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Flood Pictures

Carl Goldman took some pictures of the swelling river near the bridge at Lost Canyon and Sand Canyon Road:


 


 


 



Another picture from near Sand Canyon Road:


Storm Update

The city of Santa Clarita has declared a State of Emergency due to heavy floods experienced throughout the city.  As a result of flooding and dangerous road conditions, the city encourages all residents to remain at home.

Heavy flooding has prompted the evacuation of residents in the Polynesian Mobile Home Park, located on San Fernando Road at Sierra Highway.  36 units have been evacuated with residents going to Hart High School where the Red Cross has set up an evacuation center, which is prepared to house residents of the mobile home park for the next 48 hours.

STORM UPDATE: Sunday Morning, January 9

Heavy rains in the Santa Clarita area forced local residents from their homes Sunday morning, and prompted the closure of several roads in the Santa Clarita area. For a complete update. click "read more".

Residents of the Polynesian Mobile Home Park on the Old Road have been asked to evacuate their residences, as the park has experienced heavy flooding from the heavy rain that continues to fall in Santa Clarita. The Red Cross has opened a temporary shelter on the campus of Hart High School in Newhall to assist the estimated 150 residents who have been evacuated.

The Winning Team (Valencia, CA) Now Official Outfitter for SCCA Pro Racing

TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 23, 2004) – SCCA Pro Racing Ltd. announced today that The Winning Team® has become the “Official Outfitter of World Challenge and Pro Racing.”

As part of the agreement that will provide all World Challenge field staff with a complete attire package for events, “The Winning Team Rookie of the Year” and “The Winning Team Rookie of the Race” will be recognized in both SPEED World Challenge GT and Touring Car races.

WorkSource Center Offers Job Seekers

The Santa Clarita WorkSource California Center offers a variety of workshops and recruitments to businesses and job seekers at “No Fee.” Aerotek will be interviewing for assembly, production, packaging and technical positions at the Santa Clarita WorkSource California Center, 21515 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite 121, Santa Clarita on 1/11/05 and 1/25/05 from 10:00-12:00.

Newhall Creek Jeopardizes Residents

The swelling Newhall Creek, near the Old Road and Interstate 5 Freeway in the Newhall Pass, threatens to go through a nearby retaining wall, potentially flooding residents in the Sierra Village apartment complex further downstream. On the air live on AM-1220 KHTS Saturday afternoon, Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp told listeners that crews are mobilizing heavy equipment to widen the creek, remove the silt that has been building up, and protect the residents of the apartment complex. KHTS will continue to monitor this story and provide you with updates as news breaks.

AQMD Approves Clean Air Measure

Air quality officials approved a key measure Friday designed to reduce dust particles stirred up from mining operations — a move that could erect another hurdle to the proposed open-pit mine in Soledad Canyon.

On a 9-2 vote, members of the South Coast Air Quality Management District gave a nod to the measure, which they hope will elevate air quality readings to the federally mandated level for 2006.


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Flood Watch Bulletin Issued

FLOOD WATCH


ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE


LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
8:30 AM PST SAT JAN 8 2005


 


A flood watch has been issues by the National Weather Service for Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barabara Counties and remains in effect until 4 PM Sunday.

Wet Weather Creates Problems

A wet, windy storm swept through the valley Friday, closing Interstate 5 from Castaic through the Grapevine for the second time this week.

Several collisions peppered local freeways, slowing traffic. None was fatal, though one woman was rushed to a local hospital with minor injuries after she lost control of her car, California Highway Patrol officers said. Rainfall totals for January had reached 2.67 inches by Friday in Newhall. Normal rainfall through Jan. 7 is only .67 inches.

Friday Night High School Recap!

The final score of the basketball game heard Friday on AM 1220 KHTS:


Hart  49 vs. Canyon 51


 


Final scores in other basketball games played Friday evening:


 


Valencia 66 vs. Burroughs 81


Saugus 66 vs. Burbank 53