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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.

    Play Soccer With The Pros

    On Saturday, March 17, 2007 the Michael Hoefflin Foundation will team with the Columbus Crew and the Soccer for Hope organization to offer two soccer clinics to improve the skills of local soccer players, coaches, and referees.  Both clinics will be held from 1:00 to 3:00pm at West Ranch High School, located at 26255 Valencia Boulevard.

    Purim Celebration At CBS

    Saturday, March 3, 2007

    Havdalah Service at 6:30 p.m.

    Megillah Reading and Spiel (Show) at 7:00 p.m.Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from extermination. This Purim, join Congregation Beth Shalom of the Santa Clarita Valley for a fun-filled reading of the Megillah – the story of Purim – featuring:

    Hart Girls Beat Foothill

    On Saturday evening in a game heard live on KHTS, the Hart Indians girls basketball team moved on to the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 1A playoffs, by defeating Foothill High School 50-44.  You can hear a semifinal game broadcast LIVE on KHTS, Tuesday beginning at 7:15pm.

    Kings Win In A Shootout

    On Saturday night, the Los Angeles Kings ended a seven-game home losing streak, by beating the Colorado Avalanche 6-5 in a shootout.  You can hear the Kings next game, Thursday at 7:30pm, when they will take on the Anaheim Ducks on KHTS.

    Smyth Wants Timely Spending Of Bond Money

    ImageAssemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, has announced that he is pushing for legislation that will ensure that the voter-approved transportation bond funding will be spent on projects that are primed and ready for immediate construction.“Last November, California voters gave the green light to issue record bond funding to address California’s long neglected infrastructure needs,” said Smyth.

    Event Highlights The Disabled In Movies

    On Thursday, March 1st, the Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee For Employment of Individuals with Disabilities will put on a special day where guests can enjoy lunch and hear from Danny Murphy, a disabled actor featured in There’s Something About Mary.   

    The story of Danny’s transition from corporate life to a successful career in acting will take center stage, and you can hear the lecture for free. If you would like to also have lunch, a $10 donation is needed.


    Traffic Alert: Roads Closed Due To Amgen

    The arrival of the Amgen Tour of California today will mean changing traffic patterns and temporary closures for affected streets on the west side of the City of  Santa Clarita.

    Print this copy out and use it to navigate around the closures!

    The Theatre Project/SCV To Host "Salon Series"

    On Friday evening, March 2nd, The Theatre Project/SCV is hosting a “de-lovely” evening saluting the works of Noel Coward and Cole Porter.

    Being held at the MacMillan Ranch home of Carl Goldman & Jeri Seratti-Goldman, this will be the first in a series of “Salon Performances” to encourage membership in THE CORPORATE 100, a core group of local businesses joined to support the creation of a new Santa Clarita Valley theatre company that will bring professional theatre close to home, with an emphasis on great Broadway musicals.


    Food Pantry Moves Beyond City Limits

    Recognizing the vast size of the Santa Clarita Valley and the needs of those who require help in getting food on the table—but live on the valley’s outskirts—the SCV Food Pantry has launched a food distribution site for families and qualified senior citizens in the Castaic/Val Verde area. 

    Beginning March 1, 2007, the Food Pantry will distribute food to Castaic/Val Verde residents in need on the first Thursday of each month.  The food is distributed at the Castaic Sports Complex at 31230 Castaic Road in Castaic from 10 am to 11:30 am.


    Appeal Filed In Henry Mayo Decision


    Smart Growth SCV, the main opposition to the proposed Henry Mayo Expansion plan, has appealed the Planning Commission's decision to recommend the plan for approval by the City Council. The following appeal was submitted with the $2,100 filing fee this week. 


    The following appeal letter is in its original form. Its contents reflect the position if its author, and not necessarily KHTS AM 1220 Radio.    


    February 21, 2007

    Mayor McLean and Members of the City Council

    City of Santa Clarita