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1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
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COC Graduating Student Finds Inspiration through Loss
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Two years ago, on the day after Thanksgiving, Almira Javier and her family were joking around during breakfast when her grandfather had a heart attack at the table. His sudden passing was a devastating blow to Javier and her family whose move to Valencia in 2014 was made possible thanks to his family-based...

COC Now Accepting 2019-20 First-Year Promise Applications
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise (FYP) program, which waives tuition and fees for new full-time college students during their first year of study, is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 year. Students who maintain eligibility throughout their first year will be eligible to have their...

COC Extends First-Year Promise Deadline for Fall 2018
Thursday, Aug 9, 2018

It’s not too late to apply for a year of free tuition through the College of the Canyons First-Year Promise Plus program. College of the Canyons has extended the application deadline until the 500-student limit is reached. The new program, which was expanded through funding from a new state program...

Apps Now Open for 2018-2019 COC First-Year Promise Program
Monday, Apr 2, 2018

The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise program is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 year. Launched last fall, the program provides increased opportunities for new full-time college students to achieve their educational goals by waiving tuition and fees during their first year of study. To...

COC’s First Year Promise Nets $50K Donation from Sand Canyon Country Club
Thursday, Mar 1, 2018

The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise (FYP) program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, has received a $50,000 donation from the Sand Canyon Country Club, a 27-hole desert course located in Canyon Country. This two-year commitment,...

Jan. 16-18: COC Info Nights for Prospective Students
Friday, Jan 12, 2018

To better assist high school seniors with the transition to collegiate life, College of the Canyons will offer information nights on Jan. 16 and 17 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center and at the college’s Canyon Country campus on Thursday, Jan. 18. The information nights will provide prospective...

Nov. 15: Business After Hours Mixer to Benefit First-Year Promise
Monday, Nov 13, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and Logix Federal Credit Union will host a “Business After Hours” mixer at Wolf Creek Brewery in Valencia on Wednesday, November 14 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the College of the Canyons Foundation’s First-Year Promise scholarship...

COC Foundation Launches ‘First-Year Promise’ Fundraising Campaign
Friday, Sep 22, 2017

College of the Canyons launched its “First-Year Promise” program this fall, and to ensure the future of the FYP program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, the COC Foundation has committed to fundraising $500,000 over the next...

COC First-Year Promise Fundraising Campaign Underway
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017

College of the Canyons launched its First-Year Promise (FYP) program this fall, and to ensure the future of the FYP program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, the COC Foundation has committed to fundraising $500,000 over the next two years....

COC Part of Statewide Effort to Expand College Promise Partnerships
Thursday, Aug 31, 2017

Representatives from College of the Canyons were among more than 400 education leaders, including the heads of all public education systems in California, that gathered Wednesday in Sacramento as part of a statewide effort to develop strategies to improve and expand College Promise partnerships, which...

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1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
John Landis
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths, including the 74th death in the Santa Clarita Valley and 1,745 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,267 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 74th SCV Death; Local Cases Total 7,267
The city of Santa Clarita will be holding a public hearing at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, City Council meeting to consider the transfer of 32,230 square feet of vacant land, at no cost, to Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley (FPofSCV).
Nov. 10: Public Hearing to Consider Property Transfer to Family Promise
Are you ready to save the day and bring outlaws to justice in a virtual escape room? Are you and your family ready to test your knowledge on Tacos & Trivia Night?
City Announces November Virtual Events
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a public artist talk with Brooke Sauer to accompany her solo virtual exhibition “Out in the Blue” Monday, Nov. 9, at 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 9: COC Art Gallery Hosting Public Artist Talk with Brooke Sauer
The Santa Clarita Artists Association held its 31st Annual Art Classic virtually on Oct. 17, 2020.
SCAA Releases Art Classic 2020 Winners List
A gunshot victim survived his injuries and the suspect remained at large Thursday following a shooting near a liquor store in Canyon Country Wednesday night.
Suspect in Canyon Country Shooting Still at Large
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 4:00 p.m., to learn about and to provide input on plans to sustain our water supply.
Nov. 4: SCV Groundwater Sustainability Plan Online Workshop
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., to serve as president of California State University, Northridge. Beck currently serves as president of California State University Channel Islands.
CSUN Appoints Erika D. Beck as Next President
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
SACRAMENTO – Californians age 70 and older with a noncommercial driver’s license are now eligible to renew online or by mail, eliminating the need to visit a California Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Seniors Can Now Renew Driver’s Licenses Online
1932 - Highway 99 completed through Weldon Canyon, bypassing Ridge Route [story]
Hwy 99
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Near 1,200 Per Day, 18 New SCV Cases
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was "wrong" to have returned to the field at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to celebrate the team's Game 6 World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night -- after he had tested positive for COVID-19.
MLB: Turner ‘Wrong’ to Take the Field After Positive COVID-19 Tests
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has filed a lawsuit against 3M Company, Chemours, DuPont and several other companies for their roles in introducing toxic chemicals into the local water supply.
SCV Water Sues PFAS Makers Over Toxic Chemicals in Local Water
Saugus High School teacher Jim Klipfel, one of five California Teachers of the Year for 2021, has also been chosen to represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition in the spring.
California Names 2021 Teachers of the Year; Saugus High’s Klipfel to Nationals
Washington, Oregon and Nevada have joined California’s COVID-19 vaccine Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution.
Western States Join California’s COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Review
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a variety of activities all November long.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Santa Clarita Library
The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 6 of the 2020 World Series, besting Tampa Bay 3-1 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday night.
Dodgers Win 2020 World Series; Stadium Team Stores to Open Thursday
The Santa Clarita City Council celebrated the opening Tuesday for its newest “transit-friendly” facility at Vista Canyon in Canyon Country, alongside officials from Metrolink and Metro, or the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
City Council Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Vista Canyon Structure, Metrolink Station
The Sulphur Springs Union School District governing board is set to discuss the reopening plan for the California State Preschool Programs during their virtual meeting Wednesday night.
Sulphur Springs to Discuss Preschool Reopening
Dr. Sharon Langenbeck, a longtime member of Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, was installed as Zonta International President for the 2020-22 biennium on July 17, 2020.
SCV’s Sharon Langenbeck Installed as Zonta International President
1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
news report
The city of Santa Clarita celebrated not one but two milestones Tuesday at the Vista Canyon development.
City Celebrates New Vista Canyon Development with Groundbreaking, Ribbon-Cutting