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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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Today in SCV History (Sept. 20)    Posted: 09/20/2014 2:18am ~ 38 mins ago.
1958 – County of Los Angeles dedicates William S. Hart Park in Newhall...
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Weekend full of activities in the Santa Clarita Valley    Posted: 09/20/2014 2:17am ~ 39 mins ago.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church celebrates 70 years of annual barbecues in the Santa Clarita Valley all weekend long as a busy schedule of activities crams the calendar today and...
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As the Dump Smells | Commentary by Darryl Manzer    Posted: 09/20/2014 2:17am ~ 39 mins ago.
OK. I admit it. I was wrong. What I wrote yesterday was not entirely accurate. What the heck, when it comes to writing about the expansion of Chiquita Canyon Landfill, it isn’t easy to be accurate. So much has been said and printed and rumored. In all the many times I’ve written about the...
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Val Verde vs. Goliath | Commentary by Jennifer Fischer    Posted: 09/20/2014 12:40am ~ 2 hrs., 16 mins. ago.
Residents of Val Verde came out in numbers and made their feelings about the expansion of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill known – 112 to 0 AGAINST the expansion. Despite a clear presentation of the amount of money the community would receive from the landfill if it voted in favor of expansion,...


Yesterday's News Posts:


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SCV church makes appeal for foster care    Posted: 09/19/2014 11:20pm ~ 4 hrs. ago.
One Sunday morning Kirk and Kasey Morales listened to a message at church calling on families to get involved in foster care. The couple had a blended family of six children when they first began considering...
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Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill by a Santa Clarita Valley legislator that would have placed restrictions on charter schools seeking to locate outside the boundaries of the district that authorizes them, citing concerns that the bill could force existing charter schools to...
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Major repaving work to begin in Palmdale    Posted: 09/19/2014 8:38pm ~ 6 hrs. ago.
Caltrans will repave State Route 138 in Palmdale between 165th Street East and Avenue S, officials said...
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Weekly Blotter: Canyon Country East    Posted: 09/19/2014 8:36pm ~ 6 hrs. ago.
Canyon Country East, Zone 8 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snapshot 09/08/2014 " 09/14/2014   A domestic violence incident occurred near the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road/Gailxy Avenue. The suspect grabbed the victim violently and took her purse from her.  The suspect...
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Weekly Blotter: Stevenson Ranch-Westridge    Posted: 09/19/2014 8:35pm ~ 6 hrs. ago.
Stevenson Ranch, Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 9/08/2014 to 09/14/2014   Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch: A commercial burglary occurred near the 25600 block of The Old Road.  A male suspect shattered the front...
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Blotter: No Crimes to Report in Castaic-Val Verde    Posted: 09/19/2014 8:34pm ~ 6 hrs. ago.
Castaic and Val Verde, Zone 2 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 09/08/2014-09/14/2014   I am happy to report that there were no part 1 crimes reported for this period. Please continue to call/email me with concerns or issues in your areas. I have received several great...
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Brown vetoes charter bill    Posted: 09/19/2014 7:17pm ~ 8 hrs. ago.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Friday by a Santa Clarita Valley legislator that would have placed restrictions on charter schools seeking to locate outside the boundaries of the district that authorizes...
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Junior high school students in the Santa Clarita Valley rummaged through shelves and racks of the Kohl’s retail store in Valencia for some back-to-school shopping this week — made possible with help from Assistance League Santa...
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SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 19, 2014    Posted: 09/19/2014 7:16pm ~ 8 hrs. ago.
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill by Senator Fran Pavley Friday to put a life-saving antidote into the hands of first responders to prevent drug overdose...
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Castaic Teacher Honored at County Level    Posted: 09/19/2014 7:16pm ~ 8 hrs. ago.
Castaic Union School District officials celebrated the work of their Teacher of the Year nominee Kim Baljet, who was recognized as a countywide nominee for top educator. “The Los Angeles County Office of Education announced Friday the 16 County Teachers of the Year, who represent the best among...
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Santa Clarita High School Football On KHTS - 9/19/2014    Posted: 09/19/2014 7:16pm ~ 8 hrs. ago.
Category: High School SportsKHTS AM 1220 and SCVTV will be doing a simulcast for the 2014-2015 football season. Listen to the game live on AM 1220 or streaming on the web or on the Free KHTS App.   Game of the week Canyon: Burbank:   9-19-2014 Hart: Muir:   Golden Valley: Hawthorne:  ...
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Caltrans Lane Closures in Gorman Area, Sept. 22-27    Posted: 09/19/2014 5:41pm ~ 9 hrs. ago.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of September 22-27, 2014, (no work Saturday and Sunday nights) as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern...
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Hart District: 92% of 10th Graders Pass Exit Exam on First Try    Posted: 09/19/2014 5:39pm ~ 9 hrs. ago.
Ninety-two percent of tenth graders in the William S. Hart Union High School District passed the California High School Exit Exam on their first try, according to figures released Friday by the California Department of Education.  The performance of Hart District continues to be outstanding and...
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It’s ‘Back to Church’ this Sunday    Posted: 09/19/2014 5:38pm ~ 9 hrs. ago.
People’s reasons for hosting or supporting “National Back to Church Sunday” are nearly as numerous as the reasons others stay away from sacred gatherings in the first...
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[KHTS] – The Castaic Area Town Council voted 6-4 this week to accept funds from Chiquita Canyon Landfill in exchange for their support of the expansion of the dump once the final environmental documents are released. The landfill has yet to reach a deal with residents of Val Verde, which is...
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Castaic OKs Chiquita Canyon Money; No Deal Yet For Val Verde    Posted: 09/19/2014 5:37pm ~ 9 hrs. ago.
Category: Santa Clarita NewsCastaic Area Town Council officials voted this week to accept an agreement with the Chiquita Canyon Landfill. ...
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Castaic Union School District Teacher Recognized By L.A. County    Posted: 09/19/2014 5:35pm ~ 9 hrs. ago.
Category: Castaic Union School DistrictCastaic Union School District officials celebrated the work of their Teacher of the Year nominee Kim Baljet, who was recognized as a countywide nominee for top educator, officials said Friday. ...
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SCVTV-KHTS Game of the Week: Burbank vs. Canyon    Posted: 09/19/2014 4:21pm ~ 11 hrs. ago.
The Canyon football team will look to even its record against Burbank tonight at Harry Welch Stadium. The Cowboys won their first game of the season last week against Eastside. Burbank is 2-0 and coming off a 15-14 win over Bell. Listen to the game tonight at 7:15  on AM-1220 KHTS, with a replay...
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Santa Clarita Valley students excel on state exam    Posted: 09/19/2014 4:19pm ~ 11 hrs. ago.
More than 90 percent of William S. Hart Union High School District sophomores passed the state’s high school exit exam on their first attempt during the 2013-14 school year, according to preliminary figures released...
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Category: CrimeSanta Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies have released the crime reports for the week of Sept. 8-14. ...
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Deputies Investigate Another Incident of Cyber-bullying    Posted: 09/19/2014 4:18pm ~ 11 hrs. ago.
[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking into another digital school-bullying incident, this time at Rio Norte Junior High School, according to officials. A student was sent a strange and threatening post online and notified his parents, who contacted Sheriff’s...
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Rabid bats continue to turn up in the SCV    Posted: 09/19/2014 4:15pm ~ 11 hrs. ago.
A rabid bat found in a Newhall backyard this month flew toward a resident and potentially bit two dogs and a cat, according to a recent county...
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Pavley Bill Signed: First Responders to Carry Heroin Antidote    Posted: 09/19/2014 4:14pm ~ 11 hrs. ago.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill by Senator Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, on Friday to put a life-saving antidote into the hands of first responders to prevent drug overdose deaths. Senate Bill 1438 will equip firefighters, police officers and other first responders with naloxone, an antidote that can...
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[DMV] – After engaging in more than 80 public outreach events across the state, the California Department of Motor Vehicles provided a public update Friday on the status of AB 60 implementation, including plans for new field offices, additional staff and training, license design and...
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Saugus School District Scores High Marks in Science    Posted: 09/19/2014 2:37pm ~ 12 hrs. ago.
Saugus Union School District is proud to share the academic growth the District’s students made in science as indicated by the 5th grade California Standards Test scores that were released Friday. Overall, 81 percent of our students scored proficient or advanced, and five of the District’s...
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Pavley Bill To Help Developmentally Disabled Signed Into Law    Posted: 09/19/2014 2:35pm ~ 12 hrs. ago.
Category: PoliticsA bill designed by Senator Fran Pavley, D- Agoura Hills to increase job opportunities for Californians with developmental disabilities was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday. ...
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Arrests: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, Sept. 19, 2014    Posted: 09/19/2014 1:15pm ~ 14 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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Smudde Cosmetic Dentistry Works To Improve Your Health & Image    Posted: 09/19/2014 1:15pm ~ 14 hrs. ago.
Category: BusinessDr. Kelly Smudde grew up learning about teeth and how to keep them healthy. Born into a family of dentists, she remembered hanging out at her parents' dental offices and exploring the lab equipment with her siblings. It's no wonder that she married someone who shared the same...
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Santa Clarita Deputies Looking Into Bullying Report At Rio Norte    Posted: 09/19/2014 11:38am ~ 15 hrs. ago.
Category: William S. Hart Union School DistrictSanta Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials are looking into another digital school-bullying incident, this time at Rio Norte Junior High School, according to officials. ...
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Santa Clarita Sports: Santa Clarita Update September 19, 2014    Posted: 09/19/2014 10:37am ~ 16 hrs. ago.
Category: Santa Clarita SportsThe Canyon football team will look to even its record against Burbank tonight. The Cowboys won their first game of the season last week against Eastside. Burbank is 2-0 and coming off a 15-14 win over Bell. Listen to the game tonight on AM 1220 KHTS. Coverage...
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Castaic Takes Vow of Silence | Commentary by Darryl Manzer    Posted: 09/19/2014 3:36am ~ 23 hrs. ago.
Night before last at the meeting of the Castaic Area Town Council, there was a vote to accept a contract with the Chiquita Canyon Landfill. The vote was 6 to 4 to accept the contract. Now the problems will begin. The contract has a lot of problems. I think one of the biggest is...
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Not in Newhall anymore    Posted: 09/19/2014 2:19am ~ 1 day, 1 hr. ago.
They couldn't follow a yellow brick road to get there, but residents still took a trip to Oz at Thursday's "Wizard of Oz"-themes Senses...
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Today in SCV History (Sept. 19)    Posted: 09/19/2014 2:16am ~ 1 day, 1 hr. ago.
1863 – Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass...
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Migratory Wonders | Commentary by Evelyne Vandersande    Posted: 09/19/2014 12:42am ~ 1 day, 2 hrs. ago.
The foliage is starting to change colors and along with that, the fall migrations have started. It is a topic I have always found fascinating, and in this day and age when Google can give you all of the answers, this is still a topic that has scientists baffled. We do not have all...


Thursday's News Posts:


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SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, September 18, 2014    Posted: 09/18/2014 8:37pm ~ 1 day, 6 hrs. ago.
A Saugus man was convicted the murder of his girlfriend Thursday. Eric Earle now faces 25 years to life behind bars. That story plus more local news tonihgt on SCV...
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Saugus Man Convicted of Girlfriend’s Murder    Posted: 09/18/2014 7:15pm ~ 1 day, 8 hrs. ago.
[District Attorney] – A 43-year-old Saugus man with a history of domestic violence was found guilty Thursday of murdering his girlfriend, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. The jury deliberated for about two hours before finding Eric Allen Earle (dob 5/27/71)...





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