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August 23
1963 - First stretch of Antelope Valley 14 Freeway opens from east of Solemint Junction in Canyon Country to Red Rover Mine Road in Acton. [story]
AV Freeway
 Santa Clarita City News
Santa Clarita Aims at State Housing Goals
Santa Clarita has seen significant trends in its housing market and population demands over the last 20 years, and with a continued need for expansion across California cities, the time has come to update its housing production goals in order to comply with state requirements.  FULL STORY...
 SCV School News
LA County Teachers Encouraged to Apply for Credit Union Class Project Grant
California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles area teachers who have a great class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program.   FULL STORY...
 SCV College News
CSUN’s College of Engineering & Computer Science Names New Dean
Houssam Toutanji, who has served as dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Western Michigan University for the past four years, has been named dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at California State University, Northridge.   FULL STORY...
 SCV Nonprofit News
Aug. 24: Kids Conquer Challenge
S.T.R.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Manufacturing) Kids Expo, a local nonprofit that wants to prepare kids today to face the challenges of tomorrow, will host a Kids Conquer Challenge, Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., at the former Sears parking lot.   FULL STORY...
 L.A. County News
SB 1 Funding Allocates Nearly $315M to LA County Highway Projects
SACRAMENTO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $1.1 billion for a total of 133 State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) projects throughout California, including almost $994 million for 47 fix-it-first projects funded by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.   FULL STORY...
SCV Business
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Valencia-Based Insurance Agency Named Among Best Places to Work in LA
This week, LBW Insurance and Financial Services was deemed one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal.  FULL STORY...
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Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Santa Clarita Mother of 5 Survives Heroin Overdose

A 36-year-old Santa Clarita mother of five children survived a heroin overdose Thursday, revived by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies armed with Narcan.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Closing Arguments Due Monday in Child Sex Case Retrial

A year after jurors failed to reach a verdict in the case of a former Disney executive charged with engaging in lewd acts with a child, a brand new jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments in the man’s retrial on the same charges

Friday, Aug 23, 2019
SCV Deputies Cite 74 in Bike, Pedestrian Operation

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station handed out 74 citations in a bicycle and pedestrian safety operation Thursday morning. Here’s more from the station’s social media: “On Thursday, August 22, 2019, between the hours of 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., a pedestrian/bicycle safety operation was conducted in the city of Santa Clarita. “During…

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Hart District Names Mike Kuhlman Superintendent-Elect

During the Wednesday night board meeting, Deputy Superintendent Mike Kuhlman was named the superintendent-elect after it was made known that Vicki Engbrecht was stepping down from the position at the end of the 2019-20 school year

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Study: Facey’s Palliative Care Program Helps Improve Patients’ Quality of Life

For more than 200 chronically ill patients in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, doctors make house calls

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Body of Man Found on Newhall Bike Path

Natural causes are suspected in the death of a man whose body was found Wednesday on a bike path in Newhall, near the South Fork Trail

Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Santa Clarita Aims at State Housing Goals

Santa Clarita has seen significant trends in its housing market and population demands over the last 20 years, and with a continued need for expansion across California cities, the time has come to update its housing production goals in order to comply with state requirements

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
SCV Home Prices Up 5% on Year; Low Interest Rates Spike Sales

A total of 263 single-family homes changed owners during July, an increase of 22.3 percent from a year ago and the highest monthly total since June 2018, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Driver Crashes Parked Vehicle into Home’s Garage

One person was transported to a nearby hospital after a vehicle rammed a parked car into a home’s garage Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Fire Engulfs Motorhome Near Bouquet, Texas Canyon Roads

Firefighters saved a hilltop house from burning down Thursday as fire from a fully engulfed nearby motorhome spread to the brush and swept up the hillside.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Thibault Facing Multiple Charges in Deadly Wrong-Way Crash

A preliminary hearing got underway Wednesday for Nicole Danielle Thibault, a Santa Clarita Valley woman facing multiple criminal charges, including murder, in connection with a fatal wrong-way traffic collision in January

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SCV Sports
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
JetHawks Cruise to 4th Straight Win
The JetHawks got on the board with four runs in the first inning and went on to beat the Inland Empire 66ers, 10-5, on Wednesday night at San Manuel Stadium. FULL STORY...
SCV Arts & Entertainment
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Aug. 24: Kids Conquer Challenge
S.T.R.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Manufacturing) Kids Expo, a local nonprofit that wants to prepare kids today to face the challenges of tomorrow, will host a Kids Conquer Challenge, Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., at the former Sears parking lot.  FULL STORY...
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A 36-year-old Santa Clarita mother of five children survived a heroin overdose Thursday, revived by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies armed with Narcan.
Santa Clarita Mother of 5 Survives Heroin Overdose
A year after jurors failed to reach a verdict in the case of a former Disney executive charged with engaging in lewd acts with a child, a brand new jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments in the man’s retrial on the same charges.
Closing Arguments Due Monday in Child Sex Case Retrial
Santa Clarita has seen significant trends in its housing market and population demands over the last 20 years, and with a continued need for expansion across California cities, the time has come to update its housing production goals in order to comply with state requirements.
Santa Clarita Aims at State Housing Goals
1963 - First stretch of Antelope Valley 14 Freeway opens from east of Solemint Junction in Canyon Country to Red Rover Mine Road in Acton. [story]
AV Freeway
The JetHawks got on the board with four runs in the first inning and went on to beat the Inland Empire 66ers, 10-5, on Wednesday night at San Manuel Stadium.
JetHawks Cruise to 4th Straight Win
SACRAMENTO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $1.1 billion for a total of 133 State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) projects throughout California, including almost $994 million for 47 fix-it-first projects funded by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.
SB 1 Funding Allocates Nearly $315M to LA County Highway Projects
S.T.R.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Manufacturing) Kids Expo, a local nonprofit that wants to prepare kids today to face the challenges of tomorrow, will host a Kids Conquer Challenge, Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., at the former Sears parking lot.
Aug. 24: Kids Conquer Challenge
This week, LBW Insurance and Financial Services was deemed one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Valencia-Based Insurance Agency Named Among Best Places to Work in LA
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is currently accepting auction item donations for its 26th Evening Under the Stars Gala Dinner & Charity Auction on Sept. 21.
Michael Hoefflin Foundation Accepting Donations for Annual Gala
California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles area teachers who have a great class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program.
LA County Teachers Encouraged to Apply for Credit Union Class Project Grant
Santa Clarita residents are invited to bring their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste to the free Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, Aug. 24.
Aug. 24: Free Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup
A total of 263 single-family homes changed owners during July, an increase of 22.3 percent from a year ago and the highest monthly total since June 2018, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
SCV Home Prices Up 5% on Year; Low Interest Rates Spike Sales
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is expanding the services it offers at its community Health Fairs.
Aug. 23: Henry Mayo Brings Health Fair to Newhall Community Center
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) is pleased to announce the successful addition of three new pieces of basic life support (BLS) equipment to its inventory:
LACoFD Adds New Basic Life Support Equipment to Inventory
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking community feedback on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.
City Seeking Community Feedback on Public Safety Grant Proposal
During the Wednesday night board meeting, Deputy Superintendent Mike Kuhlman was named the superintendent-elect after it was made known that Vicki Engbrecht was stepping down from the position at the end of the 2019-20 school year.
Hart District Names Mike Kuhlman Superintendent-Elect
One person was transported to a nearby hospital after a vehicle rammed a parked car into a home’s garage Thursday afternoon.
Driver Crashes Parked Vehicle into Home’s Garage
For more than 200 chronically ill patients in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, doctors make house calls.
Study: Facey’s Palliative Care Program Helps Improve Patients’ Quality of Life
Firefighters saved a hilltop house from burning down Thursday as fire from a fully engulfed nearby motorhome spread to the brush and swept up the hillside.
Fire Engulfs Motorhome Near Bouquet, Texas Canyon Roads
1891 - Future First Lady Lou Henry (Hoover), 17, poses for photo at R.E. Nickel's Acton store [story]
Lou Henry
Santa Clarita is one of the safest cities in the nation to raise children, according to a recent report published by SafeWise.
Report: Santa Clarita Among Safest Cities to Raise Children
Castaic Union School District students returned from summer break last week, and district administrators and teachers are working to further develop a culture of wellness and kindness on their campuses.
Back to School: Castaic Creating Culture of Kindness
Oscar-nominated producer Jennifer Fox will return to produce the 11th Annual Governors Awards in October for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President David Rubin announced Wednesday.
Fox to Encore as Academy Governors Awards Producer