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Body Found On Roadside Of Angeles Crest Highway

khts_crime_genericAt approximately 5:15 Thursday morning, a passing motorist saw a body lying on the side of the roadway next to the guard rail on Angeles Crest Highway at mile marker 27.50.

Although detectives found ballistic evidence at the scene, the nature of the victim's injuries are unknown at this time.

Castaic Assemblyman Hopes To Help Troops Have Their Say In Elections

jeffgorellLegislation designed to reform California’s current antiquated voting process for military service members who are currently deployed overseas passed unanimously out of the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee today.

State Board Of Education Asks For Greater Flexibility With No Child Left Behind

CAStateBOEduclogoThe State Board of Education (SBE) today voted to seek a state-defined waiver of selected provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), which would allow the state to use its accountability system to focus improvement efforts on the lowest performing schools and provide schools greater flexibility over the use of federal funds.

McKeon Speaks To Sequestration Problem In Congress

BuckHeadshotRep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon took to the House Floor today, fighting to resolve the budget crisis that faces America’s military.  Because the "Super Committee" was unable to reach an agreement, men and women in uniform face a $500 billion cut next year.  Only immediate action by Congress and the President can avert that cut.

Valencia Tennis Team Advances To Second Round Of CIF Playoffs

khts_sportsThe Valencia boys tennis team is moving on in the CIF playoffs. The West Ranch and Saugus tennis teams didn’t make it out of the first round.

Valencia, behind the heroics of No. 3 singles player Chris Pope, beat West Covina, 15-3, in the first round of the Southern Section Division II playoffs.

May 9, 2012: Dodgers Defeat Giants, 6-2

In a game heard live on KHTS, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night, by a final score of 6-2. The Dodgers will be off Thursday, and back in action Friday versus Colorado- on AM-1220 KHTS at 6:30pm!

UPDATED: Compost Fire Continues To Burn, HazMat Called In

UPDATED 8:20 PM -The smell of smoke was strong across Santa Clarita Wednesday afternoon, as a compost fire continues to burn on the west side of Santa Clarita.

According to Los Angeles County Fire, the compost fire- called the Potrero Incident- is burning large piles of mulch near Potrero Canyon, west of Pico Canyon Road and Stevenson Ranch Parkway. Water drops were used off and on throughout the afternono.

Lost Your Tri-Cycle? Detectives Want To Talk With You

khts_crimeThe Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau held a press conference today in Whittier to locate owners of expensive bicycles taken in residential burglaries, including some in the Santa Clarita Valley.

City Council: The Rotation Myth And Putting People First


The Santa Clarita City Council has elected to put the people first, or at least closer to the front. And what about the mayoral rotation?



UPDATED: Acton Fire At 80% Containment, 126 Acres Burned


Wednesday, May 9,12:20 p.m.

Los Angeles County Fire is reporting 80 percent containment on the 126 acre fire that broke out around 4 p.m. Tuesday in Acton.