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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren

Herta Driver Flames Out at Auto Club Speedway
Monday, Sep 17, 2012

What a bittersweet end to the Izod IndyCar Series for Alex Tagliani and the Barracuda Racing team. Tagliani led 19 laps and was out front with 23 laps to go in the season finale MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Saturday night. But what the team described as mechanical problems ended Tagliani’s...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012

A pair of athletes from the Santa Clarita Valley will be in action today in the Olympics. Hart High graduate Anthony Ervin will race in the 50 meter freestyle in swimming this morning. He won a gold medal in the 50 freestyle in the 2000 Summer Games in Australia. Saugus High graduate David Smith and...

Roundup: Valencia’s Alison Lee 3-over 75 in U.S. Open
Friday, Jul 6, 2012

Alison Lee | Photo: American Junior Golf Assn. Valencia High’s Alison Lee shot a 3-over 75 in the first round of the US Women’s Open golf tournament at Blackwolf Run in Wisconsin. She is tied for 55th place and had two birdies, three bogeys and a double bogey on the first day of the tournament. Lizette...

Roundup: Allyson Felix Ties for 3rd in Olympic Qualifier
Monday, Jun 25, 2012

Allyson Felix Santa Clarita’s Allyson Felix is going to the Summer Olympics in London. But it has yet to be determined in what capacity. Felix was in a dead heat for third place in the 100 meters at the USA Track and Field Olympic Trials over the weekend. A photo finish between her and Jeneba Tarmoh...

Team Herta Heads to Texas Motor Speedway
Friday, Jun 8, 2012

Alex Tagliani Bryan Herta Autosport is on the upswing as the Izod IndyCar Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway. Alex Tagliani, driving for the team owned by Valencia’s Bryan Herta, is coming off his best finish of the season, a 10th place at Belle Isle in Michigan. He was in the top five at Texas in...

Monday, May 21, 2012

Hart High School’s Tim White had quite a meet at the CIF Southern Section track and field finals at Mt. San Antonio College. He became the first athlete in school history to win two CIF Southern Section titles. He won the Division III high jump and the triple jump. Hart teammate Austin O’Neil kept...

Friday, May 11, 2012

Bryan Herta Autosport heads into Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a new engine manufacturer and renewed hopes of winning the Indianapolis 500 for the second year in a row. The Bryan Herta Autosport team in the Izod IndyCar Series has switched engine manufacturers, from Lotus to Honda, after the first...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012

In this episode: Two Santa Clarita City Councilmen are sworn in to four-year terms; Candidates forum information; Housing market update. Also: Bryan Herta Autosport skips Izod IndyCar Series Streets of Sao Paulo race; Local weather outlook; SCV Sports update. Finally: Saugus High School student wins...

Bryan Herta Autosport has decided to skip the Izod IndyCar Series Streets of Sao Paulo race in Brazil this weekend and focus on preparing for the Indianapolis 500 in May. “After not finishing the last two races and falling out of the top 22 in points, Team Barracuda-BHA has elected not to send our...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

Alex Tagliani and Bryan Herta Autosport team are not off to a great start in the Izod IndyCar Series. They are looking to turn things around at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach this weekend. Tagliani finished 15th in the IndyCar Series season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg in Florida. He...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Sulphur Springs Union School District will host the annual Many Families, One Community Event on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sulphur Springs, Hart Districts Hosting Many Families One Community Event
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
L.A. County Launches Fair Chance Hiring Program
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 31: SUSD Board Slated to Discuss Future Enrollment Projections
The Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony Barbershop Chorus will return on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to deliver singing valentines after being unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 14: Local Barbershop Quartet to Deliver Singing Valentines
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren
Three new educational videos greet visitors to the Placerita Nature Center to help them understand what they're seeing along the trails.
Educational Videos Unveiled at Placerita Nature Center
1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project
Everything old is new again and that’s what’s happening at Hart Park in Newhall. Heritage Junction, where eight historic buildings and a steam engine and caboose are on display to the public, has officially been renamed “Santa Clarita History Center” and a new logo designed and adopted.
Heritage Junction Renamed Santa Clarita History Center
TreePeople in partnership with the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians will be giving away full size fruit trees including lemon, lime, orange, guava, pomegranate and peach on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Jan. 28: Free Fruit Tree Giveaway at Old Town Newhall Farmers Market
Ready to lose your thirsty turf lawn? The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will show you where to start! Learn how to remove your lawn and transform it into a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Join our free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, Strategies for Replacing your Lawn, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Feb. 4: Free Workshop ‘Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn’
The Southern California Veterans Study is seeking the input from Veterans living in Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego counties.
Southern California Veterans Study Seeks SoCal Veteran Input
Two California Institute of the Arts alums, Antoine Hunter aka Purple Fire Crow (Dance 2002) and Kite (Music BFA 2014), were among the 45 United States Artists Fellows announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24 who will receive $50,000 unrestricted cash awards.
CalArts Alums Named 2023 United States Artists Fellows
Anyone who has lived in another city will tell you that the events we put on in Santa Clarita are second to none. As we look ahead to the warm weather and sunshine afforded by the arrival of spring, now is a wonderful time to add some of the marquee city of Santa Clarita events to your 2023 calendar.
Ken Striplin | Fun, Family Events Just Around the Corner
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
Join Landmark Opera at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church as it presents Gilbert and Sullivan's famous operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Feb. 5: Landmark Opera Presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’