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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.

    Huge Power Outage Affects Over 100,000 Homes And Businesses

    At approximately 3:00pm a Southern California Edison transformer blew out at the I-5 and Highway 14 split.  The blown transformer caused a massive power outage in the Santa Clarita Valley.

    The power outage affected over 130,000 homes and businesses.  This also took out many traffic lights at some of the busiest intersections in the valley causing massive traffic jams.  At approximately 5:00pm power was out in 22,500 households and businesses primarily in the Newhall area.

    October is Cancer Awareness Month

    Returning special guest co-host Tami Hulcher, health educator and nationally recognized "The Queen of Health", will join Ellen Como on her AM 1220 - KHTS "Lifestyle Fitness" show on Tuesday, October 3rd from Noon - 1pm Pacific Time.  Nationwide listeners are invited to join us at click in to listen LIVE! "I will be dedicating this show in memory of my friend, the dearest Edith Meyer, who lost her courageous battle with cancer last month," says Ms. Hulcher.

    Antonovich Motion Increases Treatment Resources for Homeless Mentally Ill

    Passed unanimously by the Board of Supervisors, a motion by Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich allocates nearly $5 million dollars for a pilot program increasing transitional treatment services for homeless mentally ill released from hospitals, jails or courts.
    "Long-term solutions and effective treatment will help replace a broken system of warehousing without healing," said Antonovich.  "This requires a systematic approach to assist chronically homeless transition directly into permanent, service-linked independent living arrangements,"

    I-5 Lane Closure 10/2 – 10/6

    Caltrans will close the one lane of the southbound Golden State Freeway (I-5) from Templin Highway to Lake Hughes Road, as follows, in order to perform guardrail repair:
    ·     Daily beginning Monday, October 2 through Friday, October 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This closure is weather-permitting and subject to change.  Caltrans thanks motorists for their patience and cooperation during these repairs. Caltrans reminds motorists to PLEASE, SLOW FOR THE CONE ZONE.

    Cougars Fall to Bakersfield 33-22

    College of the Canyons falls to Bakersfield 33-22. Click here for more information.

    Dodgers Beat the Giants 4 - 2

    Dodgers clinch a Wild Card spot
    The Dodgers secured a National League Wild Card spot on Saturday by defeating  the Giants in game two. 4 to 2 the final in San Francisco. Game 3 on Sunday. Hear the game LIVE on your Hometown Station for Dodgers Baseball. AM-1220 KHTS!

    Dodgers Win 4-3

    On Friday night, the Dodgers got a huge victory over the San Francisco Giants 4-3. They are now tied for the top spot in the National League Western Division with the San Diego Padres.  With only two games remaining in the regular season, you can hear the Dodgers again take on the Giants, Saturday at 12:30pm on KHTS.

    Update: Fire at 5/14 Split

    When KHTS contacted L.A. County Fire at just before 1:00pm, L.A. Fire was just getting on the scene.  The fire is at the I-5 and Highway 14 split, just South of Weldon, on the east side of the Old Road.  As of 2:00pm 35 acres had burned. 

    Lane Closures for I-5 Carpool Lane Construction 9/29-9/30

    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:
    ·     5 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Up to two lanes of northbound I-5 from State Route 210 to State Route 14
    ·     8 a.m. to 11 a.m. -- One lane of northbound I-5 from I-405 to eastbound State Route 210 on-ramp