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Bahamian Dives to Finish Ahead of Felix in 400m
Monday, Aug 15, 2016

In one of the most thrilling Olympic finishes in recent memory, Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas out-dove Canyon Country’s Alyson Felix to the finish line to win the Women’s 400 meter sprint Monday night in Rio De Janeiro. Miller lead for the majority of the race until down the back stretch...

Felix Advances to 400m Final; Fastest Time in Semis
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Felix sets the pace in Sunday’s third 400m semifinal heat. Photo: U.S. Olympic Committee SCV’s Alyson Felix ran a blistering 49.67 in the third semifinal of the Women’s 400 meter final, giving herself a shot at her fifth Olympic gold medal. Felix is one of three Americans to qualify...

Hart Grad, Valencia Resident Ervin Wins Individual Gold
Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Hart graduate Anthony Ervin put an exclamation point on his Rio Olympics with a gold medal in the Men’s 50 meter freestyle on Friday. Ervin qualified with the top time on Thursday and made good on it Friday, finishing in 21.40 seconds. This is the fourth medal for Ervin who won his first two medals...

Kim Rhode Wins Bronze in Olympic Skeet Shooting

American Kim Rhode won her sixth straight Olympic medal on Friday during the Olympic Skeet Shooting competition in Rio De Janero, Brazil. Rhode captured the bronze, after a three round shoot off with China’s Meng Wei. The medal is Rhode’s sixth straight in the Olympics, making her the first female...

Weitzeil Finishes 7th in 100 Free, Ervin Nabs Spot in 50 Free Final
Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Saugus graduate Abbey Weitzeil finished 7th in the Women’s 100 freestyle event during the Rio Olympics on Thursday. Fellow American Simone Manual found the podium, tying for the goal medal with Canadian Penny Oleksiak. Weitzeil swam a 53.30, a .07 second improvement off of her semifinal time, but...

UCLA Softball Coaching Staff Named Best in Nation
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – For the third year in a row, the UCLA softball coaching staff of head coach Kelly Inouye-Perez and assistant coaches Lisa Fernandez and Kirk Walker were named the NFCA West Regional Coaching Staff of the Year. The Bruins advanced to the Women’s College World Series for the...

USC Legend Hix Dies at 80
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Ernie Hix, known as “The Father of USC Men’s Volleyball” after building the program in its early years as head coach and guiding the Trojans to their first 2 NCAA championships, died of malignant melanoma on Saturday (June 4) in Alta Loma, Calif. He was 80. During his 8-year (1974-81) tenure at...

Law Named ANNIKA Award Winner

COLUMBUS, Ga. – Junior Bronte Law was named the winner of the 2016 ANNIKA Award presented by 3M, given to the nation’s top female collegiate golfer. Law is the third-ever winner of the award, joining the inaugural winner and Bruin alum, Alison Lee in 2014, as well as Leona Maguire of Duke...

USC Water Polo Earns Coach and Player Of the Year Honors
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

In a perfect topper to an already perfect season, USC has claimed both National Coach and Player of the Year awards from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches for 2016. The undefeated Women of Troy — under the direction of newly crowned National Coach of the Year Jovan Vavic — won the...

Wildcats Baseball Set for Semi-Finals in Long Beach
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Propelled forward by a complete game four hitter by Timmy Josten, the West Ranch Wildcats will play in the CIF Southern Section Division I Semi-Finals at Blair Field in Long Beach Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats only put up two runs on eight hits, but that was all they needed as Josten was impressive,...

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1945 - Cattle-rustling "Phantom of Vasquez Rocks" captured [story]
Phantom suspect
1842 - Proof of discovery: New York Observer (newspaper) reports on gold in Placerita Canyon. [story]
New York Observer
Sixteen William S. Hart Union High School District 2022/23 Teachers of the Year were recognized by the Governing Board on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Hart District Teachers of the Year Honored by Board
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,682 new cases countywide and 100 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Seven Day Average of County Case Counts Declines 8 Percent
The HOV, High Occupancy Vehicle, or carpool, lanes are open on I-5 in both directions between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street.
I-5 Corridor Improvement Work Continues, SR-134  to Buena Vista Street
Two recent graduates of CalArts’ MFA Experimental Animation Program, Moon (Yuezhu) Wang and Dairys Escoto De León, have been selected for the 2022-23 Association for Independent Colleges of Art and Design Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowships.
CalArts Alums Selected for AICAD Teaching Fellowships
Join Route 66 Classic Grill for the longest monthly Classic Car Show in Southern California history. The last show of 2022 will be held Oct. 8 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 8: Route 66 Classic Grill Classic Car Show
Los Angeles County’s new Veteran Suicide Review Team met for the first time Thursday, Sept. 29, kick-starting an innovative and collaborative approach to reducing veteran suicide in the county.
L.A. County’s New Veteran Suicide Review Team Begins Work
Agua Dulce Winery will host StompFest on Saturday, Oct. 1 at noon.
Oct. 1: StompFest at Agua Dulce Winery
Do you want to create a post on Facebook and Instagram at the same time? Learn to schedule posts, respond to comments and inbox messages from one place by attending this free Small Business Development Center webinar, "Manage Your Social Media Platform, Meta Business Suite."
Oct. 5: SBDC Free Webinar Helps Businesses Manage Social Media Platforms
On Saturday, November 12, 2022, the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative and Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions will host a Veteran Career Fair on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Curtiss-Wright facility.
Nov. 12: Veteran Career Fair at Curtiss-Wright in Valencia
A strong first half turned into a great start of the second half, but it ended going against Master's men's soccer team as they lost the Golden State Athletic Conference opener to Arizona Christian 3-1 Thursday in Glendale, Ariz.
GSAC Opening Win Eludes TMU Men’s Soccer
Motoko Shimoji earned medalist honors for the third straight week and Carla Menendez placed runner-up to help lead the College of the Canyons Golf Team to a 15-stroke victory over Bakersfield College at the Western State Conference event hosted by Moorpark College at Los Robles Greens on Sept. 26.
Cougars Win Again, Shimoji Medals for Third Straight Week
1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
Chelsea A. Kay, 37, an insurance operations manager living in Saugus, was honored by JCI USA (United States Junior Chamber) as a member of the 2022 class Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
United States Junior Chamber Honors Local Operations Manager
October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
County Reminding Residents Pet License Amnesty Period Ending Soon
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Academy Announces Winners of Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
COC Names Botello, Regez Athletes of the Week
Detectives at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need your help. On Aug. 13, 2022, the individuals pictured shoplifted items from a retail store in Valencia at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SCVEDC, COC, City Partner to Host Job Fair
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 49 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,517 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 49 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
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