It has been a year since Energy Transfer Partners bulldozed the sacred burial grounds just beyond the borders of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to clear a path for the Dakota Access Pipeline – and about 10 months since I hightailed it over there.
Why write this now? Well, yesterday I attended...
Chiquita Canyon Landfill takes in trash from all over Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties.
Less than 20 percent of the trash that goes into Chiquita is generated in the Santa Clarita Valley.
If Chiquita only took SCV trash, the landfill in its current configuration probably would have lasted our...
In a nod to the days when families would gather together in front of the fireplace with cups of hot cocoa to listen to their favorite radio station’s holiday entertainment, KHTS AM-1220 will be broadcasting a special holiday radio show called “The Santa Interviews.”
Families can tune in Saturday,...
[KHTS] – SCVTV President Leon Worden and SCV Senior Center volunteer Sue Endress were named the SCV Man and Woman of the Year Friday night at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia, in a 49th annual celebration of the Santa Clarita Valley’s volunteer community.
Every year, the past recipients get together...
Sounds a bit like Godzilla vs. Mothra, doesn’t it?
Seriously, what’s the difference between the proposed Cemex gravel mine and the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, which now hopes to double its daily and weekly capacity?
One would level a mountain, potentially foul our air and water, and clog our...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
After declaring himself the winner of the 25th Congressional District or CA-25 race last week, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continued his less-than-1% lead over opponent Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, after a Tuesday vote count update.
More than 130 California death row inmates received more than $400,000 in unemployment checks meant to help people during the pandemic — and they were not alone, according to prosecutors who announced the massive fraud scheme Tuesday.
A chilly Thanksgiving is in store for the Santa Clarita Valley as a cold-weather alert will be in effect Thursday and Friday due to National Weather Service forecasts of wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Following surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 51 new deaths - including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital - and 3,692 new cases of COVID-19.
With more than 60 years of combined experience, Alisha Fonder, Shawn Fonder and Amin Salari are very experienced in their field. Together, they founded Fonder-Salari, Inc. to share their knowledge, experience, innovative thought processes and quality outcomes with their clients.
In a pandemic information ecosystem where uplifting news can be scarce, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced Monday $12 million in CARES Act funds have been awarded to 337 arts nonprofits - including a handful of organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley - suffering from COVID-19 business interruption and closures through its L.A. County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund.
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Non-profit organizations that serve lower-income residents of the City are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more.
Santa Clarita City Council members are expected Tuesday to declare vacancies on several commissions and panels for those interested in applying to join the groups behind multiple construction projects, public art and other aspects that shape the City.