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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]


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Knight for Congress | Statement from Dr. Lee Rogers
Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014

Lee Rogers, M.D. First, I want to thank all my staff and volunteers, who dedicated countless hours and sweat to this campaign. I am forever grateful. We’ve accomplished so much in the past 11 months, and none of it would have been possible without your hard work. To all the donors who invested in my...

Strickland, Knight Advance to November Showdown

Tony Strickland Voters in California’s 25th Congressional District made history Tuesday when they gave the go-ahead to Republicans Tony Strickland and Steve Knight. It’s the first time two members of the same party are lined up to fight each other for the seat in the general election. It’s a quirk...

Why I’m Voting Rogers
Sunday, Jun 1, 2014

It’s time… … to end partisan bickering. … to recognize we all want and need positive change. … to find common ground. … to partner and collaborate to solve real problems. … to stop wasting precious time repeating the same mistakes of the past. … to elect someone...

Calif. Dem Party Endorses Rogers for Congress; In Line for National Money
Monday, Mar 10, 2014

[Rogers Campaign] – Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for Congress in California’s 25th Congressional District, received the endorsement Sunday of the California Democratic Party. The announcement came at the conclusion of the three-day 2014 California State Democratic Convention in Los Angeles. One...

SCV NewsBreak for January 16, 2014
Thursday, Jan 16, 2014

Ending months of speculation and rumors Congressman Buck McKeon announced his retirement Thursday. The filing period for potential candidates in the 2014 Santa Clarita City Council race is now closed; 13 candidates in the race for 3 seats. A woman charged with arson after a Castaic home was set...

Rogers, Democrat for 25th, Picks Up Congressional Endorsement
Monday, Dec 16, 2013

Lee Rogers, M.D. Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for U.S. Congress in California’s 25th Congressional District, today announced the endorsement of Congressman Tony Cardenas, who represents the neighboring 29th Congressional District. “Lee Rogers is a diligent and hard-working leader on the health care...

Rogers Picks Up More Union Support in Bid for Congress
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013

Dr. Lee Rogers [Rogers Campaign] – Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for Congress in California’s 25th District, announced a major endorsement today from the Los Angeles / Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council. “We are endorsing Lee Rogers because his sensible approach to government...

Electrical Workers Union Endorses Rogers for Congress
Monday, Oct 21, 2013

Lee Rogers, M.D. [Lee Rogers] – Dr. Lee Rogers announced that he has picked up the endorsement of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 40 for his campaign for U.S. Congress in California’s 25th District. “We are excited to endorse Lee Rogers again for the 25th Congressional...

McKeon, Opponent Comment on Federal Government Shutdown
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013

Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, 9-30-2013: House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon released the following statement about military pay and the potential of a government shutdown: “I am grateful to the Senate for passing Rep. Mike Coffman’s common...

McKeon, Rogers Could be Headed for Rematch
Monday, Jul 22, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon It’s just under a year away from the June primary, but last year’s candidates for the 25th Congressional District are already creating a buzz. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-California, is being challenged once again by Lee Rogers, a podiatrist from Simi...

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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
Due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for wind chill temperatures, the Los Angeles County Health Officer on Friday called a cold weather alert for the Antelope Valley and LA County mountain areas.
Wind Chill Cold Weather Alert Called for AV, Local Mountains
Every Thursday in Stevenson Ranch, one can see a classroom full of Pico Elementary special education children eagerly dancing their way down the street or gleefully visiting a grocery store en masse.
Pico Elementary Special Ed Classroom Gifted Field Trips, Stroller
Valencia-based nonprofit organization SNAP Sports is proud to announce a new partnership with Afterburn Fitness in Valencia to help train special-needs athletes for hockey festival competition.
SNAP Sports, Afterburn Fitness Team for Hockey Training
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are teaming up for the latest iteration of the "Heads Up" traffic safety campaign, just in time for the year-end holidays.
City, Deputies Team for Holiday ‘Heads Up’ DUI Safety Campaign
The second of two robbery suspects who initially eluded deputies during containment of a Canyon Country neighborhood Tuesday afternoon has been arrested, sheriff’s officials said.
Second of 2 Robbery Suspects Arrested
Castaic Middle School KLAWS clubs in partnership with West Ranch High School and DFYinSCV will carol to the adoptable pets at the Castaic Animal Care & Control Center on Thursday, December 19, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 19: KLAWS Clubs to Carol for Shelter Pets Awaiting Adoption
Libbie McMahan scored half the points for her team in Saugus High School girls basketball’s 56-51 tournament win over Glendora at Sierra Canyon on Thursday night.
McMahan Scores 31 as Saugus Girls Hoops Beats Glendora
The Golden Valley High School Grizzly Band, Jazz Band and Color Guard have set a benefit event for Saugus High School at Tomato Joe's Pizza & Taps on Wednesday, December 11 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dec. 11: Grizzlies to Stage Benefit for Saugus High at Tomato Joe’s
Although they might be training to become master chefs, no one is above having fun with a gingerbread house competition during the holiday season.
COC Culinary Institute Holds Annual Gingerbread House Competition
For each of the past six years, developers planning to build a senior condo complex near Towsley Canyon on The Old Road have asked regional planners for more time to keep the project alive, and on Tuesday they’ll ask again.
Planners to Weigh Extending Plan for Senior Condo Complex
With the new year just weeks away, the Santa Clarita City Council is set to nominate its new 2020 mayor on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita City Council to Appoint 2020 Mayor
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 12: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
A special meeting of the Engineering & Operations Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, Dec. 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Summit Circle, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, in the Training Room.
Dec. 9: SCV Water Engineering & Operations Committee Special Meeting
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around these outlets after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
OAKLAND — Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium Thursday on insurance companies non-renewing policyholders - helping at least 800,000 homes in wildfire disaster areas in Northern and Southern California.
Insurers Now Banned from Pulling Policies in CA’s Fire-Ravaged Areas
In what has become a Newhall tradition, Faith Community Church will welcome the neighborhood to celebrate Christmas with its 14th annual “Festividad for Christ” event.
Dec. 14: Annual “Festividad for Christ” at Faith Community Church
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) invites all young musicians to attend the next “Visiting Artists Program” workshop that will be taking place Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Pico Canyon Hall at College of the Canyons.
Dec. 7: SCV Youth Orchestra’s “Visiting Artists Program” Workshop
As the community continues to process the Saugus High School tragedy and find comfort in one another, the Santa Clarita Public Library has come together with Homes4Families to offer Santa Clarita teens and tweens affected by the shooting a healing art program, titled “The Heart of Feeling: Emotions Hidden Inside.”
Dec. 11: “The Heart of Feeling” Healing Art Program at Santa Clarita Library
Four Santa Clarita Valley volleyball players were named to an All-CIF team, as announced by the CIF-Southern Section on Monday.
Volleyball Players from 3 SCV Schools Named ALL-CIF
Preparations are underway for the eighth annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-off, and organizers are looking for sponsors and chili cooker contestants.
Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off Looking for Sponsors, Contestants