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Phone Scam Continues To Circulate, Public Warned

khts_crime_genericThe public is being tricked by jail inmates and others through a phone scam.

This fraud has occurred off and on for many years in different parts of the country. This notice has been shared with the public by the LASD and the news media many times over the past few years.

Saugus Union School District Puts 84 Teachers On Layoff Notice

teachersThis week, 84 teachers in the Saugus Union School District were put on notice that their jobs were in jeopardy. Seventy-four permanent plus 10 temporary teachers are expected to receive formal RIF notices (Reduction in Force) more popularly known as pink slips.

(Left and clockwise: SUSD teachers Abby Hughes, Cheryl Cameron, Melissa Valencia, Elizabeth Mills, Nancy Tomei, and Lynn Greenfield.)

Arrest Made In Stevenson Ranch Robbery-Rape Case

khts_crimeBy Leon Worden /

An 18-year-old Stevenson Ranch man has been arrested and booked on charges of attempted murder, rape, kidnapping and home-invasion robbery in connection with a brutal assault that occurred early Sunday morning, Jan. 8.

State To Study Traffic Safety On Route 138

county_sealCalifornia's Department of Transportation has initiated a traffic engineering study on State Route 138 between Interstate 5 and the San Bernardino County line in response to a motion unanimously approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

R.K. Downs Jazz Fest Swings At West Ranch High On Feb. 28

dirkThe annual R.K. Downs Jazz Festival  will swing on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at  West Ranch High School in Valencia starting at 4 p.m.

Featuring top jazz ensembles from William S. Hart Union High School District schools, the festival is hosted this year by West Ranch. In previous years, the event was held at College of the Canyons.

The Downs Festival is open to the public, and admission is free.

CHP Offers 'Age Well, Drive Smart' Program For Seniors

chplogoDriving plays an important part in maintaining an active, rewarding lifestyle. It means independence, freedom, and the pursuit of happiness at any age. The California Highway Patrol understands how much seniors enjoy driving, and offers a program designed to help extend their driving years.

Santa Clarita Blue Heat Women's Soccer Team Has New Coach

khts_sportsThe Santa Clarita Blue Heat FC women’s soccer team has a new coach. Charles Martinez has been selected as the coach of the team and takes over for Fabian Sandoval, who was a coach of the year candidate in the United Soccer League W-League in 2011.

Martinez played professionally for the Deportivo Cuenca in Ecuador and was an assistant under Sandoval on last year’s Blue Heat team.

Bryan Herta Autosport Selected As Team Of The Year By Racer Magazine

Racer magazine selected Bryan Herta Autosport as its Team of the Year in its annual Editor’s Choice Awards.khts_sports

Dan Wheldon won the Indianapolis 500 driving for Bryan Herta Autosport. It was only the second Izod IndyCar Series start for Bryan Herta Autosport, owned by Valencia’s Bryan Herta.

Chauncey Flushes The SuperBowl And Cleans The DVR

Chauncey_ReportBy Chauncey Telese

Hello everyone,  hope all is well. I’m sorry about the lack of Super Bowl preview but I stared at the screen trying to write about the game and I realized two things: 1) I couldn’t care less about the Super Bowl (I mean seriously, who did outside the east coast?), and 2) I had to work during it so why write about something I couldn’t see.

City Offers Emergency Response Training For Residents

USETHISCITYSEALThe City of Santa Clarita is offering a seven-week Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) program designed to teach residents basic survival skills in preparation for disasters such as earthquakes, fires, floods, hazardous incidents, and other life-threatening situations.

The CERT Spring session will begin on Thursday, April 12 and will continue every Thursday evening through May 24, 2012.  The class time is 6 to 9 p.m. every Thursday.