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August 30 2011: Dodgers Beat Padres 8-5

It was a good night for the Dodgers as they defeat the Padres Tuesday night and take game two in the series. The Dodgers would score first but not with runs but with 4 walks in the 2nd inning. In that same inning, Andre Ethier hit a grand slam for the Dodgers which put them up with a healthy 8 run lead over the Padres. The Padres attempted to mount a comeback with home runs in the 6th and 7th innings but it was not enough to overcome the Dodgers. The final score was 8-5.

Newhall School District Bond A Potential Win Win

newhall_school_district_copyOn November 8, voters will not have to elect any new board members for the Newhall School District because those holding office are running unopposed, however, there is $60 million bond Measure E up for approval.

“We are asking voters to extend our current bond. This is not a new tax. Homeowners are already paying the rates,” said Newhall School District Superintendent Dr. Marc Winger.

Rim Of The Valley Study Comments Ready For Review

elsmereentrance1After receiving more than 2,000 comment letter and emails, the National Park Service has issued a newsletter summarizing the concerns of the public regarding their Rim Of The Valley Corridor Special Resource Study.

 

In addition to those writing their comments after reviewing the study online, more than 400 people attended nine public meetings, which were held in various locations throughout the study area.

Green Certification Leads To Greenbacks

Solar_Energy

It’s getting easier to be green and earning greenbacks.

The College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus is now offering a Solar Technician Certificate program that meets the need of a growing industry.

“In January 2011, there was a survey done of the solar industry nationwide and more than 50% of all those firms that were surveyed expect to add jobs over the next year,” said Dr. Dena Maloney, Vice President of Canyon Country campus Economic Development.

Girl Scouts Show Espirit De Corps Working With Inmate Crafts

GSStoolsixA unique partnership of Girl Scouts, Marines and inmates at Pitchess Detention Center turned into a win-win-win situation last week.

Representatives from the USMC visited PDC on August 24 and picked up 80 rifle range stools that were built for them by inmates in the jail’s vocational wood shop.

 

Learn Body Clock Needs

Man_TreadmillExercise. It can be a daunting endeavor, but is there a certain time of day that helps you burn more calories and/or get the energy to complete a workout?

And how come most people can wake up at 5am while others can’t get themselves out of bed and climb on that treadmill before 12? All of this would depend entirely on your “Body Clock”.

Salmon Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination

RECALLsalmonVitaVita Food Products, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is notifying the public that 8,088 individual retail packages of 4 oz. Vita Classic Premium Sliced Smoked Atlantic Nova Salmon are being voluntarily recalled due to the potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Santa Clarita's Allyson Felix Wins Silver Medal In World Championship Meet

khts_sportsSanta Clarita’s Allyson Felix won the silver medal in the 400 at the world track and field championship meet in South Korea.

She finished a fraction of a second behind Amantle Montsho of Botswana, who won in 49.56 seconds. Felix crossed the finish line in 49.59 seconds.

Felix, a three-time world champion in the 200, is looking to become the first woman to win world championships in both the 400 and 200.

Senator Boxer Visits Santa Clarita With Cemex News

Cemex_buttonTwo women from Santa Clarita wore homemade buttons for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer to see: Yes S. 759

Boxer in fact did see the buttons and realized too late they could have helped her remember the name of the Cemex bill when it didn’t come instantly to mind.

“Oh, you’re wearing that duh, duh,” Boxer said, laughing.

Henry Mayo To Offer Free Flu Shots At Chamber Expo

khts_healthIt’s that time of year when you need to roll up your sleeve and take a shot in the arm. In an effort to keep our community healthy, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is offering free flu shots to adults 50 years of age and older or adults in a high risk category, while supplies last.