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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
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2 Arrested After Swapping License Plates in Wal-Mart Parking Lot
Monday, May 23, 2016

Two people are in custody after they were accused of swapping license plates from their car with another in the Wal-Mart parking lot at Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia Monday morning. Read the full story [here].

Two Vehicles Plummet Off Side Of Freeway, Land On Old Road
Friday, May 20, 2016

Two vehicles plummeted over the side of the I-5 freeway near the SR-14 connector Friday morning and landed upside down on the Old Road below, authorities said. The collision was reported in Newhall at 9:55 a.m. The nearest cross street where both vehicles came to rest was Weldon Canyon Road, according...

Bear Causes Damage to CC Home; Motorists Subsequently Report Sightings
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

File Photo A large black bear that was seen in a resident’s backyard in the Robinson Ranch community in Canyon Country earlier this month has been spotted again, this time causing damage to a residence. Read the story [here].   Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a pair...

Valencia Water to Raise Rates Amid Protests
Friday, May 13, 2016

Santa Clarita residents are reportedly protesting a proposed rate increase from Valencia Water Co. which aims to recover revenue losses due to conservation efforts. Read the full story [here].

Local Students to Join KHTS Staff on Annual Road Trip
Monday, Jan 25, 2016

Five high school students and one college student will join KHTS on their annual Sacramento road trip to discuss issues in the community. [Click here] for more information.

Valencia Sex Offender Charged with Possessing Kiddie Porn – Again
Friday, Jan 8, 2016

[KHTS] A 32-year-old Valencia man who was sentenced in late November for a sex crime was charged just two weeks later for the same charge. Shahram Hosseinian was sentenced after pleading no contest on Nov. 30 to two days in county jail, probation for five years and was ordered to complete 30 days of...

Homicide Detectives Investigate Hanging Death in Agua Dulce
Monday, Jan 4, 2016

[KHTS] Emergency officials were called on Friday to investigate an apparent suicide where a man was found hanging from a bridge in Agua Dulce. The deceased is described as a 63-year-old caucasian male, according to coroner officials. The incident was reported at approximately 11:36 a.m. in the 31000...

Minimum Wage Increase Leaves Some Paying More
Wednesday, Dec 30, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley employers are preparing for a minimum wage hike effective Jan. 1, 2016, although some employers will eventually be paying a higher minimum than others in Los Angeles County. California’s minimum wage will increase statewide to $10 per hour on Friday, and L.A. County...

Geologists Begin to Dig Into Vasquez Canyon Road
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015

Video Courtesy of Los Angeles County Department of Public Works [KHTS]  – Drilling began Tuesday on the 400 foot stretch of Vasquez Canyon Road that was destroyed by a slow moving landslide in November. The drilling was done as close as possible to the area most affected, without entering private...

Vasquez Canyon Road Fate Remains Unclear
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

[KHTS] – Geologists and public works officials are unsure of Vasquez Canyon Road’s fate as a slow-moving landslide continues to destroy the road. The landslide in late November sent sections of the pavement as high as fifteen feet in the air, closing the road indefinitely. “The intention...

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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating missing person Arian Jaquez Otey.
LASD Seeks Help Locating Missing Santa Clarita Man
1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
wagon
1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
KISS
College of the Canyons baseball saw eight players recognized with All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division honors. 
Eight COC Baseball Players Named to All-WSC Team
College of the Canyons softball was represented with four selections to the 2024 All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division Team. 
Four Lady Cougs Earn All-WSC Softball Honors
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is holding its regular meeting in City Hall's Council Chambers Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
May 21: Planning Commission Continues Town Center Public Hearings
The city of Santa Clarita’s Communications division was recently recognized by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their outreach efforts and impactful campaigns across special events, branding and social media presence in 2023.
City Earns State Communications, Outreach Awards
The Memorial Torch Relay Run was established in 1975 to honor the memory of the brave and dedicated peace officers in Los Angeles County who sacrificed their lives in the performance of their duties.
LASD Torch Relay Honors Ryan Clinkunbroomer, Fallen Heroes
Join ARTree Community Arts Center in building a cleaner, greener community by creating a mural made from thousands of recycled bottle caps!
June 1: ARTree Community Arts Center Bottle Cap Mural Project
The California Association of Public Information Officials recognized Kevin Strauss, Communications Manager for the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency with one of CAPIO's highest honors - the 2024 Communicator of the Year - during the 2024 awards dinner on May 14 in Indian Wells.
SCV Water’s Kevin Strauss Named CAPIO’s Communicator of the Year
Santa Clarita-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announced that the company's Lief Cares Donation Program donated 400 jars of Lief Cares Protein Powder nutritional supplements to the Valley Oasis Shelter, which provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are survivors of domestic violence.
Lief Labs’ Nonprofit Program Donates to Domestic Violence Survivors
Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support!
June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
College of the Canyons football student-athlete Joshua Clark knows a thing or two about stepping up.
COC Grad Steps Up After Redshirt Year
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is excited to host its second annual Cornhole Tournament Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lucky Luke Brewery.
May 18: Cornhole Tourney Benefiting Samuel Dixon Health Center
Palmdale Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk, missing juvenile, Brianna Covert.
LASD Seeking Help Locating At-Risk, Missing Agua Dulce Teen
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is closely monitoring the ongoing multi-state outbreak of ­­H5N1 bird flu in wild birds, poultry and U.S. dairy cows.
L.A. County Monitoring Nationwide Bird Flu Outbreak
The California Department of Motor Vehicles now offers an improved online customer experience that is faster, easier and can be personalized.
DMV Simplifies Online Customer Services
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The annual Summer Reading Program is back at the Santa Clarita Public Library. This year's theme is "Read, Renew, Repeat." During the seven-week summer program, residents are encouraged to read a variety of books and/or participate in crafts or activities.
Santa Clarita Summer Library Reading Program Seeks Volunteers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International airport while infectious on May 9.
Public Health Confirms Measles Case in Los Angeles County
Mission Opera is looking for volunteers for front of the house at the performances of the "Merry Widow: Madonna" June 6-8.
Ushers Needed for Mission Opera’s ‘Merry Widow: Madonna’
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