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County Recommends Placement Of Juvenile Offenders In Santa Clarita, Without Notifying City 

The Los Angeles County Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Subcommittee has recommended a plan that would place juvenile offenders in Santa Clarita for the long-term without discussing the proposal with the City of Santa Clarita. The DJJ’s plan would have Camp Joseph Scott and Camp Kenyon Scudder, which are near residential areas in Saugus, serve as the long-term facilities housing ...

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Henry Mayo Cuts Down Heart Attack Response Time By 15 Minutes: ‘We Never Really Stop’

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Over the course of the past year, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital has been able to cut down their heart attack response time to significantly below the national average with the help of cardiology staff. Henry Mayo’s cardiac program reduced their door-to-perfusion time, or the time in between a heart attack patient’s arrival at a hospital and the time an operation ...

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Eastbound 210 South Of Santa Clarita Set To Close For Paving Work

The eastbound Interstate 210 in San Fernando is set to close for paving and bridgework Friday. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to hold a closure of the eastbound 210 in Lakeview Terrace from June 18 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road maintenance. Specifically, there is set to be a full closure of the eastbound 210 ...

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Workplace Masking Remains In California Pending Cal/OSHA Vote, Including Santa Clarita

Woman with mask on

The state of California has new guidelines for reopening that went into effect Tuesday, but workers are still required to wear masks indoors pending guideline updates from the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA). The guidelines from the state of California would only require workers who are unvaccinated to wear masks, but Cal/OSHA is not set to vote on ...

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DUI Charges Account For 56 Percent Of Santa Clarita Weekend Arrests

Santa Clarita saw a slight decrease in arrests this weekend, with a majority of them being on driving under the influence (DUI) charges. From Friday, June 11 to Sunday, June 13, deputies arrested 16 individuals with nine DUI arrests made, making that the most common type of arrest for the time period, according to arrest records. This weekend marks a ...

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Michelle Dorsey Memorial Service To Be Held Saturday

Dorsey family sisters and mother standing together for photo

A memorial service for Santa Clarita murder victim Michelle Dorsey is set to be held on Saturday at Real Life Church. The memorial service to honor Dorsey, who was murdered by her estranged husband, is scheduled to take place in person and via livestream on the KHTS Facebook page at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 12 at Real Life Church ...

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Wildlife Mural Unveiled At Vasquez Rocks Near Santa Clarita Following Destruction Of Nature Center

Barger cuts ribbon in ceremony

On Monday, Los Angeles County officials held a ribbon cutting for a new mural inspired by Devil’s Punchbowl wildlife after the Bobcat Fire destroyed the nature center meant to house the mural in 2020. L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, the L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation and the L.A. County Department of Arts and Culture held the ribbon cutting ...

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Santa Clarita Arrests Increase By 33 Percent During Memorial Day Weekend

Louie: Santa Clarita weekend Crime Round-up slider_sheriff's vehicles in background

Santa Clarita Valley arrests saw a 33 percent increase during Memorial Day weekend, a smaller jump compared to last year’s holiday weekend. Between Friday, May 28 and Monday, May 31, 36 arrests were made in Santa Clarita, compared to 65 last year over Memorial Day weekend during the pandemic, according to arrest records. See Related: Man Arrested In Santa Clarita ...

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