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1970 - College of the Canyons' first on-campus classes held in portable buildings located just south of future Cougar Stadium [story]
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Registration Still Open for City’s Summer Beach Excursion to Ventura
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita invites residents and their families to register for a fun day-trip to the picturesque beach city of Ventura, taking place on Saturday, July 13. The low-cost summer beach excursion will allow individuals and families to explore Ventura Harbor Village and Harbor Cove Beach. To...

Local Law Firm Expands into Ventura Area
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

John Shaffery, left and Brian Koegle, right. Poole & Shaffery, LLP, has opened a new Ventura office to serve the area’s growing business community, bringing the law firm’s comprehensive professional services, resources and experience to businesses in Ventura, Oxnard and all of Ventura County. “The...

Feds to Open More Than Million California Acres for Oil, Fracking
Friday, Apr 26, 2019

By Nathan Solis The Trump administration disclosed plans to open over 1 million acres in central California to oil drilling and fracking on Thursday, the federal government undeterred by the fact that no new drilling leases have been issued since 2013. The 174-page draft report from the U.S. Bureau of...

Night Closures Set for Highway 126 Repaving in Ventura, Santa Paula
Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Segments of California State Road 126 aka Highway 126 will be closed next week for a grinding operation in the cities of Ventura and Santa Paula, California Department of Transportation District 7 officials announced Friday. From Tuesday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 25, the following planned closures...

Advocates Renew Push for Passage of St. Francis Dam Bill
Monday, Jan 8, 2018

Proponents of a bipartisan effort to create a national memorial at the site of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster are stepping up their efforts to get the legislation passed in time for 90th-anniversary events planned for March. Titled the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act, H.R. 2156 was...

CAL FIRE Engineer Killed Battling Thomas Fire
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

CAL FIRE has released a statement on its Facebook page regarding the death of one of their own: I am very saddened to report that a firefighter fatality has occurred on the Thomas Incident. The incident is still unfolding, but in this world of fast moving information, it is important to me that only...

Nov. 9: Valencia High School Marching Band Field Show Competition
Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

The Valencia High School Marching Band will be hosting a night of music and pageantry on Thursday at the school’s 6th Annual Marching Band Field Show Competition. The high school’s award-winning band will be competing against 17 other marching bands and color guard units from the Santa Clarita,...

Canyons Competes at Southern California Invitational in Oceanside
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017

College of the Canyons competed in the Southern Californian Invitational at El Camino Country Club in Oceanside on Monday, finishing ninth in a field of 19 schools from across the region. The tourney, which served as a preview of the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA)...

Caltrans District 7 Projects Receive $22.4 Mil.
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

Caltrans District 7 has 17 local projects in Los Angeles and Ventura counties aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving public transportation that were issued $22.4 million in funding from the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program. This program is one of the strategies the state is employing...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,058 new cases countywide and 30 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Tops 91k Total Cases
College of the Canyons has received a $1.37 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Child Care Assistance Means Parents In School program to directly benefit the college’s Early Childhood Education Center. 
COC Receives $1.37 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education Center
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's Girl Talk: A Women’s Health Series will be returning on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Oct. 13: Henry Mayo’s Women’s Health Education Series Returns
Valencia-based Landscape Development Inc. announced that its maintenance division, Enhanced Landscape Management LLC, has completed the asset purchase of Ventura, CA based, The Groundskeeper, Inc..
Valencia-Based Landscape Development Further Expands Its Footprint in SoCal
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today awarded $144 million in Safe Clean Water funding, including 24 new infrastructure projects, 17 scientific studies, and various watershed area resources designed to increase the region’s water resiliency.
Supervisors Approve $144 million in Safe Clean Water Funding
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that directed the County’s Internal Services Department to equitably identify internet broadband demonstration sites across all five of the County’s Supervisorial Districts.  
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Approve Digital Equity Motion
Vice-Chairman of the Public Safety Committee Assemblyman Tom Lackey announced Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1406 into law.
Governor Newsom Signs Assemblyman Lackey’s Bill to Prevent Inadvertent Fatal Shootings
1970 - College of the Canyons' first on-campus classes held in portable buildings located just south of future Cougar Stadium [story]
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What could be better than building relationships while playing cornhole and sipping on local brews? How about doing those things while helping young adults who are leaving foster care without a home?
Nov. 12: Finally Family Homes Inaugural Cornhole Tourney Seeks Sponsors
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department encourages parents and students to join their classmates and walk, bike, or roll to class on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Oct. 12: LASD Supports National Walk, Bike, Roll to School Day
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 12 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,133 new cases countywide and 28 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 1,133 New Cases in County, 12 Deaths Includes Child
First launched in 1985, Breast Cancer Awareness Month became the first organized effort to bring widespread attention to breast cancer. Each October Circle of Hope recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its’ annual event, 31 Days of Hope, to help increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment of this disease.
Circle of Hope Holds 31 Days of Hope Fundraising Campaign
The annual Saugus High School Boutique Fantastique will be held Saturday and Sunday Nov. 5-6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Saugus High School Gym.
Nov. 5-6: Saugus High Boutique Fantastique
Welcome back, UCLA Hockey! The city of Santa Clarita and The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center | Powered by FivePoint, are excited to announce the return of the UCLA Men’s Hockey Team for the 2022-23 season.
UCLA Hockey Returns to The Cube
Despite near identical shots taken, The Master's University women's soccer team was not able to find the back of the net as Ottawa defeated the Mustangs 2-0 Saturday in Surprise, Ariz.
Master’s Women’s Soccer Shutout by OUAZ
October is National Pedestrian Safety Month and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will raise awareness about the safety of people walking throughout the month, emphasizing that “safe drivers, safe speeds and safe vehicles save lives.”
October is National Pedestrian Safety Month
You can’t go far in our city without discovering public art or art spaces. Whether you stumble upon the poetry printed on our sidewalks, discover the vibrant colors of the Communitree at the Canyon Country Community Center, find one of the many Art Bears or enjoy the latest exhibit at one of the City’s eight galleries, there is much art to appreciate this month and year-round in Santa Clarita.
Ken Striplin | Get Creative this ARTober
"Groundworks," a new documentary by Justine Garrett (Critical Studies MFA 2006) and Ian Garrett (Theater MFA 2008), airs on multiple U.S. public television stations this month. In Southern California, the film was broadcast on KCET on Tuesday, Oct. 4 and will air on PBS SoCal on Oct. 10-11, coinciding with Indigenous People’s Day.
Oct. 10-11: CalArts Alums’ ‘Groundworks’ to Air on Public Television
The College of the Canyon Athletic Department and Associated Student Government are inviting community members to attend the 2022 Homecoming Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 13 at Cougar Stadium.
Oct. 13: Community Invited to 2022 COC Homecoming Celebration
1900 - Pico oil driller Alex Mentry (as in Mentryville) succumbs to typhoid fever at California Hospital in Los Angeles [story]
Alex Mentry
For the first time since 2020, the Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department is offering its Employer Workshop on child support requirements live in La Mirada on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Oct. 13: Employer Workshop on Child Support Requirements
Calling all Transylvanians! Join the city of Santa Clarita for a screening of the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at The Centre on Oct. 28 or Oct. 29.
Oct. 28-29: Rocky Horror Picture Show Screening
Join the city of Santa Clarita and explore your creative side this ARTober in celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month.
Santa Clarita Unveils ARTober Lineup
The city of Santa Clarita is honored to once again be named as a 2022 finalist for the prestigious award of “Most Business-Friendly City” by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation.
Santa Clarita Named Finalist for Most Business-Friendly City
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