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Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested For Preventing Girlfriend From Calling 911

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A domestic violence suspect was arrested after he allegedly kicked his girlfriend and grabbed her phone while she attempted to call for help. On Thursday, deputies responded to the 21500 block of Golden Triangle Road in Canyon Country regarding a woman reported screaming for help during a domestic violence incident, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley ...

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Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested After Assaulting Girlfriend, Cutting Good Samaritan

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A domestic violence suspect was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and cut a good Samaritan with a box cutter.     On Saturday, July 16, 2022, deputies responded to the 27300 block of Fahren Court in Canyon Country regarding a domestic violence call, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.   “Upon arrival, deputies learned ...

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Purple Palooza 5K Walk To End Domestic Violence Set For October

The Purple Palooza Walk in Santa Clarita is expected to raise funds and bring awareness to domestic violence in October. The Child & Family Center in Santa Clarita is set to host its’ Purple Palooza 5K Walk to End Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 15 during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in an effort to raise funds and bring awareness ...

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SCV Water Chooses To Begin Appointment Process For Interim Board Member After Former Water Board Member Sentenced To 3 Years Probation

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The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board decided to appoint an interim board member during their Tuesday night meeting, after the conviction and sentencing of vice president Dan Mortensen for domestic assault.  On Tuesday, members of the SCV Water Agency announced that they would appoint someone to hold the vacant board seat of Mortensen after an hour of debate in ...

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SCV Water Vice President Resigns After Being Convicted Of Domestic Violence

Vice President of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, Dan Mortensen, resigned on Tuesday after being convicted with domestic assault earlier this month.  Prior to Tuesday’s regular meeting, Mortensen from SCV Water resigned from his position after having been convicted of one count misdemeanor domestic violence in the Santa Clarita courthouse on March 7. According to the agenda, the SCV ...

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Victim Hospitalized In Santa Clarita Stabbing, Suspect Remains At-Large 

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Deputies are investigating the stabbing of a person who was defending their cousin in an altercation that turned physical in Canyon Country Thursday morning.  Around 1:26 a.m. Thursday, deputies responded to the 27300 block of Fahren Court in Canyon Country regarding an assault with a deadly weapon stabbing, according to Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s ...

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Zonta Club Of Santa Clarita Valley To Take A Stand Against Gender-Based Violence

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita displayed their Red Dress Project at the Child and Family Center’s Purple Palooza Saturday to help bring an end to domestic violence in their “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” campaign. The Red Dress Project demonstrates a life lost due to domestic violence. At the local level, Zonta clubs across the world have ...

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Santa Clarita Child And Family Center Celebrate Purple Palooza 5K Walk

The Santa Clarita Child and Family Center celebrated their annual Purple Palooza 5k Walk to raise funds and awareness for the center’s Domestic Violence Program. The event kicked off with breakfast and warm-up activities for the crowd. Booths were set up with a variety of themes including information and resources, and vendors. A live band served as the entertainment as ...

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Newsom Signs Valladares’ Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Bill Into Law

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 277, authored by Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, concerning topics such as domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse. On Wednesday Valladares spoke with KHTS on the bill and its goals targeting increasing domestic violence and abuses that have occured during the current pandemic. “We should never have women unable ...

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Santa Clarita Attempted Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

A Santa Clarita attempted murder suspect who tried killing his wife and son in 2019, in a case that detectives called “one of the worst domestic violence assaults they have seen,” pled “not guilty” in court on Friday.  David Charles, of Santa Clarita, pled not guilty to two counts of attempted murder and one count each of injuring a spouse, ...

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