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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]


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SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 29, 2014
Monday, Sep 29, 2014

Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to approve about $337 million to pay for AB 109 programs this week. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a local legislator’s bill extending the sunset date of California’s wiretap law. Hundreds of Santa Clarita families attended the fifth annual Family Promise Box...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 26, 2014
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014

Hart District deputy superintendent Vicki Engbrecht is expected to be named Superintendent-elect in November. Santa Clarita detectives are asking for the public’s help in two recent cell phone store burglaries. An Anaheim man has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading no contest to...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, September 25, 2014
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

  SCV NewsBreak is a co-presentation of KHTS AM-1220 and SCVTV. It can be viewed on both organizations’ websites – HomeTownStation.com, SCVTV.com and SCVNews.com. Television viewers can catch it on SCVTV at the top of every hour from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., repeating the following morning at 6 a.m....

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

One man is dead and a young mother is in critical condition after they were struck by a car on Soledad canyon road Canyon Country Tuesday night. Detectives announced two arrests in connection with the SCV Purge, which involves allegations that child pornography was distributed by two Santa Clarita Valley...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

A Valencia man found guilty of witness tampering in an FBI investigation was sentenced by a Federal judge to 41 months in prison Monday. Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce officials released their endorsements for various ballot measures and legislation that could impact the Santa Clarita Valley. Santa...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 22, 2014
Monday, Sep 22, 2014

Santa Clarita officials are eyeing two purchases this week, one for open space, and another for a permanent Canyon County Community Center. College of the Canyons is celebrating its 45th anniversary this week. Santa Clarita water retailers are building a new treatment facility to deal with groundwater...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 19, 2014
Friday, Sep 19, 2014

The Castaic Area Town Council has agreed to accept funds from Chiquita Canyon Landfill officials for the community, in exchange for their support of a landfill expansion in Val Verde. Kimberly Balljet, a third grade teacher at Northlake Hills Elementary, was recently named one of the top teachers in...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, September 18, 2014
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

A Saugus man found guilty of killing his live in girlfriend now faces 25 years to life in prison. Gov. Jerry Brown joined legislative leaders and film and television workers in Hollywood Thursday to sign legislation that will triple tax credits in California. Castaic Lake Water Agency officials are going...

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...

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Can you imagine being on the long flight from Chicago to Burbank, and as you are preparing to land, you get word you’d be landing in a pasture near a dry wash between Saugus and Newhall? That’s about how the landing field looked. Gravel and grass for a runway. A few lights for early and late landings.
Newhall Itinerary | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
I’m fighting to protect your rights and bring about fair tax policies that help grow our economy and jobs. As your taxpayer advocate and elected member of the California State Board of Equalization, I welcome your ideas about how we can work together to solve the problems facing our state.
Tax News & Views from George Runner
Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to approve about $337 million to pay for AB 109 programs this week. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a local legislator’s bill extending the sunset date of California’s wiretap law. Hundreds of Santa Clarita families attended the fifth annual Family Promise Box City event in Valencia this past weekend.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 29, 2014
Amber Raskin, co-founder of SCVi Charter School, has been invited to visit Pinegrove School in India as guest of honor and speaker at its Annual Founder’s Day Celebration on Oct. 18. She is the first woman to be invited to speak at this event.
SCVi Charter Co-Founder to Speak at Conference in India
Upcoming job workshops and hiring events hosted by the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center at College of the Canyons.
Get a Job: Upcoming Workshops, Recruitments
This week's events and activities from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
SCV Chamber This Week (9-29-2014)
The Master College’s Natasha Coyle has been named the GSAC’s Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.
Coyle Named GSAC Player of the Week
Hart High School has announced the hiring of Tony Uebelhardt as the head coach of its new lacrosse program.
Uebelhardt Hired for Hart High Lacrosse Program
Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday are expected to approve a reimbursement of about $337.7 million to pay for AB 109 programs, a controversial jail-prison realignment program. While Supervisor Michael Antonovich has been a vocal opponent of the state’s public safety realignment program, which was aimed at reducing the number of non-serious, non-violent and non-sexual offenders in state prisons due to a Supreme Court order, officials claim early data shows promise.
County Supes May OK $337M Jail Program Reimbursement
Many Santa Clarita residents help out the community by participating in local nonprofits, and 22 people recently spent their weekend in training at the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley. Linda Davies, executive director of the DVC of SCV, and her team, bring in local officials including Deputy Josh Dubin of the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station to train individuals interested in being domestic violence advocates and counselors.
Domestic Violence Center Trains Advocates, Counselors
“This bill ensures that investigators have the tools they need to protect Californians by pursuing the most serious cases while upholding civil liberty and privacy protections,” said Pavley, who represents a portion of the west side of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Brown Signs Pavley Bill to Extend Wiretap Law
“Drugs Kill,” a free drug education meeting updating the Santa Clarita Valley community about the latest trends in drug abuse, and hosted by the Action Family Counseling drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers, is set for the Dr. Dianne Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons in Valencia Thursday, Oct. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Action Hosting ‘Drugs Kill’ Info Meeting At COC
This year's Tribute honors two outstanding local women with global impact—Dianne Curtis and Cheri Fleming.
Zonta Club to Honor Two Local Women at 30th Annual Tribute Dinner
"The purpose is to build community awareness of our homeless problem in Santa Clarita, in regards to families and children," Choppe said. "That's Hundreds Attend Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley Box City Eventreally what Family Promise is to assist with."
Box City Takes Over Bridgeport Park
College of the Canyons students will explore California’s natural beauty, innovation and enduring spirit of optimism during the “California Dreaming” art exhibit at the Old Town Newhall Library beginning Oct. 1.
COC Student’s “California Dreaming” Art on Exhibit in Newhall
Due to VA backlogs, some veterans have had to wait more than four years to receive their disability rating certifications. As a result, they’ve missed out on thousands of dollars in property tax refunds to which they were entitled and anticipated receiving.
Brown Signs Bill to Aid Disabled Veteran Homeowners
Not being very familiar with the border area, the sergeant chose the wrong lane in which to turn around at the border. When he realized his mistake, he immediately told the guard what had happened and that he was simply looking to get back to the U.S. He also immediately disclosed that he had guns in the back of the pickup, legal in the U.S.
Our Unknown Soldier
Saugus Cheer Squad officials will host a cheerleading clinic Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Saugus High School gym.
Oct. 18: Saugus High Cheer Clinic
The biggest lie we keep hearing from the dump is that the SCV needs it to expand. Our future growth is dependent upon the dump getting bigger. Well, with a little over 80 percent of the stuff being dumped in Chiquita today coming from outside of the SCV, what would be wrong with stopping that and using it for the SCV only?
Strange Tactics
1907 - Actor & Placerita movie ranch owner Orvon Gene Autry born in Texas [story]
Telly’s in Castaic hosted a car show Saturday to celebrate the restaurant's sixth anniversary and raise some funds for a relative battling cancer.
Car Show in Castaic Saturday Helps Cancer Fight
The two-day, non-competitive Hart of the West Powwow and Native American Craft Fair was even busier than last year’s event.
Powwow, Native American Craft Fair at Hart Park
The memory of a Los Angeles County firefighter from Santa Clarita will be honored in an upcoming ceremony in Sacramento.
SCV Fire Captain to be Memorialized in Sacramento