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1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
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Stay Green Team Boosts Irrigation Expertise
Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Twenty-five members of the Stay Green Inc. team from all over Southern California recently completed a 10-week irrigation training program focusing on water use efficiency and maximizing the benefits of state-of-the-art irrigation control systems. “While we’ve had one wet winter here in Southern...

State Lawmakers Pushing Environmental, Whistleblower Protections
Thursday, Feb 23, 2017

[Kevin de León] – Thursday, Senate leadership unveiled the Preserve California legislative package to insulate the state from dangerous rollbacks in federal environmental regulations and public health protections. The bill package establishes strong and legally enforceable baseline protections...

UCLA Gives L.A. County a ‘C+’ on Environment
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015

UCLA issued the first comprehensive environmental report card for Los Angeles County on Tuesday, marking the region as an unimpressive “C” student overall for air, water, waste and other key areas. After nearly two years of gathering and analyzing data, researchers at UCLA’s Institute...

Habitat Destruction
Thursday, Sep 11, 2014

An ongoing challenge to us all is where to live while at the same time protecting the environment around us for our personal quality of life. Some like to live in a city densely packed into multifamily dwellings called apartment buildings, accepting a small community park either close to or far from...

Frogs On the Move
Thursday, Apr 3, 2014

Hundreds of California red-legged frogs are packing their little frog suitcases to move to “parts unknown.” Well, not exactly. The California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) is a rare species of frog found almost exclusively in our state. It was once commonly found throughout much of California,...

Green-Up Conference Raises Environmental Awareness
Monday, Oct 14, 2013

[KHTS] – College of the Canyons and the the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC)  officials hosted the first Green Up: Community Action & Education event Saturday. “This is our first Green Up event for the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium. We’re just...

SCV Kids Can Go Green, Win Prizes at COC Enviro Science Fair
Monday, Mar 18, 2013

St. Patrick’s Day is over, but College of the Canyons wants to remind local youth that it’s always a good time to “go green.” Elementary, junior high and high school students from across the Santa Clarita Valley will have an opportunity to win a prize by presenting their environmentally...

Boxer Bill Would Add Layer of Protection to 350,000 Acres
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer [Sen. Boxer] – U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) have introduced the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area Act, legislation that would designate the Berryessa Snow Mountain region as a National Conservation Area to better manage and...

Mountain Bikers, Naturalists at Odds Over Forest Lands
Thursday, Jun 7, 2012

Read an update to this story here => http://scvnews.com/?p=32325   One man’s wilderness is another man’s playground. Thus begins the battle for the future of some of Southern California’s last remaining roadless natural areas. Local residents have until Monday, June 11, to tell the Forest...

Friday, Feb 24, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita will be recognized by representatives of the California Green Communities, an environmental recognition program, at the Feb. 28 City Council meeting for achieving “silver” status as a result of the City’s commitment to environmental sustainability.  Santa Clarita is one...

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1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
Joseph Reynier
The SCV Food Pantry is in need of volunteers to help sort food, stock shelves, fill bags and distribute food to its residents in need Monday through Thursday and Saturday of each week.
SCV Food Pantry in Need of Volunteers
College of the Canyons graduating sophomore Jonah El-Farra has been named a California Community Colleges Men's Basketball Coaches Associations (CCCMBCA) student-athlete scholarship recipient for the 2023-24 season. 
El-Farra Earns Coaches Associations’ Student-Athlete Scholarship
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Chair Lindsey P. Horvath that directs the creation of an independent Ethics Commission and ethics reform measures to improve transparency and create greater oversight in County government.
Supes Unanimously Approve Creation of Ethics Commission, Reform
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting artists to submit artwork for consideration for its upcoming “Body & Presence” juried exhibition, which will be on view at the Canyon Country Community Center during the City's annual Business for Artists Conference.
Aug. 4: Call for Art ‘Body & Presence’ Exhibit Deadline
Zach Schroeder, the head coach for The Master’s University track and cross country programs, is stepping down to be closer to family.
After Historic Run, TMU Coach Zach Schroeder Steps Down
The community is invited to an SCV Senior Center Health and Wellness program lecture “Let’s Talk About Kidney Health” on Wednesday, July 24, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
July 24: SCV Senior Center Wellness Program Lecture on Kidney Health
College of the Canyons baseball is sending five players to four-year universities to continue their academic journeys and athletic careers following the 2024 season.
Five Cougars Taking Skills to Next Level
The Master's University baseball has signed pitcher Mack Skeels to join the team for the 2025 season.
Pitcher Mack Skeels Commits to Mustangs Baseball
Drug-related overdose and poisoning deaths plateaued for the first time in ten years in 2023 in Los Angeles County, a new Los Angeles County Department of Public Health analysis of Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner data has found.
L.A. County’s Drug-Related Overdose Deaths Plateau for First Time in Decade
As temperatures soar in Los Angeles, so do the numbers of mosquitoes and their relentless, itchy bites.
Vector Control Launches Summer Safeguarding Campaign
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
Picture this…a cozy blanket laid out on the grass, the warm evening breeze and your favorite film playing on the big screen.
Ken Striplin | City Cinemas Brings Back Movies Under the Stars
The California State University, Los Angeles Golden Eagle volleyball team, which included middle blocker Shelby Grubbs from Newhall, was welcomed to the White House on Monday, alongside other national champions from the past academic year, to celebrate their accomplishments as part of NCAA Sports Day.
Former Hart High Standout Honored at White House’s NCAA Sports Day
The Friends of Hart Park - in partnership with the Natural History Museum and Los Angeles County Parks - is pleased to announce the return of their signature event “Silents Under the Stars” on Saturday, Sept. 7, starting at 6 p.m., at William S. Hart Park.
Sept. 7: ‘Silents Under the Stars’ Returns to Hart Park
To help students balance education with their diverse work and family responsibilities, College of the Canyons will offer a wide variety of flexible learning options during the fall 2024 semester.
COC Fall 2024 Offering Flexible Learning Options
Beginning Monday, July 29, crews will start the construction of traffic circulation modifications on two intersections, part of the federally-funded, Traffic and Pedestrian Circulation and Safety Improvements Project.
Santa Clarita Announces Upcoming Lane Closures
Circle of Hope's Annual Tea is one of Santa Clarita’s most anticipated fundraisers bringing awareness of breast cancer and raising funds to help those in our local community fighting this disease.
Oct. 19: Save the Date for Circle of Hope’s Annual Tea
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of four productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28.
‘S.W.A.T.’ Among Four Productions Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Special Education Local Plan Area (SCV SELPA) and its member districts actively seek out all individuals with exceptional needs, from birth to age 22, including infants and children parentally placed in private schools.
SCV SELPA Seeking Children with Disabilities
The California Department of Transportation announced the right lane of southbound Interstate 5 will be blocked overnight Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 from two miles north of Templin Highway (near the Whitaker Sand Shed) north of Castaic Lake Hughes Road for paving work.
Caltrans Announces Overnight Southbound I-5 Lane Closures in Castaic Area
The Superior Court of Los Angeles County will be closed Monday, July 22, as the Court works diligently to repair and reboot network systems that were severely impacted by a ransomware attack first detected the morning of Friday, July 19.
Ransomware Attack Closes L.A. County Superior Court
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley through Thursday as high temperatures have been forecast.
Heat Advisory Issued for SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has closed two beaches due to a recent sewage spill.
Sewage Spill Closes Two L.A. County Beaches
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