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1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]


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SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, December 21, 2017
Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Santa Clarita deputies arrested a pair of probationers who were in possession of narcotics and a deadly weapon in Saugus on Wednesday evening. The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise program received a $10,000 pledge from Logix Federal Credit Union. After a 46-year teaching career at College of...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

A water main break forced the closures of two of the northbound lanes of Bouquet Canyon Road at Newhall ranch road. Detectives are looking for people who may have been approached by a Lancaster Couple offering to give away their children or to sell them for money or drugs. As Californians get ready for...

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 Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

The City Council named Laurene Weste the new mayor of Santa Clarita on Tuesday night. During October, 15 junior high and high school campuses in Santa Clarita hosted a toiletries drive as part of their annual Drug-Free-Youth in SCV community campaign. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Baxter, the seven week old cat-nipped kitten has been returned safe and sound. The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will gain eight new board members in 2018. Phase one of the new business park at Needham Ranch broke ground on Tuesday morning. The city of Santa Clarita is accepting submissions...

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 Friday, December 8, 2017
Friday, Dec 8, 2017

A suspicious death investigation is underway at the Crescent Valley Mobile home park in Newhall. The Rye Fire currently stands at over 6 thousand acres burned and is at 35 percent containment. A robbery at the Valencia Kohl’s department store is being investigated by deputies. Starting Monday night,...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, December 7, 2017
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

Firefighters have made progress on the Rye Fire throughout Wednesday night, constructing and holding perimeter fire lines. This Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led the United States to enter the second World War. A Power outage near Copper Hill left 5 thousand...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

As of three in the afternoon, the Rye Fire had just crossed the Ventura County Line. The Rye Fire remains at 7,000 acres  burned with five percent containment. The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has been working around d the clock to rescue animals as a result of the active...

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...

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1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
The Master's University women's basketball team is finding out how valuable that combination is as it rolled to a 93-30 victory over visiting Life Pacific on Saturday evening on Bross Court.
Women’s Hoops: TMU Defends, Rebounds to Victory Over Life Pacific
Tim Soares finishing with a season-high 32 points and lifted the No. 5-ranked Mustangs past Life Pacific, 104-96, on Saturday at TMU.
Men’s Hoops: Soares Hits Milestone, Lifts TMU Past Life Pacific
Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation President & CEO Holly Schroeder will be the keynote speaker at the Valley Industry Association's monthly luncheon on Jan. 29 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Jan. 29: SCVEDC’s Holly Schroeder to Keynote VIA Luncheon
Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives have asked for the public's help to identify and catch two men suspected of burglarizing a home in the May Way area of Canyon Country Friday afternoon.
Detectives Seek Help to ID, Nab May Way Burglary Suspects
The Castaic Union School District and Los Angeles International Academy are partnering to bring Chinese students to district classrooms from their sister schools in China this week and next.
Jan. 22: Castaic Schools to Welcome Chinese Exchange Students
The National Weather Service has extended its weekend wind advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley through noon Wednesday, as the Los Angeles County Health Officer alerts residents of local mountains and the Antelope Valley to continuing cold temperatures through Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.
Wind Advisory in SCV; Cold Weather Alert for AV, Local Mountains
A trio of players from the Cougars' historic 2018 conference championship team will continue their playing careers together after committing to Warner Pacific University.
COC Cougars Send Three to Play at Warner Pacific University
The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (8-11; 6-1 Cal Pac) remain tied atop the conference standings with Simpson University after defeating the Bobcats of UC Merced (9-10; 2-5 Cal Pac) on Saturday night, 79-69.
Men’s Hoops: UAV Pioneers Score 79-69 Win over UC Merced
The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (16-4; 6-1 Cal Pac) remain tied atop the conference standings after defeating the No. 22-ranked Bobcats of UC Merced (17-5; 5-2 Cal Pac) Saturday evening, 95-81.
Women’s Hoops: UAV Downs UC Merced in Top-25 Cal Pac Clash
The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (7-11; 5-1 Cal Pac) are now tied atop the conference standings with Simpson University (11-6; 5-1 Cal Pac) after defeating the Red Hawks on Thursday night, 101-67.
Men’s Hoops: Pioneers Blast Simpson with Cal Pac Lead at Stake, 101-67
The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (15-4; 5-1 Cal Pac) continued their winning ways on Thursday evening, defeating the Red Hawks of Simpson University (12-8; 4-2 Cal Pac) handily, 89-59.
Women’s Hoops: UAV Handles Simpson; Moves to 5-1 in Cal Pac
Preparing for Monday's national holiday commemorating the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger shared King's powerful lesson with a group of youngsters at the Quartz Hill Library last week.
Barger Shares King’s Powerful Lesson with Quartz Hill Kids
iLEAD Schools, a network of free, public charter schools in California, Hawaii and the Midwest, is commemorating the 8th annual National School Choice Week with a series of events across its campuses Jan. 21-26.
Jan. 21-26: iLEAD Schools Celebrate National School Choice Week
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will commemorate the 91st anniversary of the second worst disaster in California history with its annual St. Francis Dam Disaster lecture and bus tour to the dam site in San Francisquito Canyon to be held on Saturday, March 9.
March 9: Annual St. Francis Dam Disaster Lecture, Bus Tour
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for Jan. 7-13, 2019.
Crime Blotter: Spousal Assault, Grand Theft in Newhall
Over the last year, tips to Crime Stoppers have been of tremendous assistance and helped lower crime in the Santa Clarita Valley, SCV Sheriff's Station officials report.
Tips from LA Crime Stoppers Help Deputies Solve More Crimes Than Ever
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Skylight Books in Downtown Los Angeles will host author and CalArts alum Johanna Hedva (Art MFA 2013, Critical Studies MA 2014) to discuss Hedva's 2018 book, "On Hell," with fellow CalArtian Asher Hartman (Art MFA 03) on Saturday, Jan. 26, starting at 5 p.m.
Jan. 26: CalArtians Asher Hartman, Johanna Hedva to Talk ‘On Hell’ at Skylight Books
Bank of Santa Clarita announced Friday that for the fourth quarter and full year of 2018, bank earnings continue at record levels, as net earnings for the quarter totaled $795,000, more than doubling its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2017.
Bank of Santa Clarita Reports Record Earnings for 2018
No. 9 Vanguard forced 18 turnovers, made 13 threes and led by as many as 18 on the way to an 82-75 win.
Men’s Hoops: No. 5 Master’s Falls to No. 9 Vanguard
The Mustangs held the Golden State Athletic Conference's top offense to four points in the fourth quarter, outscoring their host by 18 in a dominant final period.
Women’s Hoops: Lady Mustangs Dominate 4th to Beat Vanguard
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis to develop a plan to increase the number of mental health hospital beds in the county.
Barger, Solis Seek Plan for More Mental Health Hospital Beds
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, Jan. 22, starting at 1 p.m.
Jan. 22: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita wants to remind residents they can receive permit assistance from the comfort of their home or office by using the Online Permit Center available at santa-clarita.com/PermitCenter.
Reminder: City’s Online Permit Center Makes Process Easier
The St. Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act has been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein (both D-California), according to a Harris tweet Thursday.
St. Francis Dam Bill Reintroduced in US Senate as Stand-Alone
Despite an attorney for a former Los Angeles County jail officer telling a federal jury Friday her client didn’t know his report about fellow officers beating a man inside a jail in 2011 was wrong when the FBI interviewed him, jurors wasted little time in finding him guilty of lying to investigators.
Jury Finds Officer Lied to FBI in LA County Jail Beating Cover-Up
The fifth day of the Los Angeles teacher strike began Friday with bargaining talks and a union rally, capping off a tumultuous week for parents, students and educators.
Rallies Cap First Week of LA Teachers Strike
Thousands more children may have been separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border under the since-abandoned “zero tolerance” immigration policy than previously thought, a report by the Office of Inspector General revealed Thursday.
Report: Feds Separated Thousands More Families at Border Than Thought
The four Pacific storms that battered California in January produced the season's first significant rainfall, dumping enough moisture to ease the state's historic drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
January Storms Ease California Drought
Segments of California State Road 126 aka Highway 126 will be closed next week for a grinding operation in the cities of Ventura and Santa Paula, California Department of Transportation District 7 officials announced Friday.
Night Closures Set for Highway 126 Repaving in Ventura, Santa Paula
1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
CBRE announced a full-service provider to the entertainment industry leased an industrial building in Valencia for $7.7 million.
Full-Service Entertainment Provider Leases Valencia Building for $7.7 Million
California State University, Northridge biology professor Steven Oppenheimer is celebrating 23 years of collaboration with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teachers to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research done by K-12 students with the debut of volume No. 23 of The New Journal of Student Research Abstracts.
CSUN Professor Celebrates 23 Year Collaboration with LAUSD STEM Students