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Shattered School Safety Expectations To Be Rebuilt With ‘Saugus Strong Act’ 

With school safety expectations shattered following local and national gunfire on school grounds, the “Saugus Strong Act” – introduced by Santa Clarita Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares –  aims to reinstill hope in campus safety with a 24/7 crisis center.  Even with the Wiliam S. Hart Union High School District doubling down on emergency training and introducing bullet-resistant window film at each ...

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How To Discuss School Shootings With Children

Officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Child and Family Center are offering tips on how to address school shootings with their children following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday.  In the days following any school shooting, several questions are raised on how or if you should talk to your children about the issue.  Jennifer Henningfield a licensed ...

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Saugus High School Shooting Survivor Speaks At White House ‘Ghost Gun’ Crackdown Announcement

Saugus High school shooting survivor Mia Tretta introduced President Joe Biden during a press conference in the White House Gardens on Monday, announcing new regulations to manage unserialized “ghost guns” like the one used in the Saugus shooting. In 2019, a 16-year-old student at Saugus High School shot and killed two other students, and injured three others, including Tretta, before ...

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UPDATE: One Cited After Shooting Incident In Saugus

One person has been cited in connection with a shooting incident in Saugus on Wednesday evening. At about 8 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station received reports of a man who arrived at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital with a gunshot wound to his thigh, according to Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the SCV Station. “After investigation, ...

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Santa Clarita Teen On Track To Become SCV’s First Female Eagle Scout

Working to become one of Santa Clarita’s first female Eagle Scouts, 17-year-old Anna Fineberg is partnering with Project Linus SCV to give back to a community that has given to her. In the process of achieving the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) highest award, Fineberg has set up a GoFundMe page to gather the materials necessary to construct blankets for ...

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Saugus High School Shooting Memorial Unveiled At Santa Clarita Central Park

Two memorial obelisks installed at the entrance to Santa Clarita Central Park were revealed to the public on Friday by the families of the two children who were killed in the Saugus High School Shooting. The families of Saugus High School Shooting victims Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell were joined by members of the community and local officials on Friday ...

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Insight Treatment Center Discusses How Traumatic Events Can Affect Youth Mental Health

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Overlooking treatment for trauma and other mental health related illnesses often causes society to not only be uneducated on important issues, but can rupture and damage how our youth will begin to develop in the world. Dr. Janet Stier,  a psychologist with a doctorate in clinical psychology and master’s degree in developmental psychology, joined KHTS on the air during The ...

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Saugus High Shooting Victims’ Names Added To Central Park Sign

The names of two children killed in the Saugus High shooting in November of 2019 are now forever immortalized on the entrance sign to Central Park. The main sign at the main entrance to Central Park has a new addition, with “In Memoriam Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell” printed at the bottom in honor of two Saugus High School students ...

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City Council To Discuss Plans For Saugus High Shooting Memorial Plaza At Central Park

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The Santa Clarita City Council is set to discuss the Central Park Memorial project for the victims of the Saugus High School shooting at their meeting Tuesday. Councilmembers are expected to review and consider a conceptual design for a project at Central Park, developed to memorialize the victims of the Nov. 14, 2019, Saugus High School shooting. At the Aug. ...

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SCV Water Votes To Approve Dedication Of Central Park In Honor Of Saugus Shooting Victims

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The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) board approved the addition of the names of Saugus shooting victims to the signage of Central Park on Tuesday, marking the end of a months-long campaign on the part of the children’s parents. The decision, passed with a 9-3 vote, comes as a relief for the families of Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic ...

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