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1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
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Teen Rider Succumbs to Injuries from Crash at Rowher Flats
Monday, Feb 10, 2014

[KHTS] – A 16-year-old from Ojai died Sunday from injuries sustained in an off-roading mishap at Rowher Flats, according to the California Highway Patrol. The incident occurred around 11 a.m. in the Rowher Flats Off-Highway Vehicle riding area on Lookout Trail, according to a news release. The...

Rail Stop Near Burbank Airport Should Help SCV Commuters

[KHTS] – Metrolink will soon add an additional stop on the Antelope Valley Line connecting the Santa Clarita Valley to the Burbank Airport. The Antelope Valley Line runs from Lancaster to Los Angeles, and stops in downtown Burbank. Currently the fastest route to the Bob Hope Airport for Metrolink...

Wm. S. Hart Baseball-Softball Celebrates 60 Years
Saturday, Feb 8, 2014

[KHTS] – Generations of baseball and softball players came together Saturday morning to celebrate the 60th Anniversary Opening Day Ceremonies of the William S. Hart Baseball and Softball League. League President Arnie Durazo estimated about 2,000 people came to the ceremony, and predicted there...

Teens Remember Skateboarding Friend Killed in Collision
Monday, Feb 3, 2014

[KHTS] – A group of Santa Clarita teenagers organized a memorial meant to help their friend’s family at the Santa Clarita Skate Park on Saturday. Albert Castro, 18, died after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his skateboard Tuesday, Jan. 14, near Valencia Boulevard and The Old Road...

‘Cindy’ from Brady Bunch Discusses Work in SCV
Sunday, Feb 2, 2014

[KHTS] – The Brady Bunch’s youngest daughter, Cindy, played by Susan Olsen, stopped in the KHTS radio studio for the “Friday Matinee” show with T. Katz and George Cummings to discuss her experiences while teaching in the Santa Clarita Valley. The Santa Clarita resident, artist, actress...

Supes Tap OC Undersheriff to Step In for Baca
Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014

John Scott [KHTS] – The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors named Orange County Undersheriff John Scott to serve as L.A. County’s interim sheriff Tuesday. He starts Friday. The search for a new sheriff began after Sheriff Leroy “Lee” Baca announced his intention to retire by the end of the...

1 DUI Arrest at CHP Checkpoint, Sierra & Vasquez
Monday, Jan 27, 2014

[KHTS] – One person was arrested for driving under the influence and several citations were issued at a Friday-night checkpoint, said Officer John Lutz of the California Highway Patrol’s Newhall Area Office. The checkpoint began at 6:30 p.m. and lasted until 2:30 a.m. Saturday at Sierra Highway...

Some COC Career-Technical Courses Have Room for More Students
Friday, Jan 24, 2014

[KHTS] – College of the Canyons Career Technical Education courses prepare students for many in-demand jobs, but some classes aren’t filling up. There are about 30 CTE courses, but some of the programs that lead to readily available jobs are not well known, said Kristin Houser, dean of the CTE...

‘Santa Colorita’ Run Getting Closer (Video & Map)
Monday, Jan 20, 2014

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the first annual Santa Colorita 5k run on Saturday, Feb. 15. Also known as the “Happiest 5k on the Planet,” this will not be your typical marathon-style event. Non-toxic colored corn starch will be thrown at runners at each kilometer...

Big Rig Overturns, Spills Oil at Rye Canyon
Sunday, Jan 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Part of a big rig overturned Sunday morning, resulting in oil leakage and the closure of all lanes in the vicinity of The Old Road and Rye Canyon Road at the entrance to the Valencia Industrial Center. California Highway Patrol received a call about the second tank of a two-tanker big...

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1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
Mustang Drive-In
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the winners of the 18th annual Bike to Work Challenge, which took place Monday, May 16, through Friday, May 20, 2022.
Santa Clarita Bike to Work Challenge Winners Announced
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday nine new deaths and 3,589 new positive cases in Los Angeles County and 100 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,095, county case totals to 2,945,669 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 76,205 since March of 2020.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Nine New Deaths, 3,589 New Cases in County
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball program invites girls and boys ages 9-14 to participate in the 2022 COC Volleyball Camp, with two sessions beginning in July.
Registration Now Open for 2022 COC Volleyball Camp
Science students from The Master’s University gained valuable hands-on experience and bolstered their resumes for graduate school last month when they presented original research at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research conference in San Diego.
TMU Students Present Original Work at Biological Sciences Conference
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has released a new report, "Mortality in Los Angeles County, 2020: Provisional Report." The report compares the provisional number of deaths and associated death rates and leading causes of death among L.A. County residents in 2020 with what was reported in 2019.
COVID was Second Leading Cause of Death in L.A. County in 2020
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is expanding its type 2 diabetes prevention efforts into the classroom in response to an increased prevalence of the disease in the county.
Los Angeles County Partners With K-12 Schools to Prevent Diabetes
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Frontier Toyota, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, is proud to sponsor the 2022 White Ribbon Campaign in the Santa Clarita Valley.
White Ribbon Campaign Reminds Students to Drive Safe
The Gibbon Conservation Center in Saugus has been challenged by two donors to increase membership by 100 new members by June 30 to earn an additional $6,500.
Fundraiser Challenges Gibbon Conservation Center to Add 100 Members
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station personnel participated in the annual Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Memorial Torch Relay Run honoring fallen officers throughout the nation.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Participates in Annual LASD Memorial Torch Relay Run
As aerospace and defense contracts started dwindling at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Donald Volkmann, owner of VP Manufacturing in Canyon Country, made the difficult decision to close in August 2020 after 33 years in the aerospace manufacturing business.
At 72, COC Welding Graduate Donald Volkmann is Just Getting Started
The California Department of Public Health, working with Sacramento County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is investigating its first suspected case of monkeypox infection in Sacramento County in a person who recently traveled abroad.
Suspected Case of Monkeypox in Sacramento County, Public Risk is Low
Animation Career Review, an online resource site for those researching careers in animation, game design, graphic design, digital art, and related fields, has recognized California Institute of the Arts in six categories in its 2022 Graphic Design School Rankings, including two top spots for schools in California and the West Coast.
CalArts Graphic Design Program Scores High in Animation Career Review’s 2022 Rankings
The College of the Canyons men's basketball program invites girls and boys from third to eighth grade to participate in the 2022 Howard Fisher's Cougar Basketball Camp, with two sessions beginning in June.
Registration Now Open for 2022 Howard Fisher Cougar Basketball Camp
1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
T.F. Mitchell
Nestled near the eastern edge of California State University, Northridge campus, as the California Towhee softly calls, sits an often-overlooked environmental gem in the heart of the San Fernando Valley - CSUN’s Botanic Garden.
CSUN’s Botanical Garden a Hidden Gem in Middle of SFV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 16 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 23 - Sunday, May 29.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 16 Productions
To honor the memory of longtime community leader Charlotte Kleeman, a celebration of life will be held Friday, June 3, at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, beginning at 2 p.m.
June 3: Celebration of Life for Charlotte Kleeman
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Bryan Wilson as the new principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Hart Appoints Bryan Wilson New Golden Oak Adult School Principal
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 5,152 new positive cases Saturday, 4,750 new cases Sunday, and 2,476 new cases Monday countywide, with four additional deaths and 790 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: 790 New SCV Cases; SCV Deaths Total 474
College of the Canyons student Isabella Solorio is among 100 students from across the nation to have been selected as a 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholar.
COC Student Named Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar
Visit newly opened MB2 Entertainment at the site of the former Mountasia on June 5 to support Carousel Ranch. Purchase a play card and a percentage of your purchase will benefit Carousel Ranch. Visit and have fun while donating to a worthwhile cause, the clients of Carousel Ranch and the equestrian therapy and vocational training programs.
June 5: Carousel Ranch Fundraiser at MB2 Entertainment
The city of Santa Clarita's Human Relations Roundtable speaker series “Community Voices” continued by celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, May 20.
City’s “Community Voices” Series Recognizes AAPI Community
California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly and Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, issued a joint statement supporting the recommendation by the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices and the Federal Food and Drug Administration to authorize use of a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 at least five months after completing their primary series.
California Urges COVID Vaccine Boosters for Eligible Children, Adults
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