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Turn Pocket To Improve Traffic Flow On Whites Canyon Road

khts_citymatters_scvlogoCity to construct right-turn pocket on Whites Canyon Road at Soledad Canyon Road

Radio History Talk Rescheduled For February 27

If you've ever wondered how radio became - and remains - such a powerful medium in the communications world, the mystery will be solved at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 27 when KHTS station co-owner Carl Goldman presents "The History of Radio Broadcasting" as part of the SCV Historical Society's Lecture Series.

 

The lecture had originally been scheduled for Saturday, January 30, but the date has been changed. To tide you over until then, Society President Alan Pollack has written a little teaser, so to speak, on Goldman's subject.....

 

Evacuation Orders Not Just Suggestions, Experts Stress

news_stormwatchDebris flow experts from the U.S. Geological Survey here are encouraging residents of the Foothill communities to take evacuation orders seriously and not risk their lives by staying in areas where potential debris flow impact has been identified.

 

 

Top Things To Do This Weekend, January 21, 2010

This weekend in Santa Clarita brought to you by our friends at Facey Medical Center

Family History Fair
SCV Magic Soccer Club Tryouts
Sweet Charity Cake Ideas
LifeForward Workshops
The Tooth Fairy Event Day

Wisconsin Cheeseman Recalls Cheese Logs And Cheese Balls

khts_recallsThe Wisconsin Cheeseman® announced today that it is recalling cheese log/cheese ball products in conjunction with the voluntary recall initiated by Parkers Farm, Inc. on January 15, 2010.  Parkers Farm, Inc., located in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, believes some of its food items have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The recall was a result of a sampling done by the state of Wisconsin and the state of Minnesota.

 

COC Men's Basketball Team Beats Santa Monica College

sportslocalThe College of the Canyons men's basketball team snapped a little two-game losing streak with a 78-62 win over Santa Monica College. Parker Dominguez came up big with 19 points and nine rebounds for COC.

The College of the Canyons women's basketball team got 23 points from Ashley Wakefield in a 59-49 win over Santa Monica College. COC improved to 4-0 in Western State Conference play. Dominique Turner scored 15 points off the bench for COC.

 

Storm Drenches Valley - Photos

The storm front passing through the Santa Clarita Valley created challenges for several area drivers, temporarily closing the I-5 at Castaic and causing Placerita Creek to overflow its banks in the usually serene canyon.

The following pictures were taken by Will Davison for KHTS AM 1220 News...

 

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Flooding on Magic Mountain Parkway

Rain Storm Resource Center - SCV

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A guide for getting through the storms.

This week's storms have brought massive amounts of rain, wind, mud and debris to streets and homes in the Santa Clarita Valley. Accidents have become more frequent, waterways have become dangerous, and evacuations have been ordered for parts of Acton. Use this page as your resource guide to help get through the storms.

Some Acton Homes Under Evacuation Orders

Burn areas pose significant risk during storm.

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39 homes are under an evacuation order in Acton, which began at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday.

The homes are those closest to the Station Fire burn areas, where loose mud and debris poses a significant risk to homes, roads and other infrastructure.

Metrolink Line To Undergo Maintenance

Service to be interrupted while crews are working on the railroad.

Santa Clarita residents are advised that Metrolink maintenance crews will be performing work on tracks along the Antelope Valley Line at the end of the month.  The track maintenance activities will include the removal and replacement of crossties, rail, and concrete panels at the railroad crossing at Canyon Park between Jakes Way and Jason Drive.