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2009 - Castaic resident Gidget, the Taco Bell commercial Chihuahua, dies at 15 after major stroke [story]


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SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 20, 2017
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

A Los Angeles woman is one of four hurt in a fatal crash in Acton Thursday morning. Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating a dead man reported as a potential suicide reported in Newhall Thursday morning. Several streets in the city will be impacted for road rehab through next Friday. You...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Einstein Academy presented plans to move high school enrollment onto the Agua Dulce Elementary School campus recently. Prosecutors declined to press charges against a man who detectives believe started a fire in the Newhall Pass last week. Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station deputies are expected to move...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017

Firefighters responded to a brush fire off of the 5 freeway and the Old Road Tuesday morning in Newhall. The Board of Supervisors certified the environmental impact reports for Mission Village and Landmark Village, which are part of the Newhall Ranch Specific Plan. CHP officers ended a pursuit in Castaic...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, July 17, 2017
Monday, Jul 17, 2017

A pair of big-rigs and at least one car were involved in a crash on northbound Interstate 5 near Castaic Monday afternoon. Nearly two years after a Newhall man suspected of killing his wife pled not guilty, prosecutors will get a chance to make their case in court. LA County Fire Department has ceased...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, July 14, 2017
Friday, Jul 14, 2017

A 20 year old Lancaster man was arrested Thursday night and charged with recklessly causing the Towsley brush fire. Senator Scott Wilk honored local padlock company Pacific Lock as the Small Business of the Month for July 2017. Check out some fun events to head out to this weekend. A high heat alert...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 13, 2017
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

County firefighters are responding to a now 20 acre brush fire on The Old Road near Towsley Canyon. The Sheriff’s Department Major Crimes Bureau released a new photo Thursday seeking to identify a man they believe is responsible for a series of bank robberies, including two in Santa Clarita. Kids from...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

The St. Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act unanimously passed the U.S. House on Tuesday. A bear sighting in Stevenson Ranch prompted a warning from the SCV Sheriff’s Station. CalArts was named the best theater school in California by the website OnStage. Start marking your calendars for the...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Homicide detectives are investigating a man who was shot multiple times at Begonias Lane Park in Canyon Country Tuesday morning. County officials approved $30 million Tuesday to purchase two two Sikorsky S70i Black Hawk helicopters. Hart District culinary students gave it their all to cook up the best...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, July 10, 2017
Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Two 19-year-old men were arrested in Val Verde early Sunday morning after their illegal fireworks sparked a brush fire, according to officials. Jessica Paige Greenback, a 25 year old, was back in court Monday for the shooting that occurred in February 2015. A former Funny or Die comedy asking celebrities...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, July 7, 2017
Friday, Jul 7, 2017

As Santa Clarita broils into triple-digits, officials from the Los Angeles County Fire Department suspect hot vehicle undercarriages, may have caused a series of small fires along Highway 14  on Thursday. Austen Timothy Calams, a 35 year old man pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday to charges...

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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been denied bond pending the appeal of his conviction for obstructing a federal investigation into county jails.
Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Denied Bond Ahead of Conviction Appeal
The number of reported Valley Fever infections in Los Angeles County increased by 37 percent in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a news release from the county Department of Public Health.
Valley Fever Cases Up 37 Percent in L.A. County
New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe will guest at an author event at Barnes & Noble in Valencia on Monday, July 31, at 7 p.m.
July 31: Best-Selling Author Mary Alice Monroe at Barnes & Noble
The Los Angeles Dodgers, who have the best record in major league baseball, had their 11-game winning streak snapped by the Atlanta Braves 6-3 at Dodger Stadium Thursday night in the first game of a 10-game homestand.
Red-Hot Dodgers Drop First Contest in 10-Game Homestand
World-traveled rock-R&B-funk band Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps returns to headline the free Valencia Jazz & Blues concert on the street outside the Hyatt Regency Valencia tonight starting at 7 p.m.
July 21: Teresa James & Rhythm Tramps at Valencia Jazz & Blues
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is urging SCV residents to be on the lookout for a suspect wanted in connection with a felony hit and run collision in Lancaster on Tuesday.
Wanted: Suspect in Felony Hit & Run
Mylz Jones and Roberto Ramos each went deep for the JetHawks, but the Lake Elsinore Storm hit three homers of their own and took the series opener 8-4 on Thursday night at The Hangar.
Jones, Ramos Homer in 8-4 Loss to Storm Thursday
The California State Transportation Agency and the Department of Transportation today announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and increased road repairs across the state.
State Transportation Leaders Expedite Millions in SB 1 Road Repairs
California state officials have cleared the way for resumption at reduced capacity in the next few weeks of natural gas pumping into the underground Aliso Canyon facility
Aliso Canyon Gas Field to Reopen, But Fight Still On
Air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday, according to an AQMD alert.
Updated: SCV Air Quality Unhealthy Friday
2009 - Castaic resident Gidget, the Taco Bell commercial Chihuahua, dies at 15 after major stroke [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a Los Angeles woman is one of four hurt in a fatal crash in Acton Thursday morning. Plus, several streets in the city will be impacted for road rehab through next Friday. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 20, 2017
The City of Santa Clarita is in need of volunteers for a pair of events taking place in August at the Aquatic Center, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway. Space is still available for those wishing to assist at the Swim League Finals on August 5 and the LA84 Swim & Synchro Festival on August 12, 2017.
Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Aquatic Center Events
As Los Angeles County prepares for the procurement and manufacturing stage of its nationally-recognized Voting Systems Assessment Project (VSAP), Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan is focusing resources on election security.
County Prepares for Updated Voting System
Every summer, novice and veteran interpreters and interpreting students gather for one week to learn about professional development, and to participate in workshops that build their skills.
CSUN Student to Host Workshop for Interpreters
Residents in Santa Clarita can soon enroll in a number of specialized classes, recreational sports, youth programming and more for the fall season.
July 25: Start of Fall Seasons Online Registration
Three children and one adult from Los Angeles were airlifted from the 14 freeway in Acton Thursday morning after a fatal solo-vehicle rollover crash.
Infant Killed, Four Injured in Early-Morning Acton Crash
Castaic residents heard from county planners Wednesday at the Castaic Area Town Council meeting, with a focus on solutions for concerns about the Hillcrest Parkway landscape.
Castaic Residents Voice Concerns Over Hillcrest Parkway Maintenance
After being featured in the “KHTS Adopt a Pet” series last month, a then 10-week-old kitten named Faith has found her forever home. But before she can truly get her “happily ever after,” Faith needs surgery to correct a medical problem that is already causing damage to her eyes.
GoFundMe Page Started for Former ‘KHTS Adopt a Pet’ Kitten
From Aug. 5-9, this year's graduates from CalArts' Programs in Art, Art and Technology and Photography and Media present work in Clothing Optional at Night Gallery in Los Angeles, with an opening reception on Aug. 5.
Exhibit to Feature Works by Recent CalARTS’ Graduates
Join us at this month's breakfast for networking and an update by our State Senator Scott Wilk on the progress of water district consolidation and the impact his bill, SB 634, will have on the Santa Clarita Valley.
Aug. 9: Update on Water District Consolidation at Chamber Breakfast
California State University, Northridge and Southwestern Law School have joined forces to bring a clinic to the CSUN campus in fall 2017.
Legal Clinic For Undocumented Students Comes to CSUN This Fall
Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating a dead body reported at Sierra Highway and Remsen street.
Possible Suicide in Newhall; Investigation Ongoing
Legislation was introduced Wednesday by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) the Securely Expediting Clearances through Reporting Transparency (SECRET) Act, H.R. 3210, passed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Knight Bill on Security Clearances Passes House Committee
A decades-old effort to restore water and salmon to California’s second largest river is on the chopping block under a proposal by House Republicans to speed up dam projects and increase diversions to farmers.
GROW Act Moves to Senate
Much of the dramatic decline of the yellow-billed cuckoo in California has been directly attributed to breeding habitat loss and degradation from lands being converted to agricultural and other urban uses.
Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoos
2001 - Then-Assemblyman George Runner introduces legislation to memorialize the historic Ridge Route. Enacted Oct. 4. [story]
The Painted Turtle's North Los Angeles Regional Advisory Board will present a "Hoedown BBQ" fundraiser to benefit the nonprofit organization on Saturday, October 28 starting at 3:30 p.m.
October 28: ‘Hoedown BBQ’ to Benefit The Painted Turtle
Award-winning Santa Clarita architectural artist Thomas W. Schaller will demonstrate watercolor painting at the Santa Clarita Artists Association meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 18: Water Color Painting Demo at SCAA Meeting
The Newhall Ranch project will create nearly 74,000 permanent jobs within the region and an estimated 130,000 construction jobs over the decades it will take to build the project, and it will provide a variety of housing types from apartments and starter homes to places to raise a family, from affordable housing to executive housing.
Why Newhall Ranch is Good for SCV
Hart School District officials met with Ms. Maggie Ford from Albert Einstein Academy Wednesday morning to confirm that the Hart-Einstein Charter in Santa Clarita (grades 7-12) will be closing.
Einstein Academy to Close 7-12 Charter School
The Santa Clarita Artists Association will present a Summer Art Festival at Tournament Players Club in Stevenson Ranch on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9, from 9 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sept. 8-9: SCAA Summer Arts Festival at TPC
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, prosecutors are not pressing charges against a man who detectives believed started the Towsley Fire. Plus, find out when the new SCV Sheriff's Station will officially open. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Award-winning Santa Clarita artist Laurie Morgan presents a one-woman show at FastFrame Valencia during October, with a wine and hors d’oeuvres opening reception set for Saturday, October 7 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
October: Laurie Morgan 1-Woman Show at FastFrame Valencia
'Summer Daze,' the Santa Clarita Artists Association's new show, is now on display at the SCAA Art Gallery in Newhall through August 19.
‘Summer Daze’ on Display at SCAA Art Gallery Till August 19