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Santa Clarita News

Santa Clarita News

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KHTS is a vibrant member of the community. Its broadcast signal reaches all of the Santa Clarita Valley and parts of the high desert communities located in the Antelope Valley.

    SCV's Use Of "Green Technology" Turns Heads

    State of the Art Transit Facility Receives Excellence in Transportation Award

    The City of Santa Clarita’s Transit Maintenance Facility received the 2007 Excellence in Transportation Award by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in the Transportation Related Facilities category.


    Hunger's Best Defense Is Food

    Hunger Defense Fund holds “Hunger Awareness Day”

    On Tuesday, June 5th, the Hunger Defense Fund is inviting Santa Clarita to stop by their offices in Canyon Country for National Hunger Awareness Day. From 1:00 to 4:00pm, they’ll be giving out free hot dogs, hamburgers and sodas.


    Donations to the Hunger Defense Fund are also always welcome, but not a requirement.

    This coincides with two fundraising events in Santa Clarita that day that KHTS is sponsoring.


    SCV Sheriff's Station Looks Into Complaints

    County Report brings attention to how department handles citizens’ complaints.

    Special Counsel Merrick J. Bobb, along with staff at the Police Assessment Resource Center released an April report that looked into six LA County Sheriff’s Stations: Century, Compton, Lakewood, Palmdale, Pico Rivera, and Santa Clarita.


    In the report, they analyzed the station’s response to citizen complaints, Unit Level Investigations, and they drew shooting and use of force tables.


    Congressional Art Winner For 2007

    Laura Peskay’s “Vintage Lady” to be displayed in Washington DC.

    Domestic Violence Center To Host Golf Tournament

    Programs help local women and families

    On Monday, July 30th the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley will host their inaugural Golf Tournament at Robinson Ranch Golf Course.  Bob Kellar, City of Santa Clarita City Council Member, and Chris Fall, Immediate Past Chair of the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce, have been named honorary co-chairs of the event set to kick-off with a shotgun start at 10:00am.


    Weekend Jam Packed With Events

    Whether you’re looking to make a difference, get information, or be entertained, there are a lot of choices this weekend in Santa Clarita

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be making two presentations on Saturday at Rio VistaSchool. They are designed to teach parents what to look for in their children’s lives, and how to combat issues relating to their child’s well being.


    The first presentation will be about gangs and graffiti. The second will address bullying and internet safety.


    Common Yucca - Our Version Of A Shopping Mall

    Nature in Santa Clarita…it’s not what you look at but what you see.

    -Wendy Langhans 

    COC - Canyon Country Picks Dean

    Dena Maloney is the College’s choice.

    ImageAs the opening date for the College of the Canyon’s new Canyon Country campus rapidly approaches, the school’s board picked Dena Maloney to lead it.


    Maloney is a long time administrator from College of the Canyons, and this morning on KHTS AM-1220, she expressed excitement about her new job.


    CHP Set To Nab Speeders In Stevenson Ranch

    Complaints prompt crackdown

    To improve traffic flow and public safety for the Stevenson Ranch community, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a speed restrictions and radar speed enforcement on Pico Canyon Road between Whispering Oaks Road and Chiquella Lane, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.


    Bike To Work Day In Santa Clarita

    Residents huff and puff their way to work.


    If ever there was a motivation to live close to where you work, this would be it! Bike to Work Day was today in Santa Clarita, and it saw many take to the streets by way of two wheeled transport.