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Dodgers Lose 3-2

On Wednesday, the Dodgers faced the Cardinals in game two of their four game series in St. Louis. In what was called the longest game for the Dodgers this season, the Cardinals broke the 2-2 tie in the 15th inning beating the Dodgers 3 to 2.

Thursday, the Dodgers and Cardinals meet again in St. Louis for game three. Catch the action LIVE on AM-1220 KHTS beginning at 4:30 PM!

Texting Behind The Wheel Not Just Illegal, It's Deadly

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After researchers at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that when truck drivers texted while behind the wheel, their collision risk was 23 times greater than when they were not texting, lawmakers in Washington proposed legislation to make it a federal offense to text while driving.

 

 

Currently, 14 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws making texting while driving illegal. California is one of them.

Two Dietary Supplements Recalled

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Two food supplements are the subject of a voluntary recall by the Food and Drug Administration because they contained unapproved drugs.

Nutracoastal Trading LLC is recalling both their STEAM and S-DROL dietary supplements.

 

 

State Budget Prompts COC Enrollment Fees To Spike

altCommunity colleges across California forced to raise fees $6 per unit.

Enrollment fees at all of California's community colleges have been raised from $20 to $26 per unit for the fall, 2009 semester as a result of legislation related to the state budget that was signed by the Governor on Tuesday.  College of the Canyons officials have been forced to collect the extra fees immediately.

Our Hometown Stories: Barbara S. Cochran: English Rose

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In September 2008, my girlfriend Belinda and I traveled for a week through England on a "Tudor Tour." We are Anglophiles who love everything English, from the countryside to the history. It is no secret that we are certain in a previous life we walked the dark palace hallways with Henry VIII, his legions of admirers and of course his doomed wives....

NASCAR Hand-picks Santa Clarita Writer For Race Coverage

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NASCAR officials have come up with a creative way to supplement deteriorating print coverage of their sport - turn to the bloggers.

 

Metrolink Train Collides With Vehicle

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UPDATE: 4:35 p.m.

According to Metrolink's Twitter account, a train collided with a vehicle at Van Nuys Blvd. The accident occurred about 2.5 miles south of Sylmar and San Fernando station. Riders in the area will likely be subjected to delays.

 

The train, numbered 218, was traveling from the Antelope Valley and Santa Clarita area to downtown Los Angeles.

I-5 And Hwy 14 Closures Causing Backups

khts_trafficalertThe California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed the following lanes, ramps, connectors and collector roads of the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) and the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange. Closures are subject to change.

 

Americana At The Antioch

The Antioch Art Connection will host a night of music as it brings three singers together for a family friendly show.

Trish Lester, T. Dan Hofstedt and Linda Geleris will take the stage at the Antioch in Newhall, on Friday July 31, from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The three will perform solo as well as in harmony bringing together their different styles of music.

Trish Lester cooks up truly fresh Americana music from the wisdom of life experience, often spicing it with satire or humor.

Keller Gets Start For West Ranch In Valley Invitational Baseball League Playoffs

west_ranch-13-smallRyan Keller will get the start for West Ranch in the semifinals of the Valley Invitational Baseball League playoffs today. Keller is 2-0 in the summer baseball league. He has struck 16 batters in 17 2/3 innings. That’s the good news. He also has a 5.15 ERA.

Thanks goodness J.C. Cloney and Jared Ortiz have been hot at the plate since the playoffs started.