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Residents In The Dark After Traffic Crashes - UPDATED

khts_trafficalertUPDATED 11:50 a.m.

Two non-injury traffic accidents, one of them taking out a power pole near Canyon High School, left a large section of Santa Clarita in the dark early Monday morning, according to officials from the sheriff’s department and Edison.

Gunfire Shatters Sunday Night Calm, No Victims Found

khts_crimeGunfire erupted in a Canyon Country apartment parking lot Sunday night, but no one was hit, no victims have come forward and the suspect is still at large.

According to Sgt. Ron Price of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s station, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a man took issue with comments allegedly made by a resident or residents of the Sierra Apartments on Sierra Highway near Soledad Canyon Road.

We Were Soldiers

Memorial_Day_FlagsSamuel Warner, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Army, began his military service in 1959 in the Naval Reserve, active duty in naval aviation.

He had been attending Valley College and working full time and figured the Naval Reserve would provide a rest.

“I got out, and forgot to go to meetings. A couple guys came down looking for me,” he said. “They gave me a choice; go to jail or go back into the service.”

EPA Requiring New Certification For Contractors

EPAlogoEffective April 23, all contractors who perform work on Pre- 1978 buildings must be Certified Firms.

Failure to take the eight hour class and pass the test could result in a fine from the EPA in the amount of $37,500.00 per the EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745).

City Delivers Grants To Newhall Businesses

khts_citymatters_scvlogoMayor Laurene Weste delivered checks for grants awarded to five City-based businesses through the Newhall Redevelopment Small Business Grant Program. The businesses presented with checks were Friendly Hair Salon, Pilates Teck, Richan Landscaping, VO2 Fitness and Yoga Yoga.

Summer Interns Assigned To County Parks

mikeantonovichIn a competitive process, 65 young people were chosen to participate in a summer program sponsored by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich that offers training, experience and opportunities working with the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation at parks throughout the Fifth District including:

Santa Clarita Valley: Castaic Lake Park, Castaic Sports Complex, Hart Park, Tesoro Park, Val Verde Park, Richard Rioux Park

Local Marine Killed In Afghanistan

Jake Suter, a local Marine from the Stevenson Ranch area, was killed in Afghanistan last week. Suter’s parents have been notified. Check for updates to this story as they become available.

Korean War Vet Uses His Experiences For Good

jeremiaharmyguyheadshot2September 1951. The Korean War has been raging on for more than 12 months and Glen Huskey, a 18-year-old dairy farmer from Missouri, has just landed on the shores of South Korea.

“We landed with rounds to put in our weapons and did what it took to live,” said Huskey.

Glen and the rest of Fox Company 2nd Battalion were sent to the lines to replace members of 3rd Platoon.

May 30, 2010: Dodgers Defeat Rockies 4-3

It was a heart pumping game as both teams started out scoring well getting off to a 2-2 tie at the third inning. The Dodgers pulled ahead around the fourth inning to put the score out of reach of the Rockies as they tried to come back in the ninth only scoring one run to bring them up to three behind the dodgers 4 runs. Final Score Dodgers Four Rockies 3. Happy Birthday 38th Manny! Tune in tomorrow Monday May 31st at 5:30p as the Dodgers start a three game series against the Diamondbacks, right here on your Hometown Station AM1220 KHTS!

Hit And Run Could Involve Vehicle Thefts

khts_crimeA hit and run occurred Sunday morning around 6 a.m. on Plum Canyon Road near Heller Circle The crash is under investigation according to the CHP. The person involved in the collision could have connections to thefts in the area.