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1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
Leona Cox

Photo Gallery: Canyon High Wallops Northridge 19-2
Monday, Apr 2, 2018

The Northridge Academy Pumas traveled to Canyon High School for a non-conference baseball game Saturday, and got walloped by the Cowboys 19-2. Northridge jumped out to an early 2-0 in the first inning but Canyon came roaring back in the bottom of the first and scored 10 runs before beating the visiting...

Birmingham Bests West Ranch Wildcats 5-3
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018

Los Angeles City High School Baseball Champions Birmingham High School traveled to West Ranch High School Tuesday for an Easton Tournament Baseball game against the West Ranch Wildcats. West Ranch took an early 1-0 lead in the second inning on Will Chambers’ solo home run. West Ranch starting pitcher...

College of the Canyons Outruns Chaffey College 12-9
Monday, Feb 19, 2018

College of the Canyons’ baseball team beat Chaffey College 12-9 in a wild game on Saturday when the home team scored eight runs in the 7th to gain the win and improve to 7-4. Justin King got the win for the Cougars after coming in relief in the 5th inning with Canyons trailing 8-2. King struck...

Photo Gallery: VC Softball Pirates Scuttle Canyons 6-4
Friday, Feb 9, 2018

The Ventura College Pirates visited the College of the Canyons Cougars at Whitten Field Thursday, February 8, coming away with a 6-4 victory. Katie Taix got the start for the Cougars but gave up four runs on seven hits while walking three in only two innings as the Cougars fell to 2-5 on the year. Megan...

Photo Gallery: Cougars Defeat Santa Ana College 8-3 at COC
Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018

College of the Canyons hosted Santa Ana College Saturday, Feb. 3. Canyons took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back, beating the Dons 8-3. Jackson Cunningham started for the Cougars and Justin King picked up the win coming in relief in the fifth inning with two out and bases loaded....

Photo Gallery: Blue Moon, Total Lunar Eclipse, Super Moon
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley photographer Kevin Karzin was up early Wednesday morning, shooting the Blue Moon, total lunar eclipse and Super Moon from the Iron Horse Trail on Magic Mountain Parkway just east of Interstate 5 in Valencia. The U.S. has not seen such a celestial combination since 1866, and Karzin,...

Oaks Christian Beats Valencia 20-19 in CIF Playoffs
Monday, Dec 4, 2017

Oaks Christian High School visited Valencia High School Friday, December 1, in the CIF Southern Section Division II championship game. Oaks Christian held Valencia’s high scoring offense to just 19 points and beat the Vikings 20-19 making a 27-yard field goal with 2:12 minutes to go to come from behind...

Valencia Advances in CIF Playoffs After Win Against Heritage High
Monday, Nov 27, 2017

Valencia High School played Heritage High School from Romoland in the CIF Southern Section Division II semi-final football playoffs Friday, Nov. 24, at Valencia High School. Valencia jumped out to a 21-0 second quarter lead before Heritage scored three second quarter touchdowns and cut Valencia lead...

Hart Ends Season With Playoff Loss to Rancho Verde
Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Hart High School took on Rancho Verde High School of Moreno Valley Friday, at College of the Canyons in the quarterfinal round of the CIF Southern Section Division III Playoffs. Rancho Verde came out on top 55-27 and Hart ended the season with an 8-4 record. Kevin Karzin, president of the Santa Clarita...

Friday Night Football: Valencia 54, Great Oak 23
Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Valencia High School took on Great Oak High School of Temecula Friday, November 10, in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division II football playoffs. Valencia beat Great Oak 54-23 to advance to the second round against Norco High School. Here are photos from the game by Kevin Karzin, president...

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1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
Leona Cox
1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
COC Awarded Nearly $75K Grant for Bee Research
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host “Moments of Zen” as the latest art exhibition featured in City Hall’s First Floor Gallery, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
Community Encouraged to Explore City Hall’s ‘Moments of Zen’ Art Exhibit
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
SCV Nonprofit Holds Annual Back to School Bash for Foster Youth
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Extends Water Use Warning for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County is holding a free, drive-thru Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection on Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station.
July 31: Free Drive-Thru Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a webinar on Thursday for local educational agencies (LEAs) and education partners to lead a discussion on how schools can use new state and federal funding to invest in strategies that will facilitate a safe and impactful return to in-person learning.
Health, Education Experts Address Ways to Invest New Funding into Safe In-Person Learning
1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,772; L.A. County Stresses Importance of Vaccines Against Delta Variant
With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew