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Pfc. Rudy Acosta Laid to Rest

By Robert Sippey, additional reporting by Gloria Locke Santa Clarita streets were lined with people of all ages to pay respect to Spc. Rudy Acosta who was killed in Afghanistan…

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A Student’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

Don’t fret about Valentine’s Day! Make it a day to remember for a special somebody or even enjoy it with a group of friends. We’re here to help you with some great tips on how to spend your day, whether you have a lucky one to share it with or you’re single and ready to mingle.

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Moms Night Out in SCV

Created with flickr slideshow. Photos by Will Davison – Cougar News Photographer There are so many responsibilities when it comes to being a parent. They balance their children’s lives before…

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Cross Valley Connector Opens

Santa Clarita residents, council members, and dignitaries gathered Saturday morning to mark the end of a decade long journey with the grand opening of the final leg of the nine mile Cross Valley Connector roadway system.

Planning began 10 years ago, when Mayor Bob Kellar presented the Los Angeles County Transportation Board with plans for a $245 million, 8 1/2 mile, four-lane, highway spanning from Golden Valley Road, an existing 1/8 mile roadway, and Newhall Ranch Road, which was yet to be built. Originally planned to be a series of projects lasting until 2011, the Cross Valley Connector ….

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Fallen Stevenson Ranch Soldier Remembered

Stevenson Ranch lost one of their own, when U.S. Army Paratrooper, Ian T. D. Gelig, was killed in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Several thousand Santa Clarita residents lined the sidewalks for much of the processional route, an estimated 2,000 of them in Stevenson Ranch alone. Some saluted, some held homemade signs saying “Hero” and “Thank You For Your Service”; most waved American flags.

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Discovery Park Groundbreaking

Santa Clarita council members broke ground on phase two of Discovery Park, the city’s first environmentally “passive” open space project this week. The park is designed to reverse ecological damages…