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1900 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph establishes Newhall exchange; SCV gets first phone [story]
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Golf: Individual Lady Cougars Finish 8th, 14th in Conference Play
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016

The College of the Canyons women’s golf team competed at Western State Conference Tournament No. 8 on Monday, with two Lady Cougars finishing in the top-15. The event was held at Simi Hills Golf Course, and attracted a field of 29 golfers representing seven schools. COC sophomore Amanda Horri was...

Golf: COC’s Horii Medals at 6th Conference Tourney
Friday, Oct 14, 2016

College of the Canyons sophomore Amanda Horii carded a score of 78 at Kern River Golf Course in Bakersfield on Monday, to earn medalist honors at Western State Conference tournament No. 6. The tournament victory was the first of Horii’s career, while her five-over-par score of 78 was also a personal...

Golf: COC’s Amanda Horii Leads Team Effort on Links
Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

The College of the Canyons women’s golf team competed at Western State Conference tournament No. 3 on Monday, with sophomore Amanda Horii turning in a team-best score of 86 at Elkins Ranch Golf Course. Horii’s score ranked her just outside the top-10 in 11th place at the event, which featured...

2 COC Golfers in Top 5 at Santa Barbara
Thursday, Sep 15, 2016

The College of the Canyons women’s golf team competed in Western State Conference tourney No. 2 at Santa Barbara Golf Course on Monday, with two Cougars placing among the top five finishers. COC freshman Aeleen Brott led the way with an 18-hole score of 82 to place third among the field of 28 golfers. Brott...

COC Golf Wins Regional Championship
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The College of the Canyons men’s golf team has won the 2016 California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) SoCal Regional Championship with a 36-hole team score of 743 at the Bear Creek Golf & Country Club in Murrieta. Will Barnett led the Cougars with a 2-under-par 142 (69-73) to...

COC Golf Wins Sixth Tourney of Season at San Dimas Canyon
Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

The College of the Canyons men’s golf team took first place at Western State Conference (WSC) Tournament No. 6 at San Dimas Canyon Golf Course on Monday, marking the sixth event this season that the Cougars have finished in first place. Canyons currently sits on top of the WSC rankings with a nine-point...

COC Golf Finishes Fourth at State Preview, Barnett Posts Top Score
Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016

The College of the Canyons men’s golf team got a glimpse of what the future might hold on Monday, as the Cougars competed in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) ‘State Preview’ tournament hosted by College of the Desert. The event was held at the Desert Island...

Cheng Shoots 66 as COC Men’s Golf Wins at Alisal Ranch
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016

The College of the Canyons men’s golf team has won back-to-back matches to begin the season, after the Cougars had two players shoot under par during Western State Conference (WSC) Tourney No. 2 at Alisal Ranch Golf Club in Solvang, CA. Led by freshman Matt Cheng’s tournament-best score of...

COC Wins Season’s First Tourney at Valencia Country Club
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

The College of the Canyons men’s golf team earned its first tournament win of the season on Monday, as the Cougars emerged victorious at Western State Conference (WSC) Tournament No. 1 held at Valencia Country Club. COC freshman Will Barnett shot a 70 on the day to finish as the tournament’s...

Canyons Caps Off Seventh WSC Tourney Win at Olivas Links
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015

Courtesy COC Sports Information The College of the Canyons men’s golf team finished in first place once again on Monday, this time playing in Western State Conference (WSC) Tournament No. 9 at Olivas Links Golf Course in Ventura. COC turned in a team score of 362 to finish six strokes ahead of...

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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