WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, March 23, 2018, President Trump signed into law an Omnibus Appropriations Bill to set policy and allocate discretionary funding for the remainder of the fiscal year. The bill included several provisions to address the rising abuse of heroin and opioid drugs. Specifically,...
[LASD] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a trespassing call on Vasquez Canyon Road and arrested a probationer on stolen property and drug charges Thursday afternoon.
The trespassing call was from the 6700 block of Vasquez Canyon Road. Upon contacting the suspect,...
Detective Bill Velek of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station shared Wednesday on how the Juvenile Intervention Team can help parents identify drug use in their homes and, more importantly, how to address it.
“It’s not just Santa Clarita that has this problem, it’s a nationwide problem and...
The FDA is warning consumers to beware of products claiming to cure cancer on websites or social media platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram. According to Nicole Kornspan, M.P.H., a consumer safety officer at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), they’re rampant these days.
Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced that California has joined a federal antitrust lawsuit with 39 other states charging six generic drug-makers with an illegal conspiracy to divide customers and markets and increase prices for two generic drugs.
The complaint alleges that the six pharmaceutical...
A motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, co-authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors, announces the County’s support for proposed legislation that will address the issue of driving under the influence of drugs, including marijuana.
The bill authored...
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announced Wednesday he introduced Senate Bill 139 to combat the prevalence of synthetic recreational drugs in communities across California.
“These drugs have become a growing threat to our children and our communities. They are extremely dangerous but have proven...
SCVi Charter School is hosting the “Family Drug Awareness Night” on Monday May 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Shakespeare Theatre at SCVi, featuring Detective Velek from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and CVS Pharmacists Rob Soto and Sneha Patel.
Detective Velek will give an...
[KTHS] The number of deaths caused by accidental drug overdoses in the U.S. hit an all-time high in 2014, according to recent data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Last year alone, a total of 47,055 people died from drug overdoses– almost twice the number of people killed...
Santa Clarita Valley is on pace to see double the drug overdoes from 2014 if the current pace continues, according to Sheriff’s Station officials.
This year, there have been three confirmed drug overdoses and four more pending confirmation from the Coroner’s Office, Wachsmuth said. Last year there...
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 57 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county prepares to expand vaccination eligibility to residents 16 and older on Thursday.
California public health officials this week lifted capacity limits on in-person services at places of worship from the state's reopening scheme, following a handful of Supreme Court decisions in favor of congregants challenging the state’s COVID-19 capacity limits.
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
California Senate Bill 546, a measure to extend the state's "iFoster" cell phones and data program for foster youth, has passed out of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee with unanimous support, according to Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
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