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1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
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Women’s Tennis: Short-Handed Cougars Lose to Bakersfield 8-1
Friday, Mar 29, 2019

Story and photo by Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyons was forced to close out the regular season in shorthanded fashion with the Lady Cougars suffering an 8-1 loss to visiting Bakersfield College on Thursday. Canyons lost all four of its singles matches and was forced...

Canyons Tops Bakersfield 72-63 in the Cougar Cage
Friday, Feb 15, 2019

Story and photo by Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyons received a season-high 26 points and 12 rebounds from freshman Zach Phipps on the way to a hard-fought 72-63 conference win over visiting Bakersfield College on Saturday. The Cougars (12-13, 3-2) are tied with the...

Yamane Walks Off in COC’s 4-3 Win Over Bakersfield
Monday, Feb 11, 2019

Story and photos by Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director With the game tied and two runners on base, sophomore Kayla Yamane promptly drove a ball to deep left field, lifting College of the Canyons to a 4-3 eighth-inning walk-off victory over Bakersfield College on Thursday. Yamane’s clutch...

No. 1 Cougars Finish Regular Season Perfect 10-0 to Claim Conference Title
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director No. 1 College of the Canyons completed a perfect 10-0 regular season and claimed its first conference championship in five years with a rousing 42-30 comeback victory over longtime conference rival No. 18 Bakersfield College on Saturday night at Cougar...

Cougars Earn Three All-American Nods at CCCAA State Championships
Monday, May 21, 2018

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director BAKERSFIELD — College of the Canyons brought home three All-American designations and set a new school record during the two-day California Community College Athletic Association Track & Field State Championships hosted by Bakersfield College May...

Cougars Claw Bakersfield 81-77, Move Into Conference Top Spot
Friday, Feb 16, 2018

By Brandon Johnson/COC Sports Information College of the Canyons’ men’s basketball team rallied from a late five-point deficit and moved into the conference top spot one win away from winning a conference championship, with a hard-fought 81-77 victory over visiting Bakersfield College on...

COC Women’s Hoops Team Wins 8th Straight, Share of WSC Title

By Brandon Johnson/COC Sports Information College of the Canyons women’s basketball team shook off a sloppy first quarter and rebounded to win its eighth straight game after knocking off conference rival Bakersfield College 88-60 on Wednesday night in the Cougar Cage. With the win, the Cougars...

Nov. 11: Canyons to Host Bakersfield in Regular Season Finale
Friday, Nov 10, 2017

No. 11 College of the Canyons will host Northern League opponent No. 10 Bakersfield College at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Cougar Stadium, and military personnel will be admitted free. The game will also be live streamed to fans through a broadcast partnership with SoCalCollegeSports.com, with longtime Cougar...

No. 3 Canyons Lets Lead Slip in 3-2 Loss to No. 6 Bakersfield

In a battle of two Top 10 teams in the state, it was visiting Bakersfield College that rallied from a two-set deficit to stun host No. 3 College of the Canyons’ women’s volleyball team on Wednesday night in the Cougar Cage. Set Scores were 23-25, 16-25, 25-22, 25-22, 16-14 in favor of No....

COC Gets First Conference Win of Season Against Bakersfield College
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

College of the Canyons dominated its match vs. Bakersfield College from start to finish on Friday night, resulting in a 5-1 victory over the Renegades for the Cougars’ first conference win of the season. Crystal Sanchez netted two goals for the Cougars (10-2, 1-0), as COC registered an impressive...

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1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation and operation of a Verizon wireless communication facility that will expand wireless coverage in the city’s center. 
Verizon Wireless Facility Approved By Planning Commission
State Senator Scott Wilk is honoring four Hispanic community leaders to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Wilk Honors Local Hispanic Community Leaders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium, SCEEC, will virtually host the 2021 Green STEM Summit on Saturday, Oct. 9 with the purpose of introducing students to green careers.
COC’s Virtual Green STEM Summit Slated For October
The Angeles National Forest will end its forest closure order Wednesday at 11:59 pm, a week past the expiration of the California regional closure.
Angeles National Forest Ending Closure Order
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday
State Superintendent Seeks To Increase Literacy By Third Grade For All California Students
In an effort to keep adopted pets from returning to the shelter, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has launched a free online resource center to help pet owners who can no longer keep their pets.
Pets Get A Second Chance With New Rehoming Program
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California. 
Santa Clarita Population Has Grown Over 50,000 In Ten Years
A federal court handed international mining conglomerate Cemex a win last week in its decades-long battle to establish a mining operation in Soledad Canyon.    
Court Rules In Favor Of Cemex Over Bureau Of Land Management
The American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley held a Relay Rally at Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about its annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event on Saturday, Oct. 2. 
Community Gets Ready For Relay For Life With Local Relay Rally
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,326 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one new death bringing the total deaths since the pandemic began to 167.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Officials Confirm 167th Death at Henry Mayo; 35,326 Total SCV Cases
A gunshot victim was reported in Canyon Country Tuesday evening, prompting a response from both law enforcement and paramedics.
Man Surrenders After Report of Gunshot in Home
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark is hosting a series of special activities at “Last Sundays at the Landmark” with a special tribute in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month of the songs of Early California from the del Valle Family of Camulos, set for Sept. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: Rancho Camulos to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month During ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Christian Raigosa with Kaiser Permanente to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors.
SCV Chamber Announces New Chair of the Board
Members of the community are invited to provide their input on a draft plan for long-term management of local groundwater resources by Oct. 15.
Public Input Sought on Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan
City of Santa Clarita Transit officials were forced to temporarily pause two trips on Monday after 20 employees, including bus drivers and call dispatchers, called out of work due to COVID-19-related reasons.
Santa Clarita Transit Cancels Bus Routes After 17 Bus Drivers Call Out of Work
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium
Both classified staff and teachers in the William S. Hart Union High School District voiced their displeasure with the ongoing negotiations regarding employee pay during Wednesday night’s governing board meeting, saying morale is low across the board for site staff.
Hart District Teachers, Staff  Express Frustration Over Ongoing Labor Negotiations
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Wipeout,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Prisoners of Earth,’ 11 Other Productions
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 166 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 166th Death; SCV Cases Total 35,280
College of the Canyons, No. 6, remained unbeaten on Saturday with the Cougars' defense coming away with four turnovers — including three straight interceptions to end the game — to defeat No. 8 Fullerton College 22-17 at Nathan Shapell Stadium.
Cougars Remain Unbeaten with 22-17 Win Against Fullerton
WiSH hosted several very popular informational college webinars during the ’21-’22 academic year; this year they have expanded the program to meet the needs of all students considering college as an option.
WiSH Foundation Expanding College Webinar Series