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COC Nixes Competing in Delayed Fall Sports Season
Friday, Dec 4, 2020

Citing COVID-19 related health and safety concerns posed to student-athletes, coaches, and support staff, College of the Canyons teams will not participate in the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association Spring I 2021 season. The decision, announced to student-athletes on Thursday,...

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...

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Santa Clarita Public Library officials have announced the return of their popular annual reading program, "One Story One City," with a delicious new book selection.
Santa Clarita Library Opens 2021 ‘One Story One City’ Reading Program with ‘Eat Joy’
Caltrans officials announced shortly before noon on Wednesday that the Grapevine had reopened for through traffic with California Highway Patrol escorts.
Grapevine Reopened with CHP Escorts After Latest Storm
BioSolar, Inc. (OTC: BSRC), a Santa Clarita-based developer of green energy technologies, announced Sunday that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with a single institutional investor to purchase in a private placement offering 83,333,334 shares of common stock (or common stock equivalents in lieu thereof) and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 83,333,334 shares of common stock.
BioSolar Rebrands as NewHydrogen Inc., Places $5M Private Offering
Nearly a year into a pandemic that gobbled up millions of jobs and caused double-digit jobless rates, California's Employment Development Department is still mired one of the largest — and most costly — bureaucratic failures in state history.
Audit Slams California Employment Department Over Pandemic Failings
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors learned Tuesday there are four legal options for removing county Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who has been accused of a lack of leadership and obstructing oversight, among other issues.
Supes Hear Options for Removing Villanueva; Barger in Firm Opposition
California Public Utilities Commission members asked Southern California Edison officials to address the power company’s “mistakes” and “operational gaps” that led to widespread power shutoffs over the past few months, during a webcast meeting Tuesday.
State Officials Grill SoCal Edison About ‘Mistakes,’ ‘Operational Gaps’ During Power Shutoffs
Raymond Magana of Santa Clarita pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that he fraudulently obtained more than $1 million in Paycheck Protection Program or PPP loans for his sham companies by submitting fake tax documents and fraudulent employee information.
Raymond Magana of Santa Clarita Pleads Guilty to Fraud After Receiving $1M in PPP Loans
On Tuesday, California's non-partisan State Auditor released the results of an audit of the Employment Development Department or EDD originally called for by members of the Senate Republican Caucus last summer.
Scathing California EDD Audit Prompts Bipartisan Call for Response
On behalf of more than two dozen partner agencies, Assistant Director in Charge Kristi K. Johnson of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office announced the results of "Operation Lost Angels,” an initiative which began on January 11 and recently culminated in the recovery of 33 children.
Multi-Agency ‘Operation Lost Angels’ Recovers 33 Missing Children
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley took part in the “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” campaign from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2020.
Zonta Club’s 16 Days of Activism Receives Proclamation from City
One year ago (Tuesday), the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced its first case of the novel coronavirus.
L.A. County COVID-19 One Year Later: 15,592 Deaths; 1,085,044 Total Cases
With COVID-19 vaccine appointments booked at Los Angeles County sites through the end of the week, Public Health officials assured those who received their first dose are guaranteed their second — but confusion over the scheduling process prompted officials to clarify the situation Tuesday.
Confusion on Second Dose Scheduling Prompts County Officials to Offer Clarity
CBRE announced the sale of Sierra Crest Center, a neighborhood retail and office center in Santa Clarita, to a joint venture group for $9.9 million.
Sierra Crest Retail Center Sold for $9.9 Million
Built in the 19th century, the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall played a pivotal role in the early development of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Newhall’s Pioneer Oil Refinery Recognized as Historic Site
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a video/teleconferencing special meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, beginning with a closed session at 4:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 27: Santa Clarita Community College District Virtual Special Meeting
Five Point Holdings, LLC recently announced the sale of additional homesites at its Valencia community, previously known as Newhall Ranch, and the lineup of homebuilders for the first phase of the community.
Five Point Holdings Sells Nearly 500 New Homesites in Valencia
As COVID-19 vaccination continues for health care workers and those over 65, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday California is looking to prioritize the next phases of vaccination efforts by age, rather than occupation.
California May Switch to Age-Based COVID-19 Vaccination System
Tejon Ranch Co. declared victory for its 8,000-acre Grapevine mixed-use development after a Kern County Superior Court judge ruled against an Arizona-based environmental group that dubbed the project “damaging.”
Judge Rules Against Environmentalists Over Grapevine Development
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Leukemia. After one long and hard-fought year, Roman is now in remission due to the success of his latest treatment.
Jan. 30: Community Blood Drive for Valencia High’s Pedro Roman
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
California Public Health officials lifted the regional Stay at Home Order statewide on Monday as Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 43 new deaths and 6,642 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported five new deaths on Saturday and Monday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup; 5 New Deaths at Henry Mayo as State Lifts Stay-at-Home Order
Los Angeles County is set to align its health order with California's by the end of the week, as the state lifted its regional stay-at-home order statewide Monday, green-lighting the reopening of in-person outside dining and hair and nail salons, among other businesses.
L.A. County to Align with State, Lift ‘Safer at Home’ Order by End of Week
Officials with the California Department of Public Health on Monday ordered the Regional Stay at Home Order lifted for all regions statewide, including the three regions that had still been under the order – San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, and Southern California.
California Stay At Home Order Lifted for All Regions Including SoCal