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City Of Santa Clarita Prepares For Large Protest On Thursday

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As protests continue to break out around the nation over the death of George Floyd, an African American man who was arrested in Minneapolis and subsequently died in police custody, officials with the City of Santa Clarita are preparing for large protest in Valencia reportedly planned for Thursday. On Monday, officials with the City of Santa Clarita issued a statement ...

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Black Lives Matter Protests Continue For Third-Straight Day In Santa Clarita

As Los Angeles County enters its second day of curfew, protesters gathered in Valencia for the third-straight day to participate in a Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd last week. On Monday, President Trump gave a speech from the Rose Garden in which he addressed the handling of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, declaring himself the ...

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79-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Celebrates Recovery, Discharge From Henry Mayo Hospital

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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital celebrated the recovery and discharged a 79-year-old COVID-19 patient Monday. Jose Miranda Jr. was released from Henry Mayo Hospital after being on their premises since March 31, and in the COVID-19 unit since mid-April, according to his daughter, Charisse Hammer. “It was stressful,” Hammer said. “I knew my dad was in such good hands and I ...

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Los Angeles County Curfew Still Set For 6 P.M. Start Despite False Emergency Alert

The Los Angeles County curfew for Monday is still scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. despite an emergency alert that “mistakenly” announced that it would begin sooner. On Monday morning, officials with Los Angeles County announced that they were extending the previous day’s curfew, and would require all residents within the county to stay at home between 6 p.m. Monday ...

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Non-Residents Make Up Majority Of Santa Clarita Weekend Arrests

Reported Santa Clarita weekend arrests dropped nearly 50 percent despite unrest plaguing many other areas of Los Angeles County, with a majority of suspects arrested in Santa Clarita having home addresses from other cities. Between Friday, May 29 and Sunday, May 31, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and officers with the California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office ...

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Magic Mountain Assault Suspect Charged With Battery On A Peace Officer

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A man arrested at Six Flags Magic Mountain was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and battery on a police officer after a deputy-involved fight on Saturday afternoon, officials said. Mario Velasquez, 24, of Newhall was arrested by deputies after reportedly attempting to run over an employee of Magic Mountain, according to Shirley Miller, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita ...

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Second 6 P.M. Los Angeles County Curfew In Place Countywide Monday

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A second 6 p.m. Los Angeles County curfew has been put into place, including Santa Clarita, on Monday following looting in several cities across Southern California, officials said. The Monday L.A. County curfew has been set for the entire Los Angeles County area from 6 p.m. Monday, June 1 to 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 2 after the first curfew was ...

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Sequoia High School Hosts Drive-Thru Ceremony With Largest Graduating Class

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Sequoia High School held a drive-thru ceremony for the school’s largest graduating class. William S. Hart Union School District’s Sequoia High School celebrated its largest graduating class in the school’s history on Monday. “It’s amazing, they’ve overcome a lot of obstacles,” said Dr. Catherine Nicholas, Sequoia High School principal. “They are amazing young students. They have lots of future aspirations, ...

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Bowman High School Celebrates Nearly 200 Graduating Students

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Nearly 200 students graduated from Bowman High School Monday morning with a drive-though graduation ceremony. 197 Bowman High School students became 2020 graduates Monday morning in Central Park as they were awarded their diplomas individually. “During these difficult times we’re so pleased and proud of our grads,” said Bowman Principal Eran Zeevi. “They persevered and had so much resiliency for ...

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