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Parolee At-Large Arrested After Brief Foot Pursuit

A parolee at-large was taken into custody Tuesday after a brief foot pursuit in Valencia. Around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, a deputy spotted a wanted parolee on Rye Canyon Road and Avenue Stanford in Valencia, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. The suspect fled from deputies, and a brief foot pursuit occurred, Arriaga said. The ...

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Filmore Man Arrested For Sex Crimes Against Minors In Santa Clarita  

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A man was arrested Monday for alleged sex crimes against two minors which occurred several years ago in Santa Clarita.  Detectives began investigating the case in 2020, but the sex crimes stemmed as far back as 2013, said Sgt. Joseph Mesa, with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Special Victims bureau.   “The sex crime occurred in 2013,” Mesa said. “The suspect ...

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Fire Officials Explode Watermelons To Warn Against The Danger Of Fireworks In Santa Clarita

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On Monday, multiple agencies held a pyrotechnic demonstration that destroyed several objects to warn residents of the dangers of using any and all illegal fireworks this Fourth of July weekend. Officials with the Los Angeles County Fire and Sheriff’s Departments, City of Santa Clarita and the Grossman Burn Center held their fireworks demonstration in the back lot of Fire Station ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Republicans Show Support In Style At First Annual 38th Assembly District Liberty Gala Fundraiser

Santa Clarita Republicans gathered on Saturday to raise funds for local party candidates at the first annual 38th Assembly District Liberty Gala. The Liberty Gala is a fundraiser to support Republican-endorsed candidates for elected office in the 38th Assembly District, which is represented by Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez-Valladares (R-Santa Clarita). With over 250 guests in attendance, participants were able to hear ...

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Community Meeting Scheduled To Voice Concerns Of Smiser Mule Ranch Project In Newhall

Santa Clarita residents are invited to share their concerns this Thursday about the new proposed Village at Wiley Canyon development at the site of the former Smiser Mule Ranch in Newhall.   The community meeting is scheduled for Thursday June 30 at the Carl Boyer Room of City hall to discuss the Smiser Mule Ranch Project, according to event organizers.   The ...

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Evacuations Ordered After Suspicious Object Reported In COC Bathroom

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Deputies are investigating after a “suspicious object” was reported in a restroom at College of the Canyons (COC) Valencia Campus on Monday. Return To Normal After an exhaustive search of College of the Canyons by staff and law enforcement, no suspicious object has been found, according to COC spokesperson Eric Harnish. The evacuation has been dropped and students and staff ...

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Assault Suspect Arrested After Attacking Ex-Girlfriends’ Companion

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An assault suspect was arrested in Canyon Country Saturday after he allegedly attacked a companion of his ex-girlfriend with the butt-end of a knife. Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to the 26800 block of Isabella Parkway in Canyon Country regarding an assault with a deadly weapon call, according to Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. ...

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Santa Clarita Weekend Arrests See Increase In DUI Charges

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A majority of the Santa Clarita weekend arrests consisted of DUI charges as temperatures exceeded triple digits. Between Friday, June 24 and Sunday, June 26, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Newhall Area Office arrested 25  people, a slight increase from last weekend’s 23, according to the Santa Clarita weekend ...

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Dodgers Take Series Win Against The Braves Following Heart-Felt Return For Freeman

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the current defending World Series champions, Atlanta Braves, 5-3 on Sunday in extra innings to take the weekend series. The series was shadowed by the return of former Brave and current Dodger, Freddie Freeman, who played for the Braves since he was drafted in 2010. Freeman signed a 6-year deal worth $162 million with the ...

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San Diego Man Killed In Fatal 5 Freeway Crash Identified

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A man who was killed in a fatal 5 Freeway crash north of Castaic Saturday, after striking a wheel that came over the center divider has been identified. Leonard Rarick, 81, from San Diego was killed in the fatal 5 freeway crash, said Sarah Ardalani, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. Around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, officers with the ...

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