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Canyon Country Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

A Canyon Country man was booked on an attempted murder charge and being held in lieu of $2.1 million bail after an alleged domestic violence incident led to a pursuit and wrong-way freeway crash. David Charles, 58, of Canyon Country, has been booked for attempted murder, and other charges are expected,...

Super Scoopers Arrive in LA County, Ready for Fire Season
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

Two significant weapons in L.A. County firefighters’ arsenal against brush fires have arrived, county fire officials confirmed Monday. “They are landing today — they’re going to be operational on Sunday,” said Austin Bennett, spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Every year,...

Crews Expect Water Main Break Cleanup Done by Friday Night
Friday, Aug 30, 2019

Construction crews expect to have water main break cleanup work completed at Newhall Ranch and Bouquet Canyon by Friday evening, according to workers on the scene of a massive road repair Friday morning that caused significant traffic delays during the morning commute. The water main break flooded the...

Deputies: No Gun Found at Concerts in the Park
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

Responding to errant reports on social media involving someone who allegedly had a gun at Concerts in the Park, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials reported it was a false alarm Monday. “Deputies did respond to (Central Park on Saturday Night),” said Shirley Miller, spokeswoman for...

Santa Clarita Woman Struck, Killed by Train in Canyon Country
Friday, Aug 9, 2019

Coroner’s officials identified a pedestrian fatally struck by a Metrolink passenger train in Canyon Country late Thursday night. Jasmine Owens Taira, 30, of Santa Clarita, was killed in the collision, according to Sarah Ardalani, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. The...

Shoplifting Suspect Charged with Felony Drug Possession
Monday, Jul 22, 2019

A shoplifting suspect was also arrested on a felony drug possession charge after deputies allegedly discovered narcotics on him at the Sheriff’s Station. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of shoplifting Friday around 6:15 p.m. at the Westfield Valencia Town Center,...

Lake Hughes Woman Charged with Attempted Murder

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Lake Hughes woman on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting Sunday, according to Sheriff’s Station arrest records. Briana Amber Ramos, 37, who did not have an occupation listed in the Sheriff’s Department arrest records, was taken...

1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured after Late-Night Big-Rig Crash
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal collision late Wednesday evening that left a Central Valley man dead in a big rig truck and a passenger in the truck with major injuries. The crash happened around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, when a 2009 Peterbilt tractor trailer heading southbound...

CHP Arrests 3 on Firearm Charges in Acton
Monday, Jul 15, 2019

California Highway Patrol officers made three arrests on firearm charges in the early-morning hours Saturday that resulted from an alleged speeding violation, officials said. CHP officers reported a car allegedly “fluctuating between 85 and 95 mph,” according to Josh Greengard, spokesman for the...

Deputies Seek Man After Standoff in Canyon Country
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

A man is being sought by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies after a lengthy standoff situation at a Canyon Country home Tuesday, which started after a dog was shot and killed in a home. Deputies responded to a report of a possible domestic violence incident and set up a containment...

LATEST TWEETS
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The Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center, a service of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, announces a very special “fun and fit” event at the Santa Clarita Athletic Club on Oct. 19.
Oct. 18: Ride for a Cure with Janet Cheveres
The San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative will hold a meeting Thursday, Sept. 26, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative Meeting
The San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Transportation Committee, whose members include 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean, will hold a meeting Thursday, Sept. 19, at 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 19: San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Meeting
Princess Cruises, the world’s fastest growing premium cruise line, celebrated a significant construction milestone today with the recent float out of Enchanted Princess at its building dock at Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Enchanted Princess Celebrates Official Float Out
Nonprofit arts organizations in Los Angeles County interested in working with college interns during the summer may now apply to participate in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Grant Program.
Applications for County’s Summer Arts Internship Program Now Open
As end-of-summer temperatures hover near triple digits, state officials announced just in time for people seeking to cool off at Castaic Lake that the caution about algae has been lifted.
State Lifts Castaic Lake’s Algae Advisory
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will begin offering an “Ask the Nurse” program at the newly-constructed Bella Vida senior center starting on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
Henry Mayo to Offer ‘Ask the Nurse’ Program at Bella Vida Senior Center
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School
Kayla Monick scored in the third minute and The Master's University women's soccer team went on to a 2-0 win over the University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster.
Monick Scores Early, Lifts TMU Women’s Soccer to Win
The Master's University men's soccer team did not need overtime Friday because Dylan Bielanski and a strong all-around performance from the Mustang midfield made sure of it.
Two Bielanski Goals Help Mustangs Earn Win
The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of what's shooting this week in the Santa Clarita Valley -- September 16-22:
Shooting This Week in SCV: TV Shows, Commercials
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will recognize the district's 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year at its next meeting Wednesday.
Hart District to Honor 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year
The Sept. 18 meeting agenda for the next regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has been posted by district officials.
Sept. 18 Meeting Agenda: Hart District Governing Board
Denny Truger was honored as the Placerita Canyon Nature Center's Adult Volunteer of the Year and Miranda Clark and Delaney Pineda were named Junior Volunteers of the Year at a county awards ceremony Saturday.
Truger, Clark, Pineda are Nature Center Volunteers of Year; County Honors Docents
College of the Canyons has been selected to collaborate in the U.S. Department of Labor Growing Advanced Manufacturing Apprentices Across America program, which will prepare and place 5,000 workers into pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship roles.
COC to Participate in Apprenticeship Initiative
In Week 2 of the 2019 season, College of the Canyons hosted Grossmont College Saturday at Cougar Stadium, holding the Griffins to just 267 total yards, winning 41-13.
Photo Gallery, Week 2: COC Crushes Grossmont 41-13
After using a week of practice to refocus, College of the Canyons responded in a major way by jumping all over visiting Grossmont College 41-13 at Cougar Stadium on Saturday night.
Cougars Respond with 41-13 Week 2 Win vs. Grossmont
Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger has named Jeff Ford to serve on the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, her office said Monday.
Barger Names Ford to SCV Water Agency
To help reduce collisions, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife remind motorists to be on the lookout during "Watch Out for Wildlife Week" Sept. 15-21.
Sept. 15-21: Watch Out for Wildlife Week
Coroner’s officials have identified a pedestrian killed Saturday in a suspected hit and run as Lilia Garcia, 41, who did not have a listed address.
Coroner ID’s Woman Killed in Suspected Hit and Run
A Canyon Country man was booked on an attempted murder charge and being held in lieu of $2.1 million bail after an alleged domestic violence incident led to a pursuit and wrong-way freeway crash.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge
In the face of significant cuts to housing and supportive services proposed by the Trump Administration, California Governor Gavin Newsom and a bipartisan coalition of the state’s elected mayors and county supervisors called on President Trump and his administration Monday to do more to address homelessness and housing insecurity.
California Leaders Call on Trump to Aid More in Homeless Crisis
In an effort to restore the historic buildings of Heritage Junction, community leaders and local businesses have undertaken a renovation project that’s revealed additional damage to the area’s landmark steeple.
Renovations Reveal Repairs Needed at Heritage Junction
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Monday to confront the growing epidemic and health risks linked to youth vaping.
Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping