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One Killed In Fatal Saugus Crash

One person has been killed as a result of a fatal crash in Saugus that completely shut down an intersection on Seco Canyon Road Saturday night. Just before 7:20 p.m. Saturday, officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department received reports of an expanded traffic collision near the intersection of Seco Canyon Road and Guadilamar Drive in Saugus. “We got ...

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Serrano Fire Breaks Out Near Pyramid Lake

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The Serrano Fire broke out near Pyramid Lake Saturday afternoon, prompting a response from multiple fire agencies. Just before 3:30 p.m. Saturday, firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department received multiple reports of a brush fire near the northbound I-5 Freeway at Vista Del Lago. “This is in the forest on a ridge top,” said Supervisor Peters with the ...

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Nearly 70 New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Santa Clarita, Over 3,100 In L.A. County

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Nearly 70 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Santa Clarita Clarita Valley on Saturday, along with over 3,100 additional cases in Los Angeles County. Today's low number has likely dropped because there was no community testing offered on Thanksgiving, and limited testing yesterday. We will likely continue seeing lower numbers through the early part of next week because ...

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Spotlight Bites: Saugus Cafe, The Oldest Open Restaurant In L.A. County

Spotlight Bites, KHTS’ new feature centering on local eateries, focuses its first episode on Saugus Cafe, the oldest restaurant in Los Angeles County that is still operational.   Saugus Cafe, originally named the Tolfree Saugus Eating House, first opened in 1888 and has now been open for 132 years. Saugus Cafe opened at a time when the town of Newhall, ...

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COC To Open Brand-New Multicultural Center

College of the Canyons (COC) plans to host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center on Monday, which officials say will provide “safe and brave spaces” for historically marginalized and minoritized groups on campus. The announcement is part of the college’s commitment to increase diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the university’s framework. “Creating a space on campus to provide ...

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Arts For Santa Clarita Adopts Cultural Equity, Inclusion Statement

Arts for Santa Clarita, an organization dedicated to the development and facilitation of art education, support and advocacy, recently adopted a Cultural Equity and Inclusion Statement. “As an organization dedicated to supporting full, creative lives for all members of our community, we recognized that in order to achieve those goals we must commit to policies and practices of cultural equity ...

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DUI Suspect In Custody After Striking Pedestrian In Canyon Country Crash

A pedestrian was sent to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle in a Canyon Country crash Friday resulting in a DUI arrest, officials said. Around 5:50 p.m. first responders received reports of a traffic collision near Soledad Canyon Road and River Circle in Canyon Country, said Lt. Ethan Marquez, with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “The pedestrian ...

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New ‘Safer At Home’ Health Order Bans Most Gatherings In L.A. County

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County health officials issued a modified “Safer at Home Order” Friday banning almost all gatherings of people not in the same household, even if they are held outdoors. On Friday, officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LADPH) issued an update to the county’s Public Health Order, putting additional restrictions in place across the county starting Monday.  ...

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One Detained After Attempting To Steal Dog In Valencia

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One person was detained Friday after allegedly attempting to steal a dog in Valencia, officials said. The incident was reported at about 2:25 p.m. Friday near Creekside Road and Valencia Boulevard, according to a field deputy with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “They are detaining one,” said Watch Sgt. Vangorder with the station at about 3 p.m. “It is ...

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Garcia Maintains Lead Ahead Of County Certification In Tight Congressional Race

Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continued to maintain his lead over Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, in the tight race for the seat in California’s 25th Congressional District (CA-25) Friday, with Los Angeles County set to certify their results on Monday. For live election updates, click here. As of 2:40 p.m. Friday, Garcia maintained his 405-vote lead after a total ...

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