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1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
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Supes to Vote on Barger Motion to Correct Error in Septic System Letter
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors heard a motion Tuesday by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to correct an error in the Department of Public Health’s records that resulted in a letter being sent out about septic systems that caused widespread concern and confusion among residents. The motion, which...

Castaic Union School District Hires Photographer
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

In order to help them compete in an educational landscape that allows families to decide which school district to attend, the Castaic Union School District’s governing board has OK’d the hiring of an independent photographer to boost the profile of the district’s special events. In a unanimous...

Redemption Road K9’s Holds Rattlesnake Avoidance Seminar
Monday, Jul 15, 2019

With several local species of live rattlesnakes from the Santa Clarita Valley area, Redemption Road K9 held a rattlesnake avoidance seminar Saturday for about 35 local residents and their dogs. The event was intended to educate the public on the types of snakes to be mindful of and what to do in the...

Canyon Country Ferrari Thief Cops Plea, Gets 2 Years
Friday, Jul 12, 2019

A man accused of stealing a Ferrari from a Canyon Country residence and then smuggling meth into the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station accepted a plea deal Thursday. Cristian Trabanino, 22, entered a plea of no contest to charges of second-degree burglary, vehicle theft and bringing narcotics...

Massage Parlor Robbery Suspect Found, Arrested

Louie Gonzalez was identified and taken into custody by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on Thursday as the suspect in a massage parlor robbery case. Gonzalez, 22, of Newhall, was arrested on suspicion of robbing the Red Lantern Massage parlor on the 24000 block of Railroad Avenue. In...

Trinity Buys 9-acre Campus, Building
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

Trinity Classical Academy officials recently announced the $14.8 million purchase of the school’s facility located at its present campus in the Rye Canyon Business Park in Valencia. The campus was purchased from their former landlord, NorthPark Community Church, a nine-acre property with a 48,000-square-foot...

Suspect Arrested After Reportedly Fondling Himself in Canyon Country Business
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

A man was arrested Monday after walking into a business, located in Canyon Country, and fondling himself in front of a female employee, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials. Suspect Mario Salazar, 25, reportedly walked into a business located on the 19300 block of Soledad Canyon...

SCV Archery Hosts 2019 Olympic Day
Monday, Jul 1, 2019

To the sounds of drawstrings snapping and targets whapping, SCV Archery and the National Olympic Committee hosted the 2019 Olympic Day Saturday. The free event, working in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, featured everyone from beginners to experts and allowed all those in attendance to learn...

Oak Tree Gun Club Hosts Summer SAFE Fair

Oak Tree Gun Club held its annual Summer Safety Awareness for Everyone (SAFE) Fair on Saturday. The event featured a variety of booths, presentations and programs all focalized around the themes of gun safety. An underlying theme for many of the safety activities was mental health and suicide, according...

Newhall School District OK’s Budget, Expects Fewer Students
Friday, Jun 28, 2019

Newhall School District officials are looking to bridge a $3 million loss in funding with a combination of measures that include outreach efforts, attendance incentive programs and a reduction in administrative allocations. The district is projecting enrollment of 6,174 for the fiscal year that starts...

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You’re invited to attend the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library “Half-Price Huge Book Sale” event at the Valencia Library on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a chance to discover some great summer reads at a bargain price.
Aug. 17: Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library Book Sale
Get ready for Queen Nation to rock your world on Saturday, July 27. The Queen tribute band will perform during this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union.
Queen Tribute Band to Rock You at Concerts in the Park
College of the Canyons is the only community college selected to participate in the Bringing Theory to Practice’s (BTtoP) Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) initiative, a collaborative network of academic-community partnerships focused on civic-engagement and public-humanities work.
COC Only Community College Selected to Participate in PLACE Initiative
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, July 24, as high temperatures (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit) have been forecast for the following areas: - Santa Clarita Valley - San Fernando Valley - San Gabriel Valley
Heat Advisory Issued for SCV Wednesday
HazMat crews were called to the suspected illegal dumping of a corrosive material in Castaic on Tuesday morning.
HazMat Crews Respond to Possible Corrosive Material in Castaic
The SCV Chamber is proud to announce it will host a Current Affairs Forum with special guest, U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce.
July 30: Current Affairs Forum with U.S. Rep. Katie Hill
The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold a teleconference meeting Thursday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m.
July 25: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
(CN) – Concentrations of fine particulate matter in U.S. skies lead to thousands of deaths annually and have shortened life expectancy despite efforts to curb pollution, a study found Tuesday.
Air Pollution Linked to LA County’s Largest Drop in Life Expectancy
Downtown Newhall’s brightest new star, the Newhall Press Room wine bar and restaurant, was recently presented with a very enviable honor: Wine Spectator magazine’s Award of Excellence.
Newhall Press Room Honored with Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence
U.S. Air Force Airman Lean Lukas G. Aguilar graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Saugus High Alumnus Graduates from Basic Military Training
Palmdale Sheriff’s Station deputies patrolling Monday night responded quickly to sounds of gunshots in an Acton neighborhood and discovered a resident shooting at a snake.
Deputies Respond to Rattlesnake-Related Gunshots in Acton
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
Veronica Alvarez, Ed.D., began her tenure last week as CalArts' new director of the Community Arts Partnership Program, or CAP, which offers free after-school and school-based arts programs for youth ages 4-18.
Alvarez Brings Arts Education, Commitment to Social Justice to CAP
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is offering a new jobs resource for SCV companies -- LiveWorkSCV.com, a comprehensive, highly visible job board that matches SCV career opportunities with SCV residents who want a job closer to home.
LiveWorkSCV – New Jobs Resource for Local Employers
FBI agents searched the headquarters of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Monday morning as part of an ongoing investigation.
FBI Raids Los Angeles DWP, City Attorney Offices
Tickets are on sale and sponsorships are still available for the nonprofit WiSH Foundation's fifth annual "Cocktails on the Roof" fundraiser for Hart District schools at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall on Friday, Sept. 6.
Sept. 6: ‘Cocktails on the Roof’ Fundraiser
Taylor Snyder (pictured above) blasted a three-run home run in the fifth inning to help the JetHawks to a 7-2 win over the San Jose Giants on Monday afternoon at Excite Ballpark.
Snyder Homers, JetHawks Topple Giants Monday
Amar A. Singh, a Los Angeles man, was arrested Friday on suspicion of child cruelty for allegedly kicking the 2-year-old son of his friends while attending a party at the couple's Canyon Country residence.
Family Friend Accused of Kicking Couple’s Toddler
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center opened its doors to Nikki Dail on Sunday to talk about her travels through Belize.
NCA Board Member Talks About Her Journey Through Belize
A shoplifting suspect was also arrested on a felony drug possession charge after deputies allegedly discovered narcotics on him at the Sheriff’s Station.
Shoplifting Suspect Charged with Felony Drug Possession
The city of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will co-host a pair of advanced Smart Gardening Workshops at two local Santa Clarita Library branches in August and September.
City Libraries to Host Smart Gardening Workshops
Taylor Snyder went deep in his second straight game, and Lucas Gilbreath set a season-high for strikeouts, but the JetHawks fell to the San Jose Giants, 4-3, on Sunday evening in San Jose.
Gilbreath Strikeouts Hit Season High in JetHawks Loss
TV series, reality shows and music videos are among the productions now filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka “Hollywood North” the week of July 22-28.
Now Filming in SCV: TV Series, Reality Shows, Music Videos
The First Peoples Fund and the Pukúu Cultural Community Services coordinated to bring the two-day Native Artist Professional Development Training course for indigenous artists to California Institute of the Arts on Friday and Saturday.
Indigenous Artists Receive Professional Training at CalArts