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The SCV Food Pantry needs volunteers to help with this year's NALC (National Association of Letter Carriers) Food Drive.  Ages 14 and older can help "Stamp Out Hunger" on Saturday, May 10th from 2:00-6:30pm.  The food received from this food drive allows us to continue to provide supplemental food to our neighbors in need during the summer months when the need is the highest as children are out of school and eating all their meals at home.  Help us help others...please call 255.9078 or check our  Letter Carriers Food Drive page under Events for more information. 

Thank you for visiting the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry online.

Our mission is to alleviate hunger throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.  We accomplish this with a dynamic group of volunteers who source donations, package nutritious food to stretch a family's food supply and distribute that food to qualifying residents of the SCV.

Our ultimate goal is to meet the current and future hunger needs of our neighbors in need and ensure self-sufficiency through active partnerships with other organizations throughout the community.

Whether you're seeking assistance or considering ways to help your neighbors in need, you've come to the right place!  If you have any questions or suggestions, please don't hesitate to contact me.

       

        Belinda Crawford

        Executive Director

 661.255.9078      *      661.255.2331 fax       *       info@scvfoodpantry.org

KHTS Radio - Local News

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:27:41 -0400 -

The Hart district could be opening Castaic High School in 2017-18, two years later than originally anticipated, according to district officials, who expressed concern over the permitting process. The discussion came during the regularly scheduled updates on Castaic High School at the regularly scheduled board meeting. “Right now, it’s appearing to us that 2016 is not going to happen, we’re working with the county right now on updating that date,” said Gail Pinsker, Hart district spokeswoman, noting the concerns were brought to light at Wednesday night’s board meeting. While commending the job of Ben Rodriguez, chief operating officer for the district, board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine mentioned bureaucratic obstacles, which have been frustrating school officials.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:57:11 -0400 -

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials spoke with parents for two hours Wednesday night at Santa Clarita City Hall, discussing sexting, social media, cyberbullying and other online activity children take part in

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:16:32 -0400 -

Real Life Church will screen the international Leadercast conference in May, broadcast from Atlanta, Ga. Leaders from around the world, like Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel laureate, and Laura Bush, former First Lady, will be speaking.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:52:54 -0400 -

The first crime reports have been released for April 14 through 20 in Canyon Country, Castaic, Gorman, Saugus and Stevenson Ranch. Know what's happening in your community.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:44:49 -0400 -

In less than a month, the Amgen Tour of California will ride into the Santa Clarita Valley. In the week leading up to the race, the city has several family-friendly cycling events planned, including a community bike ride and the annual Bike to Work Day.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:46:02 -0400 -

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies are seeking the public's help in identifying a pickpocketing and identity theft suspect

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:15:13 -0400 -

The Valencia baseball team is on a roll and tied for first place in the Foothill League standings.

The Vikings beat Hart, 10-6, and won its sixth Foothill League game in a row.

Valencia jumped out to an 8-1 lead in the second inning. Chad Bible was 3-for-3 with a home run and scored four runs. Hunter Holland hit a three-run home run in the second inning.

The Vikings collected 13 hits in the game.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:01:05 -0400 -

The 2014 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival has grown in popularity and has attracted people from all over the state. Parking for the Cowboy Festival is simple and efficient. Although there is no on-site parking at the Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio, attendees are told to park at the shuttle site on the 13th Street and Railroad Avenue.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:56:09 -0400 -

The 2014 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is not only a great attraction for Santa Clarita residents, but individuals from all over the state make their way into town as well.

Over the 20 year period from which the Cowboy Festival started, it has grown in popularity. People from all over the state look forward to this unique experience and it is no wonder how they attract over 10,000 visitors per year.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:47:48 -0400 -

The 2014 Cowboy Festival, one of the biggest events located in Santa Clarita, attracts over 10,000 visitors every single year. Visitors have a chance to take a tour of the Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio, which is only open to the public specifically for the Cowboy Festival.

At the Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio, people can tour through some of Santa Clarita’s most filmed locations.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:11:59 -0400 -

In a game heard live on KHTS Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Philadelphia Phillies by a final score of 5-2. Tune in Friday evening for our next Dodgers broadcast against the Colorado Rockies! Pregame starts at 6:30 p.m., on AM-1220 KHTS!.

 

 

 

 

Final Score

Dodgers: 5

Phillies: 2

 

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:32:52 -0400 -

In this week’s Santa Clarita Outdoor Report, Wendy Langhans tells us more on the extirpation or local extinction of Gray Wolves in California, and the possible comeback with a “Day Tripper Wolf” known as OR7.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:17:46 -0400 -

To kick off the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival this weekend, Santa Clarita Public Library officials held Cowboy and Cowgirl Day at the Valencia branch on Wednesday. Cowboy and Cowgirl Day

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:45:37 -0400 -

Looking for fun things to do in Santa Clarita? Check out these Santa Clarita events: Action Family Foundation “SCV Drug Takeback”, Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, California Poppy Festival, Assistance League 5K Run/Walk, YMCA “Healthy Kids Day”, and much more!



Action Family Foundation “SCV Drug Takeback”
Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival 2014
California Poppy Festival
Assistance League “5K Run/Walk”
YMCA “Healthy Kids Day
“Helping Hands Day Of Service”
SCPAC “Robert Irvine, Live”
And More…And Upcoming…

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:11:15 -0400 -

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials introduced a rate-hike proposal they’re hoping to have approved by June, district officials said Wednesday. At the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board meeting, district staffers pitched fee increases of approximately $17 per year over the next six years, said Dave Bruns, assistant head of financial management for the Sanitation Districts. The district, which provides wastewater and solid waste management throughout Los Angeles County, is being mandated by the state to lower amount of chloride, or salt, in water flowing downstream to Ventura County from local treatment plants. The cost of the new infrastructure necessary to remove the salt is expected to cost upward of $250 million, which is the reason behind the rate increase being discussed, Bruns said.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:16:21 -0400 -

The 2014 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival will ride into the Santa Clarita Valley this weekend at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio with four stages of all-star entertainment and a new look.Trick roper Dave Thornbury will appear at the 2014 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:10:36 -0400 -

FYI, an A&E network, is casting for the pilot of a new show "Backyard Makeover," which will start filming in June. They are looking for families in Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County who have overgrown backyards.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:00:25 -0400 -

Get the latest marketing tips and techniques for Santa Clarita small businesses from Facebook Marketing Expert Anthony Franck, ‘Learn Facebook Secrets’ guest speaker

By Stephen K. Peeples

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:49:04 -0400 -

Santa Clarita Valley crime statistics and trends between the first three months of 2013 and 2014 have been released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Five-year increases or decreases were also included.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:39:02 -0400 -

Santa Clarita residents of all faiths and perspectives can come together for a prayer circle May 1 on the National Day of Prayer.

Members of the Santa Clarita Valley Interfaith Council, which has representatives from a variety of religions, are holding their annual National Day of Prayer Interfaith Prayer Circle, council officials announced Wednesday. 

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:25:10 -0400 -

The West Ranch softball team beat Saugus, 2-1, and is in sole possession of first place in the Foothill League standings.

The Wildcats scored a run in the sixth inning to tie the score, 1-1. They took the lead in the seventh inning to win the game.

West Ranch is 3-0 in the Foothill League. Saugus dropped to 2-1.

The Valencia softball team shut out Canyon, 12-0. The Vikings scored eight runs in the second inning to take a 9-0 lead.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:28:58 -0400 -

Starting as a small, family-oriented school to support a growing Mandarin-speaking community, the SCV Chinese School now teaches the language to hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley families. “When we started, most of the students were Chinese families with (Chinese) heritage,” said Jinghong Li, 53, of Santa Clarita. “Now, it’s more mainstream, students with families who recognize the benefits of learning this language and see its future importance." Li, who’s the school’s executive director and founding principal, is an engineer by trade who earned a master’s degree at the University of Virginia, came to the Santa Clarita Valley more than 20 years ago to work with 3D printing, after teaching at the University of Dayton. Li saw the need in his own family as well as others, he said, when he opened the school five years ago.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:54:40 -0400 -

Another DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint is planned for Friday, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., somewhere in the Santa Clarita Valley. The Sheriff's Station conducts DUI checkpoints to deter impaired driving and raise awareness.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:16:09 -0400 -

In a game heard live on KHTS Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Kings lose to the San Jose Sharks by a final score of 4-3 in Overtime. The Kings now trail the Sharks 3-0 in a 7 game series. Tune in Thursday night for our next Kings game. Pregame starts at 7pm, on AM-1220 KHTS!

 

 

 

 

Final Score, Overtime:

Kings: 3

Sharks: 4

 

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:39:28 -0400 -

A Newhall man arrested Saturday was released Tuesday, after the district attorney dropped charges against him

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:37:15 -0400 -

Wendy Hassenpflug, owner of Vayu Yoga®, shares tips on how to live life healthier, happier and more completely.

By Wendy Hassenpflug, MS, E-RYT

Shift your perspective, view life in a different manner, and quite literally, turning yourself upside-down with an inversion practice.

People have been experiencing the benefits of inverting for years, decades, and even centuries.  Studies show that an inversion practice can positively impact both the body and mind.  

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:15:06 -0400 -

Santa Clarita City Council members are set to approve Tuesday a new five-year contract likely to include more than $21 million of service from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is how services for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is funded. And the process that funds the Santa Clarita Valley’s law enforcement is part of about a yearlong negotiation, said Capt. Rick Mouwen of the Sheriff’s Department’s Contract Law Enforcement Bureau. The Sheriff’s Department finishes its previous five-year contract with the city of Santa Clarita in June, which is what prompted the negotiation process.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:12:53 -0400 -

Acton and Agua Dulce residents who own a dog or cat should be aware that the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will conduct a field licensing enforcement, starting on May 7.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:31:32 -0400 -

A motion by Supervisor Michael Antonovich to install a new crosswalk on Chase Avenue for Pico Canyon Elementary was approved by the Los Angeles County Board Tuesday. The school will also receive a crossing guard at Stevenson Ranch Parkway and Chase Ave.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:18:15 -0400 -

With the help of monetary and in-kind donations, Carousel Ranch has raised enough money to build a shade structure over their main arena. Construction on the roof of the structure began Tuesday, and the arena will open again in three weeks.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:39:11 -0400 -

More than 80,000 volunteers are expected to extend a helping hand to support West Coast communities on Saturday.


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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:00:00 -0400 -

Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival 2014 Preview: How the Famed Movie Ranch Rescued the first Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival after the Northridge Earthquake

By Stephen K. Peeples

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:41:18 -0400 -

Soroptimist International of the Americas Camino Real Region will install Santa Clarita Valley resident Dora Zavala as its new governor on Saturday during ceremonies at its 2014 Spring Conference to be held in Valencia.Soroptimist International of the Americas Camino Real Region Governor-elect Dora Zavala.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:58:12 -0400 -

The West Ranch and Saugus softball teams meet today in a battle for first place in the Foothill League standings.

West Ranch and Saugus are tied for first place with 2-0 records. West Ranch is coming off a 9-4 win over Canyon. Saugus beat Hart in its last game, 12-1.

The game is at Saugus. First pitch is at 3:15.


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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:31:34 -0400 -

Valencia Nissan gave a free car to Valencia High junior Taylor Morrison as part of a partnership with the Hart district to reward students for their efforts

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:26:17 -0400 -

In a game heard live on KHTS Monday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers lose to the Philadelphia Phillies by a final score of 7-0. Tune in Wednesday for our next Dodgers broadcast against the Phillies! Pregame starts at 6:30 p.m., on AM-1220 KHTS!.



Final Score
Dodgers: 0, Phillies: 7

 

Los Angeles Dodgers on your Hometown Station AM 1220 KHTS. 

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:37:02 -0400 -

Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station contract and several pieces of legislation

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:45:27 -0400 -

The state Department of Water Resources raised it's water allocation from zero to five percent for agencies that contract with the State Water Project. The new allocation, due to recent storms, is not expected to have a significant impact on the drought.

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:30:45 -0400 -

Santa Clarita residents have the opportunity to help prevent prescription-drug abuse among teens and adults alike by turning in their unused or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal at Henry Mayo Hospital on Saturday.


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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:33:33 -0400 -

This spring and summer, the College of the Canyons Chancellor's Circle and Community Education are offering learning opportunities for business owners and junior high students. Check out the Chancellor's Breakfast Briefing and the Summer Institute.

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:11:19 -0400 -

A Metro proposed deal to bring three electronic billboards to Santa Clarita has spurred a referendum and a few weekend disputes across the city

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:01:00 -0400 -

In a positive sign for the real estate market, housing starts picked up in March. Although not as much as expected, the increase was welcome news for a market that has not seen growth in recent months as so many experts has predicted would occur. 

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:25:21 -0400 -

Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival officials are holding auditions May 17 for this year’s production, SCSF officials announced Monday.


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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:08:16 -0400 -

More whole grains, gluten and the worst nutritional advice exposed by functional nutrition expert Dr. Thomas Polucki, Santa Clarita’s Five Star Chiropractor.

By Dr. Thomas Polucki 

More whole grains may be the worst nutritional advice ever given to the American population.

We've heard for over 50 years... Eat more whole grains. And why not? Grains are cheap, easy to store and process into just about any type of convenient food like:

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:49:42 -0400 -

The Hart baseball team made quick work of Canyon to stay in first place in the Foothill League standings.

Hart scored five runs in the first inning and cruised to a 7-2 win over Canyon.

Dayton Provost hit a home run and scored two runs for Hart. Cody Miller went 2-for-3, drove in two runs and extended his hitting streak to seven games.

Hart is all alone in first place in the Foothill League with a 6-1 record. Canyon dropped to 1-6.

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:11:33 -0400 -
The Los Angeles Kings lost to the San Jose Sharks by a final score of 7-2. Stay tuned for live stats and updates throughout the entire Kings' post season. Tune in Tuesday at 6:30pm as the Kings face the Sharks again on AM-1220 KHTS!

 

 

 

 

 

 



Final Score
Kings: 2, Sharks: 7

 

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:46:48 -0400 -

Santa Clarita buisiness leaders visited China with Supervisor Antonovich in early Apr. for trade and investment mission.

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:32:45 -0400 -

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks by a final score of 4-1. Stay tuned for live stats and updates throughout the entire Dodgers' season. Tune in Monday at 6:30pm as the Dodgers play the Philadelphia Phillies in the first match of the four-game series, live on AM-1220 KHTS.

Final Score
Dodgers: 4, Diamondbacks: 1

 

Los Angeles Dodgers on your Hometown Station AM 1220 KHTS. 

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:57:19 -0400 -

Coca Cola Night at Kern County Raceway Park saw a diverse mix of races with David Mayhew storming to a convincing win in the NASCAR Pro Late Models while the inaugural race for the 911 Racing Series went to Detective Josh Stephens

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:19:45 -0400 -

Santa Clarita karate school, Zanshin Shotokan Karate, competed in Fullerton, CA last Sunday with all 9 team members finishing in the top three of their events.

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:56:27 -0400 -

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks by a final score of 8-6. Stay tuned for live stats and updates throughout the entire Dodgers' season. Tune in Sunday at 12:30pm as the Dodgers play the Diamondbacks in the final match of the three-game series, live on AM-1220 KHTS.

Final Score
Dodgers: 8, Diamondbacks: 6

 

Los Angeles Dodgers on your Hometown Station AM 1220 KHTS. 

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:32:55 -0400 -

An altercation between a signature gatherer and a customer occurred Saturday at a Walmart in Canyon Country, according to Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station officials.

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:20:30 -0400 -

The Kern County Raceway Park is set to host Coca Cola Night on Saturday, which will include races with NASCAR Pro Late Models, NASCAR Mini Stocks, Street Stocks, Mini Dwarfs and the new 911 Series.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:34:52 -0400 -

For nine weeks, Tiffany Bong of Universoul Hip Hop has been working with 6th grade students at Peachland and Wiley Canyon Elementary Schools. On Friday, several dance crews from each school performed in front of professional hip hop dancers.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:59:08 -0400 -

Winners of the 2014 “cArt aRt” competition were announced by city of Santa Clarita officials on Friday.Grand Prize: "Recycle Tron"

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:25:44 -0400 -

Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson each received a tile in Newhall's Walk of Western Stars Thursday, during a special induction ceremony. It was part of the "Rockin' Rodeo"-themed SENSES block party and a kick off to the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:02:42 -0400 -

The Los Angeles Dodgers are facing the Arizona Diamondbacks live on your hometown station. Stay tuned for live stats and updates throughout the game. Tune in Saturday at 4:30pm as the Dodgers play the Diamonbacks in game two of the three-part series, live on AM-1220 KHTS!

 

Current Score
Dodgers: 0, Diamondbacks: 1


Los Angeles Dodgers on your Hometown Station AM 1220 KHTS. 

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:24:06 -0400 -

The crime reports are in for April 7 through April 13 in the Santa Clarita Valley. Know what's happening in your community.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:15:24 -0400 -

A segment of San Fernando Boulevard under Interstate-5 is scheduled to close permanently in mid-May, California Department of Transportation officials announced Friday.

The portion to be closed is a half-mile segment that crosses under I-5 between the Lincoln Street off-ramp on the east side of the freeway and the intersection of Lincoln Street and Victory Place on the west side. 

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:24:11 -0400 -

The West Ranch softball team needed a come-from-behind victory over Canyon to win its second Foothill League game of the season.

West Ranch beat Canyon, 9-4, scoring six runs in the sixth inning to take the lead.

Canyon was up 1-0 in the first inning and increased its lead to 4-2 in the third inning.

West Ranch improved to 2-0 in the Foothill League. Canyon dropped to 1-1.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:16:30 -0400 -

A Santa Clarita tax adviser is throwing his hat in the ring for the 25th Congressional District, seeking the seat held by Congressman Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, for more than 20 years. Troy Castagna, 37, of Saugus, who runs his business TC Financial, out of a Santa Clarita Valley office. Castagna acknowledged he was a relatively late-comer to the race, but also said he was spurred to run after finding out about who the presumptive front-runners were for the Republican Party.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:08:22 -0400 -

In a game heard live on KHTS Thursday night, the Los Angeles Kings lose to the San Jose Sharks by a final score of 6-3.

Tune in Sunday night for our next Kings game, Away against the San Jose Sharks! Game starts at 7:00pm, on AM-1220 KHTS!

 


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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:49:40 -0400 -

A Palmdale man received a 70-year sentence for a 2013 Newhall bank robbery this week, after testimony from family members about his troubled childhood

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:56:37 -0400 -

Suicide often carries a stigma with it, but College of the Canyons wants to help remove that stigma and encourage open discussion among students with the Suicide Prevention and Awareness Event on April 29 and 30.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:33:56 -0400 -

Metro officials will delay the approval of a billboard proposal for 30 days, pending the outcome of a referendum petition being circulated, which is in the signature-gathering phase

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:35:33 -0400 -

Ride the mechanical bull, try out western food vendors and listen to band Highway Starr at the "Rockin' Rodeo" SENSES block party on Main Street from 7 to 10 p.m Thursday.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:03:39 -0400 -

Local, county and state government and Santa Clarita business leaders gathered at the new Board of Equalization Santa Clarita District Office on Thursday, for a ribbon cutting ceremony with BOE Board Member George Runner.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:41:38 -0400 -

In a game heard live on KHTS Thursday, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat to the San Francisco Giants by a final score of 2-1. Tune in tomorrow afternoon for our next Dodgers game, away against the Arizonia Diamondbacks! Pregame starts at 6:30 p.m., on AM-1220 KHTS!.

 

 


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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:30:07 -0400 -

The Valencia baseball team pulled off the comeback of the season against West Ranch and won its fourth Foothill League game in a row.

The Vikings scored six runs in the seventh inning to win the game, 7-6.

Devin Davis knocked in the winning run with a two-out double. He was 3-for-5 in the game and scored two runs.


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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:12:56 -0400 -

In a game heard live on KHTS Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the San Francisco Giants by a final score of 2-1. Tune in tomorrow afternoon for our next Dodgers game against the San Francisco Giants! Pregame starts at 12 p.m. The broadcast will begin at 3 p.m. on AM-1220 KHTS!.

 

 

 

 

 

Final Score:

Dodgers: 1

Giants: 2

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:33:36 -0400 -

This week’s SCV Outdoor Report by Wendy Langhans tells us the difference between extinct and extirpated.  Passenger pigeons, dinosaurs, gray wolves: vanished from earth or gone from a region?

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:14:32 -0400 -

A longtime Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit providing equestrian therapy classes to disabled and special needs children began construction on the creation of a long-awaited covered arena, officials said Wednesday.


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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:04:02 -0400 -

Looking for fun things to do in Santa Clarita? Check out these Santa Clarita events: Easter Celebrations at Santa Clarita Churches, City of Santa Clarita Splash & Dash Egg Hunt and Eggstravaganza, Hypnosis With Abi, COC Job & Career Fair and KHTS Virtual Job Fair,  and much more.




Santa Clarita Churches “Easter Celebrations”
City Of Santa Clarita “Splash & Dash Egg Hunt”
City Of Santa Clarita “Eggstravaganza”
Canyon Theatre Guild “Damn Yankees” & “Clarissa’s Closet”
Hypnosis With Abi “The Mental Bank”
College Of The Canyons “Job & Career Fair” And KHTS “Virtual Job Fair”
And More…And Upcoming…

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:30:03 -0400 -

A Santa Clarita Valley mother and education advocate is looking to unite parents seeking help with their children’s educational plan with an online community, she said in an interview with KHTS AM-1220.Hadassah Lynn Foster, of Newhall, started a group on meetup.com called “The SCV IEP & 504 Plan Improvement Project: Making It Work!” The first meeting is April 29. “I think there is a national groundswell, I think it’s just starting, to really push to help parents to develop communities around these topics,” said Foster. Foster, a Newhall resident, has experience as a parent with IEPs, or Individualized Educational Program, through Santa Clarita Valley school districts, and through her business, H and H Associates, which helps parents address concerns about their student’s education.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:19:26 -0400 -

The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society is offering tours of two private rose gardens at the homes of members, Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society officials announced Wednesday.

These private gardens will be open to the public on May 4 only, and Santa Clarita residents can bring friends and family for free admission and light refreshments, event officials said.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:09:24 -0400 -

The newest talk show on the KHTS airwaves seeks to help listeners live life fully and vibrantly. Wendy Hassenpflug of Vayu Yoga hosts "Vibrant Living" on the second and third Tuesday of the month. Her inaugural show was on April 8.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:13:59 -0400 -

A Castaic woman accused of setting her own home ablaze on New Year’s Day was in court to have a preliminary hearing scheduled, according to an official with the District Attorney’s Office.


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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:00:22 -0400 -

In just a few months, it will be time again for Santa Clarita's annual Concerts in the Park, at Central Park. Running July 12 through Aug. 30, the concerts will feature local talent and nationally known bands. Check out the full lineup.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:57:06 -0400 -

Officials with the District Attorney’s Office dropped a child molestation-annoyance charge against a Legacy Christian Academy teacher Wednesday. Carl Astrera, 35, of Panorama City, was in court for a preliminary arraignment, where he was expected to file his plea to the charge, when Laura Knight Jackson, deputy district attorney for Los Angeles County moved to dismiss the charge. Astrera was arrested around noon Feb. 28 at the private Christian school on the 27600 Block of Dickason Drive in Valencia.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:59 -0400 -

The Master’s College baseball team beat Bethesda, 9-3, and won its fifth game in a row.

The Mustangs, ranked No. 12 in the NAIA, scored three runs in the first inning and built a 7-1 lead in the third inning. Bethesda is ranked No. 17 in the NAIA.


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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:09:55 -0400 -

 

In a game heard live on KHTS Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers lose to the San Francisco Giants by a final score of 3-2. Tune in tomorrow afternoon for our next Dodgers game, away against the San Francisco Giants! Pregame starts at 6:30 p.m., on AM-1220 KHTS!.


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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:20:08 -0400 -

Preferred Care at Home Santa Clarita provides several levels of in-home service to elderly clients and their families, offering assistance with simple tasks like shopping or housework or more comprehensive round-the-clock care.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:27:48 -0400 -

Two Santa Clarita Valley court cases had hearings Tuesday at Los Angeles County Superior Court in San Fernando.


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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:29:59 -0400 -

Courtesy | Kern County Raceway

Brian Richardson kicked off the NASCAR CITGO Lubricants Late Model season in a big way, sweeping both 35 lap features at Bakersfield's Kern County Raceway Park during Monster Energy Night. The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series opener also saw wins by Chris Dalton, Brandon Weaver, and Tyler Bannister.


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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:56:32 -0400 -

The state's Board of Equalization opened a Santa Clarita district office on Magic Mountain Parkway

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:36:34 -0400 -

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are seeking a suspect in connection with fraud and forgery charges in the case of a Santa Clarita man who had debit card, checks and other financial information taken from his mailbox. The theft was reported in February, and Sheriff’s Station officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in the reported crimes. The suspect reportedly forged and deposited checks into his bank account using an ATM and the victim’s stolen debit card. Once the checks were deposited, the suspect would then reportedly withdraw cash via an ATM prior to the forged checks being returned as insufficient funds.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:11:09 -0400 -

Ghisan Omar Monsour, 28, of Oakland, was killed Monday night on Interstate 5 after he collided into the rear end of a tractor trailer. Hugo Torres, 34, of Inglewood, who was driving the truck, had stopped in the #3 lane because of construction.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:59:03 -0400 -

The votes for the Santa Clarita City Council race have been tallied and Dante Acosta claimed the third seat Tuesday.


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He joins Mayor Laurene Weste and Mayor Pro Tem Marsha McLean on the dais to cap only his second try in the political arena.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:28:58 -0400 -

In preparation for a public hearing on the Los Angeles County budget proposal, the full text of the proposal is now available online. The budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15 will be voted on in June.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:45:40 -0400 -

The Hart and West Ranch baseball teams moved up a notch in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 poll.

West Ranch is ranked No. 4. The Wildcats take on Valencia in a Foothill League game on Wednesday.

Hart moved up to No. 5. The Indians play Canyon on Wednesday.

The Santa Clarita Christian baseball team is No. 1 in the Southern Section Division 7 poll for the third week in a row.

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:09:50 -0400 -

By Cary Quashen | Action Family Counseling

This April Action Family Counseling Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers is joining with The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and millions of Americans to participate in Alcohol Awareness Month, a national effort to educate the public about the problem of underage drinking and its consequences.

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:02:24 -0400 -

Stress-related illness expert reveals lifesaving tips on managing stress through diet and exercise, so you can get a grip on stress before it gets a grip on you. 

By Dr. Thomas Polucki 

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:18:48 -0400 -

KHTS AM-1220 was made aware last week of a scam letter that claims to be from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The scam involves a faxed letter that asks businesses to fill out a "financial information release form." The DOT is addressing the issue.

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:08:52 -0400 -

A longtime Santa Clarita resident has published her second book, titled, “Couple Corners: 52 Faithful Choices for a More Joy-Filled Marriage,” officials announced Monday.


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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:08:49 -0400 -

A Santa Clarita Valley man convicted of a murder in Indiana more than 45 years ago is due back in court in May on charges he drugged and raped a woman in Acton

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:01:13 -0400 -

Santa Clarita City Council candidates Alan Ferdman and Dante Acosta might be able to relate to the famous Yogi Berra saying “deja vu all over again” more than most. After tens of thousands of dollars in expenditures, months of campaigning and a very long election night, they’re still in the same spot they were in Tuesday. “It’s like waiting for the election date again,” Ferdman said, in an interview at the KHTS AM-1220 newsroom Friday. “I have to stay positive, and this time I have a little bit of a hurdle to get over.”

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:00:00 -0400 -

Officials from the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center are planning their fifth annual Splash and Dash Egg Hunt 2014 for Santa Clarita children, event officials announced Monday.

“It’s the first day of the season that our water slide pool is open to the public,” said Stephanie Dunn, program specialist at the center. “It’s a fun way for kids to celebrate spring and do a fun activity in the pool. It’s been really popular and has grown every year.”

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:53:21 -0400 -

"The Real Side" with Joe Messina returns to the KHTS airwaves on Monday at 2 p.m., after a brief hiatus. The national political talk show discusses social problems and hot button issues and has listeners in 42 states.

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:18:26 -0400 -

A 17-year-old motocross rider who died after a motocross crash in 2012 is being honored by friends and family at the annual Donate Life Run/Walk on April 26, family members said Monday.


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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:58:13 -0400 -

Searching for a colorful assortment of festive Easter eggs packed full of candy or other treats is a well-known childhood tradition for the upcoming Easter holiday, which falls on April 20 this year.

Santa Clarita parents searching for egg hunts to take their children to don’t need to look any further. Here is a complete list of Easter egg hunts in Santa Clarita for 2014: