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Santa Clarita News

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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.

    Conservation Critical Today to Avoid Blackouts

    More conservation is needed as peak demand skyrockets to a critical point today. Californians are asked to conserve electricity at peak by:
     
    *   Turning off unneeded lights, computers and appliances.
    *   Setting air conditioner (if you use one) thermostats to 82° F when home and 85° F or off when away.
    *   Using major appliances after 7 p.m.
     
    The California Independent System Operator (ISO), the nonprofit organization that manages the state's electricity grid, issued the Flex Alert, stating:
     

    Vital Express: Falling Like A House Of Cards

    Trouble is brewing at Vital Express, one of Santa Clarita’s high profile companies.

    Dan and Lisa Boaz, owners of Vital Express, delivery and logistics had been leading the good life. Their company had taken off from a small, mom and pop delivery service, into an international logistics company, with franchises rolling out throughout the nation. Or at least that is what they would like you to think.

    Shots Fired At KHTS Studio Windows And Truck Thursday Night

    Shots fired at KHTS studio windows and KHTS truck Thursday night. Authorities are reviewing video tapes to identify the suspects.

    Dodgers Lose 5-2

    On Thursday night, the Dodgers struggles continued as they lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2, dropping their seventh in eight games since the All-Star break. You can hear the Dodgers open up a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday at 7:00pm on KHTS.

    City to Hold Workshop for North Newhall Plan

    North Newhall area residents and business owners invited to become involved
    Plans for the North Newhall Specific Plan are continuing and the City is asking residents and business owners for their opinions. The City of Santa Clarita will host the “North Newhall Discovery Workshop” on Wednesday, August 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the William S. Hart Park in Hart Hall. The workshop will focus on the development of North Newhall Specific Plan for the area north of Downtown Newhall, along San Fernando Road.
     

    Santa Clarita Chosen As Host City For 2007 Amgen Tour

    AEG ANNOUNCES HOST CITIES FOR 2007 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA

    World-Class Cycling Field Returns to California to Compete Across 650 Miles of California Roadway in Eight-Day Stage Race

    Excessive Heat Watch In Effect Friday Afternoon

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

    VERY HIGH TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH INCREASING HUMIDITY LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110 DEGREES FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

    Diamondbacks Shutout Dodgers 8-0

    The Diamondbacks showed no mercy and played as hot as the 108 degree weather in

    Antonovich Pushes for Comprehensive Gang Suppression Plan

    The Sheriff will report back in 45 days on the feasibility of the plan

    Bowl-A-Thon to Raise Funds For Students’ Link to Careers

    What does bowling have to do with successful student transition from high school to career? In the case of the Valley Industrial Association’s Bowl-A-Thon Night Fever this Saturday (July 22), it could have a marked effect on more than 2,000 local teens.
    The Bowl-A-Thon starts at 6 p.m. at Valencia Lanes in Newhall and will including bowling, games, prize drawings, a silent auction and music. Proceeds will help sponsor Connecting to Success, a business-style conference for local high school juniors co-sponsored by the Valley Industrial Association and Junior Achievement.