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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [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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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
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Assembly Bill 1457, authored by Assembly Members Cervantes and Reyes, and supported by Santa Clarita’s Senator Scott Wilk, Assemblyman Tom Lackey and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, represents an important step forward in jumpstarting California’s economic recovery.
AB 1457 Will Boost Recovery | Commentary by Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her family home in Washington of complications from pancreatic cancer, the high court said. She was 87.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 22 new deaths and 1,281 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, where Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 23rd COVID death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 57th SCV Resident Dies; Cases Tally Up to 5,762
As wildfires rage up and down the West Coast, a panel of experts from Stanford University said Friday that exposure to high levels of pollution from wildfire smoke is the equivalent of smoking seven cigarettes a day.
Health Toll of Wildfire Smoke: Like 7 Cigarettes a Day
The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications for a new member of its Personnel Commission.
Hart District Seeks New Personnel Commission Member
A new art exhibit titled “ABC Canvas” and depicting every letter in the alphabet has come to Santa Clarita City Hall’s First Floor Gallery.
‘ABC Canvas’ Art Exhibit Unveiled at Santa Clarita City Hall Gallery
The COVID-19 quarantine provided some with time to catch up on their favorite TV series or try a new hobby, but for Valencia resident Jeff Bomberger, it has earned him a ticket to the Catalina Film Festival.
Valencia Filmmaker’s Short Comedy to Premiere at Catalina Film Festival
Members of the civilian Los Angeles County Sheriff Department watchdog group on Thursday called for Sheriff Alex Villanueva to resign over his department’s lack of transparency on fatal police shootings and other issues.
L.A. County Sheriff Ignores Oversight Panel Demand to Resign
A three-story storage facility in Canyon Country is headed to the Santa Clarita City Council for consideration following design changes approved by the city's Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Planning Commission OK’s 3-Story Storage Facility in Canyon Country
Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed AB 1876, further expanding access to the California Earned Income Tax Credit to ensure all California tax filers, specifically undocumented ITIN filers who are otherwise eligible, may qualify for the CalEITC and the Young Child Tax Credit.
Newsom Signs Bill Expanding Earned Income Tax Credit
Several landlords have filed a lawsuit against the state, Los Angeles County and multiple Southern California cities, including Santa Clarita, over eviction bans, seeking reimbursement for unpaid rent due to COVID-19 eviction-protection ordinances.
Landlords Sue Santa Clarita, Others Over Eviction Bans
The California Highway Patrol has designated the week beginning Sunday, September 20, as Child Passenger Safety Week statewide.
CHP: Child Passenger Safety Week in California Begins Sunday
Under a new worker protection law signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, California businesses must inform employees if they were potentially exposed to COVID-19 at the workplace.
Newsom Signs New COVID-19 Worker Protection Law
Washington and Oregon, members of the Western States Pact, will participate with California in piloting a project to test promising exposure notification technology, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday.
Washington, Oregon Join California in Apple-Google COVID-19 Exposure Notification Project
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 38 new deaths and 1,160 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 5,737 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 257,271 Cases Countywide, 38 New Deaths; 5,737 SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed legislation ensuring millions more Californians can utilize Paid Family Leave benefits they pay for without the fear of job loss.
Newsom Inks Extension of Paid Family Leave Bill
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the Kidz Play After School program for fall 2020.
Online Registration Now Available for Fall Kidz Play After School Program
Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related virtual and in-person events through October:
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar: ARTober, Calls for Artists, SOS Theatre Festival
The Supplemental Coronavirus Relief Fund Spending Plan approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors includes an allocation to L.A. County Library to provide digital support to individuals and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, specifically by expanding the recently-launched Laptop & Hotspot Loan program that allows cardholders to borrow a Chromebook and wireless hotspot kit, and by extending the WiFi network range at libraries, to cover parking lots.
Supes Approve L.A. County Library Funding to Help Bridge Digital Divide
Following a summer hiatus, the Santa Clarita homeless task force met Wednesday to discuss the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count for the first time since its release — and concluded that keeping a separate local count may be the solution to an apparent undercount of local homeless in the countywide tally.
Santa Clarita Task Force Keeping Homeless Count Separate
Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch the First Library Card Program for children in our community.
City Inviting Children 6 & Under to Sign Up for First Library Card