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1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
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Master’s Alum Conner Menez Shines in MLB Debut
Friday, Jul 26, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — Master’s alum Conner Menez made his Major League debut as a pitcher with the San Francisco Giants Sunday afternoon, and Giants all-star catcher Buster Posey was clear on what he expected to see. “He looks like a guy who’s confident in his stuff, who’s going...

San Francisco Giants Sign Former COC Pitcher Jacob Lopez
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director Former College of the Canyons pitcher Jacob Lopez has signed a professional contract with San Francisco Giants weeks after the club drafted the southpaw during last month’s Major League Baseball first-year player draft. The news was first reported...

TMU’s Preston White Signs Contract with SF Giants
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Preston White, an alum of The Master’s University who touched 97 MPH off the mound this season, said Wednesday that he had signed with the San Francisco Giants. The move took place Tuesday, less than a week after the club picked White in the 24th...

Phillies, Giants Select Two Cougars in MLB Draft
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyons saw two Cougars selected during the 2018 Major League Baseball first-year player draft, with freshman outfielder Corbin Williams and sophomore hurler Jacob Lopez both chosen on the final day of the three-day event. Williams, who just...

Giants Pick TMU Pitcher Preston White in MLB Draft
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Arguably the most exciting day of Preston White’s life to this point was characterized by chill. White, a junior pitcher who topped out at 97 MPH at The Master’s University this year, had lunch with his parents at a Memphis-area country club...

Former Mustangs Discuss Minor League Life
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

By: Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director The storyline was gift-wrapped like a two-hopper to short. The headline wrote itself: The Master’s University baseball alums Conner Menez and Brandon Van Horn make the most of time on same Minor League Baseball team. Yeah, that lasted all of six games. The...

Dodgers Back Home Friday; Last Homestand of 2017 Season
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017

The Dodgers, who have clinched a postseason berth for the fifth consecutive year, return home tomorrow to open their final homestand of the regular season against the San Francisco Giants (Sept. 22-24) and San Diego Padres (Sept. 25-27). Los Angeles will conclude the regular season next week with a three-game...

Dodgers Sweep Giants to Wrap 10-Game Homestand Sunday
Monday, Jul 31, 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers closed out their season-high-tying 10-game homestand going 8-2 with a 3-2 extra-inning walk-off victory over the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium Sunday. It was the Dodgers’ 14th sweep of the season, the most the club has recorded since 1976 and the best in the Major...

Mustang’s 3rd Baseman Drafted by San Francisco Giants
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

On the third day of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, The Master’s University’s third baseman Michael Sexton was chosen by the San Francisco Giants in the 14th round at pick 426. In 2017, Sexton hit .394 with team-highs of 17 home runs and 64 rbi.  His .812 slugging percentage...

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Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
April 15: L.A. County to Modify Health Officer Order to Align with State
Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh on Monday announced the all-star cast of presenters at the 93rd Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 5 p.m. PDT.
Academy Reveals All-Star Cast of Presenters for 93rd Oscars Telecast
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, April 12-18, 2021
Now Filming in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,” 8 More Productions
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
L.A. County to Open Vaccination Sites at COC, in Palmdale; Magic Mountain Site to Close
As of Monday, Los Angeles County residents may apply for financial help to cover funeral expenses through FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program Open to L.A. County Residents
In a 5-4 ruling late Friday night, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California can’t restrict home-based religious gatherings such as prayer meetings and Bible groups.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks California Restriction on In-Home Religious Gatherings
A consulting firm hired by the city to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a city public health department in Santa Clarita did “not find a compelling case to change the basic structure of public health regulation” in Santa Clarita, according to a 17-page report published Friday as part of the Santa Clarita City Council’s Tuesday meeting agenda.
Report: No Compelling Case for Santa Clarita City Public Health Department
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will present to the Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday a hospital expansion plan to increase facilities by 200,000 square feet.
City Council to Weigh Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Expansion Plan
The Santa Clarita Valley's COVID-19 vaccination rate has increased by about 5%, as 37% of residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data through April 4 published by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
SCV COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Increases to 37%
1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
Garces statue
1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
wreckage
CBRE announced the sale of a state-of-the-art 24,164 square-foot industrial facility to Tera McHugh and John McHugh, owners of Versatile Systems, Inc.
Valencia Industrial Building Sold to Versatile Systems