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1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
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COC Recommends Vaccination in Preparing for Fall Semester
Monday, Apr 26, 2021

College of the Canyons is not requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students, faculty and staff for the fall semester, Eric Harnish, the college’s public information officer, told The Signal on Friday. “The college is not requiring vaccinations for the fall semester for students or employees, but...

COC Preparing Students for Essential Workforce
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021

Although College of the Canyons was limited to remote instruction during the fall 2020 semester, it was clear that not everything could be properly taught over Zoom. Students enrolled in essential infrastructure programs such welding, culinary arts, automotive technician, medical laboratory technician,...

Smith Bills to Expand Jobs in Mental Health, Nursing Clears Assembly Floor
Thursday, May 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, cleared two health bills from the State Assembly this week. The bills, AB 769 and AB 1051, would expand jobs in mental health and nursing, respectively. AB 769 would include Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCCs) into the Medi-Cal...

County Approves Expansion of Nursing Studies, Scholarships for Foster Youth
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to expand upon existing opportunities for emancipated foster youth to engage in nursing studies and participate in a scholarship program initiated by Antonovich in 1991. “Our emancipated foster youth deserve...

More Nursing Degree Options Coming to COC
Friday, Jun 17, 2016

Local nurses looking to further their education and take their careers to the next level now have access to a new 11-course Bachelor of Science in Nursing program being offered through National University at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons. The National University...

March 25: Symposium in Valencia for Nurses, Students
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015

The College of the Canyons nursing department invites current nursing students and nurses from the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regions to a special event focused on issues related to patient care and the future of the nursing profession. The event “What do Nurses Need to Know? Nursing Scope...

Longtime Nurse Makes Peace of Mind Her Business
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

[KHTS] – Jane Branum, the owner of Preferred Care at Home Santa Clarita has made peace of mind her business–peace of mind for seniors and the friends and family who care for them. Branum, who has been a nurse for for than 30 years, founded the SCV’s Preferred Care franchise in January...

Children’s Hospital L.A. Teams Up with UCLA Nursing School (Video)
Monday, Jul 15, 2013

An innovative new partnership between the UCLA School of Nursing and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will bring together nurses working in clinical practice, education and research to improve the health and well-being of children while advancing nursing practice. “There are so many opportunities...

CSUN Nursing Students, Some at COC, Achieve Near-Perfect Pass Rate
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

CSUN nursing students practice their skills on a mannequin in the university’s nursing lab. CSUN Photo by Jenny Donaire. California State University, Northridge nursing students have achieved a near-perfect pass rate on the national pre-licensure exam. Recent rankings from the National Council Licensure...

Jan. 30: WorkSource Center Hosting Job Fair for Nurses
Friday, Jan 25, 2013

The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is hosting a free Nursing Job Fair for registered nurses and health professionals on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the College of the Canyons University Center, Suite 250, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road. The Medical Staffing Network is looking...

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1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
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The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises and Beyond
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
College of the Canyons freshman Danielle Salcedo ran down history on Saturday, clocking a program-record time of 17.54.9 on the 5K course at Woodward Park to become the first California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Cross Country Individual State Champion in school history.
Danielle Salcedo First CCCAA Individual State Champ in COC Women’s XC History
Los Angeles County, in partnership with the National Development Council, announced that it has extended the application deadline for its small business rent relief grant project to Sunday, Nov. 28.
County Extends Application Deadline for Small Business Rent Relief Grant Project
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,802 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Notes Vaccination Disparities Among Children 5 to 11
The Los Angeles County Health Officer issued a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley and Antelope Valley due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures with wind chill temperatures expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Nov. 24: Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV, AV
The California Highway Patrol reminds everyone to put safety ahead of turkey and trimmings this Thanksgiving as it kicks off its annual Maximum Enforcement Period beginning Wednesday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 28.
CHP to Kick off Maximum Enforcement Period During Thanksgiving Weekend
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