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1900 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph establishes Newhall exchange; SCV gets first phone [story]
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Canyons to Hire Robin Hester as Next Women’s Basketball Head Coach
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

The College of the Canyons Athletic Department has announced its intention to hire longtime Ventura College top assistant Robin Hester, as the next head coach of the Cougars’ women’s basketball program. Hester is expected to begin his new role in summer 2024. “I am thankful and humbled to be asked...

COC Names Zeniah Ellsworth, Paul Grimonpon Athletes of the Week
Thursday, Apr 4, 2024

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyons student-athletes Zeniah Ellsworth (women’s track and field) and Paul Grimonpon (men’s golf) have been named the COC Athletic Department’s Women’s and Men’s Student-Athletes of the Week for the period...

Longtime COC Women’s Basketball Coach Herrick Enshrined in Hall of Fame
Friday, Mar 15, 2024

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director Greg Herrick, the former longtime College of the Canyons women’s basketball head coach who recorded 611 career wins while winning 16 conference titles, was inducted into the California Community College Women’s Basketball Coaches Association...

Canyons Golf Swings to Victory in WSC Opener
Thursday, Feb 15, 2024

College of the Canyons Men’s Golf played its way to victory at the first Western State Conference tournament of the season hosted by Ventura College at River Ridge Golf Course. The Cougars carded a five-man score of 366 led by freshman Ethan Posthumus’s low round of 68, which put him at...

Cougars’ Season Ends with Bowl Game Loss to Citrus
Monday, Nov 27, 2023

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director  College of the Canyons ended its season with a 42-13 loss at Citrus College in the 2023 Western State Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 25. Canyons (6-5) aided the Owls by committing a season-high seven turnovers in what was the Cougars’ first postseason...

Canyons Cross Country Concludes Season at State Championship Meet
Friday, Nov 24, 2023

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyons cross country concluded its season on a high note with both teams running at the 3C2A State Championship meet on Saturday, Nov. 18, seeing the women’s team finish 17th and the men’s squad in 20th. The meet was held at...

Lady Cougs Capture 3C2A Golf Championship
Thursday, Nov 16, 2023

By Tony Altobelli/CCCSIA PASO ROBLES – The College of the Canyons Cougars picked the right time to have their best team performance of the year as the Cougars battled back to capture the 3C2A Women’s Golf State Championships on Tuesday at Hunter Ranch Golf Course in Paso Robles. After a...

Cougars Finish Strong at WSC Championships
Monday, Oct 23, 2023

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director  WOODLAND HILLS — College of the Canyons will continue its 2023 run into the postseason, after seeing both its men’s and women’s teams finish in the top five at Friday’s Western State Conference Championship meet held at the campus...

COC Women’s Soccer Enters State, National Ranks
Friday, Oct 20, 2023

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director Already in the midst of a nine-game unbeaten streak and holding the conference’s top spot, this week College of the Canyons has surged into both the state and national women’s soccer rankings. Canyons (9-3-2) appeared in the California Community...

COC Names Flora Peugnet, Joseph Marsh Athletes of the Week
Thursday, Oct 19, 2023

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyons student-athletes Flora Peugnet (women’s golf) and Joseph Marsh (football) have been named the COC Athletic Department’s Women’s and Men’s Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Oct. 9-14. Peugnet...

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1900 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph establishes Newhall exchange; SCV gets first phone [story]
old telephone
After meeting in closed session on Wednesday, July 10, the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees announced its unanimous decision to place Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook on administrative leave, effective Monday, July 15.
Dianne Van Hook Placed on Administrative Leave
Santa Clarita is known, not only for its scenic open spaces and family-friendly community, but also for its commitment to nurturing the arts and fostering a thriving, dynamic environment where creativity can flourish.
Bill Miranda | Creativity in Every Corner
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Aug. 2, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., where an update on the Valencia Town Center will be presented.
Aug. 2: VIA Hosting Valencia Town Center Update
Calling all dog lovers! The 2024 Santa Clarita Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's announced its search for a dog mascot.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Announces Dog Mascot Contest
Sagittarius Ponderosa, written by MJ Kaufman and directed by Skylar Reede, will begin its run at The MAIN beginning Aug. 23 to Sept. 1.
‘Sagittarius Ponderosa’ Coming to The MAIN
Nicole Miller was recently awarded Zontian of the Year 2024 at Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley’s Installation of Officers.
Nicole Miller Named 2024 Zontian of the Year
Have you ever wanted to paint the surface of an ice rink? Now’s your chance!
Register Now for The Cube’s ‘Paint the Ice’ Event
The number of young people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County is steadily persisting, and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are tackling the problem head on.  
Supes Boost Housing Support for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
2007 - Moore's sub sandwich shop, abandoned 2 years earlier, demolished as derelict building; now partially Newhall roundabout [story]
Moores sub shop
Premier Theatrical Productions have announced a limited engagement of the critically acclaimed musical, “The Lincolns of Springfield,” at the Colony Theater in the Burbank Town Center.
July 12-14: ‘The Lincolns of Springfield’ at Colony Theatre
Interested in learning more about the quality of water in the Santa Clarita Valley? Don’t miss an opportunity to engage with an SCV Water expert and dive deeper into a crucial topic during the upcoming “Water Matters” webinar: Exploring the 2024 Consumer Confidence Report and Addressing Water Quality in the SCV.
July 24: ‘Water Matters’ Webinar to Explore Water Quality in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Warning for July 10
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Home Depot will pay $750,000 to settle a civil lawsuit alleging violation of a state law mandating cash redemption for gift cards under $10.
Home Depot Settles Consumer Protection Lawsuit
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
July 18: Children’s Bureau hosts Latest Foster Orientation
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation is saddened by the death Wednesday morning of “Watashne,” a 20-year-old bison under its care at William S. Hart Regional Park.
County Parks Grieves Passing of Watashne a Bison at Hart Regional Park
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit, The New Way, announces its 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Hoops For Hart a fundraiser to support the 1,000+ homeless students in the William S. Hart School District.
Aug. 11: Hoops for Hart 3-on-3 Basketball Fundraiser
SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on July 16.
July 16: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Caltrans announces the northbound Interstate 5  will be reduced to one or two lanes from Lake Hughes Road to two miles north of Templin Highway (near the Whitaker Sand Shed) north of Castaic overnights Monday through Friday through July 19 for paving.
NB I-5 Lanes to be Reduced Overnights in Castaic
Leaders from various powerful unions gathered by the clock tower at the Palmdale Transportation Center to celebrate a big milestone for the multimillion High Desert Corridor High Speed Rail Project. 
Landmark Agreements Signed for High Speed Rail Project in Palmdale
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced its second Annual Black Business Month Celebration in honor of Black Business Month.
Aug. 7: SCV Chamber to Host Second Annual Black Business Month Celebration
As the new school year approaches, the California Department of Public Health urges children, teens, and adults to get recommended and required vaccines.  
Students Urged to Get Routine Vaccines Ahead of New School Year
1981 - Gov. Jerry Brown authorizes use of malathion to eradicate medflies; aerial spraying begins [story]
helicopter spraying malathion
A Grand Opening ribbon cutting will be held Thursday, Aug. 8 at noon by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce at Wild Fork.
Aug. 8: Grand Opening at Wild Fork