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Hall, Quinones Remembered on 5th Anniversary of Station Fire    Posted: 08/30/2014 7:41pm ~ 1 hr., 33 mins. ago.
[Antonovich] – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, along with Chief Daryl L. Osby and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, marked the fifth anniversary of the Station Fire by honoring the memory of Fire Captain Ted Hall and Fire Fighter Specialist Arnie Quinones. “Ted and Arnie...
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TMC Volleyball: Win One, Lose One on Last Day in Irvine    Posted: 08/30/2014 7:40pm ~ 1 hr., 34 mins. ago.
On the final day of the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic, The Master’s College volleyball team ended its time with a win over Menlo College at 10 a.m., followed by a loss to Great Falls University of Montana at 4 p.m.   Game 1: TMC: 3, Menlo: 0 Box Score: In its morning match...
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Antonovich to Brown: Plastic Bag Ban Hurts Impoverished Communities    Posted: 08/30/2014 7:40pm ~ 1 hr., 34 mins. ago.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized current efforts by the Democratic Legislature to ban plastic bags a deeply flawed proposal that only hits the state’s economically distressed communities in the pocketbook.  The proposed ban on plastic bags will also impose a...
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Native vs. Non-Native    Posted: 08/30/2014 7:35pm ~ 1 hr., 39 mins. ago.
The first time I went to Maui, I remember the soft ocean wind perfumed with plumeria blossoms blowing through the open walkway in the airport. That was the first welcome. Then, walking outside to pick up our suitcases, we came to a sudden stop, transfixed. Completely covering the small patch of...
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Deputies Searching For Attempted Murder Suspect, Victim In Critical Condition    Posted: 08/30/2014 6:18pm ~ 2 hrs., 56 mins. ago.
Category: Breaking NewsLancaster Sheriff’s Station deputies are searching for a man suspected of committing carjacking, kidnapping and attempted murder Friday night, authorities said. The suspect, an adult black male, allegedly kidnapped the male victim and stole his vehicle at knifepoint at...
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Latino Chamber Announces Nominees for Awards; McKeon to be Honored    Posted: 08/30/2014 6:15pm ~ 2 hrs., 59 mins. ago.
The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming gala is more than just an evening to honor local businesses, it’s a chance to honor a longtime elected official. In addition to business awards, there will be a special award presented to Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon...
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Chandler Foundation Helps Qualifying Inmates Reenter Society    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:20pm ~ 4 hrs. ago.
Families stepped right up and had a bundle of good times at the first-ever Brandon Chandler Foundation End of Summer Carnival. Everywhere you looked you saw smiles, whether they were playing the boat regatta, eating a snow cone or getting their face painted. Even an ice cream eating contest tested...
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Why Can’t I Live at Home?    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:18pm ~ 4 hrs. ago.
None of us can avoid the mirror of life reflecting physical aging. Innately, we fear languishing in a nursing home, so we grasp every opportunity to stay in our comfort zone. Aging sometimes forces us away from independent home living as debilities jeopardize our well-being. This involves many...
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Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested for DUI    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:16pm ~ 4 hrs. ago.
[KHTS] – An allegedly intoxicated man was arrested early Saturday in connection with a hit-and-run collision in Canyon Country. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to reports that the driver of a truck had rear-ended a Scion at Sierra Highway and American Beauty Drive...
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Littlerock Drug Dealer Found Guilty of Using Dogs to Kill Woman    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:16pm ~ 4 hrs. ago.
[District Attorney] – A 31-year-old Littlerock man was found guilty Friday in the deadly mauling of a Palmdale woman by a pack of pit bulls, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. The jury found Alex Donald Jackson guilty of second-degree murder, cultivating marijuana,...
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Senate Says ‘Yes’ to Pavley’s Water Bills    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:16pm ~ 4 hrs. ago.
The California Senate gave final approval Thursday to legislation by Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, to encourage the capture and reuse of stormwater, one of a series of bills designed to create more reliable water supplies and make California’s water system more sustainable. “In the face of...
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Caltrans Lane Closures in Newhall Pass, Sept. 2-5    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:14pm ~ 4 hrs. ago.
There will be no planned construction closures for this project over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 " Sept. 1, 2014.   Santa Clarita " The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of September 2-5, 2014, as part of a project...
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CalArtians Screening 3 Films in Toronto Festival    Posted: 08/30/2014 3:41pm ~ 6 hrs. ago.
CalArts filmmakers Joshua Gen Solondz (Film/Video MFA 16), Mike Stoltz (Film/Video MFA 14) and Program in Film and Video faculty Rebecca Baron present films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, as part of the Wavelengths Program " described by the festival as “films that expand...
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Western Duo/Group of the Year Riding into Newhall    Posted: 08/30/2014 3:40pm ~ 6 hrs. ago.
Tickets now available. Gary Allegretto and Ian Espinoza are the current Academy of Western Artists Award winners for “Western Duo/Group of the Year” and their debut album “Allegretto/Espinoza” held the #1 spot on the Western radio charts for...
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DUI Checkpoint In Saugus Leads To Three Arrests    Posted: 08/30/2014 3:39pm ~ 6 hrs. ago.
Category: Sheriff NewsThree people were arrested Friday during a DUI checkpoint conducted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on Bouquet Canyon Road near Wellston Drive, authorities said. ...
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Deputies Searching for Suspect in Lancaster Carjacking, Stabbing    Posted: 08/30/2014 3:37pm ~ 6 hrs. ago.
Lancaster Station deputies responded to a call about a person screaming in the 43000 block of 7th Street East in the City of Lancaster on Friday at 10:48 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the victim of a carjacking, kidnapping and attempted murder. The victim advised deputies he was sitting in...
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Blotter: Assaults, Burglaries in Valencia    Posted: 08/30/2014 2:20pm ~ 7 hrs. ago.
Valencia, Zone 5 Weekly Crime Breakdown for 08/18/2014 to 08/24/2014   An assault with a deadly weapon occurred near the 24000 block of Valencia Boulevard, Valencia.   A suspect was being detained by loss prevention for shoplifting.   Once outside the suspect tried to get away and attacked...
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Castaic Blotter: Grand Theft in Valencia Commerce Center    Posted: 08/30/2014 2:19pm ~ 7 hrs. ago.
Castaic and Val Verde, Zone 2 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 08/18/2014-08/24/2014   The following crimes were reported in Zone 2, Castaic/Val Verde. A grand theft occurred from the 28000 block of Industry Drive in the Industrial Center. A local company had a truck...
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Santa Clarita Construction Company Chosen For National Honor    Posted: 08/30/2014 2:18pm ~ 7 hrs. ago.
Category: BusinessA Santa Clarita-based construction company was honored as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States for the third time in four years, company officials announced Saturday. AMG & Associates was named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list alongside corporate giants...
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3 Arrests at DUI-Driver’s License Checkpoint in Saugus    Posted: 08/30/2014 2:16pm ~ 7 hrs. ago.
Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/DL Checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 29, as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commitment to public safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout...
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Blotter: Assaults, Robberies in Newhall    Posted: 08/30/2014 2:15pm ~ 7 hrs. ago.
Newhall, Zone 6 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Week of 08/18/2014 through 08/24/2014   A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week: On Saturday the 23rd, a 21 year old female was arrested in the 25000 Peachland Avenue for strong arm robbery and shoplift...
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Blotter: Burglaries in Eastern Canyon Country    Posted: 08/30/2014 2:14pm ~ 7 hrs. ago.
Canyon Country East, Zone 8 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 08/18/2014 " 08/24/2014   A residential burglary occurred near the 27600 block of Nugget Drive.  The suspect pawned several of the stolen items at a pawn shop which were located by Santa Clarita Station...
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Blotter: Battery, Burglaries in Western CC    Posted: 08/30/2014 2:13pm ~ 7 hrs. ago.
Canyon Country West, Zone 7 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 08/18/2014 to 08/24/2014   This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred: An aggravated assault occurred near the 19300 block of Soledad Canyon Road.  The suspect and victim got into an...
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Category: Breaking NewsLancaster Sheriff’s Station deputies are searching for a man suspected of committing carjacking, kidnapping and attempted murder Friday night, authorities said. The suspect, an adult black male, allegedly kidnapped the victim and stole his vehicle at knifepoint at...
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Bouquet Canyon Road DUI Checkpoint Leads To Three Arrests    Posted: 08/30/2014 12:37pm ~ 9 hrs. ago.
Category: Sheriff NewsThree people were arrested Friday during a DUI checkpoint conducted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on Bouquet Canyon Road near Wellston Drive, authorities said. ...
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Man Arrested After Hit-And-Run Collision In Canyon Country    Posted: 08/30/2014 11:13am ~ 10 hrs. ago.
Category: AccidentAn allegedly intoxicated man was arrested Saturday in connection with a hit-and-run collision in Canyon Country, authorities said. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to reports that the driver of a truck had rear-ended a Scion at Sierra Highway and...
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SCV checkpoint nets 3 arrests    Posted: 08/30/2014 10:36am ~ 11 hrs. ago.
Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/DL Checkpoint on Friday, August 29, 2014 as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commitment to public safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be...
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Mustang Volleyball 2 for 2 in Irvine    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:15am ~ 16 hrs. ago.
The Master’s College volleyball team took little time off over the Labor Day weekend as the squad competed in the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic. On Friday, the Lady Mustangs overcame Montana Tech and La Sierra University, while on Saturday, the squad is slated to take on Menlo College and...
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Trinity Knights Preparing for Sept. 5 Season Opener    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:14am ~ 16 hrs. ago.
There are a lot of new faces on the field for the Knights of Trinity Classical Academy in Valencia, but the result was the same in their first scrimmage of 2014 " an impressive performance that bodes well for another fine season. With new head coach Les Robinson at the helm, the Knights...
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Assault Investigated as Possible Hate Crime    Posted: 08/30/2014 5:13am ~ 16 hrs. ago.
[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s detectives are investigating an assault that was reported Thursday outside a Valencia restaurant as a possible hate crime. The victim reported to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials he was attacked in the parking lot of The Alamo...
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Season of Service | Commentary by Jennifer Fischer    Posted: 08/30/2014 3:41am ~ 18 hrs. ago.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   Autumn – September through December – feels like a wonderful time to focus on service. Many schools integrate service and helping others...
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Today in SCV History (Aug. 30)    Posted: 08/30/2014 3:40am ~ 18 hrs. ago.
1863 - Sen. James R. Vineyard, one of trio hired to cut road through (Newhall) pass, dies in Los Angeles without doing it...
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Hit-and-run takes out car, light pole    Posted: 08/30/2014 3:36am ~ 18 hrs. ago.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies are investigating an early morning hit-and-run collision that occurred in Canyon Country on Saturday, according to...
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A hate crime was being investigated Friday in Valencia after two white men assaulted a black man and made racial slurs, a local Sheriff’s Department official said. The assault occurred near The Alamo restaurant at 25946 McBean Pkwy (map) Thursday night, L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy...


Yesterday's News Posts:


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Man wounded at local gun range    Posted: 08/29/2014 11:40pm ~ 22 hrs. ago.
Shrapnel from an exploding handgun sent a man to the hospital Friday with wounds to his face and neck, sheriff’s officials...
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Deputies looking into alleged hate crime    Posted: 08/29/2014 11:35pm ~ 22 hrs. ago.
Santa Clarita Valley deputies were investigating an assault on an African American man in the parking lot of a restaurant as a hate crime, authorities said...
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Valencia Valley Elementary Hosts Roam Around the World Musical    Posted: 08/29/2014 10:41pm ~ 23 hrs. ago.
The 6th grade at Valencia Valley School recently completed their historical unit on ancient times and has prepared a musical to highlight what they have learned.  "Roam Around the World" is a 6th grade musical that takes the audience on a comical journey through ancient times.  The musical's...
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Performing arts groups from HartSchool District schools across the Santa Clarita Valley are holding concerts and theatre performances to showcase the talent and commitment of students throughout the District. A variety of band, choir and drama productions are slated for the 2013-2014 school year....
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Friends Of Santa Clarita Hosts First Annual Gingerbread House Contest    Posted: 08/29/2014 10:39pm ~ 23 hrs. ago.
If you are an architect at heart who loves design and enjoys working with sweets, then the Santa Clarita Public Library’s first annual Gingerbread House Contest is for you!  All you have to do is pre-register for the free contest, create your ultimate gingerbread house, and deliver your creation...
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Saugus Union School District Teacher Tribute Honorees 2014    Posted: 08/29/2014 10:39pm ~ 23 hrs. ago.
Saugus Union School District, in association with the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation, is proud to honor our 15 Teacher Tribute Honorees for the 2013-2014 school year that will be recognized at the annual Teacher Tribute Event held at the College of the Canyons, Performing Arts Center...





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