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

Feb. 22: SBDC to Host Business Start-Up, Funding Workshops
Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018

The College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center at COC’s University Center will host a pair of workshops for people interested in starting a business on February 22. 1). How To Start Your Business Thursday, February 22 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $30 Learn to start, run and grow...

Feb. 22, March 1: COC SBDC Home-Based Business Webinars

The College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center will host a pair of webinars for people interested in starting a home-based business on February 22 and March 1. The short informational Quick-start Webinar (Part 1 and Part 2) will give participants a good overview of what it takes to start...

Jan. 24, 31: Start, Grow Your E-Commerce Empire Webinar
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting a two-part Business Events and Training Webinar Jan. 24 (Part 1) and Jan. 31 (Part 2) from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Have something you want to sell online, but not sure how? Or already have an online store, but know it...

Dec. 8: SBDC Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar at COC
Friday, Nov 24, 2017

The College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center will host a free payroll tax seminar for business owners and financial managers at COC’s University Center on Friday, December 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Attendees will learn: * California payroll reporting requirements: forms, employer...

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While in-person events may be postponed for the time being, the city of Santa Clarita events team is bringing you virtual and physically distanced happenings to fill the void.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar Features New Online October Events
The fast-moving Martindale Fire, which started near Bouquet Reservoir, remained at 230 acres overnight, with firefighters able to achieve 40% containment by Tuesday morning.
Martindale Fire Remains at 230 Acres, 40% Containment
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
Higher Education Nonprofit Recognizes Former CSUN VP for Community Leadership
The Valley Industry Association will welcome Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth as the Keynote Speaker for the October VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 13: VIA Virtual Series with Mayor Cameron Smyth
A fatal traffic collision south of the Newhall Pass on Interstate 5 stalled traffic for morning commuters Tuesday.
Multi-Vehicle Traffic Collision on SB I-5 Leaves One Dead
A gas main break at Costco in Canyon Country prompted evacuations and road closures Tuesday morning.
Costco Gas Main Break Prompts Evacuations, Road Closures
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
Smoke from a brush fire dubbed the Martindale Fire in Bouquet Canyon near the Bouquet Reservoir was visible from areas in the Santa Clarita Valley shortly after the blaze broke out Monday afternoon, quickly burning 200 acres and threatening structures.
‘Martindale’ Brush Fire in Bouquet Canyon, Visible from SCV, Threatens Strctures
The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million Monday afternoon, a grim milestone in a pandemic that caught much of the world unprepared for a health crisis and left economies reeling, convulsed politics and fundamentally altered the world.
World Marks Grim Milestone: 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths
SCV Water invites the community to a virtual ribbon-cutting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., celebrating the completion of a new water treatment plant.
Oct. 5: SCV Water Treatment Plant Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Daniel Bradley of Newhall Honored as Gold Star Son at White House
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office reports a busy slate of production activity in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, September 28-October 4.
Busy Slate of Productions This Week in SCV
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended the current extreme heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley through Saturday evening.
SCV Extreme Heat Warning Extended Through Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the launch of a forum for small business owners -- the Small Business Roundtable.
SCV Chamber to Launch Monthly Roundtable for Small Business Owners
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, advocating for the thousands of constituents still in the queue waiting for their unemployment benefits, is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to rethink a two-week pause on new EDD claims.
Unemployment: Wilk Urges Governor to Hit ‘Start,’ Not ‘Pause’ on EDD
William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Sunday Santa Clarita Valley public junior highs and high schools will not reopen in October, pushing the potential timeline for partial reopening to Nov. 13.
Hart District Won’t Reopen Schools in October
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a series of bills into law Saturday, strengthening protections for LGBTQ+ Californians.
Newsom Signs Bills Strengthening LGBTQ+ Protections
California Governor Gavin Newsom took action Sunday on several bills that continue the state’s long-standing leadership as a state of inclusion and refuge.
Newsom Acts on Bills to Support California’s Immigrant, Refugee Communities
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
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.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV