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Santa Clarita News

Santa Clarita News

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    I-5 Lanes Closed North of Castaic

    A brush fire, which broke out one week ago is currently burning north of Castaic near the I-5 and has forced the closure of northbound lanes of the I-5 at Parker Road and southbound lanes at Hwy 138.

    The best alternate northbound route would be the westbound 126 to the northbound 101 or take the 14 north to the 138.

    1,400+ fire personnel are currently fighting this fire which has burned 15,000 acres. No homes or structures are threatened

    Runner Applauds AQMD Decision to Allow Power Plants

    Rule Change to allow power plants in Victorville and Palmdale

    California Announces Income Tax Changes

     It may be four months away, but it's not too early to be thinking about your state income taxes. The good news is California's personal income tax brackets will be indexed by 4.8 percent for 2006, meaning some taxpayers will pay less in income taxes next year, according to the Franchise Tax Board (FTB).

    Magi Hypnotherapy Institute Creates On-Line Goal Survey

    The Magi Institute of Hypnosis has created a unique on-line survey that will allow you to determine if you are setting proper goals for yourself.

    Long-Term Closure of Southbound I-5 Off-ramp at San Fernando Mission Blvd., 9/8

    Sylmar/North San Fernando Valley – As part of the ongoing $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 – the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the southbound I-5 off-ramp at San Fernando Mission Blvd. from 8 p.m. Friday, September 8 through 8 p.m. Friday, November 3.
    The southbound I-5 off-ramp at Paxton Street is a suggested alternate off-ramp during this ramp closure.

    Dodgers Lose to Mets 3 - 2

    The Dodgers lost to the Mets in game three of the four game series in New York. The final score was 3 to 2. Game four happens Sunday. Catch the action LIVE on AM-1220 KHTS beginning at 9:30 a.m.

    Route 14 to Close at Agua Dulce Canyon Road

    SANTA CLARITA – The California Department of Transportation will close the southbound Antelope Valley Freeway (Route 14) from Escondido Canyon Road to Agua Dulce Canyon Road on Sunday, September 10, from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    Northbound Route 14 will be closed from Agua Dulce Canyon Road to Escondido Canyon Road from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Detours will be posted.

    State Route 138 Lane Closures for Paving, 9/11 – 9/15; Delays Expected

    East of Gorman -- As part of a five-mile asphalt paving project, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform lane closures on eastbound and westbound State Route 138 from 280th Street West to Old Ridge Route Road, about five miles east of Gorman.
    During the following hours, one lane of State Route 138 will be open and will be utilized for both eastbound and westbound traffic, alternately. Motorists may experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

    Dodgers Win 5-0

    On Friday night, the Dodgers beat the New York Mets 5-0. You can hear game two of this three-game series, Saturday at 9:30am on KHTS.