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Camarillo Woman Crashes Into Bus On Soledad Canyon Road

khts_crime_genericA Camarillo woman is in custody after allegedly driving under the influence and hitting a Santa Clarita Valley Transit bus on Soledad Canyon Road Thursday night.

The bus had just picked up a passenger and began moving eastbound on Soledad Canyon Road at Golden Oak Road when it was rear-ended by a passenger car driven by Jeane Dexheimer, 51, of Camarillo.

Who Should We Thank For Labor Day?

Teamsters_gatheringWith Labor Day weekend in sight, much of Santa Clarita’s working class will simultaneously light their barbeques, open their domestic beers, haul out their underused patio furniture and joyously welcome the start of the new football season.  


I-5 Down To Three Lanes At Templin Highway


The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) advises motorists traveling this weekend on northbound and southbound Golden State Freeway (I-5) at Templin Highway to plan ahead and leave early to avoid expected Labor Day holiday-related traffic delays from Friday, September 3 through Monday, September 6.


Children Of Illegal Aliens Use Nearly A Quarter Of Available Resources

mikeantonovichSupervisor Michael D. Antonovich released figures from the Department of Public Social Services showing that in July 2010, $52 million in welfare benefits ($22 million CalWORKs + $30 million in Food Stamps) were issued to parents who reside in the United States illegally and collect benefits for their native-born children in Los Angeles County -- representing an increase of $3.7 million from July 2009.

Large Annexation Years In The Making

khts_citymatters_scvlogoThe City of Santa Clarita’s plan to annex the Fair Oaks, Jakes Way and planned Vista Canyon communities began two years ago with developers working with both the City and Los Angeles County.  

With public hearings in the near future, there is concern over the fact that the Jakes Way neighborhood is often regarded as the most crime-ridden area in the Santa Clarita Valley.  

McKeon Comments On Unemployment

khts_editorial5blurRep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, a senior member of the House Education and Labor Committee, released the following statement regarding the latest increase in unemployment numbers released in a Bureau of Labor Statistics report earlier today:

“The news of the rise in the unemployment rate strikes the American people with uncertainty as they prepare to celebrate the upcoming Labor Day weekend.

Noodles And Wonton Skins Recalled For Salmonella Risk

noodlesGood Taste Noodle MFG. of Chicago, IL, is recalling its "EGG NOODLES and WONTON SKINS, labeled with production date from June 19, 2010 to August 19, 2010", because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune system.

SCV Outdoor Report: A Little Night Music

By Wendy Langhans

Sometimes I go in search of stories and sometimes they go in search of me.  Sometimes...they even pay a visit to my back porch.

Hart Football Team Faces Tough Challenge In El Camino Real

khts_sportsThe high school football season opens tonight with four teams from the Foothill League in action.

Hart plays El Camino Real at Birmingham High School. Hart will be relying on a veteran defense to stop a strong El Camino running game. Senior defensive end Justyn Eddins and senior linebacker John Cornelius lead an experienced defensive unit. Cornelius led the team with 10.2 tackles per game last season. Eddins led the team in sacks with six.

Power Outage Near Highlands Elementary In Saugus

electricityUpdated 3:30 p.m.

All power has now been restored to the Saugus area affected by a Thursday morning underground failure.

Traffic signals were out for most of the day at Bouquet Canyon Road near Central Park and Highlands Elementary School were given an unexpected day off when they were without power.