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1978 - Southern Pacific Saugus depot closes; later moved & used as SCV Historical Society museum [story]


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Shannon Murakami: Don’t Call It A Comeback
Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

You can hardly call Shannon Murakami’s 2016 season a comeback when she’s been around all decade long. Murakami started winning races and setting records years before Saugus’ 10-year streak of state cross country championships began. Of all the performances she’s run over the last...

XC: Ten SCV Records That Could Fall In 2016
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

After Santa Clarita Valley records by Austin O’Neil (3K), Shannon Murakami (5-mile and 5K road) and Ashley Heys (HS 5-mile), we thought we’d look at some of the other records that could potentially be broken this year. That being said, here’s 10 SCV records that could go down in 2016: 1....

The Run to Cap All Runs
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015

Courtesy of brandosblog.weebly.com Why do bad things happen to good people? That question, along with my quest for gold at the Santa Clarita Valley Marathon, have been biting at me for the last five years, until Nov. 8. That’s the day I wasn’t scared of my cancer anymore; the day I realized...

2015 Foothill League Girls Cross Country Rankings: Oct. 14, 2015
Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

Photo By Christopher Go Foothill League Cross Country Rankings after October 14, 2015   Team Rankings 1 Saugus Kaylee Thompson finally made her varsity cross country debut for the Lady Centurions at the Santa Clarita Valley Invitational. The results were impressive, as Saugus’...

2015 Foothill League Boys Cross Country Rankings: Oct. 14, 2015

Photo By Christopher Go               Foothill League Boys Cross Country Rankings for as of October 14, 2015.   Team Rankings   1 West Ranch Finished 12th at the Clovis Invitational, despite missing runners Ryan Painter, Timothy Sterkel and Jake...

Foothill League Track & Field: Week 2 Recap
Sunday, Mar 23, 2014

Brandon Jauregui Here we are again, recapping a very fine weekend for Santa Clarita Valley distance running. From Lauren Fleshman and Shannon Murakami’s return to the track to Sabrina Janes and Samantha Ortega’s impressive sub-five-minute clockings in Temecula, runners impressed all around...

Foothill League Track & Field: Week 1 Recap
Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014

Brandon Jauregui There were a lot of noteworthy performances last week, as all of the Foothill League schools made their season debuts. The big highlight of the weekend was Glendale College’s Lizzy Nelson, who ripped a huge, and absolutely stunning, all-time best over two laps. Meanwhile, her former...

Foothill League Track Preview: Girls 800m
Sunday, Mar 9, 2014

SCV record: 1:57.34 Alysia Johnson-Montano (Bay Area Track Club) 2010 SCV high school record: 2:07.45 Aly Drake (Valencia HS) 2009 Foothill League Championship record: 2:12.84 Jennifer Owen (WRHS) 2011 2013 Foothill Lg. Best: 2:11.98 Sabrina Janes (Saugus HS)     Don’t be surprised...

Murakami, Ex-Saugus, Chasing Fleshman’s SCV Record in Half-Marathon Sunday
Thursday, Jan 30, 2014

Shannon Murakami | Photo: UCLA When Shannon Murakami hung up the racing shoes following her collegiate career at UCLA, she left the sport as arguably the greatest athlete, boy or girl, in Santa Clarita Valley history. Two state championships, six CIF Southern Section titles and 12 Foothill League crowns...

Olympian Alysia Montano (Canyon 2004): Unfinished Business
Sunday, Jan 26, 2014

This year will have no IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships, but that doesn’t mean Alysia Johnson-Montano, a 2004 Canyon High graduate, won’t be the United States’ top 800-meter standout. The four-time U.S. champion in the event has some unfinished business to take care...

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The Silvertone Singers, in an effort to raise funding for the new Senior Center set to open in Spring 2019, presents a concert focusing on the theme of "Money."
Nov. 29: Concert, Art Exhibit Benefiting SCV Senior Center
SACRAMENTO - Every year, as the percentage of drivers age 65 and older increases, many look to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to help them maintain their ability to drive safely.
CHP Implements ‘Age Well, Drive Smart’ for Senior Drivers
Smart & Final Stores, Inc., the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, reported Wednesday financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 7, 2018.
Smart & Final Overall Sales Increased 2.8% Over Last Year
No. 1 College of the Canyons will host No. 4 Ventura College in a California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regional Playoff first round matchup at Cougar Stadium on Saturday Nov. 17. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
No. 1 Canyons Faces Off Against No. 4 Ventura in First Round Matchup
Grab your broom, don your ruby red slippers and travel to the wonderful land of Oz – long before Dorothy and her friends burst onto the scene.
City Offering ‘Wicked’ Excursion to Pantages Theatre
Fire officials raised the Fire Danger Level from “Very High” to “Extreme” in the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.
Officials Raise Fire Danger Levels in Angeles National Forest to ‘Extreme’
1978 - Southern Pacific Saugus depot closes; later moved & used as SCV Historical Society museum [story]
Republican incumbent Dante Acosta conceded Wednesday to Democratic challenger Christy Smith in the tight race for California's 38th Assembly District seat in the Nov. 6 general election.
Acosta Concedes to Smith in Assembly Race as Ballot Tally Continues
There's a temptation inherent to a free-flowing and high scoring game.
TMU Men’s Hoopsters Show Selflessness in Win Over Bethesda
TMU's women's volleyball team will fly to Sioux City, Iowa, to begin pool play on Nov. 27 to Nov. 29.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Earns Bye to NAIA Final Site in Iowa
Before Saturday night's GSAC title game, the PA announcer indulged himself in a bit of low-hanging humor.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Wins GSAC Tourney Title, Earns NAIA Bid
Master's women's volleyball team scored a 3-0 semifinal win over Menlo College on the way to the Golden State Athletic Conference tournament at Hope International in Fullerton.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Team Advances to GSAC Title Game
The Mustangs trailed almost all the way through three quarters, rallied in the fourth, and held on to down No. 7 Carroll 61-56 in Helena, Montana Friday.
TMU Women’s Hoopsters Close Trip with Win Over No. 7 Carroll
College of the Canyons was the team favorite to capture this year's California Community College Athletic Association women's golf state championship and the Cougars didn't disappoint on Monday, winning the program's third title.
Canyons Wins 2018 CCCAA Women’s Golf State Championship
No. 1 College of the Canyons completed a perfect 10-0 regular season and claimed its first conference championship in five years with a rousing 42-30 comeback victory over longtime conference rival No. 18 Bakersfield College.
No. 1 Cougars Finish Regular Season Perfect 10-0 to Claim Conference Title
Los Angeles County homeowners whose properties have been damaged or destroyed by the Woolsey, Hill, or Pike fires may be eligible for property tax relief.
County Officials Offer Property Tax Relief for Homeowners Affected by Wildfires
Until further notice, the California Film Commission will not accept applications for filming along Pacific Coast Highway, which is closed from Sunset Blvd. north to Las Posas Road due to the Woolsey Fire.
Filming Permit Applications Suspended in Woolsey Fire Areas
A small brush fire was reported off Interstate 5 south of Highway 138 in the Gorman area just after noon Wednesday, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials.
Firefighters Douse Small Brush Fire Near Gorman
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a temporary rent stabilization policy in the unincorporated areas of LA County in order to protect renters threatened by skyrocketing rents.
Supes OK Rent Control Ordinance for Unincorporated County
California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday surveyed wildfire damage in Butte County and issued an executive order to cut red tape and help streamline recovery efforts across the state.
Brown Surveys Fire Damage, Orders Streamlined Cleanup, Recovery Aid
Nearly 700,000 ballots cast in the Nov. 6 general election remain to be counted, according to the second ballot counting update from Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan on Tuesday afternoon.
County Posts Second Results Update for Nov. 6 Election
Express Employment Professionals will host the world-renowned Express Employment Professionals Clydesdales at the local Express office in Santa Clarita on Friday, Nov. 16, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Nov. 16: Express Employment Professionals to Host Clydesdales for Carousel Ranch Benefit
Tax revenue reported by the cannabis industry in the third quarter of 2018 totaled $93.1 million for returns received through Oct. 31, an increase of more than $13 million over the second quarter.
State Cannabis Tax Revenue Higher by $13M in Third Quarter 2018
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will host its next monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Nov. 15: Civilian Oversight Commission for Sheriff’s Department Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is working to provide safe sheltering for animals as a result of the fires that have affected thousands of Los Angeles County residents.
County Shelters Caring for Animal Victims of Woolsey Fire
1935 - Voters approve $22,000 construction bond to build a bigger Saugus School. WPA kicked in another $17,181. [story]
As late absentee and provisional ballots continue to be counted in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, Democratic challenger Christy Smith has pulled ahead of Republican incumbent Dante Acosta in the 38th Assembly District race.
Smith Takes Lead Over Acosta in Assembly Vote Tally
LOS ANGELES – As first responders continue to battle the #WoolseyFire, Los Angeles County has launched comprehensive and coordinated recovery efforts to support the residents displaced by the fire.
County Partners with State, Feds for Woolsey Fire Recovery Efforts
SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school serving learners in grades TK through 12, will welcome students, parents and interested members of the community to two Prospective Family Meetings Wednesday and Thursday.
Nov. 14, 15: SCVi’s Prospective Family Meetings
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet, the sequel to the critical and commercially successful Wreck-It Ralph (2012), comes out next week (Nov. 21) on the day before Thanksgiving.
CalArts Alum Discusses Approach to ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’
NORTHRIDGE - The CSUN men's and women's cross country teams completed the 2018 season Saturday at the NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championship at Haggin Oaks Golf Course in Sacramento.
Matadors Wrap Up 2018 Cross Country Season at NCAA West Regionals
A Monday morning collision in Stevenson Ranch killed one person, said officials at the California Highway Patrol.
Valencia Resident Killed in Stevenson Ranch Crash
LOS ANGELES – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, smoke from Woolsey Fire has caused unhealthy air quality that affects everyone in areas directly impacted by smoke, including portions of:
Smoke Advisory Issued for SCV
The California State University (CSU) has announced accommodations for applicants affected by recent wildfires who are applying for admission to CSU campuses for the fall 2019 term.
CSU Applicants Affected by Wildfires May Request Deadline Extension