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Santa Clarita News

Santa Clarita News

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    Sulpher Springs Rock Stars

    Students write and record their own music

    On May 16th, Sulphur Springs Community School 6th graders showcased their musical talent live on KHTS AM-1220. 

    They had recorded their own songs for a school project, and those songs, along with pictures from the event are available now in KHTS Around Town!

    I-5 Closures Through Wednesday

    Plan your trip around these lane closures on Interstate 5

    ImageSylmar/North San Fernando Valley – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes of the Golden State Freeway (I-5), as part of a $41.6-million project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle, (HOV), or carpool lanes, on northbound and southbound I-5 from State Route 118 to State Route 14:


    Renowned Scholarship Given To Local Student

    Dustin Walker receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship.

    Many may remember the name Jack Kent Cooke from his days when he owned the Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Redskins.

    A very successful man, Cooke was an avid promoter of education as a life long pursuit. Although his dreams of attaining a higher education were put on hold by his need to work full time during the depression, education was always something he believed in strongly.

    Birthday Surprise Gets Mistaken For Robbery

    Local man sees unintended consequence of surprise

    Friday afternoon, a local businessman was part of a scheme to show a co-worker a good time for her birthday. While the rest of her friends set up shop at Salt Creek Grill for a lunch, the man’s job was to drive the birthday girls around blindfolded.

    When they arrived at the mall he received a call telling him to kill time so he stopped by SCV Bank. The teller at the bank recognized the man, who was a customer.  A passerby, however, saw the blindfolded woman and called the Sheriff’s Department.

    Hispanic Business Expo

    Recap of Saturday’s event

    ImageOn Saturday, many businesses and educational institutions set up shop at the Santa Clarita Community Center for the second annual Hispanic Business Expo.

    The day was a great tool for those looking to advance their education or career. College of the Canyons was on hand to answer questions and to give out schedules of classes.

    Rally In Support Of Open Space Preservation District

    Ballots to be mailed on May 25th.

    ImageYesterday Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Laurene Weste and members of the citizens’ SCV Save Open Space Committee held a rally in support of the city’s proposal to create an Open Space Preservation District.  

    Providence Marketing Earns High Marks

    Three awards come to Providence team

    The Providence Marketing and Public Relations Department for our Service Area has again been recognized for its excellence marketing programs with the receipt of three awards in the recent Aster Awards competition, which is a national medical marketing awards program. The competition invites healthcare organizations and advertising agencies to compete against similarly sized competitors from across the nation.


    The awards received by Providence include:


    Hepatitis Vaccinations For Food Workers Could Be Reality

    Mandatory Hepatitis A vaccinations being pushed by County board

    To counter legal roadblocks preempting the County from imposing mandatory Hepatitis A vaccinations for food service workers, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich’s motion to sponsor State legislations amending the California Retail Food Code to mandate such vaccinations for public health. 


    Two City Planning Projects Highlighted

    Los Angeles Section of the American Planning Association gives kudos to SCV.

    The City of Santa Clarita received two honors from the Los Angeles Section of the American Planning Association (APA) and will be recognized at a ceremony at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, CathedralPlaza on Tuesday, June 12th.


    Gorman Brush Fire Update

    A large brush fire is currently burning in the Gorman area.

    As of Sunday afternoon, 200 fire fighters are trying to fight the fire which has burned over 2,500 acres.

    There have been 3,000 people evacuated. There is no concern for traffic on the I-5 North and South. As of Sunday afternoon, the fire is about 80% contained, with the hope that it will be 100% contained by 6:00pm Sunday night. The fire started on Saturday afternoon.