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1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
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University Center To Host Open House
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2021

The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host an in-person open house event on Nov. 17. The open house aims to provide community members and prospective students with information about the wide variety of degree and certificate programs offered by University Center...

COC Hosts Local Hiring Fest To Help Combat Labor Shortage
Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021

College of the Canyons will be doing its part to help address the labor shortage by hosting a hiring fest, Friday, Oct. 22 at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center. The in-person event will allow job seekers the opportunity to meet on-on-one with employers to discuss open positions and hiring...

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...

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1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
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The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises and Beyond
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
College of the Canyons freshman Danielle Salcedo ran down history on Saturday, clocking a program-record time of 17.54.9 on the 5K course at Woodward Park to become the first California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Cross Country Individual State Champion in school history.
Danielle Salcedo First CCCAA Individual State Champ in COC Women’s XC History
Los Angeles County, in partnership with the National Development Council, announced that it has extended the application deadline for its small business rent relief grant project to Sunday, Nov. 28.
County Extends Application Deadline for Small Business Rent Relief Grant Project
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,802 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Notes Vaccination Disparities Among Children 5 to 11
The Los Angeles County Health Officer issued a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley and Antelope Valley due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures with wind chill temperatures expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Nov. 24: Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV, AV
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