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Mental Health Emphasized By Santa Clarita High School Students, Staff After Years Of Difficulty

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Due to the Saugus High School shooting, the COVID-19 pandemic and generally rising rates of depression and suicide, Santa Clarita Valley high schoolers and school staff are embracing mental health awareness. Santa Clarita high school students and staff are embracing greater access to mental health treatment, due to events such as the coronavirus pandemic and the Saugus High School shooting. ...

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Red Cross Offers Free Classes For National Preparedness Month

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Amidst recent Californian wildfires that have consumed more than one million acres this summer, the Red Cross Los Angeles Region is encouraging residents to take five simple steps for disaster preparedness this September and National Preparedness Month. The Red Cross PrepareSoCal program was designed to prepare every household for disasters such as wildfires, earthquakes and home fires. Virtual preparedness classes ...

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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital To Host Sidewalk CPR Classes Thursday

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is set to offer Sidewalk CPR classes at two separate locations Thursday during National CPR Week, officials said. “The Sidewalk CPR event is put on to teach Santa Clarita residents how to perform hands-only CPR,” said Mike Crawford, a spokesperson for the hospital. Each year, more than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur in the United States, according ...

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LA County Supervisors Pass Mental Health Motion, State Assembly Introduces Statewide Reform

On Tuesday, The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Mark Ridley-Thomas’s motion to sponsor state legislation that urges the expansion of mental health care services. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. State Assembly Members Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, and Laura Friedman, D-Glendale, introduced legislation on Wednesday to ...

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Veterinarians Warn About Rabid Bat Sighting In Valencia

Veterinarians are cautioning Santa Clarita residents after a rabid bat was discovered in Valencia Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. The animal was found by Los Angeles County Animal Control officials near the intersection of Via Vista and Via Solano on Oct. 30. Shortly after, notices went out to local veterinary ...

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Toxic Algae In Pyramid Lake Prompts Warning From State Officials

Toxins from algae in the water at Pyramid Lake prompted officials to issues the following warnings to water enthusiasts and pet owners

State officials are warning boaters and swimmers about the danger of toxic algae in Pyramid Lake, which can cause serious illness. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. The California Department of Water Resources issued a warning for those who use the lake to avoid direct contact with or use of waters containing ...

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Wilk Proposes Traumatic Brain Injury Assistance Bill

Assemblyman Scott Wilk will be recognizing a Small Business of the Month in his District to honor those businesses that have been at least 3 years in operation, bring a positive activity to the city, outstanding business practices and give back to their community, according to a news release.

State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced the launch of Senate Bill 283, a measure to allow young California residents dealing with traumatic brain injury access to regional disability services. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. These services are currently unavailable in California if a developmental disability, such as traumatic brain injury, ...

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Providence Health And Services Offers Grants To Valley Nonprofits

Through the joint efforts of Providence Saint Joseph, Providence Tarzana and Providence Holy Cross,  Providence Health and Services are presenting a grant of $365,200 to several San Fernando Valley nonprofits through their Mother Joseph Fund. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. The grants will be presented in the chapel of the Providence ...

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