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Sept. 17: University Center Open House
Thursday, Sep 5, 2019

Have you been putting off getting the bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree you need to advance in your career? On Tuesday, Sept. 17, an open house event will be held at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center to provide prospective students with information about the bachelor’s and master’s...

March 28-29: COC, Chamber to Host Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Monday, Mar 11, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and College of the Canyons will host legally mandated sexual harassment prevention training for employees and supervisors at COC’s Valencia campus on Thursday and Friday, March 28-29. Senate Bill 1343, which took effect Jan. 1. requires businesses with...

August 1: Minimum Wage Forum at COC University Center
Friday, Jun 22, 2018

By Alison Needham, SCVEDC Minimum wage laws change July 1, so the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation and SCV law firm Poole & Shaffery, LLP will present a “Minimum Wage Forum” at College of the Canyons’ University Center on Wednesday, August 1 from 7:30 a.m....

COC Brings Leaders Together for ‘Doing What Matters’ Institute
Friday, May 4, 2018

More than 50 presidents, CEOs, college chancellors and board of trustee members representing more than 30 colleges attended the “Doing What Matters” CEO Institute at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Thursday. Hosted by College of the Canyons, the one-day symposium, which also attracted...

April 19: Open House at COC University Center for Working Students
Monday, Apr 9, 2018

The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host an open house event on Thursday, April 19 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for students who, like Shawna Pollock, wish to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree without having to leave the Santa Clarita Valley or quit their full-time...

Feb. 27: Santa Clarita Community College District Board Meeting
Monday, Feb 26, 2018

The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a Special Board Workshop, Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The board meeting will take place at the University Center, Room 205, at College of the Canyons, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita,...

March 10: Physician Assistant Expo at COC
Thursday, Feb 1, 2018

The 3rd Annual Physician Assistant Expo will take place at College of the Canyons University Center, Saturday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On hand will be various university physician assistant programs, as well as some practicing physician assistants who will speak about the profession. Topics will...

June 2: America’s Job Center Holding Manufacturing Job Fair
Monday, May 22, 2017

The Santa Clarita America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) will hold a Manufacturing Job Fair for interested community members on Friday, June 2, 2017. The event is scheduled to take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the College of the Canyons University Center Main Lobby, 1st Floor, located at...

April 28: Get Hired at the AJCC Hiring Fest
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

America’s Job Center of California invites residents to connect with new employers, find a new career path or get back into the workforce by attending the Hiring Fest on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon...

Free College Planning Workshops Aim to Help Families
Friday, Mar 17, 2017

Attending one’s dream college without going broke might itself seem like a dream, but Brian Safdari and his team at College Planning Experts are helping college-bound students do just that. Local students and their parents are invited to attend one of College Planning Experts’ three free workshops...

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1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events
Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses.
Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
City Council OKs Dedications in Tesoro Area, Newhall Pass Open Space
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases Near 1 Million Countywide; 258 New Deaths in County
Jim and Anita Lombardi of Federal Escrow, Inc. donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club to help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Boys and Girls Club Receives $50,000 Financial Gift from Federal Escrow, Inc.
The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month.
CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
The California Supreme Court declared Thursday that worker classification standards set forth in its Dynamex decision should apply retroactively to a labor class action from 15 years ago, as well as all non-final cases that predate the 2018 landmark ruling.
California High Court Makes Landmark Independent Contractor Ruling Retroactive
Los Angeles County officials announced five additional mass-vaccination sites set to open next week which include Six Flags Magic Mountain and California State University, Northridge.
Six Flags, CSUN Set to Open as Mass Vaccination Sites
Waste Management has extended its temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule for customers in Santa Clarita, with regular service anticipated to resume the week of Jan. 25.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule
The College of the Canyons ‘Canyons Promise’ free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting 2021-22 Applications
The ice rink in Valencia, which the City acquired last year, is currently undergoing renovations prior to its highly anticipated grand reopening later this year.
Renovations for Highly Anticipated City-Owned Ice Rink Continue
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,918 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: County Surpasses 13,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 20,918
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced Thursday the opening of its COVID-19 vaccine-distribution site, with the goal of vaccinating nearly 500 people a day.
Henry Mayo Announces Opening of COVID-19 Vaccine-Distribution Site
L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes.
Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association's first meeting of 2021, which will take place virtually Monday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Artist Virginia Kamhi to Demonstrate Pastel Techniques
Get ready to get your game on Sunday, March 14, as Soroptimist International of Valencia presents their annual fundraiser to benefit the Soroptimist’s Dream Programs: Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It.
March 14: ‘Games for a Cause’ Benefiting Soroptimist’s Dream Program
As the COVID-19 surge has continued to overwhelm hospitals over the past couple of months, it has also dramatically impacted the mortuaries where many of the pandemic’s victims end up.
Eternal Valley Struggles to Keep Up With Demand as COVID-19 Surges
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 4-1 to suspend small cohorts returning to campus through Feb. 8.
Hart District Votes 4-1 to Suspend Return to Campus Until February
The Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regional areas fell under a red flag warning, prompting Southern California Edison to monitor more than 28,000 of its customers for potential power shutoffs through the remainder of the week.
SoCal Edison Considering Power Shutoffs Amid Red Flag Warning Conditions