ElectionsVote (dailynews.com) Fed up with Europe’s union across borders? Reject it. Disgusted with the U.S. political establishment? Can it. The news in 2016 was filled with battles over culture and territor(more..)

ElectionsVote Whatever your weekend plans are for ringing in the New Year, please do it safely and responsibly. From the entire staff at The SCV Beacon, we wish you and yours a very happy, healthy, and safe New Yea(more..)

ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) The first thing and last thing I got from this revised second volume of Vertical from author Rex Pickett: Miles is almost completely redeemed from the character he played in Sideways.(more..)

ElectionsVote The following crime report for the week leading up to Christmas was compiled by Deputy Kevin Duxbury at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station: 12/20/16 Petty Theft - 25300 The Old Road Pe(more..)

ElectionsVote On January 24, 2017, the public is invited to participate in a Stakeholder Forum to learn about the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) and provide input regarding the formation of a Groundw(more..)

ElectionsVote (By John Boston) Nice to see you all and hope Christmas and the holidays were kind to you. We have a truly interesting trail ride through the back trails of SCV history this last trek of 2016. Lots of(more..)

ElectionsVote On Monday, December 26, 2016, at approximately 8:40 pm, an unknown vehicle struck and killed a 15-year-old female, who was in the roadway, in the 27500 block of Sierra Highway, Canyon Country.  T(more..)

ElectionsVote OK, show of hands...who's going to celebrate New Year's Eve on Saturday night with a drink or two? You are??? GREAT!!! Just don't get behind the wheel afterward and you'll be good. It might seem like (more..)

ElectionsVote (By John Boston) After nearly three decades of doomed-to-failure resolutions, I’ve come to believe that the meaning of New Year’s is office supplies. I unearthed a diary of mine from my e(more..)

ElectionsVote A series of earthquakes was reported Wednesday morning near the Nevada-California state line, per the U.S. Geological Survey. The first temblor occurred at 12:22 a.m. Pacific time with a magnitude of (more..)

ElectionsVote (dailynews.com) Holiday travelers face a rainy journey this weekend, though the approaching storm should clear out by New Year’s Day after dumping a few inches of fresh snow at Southland ski res(more..)

ElectionsVote (By Chris Sharp) Over most of the past decade, the Beacon in this space has at this time of year honored an American or a group of Americans as a Profile in Courage as a standard bearer for the rest o(more..)

ElectionsVote From the mountains to the sea, it’s looking to be a mild week of weather — warming up at midweek, then bringing a chance of showers and even some snow at resorts over New Year’s week(more..)

ElectionsVote (dailynews.com) A higher minimum wage, a ban on using “Redskins” as the name of a school team or mascot, and new restrictions on assault weapons are among the latest California laws taking(more..)

ElectionsVote Los Angeles County firefighters put out a Christmas tree fire on Christmas Day in a Santa Clarita house, authorities said. The fire was reported at 2:08 a.m. in the 15000 block of Michael Crest Drive,(more..)

ElectionsVote Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, (1807-1882), was a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He was a Poet, critic, and Professor of English Literature at Harvard. Longfellow’s most famous po(more..)

ElectionsVote To all of our loyal readers and those that are just discovering The SCV Beacon, a thoroughly independent publication, we wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, and a Happy(more..)

ElectionsVote A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday morning three miles from Santa Barbara, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:15 a.m. at a depth of 6.2 miles. Ac(more..)

ElectionsVote Robert Frost (1874-1963) is considered the bard of New England. Casual readers sometimes overlook the depth of his poetry and its technical accomplishment. His apparently simple poems collected in vol(more..)


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ElectionsVote Clement Clarke Moore (1779 – 1863) wrote the poem “Twas the night before Christmas” also called “A Visit from St. Nicholas” in 1822. It is now the tradition in many Ameri(more..)

ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Somebody noticed that I’ve added brown spirits to my “likes” along with all things in the wine department. Maybe it’s because I’m hungry for more single (more..)

ElectionsVote Los Angeles, December 22, 2016 – Each year, the Community Development Commission (CDC) and Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) enlist the help of local partners, staff, and v(more..)

ElectionsVote A portion of Bouquet Canyon Road in Angeles National Forest will be closed Friday afternoon in advance of a coming storm, officials announced Thursday. The road closure will take place at noon and co(more..)

ElectionsVote (By John Boston) I think I’ve been doing these trailrides into SCV history for almost 30 years now. What do you know. In just four more days, it’s Christmas, 2016. May you be surrounded by(more..)