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Santa Clarita News

Santa Clarita News

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KHTS is a vibrant member of the community. Its broadcast signal reaches all of the Santa Clarita Valley and parts of the high desert communities located in the Antelope Valley.

    Sierra Highway Closure

    Sierra Highway is closed at Placerita.


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    City's Crime Rate Drops

    Santa Clarita ranked 3rd Safest City in California for 2006

    According to the California Department of Justice, the City of Santa Clarita was the third safest city in California following Irvine and Glendale.  Santa Clarita experienced a 5.7 percent increase in its population for 2006, but violent and property crimes in the City dropped 4.6 percent over the previous year.   in 2006 for cities with a population of 150,000 or more, following

    Theatre Project Salon Series Rescheduled

    May 29th will revive popular series.

    Three Dog Night Front Man Headlining Concert

    Hart High Music Department to benefit

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    On June 2nd, the College of the Canyons’ Performing Arts Center will get the Rock and Roll treatment.

    Fire At Convalescent Home On San Fernando Road

    No injuries, but traffic on San Fernando Road backed up

    A fire broke out in the attic at a convalescent home on San Fernando Road just before 2:00 this afternoon.

    92 patients were evacuated from the building, and no injuries were reported.

    Fire Crews made quick work of the fire; however they are determining whether or not the building is safe to enter.

    Fire Department vehicles are not presently blocking any lanes; however traffic is moving very slowly in the area of San Fernando Road and Carl Ct.

    Sulpher Springs Rock Stars

    Students write and record their own music

    On May 16th, Sulphur Springs Community School 6th graders showcased their musical talent live on KHTS AM-1220. 

    They had recorded their own songs for a school project, and those songs, along with pictures from the event are available now in KHTS Around Town!

    I-5 Closures Through Wednesday

    Plan your trip around these lane closures on Interstate 5

    ImageSylmar/North San Fernando Valley – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes of the Golden State Freeway (I-5), as part of a $41.6-million project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle, (HOV), or carpool lanes, on northbound and southbound I-5 from State Route 118 to State Route 14:


    Renowned Scholarship Given To Local Student

    Dustin Walker receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship.

    Many may remember the name Jack Kent Cooke from his days when he owned the Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Redskins.

    A very successful man, Cooke was an avid promoter of education as a life long pursuit. Although his dreams of attaining a higher education were put on hold by his need to work full time during the depression, education was always something he believed in strongly.

    Birthday Surprise Gets Mistaken For Robbery

    Local man sees unintended consequence of surprise

    Friday afternoon, a local businessman was part of a scheme to show a co-worker a good time for her birthday. While the rest of her friends set up shop at Salt Creek Grill for a lunch, the man’s job was to drive the birthday girls around blindfolded.

    When they arrived at the mall he received a call telling him to kill time so he stopped by SCV Bank. The teller at the bank recognized the man, who was a customer.  A passerby, however, saw the blindfolded woman and called the Sheriff’s Department.

    Hispanic Business Expo

    Recap of Saturday’s event

    ImageOn Saturday, many businesses and educational institutions set up shop at the Santa Clarita Community Center for the second annual Hispanic Business Expo.

    The day was a great tool for those looking to advance their education or career. College of the Canyons was on hand to answer questions and to give out schedules of classes.