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Zone 8 Deputy Shares Crime Fighting Resources

khts_crime_genericSanta Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit
Zone Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
Canyon Country East: Zone 8


Supervisors To Consider Repealing 1942 Resolution On Internment

manzanarshrine2011-288x393Seventy years ago, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted itself onto the wrong side of history. A month after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, when passions were high and federal officials were weighing a plan to forcibly detain Japanese Americans, the Board voted unanimously to urge President Franklin D. Roosevelt to proceed with internment.

Peach Granola Recalled For Undeclared Cashews

recallpeachgranolaOSKRI Corp. of Lake Mills, WI is recalling 3.53 ounce bags of “Peach Granola”, because it may contain undeclared cashews. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashews and/or other nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled “Peach Granola” was distributed nationwide to travel plazas and retail stores.

Valencia Alum Max Homa Moves Up The Leader Board

khts_sportsDay two of the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship at Riviera Country Club was much kinder to Valencia High grad Max Homa.

The UC Berkeley junior shot a 1-under 71 in the second round of the tournament and moved up to 37th place.

He is 4-over after the first two rounds of the three-day tournament. The third and final round is today.

Homa had four birdies on the front nine, but ended his round with three bogeys on the back nine.

May 30, 2012: Kings Beat Devils, 2-1, Lead Stanley Cup Series 1-0

In a game heard live on KHTS, the Los Angeles Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils Wednesday night, by a final score of 2-1. The win puts the Kings ahead in the Stanley Cup Final, 1 game to 0. Three more wins and the Kings will win their first ever Stanley Cup!

Tune in for the rest of the games right here, on AM-1220 KHTS!

COC Honors Graduating Nurses

Nurse4-150x150By Megan Mann,

College of the Canyons honored its newest graduating class of registered nurses Wednesday during a traditional pinning ceremony at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.

The pinning ceremony serves as a symbolic welcoming for all those entering the nursing profession.

Two Canyon Country Fire Stations Dedicated

firestation128sevenPhotos by Megan Mann and Carol Rock

Even if there weren’t houses in view of the two new fire stations dedicated today, given the area’s propensity for wildfire, the stations’ placement couldn’t be better, nestled in the hills of Plum Canyon and Sand Canyon.

In fact, the hillside just a few hundred feet away from Station 128 was burned in the Buckweed Fire of 2007.

Dave's Country Meats Owner Hangs Up His Cleaver After 27 Years

daves_052912_14After 27 years as the top independent butcher in Newhall, Dave Heuer, owner of Dave’s Meats on Lyons Avenue, is hanging up his cleaver, closing up shop, and retiring.

“I can’t wait,” Heuer said Tuesday, as he and his daughter worked on cleaning out the last remaining items in the nearly empty store, which closes for good May 30. “I’m ready for my next chapter of my life.”

Sculpture Reflects The Santa Clarita Valley's History

idelleLocal artists Idelle Okman Tyzbir and Dianne Foderaro will unveil their sculpture, Crossroads at Iron Horse Trailhead, on June 15 at 10 a.m. The 15 foot structure recognizes the contribution of the railroad and Santa Clarita history and is located near the railroad trestle on Magic Mountain Parkway.

College Of The Canyons Has Openings In Summer Classes

COClogoWith the official start of the 2012 summer session less than a week away, a number of class sections remain open at College of the Canyons as college officials continue to add more high-demand classes to an already augmented summer schedule.

The college’s 2012 summer schedule marks a roughly 60 percent increase from last summer’s class schedule, and is the largest summer session to be offered at COC since 2008.