| COC Astronomy and Physics Club seeks artwork to send into space

At the special meeting of the Santa Clarita City Council on April 12, 2022, the city council approved a settlement agreement with the plaintiffs who filed suit against the city on December 29, 2021, alleging a violation of California law on voting rights.

After being suspended for more than two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ready to Work Academy, a partnership between Carousel Ranch and College of the Canyons, will return to the COC.

After a two-year hiatus, the Ready to Work Academy returns to College of the Canyons

NASA has selected nine teams of students, including one from the College of the Canyons, to launch science payloads onto a NASA heavy-lift balloon for the 16th High Altitude Student Platform, HASP, mission flying during the 2022 fall campaign in Fort Sumner, NM

COC Astronomy and Physics Club seeks artwork to send into space

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Tuesday confirmed 13 new deaths, 795 new positive cases countywide, with 16 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings the total number of deaths in Los Angeles County to 31,819, the total number of cases in the county to 2,847,097 and Santa Clarita Valley’s case count stands at 72,599 since March 2020. There are 270 people with COVID-19 currently hospitalized.

COVID Tuesday Roundup: Public Health Increases Access to Second Booster in Skilled Nursing Facilities

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department’s Transit Services Office is closely monitoring the events surrounding the shooting in the Brooklyn, New York, subway on Tuesday morning, April 12.

LA County Sheriff's Transit Services Office Stepping Up Deployment

MAIN in Newhall Old Town will host a free international screening of films on Thursday April 28 at 7 p.m. The new documentary “Caravan” by Ukrainian filmmaker Iryna Prudkova will be presented. Participants can participate in a special live virtual chat session with the director after the film.

April 28: Free screening of the film “Caravan” by the Ukrainian filmmaker

Spring is in full swing and that means the fundraising event of the year for Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia is just around the corner. The 49th Annual Frontier Toyota Henry Mayo “Drive Safe” Golf Classic will take place on Monday, May 9 at the Oaks Club in Valencia.

May 9: 49th Annual Frontier Toyota Henry Mayo Drive Safe Golf Classic

Robert Pretzlaff, MD, MBA, has been promoted to Senior Vice President at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and assumed the role of Clinical Director in addition to his current role as Medical Director.

Henry Mayo Promotes Robert Pretzlaff, MD to Senior Vice President

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning residents planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing and playing in ocean waters at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Mother’s Beach in Marina Del Rey, Malibu Lagoon in Surfrider Beach and Topanga Canyon Beach in Malibu.

Saltwater use warning for Los Angeles County beaches

The Gibbon Conservation Center in Saugus welcomed a new baby girl on Friday, March 25, just five days into the spring season. A “baby shower” is soliciting donations in honor of the new addition to the center.

The Gibbon Conservation Center welcomes a new baby girl

Wild Child, a Doors concert from the 1960s recreation, will appear Saturday, April 30 at Canyon Santa Clarita in Valencia. Doors open at 6 p.m. and headliner at 8 p.m.

April 30: Wild Child recreates a Doors concert from the 1960s

The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation Home Tour League held their annual boutique luncheon and fashion show on Thursday, March 31 at the Bridgeport Clubhouse in Valencia. The event welcomed 160 guests from across the Santa Clarita Valley and raised funds for the Henry Mayo Women’s and Newborn Center, which includes the Kim and Steven Ullman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Home Tour League donates $70,000 to Henry Mayo Hospital Foundation

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on April 5 adopted a new update to the security component of the County General Plan, which will limit new development in areas at risk of wildfire, reducing the regional risk as California prepares for what could be another intense fire season.

County boundary development in fire hazard areas

College of the Canyons freshman Matthew Ballentine represented the Cougars in his second decathlon of the year at the two-day SoCal Hep/Dec Championship at El Camino College on April 5-6, placing fifth in the overall standings and claiming a spot at the California Community College Athletic Association State Athletics Championships.

Ballentine finishes fifth at SoCal Decathlon and qualifies for State Meet

1738 – Prof. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; passed by SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, watched the Santa Clara River flow at night and dry up by day despite the spring season [story]

Statue of Garces

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, April 14 at 6 p.m.

April 14: Regular meeting of the Santa Clarita Arts Commission

The City of Santa Clarita invites members of the community to attend the unveiling of new inductees to the Western Star Walk on Thursday, April 21 at 5 p.m.

City Announces New Western Stars Inductee Walk

During a press conference Monday in Washington, D.C. to unveil the new phantom gun regulations, President Joe Biden paid tribute to the victims of the Saugus High School shooting.

Saugus High shooting victims honored at Biden Ghost Guns Presser

Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation for its Spring Jubilee!

The Spring Jubilee arrives at the Castaic Sports Complex, Parc Val Verde

This week marked an important milestone for our Supervisory Board.

Message from 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger

The Santa Clarita Small Business Development Center hosted by College of the Canyons will present a webinar designed to help small business owners get started smartly.

April 27: SBDC Webinar, “Idea Validation, Evaluating Your Ideas in the Marketplace”

On Thursday, College of the Canyons played conference-leading Bakersfield College at Whitten Field, losing a final score of 4-2 in a closely contested game.

Lady Cougars fall to Bakersfield 4-2

Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters will perform Saturday, April 23 at Canyon Santa Clarita.

April 23: Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters at the Canyon

The popular Star Party returns to the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus on Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. The event is scheduled to last until 10 p.m.

April 22: Star Party at COC Canyon Country Campus

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