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys will be present at SBDC's "Legal Day" to provide legal information and meet personally with small business owners.
COC to Host Free Legal Workshop for Small Businesses
Texas-based Waste Connections Inc., operator of 44 landfills including Chiquita Canyon in the Santa Clarita Valley, reported first-quarter adjusted earnings Monday of 49 cents per share, beating Wall Street expectations of 47 cents. For the full year ending Dec. 31, the company posted a loss of $95.8 million, or 78 cents per share
Chiquita Landfill Owner to Merge; Posts 1Q Gain, Full-Year Loss
A celebration of life for Frank Kleeman will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, at 5 p.m. at the Child & Family Center.
Service for Frank Kleeman Set for Thursday
Christy O’Donnell, an advocate for the End of Life Option Act, died after a years-long battle with cancer on Feb. 6, her sister confirmed in a Facebook post Monday.
Aid-in-Dying Activist Loses Battle with Cancer
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are responding to a report of a person armed with a knife who allegedly attempted to break into a home in the Newhall area and slashed a vehicle’s tires. The incident was reported near Lyons Avenue and Wiley Canyon Road at 4:11 p.m., said Sgt. Brian Allen.
Three Suspects in Custody After Attempted Newhall Break In