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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, December 4, 2017
Monday, Dec 4, 2017

Deputies arrested four after a series of coincidences. Castaic Lake lit up with the sights of the holiday season. The Placerita Canyon Nature Center held their annual Holiday Craft Fair, where families decorated their own wreaths and yule logs to take home for the holidays. Santa Clarita braced itself...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 1, 2017
Friday, Dec 1, 2017

Five adults and two children are now displaced after their house caught fire Friday afternoon. As the holiday season kicks off, the city of Santa Clarita is warning residents to remain vigilant about potential hazards to stay safe this season. Army Aviation Hall of Fame inductee General Richard A. Cody...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, November 30, 2017
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

A Verizon store in Stevenson Ranch was burglarized on Wednesday for the third time since September. In an effort to revitalize bike trails around Santa Clarita, the city unveiled the River Village Trailhead on Thursday morning. Saugus High School participated in the “Every 15 minutes” program to...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

A deputy who was shot in the neck Tuesday night in Newhall while responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call was released from the hospital this morning. Los Angeles County firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire on Highway 14 early Wednesday afternoon. Recreational marijuana sales in Santa...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

Two Santa Clarita kidnapping suspects were arrested late Monday night. Residents helped ring in the holiday season by volunteering with a local group to send a little something special to those serving our country. The City of Santa Clarita will likely extend it’s ban on recreational marijuana sales...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, November 27, 2017
Monday, Nov 27, 2017

Firefighters contained a two acre brush fire in Castaic on Monday afternoon. A Hart High school graduate has been missing for nearly two weeks and LAPD investigators are asking anybody with information about her whereabouts to come forward. While shopping online may be extra popular on Cyber Monday,...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

60-year-old Jose Sanchez of Santa Clarita was identified as the victim in the fatal Chatsworth crash on Tuesday. A middle aged, white transient male attempted to wrestle two children in a jogging stroller away from their mother. Over one hundred friends and family members of Conor Keely gathered in Summit...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

California Highway Patrol officers are increasing patrol this Wednesday through Sunday to ensure everyone has a safe holiday weekend. The Newhall Community Center invited the public for a Thanksgiving dinner. Saugus High Baseball donated food for families in need. College of the Canyons’ Model...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, November 20, 2017
Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Castaic Middle School won a $100,000 grant from Farmers Insurance, as part of the nationwide “Thank America’s Teachers Dream Big Teacher Challenge”. Firefighters put out a structure fire in Valencia that began burning a one-story home Sunday night. It was that time of the year to Light Up Main...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 17, 2017
Friday, Nov 17, 2017

SCV Sheriff’s Station Narcotics Bureau deputies arrested a Saugus probationer on drug and probation violation charges Thursday morning. CHP officers arrested a man in Valencia on Thursday after pursuing him down the grapevine and through Castaic. The Festival of Trees kicked off Thursday night with...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia