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1918 - Box-office superstar William S. Hart promotes 4th series of Liberty Loan (World War I) bonds, which went on sale Sept. 28 [story]
William S. Hart

Real Life Church Hosts Halloween on ‘Route 66’
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

[KHTS] – Real Life Church officials hosted their fourth annual Halloween event for Santa Clarita Valley families at the church’s Valencia campus on Saturday. This year’s event, called Halloween on Route 66, took residents on “a trip down memory lane on America’s highway” and featured...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014

The Los Angeles Residential Community Ranch is another group who have run into water issues. Chiquita Canyon Landfill is looking to double its daily delivery load over the next several years and local residents have until August 24 to weigh in on the plan. Real Life Church is encouraging the community...

Real Life Church Collecting Backpacks for Families in Need

Story by Bailey Miller Real Life Church located in Santa Clarita is holding their second Backpack Drive to serve the community in a practical way.  New backpacks and school supplies for children grades K-6 are being accepted through August 1. “Some stories that we heard last year were from several...

Ex-SCV Church Employee Charged with Sex Crimes in St. Louis
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014

A Valencia man who worked as a youth pastor in St. Louis, and as a former producer for a local church, has been charged with multiple counts of sodomy, according to St. Louis County Police Department officers in Missouri. Brandon Milburn, 26, of Valencia, was arrested Thursday for six counts of statutory...

Medieval Castle and Halloween Fun At Real Life Church Saturday
Friday, Oct 25, 2013

“Halloween at the Castle,” Real Life Church’s third annual Halloween event, sponsored by KHTS AM-1220, is coming up on Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. at their Valencia campus. Activities are planned for all ages, including live entertainment and plenty of candy. Set in a Medieval Castle, guests can...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013

In this episode: Investigators are still trying to identify a body found burning in the brush near Lake Hughes Road in Castaic Wednesday morning; A traffic stop near Castaic Lake Park led to the discovery of several pounds of marijuana in Valencia. Also: This Saturday Real Life Church and Children of...

More Parking for Real Life Church Still in the Works
Sunday, Dec 2, 2012

The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider issuing a permit Tuesday for a new 5-acre park in the Bridgeport Marketplace, half of which would be a parking lot for Real Life Church congregants. A deal has been in the works for more than a year to provide additional parking for the growing church. In...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012

In this episode: A Valencia man is in jail after allegedly making terrorist threats against children. Also: Empty Tresierras Space on Newhall Avenue set to House Church Service Center; Performing Arts Center Managing Director Adam Philipson takes theatre job in New Jersey; Local weather outlook. Sports:...

Empty Tresierras Space to House Church-Nonprofit Service Center

In a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, Real Life Church announced to the city and surrounding community, plans to open Savia: A Community Partnership. Real Life Church has leased the incomplete Tresierras grocery store property at 23870 Newhall Avenue and will construct a 23,000-square-foot facility...

Real Life Church Starts Phase-2 Construction
Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012

When Real Life Church opened the doors to its facility in April 2010, the Valencia congregation wasn’t quite done. Later this month, “phase two” additions are set to begin on the church’s outdoor amphitheater. The amphitheater, which seats approximately 1,000 people, will be covered with sails...

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The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, with the help of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Tactics and Survival unit, LASD Special Enforcement Bureau, and the Los Angeles County Fire Department, will be taking part in active shooter training Monday at Valencia High School.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Announces Active Shooter Drill at Valencia High School
One of the most anticipated events of the year is coming to the Canyon Country Community Center on Oct. 27.
Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – October 2022
1918 - Box-office superstar William S. Hart promotes 4th series of Liberty Loan (World War I) bonds, which went on sale Sept. 28 [story]
William S. Hart
1945 - Cattle-rustling "Phantom of Vasquez Rocks" captured [story]
Phantom suspect
1842 - Proof of discovery: New York Observer (newspaper) reports on gold in Placerita Canyon. [story]
New York Observer
Sixteen William S. Hart Union High School District 2022/23 Teachers of the Year were recognized by the Governing Board on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Hart District Teachers of the Year Honored by Board
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,682 new cases countywide and 100 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Seven Day Average of County Case Counts Declines 8 Percent
The HOV, High Occupancy Vehicle, or carpool, lanes are open on I-5 in both directions between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street.
I-5 Corridor Improvement Work Continues, SR-134  to Buena Vista Street
Two recent graduates of CalArts’ MFA Experimental Animation Program, Moon (Yuezhu) Wang and Dairys Escoto De León, have been selected for the 2022-23 Association for Independent Colleges of Art and Design Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowships.
CalArts Alums Selected for AICAD Teaching Fellowships
Join Route 66 Classic Grill for the longest monthly Classic Car Show in Southern California history. The last show of 2022 will be held Oct. 8 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 8: Route 66 Classic Grill Classic Car Show
Los Angeles County’s new Veteran Suicide Review Team met for the first time Thursday, Sept. 29, kick-starting an innovative and collaborative approach to reducing veteran suicide in the county.
L.A. County’s New Veteran Suicide Review Team Begins Work
Agua Dulce Winery will host StompFest on Saturday, Oct. 1 at noon.
Oct. 1: StompFest at Agua Dulce Winery
Do you want to create a post on Facebook and Instagram at the same time? Learn to schedule posts, respond to comments and inbox messages from one place by attending this free Small Business Development Center webinar, "Manage Your Social Media Platform, Meta Business Suite."
Oct. 5: SBDC Free Webinar Helps Businesses Manage Social Media Platforms
On Saturday, November 12, 2022, the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative and Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions will host a Veteran Career Fair on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Curtiss-Wright facility.
Nov. 12: Veteran Career Fair at Curtiss-Wright in Valencia
A strong first half turned into a great start of the second half, but it ended going against Master's men's soccer team as they lost the Golden State Athletic Conference opener to Arizona Christian 3-1 Thursday in Glendale, Ariz.
GSAC Opening Win Eludes TMU Men’s Soccer
Motoko Shimoji earned medalist honors for the third straight week and Carla Menendez placed runner-up to help lead the College of the Canyons Golf Team to a 15-stroke victory over Bakersfield College at the Western State Conference event hosted by Moorpark College at Los Robles Greens on Sept. 26.
Cougars Win Again, Shimoji Medals for Third Straight Week
1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
Chelsea A. Kay, 37, an insurance operations manager living in Saugus, was honored by JCI USA (United States Junior Chamber) as a member of the 2022 class Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
United States Junior Chamber Honors Local Operations Manager
October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
County Reminding Residents Pet License Amnesty Period Ending Soon
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Academy Announces Winners of Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
COC Names Botello, Regez Athletes of the Week
Detectives at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need your help. On Aug. 13, 2022, the individuals pictured shoplifted items from a retail store in Valencia at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects