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Santa Clarita News

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    New Law Will Require Cellphones To Have Kill Switch To Prevent Theft

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation recently requiring all smartphones sold in the state to come with a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if lost or stolen.

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    Gerard Cosmetics Gives Whitening Lightning Founder New Reason To Smile

    After a flood of visitors trying to order her latest product online temporarily brought down her company’s website, Jen Gerard of Gerard Cosmetics thought she might have a hit. After both Gerard and her social media marketer went out to an event and ended up choosing the same shade of lipstick shortly after the launch, it validated her hunch, she said. “When you can create a product, especially a shade of something that reaches across the generations, then you know you’ve got something,” Gerard said, mentioning her latest lipstick, a shade inspired and backed by reality TV star Kylie Jenner of “Keeping up with the Kardashians.”

    Santa Clarita Valley Bicyclists Express Support For New Law

    A new California law will require drivers to give bicyclists 3 feet of room while passing on roadways starting Sept. 16.

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    Superscoopers, Air Crane Return For 2014 Fire Season

    The Los Angeles County Fire Department has welcomed the arrival of two contracted amphibious “Superscoopers” and one Erickson Air-Crane helitanker, as the height of Southern California’s fire season gets underway during a three-year statewide drought.

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    Reyes Winery To Help WiSH Foundation With Harvest Festival Saturday

    For years, Santa Clarita Valley residents have been rolling up their sleeves and finding ways to support local schools, teachers and students. 

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    Now they can roll up their pant legs and get their feet wet from stomping grapes for the same reason.

    KHTS, SCVTV Take Ride-Along With California Highway Patrol

    Officer Eric Priessman of the Newhall office of the California Highway Patrol generally begins his shift with coffee and a 5 a.m. briefing. After discussing concerns, such as traffic hazards, road conditions, Amber Alerts or any other information Priessman and his fellow officers might need to know, they hit the roads. The Santa Clarita Valley office -- which is in Castaic, but dubbed Newhall because that’s where it used to be -- covers a pretty wide berth.

    SCV Vietnam Veteran Receiving Quilt Of Valor

    A Santa Clarita Valley veteran is set to receive a Quilt of Valor Thursday for his service, officials announced.

    Habitat For Humanity Partners With Home Depot To Build Homes For SCV Veterans

    Early construction of six homes being built for Santa Clarita Valley veterans and their families is set to begin Tuesday, officials announced.

    Santa Clarita Man Takes Stand Against Bullying With Yeti Costume

    Numerous SCV organizations have taken a stand against bullying, but one Santa Clarita man is taking a beastly approach.

    Stephen Tako, 48, has enlisted in the fight against bullying with more than one form of media, including dressing up as a Yeti.

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    Is Water Barrel Storage Really The Best Option For A Water Emergency?

    The recent 6.0 earthquake in San Francisco has devastated families across the Bay Area, rupturing water lines and leaving several households without water for days. Though rescue agencies have reached out to those homes, limited resources make it vital that each household have their own emergency water supply.