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Santa Clarita News

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    Rolex Thief Caught

    Stolen Rolex recovered in joint department investigation


    ImageDetectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's Burglary and Theft Team arrested a burglary suspect at his Winnetka home Tuesday. The suspect, MW/18, was wanted in connection with a burglary incident which occurred at the Ben Bridge Jewelers in the Westfield Town Center on April 9th, 2007.

    City Celebrate's Arbor Day

    Neighborhood Leaf-Out Program Shows Residents Importance of Trees


    The City of Santa Clarita is encouraging residents of all ages to attend the 18th Annual Arbor Day Celebration at Central Park on Saturday, May 19, 2007.  The event, which will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., is free of charge and serves to educate residents about the benefits of trees as part of the world-recognized Arbor Day holiday. 

    Dodgers Top Cardinals 5-4

    On Wednesday night, the Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4, in the final game of a three-game series. You can hear the opening game of the Freeway Series between that Dodgers and Angeles, Friday night beginning at 6:30pm, LIVE on KHTS.

    1 Million More Cups Of Coffee Sent To Troops

    Albertsons, Ralphs and Sam’s Club to carry  Patriot Blend coffee for 2007 Patriotic Drive

    Providence Saint Joseph Gets $1-million Check

    Gift to be Used to Help Build The Roy and Patricia Disney Cancer Center

    The Walt Disney Company Foundation presented a $1- million check to Raul Mena, MD, medical director of cancer services at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, in honor of T. J. Baptie, who recently retired as the company’s vice president of community relations for Disney Worldwide Outreach. The check presentation was made during a special ceremony held May 10, on the Disney campus in Burbank.


    DISARM Sweep Nets $1 Million In Drugs

    Success continues with program.

    On May 10, 2007, D.I.S.A.R.M officers paired with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Community Oriented Multi-agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (COMNET) recovered 1,448 lbs of marijuana and one ounce of methamphetamine during a warrant search of a probationer’s household in Huntington Park, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. 


    Record Number Of Seniors Expected To Graduate

    Several ceremonies scheduled. 

    The Hart District is once again expecting a record number of seniors to graduate, in ceremonies running from June 4 to 8 across the valley.


    The district currently lists 3380 seniors, compared to only 3060 seniors at the same time last year. This year’s graduation exercises are scheduled as follows:


    Monday, June 4 – Valencia High School, 7:30 p.m. at College of the Canyons.


    Tuesday, June 5 – Hart High School, 7 p.m. at COC; Learning Post, 6:30 p.m., Hart Auditorium.


    Signal Publisher Budman Resigns

    Richard Budman is no longer with Santa Clarita’s newspaper.

    In a shocking bit of news for Santa Clarita, Signal Publisher Richard Budman has resigned.


    Budman was a vocal figure in Santa Clarita both behind the scenes and in the public eye, as head of Santa Clarita’s newspaper.


    Calls to the Signal were not immediately returned.  

    Local Reps Sound Off On Governor's Budget Revision

    Hear the mixed reviews from our elected officials.

    As Governor Schwarzenegger released his May budget revision, many State Senators and Assemblyman immediately issued statements that shared their thoughts on it.


    Below are the statements issued by our local representatives Senator George Runner, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, and Lancaster Assemblywoman Sharon Runner, all Republicans.  


    Sen. George Runner:

    Saturday's Bone Marrow Drive Waives Fees

    Residents invited to join the Bone Marrow Registry.

    This Saturday, Mothers Fighting For Others will be holding a Bone Marrow Drive in the Ralphs parking lot on McBean Parkway and Decoro.  


    The drive is in memory of Trevor Kott, a little boy who passed away from AML, a rare form of Leukemia.


    Usually, a fee of $52 is charged to join the Bone Marrow Registry; however, as a part of this drive, that fee will be waived.


    All are welcome, and patrons are encouraged to come in groups.