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Santa Clarita News

Santa Clarita News

Santa Clarita News is delivered to you by KHTS AM 1220. All of your Santa Clarita News, Santa Clarita traffic updates, Santa Clarita Events, breaking news can be found on homeotownstation.com. 


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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.

    Women Robbing Seniors Identified

    ImageThe two women targeting senior citizens in grocery stores have been identified and it appears that they are now on the run.


    The Sheriff’s Department announced that Mishelle “Shay” Burrell and Aesha Gibson, both Lancaster residents, have been identified as the suspects who were stealing from seniors in local grocery stores on December 29th.

    Canyon Country Gets Its Lights Knocked Out

    At 8:25 last night, East Canyon Country had its power go out, leaving about 3,500 residents in the dark.

    KHTS received reports that the outage was caused by a car that crashed into a utility pole near the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Sand Canyon.

    Antonovich Names Hart Grad As Field Deputy

    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that Rosalind Wayman will serve as his Field Deputy for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Feb. 1, 2007. 

    Rosalind was previously District Director for Los Angeles City Councilwoman Wendy Greuel, Cultural Affairs Administrator for the City of Santa Clarita and General Manager of the Los Angeles City Department of Neighborhood Empowerment.

    Bowl-A-Thon Is Time For Fun, Helping

    On February 17th, the local bowling alley will be the site of some friendly competition on the lanes between teams of bowlers from local businesses and organizations, all for a good cause.


    The Santa Clarita Valley Optimist Club, long time supporters of children’s programs, is hosting the event, where proceeds will go to benefit Heads Up Therapy on Horseback.

    Will the Sheriff’s Department team out “roll” the CHP’s team? Will team KHTS rely on Hometown Morning Show host John Summers to make us champions? It’s anybody’s guess.

    Smyth Joins Runner To Break Up LAUSD

    Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) and Senator George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) today introduced much needed legislation to break up the Los Angeles Unified School District.


    CHP Escorting Cars Through Grapevine

    UPDATE: Northbound I-5 is has now re-opened, however the CHP is escorting cars through a stretch of the grapevine.   


    This particular stretch is still considered dangerous due to the heavy amounts of snow it received. The roads may still be icy in places, and the CHP will continue to escort convoys through the area until it is believed that cars can drive at reasonable speeds through the pass. 

    There was a slew of accidents yesterday morning when the harsh weather conditions that included hail, snow and ice first hit the area. 

    Detour Maps To Avoid I-5

    Detour maps to avoid I-5.




    High School Basketball Scores

    On Tuesday night, the Saugus Centurions Boys Basketball team beat the Valencia Vikings 69-64.  In other local action, Canyon beat West Ranch 55-52 and Hart beat Golden Valley 74-44.  Tune in to KHTS on Friday night beginning at 6:15pm, to hear Valencia take on Canyon.

    Amgen Tour Final Teams Announced

    Image Best-Ever Field Assembled for a Race on U.S. Soil to Compete in February 18-25 Stage Race.


    Cold Weather Can't Stop DUI Arrests

    A DUI Checkpoint scheduled for this past Friday night got cancelled due to the cold weather. Even if the drivers wouldn’t be coming to them, Deputies weren’t about to abandon the idea of making the night safer, and they switched to a different, warmer alternative.

    They’re called “Saturation Patrols,” and they operate behind the scenes just as often as the checkpoints. Friday night, it consisted of four, two man teams and one motorcycle officer out looking for drivers that show signs of being impaired.