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Homecoming 2019: COC Football Overpowers Cerritos in Second Half
Monday, Sep 30, 2019

The festivities started early at Cougar Stadium on Saturday as College of the Canyons hosted its 50th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration before the COC football team took the field to face Cerritos College. Spectators enjoyed music, food vendors, giveaways and more. The Cougars, ranked No. 13 by the...

Running Game Explodes as COC Football Pummels Santa Barbara
Monday, Sep 23, 2019

A power outage at the Santa Barbara City College campus over the weekend brought the Santa Barbara football team to Cougar Stadium for a game between the Cougars and Vaqueros that was rescheduled from Saturday to Sunday night. The Cougars brought their own brand of power to the field on Sunday by way...

Cougars Ready to Make Up for Last Season’s Playoff Setback
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

After going 10-0 last season and winning the Southern California Football Association National Division, Northern League championship, the College of the Canyons football team had a setback against Ventura College, losing in the first round of the playoffs. But at COC, it’s all about lessons learned,...

Saugus Football Claims Victory at 10th SCV Burrito Bowl
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

At the 2018 Santa Clarita Valley Burrito Bowl, the Hart football team edged Saugus by three seconds. On Tuesday night outside the Valencia Westfield Town Center, the Centurions got their revenge, defeating the Indians by 16 seconds to claim a victory in the 10th annual Burrito Bowl. “I wanted to beat...

Athletic Programs Prep for First Year at Castaic High School
Friday, Jul 26, 2019

Castaic High School, the newest addition to the Hart School District, is set to open its doors for its first-ever student class on Aug. 13. The Castaic athletics department has 17 sports programs slated to begin in the first year that will participate in the Foothill League, with teams consisting only...

Paul Broneer, Longtime Canyon Head Coach, to Retire
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019

Paul Broneer is retiring as head coach after 24 years of helming the cross-country and track and field teams at Canyon High School. Broneer will stay on as an assistant coach in track and field helping with the high jump and hurdles, and will also continue as an assistant girls varsity basketball coach,...

Ex-COC Wideout Marquise Brown Picked by Ravens in First Round of 2019 NFL Draft
Friday, Apr 26, 2019

Former College of the Canyons wide receiver Marquise Brown was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the No. 25 pick in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft held in Nashville on Thursday. Brown, who spent one season at COC in 2016, led the Cougars with 50 receptions for 754 yards and 10 receiving touchdowns....

Santa Clarita Christian’s Star QB Commits to UCLA as Preferred Walk-On
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

Santa Clarita Christian School quarterback Blake Kirshner is used to the spotlight. He was a four-year varsity player and a two-year starter, helping lead the Cardinals to an 18-4 record in his time as a starter. Now, he’ll have an even brighter spotlight shining on him, as Kirshner announced his commitment...

Golden Valley Boys, Saugus Girls Capture Track & Field Foothill League Titles
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019

After a grueling and competitive three and a half hour dual meet between Saugus and Golden Valley at Saugus High School on Thursday, the two teams met in the middle of the field to celebrate together. Saugus coach Kevin Berns spoke to the contingent of athletes first, and shook hands and embraced Golden...

SCV Race Car Driver Colton Herta Makes IndyCar History at 18
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019

History was made over the weekend, as Santa Clarita Valley native Colton Herta became the youngest driver to win an IndyCar event at the age of 18 years and 359 days old. Herta led the final 15 laps at the Circuit of The Americas and won by 2.7812 seconds to beat Josef Newgarden. The previous age record...

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Smoke from a brush fire dubbed the Martindale Fire in Bouquet Canyon near the Bouquet Reservoir was visible from areas in the Santa Clarita Valley shortly after the blaze broke out Monday afternoon, quickly burning 200 acres and threatening structures.
‘Martindale’ Brush Fire in Bouquet Canyon, Visible from SCV, Threatens Strctures
The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million Monday afternoon, a grim milestone in a pandemic that caught much of the world unprepared for a health crisis and left economies reeling, convulsed politics and fundamentally altered the world.
World Marks Grim Milestone: 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths
SCV Water invites the community to a virtual ribbon-cutting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., celebrating the completion of a new water treatment plant.
Oct. 5: SCV Water Treatment Plant Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Daniel Bradley of Newhall Honored as Gold Star Son at White House
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office reports a busy slate of production activity in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, September 28-October 4.
Busy Slate of Productions This Week in SCV
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended the current extreme heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley through Saturday evening.
SCV Extreme Heat Warning Extended Through Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the launch of a forum for small business owners -- the Small Business Roundtable.
SCV Chamber to Launch Monthly Roundtable for Small Business Owners
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, advocating for the thousands of constituents still in the queue waiting for their unemployment benefits, is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to rethink a two-week pause on new EDD claims.
Unemployment: Wilk Urges Governor to Hit ‘Start,’ Not ‘Pause’ on EDD
William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Sunday Santa Clarita Valley public junior highs and high schools will not reopen in October, pushing the potential timeline for partial reopening to Nov. 13.
Hart District Won’t Reopen Schools in October
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a series of bills into law Saturday, strengthening protections for LGBTQ+ Californians.
Newsom Signs Bills Strengthening LGBTQ+ Protections
California Governor Gavin Newsom took action Sunday on several bills that continue the state’s long-standing leadership as a state of inclusion and refuge.
Newsom Acts on Bills to Support California’s Immigrant, Refugee Communities
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Stevenson Ranch Library to Serve as Emergency Cooling Center
The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information.
Residents Warned of 2020 Census Scam
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a virtual study session via Zoom, Thursday, Oct 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 1: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FYI Debuts New ‘Study Place’ for Local Foster Youth to Support Online Learning
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
Thurmond Announces Mini Grants Available to Provide Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Educator Training
A crash involving multiple motorcycles Friday afternoon prompted a SigAlert on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Stevenson Ranch area, according to first responders.
Multi-Motorycle Crash Prompts SigAlert on SB I-5
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
Oct. 3: 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Presents Hybrid Event, Drive-By ‘Promise Flower’ Display