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1946 - Pioneering Placerita Canyon movie producer Trem Carr dies in San Diego [story]


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Second Bond Issuance of Measure E General Obligation Bonds Yields $85M
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

The second bond issuance of Measure E, the Santa Clarita Community College District general obligation bonds, were sold on Aug. 7, yielding $85 million to assist College of the Canyons in building out the Canyon Country campus and upgrading the Valencia campus. “We look forward to enhancing facilities...

COC’s Castaño Exhibit Kicks Off National Hispanic Heritage Month

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery presents the exhibition “Carolyn Castaño: Delineando un Paisaje Femenio – Outlining a Female Landscape” just in time for National Hispanic Heritage Month. Running Monday, Aug. 19 – Thursday, Oct. 10, the solo exhibition includes Castaño’s recent...

COC Fall Semester Registration Now Open

It is not too late to register for one of the more than 1,500 classes being offered during the College of the Canyons fall 2019 semester. Students and community members can choose from more than 2,000 class sections in a wide range of academic subjects and career education disciplines. To help meet the...

August 14 Agenda – COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

The August 14 agenda for the Santa Clarita Community College District’s Board of Trustees business meeting has been posted. The meeting is set to start at 4 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Board Meeting Room in Hasley Hall (HSLH-137) on the College of the Canyons Valencia Campus, located...

CSU Faculty Association Cuts Ties with California Teachers Union
Friday, Aug 9, 2019

Ending a decades-long connection, the association representing California State University faculty has severed its ties with the California Teachers Association, resulting in a significant loss in membership for the state’s largest teachers union. In a little-noticed move, the board of the California...

Young People Advocating Environmental Justice Through CSUN Workshops
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

California State University, Northridge Chicana/o studies professor Stevie Ruiz and a team of current and former students have spent this summer training young people how to better serve their communities through environmental justice. Ruiz and his team have held a series of workshops across Los Angeles...

CSUN Alumnus Gifts Alma Mater with CSU’s First Endowed Librarian
Thursday, Aug 1, 2019

California State University, Northridge alumnus Richard Nupoll has pledged $500,000 to the university for the creation of the very first endowed librarian position in the California State University system. The Dr. Karin J. Duran and Richard Nupoll Education Librarian Endowment honors Nupoll’s late...

Aug. 9: Welcome Day for COC’s Incoming Freshman
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

For many college freshman students, the first day of school can be a daunting and nerve-wracking experience. To better assists its incoming class of freshman students, College of the Canyons will host Welcome Day on Friday, Aug. 9. The one-day event will welcome new students and their families with...

COC Foundation Seeks Sponsors for Sept. 9 Golf Fundraiser
Monday, Jul 29, 2019

The nonprofit College of the Canyons Foundation is seeking sponsors for its “Swing for Scholarships” golf fundraiser at Valencia Country Club on Monday, Sept. 9. Here’s a roundup of opportunities for sponsors: * Lunch Sponsor $2,500 * Reception Sponsor $2,500 * Awards Sponsor $2,500 —...

COC Only Community College Selected to Participate in PLACE Initiative
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

College of the Canyons is the only community college selected to participate in the Bringing Theory to Practice’s (BTtoP) Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) initiative, a collaborative network of academic-community partnerships focused on civic-engagement and...

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1946 - Pioneering Placerita Canyon movie producer Trem Carr dies in San Diego [story]
1920 - Actress Maureen O'Hara born in Ireland; 1961 "Parent Trap" uses Disney Golden Oak Ranch [story]
Maureen O'Hara
If The Master's University women's volleyball team was looking for an opportunity to fold to Rocky Mountain on Thursday, it had options.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Takes Down No. 13 Rocky Mountain
The Master's University men's basketball team has signed Sam Boone, an NCAA Division 2 transfer who will add to the squad's frontcourt depth.
TMU Men’s Basketball Signs Sam Boone, NCAA D2 Transfer
A Canyon Country woman stands accused of going after a family member with a chainsaw, albeit one that was turned off, after two failed attempts to hit her intended victim with steak knives she allegedly threw.
Woman Accused of Throwing Knives, Wielding Chainsaw
Master's head coach Dan Waldeck hopes Stephanie Soares brings "immense confidence and drive" back with her after she played with the Brazilian women's national team at the Pan American Games in Peru last week.
TMU’s Stephanie Soares Wins Gold at Pan American Games
One thing volleyball player Jane Cisar appreciates about The Master's University head coach Allan Vince is his recruiting philosophy.
Vince Earns 100th Win at TMU Women’s Volleyball Coach
At nationals last year, The Master's University women's volleyball team learned what it would take to make a deep post-season run.
2019 TMU Women’s Volleyball Preview
Proving just how necessary Narcan has become in saving the lives of SCV heroin addicts, local sheriff’s deputies dispatched Thursday for an unresponsive man feared dead in the bathroom of a Stevenson Ranch restaurant watched signs of life return to the man after paramedics administered the drug.
Narcan 2 Years Later: Still Saving SCV Lives
Dante Acosta, former state assemblyman, former Santa Clarita City Council member and a director of the Santa Clarita Valley Water agency board, is moving to Texas to begin a position as district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration for the El Paso region.
Acosta Resigns from SCV Water, Moving to El Paso
Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, invites the community to its premier annual fundraiser, "Soup for the Soul – Sera in Italia," at the Bella Vida senior center in Canyon Country on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m.
Oct. 12: Bridge to Home ‘Soup for the Soul’ Fundraiser
A six-run first inning for the Lake Elsinore Storm was too much for the JetHawks Thursday, as Lancaster lost 13-8 at The Hangar.
Lake Elsinore Storm Start Too Strong for JetHawks
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives seek the public’s assistance in locating Willie Paul Davis, a 70-year-old Valencia resident.
Missing: Willie Paul Davis of Valencia
Five people were hurt, two seriously, in a multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 5 in Castaic early Friday morning, according to county fire department and CHP authorities.
Five Hurt in Early Morning Castaic Pileup
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control will join Los Angeles television stations NBC4 and Telemundo 52 in a "Clear the Shelter" pet adoption campaign on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aug. 17: ‘Clear the Shelters’ with Pet Adoption Discounts
Two parolees from Bakersfield arrested in Valencia last week were arraigned on multiple charges including burglary on Monday, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reported Wednesday.
Burglary Suspects Arrested After Mall Chase Are Arraigned
Painting it as an economic threat and a cruel attack on immigrants, California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration’s new "public charge rule" that allows the government to deny green cards to people relying on some forms of public assistance.
California Sues to Block Feds’ ‘Public Charge Rule’ for Green Cards
Friday air quality is unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to the latest South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
Friday Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive People
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station's COBRA Unit detained two juveniles and one adult during a gang suppression operation on Monday.
SCV Deputies Tag 3 Suspected Gang Members in Newhall
1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
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A vegetation fire near Valencia Boulevard and Interstate 5 prompted the evacuation of College of the Canyons’ Early Childhood Education Center Thursday afternoon.
Vegetation Fire Prompts Evacuation of COC’s Childhood Education Center
Would you like for a family member or caregiver to be able to call Medicare on your behalf? Would you like a way to store all your health records in one place online, so you can quickly share them with a new doctor or other healthcare provider? How about an easy way to print a new Medicare card if you lose yours? You can do all that and more by creating a free, secure MyMedicare.gov account.
Create a Personal Medicare Account | Commentary by Greg Dill
The Transfer Rules Committee held their culminating meeting Wednesday.
Message from CIF Southern Section Commissioner of Athletics
The second bond issuance of Measure E, the Santa Clarita Community College District general obligation bonds, were sold on Aug. 7, yielding $85 million to assist College of the Canyons in building out the Canyon Country campus and upgrading the Valencia campus.
Second Bond Issuance of Measure E General Obligation Bonds Yields $85M