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1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
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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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1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
Carey Ranch
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
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, April 20, at 6:00 p.m.
April 20: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The owner of a shopping center at the corner of Lyons Avenue and Apple Street will seek the Santa Clarita Planning Commission’s approval Tuesday to subdivide the lot from three parcels to eight.
Planning Commission to Consider Subdivision Request
The deadline to submit entries for Santa Clarita Sister Cities’ Young Artists and Authors Showcase has been extended to Sunday, April 25, 2021.
Deadline Extended For Annual Sister Cities Young Artists And Authors Showcase
Internet marketing firm Scorpion made multiple company announcements Wednesday, including plans to open a new headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Scorpion Announces Plans to Move Headquarters
After a year of turmoil for many businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, the SCV Economic Development Corp. released its list of the area’s largest employers.
EDC Releases SCV’s Largest Employers List
William S. Hart Union High School District officials said 18 students have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days during the regular board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Reports 18 Positive Cases of COVID-19 Among Students
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 36 new deaths, 643 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, and reported the lowest test positivity rate to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Test Positivity Rate Hits Record Low; 27,557 Total SCV Cases
For the third year in a row, La Mesa Junior High School has been selected as a "Capturing Kids’ Hearts" National Showcase School for the 2020-2021 school year.
La Mesa Junior High School Selected as National Showcase School
California Senate Bill 545, a measure to provide additional resources to struggling students, has received unanimous support from the Senate Education Committee, announced Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Address Learning Loss Passes Senate Education
As National Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers, a group that numbers over 300 and includes adults, teens, and canines.
April: 18-24: Henry Mayo Recognizes Volunteers During National Volunteer Appreciation Week
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Earth Arbor Day celebration is set to go virtual this year with the release of an entertaining and informative video program on Thursday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m.
City to Celebrate Earth Arbor Day with Virtual Program and Free Mulch Giveaway
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station announced plans Friday to hold two additional free “Catalytic Converter Etching” events next week for all local SCV residents.
Sheriff’s Station to Hold Additional Free Catalytic Converter Etching Events
1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Donna Manfredi as the principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Donna Manfredi Takes Helm at Golden Oak Adult School
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
L.A. County Announces New Probation Oversight Commission Leadership Team
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
COC University Center Hosting Virtual Open House
The Santa Clarita Public Television Authority will hold its regular meeting virtually Monday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.
April 19: Santa Clarita Public Television Authority Virtual Regular Meeting
SCV Water has received a nearly $250,000 California Special Districts Association Public Safety Power Shutoff program allocation from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).
Cal OES Awards SCV Water $250K Grant
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
KCET Documentary to Feature L.A. County’s Arts Education
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miranda Joins League of Women Voters, COC for Virtual Conversation on Local Government
A woman died after having been rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in a Saugus neighborhood early Thursday morning.
LASD Investigating Deadly Saugus Stabbing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 23 new deaths and 613 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,535 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 16 and Over Now Eligible for Vaccine; SCV Cases Total 27,535