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Editorial: Surviving The Holidays With A Troubled Teen

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According to Cary Quashen, a high-risk teen counselor and president and founder of Action Family Counseling in Santa Clarita, the holiday season is often portrayed as a time for family unity and closeness. “The holidays tend to foster false expectations of perfection,” said Quashen. “It’s the holidays and everyone assumes families should be happy, but if your family includes a ...

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Editorial: What About The ‘Thanks’ In Thanksgiving?

Editorial - Santa Clarita News

By: Cary Quashen | Action Family Counseling If your household is anything like mine, by now you have received dozens of direct mail pieces touting the After Thanksgiving Black Friday Sale. One direct-mailer even sent me a holiday grab bag and told me to stuff it with my leftover turkey and then come shopping. And others are advertising the pre-Black ...

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2014 Sheriff’s Toy Drive At Autonation Chevy

2014 Santa Clarita Sheriff's Toy Drive - Autonation Chevy

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are once again hosting their annual toy drive at locations throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. The toy drive will be kicked off with a live KHTS AM-1220 broadcast from AutoNation Valencia Chevrolet on December 3, which is one of several locations where residents can donate. Last Year’s Toy Drive: Christmas Toy Drive Presented By ...

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Magic Mountain Giving Tickets For Food Drive Wednesday

Six Flags Magic Mountain officials are helping put food on the tables of the needy for the holidays with a food drive Wednesday.

Six Flags Magic Mountain officials are helping put food on the tables of the needy for the holidays with a food drive Wednesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The theme park is collecting food for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank with its 12th annual Bag-A-Ticket holiday food drive. Any park guest ...

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KHTS AM 1220 Seeks Entries For Second Annual Holiday Light Tour

KHTS AM 1220 Second Annual Holiday Lights Tour

KHTS AM 1220, your Hometown Station, is searching for the most amazing holiday lights in the Santa Clarita Valley. The jolly jitney of judges will tour the SCV from 5-11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. Best Santa Clarita Holiday Light Streets The judging crew always welcomes a “bribe” …or two… of holiday cookies, candy and hot coco, or other libations. ...

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Second Annual “Light Up Main Street” Saturday

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The second annual “Light Up Main Street” event is set to be held in Old Town Newhall on Saturday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Santa Clarita Valley residents can get into the holiday spirit with the all-day, free event “Light Up Main Street,” which will feature food trucks, holiday music, a visit ...

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Real Life Church Hosts Halloween On Route 66 Event

Real Life Church Hosts Halloween On Route 66 Event

Real Life Church officials hosted their fourth annual Halloween event for Santa Clarita Valley families at the church’s Valencia campus on Saturday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. This year’s event, called Halloween on Route 66, took residents on “a trip down memory lane on America’s highway” and featured a themed “trunk-or-treat” area, ...

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SCV Sheriff’s Captain Offers Halloween Safety Advice

Tips For Having A Safe And Fun Halloween

Santa Clarita Valley parents and residents can help keep children safe this Halloween by following a few helpful safety tips from Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Captain Roosevelt Johnson. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “Halloween is just around the corner and most families are excited and eager to participate in the long-standing tradition ...

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Teal Pumpkin Project Aims For Food Safety On Halloween

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For kids who have food allergies, Halloween can be a scary time for them and their parents but food allergy experts are hoping the Teal Pumpkin Project will bring more safety to the holiday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “One in 13 kids have food allergies, that means roughly two in every ...

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Santa Clarita Aquatic Center Holding Fifth Annual Splash And Dash Egg Hunt

Santa Clarita Aquatic Center Holding Fifth Annual Splash And Dash Egg Hunt

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 ...

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