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SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

In this episode: Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant in violation for cloudy water; Tempered Steel brings military vets and local youth together at the Activities Center. Plus: California traffic fatalities reach a near 70 year low; L.A. County Arts Commission offers paid summer internships; Auton Motorized...

May 12: Fun Day at Placerita Nature Center

Photo: PCNCA The usually serene Placerita Canyon State Park will bustle with activity May 12 when the county of Los Angeles and the Placerita volunteers host a big open house and family festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Highlights of  the kid-oriented day include a treasure hunt, face painting and faux...

Technically, it’s a Turbidity Exceedance Tier 2 Violation. State officials contend they couldn’t see clearly enough, so they wrote up the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant for having cloudy water. But not a single customer tasted a thing. Castaic Lake Water Agency General Manager Dan Masnada said that...

Army Vet Shares Life Lessons with Local Teens

Army Sgt. LeShonda Gill spoke Wednesday at the Santa Clarita Activities Center to a group of children about her life and struggles.  Gill is a speaker for Tempered Steel, an organization that provides awareness, education, and support for injured military members. “Talking to the kids is the easy...

Group Gathers Signatures to Block Cemex Mine

The nonprofit Safe Action for the Environment Inc. has launched an online petition and letter-writing drive seeking support for Senate Bill S. 759, authored by Sen. Barbara Boxer to stop the development of a massive sand and gravel mine in Soledad Canyon. Boxer, D-Calif., has introduced the legislation...

California Traffic Deaths at Lowest Level Since 1944

[Caltrans] – In 2010, traffic fatalities in California declined to their lowest level since 1944, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. From a peak of 5,504 in 1987, fatalities fell to 2,715 in 2010. Success can be attributed in part to safety improvements Caltrans made...

Auton Motorized Systems, a local manufacturer of motorized television lifts, has switched locations in Valencia. The company said Wednesday it has sold its 22,000-square-foot building in the Valencia Industrial Center and moved its manufacturing and sales operations to a newer, state-of-the-art facility...

What If? Real Life Church Asks Congregants to Evaluate Ways to Give

Real Life Church | Photo by Stephen K. Peeples At a time when many people find it difficult to ponder much beyond their own day-to-day survival, Real Life Church in Valencia launched what organizers call a two-year “generosity initiative” that asked congregants to consider new, different,...

The College of the Canyons softball team swept a doubleheader with Glendale College. The Cougars won the first game, 6-2, and the nightcap, 8-7. Jenny Wunderlich had two hits and scored twice in the first game for COC. Adriana Correra drove in the winning run with a double in the sixth inning for COC...

The following activities are held weekly at Placerita Canyon State Park:   SATURDAY 11 a.m. – Family Hike 1 p.m. – Live Local Animal Show   Contact the park for information about additional seasonal hikes such as bird walks and wildflower walks.   The Placerita Canyon Nature...

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1920 - Actress Maureen O'Hara born in Ireland; 1961 "Parent Trap" uses Disney Golden Oak Ranch [story]
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If The Master's University women's volleyball team was looking for an opportunity to fold to Rocky Mountain on Thursday, it had options.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Takes Down No. 13 Rocky Mountain
The Master's University men's basketball team has signed Sam Boone, an NCAA Division 2 transfer who will add to the squad's frontcourt depth.
TMU Men’s Basketball Signs Sam Boone, NCAA D2 Transfer
A Canyon Country woman stands accused of going after a family member with a chainsaw, albeit one that was turned off, after two failed attempts to hit her intended victim with steak knives she allegedly threw.
Woman Accused of Throwing Knives, Wielding Chainsaw
Master's head coach Dan Waldeck hopes Stephanie Soares brings "immense confidence and drive" back with her after she played with the Brazilian women's national team at the Pan American Games in Peru last week.
TMU’s Stephanie Soares Wins Gold at Pan American Games
One thing volleyball player Jane Cisar appreciates about The Master's University head coach Allan Vince is his recruiting philosophy.
Vince Earns 100th Win at TMU Women’s Volleyball Coach
At nationals last year, The Master's University women's volleyball team learned what it would take to make a deep post-season run.
2019 TMU Women’s Volleyball Preview
Proving just how necessary Narcan has become in saving the lives of SCV heroin addicts, local sheriff’s deputies dispatched Thursday for an unresponsive man feared dead in the bathroom of a Stevenson Ranch restaurant watched signs of life return to the man after paramedics administered the drug.
Narcan 2 Years Later: Still Saving SCV Lives
Dante Acosta, former state assemblyman, former Santa Clarita City Council member and a director of the Santa Clarita Valley Water agency board, is moving to Texas to begin a position as district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration for the El Paso region.
Acosta Resigns from SCV Water, Moving to El Paso
Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, invites the community to its premier annual fundraiser, "Soup for the Soul – Sera in Italia," at the Bella Vida senior center in Canyon Country on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m.
Oct. 12: Bridge to Home ‘Soup for the Soul’ Fundraiser
A six-run first inning for the Lake Elsinore Storm was too much for the JetHawks Thursday, as Lancaster lost 13-8 at The Hangar.
Lake Elsinore Storm Start Too Strong for JetHawks
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives seek the public’s assistance in locating Willie Paul Davis, a 70-year-old Valencia resident.
Missing: Willie Paul Davis of Valencia
Five people were hurt, two seriously, in a multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 5 in Castaic early Friday morning, according to county fire department and CHP authorities.
Five Hurt in Early Morning Castaic Pileup
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control will join Los Angeles television stations NBC4 and Telemundo 52 in a "Clear the Shelter" pet adoption campaign on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aug. 17: ‘Clear the Shelters’ with Pet Adoption Discounts
Two parolees from Bakersfield arrested in Valencia last week were arraigned on multiple charges including burglary on Monday, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reported Wednesday.
Burglary Suspects Arrested After Mall Chase Are Arraigned
Painting it as an economic threat and a cruel attack on immigrants, California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration’s new "public charge rule" that allows the government to deny green cards to people relying on some forms of public assistance.
California Sues to Block Feds’ ‘Public Charge Rule’ for Green Cards
Friday air quality is unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to the latest South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
Friday Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive People
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station's COBRA Unit detained two juveniles and one adult during a gang suppression operation on Monday.
SCV Deputies Tag 3 Suspected Gang Members in Newhall
1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
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A vegetation fire near Valencia Boulevard and Interstate 5 prompted the evacuation of College of the Canyons’ Early Childhood Education Center Thursday afternoon.
Vegetation Fire Prompts Evacuation of COC’s Childhood Education Center
Would you like for a family member or caregiver to be able to call Medicare on your behalf? Would you like a way to store all your health records in one place online, so you can quickly share them with a new doctor or other healthcare provider? How about an easy way to print a new Medicare card if you lose yours? You can do all that and more by creating a free, secure MyMedicare.gov account.
Create a Personal Medicare Account | Commentary by Greg Dill
The Transfer Rules Committee held their culminating meeting Wednesday.
Message from CIF Southern Section Commissioner of Athletics
The second bond issuance of Measure E, the Santa Clarita Community College District general obligation bonds, were sold on Aug. 7, yielding $85 million to assist College of the Canyons in building out the Canyon Country campus and upgrading the Valencia campus.
Second Bond Issuance of Measure E General Obligation Bonds Yields $85M
Boys and Girls Club Alumni, Kacey Umanzor and Nikola Macovksi, have been awarded scholarships to attend College of the Canyons this fall by the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
Boys & Girls Club Announces 2019 College Scholarship Recipients