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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
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TMU School of Music Sends Chorale on Texas Tour
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

By Mason Nesbitt The Master’s University Chorale, one of the school’s marquee music performance ensembles, toured through Texas this summer. Forty-two students and the ensemble’s director, Dr. Marius Bahnean, made stops in Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas, singing in numerous churches affiliated...

GSAC Ushers In New Era

The GSAC has announced several changes that go beyond the new schools that have joined the conference. While keeping the GSAC acronym, it will no longer stand for the Golden State Athletic Association. Instead, the conference will now be known as the Great Southwest Athletic Conference. According to...

TMU Alum Publishes Book on Grief
Monday, Jul 8, 2024

By Josephine Lee Last year, The Master’s University alum Emily Curtis (’09) published a book titled “Hope in the Mourning: A Hope-Filled Guide Through Grief,” which contains both first-hand testimonies of suffering and biblical wisdom for navigating such trials. Curtis, a stay-at-home mother...

Katherine Dyer Commits to TMU Swim Program
Thursday, Jun 20, 2024

Katherine Dyer has signed her national letter of intent to continue her swimming career at The Master’s University. A resident of Pacoima, Calif. where she was homeschooled, Dyer has already proven to be one of the fastest swimmers in the country with her best times in the 100- and 200-yard Free,...

TMU Pre-Med Students Speak at Trauma Symposium

By Mason Nesbitt Pre-med students from The Master’s University gave presentations at a recent trauma symposium attended by an array of Southern California medical professionals. Rocky Maldonado, Bryce Lippen, James Vaughn, and Jacob Anderson each spoke at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in...

Manny Herrera Signs with TMU Baseball
Monday, Jun 17, 2024

Manny Herrera has signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at The Master’s University. Coming to the Mustangs as a pitcher, Herrera spent the last two years at Bakersfield College where he was 4-3 as a starter with a 4.73 ERA and an average of almost one strikeout...

GSAC Names TMU’s Dave Caldwell Sports Information Director of the Year
Thursday, Jun 13, 2024

By Mason Nesbitt, Director of Communications Dave Caldwell, the play-by-play voice of The Master’s University athletic department for more than a decade and the school’s sports information director for the last two, earned a significant distinction this month. Caldwell was named the Sports...

Masimango Commits to TMU Men’s Soccer
Monday, Jun 10, 2024

Mukeni “Michael” Masimango has chosen The Master’s University to continue his soccer career. Masimango was coached by current TMU assistant coach Humphrey Mahowa through his junior year at Crawford High School in City Heights, Calif. “When you really think about it, The Master’s...

Online Retail Owners Devote Time, Resources to TMU
Thursday, Jun 6, 2024

By Mason Nesbitt Carly Jean Los Angeles is an online clothing and lifestyle brand that sells primarily women’s attire to customers around the world. Ask the company’s owners, Chad and Carly Jean Brannon, and they’ll give you another definition: It’s a stewardship from the Lord meant to be wielded...

TMU Communications Professor Retiring After ‘A Marvelous 40 Years’
Monday, May 27, 2024

By Josephine Lee Several months ago, a student paused before class to ask Julie Larson, Ph.D., how she was feeling about her upcoming retirement. She laughed. “I’m too busy to be sad,” she said. But with the passage of time, the tears began to catch up. After what she’s described as a “marvelous...

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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
Piru
The Office of Inspector General Max Huntsman has issued a report entitled Fourth Report Back on Meeting the Sheriff's Department's Obligations Under Senate Bill 1421.
Inspector General Issues New Report on LASD
All eight eligible Providence hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties, including Holy Cross in Mission Hills, have earned high ratings from U.S. News & World Report, including two that ranked nationally for orthopedics care and one for rehabilitation.
Holy Cross, SoCal Providence Hospitals Highly Ranked by U.S. News
The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons will offer an inperson class "SBDC As A Resource" on Wednesday, July 24, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
July 24: Learn About the SBDC at COC
Steven Nassif, a native of the Santa Clarita Valley, wrote and directed "Homecoming" which will premiere at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Lumiere Music Hall, 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.
July 20: SCV Native Releases First Feature Film
Following outcry from LGBTQ+ students and families whose local districts enacted “forced outing” policies over the past year, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today celebrated the signage of AB 1955: Support Academic Futures and Educators for Today’s Youth Act (SAFETY Act) into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Newsom Signs AB 1955 SAFETY Act to Protect Rights of LGBTQ+ Students
As families across the country prepare for the upcoming school year, The Salvation Army in Santa Clarita has announced its continued partnership with the Toyota Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association to provide school backpacks to families in need.
Salvation Army Opens Registration for School Backpack Giveaway
SCVi, a TK-12 tuition-free public charter school in Castaic has announced an Ice Cream Social event on Friday, July 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the school campus.
July 26: SCVi Hosts Ice Cream Social for Families
On Tuesday, July 16, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance, which will provide free legal representation to eligible tenants facing eviction in unincorporated Los Angeles County beginning in January of 2025.
Supes Approve Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance
The WiSH Education Foundation, which benefits students in the William S. Hart Union School District, has announced that its Wednesday Webinar series for the coming '24-'25 school year is being expanded to eight webinars.
WiSH Webinar Series Expands for College Bound Students, Families
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Business After Hours Mixer, alongside other business leaders from the Santa Clarita Valley, for an exclusive networking event at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 21: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer at Henry Mayo
Mission Opera has announced the fundraising gala, "An Evening of Elegance," will be held Saturday, Aug 3.
Aug. 3: ‘Evening of Elegance’ Fundraising Gala to Benefit Mission Opera
The SENSES Block Party on Thursday, July 18 will feature the theme "The SENSES Games."
July 18: The SENSES Games in Old Town Newhall
The Nest Healing Art Studio at ARTree in Old Town Newhall is a free community workshop consisting of an hour of mindful, judgement free, art-making.
Nest Healing Art Studio Looks to Expand
1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
Registration for the 29th annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo is officially open. This is an opportunity for Santa Clarita volunteers of all ages to help clean up a portion of the Santa Clara River, one of the last natural, free-flowing river systems in Southern California.
Registration Now Open for Annual River Rally Cleanup
Don’t miss the Santa Clarita Artists Association’s annual Art Classic Gala - the largest celebration of fine arts in the Santa Clarita Valley - Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at The Center.
Sept. 28: SCAA Hosting 34th Annual Art Classic
Jhoanna Serrano left the Philippines for the United States at just 18 years old, hoping to give her then-2-year-old daughter, Jean Pauline, a better future.
CSUN Honors Mother’s Sacrifices with New Scholarship
The Master’s University Chorale, one of the school’s marquee music performance ensembles, toured through Texas this summer.
TMU School of Music Sends Chorale on Texas Tour
Saugus High School Instrumental Music Booster Club is inviting the community to help those in need with its Clothes for Cash continues Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saugus High Music Club Clothes for Cash Campaign Continues
In celebration of a new partnership with Chef Tony Gemignani, the 13-time World Pizza Champion and the undisputed greatest pizza maker in modern history, Princess Cruises, recognized for the Best Pizza at Sea, established a new Guinness World Records Title Monday for “World’s Largest Pizza Party” at multiple venues aboard its fleet of Love Boats with hungry guests devouring more than 60,000 slices of fresh-from-the-oven pizza prepared by the line’s master chefs.
Princess Cruises’ Pizza Party Sets New Guinness World Record
The GSAC has announced several changes that go beyond the new schools that have joined the conference.
GSAC Ushers In New Era
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 15 - Sunday, July 21.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Santa Clarita consistently earns recognition as one of the best places to live in the nation, boasting a high quality of life, strong safety record and a business-friendly atmosphere.
Ken Striplin | 2024 Public Opinion Poll
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