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1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
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Four Trojans Named To Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Academic Team
Friday, May 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — USC beach volleyball junior Nicolette Martin (Anaheim, Calif./Canyon HS) and sophomores Jenna Belton (Aptos, Calif./Aptos HS) and Jo Kremer (Pacific Palisades, Calif./Harvard-Westlake HS) were each named to the inaugural Pac-12 Beach Volleyball All-Academic teams on Thursday, May...

Trojans Fall TO Duke in NCAA Championship Qualifier
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

A strong season that featured six wins, including a Pac-12 and NCAA Regional title, finished abruptly at the hands of a hot Duke team that defeated USC, 4-1, in the NCAA Championships match play quarterfinals on Tuesday (May 24) at the Eugene (Ore.) C.C. The Trojans, in search of their fourth NCAA title,...

Robinson Propels USC to Walk-Off Win Over Pepperdine
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

LOS ANGELES – The Trojans fought back from allowing the game-tying run in the ninth inning to walk off Pepperdine in 10 innings, 6-5 on Tuesday evening at Dedeaux Field. With runners on the corners and just one out in the bottom of the 10th inning, Timmy Robinson (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View...

USC Tennis Tallies Seventh Straight Win
Monday, Apr 4, 2016

BOULDER, COLO. — The No. 27 USC women’s tennis team stayed in winning mode on its Pac-12 road trip in pinning up a 6-1 victory over host Colorado. The win keeps the Trojans riding a solid sin streak, which is now up to seven in a row. Against the Buffs in Boulder, USC drummed up the doubles...

No. 14 USC Completes Crew Classic Weekend with Strong Performances

SAN DIEGO — Facing uncertainty, adversity, and a major delay in the racing schedule, the 14th-ranked USC women’s rowing team fought on to produce several strong performances in grand finals at the 43rd-annual San Diego Crew Classic on the waters of Mission Bay on Sunday, April 3. “I’m...

No. 7 USC Defeats Fresno State for 10th Straight Win
Friday, Apr 1, 2016

FRESNO, Calif. — The No 7-ranked USC women’s lacrosse team (10-0, 4-0 MPSF) pushed its school-record winning streak to 10 games following a 17-3 win over Fresno State (3-8, 0-5) at the Lacrosse Field on Thursday, March 31. The Women of Troy earned their seventh double-digit win of the year...

No. 2 Trojans Pick Up 8th Straight Win

SOUTH BEACH, Fla. — The No. 2-ranked USC beach volleyball team (12-2) earned a 4-1 win over No. 8 Georgia State (16-3) in its first match of the fourth-annual FIU Surf and Turf Invitational at Lummus Park on Friday, April 1. The victory was the eighth straight for the Women of Troy, who earned...

Three Trojans Named Pac-12 Academic All-Americans
Thursday, Mar 24, 2016

USC junior forward Nikola Jovanovic was named honorable mention on the 2016 Pac-12 All-Academic Team it was announced by the conference today (March 24). To be selected, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor. Jovanovic...

USC’s Fagbeme Selected as WBCA All-Region Nominee
Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016

After leading the Women of Troy in almost every statistical category this season, USC’s Temi Fagbenle has earned herself a a place as one of 52 WBCA All-Region honorees. Now in line for possible All-America selection, Fagbenle has added yet another accolade to her list of hard-earned honors. Fagbenle...

No. 1 USC Hands 9-5 Loss To No. 4 Hawai’i
Friday, Mar 18, 2016

HONOLULU, HAWAI’I — The top-ranked USC women’s water polo team kept its 2016 slate clean with another solid win to keep the Trojans undefeated at 14-0 on the year after a 9-5 win over No. 4 host Hawai’i tonight in Honolulu. The Rainbow Wahine drummed up the first goal of the game only to see...

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1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
Pedro Fages
Following months of renovations and preparation for a grand reopening, the city of Santa Clarita-owned ice rink has a new name and brand, The Cube - Ice and Entertainment Center.
City Reveals New Name of City-Owned Ice Rink
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 2,110 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccine Allocation to Increase Next Week; SCV Cases Total 26,403
On Friday, the California Department of Public Health released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework focused on activities that can be conducted outdoors with consistent masking which will take effect April 1.
State Updates Blueprint, Outdoor Activities and Theme Parks Set to Reopen
The Newhall School District announced Friday the implementation of the first Junior Kindergarten program in the Santa Clarita Valley which will offer students who turn five years old between July 1 and Sept. 1 the opportunity to enroll in school and enjoy the benefits that both Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Traditional Kindergarten currently provide.
Newhall School District Announces First Junior Kindergarten Program in SCV
The SCV Adventure Play Foundation is set to host its virtual Spring Thing Fling fundraiser on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual Spring Thing Fling Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations