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Santa Clarita News

Santa Clarita News

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    Kings Lose 5-3

    On Tuesday night, the Kings lost another game to the Calgary Flames 5-3. You can catch the next Kings game, Thursday night at 430pm on KHTS. 

    City Unveils Creative Way to Keep Newhall Clean

    Yesterday, the City put new trashcans along San Fernando Road through downtown Newhall. They weren’t ordinary trashcans however; they had a little bit of what you might call…flair.

    10 trashcans adorned with pieces of art now line the street, and its all part of an ongoing project to re-define downtown Newhall.

    TimBen Boydston Sworn Into Council

    A special city council meeting was held tonight to officially swear in TimBen Boydston to the city council.

    Boydston was flanked by his wife and daughter as he took the oath, and then took his seat alongside Bob Kellar.

    He thanked God, and his family, as well as the council who appointed him to serve as a placeholder.

    Smyth Appointed Vice Chair of Environmental Safety

    Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, today announced that he has been named Vice-Chair of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee for the 2007-08 legislative session.

    County Re-Directing Patrons of Burned Medical Building

    “Our office and County officials are working diligently to restore vital services to their clients,” said Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, in the wake of a devastating blaze which ravaged the Valencia Medical Building housing several County departments -- including the Department of Mental Health, Environmental Health, and the Tax Assessor’s office.

    City Starting New Program Aimed at Drunk Drivers

    More traffic enforcement and safer streets are coming to Santa Clarita in the coming years.  New equipment purchases and increased special traffic enforcement measures are on tap as a result of a recent $393,936 grant awarded to the City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. The City and Sheriff’s Department are dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through both enforcement and education.

    County Buys 10 Speed Control Trailers

    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will announce the purchase of 10 speed control trailers for the California Highway Patrol (CHP) which serve the unincorporated communities. 

    Funding for the trailers has been provided through a State grant.  The five Los Angeles County based CHP stations will receive two trailers a piece for traffic safety and enforcement duties.


    Fire Destroys Medical Office Building

    A Fire on Saturday night burned medical office buildings in Newhall. The building, which is on Peachland Avenue, consists of 2 stories, and an attic.

    The fire began in the attic and spread to a number off offices on the second floor.

    When firefighters arrived on scene, the flames were enough to warrant six hours worth of work, with over 100 men.

    In addition to the fire damage, water damage to the surrounding units is said to be extensive.

    Early estimates peg the damage at roughly four million. 

    Jon Dell

    State Football Champs To Get Parade

    The Canyon High School Cowboy football team, coaches and pep squad will be honored with a special parade this Thursday, December 21, 2006, beginning at 3 p.m. at Canyon High School, located at 19300 Nadal Street.  The parade will travel down Whites Canyon Road, ending at Sierra Vista Junior High School, at 19425 Stillmore Street, for a brief pep rally.

    Cowboy Festival in Top 5 of U.S. Festivals

    The Santa Clarita Valley’s Cowboy Festival was named by True West Magazine as one of the best cowboy festivals nationwide. The magazine, which provides hard-core western enthusiasts with the knowledge and information its readers need to enjoy their passion, awarded Santa Clarita’s cowboy festival for keeping the history, lifestyle, and Western authenticity alive.