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Vacuum truck causes chemical explosion in Santa Paula; One patient taken to Henry Mayo

Vacuum truck causes chemical explosion in Santa Paula; One patient taken to Henry Mayo

At least 46 people were taken to several hospitals on Tuesday, including one to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, after a vacuum truck explosion in Santa Paula released about a 1,000 gallons of an unknown substance and resulted in a fire.

Campus and Local News

Vacuum truck causes chemical explosion in Santa Paula; One patient taken to Henry Mayo

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Vacuum truck causes chemical explosion in Santa Paula; One patient taken to Henry Mayo

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At least 46 people were taken to several hospitals on Tuesday, including one to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, after a vacuum truck explosion in Santa Paula released about a 1,000 gallons of an unknown substance and resulted in a fire.

Local Castaic teens who went missing, found!

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Local Castaic teens who went missing, found!

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The father of a missing Castaic teen says his daughter has returned home safely as did the boy she ran away with.

Election 2014: Knight Elected Congressman

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Election 2014: Knight Elected Congressman

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The midterm elections definitely proved that funding cannot guarantee votes. This year, two Republicans went head to head to replace former Congressman Buck McKeon.  Sen. Steve Knight triumphed in the race against former Sen. Tony Strickland 53.5-46.5 Tuesday. Strickland, who was backed by McKeon, outspent Knight 5-1, but the fact that he did not live […]

COC scholarly presentation explores media bias vs. individual perspective

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COC scholarly presentation explores media bias vs. individual perspective

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By Jesse Munoz College of the Canyons faculty member Dr. Phil Gussin will present an interesting and intentionally-provocative discussion on individual perceptions of bias in the media during the fall 2014 Scholarly Presentation taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC). In his presentation, which is based […]

Saugus man sentenced 26 years for girlfriend’s murder

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Saugus man sentenced 26 years for girlfriend’s murder

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A Saugus man was sentenced to 26 years to life for the murder of his girlfriend on Monday, October 27.

College & Prep Sports

COC men’s cross country wins state title

Sports

COC men’s cross country wins state title

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The COC Men’s Cross Country Team completed what could be considered the triple crown of the sport; winning the WSC, SoCal, and State Titles all in one season.

Vikings stunned, Hart comes from behind, Canyon blown out

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Vikings stunned, Hart comes from behind, Canyon blown out

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The Vikings and Cowboys could not overcome first half deficits while Hart shows it still has some life coming from behind in a victory.

Valencia dominates, Hart avoids scare, Canyon slips by

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Valencia dominates, Hart avoids scare, Canyon slips by

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Heading into week three of Foothill league action, Valencia and Hart stood atop the standings with records of 2-0 while Canyon and Saugus were still very much in the hunt at 1-1.

Sports

Flyers gain momentum with sweep of Las Vegas

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The Valencia Flyers came into their three-game weekend series against the expansion Las Vegas Storm looking to gain some traction in the very tough Western Division of the Western States Hockey League.

Arts & Entertainment

No need to “Swap” this SCV tradition

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No need to “Swap” this SCV tradition

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Bartering, Food, and Music: All found in one place.

Creating the Creatures of Fright Fest

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Creating the Creatures of Fright Fest

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Fright Fest takes place every Halloween season at Six Flags Magic Mountain. A team of expert SFX artists create the believable monsters and creature designs for the horror event.

Open Mic Night

Entertainment

Open Mic Night

By  Ashley Pagan

Open Mic Night celebrated the Performing Arts Center’s 10 year anniversary. Contestants had five minutes to show off their best act. Singing wasn’t the only option for Open Mic Night There was also dancing, monologues, comedy, and even beat boxing! At the end the audience voted for the best performance leaving Gilbert Fajardo in first place […]

The Walking Dead March Comes To Newhall

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The Walking Dead March Comes To Newhall

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Zombies Seeking Human Flesh March Down Main Street

A unique viewing for pumpkin carving

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A unique viewing for pumpkin carving

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Families from all around the Santa Clarita Valley attended the Aquatic Center’s 7th annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest and Spooky Family Fair.

Science and Technology

Smarter balanced testing in Santa Clarita for the modern age

Science & Tech

Smarter balanced testing in Santa Clarita for the modern age

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Students primarily in grades 3-8th and 11th have been ditching the scantrons and pencils, as they’ve been replaced with digital devices such as desktop computers, laptops, and tablets.

Twitter’s Wall Street surge

Science & Tech

Twitter’s Wall Street surge

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Social-media darling Twitter continues to pickup a head of steam, while bets against it grow.

Obama Administration backs SOPA in apathetic industry

Science & Tech

Obama Administration backs SOPA in apathetic industry

By  Michael Jordan

Apathy, the one word that can describe the state of the online entertainment industry, today. In July, the Department of  Commerce Internet Policy Task Force released a report on the state of affairs and goals for reforming the way the government interacts and regulates laws pertaining to the Internet at large. Upon its release, a […]

Health and Life

Fight For it Now

Health & Lifestyle

Fight For it Now

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Fight for it Now is an indoor/outdoor bootcamp specializing in helping people lose weight.

Mini Style Hacker

Health & Lifestyle

Mini Style Hacker

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Santa Clarita’s newest sensation, Mini Style Hacker, was created by a mother of two who mimics celebrity fashion and posts photos on instagram.

Health & Lifestyle

Spotlight: Tad Griffith

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Spotlight on Agua Dulce native Tad Griffith.

Commentary

Opinion: why savings are a thing of the past

Commentary

Opinion: why savings are a thing of the past

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There was once a time when common people would tout the benefit in saving hard-earned income.

Opinion: The phenomenon of skinny versus fat

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Opinion: The phenomenon of skinny versus fat

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Why hasn’t anyone ever questioned why being skinny is preferred when it comes to body types?

Opinion: Do Apps help you, or just waste your time

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Opinion: Do Apps help you, or just waste your time

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In a society like ours, it is almost impossible to be in a public area and see an individual that is not straining their neck to look down at their mobile device.

Spotlight

Spotlight: 365 Days

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Spotlight: 365 Days

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A New Years Resolution became an everyday life style. Anthony Garcia, a student at College of the Canyons who’s interest is photography, went above and beyond by setting a personal challenge to post a new picture on Instagram for a whole year. Anthony’s photography interest first began while taking a black and white photography class at COC. […]

Spotlight: Fit4Moms stroller strides

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Spotlight: Fit4Moms stroller strides

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Christine Beaumont, a 29-year-old mother of three, runs the Santa Clarita Fit4Moms Stroller Strides program. Fit4Moms is a nationwide franchise all over the United States as well as in Naval Bases overseas. This program provides fitness and a great support group for women who want to lose that baby weight after giving birth and for women […]

Spotlight: California drought

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Spotlight: California drought

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California is on track to have the third worst drought in it’s recorded history.