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Burning Moving Truck Closes Sierra Highway In Newhall

Louie: Fire alert slider_fire truck, daytime, reads "Fire Alert"

A moving truck was fully involved in a fire on Sierra Highway Sunday afternoon, closing lanes in Newhall. Just after 3:30 p.m., reports were received of a vehicle fire on Sierra Highway near the SR-14 Freeway onramp, according to Supervisor Flores with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The fire was later dubbed the Sierra Incident. TRUCK FIRE | FS73 ...

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Dr. Gene Dorio: Snippets From The Frontline

Doctor’s Diary:  February 9, 2021 COVID-19/BLM:  Glitter COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed as we pursue the safety of “herd immunity.” Receiving your shot does not guarantee immediate immunity from this virus.  It might take weeks for antibodies to build up, and even after that, exposure to a swarm of viruses could still overwhelm your system. I call it “glitter”, and ...

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Valencia Public Library Computers Now Accessible By Appointment

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The Valencia Public Library has made its computer lab available to residents with a library card for up to an hour per day after setting an appointment. The computers in the Valencia branch of the public library are open to residents needing computer access, provided they have a library card and make an appointment by calling (661) 259-0750. For an ...

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Santa Clarita Transit’s ‘GO!’ System Reopens For Service

Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are once again able to use “GO! Santa Clarita,” a ride-share transit service providing transportation in service areas. The app-based public transit service “GO! Santa Clarita” is reopening, picking up residents located in the service areas of Fair Oaks, Canyon Country, Newhall, and Needham Ranch. “GO! Santa Clarita works much like other ride-share services. ...

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Dr. Dianne Van Hook: Build Your Future With Canyons Promise

Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook is encouraging soon-to-be graduating high school students to take advantage of the Canyons Promise Program, and use College of the Canyons as a launchpad to their future career. By: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook When it comes to planning for the future, we’ve all heard that bit of advice about keeping your feet on the ...

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UPDATE: CHP Escorting Motorists Across 5 Freeway Through Grapevine

Grapevine Closed 5 Freeway Snow

Officials with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) have begun escorting motorists across both sides of the I-5 Freeway through Grapevine Wednesday morning. OPERATION SNOWFLAKE UPDATE: NB I-5 AT PARKER RD AND SB I-5 AT GRAPEVINE, TRAFFIC OPEN WITH ESCORTS– THE FOLLOWING CLOSURES ARE IN PLACE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO SNOW: WB SR-138 CLOSED AT 245TH W, PINE CANYON AT ...

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UPDATE: 5 Freeway Has Re-Opened After Snow, Low Visibility In Grapevine

UPDATE: The 5 Freeway in Castaic reopened Tuesday morning after a night of ice and poor visibility in the Grapevine, with another storm expected later this week. As of 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, the I-5 Freeway has been reopened in both directions, and California Highway Patrol officials have begun escorts through the Tejon Pass, according to California Department of Transportation, (CALTRANS) ...

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SCV Chamber Encourages Submissions For 2020 Business Choice Awards Nominees

Officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce encourage the local business community to turn in their nominations for the 2020 Santa Clarita Valley Business Choice Awards. Ed. Note: The following information was given to KHTS by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce. The SCV Chamber announced nominations for the 2020 Santa Clarita Valley Business Choice Awards will ...

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Learn How To Use The Proper Soils And Fertilizers In The SCV With SCV Water’s December Virtual Gardening Class

SCV Water December 2020 Gardening Class

SCV Water is inviting the community to attend their next free virtual gardening class in Santa Clarita set for this weekend: “Managing Soils and Fertilizers in the SCV.” On Saturday December 5th at 9am, residents can learn about soils found in the SCV, which one you have in your yard, and the best fertilizers for your landscape. “The health of your ...

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Newhall Roads Closed As Two-Month-Old Patient Is Rushed To Hospital

Roads in Newhall were temporarily blocked as a pediatric patient was rushed to Henry Mayo Wednesday afternoon. At about 4:20 p.m., reports were received of an infant with difficulty breathing on Ridge Vale Dr in Newhall, according to Supervisor Bernard Peters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “We got the call of a patient with difficulty breathing,” Peters said. ...

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