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1939 - Second, larger OLPH Catholic Church dedicated on site of first (10th & Walnut, Newhall) [story]


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Oct. 22-23: SCV High School Alumni Basketball Players to Face Off
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

Summer has ended and fall is here, reminding us that the holiday season is fast-approaching. This is similar to the movement of basketball training company, Ball Out; reminding us that a new culture of basketball in the Santa Clarita Valley is fast-approaching. Summer basketball camps and clinics came...

Hart District to Insert Athletic Trainers into Local High Schools
Thursday, Jan 21, 2016

The William S. Hart Union High School District announced it will be teaming up with Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to bring athletic trainers to each of the six area high schools. The move was announced during a press conference Thursday morning and officials hope it will keep student athletes healthier...

Soccer Camp Brings Together Olympians to Teach Young Players
Monday, Dec 14, 2015

TeamFirst Soccer Academy kicked off their Santa Clarita camp on Friday, Dece. 11, 2015 at Central Park featuring Olympic gold medalists and soccer stars Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly and Tisha Venturini Hoch to teach and inspire young soccer players. “To be able to be here and share our love and passion...

Santa Clarita Sports Report – October 27, 2015
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

[KHTS] – This is your place for Santa Clarita’s high school football and fall 2015 sports. Find all the latest news and updates of your hometown schools here as they compete in the Western State Conference, Foothill League, Heritage League and GSAC. Santa Clarita High School Volleyball Undefeated Valencia is just...

KHTS Santa Clarita Sports Report: May 28th, 2015
Thursday, May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015 – The Valencia boys volleyball team lost to Mira Costa in the first round of the CIF Southern California Division 1 playoffs. Valencia lost in three games to Mira Costa, ranked No. 8 in the nation by Max Preps. Valencia ends its season with a 32-8 record. The Vikings reached the championship...

Little League Baseball Team Aims to Put All Kids on the Diamond
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Canyon Country Little League [KHTS] – Challenger baseball organizers are reminding parents about an opportunity for mentally and/or physically disabled children in the Santa Clarita Valley to enjoy the experience of Little League baseball. The Canyon Country Little League recognizes...

Santa Clarita Sports Report: May 07, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Santa Clarita Sports Report: May 07, 2015 – The Hart baseball team beat Golden Valley, 8-2, in a Foothill League game. Dayton Provost went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI for Hart. Jack Ralston gave up two hits and struck out six for the win. The Valencia baseball team shut out Canyon, 4-0. Kevin...

Super Bowl Champion Shane Vereen Talks To SCV Crowd
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015

Hundreds gathered Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia to hear New York Giants running back Shane Vereen talk about his career, Super Bowl championship and Santa Clarita upbringing, including his first coach. The humble, affable Valencia High standout, who went on to play at Cal and last season became...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 30, 2015
Friday, Jan 30, 2015

A burglary call near Arroyo Seco Junior High today around 1 p.m. lead to a short vehicle pursuit. Authorities have charged a convicted drug dealer for the murder of a Fox studio executive whose remains were found in the Angeles National Forest. The Newhall School District is welcoming a new superintendent...

SCV Sports Wrapup for Oct. 31
Friday, Oct 31, 2014

[KHTS] – The Hart football team takes on Saugus in a Foothill League game tonight at College of the Canyons. Hart has a six-game winning streak and is 3-0 in the Foothill League. Saugus has lost two games in a row and is 1-2 in league. Listen to the game tonight on AM 1220 KHTS. Coverage starts...

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1939 - Second, larger OLPH Catholic Church dedicated on site of first (10th & Walnut, Newhall) [story]
The city of Santa Clarita increased the frequency of street sweeping throughout all areas of the city on Monday for the fall and winter seasons.
City Adds More Street Sweeping for Fall, Winter
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, Oct. 15 meeting starting at 1 p.m.
Oct. 15: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Due to the amazing generosity of a local resident, the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative has been chosen to preside over the selection of a local veteran who is to receive full title to a family residence in the near-in portion of the Canyon Country area.
Donor to Give $500K Canyon Country Home to SCV Veteran
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Healthcare Forum at College of the Canyons on Tuesday, October 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Oct. 15: Chamber to Host Healthcare Forum at COC
Thanks to the efforts of California Senator Scott Wilk and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, College of the Canyons received $397,000 in state funding necessary to begin planning much-needed renovations to Boykin Hall.
COC Receives State Funds to Renovate Boykin Hall
Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill 153 into law, ensuring California law is in full compliance with changes to federal law regarding the cultivation of industrial hemp, Senator Scott Wilk, 21st Senate District representative and the bill's author announced Monday.
Newsom Signs Wilk Hemp Bill, Vetoes Doggie Donor Blood Bill
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress or CAASPP results show William S. Hart Union High School District students continuing to outpace their peers county- and state-wide.
CAASPP Results: Hart District Students Maintaining Excellence
Firefighters continued battling the Saddleridge Fire over the weekend as wind speed decreased, and the blaze was 43% contained as of 7 a.m. Monday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Saddleridge Fire Now 43 Percent Contained
Thousands of pet lovers and hundreds of their furry friends flocked to William S. Hart Park on Sunday to celebrate their love for animals at the 19th annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair.
Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair Affected by Saddleridge Fire
Building on the state’s efforts to support its immigrant communities, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of bills on Saturday to help foster a more inclusive state and create new opportunities for immigrants to contribute to our society.
Newsom Signs 4 Bills to Prevent Discrimination, Foster Inclusion
California will become the first state to ban the use of private prisons under legislation signed Friday by Governor Gavin Newsom.
California Bans For-Profit Prisons, Immigrant Detention Centers
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a package of gun control bills that expands gun violence restraining orders and limits residents from buying more than one semiautomatic rifle in a month.
Newsom Signs Package of Tighter Gun Control Laws
1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]
Bob Walk
1876 - Town of Newhall founded at Bouquet Junction (moved 2 years later to present location) [story]
Campton store
1915 - Name of Surrey post office & town changed (back) to Saugus [story]
Surrey Inn
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. has announced the unfortunate cancellation of its 17th Annual Duck Dash - Rubber Ducky Festival on Saturday due to the rapidly growing fires and poor air quality.
Dixon Center Cancels Duck Dash-Rubber Ducky Festival
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Friday morning to news of the Saddleridge Fire, one of the most destructive Santa Ana wind-swept fires in recent memory.
Saddleridge Flames Lick at 5, 14 Freeways Friday
The South Coast Air Quality Management District advised Friday afternoon that smoke from Saddleridge Fire has caused unhealthy air quality that affects portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Saddleridge Fire Prompts Smoke Advisory for SCV
The city of Santa Clarita website's emergency page is keeping local residents up to date on school and road closures and other impacts of the Saddleridge Fire.
City Emergency Page Tracks SCV Impacts of Saddleridge Fire
As firefighters continued to battle the Saddleridge Fire from Sylmar to Reseda, a brush fire sparked by a car fire in the Newhall Pass diverted some of their attention on Sierra Highway close to where Highway 14 and Interstate 5 meet.
Car Fire in Newhall Pass Friday Morning Sparks Response
The wind-blown Saddleridge fire quickly grew from 15-20 acres to more than 4,700 acres — with zero percent containment — Thursday night into Friday morning, prompting evacuations in the Sylmar, Granada Hills and Porter Ranch areas as an unknown number of homes burned overnight.
Saddleridge Fire Hops I-5 South of SCV; 1 Killed in SFV
California began a new water year Oct. 1 with significantly more water in storage than the previous year thanks to above-average snow and precipitation.
Water Year 2020 Begins with Robust Reservoir Storage
While the Saddleridge Fire is not directly endangering SCV residents as of noon Friday, the wind-blown blaze has far-reaching local effects.
SCV Residents Feel Effects of Wind-Blown Blaze