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COBRA Detectives Detain Teen on Robbery Charges
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020

A Santa Clarita teen faces robbery charges stemming from an incident that occurred in early December near the intersection of Decoro Drive and Dickason Drive in Valencia. Here’s more of the story from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station‘s social media: “On Dec. 13, a 14-year-old...

LASD Urges Public to Celebrate New Year’s Eve Safely
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019

Each return of New Year’s Eve brings the opportunity to symbolically say good bye to old or unhealthy habits and begin a new chapter in one’s life with fresh ideas and a brighter outlook. Unfortunately and all too often, the outgoing celebration of 2018 and the welcoming-in of the new year is...

LASD Offers Tips for Driving in Snow, on Icy Roads
Monday, Dec 30, 2019

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has offered tips on driving on snowy and/or icy roads as the last winter storm of 2019 passes through the Santa Clarita Valley. Regarding safe speed, Section 22350 of the California Vehicle Code says no person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at...

Bakersfield Woman Arrested for DUI in SCV Fast-Food Drive-Thru Line

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Bakersfield woman suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and marijuana while in the drive-through lane of a Canyon Country fast food restaurant late Christmas night. Here’s more of the story about the Bakersfield woman...

Frazier Park Woman Charged with Felony Narcotics Sales
Friday, Dec 27, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a woman only identified as a Frazier Park resident on felony narcotics charges at a Newhall Park and Ride lot Monday night. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “If you’re sitting in your vehicle at...

SCV Deputies Nab FBI Suspect in Stolen Mail Case
Monday, Dec 23, 2019

A traffic stop by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies in Stevenson Ranch Friday night led to the arrest of a suspect wanted by the FBI in a stolen mail case. Here’s more about the FBI suspect from the station’s social media: “Around 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, SAT...

Suspect Arrested in Burglary of Senior’s Apartment
Friday, Dec 20, 2019

A suspect arrested by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies Wednesday night has been charged with the November 1 burglary of a Canyon Country senior’s apartment. Here’s more from the station’s social media on Thursday afternoon: “Burglar caught! Crime Impact Team...

Pedestrian Fatality: SCV Traffic Detectives Seek Tips, Video
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Department traffic detectives have put out a public request for tips and possible dashcam video as the investigation continues into a pedestrian fatality in Saugus. On Friday, December 13, at approximately 9:15 p.m., LASD deputies responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian...

Missing: Nicole Mine Nishimoto, Last Seen in Placerita Canyon
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit detectives are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person Nicole Mine Nishimoto. She is a 37-year-old female Asian who was last seen at the hiking trails in Placerita Canyon on Tuesday, November 26, at approximately 6:45...

SCV Detectives Investigate 2 Dozen-Plus School Threats
Friday, Nov 22, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials report that detectives have checked out more than two dozen school-related threats posted online in the week since the Nov. 14 Saugus High School shootings. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “In the aftermath...

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Sporting Saugus Strong and Los Angeles Dodgers gear, it was a sea of blue and white at the Saugus High School gym as the student body received a special visit from the Major League baseball team on Friday morning.
Los Angeles Dodgers Add Pep to Saugus High Rally
Six Saugus High School students have been selected for the 2020 Honor Band at California State University, Los Angeles.
6 Saugus High Students Tapped for 2020 Cal State LA Honor Band
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating at-risk missing person Kristina Anne De Mora, nickname "Kiki," a 22-year-old white woman.
Missing: Kristina Anne De Mora of Canyon Country
Oscar winners Mahershala Ali, Olivia Colman, Regina King and Rami Malek will present at the 92nd Oscars, show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain announced.
92nd Oscars Update: Presenters, Performers, Street Closures
The next North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition meeting is set for Monday, January 27, at 1 p.m. in Lancaster.
Jan. 27: North LA County Transportation Coalition Meeting
The Santa Clarita City Council has posted the meeting agenda for its next regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 28, starting at 6 p.m.
January 28 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
Award-winning lighting and grip company Illumination Dynamics has relocated its Los Angeles headquarters from San Fernando to a new location in Santa Clarita.
Illumination Dynamics Moves HQ to Needham Ranch in SCV
Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) is co-authoring two bills to help newspapers and freelance journalists continue to operate in California by exempting them from the state's new anti-independent contracting law, Assembly Bill 5 (Gonzalez, 2019).
Wilk Co-authors Bills to Aid Newspapers, Freelance Journalists
According to a recent city survey, residents believe mental health and homeless services, housing for seniors and affordable housing are among the most needed in Santa Clarita.
City Survey: Mental Health, Seniors Housing Among Top Needs
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved funding for 10 affordable multi-family rental housing development projects selected through the No Place Like Home Program Notice of Funding Availability Round 2019-1.
LA County Supes Fund Affordable Rental Housing Projects
"Flight," the newest group art exhibit presented by the city of Santa Clarita, is set to take off at City Hall's First Floor Gallery on February 3 and stay airborne through March 10.
Feb. 3: ‘Flight’ Art Exhibit to Take Off at Santa Clarita City Hall
Multiple lawsuits have been filed by victims of Jeremy Haggerty, a former basketball coach in the William S. Hart Union High School District who was convicted of sexual abuse charges.
Hart District, Jeremy Haggerty Hit with Lawsuits Over Sexual Abuse
The Bed, Bath & Beyond store at 25540 The Old Road is not on the list of 2020 store closures the company released Tuesday.
Bed, Bath & Beyond Store on The Old Road to Remain Open
A Trump administration move to stop California from requiring health insurers to cover abortions has drawn a sharp riposte from California’s political leadership.
White House, California Spar Over Abortions Coverage Mandate
The federal government Friday sued California over the state's private prisons ban, claiming the new law is unconstitutional, discriminates against the federal government and obstructs its ability to carry out operations.
Feds Sue California Over Private Prisons Ban
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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In an effort to increase the number of property owners participating in the County’s rental assistance programs, the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) has launched a new business model which provides an enhanced customer service experience for property owners.
County Launches New Business Model to Benefit Property Owners
An Agua Dulce man accused of kidnapping a toddler at knifepoint was found not mentally fit to assist in his own legal defense by a judge Wednesday and committed to an institution.
Court: Agua Dulce Man Who Kidnapped Toddler Was Legally Insane
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is opening its wait list for senior public housing site applications at seven locations in L.A. County.
County to Open Waitlist for SCV’s Orchard Arms Senior Housing
California State University, Northridge psychology professor Que-Lam Huynh has been named an “emerging scholar” by leading education magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
CSUN Professor Recognized as Emerging Scholar
College of the College dropped a 73-58 conference result to visiting Glendale College on Saturday night in the Cougar Cage.
Lady Cougars Drop Conference Game to Glendale 73-58
College of the Canyons notched its first conference win by way of a 79-69 final result at the Cougar Cage on Saturday.
Cougars Best Glendale in First Conference Win 79-69
The recent eruption of Taal Volcano in the Philippines last January 12 has forced many Filipino to flee their homes and move to evacuation centers. Those most affected are villagers in the hard-hit province of Batangas.
West Ranch Students Seeking Donations for Taal Volcano Victims
Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth will kick off this year’s SCV VegFest as the community heals and celebrates sustainability, healthy living and compassion.
May 16: SCV VegFest to Celebrate Sustainability, Compassion & Healthy Living