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July 4
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade

COC Recommends Vaccination in Preparing for Fall Semester
Monday, Apr 26, 2021

College of the Canyons is not requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students, faculty and staff for the fall semester, Eric Harnish, the college’s public information officer, told The Signal on Friday. “The college is not requiring vaccinations for the fall semester for students or employees, but...

COC Preparing Students for Essential Workforce
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021

Although College of the Canyons was limited to remote instruction during the fall 2020 semester, it was clear that not everything could be properly taught over Zoom. Students enrolled in essential infrastructure programs such welding, culinary arts, automotive technician, medical laboratory technician,...

COC Instructor Wins Innovation Award
Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

Herve Guillard, an adjunct culinary arts instructor at College of the Canyons, was awarded a 2017 Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) Innovation Award for Excellence in Foodservice Education for his effective use of social media in the classroom. Guillard received the award at the 13th annual Center for the...

Culinary Arts Institute Opens at COC-Valencia
Monday, Feb 23, 2015

A new, 12,000-square-foot Culinary Arts facility has opened on COC’ Valencia campus. The $8.5 million College of the Canyons Institute for Culinary Education, or iCuE, will host 19 different classes during the Spring semester.  Classes include Knife Skills, Principles of Baking, Cake Decorating...

COC to Break Ground Monday on Culinary Arts Center
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013

Artist’s rendering of the new, $6.7 million Culinary Arts Facility at College of the Canyons, which will house the Institute for Culinary Education. The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees and Chancellor Dr. Dianne Van Hook will host a ground-breaking ceremony to officially...

COC Raising Money for Culinary Arts Building
Thursday, Dec 27, 2012

The Santa Clarita Valley may soon have an enriched culinary arts program, as well as a new restaurant and catering facility. COC’s Culinary Arts Institute is fundraising for the construction of a new building, one that could host twice as many students as the program currently allows. “It’s become...

COC Turns Up the Heat on Culinary Arts Program
Saturday, Aug 27, 2011

College of the Canyons officials are launching a capital campaign to raise funds to build a state-of-the-art, on-campus culinary facility. The new home of the Institute for Culinary Education will greatly expand the number of locally available training opportunities in that field. “College of the Canyons...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker