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County Officials To Host Grand Opening For Two Santa Clarita Libraries

Photo by Joe Crawford

Los Angeles County officials are planning to host grand openings in March for two county libraries in the Santa Clarita Valley. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “These libraries will provide a vital resource for our Santa Clarita Valley communities, offering services and programs that educate, inform and improve the quality of life ...

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County To Donate More Funds To Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center

Los Angeles County — At the Board of Supervisors meeting, the staff of the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center joined Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to recognize "National Adult Day Services Week," and the month of September as "National Senior Center Month."

County officials are looking to allocate more funds to replace the aging Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are expected Tuesday to approve the addition of $500,000 to an already approved $2.5 million, according to the agenda. The project is a ...

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Los Angeles County Officials Discuss AB 109, Prop 47

Twin Towers, a Los Angeles County jail, photographed by Basil Soufi

Ed. note: This story is the first of two that will look at the various thus-far impacts of AB 109 and Proposition 47 with respect to law enforcement and the criminal justice system in Los Angeles County. The second part will take a more local look at the impact, including potential links to a rise in crime some believe are related to ...

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Santa Clarita Man Charged With Raping Daughter To Go To Trial

Two murder suspects in Santa Clarita Valley cases were in court Thursday, officials said.

A Santa Clarita man who is charged with repeatedly raping his daughter over the course of a year is expected to go to trial later this month. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Daniel Bryant Wisehart, 47, of Santa Clarita, was charged with one count of lewd acts upon a child and 29 ...

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County Approves Castaic Olympic-Sized Pool, Public Park Assessment

A lifeguard walks by one of the pools at the grand opening of the Castaic Sports Complex Aquatic Center in 2013

County officials recently approved to install olympic-sized pool at the Castaic Sports Complex and a countywide public park needs assessment. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Castaic Sports Complex Olympic-Sized Pool Project Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the $7,625,000 project Tuesday, officials said. No more than $3.7 million is to come ...

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County Working On Responses To Chiquita Canyon Landfill Expansion

Chiquita Canyon Landfill Expansion Still Seeking Val Verde Suppo

After a four-month public-comment period, the county is still reviewing hundreds of pages of feedback on the proposed Chiquita Canyon Landfill Expansion, officials said Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “Right now, we’re working on formulating the response to comments. That is going to take a little bit of time. We don’t ...

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Purse Thief Gets 1 Year After Dropped Wallet

A Los Angeles man charged with stealing a woman’s purse after he left his wallet at the scene of the crime pleaded no contest Thursday, officials said.

A Los Angeles man charged with stealing a woman’s purse after he left his wallet at the scene of the crime pleaded no contest Thursday, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Ismael Soto, 36, is due back for sentencing Feb. 4 on two counts of misdemeanor battery and second degree robbery. ...

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Homeless Shelter Officials Still Need Volunteers For Count

Santa Clarita Valley homeless officials are still in need of a few dozen volunteers for a homeless count scheduled for Jan. 29, officials said Monday.

Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter officials are still in need of a few dozen volunteers for a homeless count scheduled for Jan. 29, officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “In Santa Clarita, we need about 100 volunteers,” said Tim Davis, the executive director of Bridge To Home, last week. The ...

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Sheriff’s Department Shares Off-Roading Rules

Dust off your All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and head for the high desert. It’s the best time of year to ride and enjoy the thrill, but one remember to only ride in areas designated for these types of vehicles. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Every year the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station receives hundreds of ...

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Attorney Pleads No Contest In Castaic Jail Drug Smuggling

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A Sherman Oaks attorney pleaded “no contest” to smuggling heroin to into the North County Correctional Facility in Castaic, officials said Wednesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. He reportedly smuggled $30,000 worth of heroin inside a greeting card he delivered to one his clients  in 2012. Stephen Beecher, 63, returns to court ...

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