Registration is now open for the popular career exploration themed College of the Canyons Summer Institute, with weekly sessions running July 8-12 and July 15-19.
COC’s Summer Institute is open to students entering grades 6-8 in the fall of 2019.
The goal of the Summer Institute is to provide hands-on...
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iLEAD Schools, a network of free, public charter schools across California and the Midwest, will host its “Mission 2018 – DreamUp to Space!” Space & Innovation Expo featuring student aerospace projects on March 2 at College of the Canyons’ Valencia campus.
Extending the Halloween spirit, the College of the Canyons Valencia campus MakerSpace will host an eco-zomBEE Robot Challenge at the Valencia Campus on Thursday, Nov. 2 from noon to 2 p.m.
The challenge involves student teams maneuvering eco-friendly zomBEE robots in collecting pollen and nectar on...
College of the Canyons has been awarded a $311,432 grant by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to enhance its MakerSpace centers at the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses with additional equipment, courses, training and internships.
“Our two MakerSpace locations have given our...
A Special Coffee For Vets
Last Tuesday my office attended the weekly Coffee for Vets in Lancaster, where Ronnie Baker and Juan Blanco presented Fred Barthe a wonderful book about the Coast Guard. Fred is the DAV van driver for the Antelope Valley and drives other veterans to the Sepulveda VA every...
College of the Canyons is now able to provide students and staff members interested in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math fields with a dedicated area designed to spark creativity, spur collaboration and fuel innovation with the new MakerSpace facility.
The COC MakerSpace, which is located...
Arroyo Seco Junior High is hosting an open house to celebrate the opening of its new Makerspace.
Come and enjoy a light lunch and tour the new Makerspace where you will see the students demonstrating the new Project Lead the Way exploratory classes.
The event takes place on Monday, Feb. 1 at noon in...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments.