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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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The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents
The Los Angeles County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office identified Carlos Salgado-Ruiz, 35, of Santa Clarita, as the pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle in Saugus Wednesday night.
Pedestrian Killed in Saugus Hit-and-Run Identified
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
Scott Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 262 new deaths and 6,492 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county's rollout of an extremely limited vaccine supply continues at Dodger Stadium and five supersites including Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 22,232; Vaccines in ‘Extremely Limited Supply’
In what some hailed as the most important speech at an inauguration in modern American history, President Joe Biden called for a new era of unity and healing as he pledged to bring an end to the pandemic that has dramatically altered the lives of every American while leading the restoration of a battered economy.
Biden Inauguration: ‘This Is Democracy’ – President Calls for Unity in Inaugural Address
Almost directly after taking the oath as President of the United States, Joe Biden on his first day in office is expected to reverse a number of his predecessor’s policies and federal agency standards.
Biden’s Busy First Day: Action on COVID-19, Climate, Racial Equality
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) was unanimously selected as Senate Republican Leader-elect, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) announced Wednesday.
Wilk Named California Senate Republican Leader-Elect
Concluding with his oath to faithfully uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution, Joseph R. Biden became the 46th president of the United States at noon Wednesday.
New President Inaugurated: White House Changes Hands at Critical Moment in History
The Los Angeles County Public Health Department opened the Six Flags Magic Mountain vaccination site Tuesday, one of the five larger vaccination sites opened this week in conjunction with the Fire Department and other agencies.
Magic Mountain Opens Vaccination Site, Aims to Administer More Than 2K Doses a Day
California fired back on the Trump administration’s eleventh-hour attempt to gut the Endangered Species Act before the president left office Wednesday.
California Leads Charge Against Parting Gut of Endangered Species Act
After nearly a year of lockdowns, social distancing, widespread infection, and COVID-19-related death in Los Angeles, residents are preparing for the next chapter of the pandemic: vaccination distribution.
L.A. County Health Officials Address Challenges to Vaccination Distribution
California’s holiday COVID-19 wave appears to have crested, with state officials announcing Tuesday that hospitalizations and new infections are starting to decrease for the first time in weeks.
Officials: California’s Holiday COVID-19 Wave Appears to Have Crested
As coronavirus cases spiked to record highs and spurred statewide lockdowns this past summer, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature have scrambled to devise a COVID-19 aid plan for the state’s nearly $10 billion share of federal CARES Act funding.
California Leaders Blasted for Giving Less COVID-19 Aid to Small Communities
Soon after Los Angeles County officials announced Tuesday that, by the afternoon, residents age 65 and older could register for the COVID-19 vaccine, the signup website crashed, with thousands of inquiries pending.
L.A. County COVID-19 Vaccine Signup Website Crashes
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 186 new deaths and 7,902 new cases of confirmed COVID-19, with 22,102 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: County Ramps Up Large-Scale Vaccination Sites; SCV Tops 22,000 Total Cases
I think everyone gave a sigh of relief at midnight on Dec. 31, 2020. The most troubling and stressful year in recent memory was finally over.
Pets Are Source of Unconditional Love During Uncertain World | Marcia Mayeda
A brush fire quickly spread near Towsley Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, with initial reports indicating it had grown by 50 acres within a half-hour.
Strong Winds Fuel Towsley Canyon Fire
As winds continue to whip through the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters are battling another brush fire in Canyon Country where structures may be threatened.
Canyon Country Fire Threatens Structures
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan issued the following statement Sunday recommending providers pause the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions that are under investigation.
California Issues Warning Against Batch of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine After Allergic Reactions Reported
ARTree Community Arts Center is offering virtual classes that you can share with family and friends, not just around the country, but around the world.
ARTree Offering Virtual Individual, Group Classes