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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]


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Deputies Respond to Valencia High; Threat Deemed Non-Credible
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Families of Valencia High School students received a phone call Wednesday evening from Principal John Costanzo about an indirect threat to the campus. “Earlier today we discovered a written threat that was sent to Valencia High School,” Costanzo said in a recorded phone message. “We’ve...

COC Student Bitten by Bat at Valencia Campus
Friday, Feb 19, 2016

A College of the Canyons student reported he was bitten by a bat at the Valencia Campus. The student reported the incident that happened Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., according to John Green, COC’s communications director. File Photo Green wrote in a statement that the student was “walking...

California Flyers Take Home Gold at National Cheer Competition

The California Flyers Air Force cheer team took home the gold at the Cheersport National Competition in Atlanta. The Santa Clarita team members beat out 13 teams in their division to earn the title of national champions on Feb. 13 and 14. Tammy Duvo Larinto, whose daughter is on the Air Force team, expressed...

Families Create Cakes Based on Popular Children’s Books
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016

The Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library hosted its first-ever Bake a Book Contest Saturday, Jan. 23 where locals were encouraged to bake a cake based on a popular children’s book. Angie Ashe, children’s librarian, said the contest brought families together to be creative with their decorating...

Facey Teams Up with Youth Baseball to Prevent Sports Injuries
Monday, Jan 25, 2016

Santa Clarita Youth Baseball League and Facey Medical Group gathered for an interactive information session on how children can prevent sports injuries. Emily Schwartz, M.D. took to the field to give a group of 10 to 12-year-old boys safety tips for playing baseball. James Nuttall, Santa Clarita Youth...

Antonovich Seeks Evaluation of Medical Marijuana’s Impacts

Update: On Jan. 26 this matter was continued until Tuesday, Feb. 2.   Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich wants to suspend the cultivation, testing and sale of medical marijuana in L.A. County’s unincorporated territory long enough for the county to evaluate the impacts of those activities on the...

Sheriff’s Deputies in Pursuit of a Drunk Driver
Friday, Jan 22, 2016

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies detained a man at gunpoint who was reportedly driving under the influence Friday evening. “One of our units was in pursuit of a drunk driver who was driving recklessly,” said Shirley Miller, sheriff’s station public information...

Golden Valley Bridge On Schedule for July Finish
Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016

The Golden Valley Bridge Widening Project has been in production for almost a year and is said to be on-schedule for it’s completion this July. Traffic was slow over the Golden Valley Bridge on Friday when construction workers shut down lanes to merge the old and the new bridge together. “We’re...

Readers, Authors Come Together at 3rd Annual Local Author Celebration
Monday, Jan 18, 2016

Locals gathered at the Old Town Newhall Library Saturday, Jan. 16 for the third annual Friends of the Library Local Author Celebration. The event highlighted more than 50 authors from Santa Clarita from ages 10 to 93. “We have authors of every genre,” said Brenda Wadsworth, author committee...

Broken Water Pipe Damages 2 Castaic Classrooms
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016

Classrooms at Castaic Elementary School are facing repairs after a broken water pipe caused structural damage. Crews from the district assisted a professional water damage cleaning company in the two classrooms that were affected over the school’s winter break, Janene Maxon, interim superintendent,...

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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
The National Weather Service on Friday afternoon issued a high wind watch for the Santa Clarita Valley from Saturday evening through Sunday morning.
High Wind Watch Saturday Night to Sunday Morning
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, Oct. 22 meeting starting at 1 p.m.
Oct. 22 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
The next regular meeting of the North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Board of Directors is set for Monday, October 21, at 1 p.m.
Oct. 21: North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Regular Meeting
Tickets are now on sale for the Youth Project's 13th Annual Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em fundraising poker tournament, to be held at the Valencia Country Club on Saturday, November 2, starting at 5 p.m.
Nov. 2: Youth Project ‘Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em Poker Tourney
Author Michele Singer Evans will sign her new book "Island of Zarada: The Larimar Quest" at Barnes & Noble in Valencia on Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m., and the public is invited to join her.
Oct. 20: Michele Singer Evans Book Signing at Barnes & Noble
Construction has commenced at the new Orchard Medical Center on Orchard Village Road in Valencia, CBRE announced.
Walls Tilted Up for New Orchard Medical Center
Downed power lines in Newhall sparked a small fire and left more than 1,880 people without electricity, between Lyons Avenue and the southern edge of the Newhall Pass, Friday afternoon.
Downed Power Lines Spark Small Fire, Power Outage in Newhall
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored 16 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 46th Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills Thursday night.
AMPAS Honors Winners of 2019 Student Academy Awards
Local sheriff’s detectives, investigating the break-in last month of a home in Stevenson Ranch, tracked their suspect to Bakersfield where they arrested one man, seizing guns and drugs in the operation.
SCV Detectives Track Burglary Suspect to Bakersfield, Seize Guns, Drugs
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation’s William S. Hart Regional Park, in cooperation with the Friends of Hart Park, will present the Hart Bookstore & Collectors Flea Market at the Newhall park on Saturday, October 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 26: Collectors’ Flea Market at Hart Park
A Val Verde citizens’ group that sued the county over its decision to grant Chiquita Canyon Landfill an operating permit saw its case dismissed in court.
Court Tosses Val Verde Group’s Lawsuit Over Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Emergency road work to repair a water-damaged stretch of Newhall Ranch Road wrapped up Thursday evening about 7:45, city of Santa Clarita spokesperson Carrie Lujan said Friday morning.
Newhall Ranch Road Reopened After Water Main Break, Repairs
Saugus Union School District officials discussed how they once again increased scores on the statewide assessment testing over the previous year, and also how to close achievement gaps found in certain students.
Saugus School District Sees Improvement in State Test Scores
California is expected to experience a drier than average winter, according to an outlook published by federal climate experts Thursday.
Feds Predict Warmer, Drier Winter 2019-2020 for California
Amid a revived legal challenge over the storage of nuclear waste and public doubts over the safety of the decommissioning process of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, the California Coastal Commission unanimously approved demolition Thursday of the iconic Southern California nuclear power plant.
San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant OK’d for Demolition
Marking the 30th anniversary of the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake and its devastation to buildings, bridges, freeways and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, California officials on Thursday launched a long-awaited statewide warning system that will send cellphone alerts before earthquakes.
California Gets Earthquake Warning System 30 Years After Loma Prieta
1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]
Campton store
New Medicare Plan Finder tool helps you pick your Medicare plan online.
Pick Your Medicare Plan Online | Commentary by Greg Dill
David Kuck, who was hired as head coach by the Canyons Aquatic Club two years ago, is now suing the swim club for wrongful termination, alleging he was fired for blowing the whistle on crimes implicating the late child sex crimes suspect Jeremy Anderson.
Former Coach Sues Canyons Aquatic for Wrongful Termination
Preliminary, university-wide data shared by California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White indicated that four- and six-year graduation rates for first-time students and two- and four-year rates for community college transfer students continue to increase and have reached all-time highs.
Study Indicates Grad Rates for First-Time, Transfer Students at All-Time Highs
Lancaster Sheriff's Station detectives in collaboration with the Lancaster Appreciation Program (LANCAP) arrested 4 suspects for armed robbery.
Suspects in Alleged Robberies from Mojave to SCV Arrested
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, who was serving as chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, died Thursday morning. He was 68.
Hill: Cummings ‘Friend, Adviser, Leader’
SIMI VALLEY — College of the Canyons won its second tournament of the week on Wednesday, this time narrowly topping runner-up Santa Barbara City College by three strokes to remain undefeated and extend its conference win streak to 16 events.
Lady Cougars Narrowly Top Santa Barbara City College