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McKeon Names Haueter as New Chief of Staff

Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) announced today the appointment of Bob Haueter to serve as his Deputy Chief of Staff in his Santa Clarita District Office, and the promotion of long time aide Lew Stults to the post of District Director for the Antelope Valley and San Bernardino Valley.

BREAKING NEWS: New Sheriff Captain Picked

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriffs Captain Anthony La Berge of Canyon Country was recently named as the new Chief of Police for the Santa Clarita Valley station, bringing more than 20 years of experience with the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department to his new post.La Berge currently serves as Captain for the Office of Homeland Security, Transit Services South Bureau where he works as a unit commander, supervising over 200 sworn and professional staff as part of the dual command for the nation’s second largest transit policing agency.  As unit commander, La Berge is charged with providing secu

BREAKING NEWS: KHTS to Broadcast State Championship Football

On Saturday, our very own Canyon High School will play De La Salle from Concord, in the first California State Championship football game since 1927. The game will be broadcast live on AM 1220, with pre-game coverage at 6:30pm, and kickoff at 7:30 at the Home Depot Center.

So tune into AM 1220 on Saturday the 16th for all of the action!


Celebrate New Years With ''Polar Bear Plunge''

The City of Santa Clarita invites local residents to ring in the New Year at the 1st annual Glacier Slide Polar Bear Swim on Monday, January 1, 2007, at 8:30 a.m., at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center Waterslide Pool, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway (at Centre Pointe Parkway and Ruether Avenue).Be ready to take the first public polar bear plunge into chilly waters. Doors for the event will open at 8 a.m. and admission is $4 - - towel included. The pool will not be open for recreational swimming.

KHTS EXCLUSIVE: Rebuttal of Poochigian’s Workers Comp Article

In response to views on Worker's Comp expressed by Senator Poochigian in a story published by KHTS on December 4th ( Senator Poochigian Gives Update on Workers Comp )we have an exclusive rebuttal from Sam Gold, Director, Californians Injured At Work,

The views expressed by Sam Gold do not represent the views of KHTS AM-1220 radio.

Senior Writers Lend a Pen to Help Senior Center

The Golden Pen Writers Guild, comprised mostly of members of the SCV Senior Center creative writing class has produced the first in a series of literary collections called Life Lessons and Confessions.  The compilation of short stories and poetry made its debut last Thursday at an Open Mike event hosted by the group at Panera Bread (McBean Pkwy and Baywood Drive) on the first Thursday of every month.The anthology is being offered for sale as part of a fundraiser for the SCV Senior Center, which was forced to cancel some of its programming due to a loss of funding earlier this year.

Metrolink Toy Train Lights Up Newhall

On Friday night, at the Newhall Metrolink station, the Metrolink Toy Train tooted its horn and rolled in, much to the delight of the hundreds of kids in attendance. This is not the first year Metrolink has put on its traveling show, but it has been revamped, and is now a little bit bigger.

The train is fully decorated in lights and props, my personal favorite being the singing reindeer. There is also a short show, and this year Pirate themes took that over.

SCV Route for Amgen Tour Announced

Today Mayor Laurene Weste and other city officials stood with professional cyclist Ken Hanson and announced the planned route for the Santa Clarita portion of the 2007 Amgen Tour of California.

City Offers Parkmobile Party

Do you have a birthday party, family reunion, or company picnic coming up? Do you need ideas of how to entertain the kids?  The City of Santa Clarita’s Parkmobile program can provide fun activities designed for children ages 5-12 at your next party.Patrons can choose from a variety of four party packages to celebrate a special day or event.  Each package includes trained staff to facilitate the party, and can include arts and crafts, sports, and games.  The cost is $10 per child for two hours or $12 per child for non-residents.

Smyth Goes to Bat For Santa Clarita With First State Bill

Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, took the oath of office as the new representative for the 38th Assembly District at the state Capitol on Monday, and immediately went to work by introducing legislation to bring Santa Clarita’s fight against the proposed Cemex mine to the state level.Smyth introduced Assembly Bill 47 to initiate the process as specific provisions will be added to the bill when the legislative session begins in January.