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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]

TMU Women’s Swim Honored as Scholar All-America Team
Friday, Jun 28, 2019

The Master’s University women’s swim team, fresh off an impressive inaugural season, was honored by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association as a Scholar All-America team this week. The Mustangs earned a cumulative GPA for the spring 2019 semester of 3.35. “Coach Byron Davis,...

TMU Women’s Swim Signs Sprinter Selma Matiashowski

In coming to The Master’s University, Selma Matiashowski hopes not only to improve her strokes and drop her times, but also to help reinforce the culture the Mustangs have been building. “I want to be part of, and help form, a strong, loving team atmosphere,” said Matiashowski, whose...

Matiashowski, Alaska Champ, Signs with TMU Men’s Swim

The Master’s University men’s swim team has added Raymie Matiashowski, an Alaska state champion, to its 2019-2020 recruiting class. Raymie Matiashowski won state in the 500-yard freestyle as a junior, leading his high school to a team title in the process, and he finished second in the event...

TMU’s Atencia Inks with Iceland’s Top Pro League

Hansel Atencia, a two-time NAIA All-American at The Master’s University, has signed with Thor AK Akureyri, a member of Iceland’s top professional men’s basketball league. Atencia has spent the last month since graduation at home in Colombia visiting family, working out and weighing...

TMU Aquatics Signs First Diver in School History

The Master’s University aquatic program has signed the first diver in school history — Courtney Simpson. Simpson comes to the Mustangs from Faith Christian School in Palos Verdes, California, and Master’s coach Byron Davis is confident she will make an immediate impact in terms of both...

Alaska State Swim Champ Signs with TMU
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

The Master’s University men’s swim team has added an Alaska state champion to its 2019-2020 recruiting class. Raymie Matiashowski won state in the 500-yard freestyle as a junior, leading his high school to a team title in the process, and he finished second in the event as a senior. “We...

All-State Midfielder Nico Felich Inks With TMU Soccer
Friday, Jun 21, 2019

Nico Felich, an all-state soccer player from Kansas, is ready to soak up the Southern California sun at The Master’s University. “I’m excited about no more winters,” Felich said after signing with TMU’s men’s soccer team. He will join a team that is coming off an appearance...

Prettyman, Zelenski Sign with TMU Women’s Basketball
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019

The Master’s University women’s basketball team has signed guards Olivia Prettyman and Kelsey Zelenski to their 2019-2020 recruiting class, a group that hopes to bolster another deep run in the NAIA national tournament. The Mustangs dipped into California’s wealth of prospects this...

SoCal Midfielder Alexis Mendoza Signs with TMU
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

The Master’s University women’s soccer team has signed Alexis Mendoza, a technically-sound midfielder who head coach Curtis Lewis described as “calm on the ball.” “She will help unlock defenses with her passing and is a good ball winner,” Lewis said of the Hacienda...

TMU’s Winslow Signs Contract with Seattle Mariners
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019

Robert Winslow went to bed Thursday believing his baseball career was over. The MLB Draft had passed earlier in the week without The Master’s University Mustangs right-hander hearing his name, and Winslow had turned his attention to a different kind of job search. “Like everything. Sales,...

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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
The Public Outreach and Legislation Committee of the SCV Water Agency is scheduled to meet on Thursday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m.
July 18: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Join Valley Industry Association (VIA) for its inaugural "Christmas in July" joint mixer with JCI Santa Clarita (the Jaycees) on Thursday, July 25, at 5:30 p.m.
July 25: ‘Christmas in July’ Joint Mixer with VIA, JCI Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita’s local artists Zony Gordon and Bonny Butler will be the featured artists at the “Two of Us” art exhibition featuring latest Watercolor & Mixed Media artworks.
SCV Artists to Hold ‘Two of Us’ Exhibit at Fast Frame Gallery
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) revealed 42 new badges Tuesday exclusively for girls in grades K–12 that allow them to make their own choices about how they want to experience and influence the world.
Girl Scouts Unveils 42 New Badges Aimed to Empower Girls
On Saturday, July 20, the band Prussia will cool down Central Park with some funk, blues and soul.
North Hollywood-Based Band Prussia to Make Concerts in the Park Debut
The San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative meeting will take place Thursday, July 25, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
July 25: San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative Meeting
Cruise guests ready to travel through time and space need to look no further than Princess Cruises newest ships – Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess – to experience Phantom Bridge, a world’s first game combining digital and physical elements for the ultimate immersive escape room.
Princess Cruises Newest Ships to Offer Immersive Escape Room
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will take place Wednesday, July 17, at 7:00 p.m. (with a Closed Session beginning at 5:45 p.m.)
July 17: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting (CCAC) will take place Wednesday, July 17, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., at the Mint Canyon Moose Lodge Family Center Banquet Room.
July 17: Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting
LANCASTER – The JetHawks came to tie the game four times before finally taking the lead in a 6-5 win over the San Jose Giants Monday night at The Hangar. Matt McLaughlin drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning.
JetHawks Rally Against Giants to Take Series Finale
Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, will partner with the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) for a Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall Meeting in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Smith Partners with LACoFD, LASD for Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall
SACRAMENTO – Last week, Assemblyman Tom Lackey’s, (R-Palmdale), bill to prevent driving while high (AB 127) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Lackey Bill to Prevent Driving While High Signed into Law
A family recently targeted by a prank 911 call is voicing displeasure with swatting and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies in a complaint filed less than 24 hours after the family was handcuffed on its front lawn.
Stevenson Ranch Resident Alleges Misconduct by SCV Deputies
1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
After nearly two decades serving College of the Canyons and its students, Dr. Barry Gribbons has agreed to become president of Los Angeles Valley College.
COC’s Gribbons Named President of LA Valley College
The Los Angeles County Probation Department's 2019 First Quarter Accomplishment Report is now available for viewing online.
County Probation Issues 2019 First Quarter Report
The University of Antelope Valley has promoted UAV baseball alumnus and three-year assistant coach Neal White to the position of Head Baseball Coach, effective immediately.
Neal White Promoted to Head Baseball Coach at UAV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a report Monday with findings that unlicensed cannabis dispensaries in LA County — in contrast to those that are licensed — pose health risks to consumers.
County Report Assesses Health Impact of Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensaries
College of the Canyons' 2018-19 season was another banner year for COC Athletics, with many highlights to recap, including the Men's Soccer Team's first Western State Conference championship.
COC Athletics 2018-2019 — Cougars by the Numbers
Following a crushing 17-5 defeat Saturday, the Lancaster Jethawks fell again to the San Jose Giants on Sunday evening by a score of 5-3 at The Hangar.
Lancaster Falls to San Jose Sunday
The San Jose Giants overwhelmed the JetHawks Saturday night, handing Lancaster a 17-5 crushing defeat at home at The Hangar.
JetHawks Lose Big to Giants Saturday
The Lancaster JetHawks got a fantastic start from Garrett Schilling to beat the Stockton Ports, 5-2, Friday night at The Hangar.
Schilling Shines in JetHawks Win Over Ports
After Los Angeles and Long Beach, Santa Clarita experienced the most growth in real estate and business property values of all 88 Los Angeles County cities, according to the 2019 Assessment Roll certified by County Assessor Jeff Prang and released Monday.
Assessor: LA County, SCV Property Values Grow to All-Time High