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One dead following accident near Goodlow

first_imgPhoto:  Police are currently investigating this accident east of Goodlow on the 103 road – Adam Reaburn/ Advertisement – Update – The road was re-opened just before 12am Saturday.  Traffic is now moving freely in both directions. By StaffA Goodlow resident is dead following a collision on Friday afternoon.The Fort St. John RCMP were called to an incident on the Cecil Lake road just after 2pm.  Approximately 4km east of Goodlow, a pickup truck collided with a semi transport farm truck.After a preliminary examination at the collision scene and statements from witnesses, it has been determined that the pickup truck crossed the centre line and into the path of the farm truck for an unknown reason.  The driver and lone occupant of the pickup truck, a 69 year old male was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the farm truck was not injured.Advertisement The collision caused a fuel spill on the roadway to catch fire, but was extinguished shortly afterward.  The Cecil Lake road is closed to traffic in the area of the collision as investigators and YRB road crews complete work at the scene.  A detour has been put in place as the road may not re-open until at least 2am Saturday.  For more updates on the road, visit www.drivebc.caThe B.C. Corner service and the RCMP traffic service will be conducting an investigation into the cause of the collision.  The name of the driver will not be released although next of kin have been notified.last_img read more

DONE DEAL! Swansea sign teenage striker

first_img New Swansea signing Botti Biabi Swansea have completed the signing of Falkirk striker Botti Biabi.The 19-year-old has agreed a three-year deal, joining the Jacks for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance.London-born Biabi will link up with the club’s under-21 squad.He has represented Scotland at under-19 level and helped Falkirk reach the Scottish Cup final last season, when he went on as a second-half substitute during a 2-1 defeat against Inverness.Biabi becomes the Swans’ third signing from Falkirk during the last 18 months, following Jay Fulton and Stephen Kingsley to the Liberty Stadium.“I am excited to join because this is a big club,” Biabi told the club’s official website.“Obviously, Stephen and Jay arrived here from Falkirk, so that will help me settle into the club.“I have spoken to them both, and they’ve made me feel very welcome.“I’ve seen Jay play in big games for the first team in the Premier League and cup, and I would like to follow in their footsteps.” 1last_img read more

Jury finds 2 men guilty

first_imgLOS ANGELES – A jury on Tuesday found two men guilty of the murders of an elderly La Habra Heights couple who were beaten to death with a tire iron in their home. Theodore Churchill Shove, 55, and Lewis Hardin, 35, were convicted of two counts of first-degree murder with the special circumstances these were multiple murders and that the killings of 81-year-old Hubert “Bert” Souther and his 79-year-old wife, Elizabeth Ann, were done for financial gain. Shove and Hardin face the death penalty. The penalty phase of the trial starts Nov. 5 at Los Angeles Superior Court. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.The jury also found Shove guilty of second-degree burglary, receiving stolen property and three counts of sending a threatening letter for the purpose of extortion, according to Sandi Gibbons, spokeswoman for the District Attorney’s Office. Deputy District Attorney David Walgren declined comment, saying the penalty phase is yet to come. The prosecution argued that Shove hired Hardin to kill the Southers because he wanted their business, Cal Aero Supply, a surplus hardware and tool business in Paramount. Souther had no intention of selling Cal Aero. When he didn’t show up for work, a relative went to the Southers’ house in the 2100 block of Ardsheal Drive on Sept. 17, 2001 and discovered the bodies. The prosecution also said that Shove also portrayed himself as “Tony Bonanno,” a man with alleged ties to the mob. Walgren said Shove coerced and threatened Cal Aero’s then-president, William Vann of Covina, into giving him information about Cal Aero’s safe which Shove and an accomplice burgled on Sept. 18. Shove also sent extortion letters to members of the Souther family. The defense’s stance was that someone else killed the Southers. The defense also questioned the forensic evidence. The verdict came as welcome news to the Souther family. “I’m so relieved and my family is so happy,” said Allison Renck, 48, who is one of the Southers’ two daughters. “My parents finally received justice. I’m very happy that (Shove and Hardin) are going to serve the justice they deserve.” Renck said her parents didn’t deserve what happened to them. She’s relieved Shove and Hardin won’t be out in the streets because she thinks they could hurt someone else. She pointed out that the case isn’t over because there’s still the penalty phase. And if the two get the death penalty, she said they could file appeals. Renck praised the prosecutors. “The DAs did a wonderful job for a case that is so bizarre (and) that should never have happened to my family. They had to go through all the evidence to make it clear enough,” she said. James Goldstein, who represents Hardin, said he was disappointed with the verdicts. “I felt there was doubt. I’m referring to the overall crime scene,” Goldstein said. He said none of Hardin’s blood was ever found in the room where the murders occurred. “And in fact I pointed out that the prosecution in his final summation even indicated that if the jury did not believe (Hardin) was the actual killer, he could be equally guilty as an aider and abetter.” He said it was still unclear who did the killings. Alex Kessel, Shove’s attorney, didn’t return phone calls. (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3026160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more


first_imgA MAN WHO tried to bite a Garda and then head-butted him has been given a community service order at Letterkenny District Court.Stephen Harper, from 12 Ardmhuillean in Convoy, appeared in court on a number of charges in relation to incidents in February, April and May last year.During one of the incidents in Castlefin Harper attacked a Garda. Inspector Goretti Sheridan said officer John O’Sullivan was fortunate to have escaped serious injury when Harper lashed out at the Garda, tried to bite him and then head-butted him.Judge Paul Kelly asked if the Garda had been injured as a result and was told there was no long-term injury.He sentenced Harper – who also faced a charge of stealing a car in Lifford – to four months in prison. However he substituted a total of 80 hours community service on condition that Harper is placed under the direction of the probation service for a year.COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR MAN WHO HEAD-BUTTED GARDA AND TRIED TO BITE HIM was last modified: May 20th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:assaultattackCastelfinconvoyGardaStephen Harperlast_img read more


first_imgThe Donegal Sports Star Awards Committee who are preparing for their 37th annual presentation function in the Mount Errigal Hotel on Friday, January 25th. Included at front are May Logue (Assistant Secretary); Patrick McLaughlin (Treasurer); Neil Martin (Chairperson) and Grace Boyle (Secretary). Back from left – Myles Sweeney, Gerry Davenport, Paul Callaghan, Bartley McGlynn, Niall Blaney, Seamus Curran and Paul McDaidTickets are selling fast for the 37th Donegal Sports Star Awards ceremony takes place on Friday, January 25th in the Mount Errigal Hotel.The names released by the organising committee show there are over 150 nominees in 34 categories in the traditional annual event.In addition there will be a ‘Special Recognition’ Award presented along with the highlight of the night when the ‘Overall Donegal Sports Star Award’ Winner for 2012 is handed over by special guest Billy Walsh the Irish Olympic Boxing Coach. Tickets for the Donegal Sports Star Awards on Friday, January 25th can be booked by contacting the Mount Errigal Hotel on 9122700. For further information on the event visit or follow the event on Facebook at Donegalsports Starawards.The event is kindly sponsored by Donegal County Council.The 2012 nominations reveal that just four nominees are guaranteed awards. The four includes Special Athlete, Daniel McBrearty, Atlantic Special Olympic Club, Killybegs; Para-Athlete, James Boyle, Dungloe (Irish Amputee Soccer Team), Alan McBeth, St. Johnston Cricket Club and the Hall of Fame, Eamonn Coyle, Letterkenny A.B.C.All Donegal’s representatives at the Summer Olympics in London (Ann Marie McDaid, Ramelton, Brendan Boyce, Letterkenny A.C. Catriona Jennings, Rathfarnham A.C., Chloe Magee, Raphoe Rena McCarron-Rooney, Buncrana, Tori Pena, Finn Valley A.C. and team manager Patsy McGonagle, Finn Valley A.C.) will be recognised at the event. So it is the perfect time to have Billy Walsh as the special guest. Other special guests on the night will be the Mayor of Donegal Cllr Frank McBrearty and County Council Manager Seamus Neely. Donegal County Council are the overall sponsors of the sports function.Special AthleteDaniel McBrearty, Atlantic Special Olympic Club, KillybegsAthleticsBrendan Boyce, Letterkenny A.C. Maria Mc Cambridge, Letterkenny A.C.Mark English, Letterkenny A.C.BadmintonChloe Magee, Raphoe Joshua Magee, RaphoeRachael Darragh, RaphoeSam Magee, RaphoeBasketballCian Hickey, Letterkenny BlazeClodagh Brennan, Letterkenny BlazeJulianne Murphy, Donegal Town Basketball ClubKate Keaney, Donegal Town Basketball ClubNoel Kennedy, Kilcar Basketball ClubTadhg Hickey, Letterkenny BlazeBoxingBrett McGinty, St. JohnstonDenis O’Donnell, Dungloe A.B.C.Jason Quigley, Finn Valley A.B.C.William McLaughlin, Illies Golden Gloves A.B.C.Clay Pigeon ShootGordon Roulston, KilmacrennanMartin Crossan, KilmacrennanMartin McGeehan, KilmacrennanPeter Monaghan, BuncranaCricketAlan McBeth, St. Johnston Cricket ClubCyclingP.J. Doogan, Errigal Cycling ClubRonan McLaughlin, An Post Sean Kelly TeamSean McFadden, Errigal Cycling ClubEquestrianGavin HarleyMark Harley, TrentaghKelda Morgan, Altraskin Stables, St JohnstonKenneth Graham, MuffSharon Callaghan, FanadGAAColm McFadden, St. Michaels GAA ClubFrank McGlynn, Glenfinn GAA ClubKarl Lacey, Four Masters GAA ClubNicole McLaughlin, Termon GAA ClubGolfCon Boyce, Rosapenna Golf ClubSean O’Doherty, North West Golf ClubGymnasticsAlannah Gallagher, Letterkenny Community Gymnastics ClubCara Nulty, Letterkenny Community Gymnastics ClubConor Donnelly, Letterkenny Community Gymnastics ClubMaria Gallagher, Letterkenny Community Gymnastics ClubMolly Gallagher, Letterkenny Community Gymnastics ClubOrla Lonergan, Letterkenny Community Gymnastics ClubHockeyGeorge PattersonMatthew LeckyWilliam KilpatrickHurlingArdal McDermott, Burt Hurling ClubJoe Boyle, Burt Hurling ClubJustin Mc Gee, Sean MacCumhaillsLee Henderson, Sean MacCumhaillsSean Mc Veigh, St EunansMartial ArtsDaryl Orr, Donegal Black Dragon Kickboxing Club, RameltonDenise Donaghey, Aileach Karate ClubNatalie McCarron, PT’s Kickboxing Gym, CarrigansÓisin Mac Lochlainn, Samurai Uladh Judo ClubMotor SportDamien McCauley, LetterkennyDaniel Conaghan, MilfordDeclan Boyle, LettermacawardDeclan Gallagher, ArdaraNeil Doherty, CarrigartPara-AthleteJames Boyle, Dungloe (Irish Amputee Soccer Team)RugbyBrian McGinley, Letterkenny R.F.C.Christain Carrol, Donegal Town R.F.C.Craig Trimble, Donegal Town R.F.C.Larissa Muldoon, Cappry, BallybofeyLiam McGlynn, Letterkenny R.F.C.Pete-so Cannon, Donegal Town R.F.C.SoccerBarry McNamee, Derry CityCiara Grant, Raheny F.C.Kevin McHugh, Finn Harps F.C.Ryan Rainey, Bonagee UnitedSwimmingEmma Vaughan – Swilly SealsEvlin Murray, BundoranKevin Murray, BundoranLeon Vaughan – Swilly SealsMatthew Curran – Swilly SealsTriathlonAidan Callaghan, Letterkenny 24-7 Triathlon ClubGavin Crawford, Letterkenny 24-7 Triathlon ClubMargaret Kelly, Letterkenny 24-7 TriathlonOlympic RecognitionAnn Marie McDaid, RameltonBrendan Boyce, Letterkenny A.C.Catriona Jennings, Rathfarnham A.C.Chloe Magee, RaphoePatsy McGonagle, Finn Valley A.C.Rena McCarron-Rooney, BuncranaTori Pena, Finn Valley A.C.Team Manager/CoachConor Quigley, European Under 23 Boxing Championship CoachJim McGuinness, Donegal GAA Senior Football ManagerJohn Kennedy, Donegal Town Under 16 All Ireland Basketball ManagerNeil Martin, Irish Junior Athletics ManagerPatsy McGonagle, Irish Olympic Athletics ManagerTeresa McDaid, Irish Cross Country ManagerDaniel Magee, Raphoe, Olympic BadmintonTeamBuncrana GAA Hurling ClubDonegal GAA Senior Football TeamDonegal Womens Surf Lifesaving TeamFinesse Gymnastics Display TeamLetterkenny Golf Club Ulster Cup TeamRosapenna Golf Club Mixed FoursomesAppreciationBernie Alcorn, Finn Valley A.C.John Merritt, Inishowen Rugby ClubManus O’Donnell, Saint Mura’s National School, Tooban, BurnfootPeter O’Donnell, Raphoe A.B.C.Brendan McDaid Memorial Special AchievementConnell, Donal & Jimmy Ward, Glen of Glenties (Tug of War)Patrick Bond, Letterkenny (Endurance Swimming)Hall of FameEamonn Coyle, Letterkenny A.B.C.Primary SchoolAnnagry Primary SchoolScoil an Choimín, An ClochánFintra National SchoolScoil an tSratha Mhóir, Gleann DomhainScoil Cholmcille, LetterkennyScoil Mhuire, GlentiesScoil Mhuire Gan Smál, LetterkennySt. Eunan’s N.S., RaphoeSt. Mura’s National School, Tooban, BurnfootPrimary School Sports BoyConor Black, Kilmacrennan N.S.Denver Kelly, St. Mura’s N.S., Tooban, BurnfootJames Donaghey, St. Aengus N.S. BridgendKyle Mac an Ultaigh, Gaelscoil Éirne, Fearann an Bhaile, Béal átha SeanaidhStephen Black, Kilmacrennan N.S.Primary School Sports GirlAmy Boyle Carr, Scoil Mhuire, GlentiesAmy Hanna, Annagry N.S.Ciara Bonner, Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, LetterkennyClíodhna Harvey, Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, LetterkennyEllen Russell, Ballyraine N.S., LetterkennySarah Jane Porter, St. Mura’s N.S., Tooban, BurnfootTyler Toland, St. Baithin’s N.S., St. JohnstonPrimary School Sports TeacherAnita Mc Monagle, St. Eunan’s N.S., RaphoeAnn Marie Meehan, St. Baithin’s N.S., St. JohnstonAnne Nicholls, Scoil Mhuire Gan SmálJohn McCann, Scoil Mhuire, GlentiesSecondary SchoolAbbey Vocational School, Donegal TownScoil Mhuire, BuncranaSt. Columbas College, StranorlarSecondary School Sports BoyCathal McGettigan, Loreto Community School, MilfordJohn Kelly, Royal and Prior Comprehensive School, RaphoeKarl Griffin, Abbey Vocational School, Donegal TownMark Mulrine, St. Columbs College, StranorlarÓisin Mac Lochlainn, Carndonagh Community SchoolSecondary School Sports GirlAmber Barrett, Loreto Community School, MilfordDanielle Preston, St. Columbas College, StranorlarKate McGowan, Abbey Vocational School, Donegal TownKelly Mc Grory, Abbey Vocational School, Donegal TownRachael Darragh, Royal and Prior Comprehensive School, RaphoeSecondary School Sports TeacherAiden McAleer, Scoil Mhuire, BuncranaAdrian Doherty, Loreto Community School, MilfordAisling Mc Ateer, Mulroy College, MilfordGavin Ward, Rosses Community SchoolKeith Ó Comhain, Coláiste Ailigh, Leitir CeanainnNicola Ryan, St. Columbas College, StranorlarTICKETS SELLING FAST FOR THE 37TH ANNUAL DONEGAL SPORTS STAR AWARDS was last modified: January 12th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:TICKETS SELLING FAST FOR THE 37TH ANNUAL DONEGAL SPORTS STAR AWARDSlast_img read more

Roberto Pereyra rocks Brighton with impressive double

first_img The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 3 Brighton players look dejected after conceding against Watford at Vicarage Road. whoops possible standings smart causal England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won latest Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures SORRY 3 Argentine star Pereyra connects perfectly with Jose Holebas’ cross following a corner. 3 silverware Argentine midfielder Pererya scored a superb volley from a corner routine and then powered home another in the opening period to ensure Javi Gracia’s side got their campaign off to an encouraging start.But Brighton’s defending let them down badly and left manager Chris Hughton shaking his head in frustration. How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Star ManIt may seem obvious but Pereyra put on a fine show throughout, he attempted eight dribbles, completing five, and took four shots as he attempted to claim a hat-trick after two fine goals. A lovely performance.Moment of the MatchThe Hornets’ first goals was absolutely cracking, even if Mat Ryan getting a grubby paw on it did take away from its beauty somewhat. The cross from Holebas was a delight and the strike technically excellent, and rasping. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Most Popular Premier League News predicted gameday cracker BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Watford star Roberto Pereyra celebrates his stunning first goal against Brighton. LineupsWatford: Foster, Janmaat, Kabasele, Cathcart, Holebas, Doucoure, Capoue, Hughes (Sema 81′), Pereyra (Femenia 87′), Deeney, Gray (Success 74′).Subs not used: Gomes, Prodl, Mariappa, Masina.Brighton: Ryan, Saltor (Bong 26′), Dunk, Duffy, Bernardo, Knockaert, Stephens, Propper, March (Jahanbakhsh 71′), Gross (Bissouma 60′), Murray.Subs not used: Kayal, Locadia, Balogun, Button.Referee: Jonathan Moss (County Durham) revealed Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Watford midfielder Roberto Pereyra began the season in spectacular style with two brilliant goals in a 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion.The Seagulls may have spent £60million on 10 new signings but it was the Hornets, with just one new boy, Ben Foster, in their XI who claimed with spoils in stunning fashion. Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas last_img read more

Tottenham turned down chance to sign Real Madrid star in 2014

first_img impact smart causal Getty 1 MONEY Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade silverware LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Tottenham had the chance to sign Marco Asensio in 2014 but Mauricio Pochettino turned it down, according to reports.The Real Madrid superstar was recommended to the Spurs boss by top scout Ramon Planes. REVEALED Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Asensio is now one of La Liga’s best players center_img Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more highlights But Mundo Deportivo report that Spurs had no interest in following up on the tip.Asensio now has a £442m release clause in his contract after winning the Champions League twice with Los Blancos.Barcelona were also reportedly looking at Asensio but failed to act.Pochettino was in his first season at the club when Planes made the suggestion.Coincidentally, Planes has now joined Barcelona as first team technical secretary to work alongside Eric Abidal.Planes worked for Spurs during the 2014/15 season after previously working for Hospitalet and Racing Santander. RANKED England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won possible standings Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era?last_img read more

Bush motorcade leaves other folks fuming

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week “My poor children – they were so disappointed. They’re all so sad. They were inconvenienced by a silly motorcade down Sunset (Boulevard).” Bush’s traffic jams – Westside to San Fernando Valley commutes Thursday night took up to three hours when traffic was rerouted because of a presidential fundraiser – added to the lore of a city notorious for its gridlock. On Friday, police were alerted just before Bush began his commute. With only a few minutes’ notice from the U.S. Secret Service, LAPD and city Department of Transportation cops shut down Sunset Boulevard west of the San Diego Freeway from 8:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thousands of commuters, unable to cross the legendary L.A. strip except for intermittent breaks in traffic, were trapped with engines idling in miles-long jams. John Brooks, a news reporter for radio station KFWB-AM (980), was unable to move for more than an hour as gridlocked motorists as far south as Wilshire Boulevard screamed at traffic cops barring their commutes. One hundred Brentwood kindergartners, many dressed in costumes, were all set to go see “The Wizard of Oz” on Friday when their first-ever field trip was blocked by the nation’s 43rd president. They never got to see the wizard. President George W. Bush, his Marine One helicopter grounded by fog, brought morning rush hour to a standstill while his motorcade proceeded from West Los Angeles through the San Fernando Valley to Simi Valley for the dedication of the Air Force One Pavilion. “We had buses all loaded up – but by the time they got to school it was too late,” said Julie Fahn, a volunteer mom at Kenter Canyon Elementary in Brentwood, where girls had dressed as Dorothy to see the play performed in Malibu. “They were saying, ‘I gotta take my kid to school – what’s going on here?”‘ he recalled, adding that some had also grumbled, “Presidents always come to this side of town because there’s big money here.” One glamorous Westsider suggested an alternate route for the president. Another wielded a sign that said simply, “Impeach Bush.” At a Starbucks on San Vicente Boulevard, motorists drank lattes in resignation. “A lot of people were stuck,” barista Denise Johnson said. “Traffic wasn’t moving. It literally wasn’t moving. I heard a few horns honking.” As the presidential motorcade turned from Sunset onto the northbound 405 for a dignified crawl on a freeway cleared of other cars, the CHP closed freeway entrances and exits along the entire motorcade route. Opposing traffic, unable to ignore the president, braked to a crawl. “Southbound was wall-to-wall, creeping, except for the car-pool lane,” said Dan Page of Simi Valley, who saw the deadlock from his Toyota Prius as he threaded the jam in the HOV lane heading for his job at the UCLA Health Center. Like many from a region that overwhelmingly cast votes against Bush in 2004, Page was critical of the president’s decision to disrupt the nation’s busiest freeway commute. “If he can sneak in and out of Baghdad without anybody knowing it, it seems like he could slip in and out of L.A. without disrupting rush hour – twice.” Lt. Joseph Peyton of West Traffic Division, who led the Sunset closure from the San Diego Freeway to Rockingham Drive, was proud to have protected the president, but was sorry for the logjam. “We did the best we could … it went without a hitch. Our command staff, with short notice, swung into action. It’s the most outstanding moment I had anything to do with,” he said. “Unfortunately, there were inconveniences and we apologize for that.” In Simi Valley, police reported no traffic slowdowns. For the children of Kenter Canyon Elementary who had planned to see “The Wizard of Oz” at Pepperdine University, their buses were 90 minutes late. They missed the last performance and will not be given a rain check on $6 tickets. “All the Kenter Canyon parents, they are not happy with (Bush) right now,” said Fahn, 33, whose 5-year-old twin girls had prepared for their field trip for months. “He’s not at the top of any list. “The kids did not see the wizard.” Dana Bartholomew, (818) 713-3730 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Sheriff’s station cells to be haunted – and fun

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week A $1 donation is requested, which will benefit the SCV Boys & Girls Club. For information, call Deputy Patrick Rissler at (661) 255-1121, Ext. 5159. Department displays, game booths and plenty of opportunities to be frightened inside the hauntingly decorated jail cells will be part of the fun available as the Santa Clarita sheriff’s station once again hosts its Haunted Jailhouse. The annual event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the sheriff’s station, 23740 W. Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia. Assisting the station with the event will be the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club, the Miracles through Hope chapter of the City of Hope, the SCV Optimist Club, the Association to Aid Domestic Violence and the city of Santa Clarita. The combined effort of these organizations provides a safe, fun Halloween outing that the community looks forward to each year. The event will feature Sheriff’s Department displays, bounce houses, music, food and game booths provided by nonprofit organizations from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. The Halloween costume contest, with prizes for each age category, will be available for those who dress up for the occasion. Children under 2 will be judged at 12:30 p.m.; ages 2 to 4 at 1 p.m.; ages 5 to 7 at 1:30 p.m.; ages 8 to 10 at 2 p.m.; ages 11 and 12 at 2:30 p.m.; and ages 13 to adult at 3 p.m. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more