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  1. Sand fire scorches 3,300 acres and counting near Santa ClaritaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    A brush fire, dubbed the Sand fire, chars a hill north of the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita on Friday, July 22, 2016. Photo by Rick McClure / Special to the Los Angeles Daily News SANTA CLARITA >> As triple-digit temperatures scorched much of the Los Angeles County region Friday afternoon, a fast-moving brush fire broke out along the northbound 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita Valley, spread quickly to more than 3,300 acres, prompted a voluntary evacuation of about 100 people and caused large plumes of smoke visible for miles.

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  2. Toxic algae at Pyramid Lake makes bad choice for swimming, drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | LA Daily News

    This July 15, 2016 staff file photo shows a caution sign advising people not to make contact with water at Pyramid Lake in Los Angeles County. Multiple people have reported getting sick after being exposed to a toxic algal bloom there.

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  3. U.S. House moves toward creating a St. Francis Dam disaster memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | LA Daily News

    It was 11:57 p.m. March 12, 1928, when the rumbling started.The St. Francis Dam in San Francisquito Canyon, about 10 miles east of present-day Interstate 5 near Saugus, had given way, unleashing a 185-foot-high wall of water down the Santa Clara River and 54 miles to the sea. Nearly 90 years ago, a giant shudder ripped through the St. Francis Dam near Newhall, sending a 120-foot wall of water toward the sea.

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  4. Castaic woman identified as victim in fatal head-on crash in Santa ClaritaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | LA Daily News

    Authorities today identified a woman who was killed when the vehicle she was driving collided head-on with another in an unincorporated area north of Santa Clarita. The crash occurred at 3:22 a.m. Thursday in the area of Sierra Highway and Davenport Road just east of the Angeles National Forest, California Highway Patrol Officer Francisco Villalobos said.

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  5. Inmate who died in jail was former girls basketball coach from CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | LA Daily News

    An inmate who died in custody at a Los Angeles County detention center was identified Saturday as a former girls basketball coach from Carson sentenced to a year in jail for having sex with a 16-year-old girl. Coroner's Lt.

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  6. Man killed in crash near Castaic identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | LA Daily News

    CASTAIC >> The coroner's office Monday released the name of a man fatally injured in a single-vehicle crash off Route 126, east of Castaic. The crash off Route 126 near the intersection of Chiquito Canyon Road happened about 12:15 a.m. Thursday, CHP Officer Francisco Villalobos said.

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  7. Ka Pasasouk sentenced to death for 4 Northridge murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | LA Daily News

    A 34-year-old man who killed four people outside a Northridge boarding home in 2012 was sentenced to death today. Ka Pasasouk was convicted in November of four counts of first-degree murder for the Dec. 2, 2012, shooting deaths of Teofilo Navales, 49, of Castaic; Robert Calabia, 34, of Los Angeles; Amanda Ghossein, 24, of Monterey Park; and Jennifer Kim, 26, of Montebello.

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  8. Ka Pasasouk faces death sentence today for 4 Northridge murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | LA Daily News

    Sentencing is set today for a 34-year-old man convicted of murdering four people outside a Northridge boarding home just over three years ago. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Larry Paul Fidler is expected to first consider an automatic motion to reduce the jury's recommendation of a death sentence for Ka Pasasouk to life in prison without the possibility of parole, along with a defense motion for a new trial.

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  9. Whata s happening with wintery San Fernando Valley weather?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | LA Daily News

    Powerful winds buffeted the Southland amid abnormally low temperatures today as high surf pounded the coast, as it did most of last week. But sunny weather will prevail.

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  10. Ka Pasasouk convicted in quadruple fatal shootings at Northridge boarding houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | LA Daily News

    A 34-year-old man was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder for the December 2012 shooting deaths of two men and two women outside a Northridge boarding house for which he could now face a potential death sentence. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated less than two hours before finding Ka Pasasouk guilty of the Dec. 2, 2012, killings of Teofilo Navales, 49, of Castaic; Robert Calabia, 34, of Los Angeles; Amanda Ghossein, 24, of Monterey Park; and Jennifer Kim, 26, of Montebello.

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  11. Castaic man jailed in connection with wifea s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | LA Daily News

    CASTAIC >> A 29-year-old man was jailed in lieu of $1 million bail today after his arrest on suspicion of killing his wife, who was found dying at a mobile home park north of Castaic. Deputies and paramedics found the victim, 26-year-old Nicole Medina about 8:40 a.m. Saturday at a mobile home park in the 36200 block of Paradise Ranch Road, just off the Templin Highway exit from Interstate 5 in the Grapevine Pass area, after her husband reported she was unresponsive, Deputy Ryan Rouzan of the Sheriff's Information Bureau said.

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  12. More mud-closed roads set to reopen in communities north of CastaicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | LA Daily News

    Several roads are expected to reopen by 5 p.m. today in the mountain communities north of Castaic following massive mudslides and flooding that happened as a result of Thursday's storm, officials announced Sunday. While there was limited road access to local residents, full reopening of the roads in Elizabeth Lake, Lake Hughes and Leona Valley was made possible by a multi-agency effort that included Los Angeles County agencies and the California Highway Patrol, according to a statement by the county's Department of Public Works.

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  13. More mud-closed roads set to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | LA Daily News

    Oct 16, 2015. Leona Valley. CA/US. LA county firefighters help out a car owner dig out their Toyota Friday.

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  14. Rancho Cucamongaa s Bria Beale voted SoCal Prep Legends girls athlete of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | LA Daily News

    In two matches last week , the 5-foot-11 outside-hitting Beale managed 18 kills to led Rancho to a victory over defending Baseline League champion Chino Hills, and registered 16 kills in a 3-0 win over Los Osos. The Cougars also went 4-2 over the weekend in the prestigious Torrey Pines tournament with wins over elite foes in Marymount and Mira Costa.

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  15. Flash flooding, mud flows trap drivers and close 5 FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | LA Daily News

    A Pacific storm swept across Southland mountains and desert areas Thursday afternoon, unleashing intense showers that sent flows of mud and debris into homes and vehicles while cutting off the main artery between Los Angeles and the Central Valley. October 15, 2015 Quartz Hill CA.

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  16. Flooding closes all northbound lanes of 5 Freeway north of GormanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | LA Daily News

    LOS ANGELES >> A storm system out of the Pacific brought powerful showers and thunderstorms to the mountains and high desert areas of Southern California Thursday, sparking warnings of flash floods, dangerous hail and lightning strikes. Showers and thunderstorms produced heavy rain Thursday afternoon in the area north of Castaic and east of the 5 Freeway extending toward Lancaster, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood warning.

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  17. So Cal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week: Sydney Suarez, SaugusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | LA Daily News

    Noteworthy: Suarez led a strong Saugus showing at the Santa Clarita Valley Invitational on Saturday at Lake Castaic Park, covering the three-mile course in 18 minutes, 11 seconds for a third-place finish and the top California mark. Her performance helped Saugus nail down the team title despite missing two regular runners.

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  18. Saugus runner Kaylee Thompson shines in season debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | LA Daily News

    Since transferring from Valencia, Thompson had ramped up her mileage under the direction of venerable Saugus coach Rene Paragas, but did not have a chance to gauge her results as she served her mandatory sit-out period following her transfer. Suddenly, Saturday's Santa Clarita Valley Invitational at Lake Castaic Park took on a whole new importance to see how Thompson would fit in with her new teammates in her Saugus debut.

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  19. Firefighters douse Castaic brush fire along 5 FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | LA Daily News

    CASTAIC >> A brush fire scorched about 15 acres in the Castaic area Friday afternoon and resulted in the closure of three northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway. The fire was reported about noon near the northbound 5 at Templin Highway.

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  20. Castaic brush fire now a holding at 15 acresa along 5 FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | LA Daily News

    The fire was reported about noon near the northbound Golden State Freeway at Templin Highway, according to the county fire department. The fire was initially listed as covering about three acres, and expanded to about 15 acres.

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