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No Injuries Reported After Big Rig Goes Over I-5 Embankment
Tuesday, Jun 8, 2021

A big rig went over the side of Interstate 5 north of Castaic Tuesday, prompting a full emergency response. The incident was reported on southbound lanes of Interstate 5 at the brake check in the Angeles National Forest, north of Castaic, just after 1 p.m., according to Los Angeles County Fire Department...

SCV Motorcycle Deputy Injured In Collision With Big Rig
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021

By Kev Kurdoghlian & Emily Alvarenga Signal Staff Writers A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station motorcycle deputy was critically injured in a traffic collision with a big rig in Valencia Wednesday morning. The deputy, identified by Sheriff Alex Villanueva as Chad Perrigo, of the Los Angeles...

Driver Found Dead in Big Rig Along Grapevine
Thursday, Dec 26, 2019

A dead body was found in a big rig in the Grapevine Thursday morning, according to California Highway Patrol officers. “It looks like he was asleep in the sleeper berth, and passed away in his sleep,” said Officer Tom Bey, with the CHP Fort Tejon office. “That is preliminary.” Officials said...

Big Rig Plunges Down Embankment, Spills 100 Gallons of Diesel on I-5
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019

A big rig traveling through the Grapevine, hauling condensed milk on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, crashed through a guardrail and plunged down an embankment, injuring the driver and spilling 100 gallons of diesel. No milk was spilled in the solo vehicle crash, officials said. Shortly after 4:45...

Big Rig Jackknifes in Grapevine, Causes Spill, Blocks Lanes
Friday, Nov 29, 2019

A big rig was one of several vehicles reported to have spun out in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 Friday morning, causing the tractor-trailer to jackknife and prompting the shutdown of the two inside lanes. The incident happened shortly after 4:45 a.m., in the northbound lanes of I-5 near Vista...

Woman Killed in Collision on I-5 Truck Route
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

A woman was killed after her car went underneath a semi truck on the northbound side of Interstate 5 Tuesday, according to CHP officials. A Mercedes sedan crashed into the back of a big rig, going under the truck, around 12:25 p.m., near the I-5 and Highway 14 truck route connector, according to Austin...

Crash Kills One on The Old Road
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

One person was killed in a traffic collision with a big-rig Tuesday morning on the Old Road, according to CHP records. Read complete story [HERE].

Rollover Crash on I-5 Affecting Southbound Traffic
Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

CHP officers are working with road and Caltrans officials to clear a big rig roll-over crash Thursday. The impact on traffic began around 8 a.m., after an 18-wheeler lost one of its trailers on its side in the truck lanes. For the full story, click [here].

Big-Rig Flips Truck North Of Castaic, Southbound 5 Slowed Near Pyramid Lake
Friday, Jun 17, 2016

A two-car traffic collision on the southbound 5 freeway Friday is causing significant delays to traffic north of Castaic while emergency responders bring in a helicopter to transport an injured patient. Read the full story [here].

Overturned Big Rig Prompts Full Closure Of 14 Freeway, Backs Up Traffic
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

An overturned big rig carrying a load of apples prompted a full closure of the southbound 14 freeway at Escondido Canyon Road early Wednesday morning, blocking traffic for hours. The collision on the Highway 14 that occurred at approximately 3:59 a.m. Wednesday morning was cleared up by 8:09 a.m., according...

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Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger issued a statement in support of the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer’s presentation of a $45.4 billion budget for the forthcoming 2024-25 fiscal year.
Kathryn Barger | Statement in Support of $45.4B County Budget
In a celebration held Tuesday, April 23 at the Port of Barcelona, award-winning actress and performer Hannah Waddingham officially welcomed the newest and most innovative Princess Cruises ship, Sun Princess, serving as godmother during a star-studded naming ceremony.
Hannah Waddingham Officially Christens Sun Princess
Six comprehensive high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District which includes Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch have been ranked among the top public high schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Hart District High Schools Recognized Best in Nation
College of the Canyons will offer four summer sessions running from June 3 through Aug. 17, giving students a variety of options in both class format and scheduling designed to help them achieve their educational goals, from launching a new career to transferring to a four-year university.
COC Offers Four Summer Sessions for Flexible Learning Options
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced his measure to combat illegal dumping, by increasing penalties and closing a loophole which has enabled the problem for years, was approved in the Senate Public Safety Committee.
Wilk’s Illegal Dumping Bill Approved by Committee
Super Jazz at the Ranch, a daylong jazz festival hosted by West Ranch High School, is happening Saturday, May 18. Music will fill the air as performers from throughout the region showcase their talents.
May 18: Super Jazz Festival at West Ranch High School
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, D-Chatsworth, has presented The Healthy Homework Act (AB 2999) to the Assembly Education Committee.
Schiavo Presents Healthy Homework Act to Prioritize Mental, Physical Health
The city of Santa Clarita has notified the public that the playground at West Creek Park, 24247 Village Circle Drive, Valencia, CA 91354, is currently closed for repairs on the rubberized surface.
West Creek Park Playground Closed for Repairs
The Santa Clarita Valley Media Collaborative invites local creatives, media industry professionals, students, parents, teachers and others to celebrate the next generation of media makers participating in the inaugural NextGen MediaMakers Festival on Saturday, May 18 from 2-5 p.m. at the Canyon Country Community Center.
May 18: NextGen MediaMakers Festival Invites Creatives, Students, Experts to Celebrate Media
1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]
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As Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude to all its dedicated volunteers who tirelessly contribute to DACC's mission of advancing the well-being of animals and people in the County.
DACC Pays Recognition to Volunteers
The Canyon Country Farmers Market will be celebrating their two-year anniversary Wednesday, April 24.
April 24: Canyon Country Farmer’s Market Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary presented a $35,000 check Monday to the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation for the foundation’s Patient Tower Capital Campaign.
Henry Mayo Auxiliary Fulfills $600K Patient Tower Pledge
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for "Creature Feature," a juried art exhibition, with a theme of any living creature.
Entries Needed for ‘Creature Feature’ Art Show
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for a juried exhibit open to all photographers, both professional and amateur.
Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council Announces Call for Photographers
Recently I had the opportunity, along with spcaLA President Madeline Bernstein and Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA President Nikole Bresciani, to meet with NBC 4 reporter Kathy Vara to discuss the current challenges facing animal sheltering organizations.
Marcia Mayeda | Current Challenges in Animal Sheltering
As city manager for 12 years now and a longtime resident of Santa Clarita, I am always proud to see how our community continues to grow.
Ken Striplin | Visit Skyline Ranch Park – Santa Clarita’s Newest Amenity
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, April 22 - Sunday, April 28.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 21-27.
Henry Mayo Celebrating National Volunteer Week
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, April 23, with closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
April 23: Saugus Union to Discuss 2023/24 Personnel Report
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a self-evaluation workshop Wednesday, April 24, beginning at 2 p.m.
April 24: COC Board of Trustees’ Self-Evaluation Workshop
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy, who was severely injured in October after an explosion and fire at a Pitchess Detention Center mobile shooting range, died Saturday, LASD announced Sunday.
LASD Deputy Dies Months After Pitchess Shooting Range Explosion
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