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1967 - New Town of Valencia dedicated; homes sell for $25,000 [story]


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SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 12, 2018
Friday, Jan 12, 2018

Three adult suspects wound up in jail Thursday morning after deputies found them sleeping in a vehicle.  Beginning January 22, California residents will have the choice to apply for a REAL-ID drivers license or ID card.  The newest Jersey Mikes offered free subs with a minimum donation to WiSH during...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

A 21-year-old man accused of stabbing a Sheriff’s detective in Canyon Country on Monday has been charged with attempted murder. After 48 years as an educator, Saugus Union School District Superintendent Joan Lucid, has announced that she will retire at the end of the school year. Road closures in the...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, Jan 8, 2018

A local deputy is recovering after being stabbed by a 21-year-old suspect in Canyon Country Monday morning. Santa Clarita City Council will consider purchasing 176 acres of property that has been slated for development in San Francisquito Canyon. Volunteers are needed to help count the Santa Clarita...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 5, 2018
Friday, Jan 5, 2018

LASD Homicide Bureau Detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of four individuals in Saugus. LASD is reminding drivers that there are different DUI offenses through their “Driving While High Means DUI” campaign. The SCV Chamber of Commerce’s 84th annual Awards and...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 22, 2017
Friday, Dec 22, 2017

A Canyon Country man who fatally shot a houseguest and then fled to New York has been sentenced to 28 years and four months in state prison. CHP is set to begin their Maximum Enforcement Period at 6 p.m. on Friday. While you’re prepping your holiday meals this weekend, do not forget a few safety tips....

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, December 18, 2017
Monday, Dec 18, 2017

Before there was a city of Santa Clarita, there was Bobbie Trueblood Davis. Heads up, there’s going to be some construction on the I-5 starting Wednesday. Members of the Safe School Ambassador’s Club at Canyon High School helped bring holiday joy to lives of fellow students. The SCV Chamber of Commerce...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, December 11, 2017
Monday, Dec 11, 2017

The SCV Sheriff’s Station sent out an all-points bulletin about a male kitten stolen from his cage at the Shelter Hope Pet Shop at the Valencia Town Center. If your property was damaged by the Creek, Rye, or Skirball Fires, the county and city of Los Angeles have set up a hotline for you to report...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

L.A. County firefighters have been battling a fire in Rye Canyon Loop since 10:00 Tuesday morning. As the Rye Fire continues to scorch the west side of Santa Clarita, road closures and evacuations have impacted drivers, residents, and even students. LA County firefighters are also urging people to learn...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, December 4, 2017
Monday, Dec 4, 2017

Deputies arrested four after a series of coincidences. Castaic Lake lit up with the sights of the holiday season. The Placerita Canyon Nature Center held their annual Holiday Craft Fair, where families decorated their own wreaths and yule logs to take home for the holidays. Santa Clarita braced itself...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 1, 2017
Friday, Dec 1, 2017

Five adults and two children are now displaced after their house caught fire Friday afternoon. As the holiday season kicks off, the city of Santa Clarita is warning residents to remain vigilant about potential hazards to stay safe this season. Army Aviation Hall of Fame inductee General Richard A. Cody...

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Come see linemen from each of Santa Clarita's six high school varsity teams race against time and each other to eat a four foot burrito on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., on Town Center Drive at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Fox Sports West Staff, NFL Players from Hart to Take Part in Burrito Bowl
1967 - New Town of Valencia dedicated; homes sell for $25,000 [story]
Stephen Merle Houk, 48, was found guilty Monday of kidnapping his two young children and fleeing from law enforcement authorities in a motorhome last year, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Houk Convicted of Kidnapping, Fleeing Cops in Motorhome
Not a single motorist was arrested for impaired driving during Friday’s DUI checkpoint carried out by the California Highway Patrol, despite 400 drivers stopped.
No DUI Arrests in SCV Sobriety Checkpoint
A man and a woman arrested in Canyon Country Friday morning, one of them on suspicion of murder, have been identified as being from the Antelope Valley.
Pair Detained in SCV Traffic Stop ID’d; 1 Suspected of Murder
The city of Santa Clarita has been awarded the prestigious 24th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement for 2019 from the National Procurement Institute Inc.
City Wins ‘Excellence in Procurement’ Award for Purchasing
Will Gaddis pitched well and his batterymate, Joel Diaz, delivered three RBIs to help lead the Lancaster JetHawks to a 6-4 win over the Modesto Nuts in the series' rubber game on Sunday night at John Thurman Field.
JetHawks Take Rubber Game, Series from Nuts
Ryan Vilade delivered a tie-breaking hit in the eighth inning to lead the JetHawks to a 4-3 win over the Modesto Nuts on Saturday night at John Thurman Field.
Ryan Vilade Hit Leads to Lancaster Win Over Nuts
Two equipment trailers used by the Canyon High School Gold Star Brigade were tagged with profane graffiti at some point over the weekend, Brigade officials reported Monday.
Canyon High Band Trailers Tagged, Fund Opened to Repaint
A California judge on Friday tentatively overturned Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s decision to reinstate Caren Mandoyan, an officer fired for domestic violence, but a final ruling is expected next week.
Judge May Overturn Villanueva’s Rehiring of Mandoyan
The LA County coroner has identified the man killed Wednesday after his pickup truck collided with a big rig on Interstate 5, near Castaic, as 35-year-old Sergio Martinez of Grand Junction, Colorado.
Grand Junction Man ID’d as Person Killed in I-5 Crash
More than 30% of Los Angeles County high school students have reported ever using e-cigarette products and 10% of high school students regularly use e-cigarette products, according to the latest data from the 2017-18 California Student Tobacco Survey and the California Healthy Kids Survey.
Surveys: Vaping Increases Among LA County Youth
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will take part in a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation on Thursday, August 22, between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Aug. 22: LASD Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Push in SCV
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed West Nile virus in four additional mosquito samples from traps in the cities of Carson, Northridge, Reseda and Signal Hill.
County Finds More Mosquitos Infected with West Nile Virus
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a string of thefts early Sunday evening at two SCV Ralph’s supermarkets.
Thieves Steal from 2 SCV Ralph’s Stores Sunday
1879 - Newhall civic leader Charles Henry Kingsburry born in Missouri [story]
Charles Kingsburry
1946 - Pioneering Placerita Canyon movie producer Trem Carr dies in San Diego [story]
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1920 - Actress Maureen O'Hara born in Ireland; 1961 "Parent Trap" uses Disney Golden Oak Ranch [story]
Maureen O'Hara
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.