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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]

California’s Community Colleges Shifting All Fall Sports to Spring Season
Friday, Jul 10, 2020

SACRAMENTO – The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved implementation of its Contingency Plan on Thursday, providing a return to intercollegiate athletics for the 2020-21 academic year that shifts all sports, including football, to the...

COC Takes on  San Diego Mesa in Postseason Match
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyons has been named the No. 14 seed and will travel to face No. 3 San Diego Mesa College at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, in a CCCAA Southern California Regional Playoffs first round match. A full 2019 CCCAA Women’s Volleyball SoCal...

Cougars Sending Both Cross Country Teams to State Championship
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director SAN DIEGO, Calif. — College of the Canyons is sending both teams to the state championship meet after the Cougars ran well enough at the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regional Championships on Friday. The...

Cougars Cross Country Eyes Competition at SoCal Preview
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

MISSION BAY — College of the Canyons’ cross country teams headed to last Friday’s California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Preview with an eye on the competition, knowing the meet would provide a gauge as to how the Cougars match up against their rivals throughout...

COC Lineman Kilian Zierer Named to JC Preseason Starting Lineup
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

College of the Canyons offensive lineman Kilian Zierer has been named to the 2019 College Football America Yearbook Junior College Preseason Starting Lineup, one of just 10 players from California Community College Athletic Association programs to be included in the preseason designation. The Preseason...

Cougars Track & Field Sends 3 Student-Athletes to State Championships
Thursday, May 16, 2019

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director RIVERSIDE — The Cougars track & field program is sending three student-athletes to the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) State Championship meet this weekend. Freshman thrower Jordan Palmer will lead the COC contingent after...

COC Holds Off Mt. SAC to Take Home CCCAA SoCal Regional Championship
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director CHINO HILLS — College of the Canyons has won the 2019 California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regional Championship after coming back from 13 strokes behind to hold off runner-up Mt. San Antonio College. The Southern...

Nov. 20: Canyons Volleyball to Host First Round Playoff Match
Monday, Nov 19, 2018

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyon’s women’s volleyball team will host a first-round California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Regional Playoff match vs. San Diego Mesa College on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Cougar Cage, with the...

Cougars Knocked Out in First Round Playoff Matchup
Sunday, Nov 18, 2018

No. 1 College of the Canyons (10-0) was just three wins away from a state championship. But the undefeated Cougars came up short Saturday night in a California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regional Playoff game against No. 4 Ventura – a team they bested 31-7...

Cougars Bring Home CCCAA SoCal Title
Thursday, May 10, 2018

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director BAKERSFIELD — College of the Canyons freshman Jones Comerford finished the day with a three-under-par round of 69 to lead the Cougars to a California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regional Championship at Bakersfield...

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SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — Fed up with the growing number of untraceable homemade firearms used in gun crimes and mass shootings, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a federal lawsuit Tuesday to force the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to crack down on so-called “ghost guns” that skirt laws requiring background checks and age verification.
California Sues Feds to Force Crack Down on ‘Ghost Guns’
Thousands of Southern California Edison customers were suddenly left without power late Tuesday morning in Newhall after balloons came in contact with power lines, according to officials.
Newhall Power Outage Due to Mylar Balloons
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that will enable elementary schools to begin applying for a waiver to reopen grades TK-2 in schools, prioritizing schools with a high number of low-income students.
Barger Motion to Begin School Waiver Reopening Process Approved by Supes
While in-person events may be postponed for the time being, the city of Santa Clarita events team is bringing you virtual and physically distanced happenings to fill the void.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar Features New Online October Events
The fast-moving Martindale Fire, which started near Bouquet Reservoir, remained at 230 acres overnight, with firefighters able to achieve 40% containment by Tuesday morning.
Martindale Fire Remains at 230 Acres, 40% Containment
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
Higher Education Nonprofit Recognizes Former CSUN VP for Community Leadership
The Valley Industry Association will welcome Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth as the Keynote Speaker for the October VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 13: VIA Virtual Series with Mayor Cameron Smyth
A fatal traffic collision south of the Newhall Pass on Interstate 5 stalled traffic for morning commuters Tuesday.
Multi-Vehicle Traffic Collision on SB I-5 Leaves One Dead
A gas main break at Costco in Canyon Country prompted evacuations and road closures Tuesday morning.
Costco Gas Main Break Prompts Evacuations, Road Closures
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
Smoke from a brush fire dubbed the Martindale Fire in Bouquet Canyon near the Bouquet Reservoir was visible from areas in the Santa Clarita Valley shortly after the blaze broke out Monday afternoon, quickly burning 200 acres and threatening structures.
‘Martindale’ Brush Fire in Bouquet Canyon, Visible from SCV, Threatens Strctures
The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million Monday afternoon, a grim milestone in a pandemic that caught much of the world unprepared for a health crisis and left economies reeling, convulsed politics and fundamentally altered the world.
World Marks Grim Milestone: 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths
SCV Water invites the community to a virtual ribbon-cutting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., celebrating the completion of a new water treatment plant.
Oct. 5: SCV Water Treatment Plant Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Daniel Bradley of Newhall Honored as Gold Star Son at White House
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office reports a busy slate of production activity in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, September 28-October 4.
Busy Slate of Productions This Week in SCV
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended the current extreme heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley through Saturday evening.
SCV Extreme Heat Warning Extended Through Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the launch of a forum for small business owners -- the Small Business Roundtable.
SCV Chamber to Launch Monthly Roundtable for Small Business Owners
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, advocating for the thousands of constituents still in the queue waiting for their unemployment benefits, is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to rethink a two-week pause on new EDD claims.
Unemployment: Wilk Urges Governor to Hit ‘Start,’ Not ‘Pause’ on EDD
William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Sunday Santa Clarita Valley public junior highs and high schools will not reopen in October, pushing the potential timeline for partial reopening to Nov. 13.
Hart District Won’t Reopen Schools in October
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a series of bills into law Saturday, strengthening protections for LGBTQ+ Californians.
Newsom Signs Bills Strengthening LGBTQ+ Protections
California Governor Gavin Newsom took action Sunday on several bills that continue the state’s long-standing leadership as a state of inclusion and refuge.
Newsom Acts on Bills to Support California’s Immigrant, Refugee Communities
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally