UDPATE: McGrath soft lockdown lifted; filming believed to be cause
McGrath Elementary School, Newhall. Dan Watson

UDPATE: McGrath soft lockdown lifted; filming believed to be cause

By Emily Alvarenga & Vivianna Shields Dr. J. Michael McGrath Elementary School went on a brief soft lockdown Wednesday morning, after reports of loud noise in the area. The lockdown…

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‘Creepy’ hooded man in trench coat sparks concern, lockdown at Mountainview
Person all in black sparks lockdown at school, arrest. Courtesy photo.

‘Creepy’ hooded man in trench coat sparks concern, lockdown at Mountainview

A “creepy” hooded man in a black full-length trench coat seen lurking around Mountainview Elementary School in Saugus Monday morning spooked a mom and her two kids enough to call…

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College of the Canyons discusses lockdown, armed presence on campus
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy prepares to search the College of the Canyons campus in response to reports of a person with a gun spotted on campus Wednesday night. Cory Rubin/The Signal

College of the Canyons discusses lockdown, armed presence on campus

When reports of a woman pulling a rifle from a bush prompted a lockdown on the College of the Canyons campus in January, students, faculty and school administrators weren’t exactly…

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UPDATE: Teen detained on suspicion of making a 911 threat on a fellow student’s cell phone

A 15-year-old boy suspected of using a fellow student’s cell phone to make a threatening 911 call prompting the lockdown of Canyon High School was detained within about an hour…

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COC lockdown gets real for Signal reporter
Deputies enter the Santa Clarita Community College District board room on the campus of College of the Canyons in Valencia during a gun call at the school. Brennon Dixson/The Signal

COC lockdown gets real for Signal reporter

Editor’s note: When reports of a person with a rifle prompted a lockdown of the College of the Canyons campus on Wednesday, Signal Staff Writer Brennon Dixson, who was covering…

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UPDATE: Woman with gun at COC turns out to be woman gathering sticks
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies work to clear the College of the Canyons Student Center building in response to reports of a person with a gun spotted on campus Wednesday night. Cory Rubin/The Signal

UPDATE: Woman with gun at COC turns out to be woman gathering sticks

Reports of a woman seen pulling a rifle from a bush on the campus of College of the Canyons late Wednesday afternoon prompted a lockdown of the campus and a…

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Concerns over possible confrontation prompts lockdown at Golden Oak
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Concerns over possible confrontation prompts lockdown at Golden Oak

Golden Oak Community School was placed under a temporary lockdown Tuesday morning as local sheriff’s deputies followed up on the principal’s concerns that a possible confrontation might happen involving a…

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