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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
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COC to Launch Women’s Tennis Program
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

College of the Canyons Tennis Courts. For the first time in the school’s history, the College of the Canyons Athletic Department will field a women’s tennis program, beginning in the spring 2018 semester. With the addition of women’s tennis, COC is now home to 17 intercollegiate sports...

March 18-26: COC Theatre Presents ‘Dog Sees God’
Friday, Mar 11, 2016

The College of the Canyons theatre department will present its production of “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” in the Black Box Theater at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. The production will be for a limited engagement running March 18-26. Written by Bert V. Royal, “Dog...

COC Honored by State Community College Board
Friday, Jan 22, 2016

College of the Canyons has been recognized by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors as a 2015-2016 Exemplary Program Award Honorable Mention recipient for its ongoing “Accelerate Your Dreams to Reality” project, which has been credited with helping to improve math course completion...

SCV Chamber Announces Nominees for Business Awards
Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the nominees Tuesday for its annual business awards. Winners will be announced at the chamber’s Jan. 22 installation dinner. Order tickets today.   The nominees are:   Special Achievement Michael Asmar Steve Lettau Myles McNamara Lee...

Children’s Bureau Seeking Foster Families; Will Hold Meeting at COC
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015

The Children’s Bureau will be holding a meeting at College of the Canyons in Valencia to educate families on foster care and adoption. Los Angeles County’s foster care population exceeds 21,000 children with 450 foster children waiting to be connected to a family who will adopt. Children’s...

County Supes OK Election Consolidation For Saugus, COC School Districts
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015

[KHTS] – The L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved two decisions to consolidate the Santa Clarita Community College District and Saugus Union School District with the statewide general election. Both decisions were presented to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday after both governing bodies...

Visit the Emerald Isle With the COC Foundation
Friday, Oct 30, 2015

The College of the Canyons Foundation is offering a unique travel opportunity for students and residents around Santa Clarita this July. Travel to the magical Emerald Isle, known for its pristine ocean scenery and picturesque villages.  Soak in the landscapes of rolling hills and feel the warmth of...

Four Cougar Runners Commit To University
Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

Courtesy Photo Four members of the College of the Canyons track & field program will be competing at the next level in 2015-16, with sophomore Dominique Dowell and freshmen Ashton Garcia, Sike Azu-Irondi and Mikala Fairchild, each accepting offers to four-year schools.  Garcia, who was also a member...

Thursdays in July-Aug.: Track, XC for All at COC
Friday, Jun 26, 2015

Courtesy Photo Local runners of all ages will have the opportunity to support the College of the Canyons cross country and track & field programs by participating in the 42nd Annual Cross Country Summer Series on Thursday evenings from July 9 to Aug. 20. Each week, participants will gather to run...

COC Receives $5.5 Million Career Pathways Grant
Thursday, May 28, 2015

College of the Canyons received a $5.5 million grant today to create four career pathway programs and expand student participation in career related-activities in partnership with the William S. Hart Union High School District and local business leaders. The “Pathway to My Future” program...

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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
The city of Santa Clarita’s tourism advisory board held its quarterly meeting Tuesday to hear updates on the city’s tourism advertising, special events and other economic development updates. 
City Tourism Board Hears Recent Economic Development Efforts
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today five new deaths and 226 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,068 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Updates Travel Guidelines; 28,068 Total SCV Cases
In a combination of extreme heat, low humidity, and record draught conditions Angeles National Forest fire danger level is being raised to "Very High" effective July 16. 
Angeles Forest Fire Danger Raised To Very High
As summer temps are rising The Cube, Ice and Entertainment Center is opening public skating sessions. 
The Cube Opens Public Ice Skating Sessions
The first annual "Cars Under the Stars" is coming to The Westfield Town Center for the benefit of the WiSh foundation. 
“Cars Under The Stars” Debuts In July
College of the Canyons will be the only community college in the state to offer a Low Observable, stealth, coatings application program, this fall.
College Of The Canyons: First In State To Launch Low Observable Training Program
Santa Clarita city officials announced Railroad Avenue will be getting the rehab treatment starting next week.
City to Refurbish Railroad Avenue
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Six Flags Magic Mountain Wednesday to celebrate the state’s reopening.
Newsom Visits Magic Mountain As State Reopens
Firefighters returned to the scene of an earlier balcony fire at a Newhall apartment complex Tuesday night after the fire reignited. 
Firefighters Put Out Second Fire at Newhall Apartment Complex
A man who was arrested in connection with an alleged road rage incident that ended with deputies using their tasers has reportedly been arrested five times since March 2020.
Suspect Connected to Road-Rage Investigation Arrested Five Times Since Last March
Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation of the circumstance surrounding an unknown cause of death in Canyon Country, officials said Wednesday. 
LASD Update Info Regarding Body Found Near Camp Plenty Tuesday
A handful of celebrities, social media influencers and now hundreds of local business owners and community members have joined in to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to save a Santa Clarita boy’s life.
To Save A Boy’s Life, Celebrities And Community Come Together
1876 - D.G. Scofield forms California Star Oil Works, hires Alex Mentry to drill in Pico Canyon [story]
Pico oil rigs
Los Angeles County Workforce Development Aging and Community Services is spreading awareness during World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) by sharing ways the community can help.
County Shares Ways to Help the Elderly During World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
A body was found under the Soledad Canyon overpass in Canyon Country on Tuesday, prompting a call to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives.
Homicide Detectives Investigating Body Found in Canyon Country
As California’s COVID-19 case rates have fallen to among the lowest in the country and almost 19 million Californians are fully vaccinated, the state is moving 'Beyond the Blueprint' to fully reopen its economy and end many pandemic-era restrictions, announced California Department of Public Health officials. In addition, Los Angeles County Public Health noted the current guidelines vaccinated and unvaccinated County residents are to follow as restrictions relax and the economy reopens.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: California Officially Moves ‘Beyond the Blueprint’; 28,061 Total SCV Cases
The necessity of passing federal legislation aimed at curbing illegal eviction was examined at length Monday during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing.
House Panel Takes Up Bill Blocking Evictions in National Emergencies
California lawmakers passed a record $267 billion budget bill Monday that boosts spending on programs designed to fight climate change, prevent wildfires, build affordable housing and stimulate the economy with direct payments to taxpayers.
California Lawmakers Send $267 Billion Budget to Newsom’s Desk
Family, friends and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department gathered at Fire Station 131 in Palmdale Tuesday morning for a ceremony to honor firefighter Tory Carlon, who was killed earlier this month.
Flag Ceremony Honors Fallen Firefighter Tory Carlon
Medical examiners identified a body found across the street from the Castaic Lagoon as that of Marlon Francisco Menjivartorres, 35, of Castaic.
Coroner Identifies Body Found Near Castaic Lake
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials announced plans this week for a private flag ceremony and memorial service — both of which will be livestreamed for the community to watch — in honor of the firefighter killed in the Station 81 shooting on June 1.
Flag Ceremony, Memorial Service Planned for Firefighter Killed in Station 81 Shooting
In an announcement released on Monday, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, reported that he had secured $20 million in federal funding for the district to be included in pending legislation, with some of the money heading toward the Santa Clarita Valley if the bill is approved.
Garcia Announces $20 Million Planned for Transportation Services in District
Demonstrating alongside the Hart District Teachers Association, members of the California School Employees Association Chapter 349 stood outside the district office last week in support of the ongoing negotiations concerning pay and benefits.
Hart District Classified Staff Negotiating Increase in Pay, Benefits