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1900 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph establishes Newhall exchange; SCV gets first phone [story]
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Whittaker Earns All-State Honors at CCCAA State Championships
Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

Courtesy COC Sports Information College of the Canyons sophomores Tiffany Whittaker and Julia Youn each turned in strong performances to close out the 2015 season during the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Golf State Championship held Nov. 15-16 at Morro Bay Golf...

Canyons Concludes Season with Third Place Finish at SoCal Championships
Friday, Nov 13, 2015

Courtesy COC Sports Information The College of the Canyons women’s golf team finished in third place at the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) SoCal Regional Championships held Nov. 8-9 at Alisal River Golf Course in Solvang. Canyons carded a two-day score of 667, trailing...

COC Women’s Golf Takes Second At Brookside
Monday, Oct 26, 2015

Photo Courtesy COC Sports Information The College of the Canyons women’s golf team competed in Western State Conference (WSC) Tourney No. 6 hosted by Glendale College at Brookside Golf Course on Monday, with the Cougars finishing in second place. Canyons carded a team score of 336 to finish behind...

Canyons Outlasts Citrus For Second WSC Tourney Win
Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

Courtesy COC Sports Information The College of the Canyons women’s golf team topped the leaderboard with a first place finish at Western State Conference (WSC) Tourney No. 4, at San Dimas Golf Course on Monday. Canyons finished with a team score of 329, which just beat out host Citrus College’s...

Cougars Women’s Golf Wins First Tournament Of Year
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015

Courtesy COC Sports Information The College of the Canyons women’s golf team won its first tourney of the season on Monday, as the Cougars carded a four-player score of 366 at Western State Conference (WSC) event No. 3. The tournament was held at the par-72 Elkins Ranch Golf Course in Fillmore,...

Lady Cougars are Runner-up for Golfing Title
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014

The COC women’s golf team wrapped up a remarkable season by finishing just three strokes back of eventual state champions College of the Desert, to take second place at the 2014 CCCAA State Championship held Nov. 16-17 at Morro Bay Golf Course. COC turned in a day-one score of 324 on Sunday, but...

COC Lady Golfer Lauded for Academics
Saturday, Mar 15, 2014

College of the Canyons women’s golfer Ashley Windsor has been named the 2014 recipient of the California Community College Counselors/Advisors Academic Association’s (3C4A) Student-Athlete Achievement Award. The award honors a student-athlete who has overcome great personal, academic and/or...

2nd Place Finish for COC Women’s Golf Team
Saturday, Nov 9, 2013

The College of the Canyons women’s golf team finished out the regular season by finishing in second place in the final two rounds of the Western State Conference Championship on Sunday and Monday afternoon at Alisal Ranch Golf Course. On day one, the Cougars saw Andrea Webster and Chelsea Reed lead...

Two of COC’s Top Golfers Transfer Mid-Year to 4-Year Schools
Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013

College of the Canyons women’s golfers Kris Grimes and Nicole DeFrancisco have transferred to play at Southern Illinois University and California State University, Northridge, respectively. Both golfers were qualifiers after high school and will be eligible to play with their new teams in the spring,...

COC’s Grimes Wins State Championship in Women’s Golf
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

Leading the field of 24 women after Monday’s 18 holes at the California Community College Athletic Associations Women’s Golf State Championship tournament, freshman Kristin Grimes extended her lead to take a three shot advantage with a 36-hole total of 11-over-par 155 (76-79), taking home...

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1900 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph establishes Newhall exchange; SCV gets first phone [story]
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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