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November 28
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris

Porsche Denies Fault in Paul Walker Death
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015

German auto maker Porsche is disavowing culpability in the crash that claimed the lives of actor Paul Walker and driver Roger Rodas in Santa Clarita two years ago. “As we have said before, we are very sad whenever anyone is hurt in a Porsche vehicle, but we believe the authorities’ reports in this...

LASD: Walker-Rodas Crash Blamed on Excessive Speed
Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014

[KHTS] – Commander Mike Parker of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced the results of the investigation for the crash that killed actor Paul Walker and driver Roger Rodas in November. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s traffic collision experts have determined the vehicle was traveling...

Fast & Furious 7’s Release Delayed 9 Months
Monday, Dec 23, 2013

Photo published Sunday night by Vin Diesel. Click to enlarge. Actor Vin Diesel announced on his Facebook page Sunday night that “Fast & Furious 7,” in which he co-stars with the late Paul Walker, will be released April 10, 2015. That’s a delay of nine months from the original release date...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, December 9, 2013
Monday, Dec 9, 2013

In this episode: Highlights from the CIF Southern Section Northern Division football championship between the Hart Indians and the Valencia Vikings. Also: A memorial car meet thrown together on Facebook drew thousands of people to Santa Clarita over the weekend, and the all-day event went off with relatively...

Walker-Rodas Visitor Arrested on Concealed Gun Charge
Sunday, Dec 8, 2013

[KHTS] – Sheriff’s Department officials deployed dozens of deputies, reservists and volunteers Sunday to Santa Clarita in an effort to control anticipated crowds at an unsanctioned memorial at the fatal crash site of Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Deputies arrested a man on a concealed weapon charge...

Thousands Pay Respects to Walker, Rodas at Crash Site

[KHTS] – An impromptu memorial service and car meet drew tens of thousands of people to Santa Clarita on Sunday to pay their respects to the late actor Paul Walker and driver Roger Rodas. Walker and Rodas died in a fiery crash Nov. 30, when Rodas, traveling at what officials called a “very high...

Paul Walker, James Dean: SCV Deja Vu | Commentary by Alan Pollack

Dr. Alan Pollack It’s as if lightning has struck twice in the Santa Clarita Valley. The tragic auto crash resulting in the deaths of “Fast & Furious” movie star Paul Walker and his friend and former racing partner Roger Rodas – co-owner of the Valencia car customization and race prep...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 6, 2013
Friday, Dec 6, 2013

In this episode: The thief was likely looking for a souvenir but Detectives who investigated a theft from the Paul Walker crash site Saturday have one man in custody and are ready to arrest a second; Friday night the Hart indians football team will be looking for its ninth CIF championship While the...

Delays and Road Restrictions Due to Walker, Rodas Memorial

Paul Walker – Roger Rodas The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013. A large number of people have stated via social media their intentions to visit the site on...

Roof Panel of Rodas-Walker Death Car Stolen; Arrest Made
Thursday, Dec 5, 2013

File photo of Rodas’ Porsche prior to the crash. [KHTS] – A man suspected of stealing a roof panel from the Porsche in the fatal crash of Paul Walker and Roger Rodas is in custody, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials. Jameson Witty, 18, of Tujunga, was booked...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The city of Santa Clarita has announced a solo exhibition by Xu Shuai, “Chaos Coordinate System,” which will be on view through March 25, 2024 at the Newhall Community Center, 22421 Market St., Newhall, CA 91321.
Solo Art Exhibit ‘Chaos Coordinate System’ at Newhall Community Center
Two hiking programs, Rise and Shine and Sunset Strolls and a baby/toddler program, Little Ones Nature Hour, are offered at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area and Interpretive Center in Agua Dulce this season.
Vasquez Rocks Offers Hiking, Little Ones Nature Hour
Child & Family Center has received a $15,000 grant from the Boston Scientific Foundation. The funds will support Mental Health Services for children, youth and adults who don’t have any insurance.
Child & Family Center Receives $15,000 Grant From Boston Scientific Foundation
In the State of California, you have several options when you’d like to recycle a mattress, all at no cost to you.
Mattress Recycling, Disposal Available in SCV
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang has released the 2023 Annual Report, providing a comprehensive overview of the Assessor's Office activities, achievements and key initiatives throughout the past operating year.
County Assessor Issues 2023 Annual Report
During this windy, winter season in the city of Santa Clarita, don’t forget that yard waste, including all raked leaves, belong loosely (not bagged) in your green organics container.
City Increases Street Sweeping to Weekly, Next Six Weeks
Students at Castaic High School will enjoy an expanded music program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2023 Teacher Grant program. Eugene Kim, a performing arts teacher at Castaic High School earned a $500 grant to help fund the band and color guard field show.
California Credit Union Awards Grant to Castaic High School Teacher
Help make a difference in the life of a child by donating a new, unwrapped toy at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station lobby anytime between Tuesday, Nov. 28 through Monday, Dec. 18.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Annual Toy Drive
Members of the Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Valley recently celebrated an annual tradition of delivering turkeys for the holiday season to those in need in the SCV.
SCV Rotary Club Delivers Holiday Turkeys
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station issued a warning for holiday season shoppers who have purchased goods online during CyberMonday sales to be aware their packages may be targeted by mail theives.
LASD Warns Consumers of Package Thefts
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
It came down to turnovers and made free throws.
Lady Mustangs Suffer Season’s First Loss
The Santa Clarita Public Library is thrilled to unveil its newly redesigned website, residing under the same domain - SantaClaritaLibrary.com.
City Unveils Upgrade to Public Library Website
No. 9 College of the Canyons was on the wrong end of a 5-0 result vs. No. 1 Chaffey College in the second of the 3C2A Southern California Regional playoffs on Tuesday, Nov. 21. 
Lady Cougars Trounced by Chaffey 0-5 in Playoffs
College of the Canyons ended its season with a 42-13 loss at Citrus College in the 2023 Western State Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 25.
Cougars’ Season Ends with Bowl Game Loss to Citrus
Big Chicken Valencia, a popular local eatery known for its delicious chicken sandwiches, is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Santa Clarita Boys and Girls Club for a special holiday toy drive.
Big Chicken, SCV Boys & Girls Club Partner for Holiday Toy Drive
Princess Cruises is gearing up for a momentous occasion one year from today as Caribbean Princess prepares to embark on its first-ever voyage from Port Canaveral, establishing a new homeport in the heart of Central Florida.
Princess Cruises Gearing Up for Port Canaveral Inaugural Voyage
Brace yourselves for an interstellar adventure at the 16th annual Family Literacy Festival, where imagination knows no bounds!
City Reminding Community of Family Literacy Festival Dec. 2
The Scenic Hills Singers will host a free Christmas concert at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m.
Dec. 10: Scenic Hills Singers Free Christmas Concert
The Santa Clarita city council will hold a special meeting and a regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The council will first meet in a closed special meeting at 5 p.m. for the annual performance evaluation of City Manager Ken Striplin.
Nov. 28: City to Discuss Traffic Improvements at Henry Mayo
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 27 - Sunday, Dec. 3.
Six Productions Filming in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.
Beach Water Advisory Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
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