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Santa Clarita Valley Child And Family Center Remains Open During Coronavirus Pandemic 

While many Santa Clarita businesses are closed during the coronavirus pandemic, the Santa Clarita Valley Child and Family Center remains open to those who are in need of help, officials said Wednesday.  As restrictions increase to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, including the closures of schools and businesses, it is natural for people to experience more fear, anxiety, ...

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Valencia Man Allegedly Violates Domestic Violence Restraining Order, Steals From Victim’s Vehicle

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A Valencia man was arrested Saturday and is facing a slew of felony charges after allegedly violating a domestic violence restraining order, officials said. On Saturday, deputies responded to a Saugus residence for reports of a person “banging at someone’s door,” said Shirley Miller, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “The victim, a female adult, has a restraining ...

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Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle In Canyon Country

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One person was taken to the hospital Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle in Canyon Country, officials said. Around 1:35 p.m., first responders received reports of a traffic collision on the 17500 block of Harris Way in Canyon Country, said Marvin Lim, a spokesperson with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “One person was transported to the hospital,” Lim ...

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Santa Clarita Child & Family Center Promotes Domestic Violence Awareness

The Santa Clarita Child & Family Center is promoting October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, officials said Thursday.  Domestic violence is described as a batterer controlling their domestic partner through fear, and abuse can come in many forms, including physical, sexual, psychological or economic, according to officials with the Domestic Violence Program at the Child & Family Center. Wednesday, the ...

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Domestic Violence Program at Child & Family Center – October 16, 2019

Host: Tori Topic: Domestic Violence Program at Child & Family Center Guest: Leah Parker Right Click Here To Download! Click Here To Listen! October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Leah Parker, Outreach Specialist at the Child and Family Center’s Domestic Violence Program, joins the Hometown Morning Show. Listen in as Ms. Parker and Tori discuss how to the program provides safety and support ...

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Husband Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Of Attempted Murder Of Wife, Mayhem, Child Abuse

A husband accused of the attempted murder of his wife pled not guilty Friday to several charges, including mayhem and child abuse, in a case that detectives called “one of the worst domestic violence assaults they have seen.” David Charles, 58, of Canyon Country, is charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count each of: injuring a spouse; ...

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UPDATE: Attempted Murder Charges Filed After Canyon Country Domestic Violence Incident

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Attempted murder charges have been filed after an alleged domestic violence incident in Canyon Country, officials said Monday. UPDATE: 11:45 a.m. — The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has released the final charges for David Charles, according to Ricardo Santiago, spokesperson for the office. Charles faces two counts of attempted murder and one count each of injuring a spouse; mayhem; ...

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Strength United Receives $670,000 Grant For Trauma Recovery Center

Strength United officials want the community to know that, regardless of whether a victim reports a sexual assault to police, regardless of whether it happened as a child, teen or adult, there’s a 24-7 hotline and local sexual assault counseling available.

Strength United, a resource and services center with a focus on sexual assault, domestic abuse and child maltreatment — has received a $679,717 grant from the state of California for a trauma recovery center. Serving Santa Clarita since 1986, Strength United was originally formed as a rape crisis center by the California State University of Northridge (CSUN), but its humanitarian ...

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Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested After Preventing Ex-Girlfriend From Calling 9-1-1

Deputies arrested a Lancaster man Sunday evening on three felonies, including domestic violence and false imprisonment, after he allegedly tried to prevent his ex-girlfriend from calling 9-1-1 when she feared for her safety, officials said. On Sunday around 11:30 p.m., deputies responded to the 20500 block of Suzie Lane in Saugus for a domestic violence call, said Shirley Miller, a ...

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Five Arrested For Domestic Violence On Valentine’s Day

Five people were arrested on Valentine’s Day for domestic violence-related charges in the Santa Clarita Valley, officials said. Three males and two females were arrested on charges ranging from battery on a former spouse to corporal injury — a felony, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrest records. Among the five arrested, includes a 63-year-old man, employed by a ...

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