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1967 - New Town of Valencia dedicated; homes sell for $25,000 [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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Realtors helped close escrow during July on 215 single-family home sales and 90 condominiums throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Friday.
SCV Home, Condo Sales Softened in July, Resale Prices Climbed Higher
Ty Culbreth delivered one of his season’s best performances, but the bullpen failed to protect a one-run lead in the eighth as the San Jose Giants rallied to beat the JetHawks, 4-1, on Sunday at Municipal Stadium.
JetHawks Bullpen Falters in Late Loss to Giants Sunday
California State University, Northridge will mark its 60th anniversary by inviting alumni from across the decades to take part in a Grand Reunion celebration at the campus Oct. 14-16.
CSUN to Celebrate Its 60th Anniversary with a Grand Reunion
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking community feedback by noon Friday, Aug. 31 on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.
City Seeks Community Feedback on Proposed JAG Grant Application
The city of Santa Clarita has updated the list of film and television productions shooting in the city and the Santa Clarita Valley the week of Aug. 20-26, 2018.
‘Santa Clarita Diet,’ ‘Killer Therapy,’ ‘Dead Wrong’ Now Shooting in SCV
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has published and will distribute 10,000 copies of its 2018-2019 SCV Business & Community Guide this week.
SCV Chamber Publishes New Business, Community Guide
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit were seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jennifer “Jenny” Sison Mariano Monday, and she has been found and is "doing OK" according to a relative.
Missing Stevenson Ranch Woman Found, ‘Doing OK’
A federal judge in Los Angeles approved a settlement Friday requiring the Trump administration to prepare and implement plans to protect eight “wild and scenic” rivers in Southern California, including Piru Creek west of Santa Clarita.
Feds Settle to Protect Piru Creek, 7 More California Rivers
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia is proud to support National Breast Feeding Awareness Month during August and announces its designation as a breast milk drop-off location.
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Supports Breast Feeding Awareness Month
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has redesigned portions of the website for easier access to the most frequently used online services.
DMV Launches Updated Website with Improved Online Services
The Lancaster JetHawks dropped the middle game of their three-game series in San Jose, 6-2, to the Giants to on Saturday night at Municipal Stadium.
Series Even After JetHawks Fall to Giants Saturday
A federal judge has approved a joint plan by the Justice Department and American Civil Liberties Union to reunify parents who were deported without their kids under the “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, though whether they will be allowed to return to the United States to seek asylum remains in limbo.
Judge OK’s DOJ-ACLU Plan to Reunite Kids, Deported Parents
Brian Serven delivered three hits, including a triple that led to the game-tying run and an extra-innings home run, to lead the JetHawks to a 9-6 win over the San Jose Giants in 10 innings on Friday night at Municipal Stadium.
JetHawks Come Back in 9th, Win in Extras Friday
1967 - New Town of Valencia dedicated; homes sell for $25,000 [story]
Search teams found the body of a man Saturday evening in a remote Santa Barbara County canyon near the Hot Springs Trailhead, where a vehicle belonging to a missing Los Angeles County Fire Department captain from Newhall was found Friday afternoon.
Body Found in Santa Barbara Near Missing Fire Captain’s Car
1879 - Newhall civic leader Charles Henry Kingsburry born in Missouri [story]
1946 - Pioneering Placerita Canyon movie producer Trem Carr dies in San Diego [story]
The JetHawks got some much-needed offense to beat Stockton, 9-7, Thursday night at The Hangar to end a five-game losing streak.
Offense Comes Through, JetHawks End 5-Game Skid
The Canyon Country Community Center’s next Sock Hop is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 25, beginning at 7 p.m.
Aug. 25: Sock Hop at Canyon Country Community Center
Results of the first full year of Measure H funding are in, demonstrating widespread progress as services ramped up and thousands of individuals and families were housed temporarily or permanently, Los Angeles County officials said Friday.
Measure H First Year: Housing for 7,500, Help for Thousands More
The fire that destroyed the historic Big Oaks Lodge on Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus Aug. 11-12 was an accident, Sgt. John Hanson of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Arson & Explosives squad said Friday morning.
Big Oaks Lodge Fire an Accident, Arson Investigators Say
Lawmakers advanced a controversial bill Thursday that aims to reform California’s money bail system though recent amendments have alarmed advocates who say the current bill could authorize prosecutors and judges to promote indefinite pretrial detention.
State Lawmakers Advance Bail Overhaul, Police Transparency Bills
Nightly lane closures are scheduled to start Monday on Sierra Highway near Highway 14 as crews begin a paving project in and near the city of Santa Clarita, the California Department of Transportation announced Friday.
Caltrans to Repave 19 Miles of Sierra Highway in SCV
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges' Senior College and University Commission has placed The Master's University & Seminary on probation after a visiting WSCUC team in March found TMUS out of compliance with numerous accreditation standards.
‘Climate of Fear,’ Admin Issues Lead to Probation for The Master’s University
Reversing a trial court and an appellate panel, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that asylum-seeking children with one parent living in the United States need only notify the foreign parent of their plans to seek resident status in the U.S.
California Justices Lift Custody Hurdle for Asylum-Seeking Kids
1920 - Actress Maureen O'Hara born in Ireland; 1961 "Parent Trap" uses Disney Golden Oak Ranch [story]
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, in collaboration with The Friends of Hart Park, presents its, “7th Annual Summer Movies in the Park Series."
Aug. 17: Black Panther to Close Out Summer Movies in the Park Series
LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley (UAV) baseball program is pleased to announce the additions of 6-1 utility player Edmond Marcotte, 6-0 utility player Kyle Lathrop, and 6-1 pitcher Austin Grabbit, with all three players coming over to UAV from Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, Calif.
University of Antelope Valley Adds 3 New Players to Baseball Program
College of the Canyons is partnering with AMS Fulfillment to offer 30 pre-apprenticeships in the logistics field—one of the fastest growing industries in Los Angeles County—to individuals who need job readiness skills to gain employment.
COC Partners with Local Fulfillment Company to Offer Pre-Apprenticeships
Children and young adults need to be protected before heading back to school.
County Encourages Parents to Stay Current on School Immunizations
Well, I don't know but I've been told, you’ll never slow down, you’ll never grow old with the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Tribute Band Free Falls into Concerts in the Park
Mayor Laurene Weste, Mayor Pro Tem Marsha McLean, Councilmembers Bob Kellar, Bill Miranda and Cameron Smyth cordially invite you to the 2018 State of the City Luncheon to be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 11:30 a.m., at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Oct. 25: “Santa Clarita – City of the Arts” State of the City Luncheon
To keep grass at parks green and lush despite constant use, the city of Santa Clarita Parks division works hard to maintain the high quality fields residents love.
City Aerates, Renovates Parks Ahead of Fall
The Saugus Union School District is very pleased to announce the awarding of two grants to provide arts education in the district.
County Arts Commission, Music Center Awarding Grants to Saugus Union
The New Heights Artist Development Series will be holding a free presentation on taxes and artists.
Aug. 23: New Heights Artist Development Series, “Taxes and the Artist”