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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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TMU’s Nalbandyan Repeats as NAIA All-American in 400 Hurdles
Monday, May 27, 2019

Seanna Nalbandyan (pictured above) banished any thought of how fast, or slow, she might finish Saturday’s 400-meter hurdle final at NAIA nationals in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The Master’s University sophomore was on the cusp of becoming the second Mustang ever to earn All-American honors in...

Nalbandyan Advances to 400 Hurdles Final at NAIA Nationals

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Seanna Nalbandyan (pictured above) found herself in a familiar place with a familiar foe on Thursday, the opening day of the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Nalbandyan walked to the starting line in a 400-meter hurdles...

TMU’s Ghiorso, Nalbandyan Win Titles on Day 2 of GSAC Finals
Monday, Apr 29, 2019

SANTA BARBARA — As she positioned herself at the starting line for Saturday’s 800 meters, Arianna Ghiorso (pictured above) was brimming with confidence. And why shouldn’t she be? The Master’s University freshman had already secured the Golden State Athletic Conference title in the...

TMU Track’s Seanna Nalbandyan Earns All-American Honor
Monday, May 28, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director The Master’s University track and field standout Seanna Nalbandyan said early on she believed an All-American honor was within reach this year, her first as a Mustang. After she finished seventh in the finals of the 400-meter hurdles Saturday at...

TMU’s Nalbandyan Advances to NAIA Final
Friday, May 25, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, The Master’s University Sports Information Director It looked for a minute as if Seanna Nalbandyan‘s lead during prelims at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships was slipping away. But much like she did at conference finals earlier in the year, the freshman showed...

Mustangs Close GSAC Championship in Strong Fashion
Friday, May 4, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director SANTA BARBARA — Justin Harris and Alec Franco evidently weren’t tired of chasing each other across the athletic complex at Westmont College. The TMU athletes, who finished one-two in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Thursday, spent Friday hustling back...

TMU Relays Ready to Continue Breakthrough Season at GSAC Finals
Friday, Apr 27, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director TMU’s groundbreaking sprint relay teams consist of an unlikely bunch: a former jumper, a pair of distance runners and a prodigious freshman hurdler headlining a group that sets new program records seemingly at will. “All the girls love team,”...

Mustangs Track Teams Sprint Through San Francisco
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director The request had an odd ring to it, but Kevin Pacheco complied anyway. Monday, two days after the freshman won his heat in the 800 meters at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival, he was asked to walk someone through the final, blistering 200 meters. “I...

TMU’s Nalbandyan Named GSAC Athlete of the Week
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director It was the definition of shock and ah, cool. “I feel honored to be picked as Athlete of the Week,” said TMU freshman Seanna Nalbandyan of learning Wednesday the Golden State Athletic Conference had tabbed her its top performer in women’s...

Mustangs Runners Focus on Sprints at Westmont Classic

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director A program that’s made a name nationally for its success in distance running set its focus on the sprints on Saturday, and freshman Seanna Nalbandyan continued to lead the pack. Nalbandyan came close to the NAIA B Qualifying Standard, which would...

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Thousands of Southern California Edison customers were suddenly left without power late Tuesday morning in Newhall after balloons came in contact with power lines, according to officials.
Newhall Power Outage Due to Mylar Balloons
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that will enable elementary schools to begin applying for a waiver to reopen grades TK-2 in schools, prioritizing schools with a high number of low-income students.
Barger Motion to Begin School Waiver Reopening Process Approved by Supes
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]
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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