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May 28
1888 - Olympian Jim Thorpe, "America's greatest athlete," born in Indian Territory (probably near Prague, Okla.); later in life, appeared in many B-Westerns shot in Placerita Canyon [story]
Jim Thorpe

Danielle Salcedo First CCCAA Individual State Champ in COC Women’s XC History
Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021

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. Salcedo’s...

Clay Mayes Hired to Lead UAV Cross Country Programs
Monday, Nov 26, 2018

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley is pleased to welcome Clay Mayes to its athletic department as head coach of both the UAV men’s and women’s cross country programs. “I know UAV is a university that has the resources to work towards collecting national accolades, team titles and conference...

TMU Freshman Ghiorso Shines for Women’s Cross Country
Monday, Oct 22, 2018

The Master’s University women’s cross-country head coach Zach Schroeder made it clear from day one that he believed Arianna Ghiorso (pictured above) was a special athlete. The kind that doesn’t come around all that often, even in a program annually listed among the NAIA’s top...

TMU Women’s Cross Country Releases 2018 Schedule
Friday, Jun 22, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director When The Master’s University women’s cross country team makes a run at a second straight conference title this fall, it could be in front of a large group of fans swaddled in blue and gold. TMU released its 2018 schedule today, the highlight...

Master’s Women’s Cross Country Team Wins 1st GSAC Title
Monday, Nov 6, 2017

The Master’s University women’s cross country team entered 2017 hoping to win its first-ever Golden State Athletic Conference championship, and claimed the prize Saturday. It was more than hope, really. The Mustangs, after all, possessed a promising blend of experience and youth and frontline talent....

Mikesell Leads TMU Cross Country Through Rehearsal
Monday, Oct 23, 2017

Master’s cross country coach Zach Schroeder likes to map out his fall race schedule months before his runners arrive on campus. “We always know well in advance what we’re planning on doing,” Schroeder said. “… But there’s always the possibility of a schedule change.” It’s true: Some...

Fairchild & Frankian Lead Mustangs to First Place
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

The Master’s University women’s cross country team continued its 2017 campaign with an outstanding showing at its annual home event, the TMU XC Invitational. The Lady Mustangs, who rank 8th in the NAIA, finished first overall in the women’s 5k open with a collective time of 1 hour, 33 minutes,...

Master’s Cross Country Ready for Rival at Home Event Saturday
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017

Saturday’s cross country meet serves a variety of purposes. It’s an opportunity for The Master’s University to host 700 college and high school athletes at Central Park for one of Southern California’s premier events. It’s a chance for said high schoolers to see one of the NAIA’s best programs,...

TMU Women’s Cross Country Team No. 9 in Preseason Poll
Friday, Aug 25, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has released its 2017 Women’s Cross Country Preseason Coaches’ Poll, and The Master’s University’s Lady Mustangs begin the season at No. 9. Notably, the team holds the fourth-longest streak in...

August 25: Canyons Cross Country Runs at Oxnard Invite
Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

The College of the Canyons men’s and women’s cross country teams will see their first action of the 2017 season when the Cougars compete in the annual Oxnard Invitational hosted by Oxnard College on Friday, August 25. Canyons brings a roster of six runners on the men’ side including...

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1888 - Olympian Jim Thorpe, "America's greatest athlete," born in Indian Territory (probably near Prague, Okla.); later in life, appeared in many B-Westerns shot in Placerita Canyon [story]
Jim Thorpe
Several months ago, a student paused before class to ask Julie Larson, Ph.D., how she was feeling about her upcoming retirement. She laughed.
TMU Communications Professor Retiring After ‘A Marvelous 40 Years’
MARION, Ind. -- Caleb Pouliot came less than two inches from claiming his third national title in two years on the final day of the 2024 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Track & Field National Championships in Marion, Ind.
Pouliot Comes Up Short in Quest for Third National Title
The award-winning documentary “SPELLERS,” the crew of which included alumni of The Master’s University and a TMU faculty member, is now available to watch for free on YouTube.
Award-Winning Documentary by TMU Alumni Now on YouTube
On May 21, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve a recommendation submitted by Supervisors Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and Lindsey Horvath instructing the L.A. County Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (MVA) to take the lead on future collaboration and coordination with the state and federal Departments of Veterans Affairs.
Veteran Peer Access Merges with Military Affairs Department
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised budget has helped some of the Golden State’s budget woes, though financial problems continue to loom on the horizon, the state Legislative Analyst’s Office said Friday.
State’s Fiscal Watchdog Sees Positive Signs in Reducing Deficit
Jonathan Larson started the final round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men's Golf Championships tied for ninth, but a 9-over 81 dropped him to T27 on the final day of competition.
TMU’s Larson Struggles in NAIA Championships’ Final Round
The community is invited to come tour Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark and enjoy the harmonies of the Blue Plate Special Barbershop Quartet Sunday, June 2.
June 2: Blue Plate Special Barbershop Quartet at Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International (LAX) airport while infectious on May 19, 2024.  
Measles Case Confirmed in L.A. County
As the summer approaches, the Santa Clarita Public Library offers our community the opportunity to embrace the power of reading.
Ken Striplin | 2024 Summer Reading Program
Commencement season at California State University, Northridge never fails to disappoint, and 2024 has been no exception: Eight joyous ceremonies kicked off May 11 with Honors Convocation, and continued May 17-20 as graduates from eight colleges crossed the stage.
Matadors Celebrate 2024 Commencement
1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
opening night ticket to Magic Mountain
1956 - Placerita Canyon State Park dedicated [story]
Oak of the Golden Dream
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
Mustang Drive-In
ARTree invites the Santa Clarita Valley community to be a part of this recycled bottlecap art project. Families can participate in the making of the mural at the Old Town Newhall Branch of the Santa Clarita Library on June 1, from 2:30-4 p.m.
June 1: Be Part of the Bottlecap Recycled Art Project
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
June 20: Foster Families Sought, Attend a Virtual Orientation
As part of the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, OHLA-USA will be extending the existing southbound Calgrove Boulevard off ramp.
Calgrove SB Off Ramp Nighttime Closure May 29-June 28
The public is invited to celebrate the third annual California State Parks Week, June 12-16. This year’s theme: “This is Where You Live” will offer more than 200 events presented by California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League, Parks California and California State Parks Foundation.
Celebrate Third Annual California State Parks Week June 12-16
The NAACP Santa Clarita will host its Annual Juneteenth Celebration over two days, June 14-15. Day one will feature an adults only game night mixer and day two will feature a family celebration at Central Park.
June 14-15: NAACP Santa Clarita Junteenth Two-Day Celebration
Santa Clarita Ballet will present "The Wizard of Oz" on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Perfomring Arts Center at College of the Canyons on Saturday and Sunday June 8-9 at 2 p.m.
June 8-9: Santa Clarita Ballet Performs ‘The Wizard of Oz’
The Remo Music Center is dedicated to providing an atmosphere where people from all walks of life, of all ages, with or without a musical background, can experience making music with others in a welcoming, friendly, non-challenging environment and experience the benefit and joys of making music.
Free Kids, Family Drum Circle at Remo Music Center
After years of hard and heartfelt work, Bridge to Home celebrated the opening of their permanent year-round shelter in Santa Clarita on May 21.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping Up With Kathryn
Volunteer Cabin Counselors at The Painted Turtle Camp are being sought for June 8 - July 30. The mission of The Painted Turtle, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is to provide a year-round, life-changing environment and authentic camp experience for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
Painted Turtle Volunteer Cabin Counselors Sought
The city of Santa Clarita invites volunteers to join the Wildland Weekend Warriors in planting and watering plants in Golden Valley or Elsmere Canyon Open Space, or Taylor Trailhead to feed the local pollinators and wildlife. For this project, volunteers should bring work gloves. A long-handled shovel is optional, but helpful.
Wildland Weed Warriors Sought for Open Space Areas