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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.

    Cowboy Festival Saddles Up

    John Tabak hosts Along the Trail live from Melody Ranch

    ImageSaturday morning, John Tabak hosted his KHTS show "Along the Trail" live from the western streets of Melody Ranch Studios.


    Cowboy poetry and music went "on air" as the talented performers prepared to kick off the weekend.


    Juvenile Gang Members Could Be Tracked By GPS

    Senator Runner’s and Senator Dutton’s Legislation Will Help with Gang Suppression Efforts.

    ImageSenator George Runner’s (R-Antelope Valley) and Senator Bob Dutton’s (R-Rancho Cucamonga) legislation to increase the use of GPS monitoring of juvenile gang offenders passed Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday.

    I-5/Magic Mountain Update

    The city issued the following update regarding the area’s road work.

    The construction of the new water line by-pass on Magic Mountain Parkway west of The Old Road by Valencia Water is complete. In addition, the construction of two water lines by Castaic Lake Water Agency west of The Old Road on Magic Mountain Parkway is anticipated to be complete by the end of this month.

    Dodgers Fall To Padres 3-2

    In the second game in the three game series, the Dodgers were defeated by the San Diego Padres.The series will conclude tomorrow at 12:30 pm on Your Hometown Station, AM 1220, KHTS!

    The Dodgers Win 6-5

    On April 27th, the Dodgers came back to beat the Padres 6-5.  You can hear the next Dodger game live on your Hometown Station, on April 28th at 6:30pm.

    Power Lines Spark Anger Up Bouquet Canyon

    Alternate plan does more harm than good, say residents.

    As Edison plans on routing power lines down into Santa Clarita, the particular route they take was a hot topic to residents up Bouquet Canyon Road.


    Just a few miles past Plum Canyon Road, there live hundreds of residents in a naturally beautiful setting.


    When they heard that Edison was looking to bring imposing power line structures into their area, they quickly assembled a response.


    Harry Welch Wins Coach Of The Year

    Award comes after State Championship season.

     Harry Welch, the iconic head football coach of the Canyon Cowboys, has been named Coach of the Year by the California Coaches Association (CCA).  The CCA not only includes high school coaches but those from Division 1 college football and the NFL as well.

    Big Read Essay Winners

    Citywide contest yields some great writing from locals.

    The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to restore reading to the center of American culture, asks communities to come together to read and discuss one book.

    The book selected for the Santa Clarita Valley was Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Valencia Library, Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, and the Newhall Library were chosen to spearhead this event.


    From February - May 2007, a number of programs were scheduled to highlight the classic Fahrenheit 451.

    Barn Swallow Tails - Flash or Substance

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

    Wendy Langhans


    "Monster Mash" Singer Passes Away

    Bobby "Boris" Picket dead at age 69.


    In a sad day for Santa Clarita, Bobby "Boris" Picket has passed away due to complications regarding his battle with leukemia.


    Picket was best known for his classic Halloween song  "Monster Mash," which is still played throughout the country in October.