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Santa Clarita News

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    Barbershop Contest Hits High Note

    ImageLocal High Schools Compete In Harmony.

    The 8th Annual Youth Quartet Contest unfolded Monday night in front of a packed hall at a local Santa Clarita church.

    There were five groups in all, and three of them were local, with a girls group called the Trouble Clefs from Canyon High, The Shop Girls from Valencia High, and boy group The Fantastic Sams, also from Valencia.

    Red Cross And City Hold Sheltering Meeting

    Earlier this month, volunteers from the American Red Cross and representatives from the City of Santa Clarita and Emergency Services came together to refine a unified plan for the establishment of Evacuation Centers and Shelters in the event of a large disaster in the Santa Clarita Valley.

    Representatives from Los Angeles County Fire, Los Angeles Sheriffs, California Highway Patrol, Hart School District, College of the Canyons and Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control were in attendance.


    Notes From Dodger Camp

    Holman Stadium looked more like the RCA Dome in Indianapolis yesterday morning as the Dodgers progressed through a series of drills that resembled the NFL Scouting Combine.

     Strength and Conditioning coach Doug Jarrow and Head Trainer Stan Conte ran a series of drills to stress quick movements and acceleration. One drill that looked right out of the combine, had the players speeding around cones, touching the ground and then changing direction.

    Castaic Kids Will Do The High School Shuffle

    ImageThe William S. Hart School Board has decided how to ease the overcrowding at West Ranch High School. For the next two years, graduating Castaic Jr. High kids will go to Valencia.

    While any decision would have most certainly irked someone, this decision could be the most middle of the road. 


    Linda Gray Coming To SCV To Promote Theatre Project

    On Friday evening, March 2nd, the MacMillan Ranch home of Carl Goldman & Jeri Seratti-Goldman will be the site of the first in a series of “Salon Performances.”

    The Theatre Project/SCV is hosting a “de-lovely” evening saluting the works of Noel Coward and Cole Porter to encourage membership in THE CORPORATE 100, a core group of local businesses joined to support the creation of a new Santa Clarita Valley theatre company that will bring professional theatre close to home, with an emphasis on great Broadway musicals.


    Leipeimer Crowned Tour Champion

    ImageAfter eight days leading the peloton of 144 elite, international cyclists that included Olympic medalists and world champions, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team's Levi Leipheimer (USA) was crowned as champion of the 2007 Amgen Tour of California today with a total time of 24 hours, 57 minutes and 24 seconds.  A resident of Santa Rosa, Calif., Leipheimer is the second consecutive Californian to win the title.

    My Santa Clarita Is The SCV's #1 Indie Website

    My Santa Clarita is the Santa Clarita Valley's #1 independent website in terms of page views per unique visitors for the three-month period from December 2006 through February 2007.

    Update On I-5/Magic Mountain Pkwy Improvements

    The City is pleased to announce that Metro approved five million dollars of additional funding for construction expenditures for Phase 2 improvements.

     This is exciting news as monies can be used to cover the escalation of construction costs that have occurred since the original 1999 Metro approval date.

    Tour Of California A BIG Day



    What a day…that seemed to sum up the sentiment heard from spectators, city officials and racers alike.

    100,000 people were expected, and the crowds that did show up to line the streets and cheer on the racers did not disappoint. Levi Leipheimer retained the overall lead, and will be the Tour’s most likely winner tomorrow afternoon in Long Beach.

    Another Chance To Meet The Chief

    ImageNewly appointed Sheriffs Captain Anthony La Berge is anxious to meet area residents and business and community leaders at a special “meet the captain” open house slated for Monday, February 26, 2007, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the City’s Activities Center located at the Sports Complex, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway in Canyon Country.