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1949 - Short-lived oil drilling operation on Newhall's Arcadia Street ends [story]
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Pranks at 2 Local High Schools Go Wrong
Thursday, May 26, 2016

With graduation drawing near, some high school students are taking pranks to the next level and it isn’t ending well. A 16-year-old is facing multiple charges for riding a motorcycle through Hart High School’s campus Wednesday morning including hit-and-run and reckless driving. The incident...

New Finance Class Coming to Select SCV Schools

Starting this fall hundreds of local Santa Clarita students will have access to a new and potentially life changing class that aims to teach the foundations of personal finance. Two local businesses, Neylan Group International and Heter Family Woodworking have sponsored the curriculum and created course...

All Clear After Bathroom Scrawl at Hart High Prompts Response
Friday, Mar 25, 2016

The school day at Hart High School seems to be going as usual after a bathroom message prompted school and law enforcement officials to beef up security Friday. An email sent out this morning by Principal Collyn Neilsen said, “The opening of school this morning was normal, save for the added presence...

Sierra Vista Junior High Celebrates 50 Years of History in Canyon Country
Thursday, Mar 24, 2016

Former and current students, faculty and staff gathered at Sierra Vista Junior High to celebrate 50 years of academic history in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday night. The night featured performances by students, an auditorium filled with relics from the last 50 years and recognition from not only...

Student Who Made Online Threats Facing Assault Charges
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016

An 11-year-old McGrath Elementary School student who was arrested in February after being suspended for allegedly bringing a knife to the school and later making an “unspecified threat” over social media will be going to trial. He is facing seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one count...

March 8: SCVi International Baccalaureate Info Night
Friday, Mar 4, 2016

[SCVi Charter School] – SCVi Charter School is inviting high school freshman and sophomores and their parents to attend a special informational presentation on the school’s International Baccalaureate program. “This is a great opportunity for students and their parents to learn about...

Kids Cooking Campaign Teaches Value of Eating Right
Thursday, Mar 3, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency held the first of five luncheons for the 21st Annual Kids Cooking Campaign Tuesday in the agency’s central kitchen. The goal of the kids cooking campaign is to help elementary school children experience the positive social, nutritional and psychological...

Preschool Enrollment Open in Newhall District

The Newhall School District is currently enrolling 3 – 4 year olds in their preschool programs for the upcoming school year.   FULL DAY PROGRAM: Our full day program is located at Oak Hills Elementary School. The hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. five days a week. The monthly tuition...

Trinity Classical to Bring Civil War History to Life
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

[Trinity Classical Academy] – Trinity Classical Academy will be presenting an American Civil War Reenactment on Friday, Feb. 26. The American Civil War Living History Museum will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Trinity’s Celebration Center. Trinity’s sixth grade class, their families,...

County Panel to Hold Hearing on Saugus Trustee Area Voting Plan
Friday, Feb 19, 2016

A public hearing to establish the new trustee area voting plan for the Saugus Union School District will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23. A hearing conducted by the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization will allow school district staff members to explain the process and the proposal before...

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A Big Band, a charismatic international jazz group from Northamptonshire, England, will perform a mixture of styles from Gordon Goodwin, Alan Baylock and Van Morrison to Radiohead at the Valencia High School Theater on Tuesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 18: A Big Band to Swing in Free Concert at Valencia High
The California Enterprise Development Authority, or CEDA, will hold a Teleconference Meeting on Thursday, February 20 at 10:30 a.m.
February 20: CEDA Teleconference Meeting
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold a study session at City Hall on Tuesday, February 18, starting at 6:30 p.m.
February 18: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Study Session
The army of Santa Clarita volunteers is looking for new recruits to help out during special events coming up in March and April.
Santa Clarita Volunteers Seek New Recruits for Spring Events
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has its Wednesday, February 19 agenda for a closed session starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m.
February 19 Agenda: Hart District Board Regular Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of productions filming this week in the Santa Clarita Valley, February 17-23, 2020.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Penny Dreadful,’ ‘Broken Vessels’
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission has released the February 18 agenda for its next regular meeting at City Hall starting at 6 p.m.
Planning Commission February 18 Agenda: Proposed Master’s University Subdivision
After more than three decades of helping Castaic students, Janene Maxon, assistant superintendent of educational services for the Castaic Union School District, announced her plans to retire this summer.
Janene Maxon to Retire as Castaic Schools Assistant Superintendent
To shed light on the creative industry in Newhall, the Newhallywood Silent Film festival debuted last weekend by showcasing different silent films alongside a variety of workshops.
Newhallywood Silent Film Festival Debuts in Newhall
COVID-19 news: Carl Goldman and his wife Jeri Seratti-Goldman, owners of radio station KHTS in Santa Clarita and passengers on Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess, are back in the U.S. and ensconced in a medical facility in Omaha, Nebraska, where Carl has been hospitalized.
COVID-19 News: KHTS Santa Clarita Owners ‘Repatriated’ to U.S.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a person fatally shot around 5:30 p.m. Saturday on the 26300 block of Rainbow Glen Drive in Newhall.
Man Fatally Shot in Newhall ID’d; Deputies Investigating
1949 - Short-lived oil drilling operation on Newhall's Arcadia Street ends [story]
Arcadia Street rig
2000 - Rancho Camulos designated a National Historic Landmark [story]
Rancho Camulos
1939 - Los Angeles premiere of John Ford's "Stagecoach"; approx. 7 seconds shot in SCV [Watch Clip]
Stagecoach
The Trump administration is deploying tactical units of border patrol agents as part of a stepped-up arrest operation in so-called "sanctuary cities" across the United States, including Los Angeles, the New York Times reported Friday evening.
Villanueva Rips Feds’ Deployment of Border Patrol Agents in LA County
The city of Santa Clarita has received a petition from a Walnut Creek attorney on behalf of a group of voters to comply with the California Voting Rights Act, alleging the local government’s at-large election system dilutes the votes of Latino residents.
Santa Clarita Faced with Potential Lawsuit Over At-large Election System
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation received a significant recognition this week from the California Association for Local Economic Development and has been honored with an Award of Excellence in their Programs Category for SCVEDC's LiveWorkSCV.com job board.
SCVEDC Receives CALED Award of Excellence
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Code for America said Thursday that nearly 66,000 marijuana convictions eligible for relief under Proposition 64 will be dismissed as part of their cutting-edge partnership.
LA County to Dismiss 66,000 Marijuana Convictions
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises on Thursday evening confirmed that Japanese health officials had diagnosed 44 new positive cases of the deadly COVID-19 virus among people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
COVID-19 Update: 219 Cases Aboard Diamond Princess; KHTS Owners OK, But Companion Down
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies have responded to multiple, odd calls but perhaps none like the one on Friday afternoon: a bear arm on a Valencia street.
Sheriff’s ‘Out of the Ordinary’ Call: Bear Arm Found on Creekside Road
Caltrans delivered 10 travel trailers on Thursday to a site in South Los Angeles to provide temporary housing for families experiencing homelessness.
State Delivers Travel Trailers to South LA for Homeless
California’s state auditor said Thursday that law enforcement agencies including the Los Angeles Police Department have flouted privacy laws meant to ensure that license plate photos captured by automated cameras aren't abused and are safeguarded from hackers.
Cops’ Horde of License Plate Photos Slammed by State Auditor
The California High-Speed Rail Authority issued its Draft 2020 Business Plan on Wednesday for public review and comment, as the agency seeks to advance California’s leadership in building a modern, clean and sustainable transportation system.
High-Speed Rail Authority Issues Draft 2020 Business Plan
Joe Lopez, 38, of Littlerock, who was convicted of slamming into the back of a parked car on the shoulder of Highway 14 in 2017, killing the occupant, was sentenced Thursday to 15 years to life in prison.
Lopez Sentenced to 15 Years for Murder, Gross Vehicular Manslaughter