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Former COC Girls Basketball Coach To Receive Hall Of Fame Honors 

Recently retired College of the Canyons (COC) women’s basketball coach Greg Herrick, who guided the program to 611 career wins, has been selected for induction into the California Community College Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (CCCWBCA) Hall of Fame. The announcement was made at the organization’s annual meeting earlier this month with the induction scheduled for spring 2024, according to COC ...

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Dryer Fire At Valencia Salon Prompts Response From Firefighters

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A dryer fire at a Valencia Salon prompted a response from firefighters Saturday morning. Around 9:25 a.m. Saturday, first responders received reports of a dryer fire at KT Nail and Hair Salon on the 23100 block of Valencia Boulevard in Valencia, said Melanie Flores, a dispatch supervisor with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. When units arrived, they confirmed there ...

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Strong Winds, Light Snow In Mountains Near Santa Clarita Valley

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The National Weather Service (NWS) issued an alert for strong winds and light snow along the northern slopes of the Ventura and Los Angeles County Mountains. The alert for strong winds and light snow is anticipated to last through Saturday night.  Wind gusts are predicted to reach 55 mph with snow levels totaling 3 inches, according to NWS officials. Drivers ...

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Saugus High Put On ‘Soft Lockdown’ After Reports Of Possible Shooting, No Victims Located 

Saugus High School was put on a brief “soft lockdown” after reports of a shooting Friday, however, no evidence of a shooting has been found. Around 1:20 p.m. Friday, the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station received a call for service reporting four students with possible gunshot wounds at Saugus High School, according to SCV Sheriff’s Station officials. “Deputies are currently still ...

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Extra, Extra! Disney’s “Newsies” Opens At The Canyon Theatre Guild

Disney’s “Newsies,” the Broadway musical, holds its opening night at the Canyon Theatre Guild (CTG) on Saturday. The live musical is scheduled to open Saturday night, March 25 at 8 p.m. and run through April 30. The stage production is directed by Jennifer Teague, a returning director to the CTG. Her past productions include Matilda, Jekyll and Hyde, and Little ...

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Five Major Intersections Close For Construction Next Week

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Multiple road closures are scheduled to happen next week at five major intersections in Santa Clarita due to median construction.  Beginning on Monday, March 27, crews are set to start the construction of median modifications, paving, grinding and overlay operations along Plum Canyon Road between Bouquet Canyon and Skyline Ranch Roads, according to officials.  The project is anticipated to last ...

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Horse Rescued After Being Stuck In Mud 

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Firefighters rescued a horse stuck in mud Friday morning in Castaic.  Around 10:10 a.m. Friday, firefighters received reports of a stuck horse on the 30000 block of Madloy Street in Castaic, said Ruben Munoz, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.  “A horse got stuck in the mud,” Munoz said.  Firefighters and an on-scene veterinarian were able to get ...

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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Overturns In Canyon Country

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No injuries were reported after a vehicle overturned Friday in Canyon Country. Around 10:20 a.m. Friday, first responders received reports of a traffic collision with an overturned vehicle on Soledad Canyon Road near Rainbow Glenn Drive in Canyon Country, said Ruben Munoz, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “Nobody was trapped,” Munoz said. There were two vehicles ...

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Deputies Attempting To Identify Theft Suspects

Deputies  with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are asking the public to help to identify a pair of theft suspects in a string of stolen credit card crimes. On Friday,Oct.7, 2022 the pictured suspect used a stolen credit card at numerous locations, according to Deputy Natalie Arriaga with the SCV Sheriff’s Station. “Detectives Are Continuing to monitor the investigation, ...

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SCV Man Of The Year Ed Bolden Dies

The 1971 Santa Clarita Man of the Year, Ed Bolden has died at the age of 95. On Thursday, March 23, 2023, it was announced that Santa Clarita had lost one of its oldest living recipients of the Man of the Year Reward. “It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of Ed Bolden, 1971 ...

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