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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
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COC Grad Jenkins Honored for 3 Decades of Board Service
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Michele Jenkins, left, receives the Community College League of California’s “Fulfilling the Trust” service award. Forty-six years after enrolling in the first classes offered by College of the Canyons, held in the evenings at Hart High School, Michele Jenkins is still making an impact...

Jenkins to Remain at Helm of COC Board
Thursday, Dec 4, 2014

The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees, which oversees College of the Canyons, elected officers and set its meeting schedule for 2015 during its annual organizational meeting held Wednesday night. Citing her consistent leadership during the past year, Bruce Fortine nominated Michele...

Jenkins Takes Helm of COC Board for 8th Time
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013

Michele Jenkins At its final meeting of the calendar year, the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees, which governs College of the Canyons, elected a new slate of board officers for 2014, and approved its meeting dates for the upcoming year. The board voted unanimously for Michele...

COC Trustees Looking to Stay On Board
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013

  Mike Berger Three incumbent Santa Clarita Community College District board members, Michael Berger, Joan MacGregor and Steven Zimmer are running for reelection on November 5. Berger, current board president, was initially elected in 2009. He has a long history of community involvement, serving...

Zimmer Seeks to Keep Seat on COC Board
Monday, Jul 15, 2013

Steven Zimmer, who has been serving in Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s vacated seat on the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees since January, filed on Monday to run in the November 5 election. Steven ZimmerZimmer was appointed to the board after Wilk was elected to the state Assembly...

Zimmer Picked to Fill Wilk’s Seat on COC Board
Monday, Jan 14, 2013

Former Newhall Land executive Steven D. Zimmer has been tapped to fill the COC board seat vacated by Scott Wilk. The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees made the decision Monday after a series of interviews. There were 13 applicants for the seat. Zimmer is a real estate attorney...

13 Applicants for Wilk’s Seat on COC Board (See Names)
Friday, Jan 11, 2013

The Santa Clarita Community College District (COC) Board of Trustees will interview candidates Monday and likely select one of them to fill a board vacancy. The vacancy was created when Scott Wilk was elected to the state Assembly in November. He had been reelected to a four-year term on the COC board...

Want to Be a COC Board Member? Apply Now
Sunday, Dec 16, 2012

Scott Wilk’s election to the Assembly in November opened a seat on the Santa Clarita Community College District (i.e., College of the Canyons) Board of Trustees. The college is looking for a replacement. Applications are being accepted through Jan. 2 to fill the vacancy. The four remaining board members...

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The state budget crisis is taking a hidden toll on College of the Canyons – hidden to most students, but not to investors who buy government bonds. The financial ratings firm Fitch downgraded COC’s outstanding debt instruments by one notch Wednesday due to what the company called COC’s...

Faculty Association Endorses Wilk, Shaw for COC Board
Monday, Sep 19, 2011

Diana Shaw The College of the Canyons Faculty Association Representative Council has endorsed Diana Shaw and Scott Wilk for seats on the Board of Trustees. Seats 2, 4 and 5 are up for election in November. The faculty association represents 184 full-time faculty members at COC. Wilk, who is being opposed...

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Providence has molded a promise, know me, care for me, ease my way, from ­­­its centuries-old mission of outreach to those most in need.
Providence Earns National Award for Health Equity Program
For the 30th year in a row, the city of Santa Clarita has received an Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence Award from the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada for its Investment Policy.
Santa Clarita Receives Nationally Acclaimed Finance Award For 30th Year
ARTree Community Art Center has released their schedule for the upcoming fall 2024 season. 
ARTree Releases Fall 2024 Class Schedule
The SCV Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to introduce an exciting new initiative from that's designed to revolutionize the way you do business: SCV Business Hub.
SCV Chamber Announces the SCV Business Hub
Businesses that pay use tax may be eligible to direct a large portion of Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the City. 
SCVEDC: Santa Clarita Use Tax Rebate Program
1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
Piru
The Office of Inspector General Max Huntsman has issued a report entitled Fourth Report Back on Meeting the Sheriff's Department's Obligations Under Senate Bill 1421.
Inspector General Issues New Report on LASD
All eight eligible Providence hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties, including Holy Cross in Mission Hills, have earned high ratings from U.S. News & World Report, including two that ranked nationally for orthopedics care and one for rehabilitation.
Holy Cross, SoCal Providence Hospitals Highly Ranked by U.S. News
The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons will offer an inperson class "SBDC As A Resource" on Wednesday, July 24, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
July 24: Learn About the SBDC at COC
Steven Nassif, a native of the Santa Clarita Valley, wrote and directed "Homecoming" which will premiere at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Lumiere Music Hall, 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.
July 20: SCV Native Releases First Feature Film
Following outcry from LGBTQ+ students and families whose local districts enacted “forced outing” policies over the past year, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today celebrated the signage of AB 1955: Support Academic Futures and Educators for Today’s Youth Act (SAFETY Act) into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Newsom Signs AB 1955 SAFETY Act to Protect Rights of LGBTQ+ Students
As families across the country prepare for the upcoming school year, The Salvation Army in Santa Clarita has announced its continued partnership with the Toyota Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association to provide school backpacks to families in need.
Salvation Army Opens Registration for School Backpack Giveaway
SCVi, a TK-12 tuition-free public charter school in Castaic has announced an Ice Cream Social event on Friday, July 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the school campus.
July 26: SCVi Hosts Ice Cream Social for Families
On Tuesday, July 16, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance, which will provide free legal representation to eligible tenants facing eviction in unincorporated Los Angeles County beginning in January of 2025.
Supes Approve Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance
The WiSH Education Foundation, which benefits students in the William S. Hart Union School District, has announced that its Wednesday Webinar series for the coming '24-'25 school year is being expanded to eight webinars.
WiSH Webinar Series Expands for College Bound Students, Families
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Business After Hours Mixer, alongside other business leaders from the Santa Clarita Valley, for an exclusive networking event at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 21: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer at Henry Mayo
Mission Opera has announced the fundraising gala, "An Evening of Elegance," will be held Saturday, Aug 3.
Aug. 3: ‘Evening of Elegance’ Fundraising Gala to Benefit Mission Opera
The SENSES Block Party on Thursday, July 18 will feature the theme "The SENSES Games."
July 18: The SENSES Games in Old Town Newhall
The Nest Healing Art Studio at ARTree in Old Town Newhall is a free community workshop consisting of an hour of mindful, judgement free, art-making.
Nest Healing Art Studio Looks to Expand
1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
Registration for the 29th annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo is officially open. This is an opportunity for Santa Clarita volunteers of all ages to help clean up a portion of the Santa Clara River, one of the last natural, free-flowing river systems in Southern California.
Registration Now Open for Annual River Rally Cleanup
Don’t miss the Santa Clarita Artists Association’s annual Art Classic Gala - the largest celebration of fine arts in the Santa Clarita Valley - Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at The Center.
Sept. 28: SCAA Hosting 34th Annual Art Classic
Jhoanna Serrano left the Philippines for the United States at just 18 years old, hoping to give her then-2-year-old daughter, Jean Pauline, a better future.
CSUN Honors Mother’s Sacrifices with New Scholarship
The Master’s University Chorale, one of the school’s marquee music performance ensembles, toured through Texas this summer.
TMU School of Music Sends Chorale on Texas Tour
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