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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]

Power Outage Affects Saugus Area
Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015

Update Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.: About 223 Santa Clarita residents are still without power, according to Southern California Edison. Power is expected to be fully restored by 2 p.m. Wednesday.   More than 1,000 Edison customers in the Santa Clarita Valley were still in the dark Tuesday night after...

Equipment Trouble Knocks Out Power in Canyon Country
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Update: All but 12 customers had their power restored by 8 p.m.; the remainder were expected to be powered up by 2:30 a.m.   Southern California Edison is reporting an unscheduled power outage that’s affecting 81 customers in Canyon Country. The lights went out Monday at about 5:15 in a residential...

Antonovich: Edison’s ‘Planned Outages’ Hurt Businesses, Jobs
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014

[Supv. Antonovich] – In light of recurring complaints by local businesses in the San Gabriel Valley, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is asking the Public Utilities Commission to regulate the manner in which utility companies like Southern California Edison impact the day-to-day operations of businesses. Southern...

Newhall, Valencia Hit with Power Outages
Friday, Jan 10, 2014

UPDATE Saturday morning: Edison reports that power remains off for 77 customers near the Granary Square shopping center in Valencia. The estimated restoration time is noon.   UPDATE Friday night: Power was restored for most Newhall customers at about 9:30 p.m. According to Edison, 77 customers in...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012

A power outage is leaving 664 Valencia residents without electricity, according to Southern California Edison. The outage, attributed to equipment trouble, is mostly affecting neighborhood homes between Wiley Canyon and Mill Valley Road north of Orchard Village Road. Edison crews are on scene making...

Monday, Oct 29, 2012

A Southern Californa Edison equipment failure that occurred Sunday night is leaving a few dozen customers without power Monday, according to utility officials. “There was a bad run of cable, so they have to replace the cable and they’re having a difficult time,” according to Anna Frutos-Sanchez,...

Thursday, Jan 26, 2012

A power outage has affected homes and businesses in the Canyon Country area Thursday evening. According to Rudy Gonzalez from Southern California Edison, the power outage occured Thursday evening at 5:04pm. Approximately 1775 customers are affected in the Canyon Country area, with the outage area roughly...

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

The entire community of Val Verde was without electricity as of Friday at 6:38 p.m., according to sheriff deputies patrolling the area. The outage was caused by metallic helium balloons that found their way into overhead wires. Sheriff’s deputies said 600 homes were impacted, but Southern California...

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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
Throughout my life, I have always fought for and raised rescue animals, both big and small.
Laurene Weste | Adopting New Family Member at Castaic Animal Care Center
The Metro Board of Directors approved schedule changes, public safety resources and additional trains to the Metrolink Antelope Valley Line (AVL) Thursday.
Metro Approves Additional AVL Trains
The SCVEDC is excited to announce that it was recently honored for excellence in economic development by the International Economic Development Council in two distinct categories.
SCVEDC Earns Two International Awards of Excellence
The 2023 Wildcat Classic Marching Band Competition will take place on Saturday, Oct., 14 at Valencia High School.
Oct. 14: Annual Wildcat Classic Marching Band Competition
Interstate 5 in the Castaic area in northern Los Angeles County will be reduced from four lanes to two lanes in the northbound or southbound direction between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 2-4, Caltrans announced Thursday.
Caltrans Announces I-5 Castaic Area Lane Closures
College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook received the rarely-awarded O – C (pronounced “oh bar see”) award from FivePoint at a community celebration event held to celebrate her 35 years of leadership at COC.
Van Hook Receives Prestigious O – C Award
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
Oct. 19: Foster Care, Adoption Virtual Orientation
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is proud to announce that the club has won top honors within Zonta International’s Add Your Voice Campaign for installing the largest number of new members throughout the Zonta world in 2023.
Zonta’s Add Your Voice Campaign Earns International Recognition
California State University, Northridge is the No. 2 public university in California and the No. 12 public university in the nation, according to the Wall Street Journal/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. ranking.
WSJ Ranks CSUN No. 2 Public University in State, No. 12 Nationally
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed eight health care bills that heighten protections for those who provide abortion care, expand the health care workforce and protect information about reproductive health care.
California Expands Reproductive Health Protections
In a week that saw her lead The Master's University to a pair of three-set wins, Timberlie Miller has been named the NAIA Setter of the Week.
TMU’s Timberlie Miller Named NAIA Setter of the Week
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
 The Los Angeles County Department of Education livestreamed their Career Technical Education meeting from the state-of-the-art video studio at Castaic High School.
Castaic High Hosts County Office of Education CTE Livestream
Celebrating the fall season, Canyon Theatre Guild recently opened Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy, running through Oct. 29.
The Gods of Comedy Runs at Canyon Theatre Guild Through Oct. 29
Wallet Hub recently complete their survey of the best and worst cities for women, ranking SCV as the number 5 city among those it surveyed.
Santa Clarita Ranks Top Five Cities for Women
The Department of Water Resources urges people to avoid physical contact with water at Castaic Lake in Los Angeles County until further notice due to the presence of blue-green algae.
Warning of Algae Bloom Issued for Castaic Lake
Bring family and friends and volunteer for the city of Santa Clarita’s Canyon Country Community Day on Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Oct 7: City Seeks Volunteers for Canyon Country Community Day
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath that will examine how the County can support the film production industry and keep it anchored in the region.
Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approve Motion to Deliver Long Term Support for Film Industry
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 136 new cases and no additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID Roundup: COVID-19 Still Impact People 65+
Former California poet laureate Dana Gioia will explore “The Enchantment of Poetry” on Thursday, Oct. 5, as part of the Gohstand Reading Room Biennial Lecture Series at California State University, Northridge’s University Library.
Oct 5: CSUN Library Explores ‘The Enchantment of Poetry’ with Dana Gioia
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
Join the Los Angeles county Department of Economic Opportunity and the Department of Public Health for town halls throughout Los Angeles County to provide feedback on a potential new law that will allow residents to legally operate a minature restaurant in their home kitchen, or a Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation, also known as MEHKOs.
Town Halls Scheduled to Discuss Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations