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Here is the SantaClarita.com list of news articles run by local news organizations. News snippets are updated constantly throughout the day, and are shown most recent first. Not all articles from these news organizations are shown: we attempt to remove non-relevant and non-local articles from the feed to make it more useful. Sources include: City of Santa Clarita, The Signal, SCV News / SCVTV, KHTS / HomeTownStation, & Daily News.


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Today's News Posts:


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Treat refugees with compassion    Posted: 07/31/2014 3:20am ~ 5 hrs. ago.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern...
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Take it to heart and conserve water    Posted: 07/31/2014 3:18am ~ 5 hrs. ago.
Editor’s note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water...
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Today in SCV History (July 31)    Posted: 07/31/2014 2:35am ~ 6 hrs. ago.
1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood...
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Bridge the Gap | Commentary by Sarah Brewer Thompson    Posted: 07/31/2014 1:20am ~ 7 hrs. ago.
It’s funny how so many of us have an interest in history and “the old days.” They are the focus of many of our movies, they serve as inspiration for many of our clothes and home décor, and the they are topic of many a conversation. Many people pine for the times that were...
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See You Tonight | Commentary by Darryl Manzer    Posted: 07/31/2014 1:18am ~ 7 hrs. ago.
I attended Monday’s meeting between the Val Verde Community Advisory Committee and the Chiquita Canyon Landfill folks. So let me get this right. (At least I hope it is.) The VVCAC members are the folks who act as liaison between the Chiquita Canyon Landfill company and the community of Val...


Yesterday's News Posts:


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SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 30, 2014    Posted: 07/30/2014 7:36pm ~ 13 hrs. ago.
LARC Ranch received a gift of $500,000 from the Annenberg Foundation to help the nonprofit maintain its water supply. That plus more on tonight's edition of SCV...
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Santa Clarita Valley faces landscape-watering limitations    Posted: 07/30/2014 7:35pm ~ 13 hrs. ago.
Under a plan proposed to meet state water-use demands, Santa Clarita Valley lawns could soon be watered only every other day — and never on...
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Public meeting Thursday night on Chiquita Canyon expansion    Posted: 07/30/2014 7:34pm ~ 13 hrs. ago.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143...
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Thieves Break Doors to Steal iPads from Pinetree Elementary    Posted: 07/30/2014 6:21pm ~ 14 hrs. ago.
[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a July 22 report of vandalism and burglary at Pinetree Community Elementary School in Canyon Country. Six iPads were taken, a set of master keys was stolen and several doors were vandalized, according to Lynn...
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Next Month: Animal Control Knocking on Doors in SCV to Check Licenses    Posted: 07/30/2014 6:19pm ~ 14 hrs. ago.
Officers from the Department of Animal Care and Control will be conducting field licensing enforcement in the unincorporated areas of Valencia (zip code 91354), Saugus (zip code 91350 and 91390) and Canyon Country (zip code 91351 and 91387) beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Field enforcement efforts...
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CSU Admissions for Spring 2015 Open Friday    Posted: 07/30/2014 6:18pm ~ 14 hrs. ago.
Many California State University campuses will begin accepting applications for admission to the spring 2015 term on Friday, Aug. 1.  The majority of students who apply for admission during the spring term are transfers from the California Community Colleges including those who have earned an...
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Gnats are Bugging People in Central Park    Posted: 07/30/2014 6:17pm ~ 14 hrs. ago.
[KHTS] – Dozens of Santa Clarita Valley residents have taken to Facebook to voice concerns about an alleged gnat problem in Central Park, while Santa Clarita city officials said their initial inspection failed to find an infestation. Several Santa Clarita residents posted comments noting the...
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AV Democrats to host Republican candidates forum    Posted: 07/30/2014 6:16pm ~ 14 hrs. ago.
Thanks to California’s open primary system, a forum scheduled Friday by a Democratic club in the Antelope Valley will feature a pair of Republican congressional...
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Service men and women receive thousands of minutes of call time    Posted: 07/30/2014 6:14pm ~ 14 hrs. ago.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and...
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Jury selection begins in SCV child annoyance case    Posted: 07/30/2014 4:41pm ~ 16 hrs. ago.
Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial of a local registered sex offender accused of annoying a young girl at a Santa Clarita Valley department store, a court bailiff...
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Vin Scully To Return To Dodgers Booth For 66th Season    Posted: 07/30/2014 4:38pm ~ 16 hrs. ago.
Category: Los Angeles DodgersHall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully is returning for a 66th season of covering Dodgers baseball in 2015. Story courtesy of Dodgers.com The news was announced in the middle of the second inning of Tuesday night's 8-4 win over the Braves on the Dodger Stadium video...
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Thursdays @Newhall in August    Posted: 07/30/2014 4:38pm ~ 16 hrs. ago.
Santa Clarita’s favorite nightlife events continue this August as the Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, returns with new themes for Art SLAM, JAM Sessions and SENSES. On Thursday, August 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Art SLAM pays homage to the ‘80s punk movement with...
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Category: Santa Clarita NewsDozens of Santa Clarita Valley residents have taken to Facebook to voice concerns about an alleged gnat problem in Central Park, while Santa Clarita city officials said their initial inspection failed to find an infestation. ...
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Sept. 13: Hoefflin Evening Under the Stars " Register Now    Posted: 07/30/2014 4:36pm ~ 16 hrs. ago.
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation’s 21st annual “An Evening Under the Stars” Gala Dinner and Charity Auction is set for September 13, 2014. We are excited to announce a change in location bringing our signature event to the beautiful Robinson Ranch Golf Club. Spend the evening with...
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Category: Sulphur Springs School DistrictSanta Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a July 22 report of vandalism and burglary at Pinetree Community Elementary School, officials said Wednesday. Six iPads were taken, a set of master keys was stolen and several doors...
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One injured in crash involving sheriff’s vehicle    Posted: 07/30/2014 4:34pm ~ 16 hrs. ago.
One person was injured and taken to the hospital shortly after noon today following a two-car traffic collision involving a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s station vehicle, according emergency response crew...
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Santa Clarita’s favorite nightlife events continue this August as the Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, returns with new themes for Art SLAM, JAM Sessions and SENSES.  On Thursday, August 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Art SLAM pays homage to the ‘80s...
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Cruise Line Orders Another New Sister Ship to Royal Princess    Posted: 07/30/2014 3:20pm ~ 17 hrs. ago.
Valencia-based Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc, announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new ship, which will  enter service in 2017. The as-yet unnamed 143,000-ton vessel, which will be built at an...
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VA Plans to ‘Discipline’ Employees Who Fudged Data    Posted: 07/30/2014 3:16pm ~ 17 hrs. ago.
The Department of Veterans Affairs proposed a series of disciplinary actions Tuesday against six employees at Department facilities in Cheyenne, Wyo., and Fort Collins, Colo.  These actions are a part of VA’s effort to rebuild the trust of America’s veterans. “Employees who have been found...
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Category: Sulphur Springs School DistrictSanta Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a July 22 report of vandalism and burglary at Pinetree Community Elementary School, officials said Wednesday. Six iPads were taken, a set of master keys was stolen and several doors...
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Admin, Culinary Buildings at COC Nearly Complete    Posted: 07/30/2014 3:16pm ~ 17 hrs. ago.
Construction of two new buildings at the College of the Canyons Valencia campus is nearing completion as administrators prepare for the Fall semester. The new student services and administration building and the Institute for Culinary Education building are scheduled to be finished by the end of...
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Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center    Posted: 07/30/2014 1:39pm ~ 19 hrs. ago.
The Annenberg Foundation said it will donate $500,000 to keep the water flowing at a home for developmentally disabled adults in the Santa Clarita...
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Testimony in Child Annoyance Case Should Start Friday    Posted: 07/30/2014 1:36pm ~ 19 hrs. ago.
Trial is underway in the case of a Valencia man facing life due to child annoyance charges. Jury selection started Wednesday for Yale Yurman, 71, a registered sex offender arrested for child annoyance allegations at three different locations in the Santa Clarita Valley. Testimony is expected to...
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Category: Santa Clarita NewsDays after Santa Clarita Valley residents were warned of people falsely identifying themselves as animal trainers or as part of a rescue operation, animal experts offered advice for pet owners seeking help from rescues. ...
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Trial Underway For Valencia Sex Offender Accused Of Child Annoyance    Posted: 07/30/2014 1:34pm ~ 19 hrs. ago.
Category: CourtTrial is underway Wednesday in the case of a Valencia man facing life due to child annoyance charges. Jury selection started today for Yale Yurman, 71, a registered sex offender arrested for child annoyance allegations at three different locations in the Santa Clarita Valley,...
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Learn Facebook Secrets At ‘FB Squared’ Event in Santa Clarita Aug. 9    Posted: 07/30/2014 12:19pm ~ 20 hrs. ago.
Category: Santa Clarita NewsRegistration Now Open for Second Facebook Workshop for Santa Clarita Small Businessesby Facebook Marketing Expert and ‘FB Squared’ Author Anthony Franck By Stephen K. Peeples ...
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CHP Seeking Accreditation From CALEA For Communication Operations    Posted: 07/30/2014 12:18pm ~ 20 hrs. ago.
Category: CrimeCalifornia Highway Patrol officials are seeking accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, or CALEA, for their communications operations. “The communication centers are the front lines of public safety and service, our dispatchers working...
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Arrests: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, July 30, 2014    Posted: 07/30/2014 10:40am ~ 22 hrs. ago.
Data and information are provided for informational purposes only. The user assumes the entire risk related to the use of this data. The county of Los Angeles and the Sheriff’s Department provide no warrant, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of furnished...
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Things To Do In Santa Clarita " July 30, 2014    Posted: 07/30/2014 9:21am ~ 23 hrs. ago.
Category: Things To Do In Santa ClaritaLooking for fun things to do in Santa Clarita? Check out these Santa Clarita events: Outlets At Tejon, Fiesta Days Festival, Canyon Theatre Guild “Shrek, The Musical” and “Forever Plaid”, Concerts In The Park, NorthPark Community Church, and...
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The Santa Clarita Public Library invites residents to attend an evening with Yangsze Choo, author of The Ghost Bride, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5, at the Canyon Country Library. Sponsored by the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library, Choo will speak about her highly acclaimed novel, The Ghost...
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Legalize marijuana " but with restrictions    Posted: 07/30/2014 3:17am ~ 1 day, 5 hrs. ago.
There is no doubt that the legalization of marijuana is gaining favor throughout the country, and I have to say that I am for it — but with some very strong...
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Let’s derail the train and desalinate ocean water    Posted: 07/30/2014 3:16am ~ 1 day, 5 hrs. ago.
I have been agonizing over our water shortage issues for some time now, and am worried at the impact of having neighbor snitching against water using neighbors, and the hard feelings it may...
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Avenue Kearney property acquired for $11.5 million    Posted: 07/30/2014 3:15am ~ 1 day, 5 hrs. ago.
A real estate investment trust announced Tuesday that it has acquired an industrial park on Avenue Kearny in Santa Clarita for $11.5...
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Bookstore changes name and salutes Potter    Posted: 07/30/2014 3:14am ~ 1 day, 5 hrs. ago.
A Town Center Drive bookstore has moved and changed its name to The Open Book, said the owner of the retail...
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No plans for a Porto’s yet    Posted: 07/30/2014 3:14am ~ 1 day, 5 hrs. ago.
Over the past year, eager fans of Porto’s Bakery & Café have spread rumors that the family-owned Glendale eatery is opening at every spot in which a restaurant operation closes in Santa...





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