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Two Hikers Rescued In Towsley Canyon In Santa Clarita

Two female hikers were located and rescued Tuesday evening by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies in Towsley Canyon.  At around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday two female hikers in their 40s were reported as missing in the Towsley Canyon region in Stevenson Ranch, according to Lieutenant Jim Royal, with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.  “They were located by an airship ...

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Lawsuit Could Force Change To Santa Clarita City Council’s Representation

An attorney has sent a letter threatening litigation on the Santa Clarita City Council for not complying with the California Voting Rights Act, which would require the city to be divided into different jurisdictions.     Currently, Santa Clarita City Council members all serve the entirety of the Santa Clarita Valley, however, the letter states that the city would need to designate ...

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Planning Commission Approves Of Skyline Ranch Lighting Project In Santa Clarita

On Tuesday the Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation of lighting for the Skyline Ranch Park Project to host sports games and practices.  Located on Plum Canyon Road and Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, the park aims to be a place for outdoor sporting events when completed, and officials have asked for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for additional ...

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Stolen Vehicle Suspect In Custody After Santa Clarita Felony Traffic Stop

A stolen vehicle suspect was taken into custody Tuesday evening following a felony traffic stop in Santa Clarita. Around 5 p.m. Tuesday, a deputy located a reported stolen vehicle in the 25000 block of The Old Road near The Comfort Suites in Stevenson Ranch, said Lt. Jim Royal, with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. After the deputy spotted the ...

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Santa Clarita Man Arrested On Several Narcotic Charges In Van Nuys

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A Santa Clarita man was arrested on multiple felony narcotic charges, after deputies received an anonymous tip about the man allegedly selling drugs. After Juvenile Intervention Team, (J-Team) deputies received several tips regarding a man selling narcotics within the Santa Clarita Valley, they proceeded to do surveillance in order to locate the individual, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the ...

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Former L.A. County Supervisor Ridley-Thomas To Be Arraigned

A former Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor and current Los Angeles City Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday after allegedly being part of a bribery scheme. The arraignment is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Roybal Federal Building, according to officials. “While prosecutors will be in attendance, it is expected that ...

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Saugus High School Teacher, California Teacher Of The Year Celebrated In White House Ceremony

Saugus High Teach Jim Klipfel

Jim Klipfel, a Santa Clarita educator and a California teacher of the year was honored alongside other state teacher finalists at a White House event. Klipfel, a history teacher at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, was one of 100 state teachers of the year for 2020 and 2021 celebrated at the Council of Chief State School Officers 2020 and ...

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L.A. County Public Health Encourages Outdoor Celebrations For A COVID-19 Safe Halloween 

As residents begin making Halloween plans for later this month, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is urging residents to partake in safe outdoor activities, like trick-or-treating, outdoor ghost tours and pumpkin patch visits to keep coronavirus cases on the decline.  With the “highly-transmissible” Delta variant continuing to account for 100% of coronavirus strains recorded across ...

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Lancaster Man Arrested After Felony DUI Motorcycle Crash On 14 Freeway

A Lancaster man was arrested Sunday evening after his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle on the 14 Freeway causing injury to his passenger. About 5:30 p.m. Sunday, a Harley Davidson was driving on the northbound 14 Freeway near the Jakes Way overpass, when the motorcycle collided with a Hyundai Accent sedan, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Josh Greengard, ...

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Planning Commissioners To Revisit Proposed Battery Storage Facility In Santa Clarita

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The proposed lithium-ion battery storage facility in Canyon Country is on the agenda for the Santa Clarita Planning Commissioners to discuss, alongside the Skyline Ranch Lighting Project during their regular meeting Tuesday. During previous discussions about the lithium-ion battery storage facility since August, Santa Clarita Planning Commissioners had expressed concerns regarding fire and seismic safety of the 80-megawatt facility in ...

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