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1880 - Pico Oil Spring Mine Section 2 patented by R.F. Baker and Edward F. Beale [story]
E.F. Beale

March 1: SBDC Free Webinar ‘Increasing Sales’
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2023

America’s Small Business Development Center California Network hosted by College of the Canyons will offer a free webinar on Wednesday, March 1 from noon to 1 p.m. The webinar will offer help on “Increasing Sales: Secrets and Best Practices to Overcome Objections.” Looking for ways...

Oct. 5: SBDC Free Webinar Helps Businesses Manage Social Media Platforms
Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Do you want to create a post on Facebook and Instagram at the same time? Learn to schedule posts, respond to comments and inbox messages from one place by attending this free Small Business Development Center webinar, “Manage Your Social Media Platform, Meta Business Suite.” The webinar offered...

May 12: Five Steps to Launching a Food Business at Home
Friday, May 6, 2022

The Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Center offers a free Restaurant Academy webinar: Cottage Food Ready Five Steps to Launching a Food Business at Home on Thursday, May 12 at 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fee: No Fee Training topics include: Accounting/Budget, Managing a Business, Risk Management Have...

April 11: SBDC Restaurant Academy Coffee in the Community
Friday, Apr 1, 2022

The Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation presents a free webinar Restaurant Academy Coffee in the Community April 11 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. This online meeting will focus on managing a business and include a candid conversation with independent coffee shop owners and how they...

Oct.-Dec.: SBDC E-Commerce Fall Lunch & Learn Webinar Series
Monday, Oct 21, 2019

The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons will host a free lunchtime e-commerce webinar series on Thursdays from October 24 to December 12. The webinars are free and will be live from Noon to 1 p.m. on those Thursdays. Here’s the webinar lineup: * 10/24/19 – How to Create...

SBDC Sets August Business Workshops, Webinars
Friday, Aug 2, 2019

The Small Business Development Center or SBDC at College of the Canyons has set its August 2019 schedule of workshops and webinars for small business owners and managers and entrepreneurs. Some are free, some require a fee. The SBDC workshops are conducted at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center...

March 21 & 28: Webinar on How to Succeed in Fashion Industry
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019

The College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center will present a two-part webinar about making it in the fashion industry on Thursdays, March 21 and March 28, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mark Colonomos, fashion expert for the SBDC Los Angeles Regional Network and FIDM Hall Of Fame faculty member...

City Lauded for Business Incubator, Community Court Programs
Thursday, Sep 13, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita has won two prestigious League of California Cities Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence in the category of Intergovernmental Collaboration for its Community Court Diversion Program, and in the category of City-Business Relations for the Santa Clarita Business Incubator program....

Sept. 19: SBDC Workshop on Preparing a Business for Global e-Commerce
Friday, Sep 7, 2018

The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons will host a workshop designed to help local business owners and managers to set up e-commerce systems to conduct business worldwide on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The “Preparing Your Business for Global e-Commerce:...

COC Small Business Development Center to Host Business Events, Training Webinar
Thursday, May 24, 2018

College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center will host the following Business Events and Training Webinar: Essential Steps To Writing Your Business Plan College of the Canyons University Center, Room 222 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Date: June 5, 2018 Day: Tuesday Time:...


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1880 - Pico Oil Spring Mine Section 2 patented by R.F. Baker and Edward F. Beale [story]
E.F. Beale
The Master's University men's golf team shot a 13-under 275 to finish second at the Golden State Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships held at Briarwood Country Club in Sun City West, Ariz.
TMU Men’s Golf Places 2nd, Women 5th at GSAC Championships
Join local nonprofit Project Sebastian for an exhilarating day of racing and community support at its Rare Warrior 24 race on Saturday, June 1, at Heritage Park in the heart of Santa Clarita.
June 1: Rare Warrior 24 Race Benefiting Project Sebastian
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Station deputies will be taking part in the “DEA National Drug Take Back Day,” Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in front of the SCV Sheriff’s Station, located at 26201 Golden Valley Road.
April 27: Drug Take Back Day at SCV Sheriff’s Station
The College of the Canyons Center for Civic and Community Engagement—in collaboration with COC’s Golden Z Club—invites the community to attend the Nonprofit Community Resource Fair on Tuesday, April 30.
April 30: COC Hosts Nonprofit Community Resource Fair
College of the Canyons made quick work of visiting L.A. Valley College in a shortened 11-3 home victory that came on a day in which the program unveiled its newly named Michele Jenkins Softball Team Room during a pre-game dedication ceremony.
Lady Cougs Outslug L.A. Valley 11-3
For aspiring scientists at The Master’s University, taking up a student research project is no small commitment.
Retired Professor Continues to Mentor Aspiring TMU Scientists
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning residents not to use a Vietnamese herbal ointment called “Cao Bôi Trĩ Cây Thầu Dầu” (Castor Oil Hemorrhoid Extract) because it contains lead and can be fatal.
Public Health Urges Residents to Avoid Vietnamese Hemorrhoid Cream
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a California Apprenticeship Summit Wednesday to raise awareness of apprenticeship opportunities and career technical education pathways that connect California’s youth to high-wage, high-growth career opportunities.
State Apprenticeship Summit Connects Youth to High-Wage Opportunities
College of the Canyons student-athletes Nichole Muro (softball) and Angelo Aleman (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's and Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running April 8-13.
COC Names Nichole Muro, Angelo Aleman Athletes of the Week
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Wednesday his bill improving transparency between parents and schools’ sexual education curricula passed out of the Senate Education Committee.
Wilk’s Sex Education Transparency Bill Clears Senate Committee
1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
Carey Ranch
The 76.6-mile-long Antelope Valley Line has the third-highest ridership in Metrolink’s system with an estimated average of 9,000 passengers daily. However, the uneven terrain and single-tracking along the line in some areas forces trains to travel at a slower speed which results in an estimated travel time of approximately one hour between Santa Clarita and Union Station.
Metrolink to Hold Public Meetings on AV Line Capacity, Improvements
Team Dragon Eyes, affectionately known as TDE, is gearing up to host its highly anticipated Fifth Annual Dragonboat Festival race on Saturday, June 1 at Castaic Lake, Lower Lagoon.
June 1: Team Dragon Eyes to Host Fifth Annual Dragonboat Festival Race
This year marks the 20th year that the city of Santa Clarita has been hosting the annual Bike to Work Challenge. The community is invited to celebrate by riding a bike to work the week of May 13, and stopping by a pit stop on Thursday, May 16.
Party at the Pit Stop, City Paves Way for 20th Annual Bike to Work Challenge
Ready to take control of your financial future? Join the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Center for Financial Empowerment for the next installment in the Lunch & Learn Financial Capability Month webinar series, "Understanding Credit.
Online Financial Workshops with County DCBA
The Santa Clarita Valley Concert Band will perform a "Starry Might" concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday May 4. The concert, under the direction of Tim Durand, will be held at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321.
May 4: SCV Concert Band Presents ‘Starry Night’ at CTG
After a record-setting 2023 combatting organized retail crime, the California Highway Patrol continues to aggressively disrupt and dismantle illegal operations throughout California.
CHP Continues Organized Retail Crime Crackdown, Recovers $4.2M in Goods
Celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22 with California State Parks at any of the 280 unique park units across the state. State Parks has numerous Earth Day-themed events planned. They include in-person activities such as guided walks and hikes, workdays and a bioblitz, as well as virtual programming with a live dive broadcast exploring the hidden world of the ocean.
April 22: Celebrate Earth Day at California State Parks
1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe
Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s Major Crimes Bureau Detectives worked closely with Century Station Detectives after learning of a serial robbery crew committing crimes throughout Los Angeles County. 
Serial Robbery Crew Arrested
Join the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center for their second annual Cornhole Tournament fundraiser where all proceeds will support mental health services to anyone in need.
May 18: Samuel Dixon Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser
California State University, Northridge will confer honorary doctorates on four alumni, all respected leaders in their fields, at the university’s commencement ceremonies next month.
CSUN to Confer Honorary Degrees on Business & Education Leaders, All Alumni
On Saturday, April 20, 2024 Valencia High School Theatre will host the 104th DTASC (Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California) Shakespeare Festival.
April 20: 104th DTASC Shakespeare Festival at Valencia High School