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July 7
1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]

COC Culinary Arts Instructor, Student Learn All Things Cheese
Friday, Aug 12, 2016

College of the Canyons adjunct faculty member Herve Guillard and COC culinary arts student Andrew Courtenay had the chance to live a turophile’s dream come true when the pair spent three days learning about all things cheese during the 2016 Wisconsin Cheese Immersion Externship held Aug. 2-6. Guillard...

New Culinary Arts Program Teaches Life Skills to Castaic Middle Schoolers
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015

The Culinary Arts Program at Castaic Middle School is giving its students a commanding lead in the culinary arts direction, following Julia Child’s famous saying, “People who love to eat are always the best people,” with a twist of showing what to eat and how to cook. In the Culinary Arts Program,...

Culinary Arts Cafe at COC This Summer
Monday, Jun 15, 2015

College of the Canyons will be opening a weekly culinary arts café at the Valencia campus this summer, the college announced. The café will be open on Thursdays from June 25 to July 30. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. I am excited for our café production class to run a ‘live’ restaurant to give...

Admin, Culinary Buildings at COC Nearly Complete
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Construction of two new buildings at the College of the Canyons Valencia campus is nearing completion as administrators prepare for the Fall semester. The new student services and administration building and the College of the Canyons Institute for Culinary Education building are scheduled to be finished...

From the White House to COC: Chef David Binkle
Sunday, Nov 17, 2013

David Binkle Chef David Binkle, adjunct instructor of culinary arts at College of the Canyons, is a man who wears many hats. Aside from his teaching duties, Binkle is a touring speaker, director of food services for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and member of the “Let’s Move!”...

COC Culinary Arts Building Officially Under Way
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013

College of the Canyons officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the future Institute of Culinary Education (iCuE) building on the Valencia campus. “We really are excited about this event,” COC spokesman Bruce Battle said. “Since the culinary program began at COC, it has had great...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013

In this episode: The Hart High football team will be going back to school touting a victory at the annual Burrito Bowl (Watch the full video here); College of the Canyons is building a new 12,000 square foot culinary arts facility at their Valencia campus. Also: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station...

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1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]
1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]