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1925 - Newhall lawman Jack Pilcher buried; funeral expenses paid by local Ku Klux Klan [story]
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Santa Clarita Man Suspected of Making Terrorist Threats Detained in Valencia
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

A Santa Clarita man was detained in a Valencia parking lot in connection with an ongoing investigation into allegations of physical threats, sheriff’s officials confirmed. Units from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department converged on 39-year-old Jacob Baumgarten as he exited the Harbor Freight...

Walls at Valencia Valley, Meadows Schools Come Tumbling Down [Video]
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

See photo gallery here. Walls at Valencia Valley and Meadows Elementary Schools came tumbling down as part of an estimated $12 million modernization project. A field of parts, red twisted scrap metal and aging beige plastic litter the school sites, but it’s not just the effects of a recent demolition...

SCV NewsBreak for January 3, 2014
Friday, Jan 3, 2014

Two men accused of stealing car parts from the fatal crash of “Fast and the Furious” star Paul Walker and Always Evolving CEO Roger Rodas pleaded not guilty Friday. Investigators released a report stating the Porsche involved in the Rodas-Walker incident was traveling about 100 mph at the time of...

SCV NewsBreak for December 31, 2013
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013

An act of vandalism caused at least $1,000 in damage to Castaic Elementary School over Christmas week. A baby boy was surrendered at a Valencia hospital on Sunday, as part of Los Angeles County’s Safe Surrender Program. The family of Bryce Laspisa is still searching and asking anyone with information...

SCV NewsBreak for December 30, 2013
Monday, Dec 30, 2013

Los Angeles County firefighters responded to a residential fire in Canyon Country on Monday afternoon. A brush fire charred 15 acres of land in Saugus before being contained on Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory and red flag warning for the Santa Clarita Valley. Temperatures...

SCV NewsBreak for December 24, 2013
Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013

The Valencia High School Dance Team has had a rough start to their holiday week. SCV Sheriff’s Station Deputy Josh Dubin has a few tips to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of a holiday crime. A recent incident at Palace Cleaners on Lyons Avenue in Newhall serves as a reminder to residents that...

SCV NewsBreak for December 23, 2013
Monday, Dec 23, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley basked in sunshine today as temperatures reached 70 degrees. The Newhall Roundabout construction project has reached its final stages with one month to go until it opens. Santa Claus has been busy lately. He dropped by Golden Valley High School on Sunday for a party with kids...

SCV NewsBreak for December 18, 2013
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013

College of the Canyons staff and administrators learned how to respond if an active shooter is reported on campus through their annual Emergency Preparedness Drill. Santa Clarita Valley home prices continued their upward march in November, hitting pre-recessionary levels. The city of Santa Clarita’s...

New Bundt Cake Shop Opens in Valencia
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

[See the full photo gallery here] Nothing Bundt Cakes, a new deserts store, has opened its doors in Valencia. Armed with more than 40 designs comprised of batter and frosting, Zach and Jennifer Zeidler bake a sweet selection of bundt cakes in a nostalgic yet playful bakery. “We do all bundt cakes...

Budget Ax Slashes Metrolink Holiday Toy Train
Friday, Dec 6, 2013

An annual tradition for the last 16 years is no more after the decision to close a funding gap resulted in the cancelation of Metrolink’s Holiday Toy Express. The decision to cancel the event was made to help shore up a $10.2 million funding gap for the 2013-14 Fiscal year according to the agency’s...

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Stay Green Inc., a Southern California-based landscape industry leader, has once again been named to Lawn and Landscape Magazine's list of the Top 100 landscaping companies in North America.
Local Landscape Firm Named Among Nation’s Top 100
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom issued an apology Tuesday through executive order on behalf of California to California Native American Peoples for the many instances of violence, mistreatment and neglect inflicted upon California Native Americans throughout the state’s history.
Newsom Issues Apology for State’s Wrongdoings to Native Americans
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal Tuesday by Board Chair Janice Hahn to explore master leasing agreements with motels across the County in order to use rooms as interim housing for chronically homeless individuals.
County to Explore Motel Leasing Agreements as Interim Housing for Homeless
LOS ANGELES (CN) – A report released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union blasted Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, finding she has only secured death penalty convictions against people of color since taking office in 2012.
ACLU Blasts Lacey Over Continued Pursuit of Death Penalty Despite Moratorium
While you’re starting to make your plans for Independence Day, don’t forget the Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 22: Deadline to Join SCV Fourth of July Parade
The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is rolling back into Valencia this Saturday, June 22, from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
June 22: Hello Kitty Cafe Truck at Westfield Town Center
The following events are scheduled for the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce:
POP-Up Biz Expo, Patriots Luncheon, Empowering Women’s Lunch Coming Up at SCV Chamber
According to a recent report by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), homelessness in LA County has climbed 12 percent over the past year, in a dramatic reversal from a four percent decline the previous year. Homelessness has been a persistent issue in California, stymied by the lack of a comprehensive system-wide solution and resources.
CalArtian Easing LA’s Homeless Crisis One Bag at a Time
Recently, the Probation Reform and Implementation Team (PRIT) released comprehensive recommendations outlining its proposed authority and structure for the civilian Probation Oversight Commission (POC) for Los Angeles County’s Probation Department, the largest in the U.S. The proposal includes a call for subpoena power, authority to investigate complaints, and empowering former Probationers as community liaisons to serve as the County’s “eyes and ears.”
County Releases Recommendations for Civilian Oversight Commission
The Santa Clarita Public Library is looking for a fun and friendly team of volunteers to help out during the Summer Reading Program, taking place now through July 27 at all Santa Clarita Public Library branches.
Volunteers Needed for Santa Clarita Library’s Summer Reading Program
This weekend, The Power Plant, a leading contemporary visual art gallery in Toronto, Canada, opens If you end up with the story you started with, then you're not listening along the way, by artist Mario Pfeifer (Film/Video 09).
CalArts Grad Opens New Solo Show in Toronto
The San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Transportation Committee, whose members include Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean, will hold a meeting Thursday, June 20, at 1:30 p.m.
June 20: SFV Council of Governments Transportation Committee Meeting
The Master's University women's soccer team has signed Alexis Mendoza, a technically-sound midfielder who head coach Curtis Lewis described as "calm on the ball."
SoCal Midfielder Alexis Mendoza Signs with TMU
Officials working on the construction of Castaic High School believe they’ll be able to meet the deadline to open the school, just days after it was revealed the school site was without gas piping and hookups weeks before opening.
Officials Now Believe Castaic High Will Meet Deadline After County Expedites Permits
With the onset of summer temperatures, Crime Prevention Unit deputies parked the patrol cars and took to foot patrol, checking the welfare of homeless individuals on Monday.
Crime Prevention Deputies Check In on Welfare of Homeless Individuals
The Canyon Country Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting will be held Wednesday, June 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
June 19: Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting
1925 - Newhall lawman Jack Pilcher buried; funeral expenses paid by local Ku Klux Klan [story]
Jack Pilcher
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is back, and continuing an expanded season with Summer Theatre Festival 2019 events through August.
Shakespeare Festival Sets 2019 Summer Theatre Events
In her latest "Director's Blog" entry, Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control Director Marcia Mayeda offers information about pet aging and tips senior pet care.
County Animal Care Director Offers Tips for Senior Pet Care
Fourth of July 2019 is only a few weeks away and, as you begin to make plans to celebrate, do not forget about all the fun activities that are happening throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
Top 10 Tips to Make this a Great Fourth of July in SCV
The Public Outreach and Legislation Committee of SCV Water is scheduled to meet next on Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m.
June 20: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
The nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging will host its annual assembly at the new Bella Vida senior center in Canyon Country on Thursday, June 20, starting at 5 p.m.
June 20: Annual Assembly at Bella Vida Senior Center
Two people were airlifted to the hospital Monday afternoon after being plucked from a ravine where their box truck plunged into the dry creek bed near Agua Dulce.
Two Airlifted from Crash After Truck Plunges into Ravine
The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set to approve its 2019-20 budget at a special meeting on Wednesday, June 19, at 7:45 a.m.
Hart Board Set to OK 2019-20 Budget at June 19 Special Meeting