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1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [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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As the holidays fast approach, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health are coming under fire for their newly released Thanksgiving guidelines on private gatherings, which come with strict restrictions aimed at decreasing the transmission of COVID-19.
State Criticized for Restrictive Thanksgiving Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 8 new deaths and 861 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 136 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Passes 300K Cases; 7,136 Total in SCV
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27, starting at 5:30 p.m., to address anticipated litigation related to the long-proposed Porta Bella residential-commercial development on the Whittaker-Bermite property in the center of the city.
Oct. 27: Special City Council Meeting on Whittaker-Bermite Default Letter
The city of Santa Clarita on Monday began an expansion project at the Trek Bike Park of Santa Clarita adjacent to the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
Santa Clarita Trek Bike Park Expansion Underway
Officials at the Newhall School District submitted reopening waivers for TK-2 grade to return to in-person instruction and provided parents with an update on the ransomware attack during an engagement night Wednesday.
NSD Submits Reopening Waivers, Discusses Ransomware Attack
Three College of the Canyons architecture and interior design students have been selected to participate in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles 2x8 Student Competition, Exhibition and Scholarship program.
COC Students Chosen for Architecture, Interior Design Exhibit
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 16 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of Monday, Oct. 26.
16 Productions Filming the Week of Oct. 26 in SCV
Celebrating First Responders Day on Wednesday, October 28, Firehouse Subs restaurants nationwide and in Santa Clarita will invite customers to help raise funds for the nonprofit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Oct. 28: First Responders Day Fundraiser Set by Firehouse Subs
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes Eric Whitacre as the first featured guest in the School of Visual & Performing Arts Industry Insight Series on Monday, Oct. 26 starting at 7 p.m.
Oct. 26: COC Launches Industry Insight Series with Grammy Winner Eric Whitacre
Southern California Edison officials announced Monday the possibility of power shut-offs for some of its customers, including many in the Santa Clarita Valley, amid Red Flag warnings and “damaging wind gusts.”
SCE Calls Power Shut-off Warning for SCV
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations put out its annual numbers on hate crimes for 2019 on Friday, which noted while countywide reports remain on the rise over the past half-dozen years, they declined again for the reporting area that includes the Santa Clarita Valley.
County Data on Hate Crimes Show Dip in Local Reports
1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC
1898 - Newhall pioneer Henry Clay Wiley (Wiley Canyon) dies in Los Angeles [story]
HC Wiley
1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 23 new deaths and 2,773 new positive cases of COVID-19, including 56 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 296,821 L.A. County Cases, 7,000 in SCV
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a major injection of new Homekey funding made possible by the Legislature to expand and support the state program, helping thousands of families experiencing or at risk of homelessness find permanent, long-term housing solutions.
Sixth Round of ‘Homekey’ Funding Includes $24M for L.A. County
The Santa Clarita City Council has posted its agenda for a regular meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27.
Oct. 27 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
The city of Santa Clarita has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
City of Santa Clarita Earns National Financial Reporting Award
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a National Drug Takeback Day event on Saturday, October 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Oct. 24: SCV Sheriff’s Station to Host Drug Takeback Day
City of Santa Clarita officials delivered the 2020 State of the City event Thursday in true COVID-19-era format: virtually, while shining a light on local essential workers who have toiled tirelessly since the onset of the pandemic.
Santa Clarita 2020 ‘State of the City’ Highlights Resilience Amid Challenges
Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the retirement of California Highway Patrol Commissioner Warren Stanley, and the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Amanda Ray to succeed Stanley.
CHP’s Stanley to Retire; Governor Names Amanda Ray New Commissioner
A new state law set to take effect in January requires employers to provide notice of workplace COVID-19 exposure, and Santa Clarita Valley business leaders are urging local businesses to review their health and safety procedures now.
COVID-19 Exposure: SCV Business Leaders Weigh in on AB 685
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy arrested a woman and a male parolee on felony drug and weapons charges in Valencia earlier this week.
Parolee, Woman Arrested in Valencia on Felony Drug, Weapon Charges
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel