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1842 - Francisco Lopez makes California's first documented gold discovery in Placerita Canyon [story]

Lady Mustangs Soccer Trio Honored as All-GSAC
Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director A year ago, the following sentence might have confused anyone who closely follows The Master’s University women’s soccer team. Sarah Stead, Kayla Peterson and Kyndel Borman have all been crucial components of the Mustangs’ offensive attack...

TMU to Offer Men’s Volleyball Starting in Fall 2019
Monday, Apr 15, 2019

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director The Master’s University will compete in men’s volleyball beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the third new sport unveiled by the school in the last month. Master’s has also added women’s beach volleyball and women’s golf. TMU...

Women’s Hoops: Soares, Waldeck Sweep Major GSAC Honors
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director TMU’s Stephanie Soares became only the second freshman in the last 30 years to be named Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday when the conference released its end-of-year awards. Soares, a 6-foot-6 center who leads the nation...

Men’s Hoops: Soares Hits Milestone, Lifts TMU Past Life Pacific
Monday, Jan 21, 2019

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director It was not so much a conversation or a command as it was a feeling. “It was everyone on the floor feeling it was his moment,” said Darryl McDowell-White. “We needed to get him the ball.” On several occasions, Tim Soares...

Women’s Hoops: Stingy Mustang Defense Keys Win Over No. 15 Westmont
Monday, Jan 14, 2019

Game Recap By Don Gilmore, TMU Assistant Sports Editor Saturday evening’s showdown on Bross Court was expected to be a low-scoring affair. After all, the matchup between The Master’s University and Westmont College featured two of the NAIA’s top 10 defenses. The game lived up to its...

Lady Mustangs Beat Ranked Team for Third Time This Season
Friday, Jan 4, 2019

Game Recap By Don Gilmore, TMU Assistant SID Defense figured to be the showcase of Thursday night’s GSAC showdown between No. 24 William Jessup and No. 21 The Master’s. Why not? The game featured two of the NAIA’s top 20 defenses. The Mustangs entered the contest 10th in the country...

Arizona Christian’s Big Third Quarter Dooms Lady Mustangs
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

Game Recap By Don Gilmore, TMU Assistant SID Less than 48 hours after a decisive third quarter helped The Master’s University beat Ottawa, the Mustangs had the tables turned on them Saturday afternoon. No. 22 Arizona Christian outscored the Mustangs 14-6 in that pivotal stanza and used that to...

TMU Women’s Volleyball Earns Bye to NAIA Final Site in Iowa
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director The high drama of Saturday night did not tarry into Monday morning. After a thrilling four-set win over Westmont College in the Golden State Athletic Conference championship game, The Master’s University women’s volleyball team could sit back...

Mustangs Rally Past Firestorm; Head to GSAC Semis
Monday, Nov 5, 2018

By Don Gilmore, Assistant SID This is what four years of experience looks like. This is how all-conference players are expected to produce in the postseason. Combining for all five goals, the TMU senior trio of Hailey Gomillion, Kellian Ahearn, and Lynnae George led a second-half attack on the Arizona...

TMU’s Tembo Encores as GSAC Player of the Year
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director As Benji Tembo walked off the playing surface at Spirit Field in Surprise, Arizona, on Saturday, TMU coach Jim Rickard posed a question to his star midfielder. It had been a typical Tembo performance to that point – and that’s exactly why Rickard...

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1842 - Francisco Lopez makes California's first documented gold discovery in Placerita Canyon [story]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued its first set of recommendations on activities that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume.
CDC Issues First Guidelines for Gatherings by Fully Vaccinated People
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 13 new deaths and 880 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 145th death, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave the green-light to maskless indoor gatherings among fully vaccinated people.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 145th Death at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Preps for Red Tier as Numbers Return to Pre-Surge Levels
The Master’s University and Seminary announced Friday that its board of directors had selected longtime professor Abner Chou as interim president of TMUS following the resignation of Sam Horn on February 26.
Longtime Master’s Prof Abner Chou Named TMUS Interim President
Foothill League cross-country exhibition weekend concluded Saturday at Central Park as Golden Valley faced West Ranch followed by a separate meet between Hart and Valencia.
Foothill Cross-Country Exhibition Weekend Concludes
California Highway Patrol officers arrested a Lancaster corrections officer on suspicion of driving under the influence after his blood-alcohol level was allegedly three times the legal limit Thursday night.
CHP Arrests Lancaster Corrections Officer on Suspicion of DUI
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia planned to administer 1,000 COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday to SCV educators and school site staff who are in the early stages of having returned to campuses or planning to return to campuses.
Henry Mayo Administers 1,000 COVID-19 Vaccines to SCV Educators
1913 - Castaic Range War: Chromicle ally Billy Rose shoots, wounds landowner William W. Jenkins [story]
Bill Jenkins
1976 - Groundbreaking for new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall; former structure heavily damaged in 1971 earthquake [story]
First Presbyterian Church
1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
Pedro Fages
Following months of renovations and preparation for a grand reopening, the city of Santa Clarita-owned ice rink has a new name and brand, The Cube - Ice and Entertainment Center.
City Reveals New Name of City-Owned Ice Rink
On Friday, the California Department of Public Health released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework focused on activities that can be conducted outdoors with consistent masking which will take effect April 1.
State Updates Blueprint, Outdoor Activities and Theme Parks Set to Reopen
The Newhall School District announced Friday the implementation of the first Junior Kindergarten program in the Santa Clarita Valley which will offer students who turn five years old between July 1 and Sept. 1 the opportunity to enroll in school and enjoy the benefits that both Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Traditional Kindergarten currently provide.
Newhall School District Announces First Junior Kindergarten Program in SCV
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 2,110 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccine Allocation to Increase Next Week; SCV Cases Total 26,403
The SCV Adventure Play Foundation is set to host its virtual Spring Thing Fling fundraiser on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual Spring Thing Fling Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play