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2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
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Former Mustang Lawrence Russell Inks Deal to Play Professional Ball in Canada
Saturday, May 23, 2020

By: Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director Lawrence Russell was already running when he received the ball with 4.8 seconds remaining in the first round of the 2018 NAIA national tournament. The Master’s University men’s basketball team trailed by two points as Russell rushed the length...

Morgan Hill Becomes 1st Player in TMU Soccer Program’s History from England
Thursday, May 21, 2020

By: Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director Growing up in Bournemouth, England, Morgan Hill had a specific, sunny destination in mind when she envisioned her college experience: California. The energetic forward, with high-level academy experience, will make that dream a reality this fall, having...

COVID-19: TMU Extends Spring Break, Preps for Online Instruction
Friday, Mar 13, 2020

The Master’s University and Seminary in Newhall has extended Spring Break, which begins Monday, through Sunday, March 29, with classes set to resume Monday, March 30, according to a note late Thursday from TMU Interim President Dr. John F. Stead, which follows: “As our community, our country,...

Midfielder Jesus Torres Joins TMU
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

By Don Gilmore, Assistant Sports Information Director Jesus Torres’ early enrollment at TMU this spring could pay dividends as he prepares for the 2020 fall campaign. “Angel enrolled this spring to get a jump on school and team chemistry,” said TMU men’s soccer coach Jim Rickard....

TMU Beach Volleyball: Another Strong Showing in Irvine
Friday, Feb 21, 2020

It was the beach volleyball version of the give-and-go. Katie Emmerling knelt in the sand to dig an attack. She rose to her feet and hustled to the net, where she jumped to meet a Desi Elizondo pass. Primarily a setter on TMU’s indoor team last fall, Emmerling also spent time at opposite hitter,...

Master’s Signs Dual-sport Athlete Jordyn Bingaman
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

If all goes according to plan, Jordyn Bingaman will be a busy woman during the 2020-21 athletic year at The Master’s University. Bingaman has signed to play soccer in the fall and run track & field in the spring. “I’m extremely excited Jordyn chose TMU,” said TMU head track...

Lady Mustangs Basketball Voted No. 1 in Coaches Poll for First Time in Program History
Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

By: Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director For the first time in program history, The Master’s University women’s basketball team was voted No. 1 in the NAIA Division 1 Coaches’ Poll on Wednesday. The Mustangs — No. 3 in the previous rankings — are off to their best start ever,...

No. 3 Master’s Handles Olivet Nazarene, Improves to 14-0
Monday, Dec 30, 2019

The No. 3-ranked Master’s University women’s basketball team opened the next chapter of its season against Olivet Nazarene University (IL) with a victory Saturday night. Olivet Nazarene, an opponent that plays at one of the fastest, most frenetic, paces in the country, subbed in five fresh...

Faith Ellms Becomes TMU’s First Female Golfer
Thursday, Dec 26, 2019

By Don Gilmore, Assistant Sports Information Director By definition, a pioneer is a person who is among the first to explore or settle a new country or area. Faith Ellms won’t be exploring or settling a new country or area. What she will be pioneering, though, is women’s golf, the newest...

TMU Hoops: Younger Players Shine in Win Over San Diego Christian
Monday, Dec 16, 2019

After The Master’s University’s defense smothered San Diego Christian in Saturday’s first half, the No. 3-ranked Mustangs enjoyed an extended look at their younger players in what became an 86-42 win, the team’s 16th straight home victory and 16th consecutive over the Hawks. Caitlin...

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2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
Powerhouse Fire
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
June 2: City Planners to Ponder Project Time Extension; 375-Unit Saugus Development
For the 60 soon-to-be graduates of the College of the Canyons Registered Nurse Class of 2020, entry into the world of nursing will be baptism by fire.
COC Registered Nurse Grads to Join Frontline of COVID-19 Battle
California Department of Public Health officials gave Los Angeles County the OK Friday to reopen restaurants for in-person dining and allow barbershops and hair salons to resume offering services.
State OK’s L.A. County In-Person Dining, Opening of Hair Salons, Barbershops
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 and 50 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,306 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 122 more than reported Thursday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 103,886 Cases Statewide, 1,306 Cases in SCV
California will enter the next phase of reopening its economy, but decisions will be left up to individual counties, Governor Gavin Newsom said Friday.
Newsom: Future Reopening of Economy Will Be Left to Counties
CVS Health has opened additional COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including the Canyon Country location at 26861 Sierra Highway.
CVS Health Offers COVID-19 Testing at Canyon Country Drive-Thru
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard to sort through true and false claims promoted by researchers that could be for profit and even harm the public.
Manipulating Covid Data for Profit | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Artist, writer, educator and CalArts alum Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07) has been named the first-ever resident artist by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
CalArts Alum Audrey Chan Named Inaugural ACLU SoCal Artist in Residence
CSUN’s Class of 2019-2020 worked too hard — and overcame too many challenges — not to celebrate the completion of this chapter in their academic journey, at least virtually.
CSUN Celebrates Class of 2019-2020 (Video)
The COVID-19 pandemic has required people to stay at home as much as possible. For those in abusive households, “Safer at Home” orders heightened the risk factors associated with child maltreatment, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Unsafe at Home: CSUN’s Strength United Supports Survivors of Abuse, Assault
The Valley Industry Association aka VIA will launch a member-exclusive online business coaching program, called "Breakfast Club," on Friday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
June 5: VIA to Launch ‘Breakfast Club’ Business Coaching Sessions
The California State Senate rejected Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget cuts to sectors like education and health care Thursday, instead seeking to draw down more reserves, raise taxes on certain industries and borrow against the future to make up an estimated $54 billion shortfall.
California Senate Rejects Governor Newsom’s Call for Budget Cuts
Donaldson Company, Inc., based in Bloomington, Minnesota with operations also in Valencia, announced on Friday that its Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 21.0 cents per share, payable June 30, 2020, to shareholders of record on June 15, 2020.
Donaldson Co. Declares Cash Dividend
1987 - Director John Landis acquitted of charges in deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors on Valencia set of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
John Landis and Harland Braun
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,184 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 101,697 Cases Statewide, 1,184 SCV Cases
A power outage in Valencia reportedly affected 1, 228 residents Thursday afternoon.
Approximately 1,200 Valencia Residents Affected by Power Outage
(CN) — The CEO of the California High Speed Rail Authority had to take on all comers during an oversight hearing in the state assembly on Wednesday afternoon.
California Lawmakers Slam High-Speed Rail Head
(CN) — Millions are filing initial claims for unemployment insurance each week, but insured U.S. unemployment rate has fallen 2.6%, the Department of Labor reported Thursday. It’s the first decrease of the pandemic era.
U.S. Jobless Claims Eclipse 40 Million
The Los Angeles Rams have finalized their 2020 preseason schedule, the club announced Wednesday.
Aug. 14: Rams Take On Saints in Preseason Opener at New SoFi Stadium
Now implemented statewide, CalFresh Awareness Month in L.A. County has been recognized by the California Department of Social Services as a “best practice” to connect with diverse and hard to serve communities through strategic and culturally sensitive outreach.
CalFresh Celebrates 10 Years of Outreach (Video)
The city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce that Elena Galvez has been named to the Board of Directors for the Southern California Chapter of Sister Cities International.
Elena Galvez Named to Southern California’s Sister Cities International Board
If you anticipate your loved one could be admitted to a nursing home or hospital, think about giving them a crash course in using a smart phone.
Crash Course in Technology | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
A Saugus High School teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having oral sex with a minor, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station booking logs.
Update: Hart District Suspends Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Oral Copulation With a Minor