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1998 - Worst day of record-setting 1997-98 El Nino storm season [story]


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SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

L.A County Fire Department Air Ops rescued a man trapped on a cliff in Placerita Canyon Natural Area early Wednesday morning. SCV Sheriff’s traffic investigators are looking for information on a fatal Valencia traffic collision that killed one woman. Katy Perry’s newest music video ‘Chained To...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

Homicide detectives are still searching for a Valencia man who was reported missing more than a month ago. Dozens of good samaritans went out to Sand Canyon on Monday to help clear mud and debris from the weekend’s storms. Coming up in March, Carl and Terry Kanowsky are hosting a special wine event...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, February 20, 2017
Monday, Feb 20, 2017

The National Weather Service released the amount of rain that hit SCV during Friday and Saturday’s rainstorm. L.A. County residents can report any damage to their homes or businesses because of this past weekend’s storm. The 2017 Thursdays at Newhall season is kicking off Thursday, March 2. Come...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, February 17, 2017
Friday, Feb 17, 2017

One of the season’s biggest storms hit the Santa Clarita Valley Friday. The rain is expected to continue into the weekend. Sometimes a good friend is all you need. And thats something students in SkyBlue Mesa’s Circle of Friends program have learned. SCV NewsBreak is a co-presentation of KHTS...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, February 16, 2017
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

A major storm is headed to the Santa Clarita Valley, bringing concerns of flooding, mudslides, and putting residents in the Sand Fire on high alert. Students in the Hart District’s Career and College Readiness program got hands-on experience on what formal business dinners are like. Valencia Acura...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

All residents in Castaic can obtain “Operation Snowflake” placards, allowing residents to go home after the closure of Parker Road due to Operation Snowflake. The Santa Clarita Public Library’s “One Story One City” program is back for its third annual celebration. Applications for the Zonta...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

Homicide detectives were called to investigate the scene of a body found in Golden Valley on Tuesday. The Hart School District won big at the two-day Academic Decathlon regional competition: three separate high schools took home prizes amongst the 42 competing schools. 26 local celebrities have officially...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, February 13, 2017
Monday, Feb 13, 2017

Three people were rescued from two cars on Saturday after heavy rain suddenly hit the Santa Clarita Valley. Monday is the deadline for public comment on the Newhall Ranch development. Deputy Jenna Nunez, a ten year veteran of LASD, ran in honor of Sergeant Owen and other fallen first responders during...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, February 10, 2017
Friday, Feb 10, 2017

L.A. County Sheriff’s Department detectives need the public’s help finding a 23 year old Valencia resident. Deputies arrested a Val Verde man for assault with a deadly weapon Thursday night, after he reported that he shot his neighbor. While state and federal legislators were gathered with local...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, February 9, 2017
Thursday, Feb 9, 2017

The 2017 Western Walk of Stars honorees were announced on Thursday. SoCalGas has reached a settlement with the South Coast Air Quality Management District for the Aliso Canyon Leak. 18 teachers from various Santa Clarita Valley schools were the lucky recipients of the SCV Education Foundation Teacher...

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1998 - Worst day of record-setting 1997-98 El Nino storm season [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, L.A County Fire Air Ops rescued a stranded hiker Wednesday morning . Plus, have you seen Katy Perry's newest music video? You might notice a familiar place. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Fifth graders from Castaic Elementary School, Live Oak Elementary, Germain Charter Academy, Plum Canyon Elementary, and Dr. J. Michael McGrath Elementary are attending the Blue Ribbon Children's Festival at the Music Center/Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County.
Fifth Graders from SCV Schools Heading to Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival
Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations located and rescued an adult male trapped on a cliff in Placerita Canyon Natural Area late in the night on Wednesday.
Man Rescued in Placerita Canyon Natural Area
The Saugus Union School District Measure EE Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Caulfield Room at the SUSD District Office. Agenda topics include approval of minutes, a hearing session and a Measure EE update from staff.
Feb. 23: SUSD Measure EE Oversight Meeting
SCV Sheriff's traffic investigators are seeking information on a fatal Valencia traffic collision that led to the death of one woman.
Valencia Traffic Collision Kills One, Information Needed
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) announced that applications for the California Dream Act are down significantly and urged all eligible students to apply for the program, which allows undocumented students to receive state financial aid for college.
California Dream Act Applications Available
New work by James Welling (Art BFA 72, MFA 74) is on display at S.M.A.K., the Museum of Contemporary Art, in Ghent, Belgium from Jan. 28 through April 16.
CalArts Alumni’s Photography on Display in Belgium
Kirsten Lepore (Film/Video MFA 12) co-directed an animated video with actress Lena Dunham for Planned Parenthood's centennial. The short educational video, which has tallied more than 3 million views on Facebook since its Jan. 16 release, combines stop motion animation, illustration, and archival photos and audio to document the nonprofit organization's past 100 years.
CalArts Alumni Co-Directs Planned Parenthood’s Centennial Animated Video
REGULAR MEETING of the GOVERNING BOARD Sulphur Springs Union SD February 22, 2017 7:00PM Sulphur Springs Union School District District Administrative Offices 27000 Weyerhaeuser Way Santa Clarita, CA 91351 661-252-5131
Feb. 22: Sulphur Springs School District Governing Board Meeting
Gabe Woodward, bronze medalist in the 4x100 meter freestyle at the 2004 Olympics, All-American swimmer and 2001 graduate of USC, joins The Master’s University to launch their first ever swimming and diving program for the Fall 2017 season.
Olympic Medalist to Launch TMU Aquatics Program
No. 13 College of the Canyons dropped its first game of the season to Santa Barbara City College on Tuesday, as the Vaqueros scored three runs in the seventh to down the Cougars 7-4 at Whitten Field.
No. 13 Canyons Drops First Game of Season 7-4 to Santa Barbara
College of the Canyons took a 1-1 tie into the seventh inning vs. Fullerton College on Tuesday, before allowing six runs in a decisive eighth inning that gave the Hornets an eventual 7-1 victory.
Big Inning Costs Canyons in 7-1 Loss to Fullerton
The Lady Cougars finished the 2016-17 season in winning fashion by recording a convincing 68-48 victory over visiting West L.A. College despite finish the game with just four players on the floor.
Lady Cougars Close Season With 68-48 Win vs. West L.A.
College of the Canyons finished its season with a 71-66 loss to West L.A. College in a game that saw the Cougars play to an eight-point halftime lead before giving way to mistakes down the stretch.
Canyons Concludes Season With 71-66 Loss to West L.A.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency received the Operating Budget Excellence Award from the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) for its FY 2016/17 Budget. This is the tenth consecutive year in which the Agency has received this award.
CLWA Receives Operating Budget Excellence Award
Crossroads Community Church is hosting a city-wide Easter Service at College of the Canyons Cougar Field on Sunday, April 16, 2017. For the sixth year, this non-denominational Easter Service is open to the public.
April 16: Crossroads Community Church Hosts Easter Service at COC
Are the needs of grandparents and other relatives who care for children truly being met in Los Angeles County? Researchers at California State University, Northridge have received a $165,756 grant from the Eisner Foundation to answer that question and others, as they take a serious look at the programs offered by one of the county’s largest providers of services to grandparents and other family caregivers, the nonprofit Grandparent as Parents (GAP). Once completed, the researchers will use their study as a catalyst for a conference on understanding the needs of this underserved and growing population.
CSUN Researchers Receive Grant Studying Services Provided to Grandparents, Family Caregivers
The California State Archives launched a new online exhibit celebrating the 50 year anniversary and history of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC). In 2006, the CLBC submitted their historical materials to the State Archives for lasting preservation. This exhibit provides highlights of the CLBC’s collection, profiles trailblazers and chronicles milestones in the caucus’ history.
State Archives Launches California Legislative Black Caucus Exhibit
California State Parks’ Office of Grants and Local Services announced that it is accepting applications for the Outdoor Environmental Education Facilities Grant Program. The application due date is Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
State Accepting Applications for Outdoor Environmental Education Facilities Grant Program
By age 21, one in three girls in foster care will give birth. These alarming numbers are proof that targeted education is necessary to overcome the stigma and challenges relating to early and unplanned pregnancy prevention. In response, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, to implement the “California’s Plan for the Prevention of Unintended Pregnancies for Youth and Non-Minor Dependents,” better known as “The Plan.”
County Supes Implement Plan for Prevention of Unintended Pregnancies
Instagram and photography lovers, this one is for you: there is a free exhibit featuring Instagram photos taken by community members on display at the Newhall Community Center.
Instagram Exhibit Showcases Creativity in Social Media
The Castaic Lake Water Agency Retail Operations Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Water Division Training Room. Agenda topics include the Water Production Report, finance and budget report, and more.
Feb. 28: CLWA Retail Operations Committee Meeting
Canyon Country (West) Crime Report: Week of February 6-12
Crime Blotter: Residential Burglary, Commercial Burglary in West Canyon Country
1983 - Armed robber taken out at Alpha Beta supermarket on Lyons [story]
In the wake of the shooting death of Officer Keith Boyer, a 27-year veteran of the Whittier Police Department, a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, calls for a full investigation into the suspect’s involvement with the state parole system and county probation supervision.
Barger Requests Investigation into Felon Suspected of Killing Whittier Officer
The County Interim Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cold Weather Alert for SCV, A.V., Mountain Areas
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Homicide detectives still need your help in finding 58 year old William Cierzan, a missing man from Valencia who disappeared more than a month ago. Plus, photography and Instagram lovers can see Instagram photos from the community and have the chance to see their own works on display as well. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Senator Scott Wilk, R - Antelope Valley, announces the introduction of Senate Bill 792 (SB 792), a measure which will bring accountability and fairness to the distribution of Los Angeles County's trauma funding, saying to L.A. County: "Antelope Valley lives matter too".
Wilk Measure Brings Sunshine to Trauma Funding in Antelope Valley
See what's coming from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Upcoming SCV Chamber of Commerce Events
The current political climate in the United States has sparked fears of new anti-immigration laws and a potential culture war, prompting scholarly discussions about the necessity of ethnic studies and cultural awareness. A landmark of these discussions is the two-volume anthology “White” Washing American Education: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies — a collaboration from California State University, Northridge ethnic studies professors.
CSUN Professors Collaborate on Anthology Exploring Ethnic Studies Education
The city of Santa Clarita strongly encourages residents and business owners who have been impacted by the recent storm to report damages to their homes, properties and businesses by completing the Los Angeles County’s Damage Assessment Survey located online at www.211la.org/damage-assessment-survey.
City Encouraging Residents, Businesses Owners to Report Storm Damages
Effective 8 a.m. this Thursday, February 23, Lake Oroville State Recreation Area (SRA) partially reopens. Areas surrounding the Thermalito Diversion Pool (Burma Day Use and Lakeland Day Use) and Spillway Launch Ramp will remain closed.
California State Parks Partially Opens Lake Oroville State Recreation Area
Matt Young’s Tuesday nights consist of a routine trip to Burbank, where he and an exclusive group of screenwriters are presented invaluable knowledge about their craft from industry veterans. Then, he returns to his alma mater the following day to pass along these insights to aspiring scriptwriters in a classroom.
CSUN Lecturer, Alum Selected to Warner Bros. TV Writers’ Workshop
Lexus, a returning partner of the Amgen Tour of California, has renewed its role as the official and exclusive automobile partner of the men’s and women’s events for the next five editions of the annual spring race.
Lexus Extends Amgen Tour of California Partnership with Five-Year Renewal
Noted for pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, cardiology and its highly successful robotics program, Providence Tarzana Medical Center was recognized today as one of the nation’s top hospitals, earning Healthgrades’ 2017 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award for the third straight year.
Providence Tarzana Named One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals