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The Shoe Crew

The Shoe Crew

It’s rare to find individuals who place the needs of other before their own. It’s even more rare when those individuals are high school and college students. Siblings Kayla and Justin Tinucci are founders of a foundation known as The Shoe Crew, a foundation that has benefited the lives of thousands of children that are considered to be less fortunate.

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The Shoe Crew

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The Shoe Crew

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It’s rare to find individuals who place the needs of other before their own. It’s even more rare when those individuals are high school and college students. Siblings Kayla and Justin Tinucci are founders of a foundation known as The Shoe Crew, a foundation that has benefited the lives of thousands of children that are considered to be less fortunate.

Two hospitalized after coaster crash at Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Two hospitalized after coaster crash at Six Flags Magic Mountain

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LA County Fire officials are reporting that at least four people are injured and approximately 28 are trapped after a roller coaster accident at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

High school seniors forgo attending four-year schools in favor of community colleges

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High school seniors forgo attending four-year schools in favor of community colleges

By  Nataly Torres

There will be thousands more high school graduates by next week, but when asked where they will be taking their diplomas after graduation most of them answer: Community College.

Students and pets: coming together to help end the pet overpopulation problem

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Students and pets: coming together to help end the pet overpopulation problem

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One in four shelter animals were euthanized in Los Angeles in 2012 because they ran out of time and there simply wasn’t enough space—that’s about 13,000 adoptable animals. Most COC students might think there’s not much they can do to help—but they would be wrong.

Breakfast with the Gibbons

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Breakfast with the Gibbons

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A few weeks ago, the Gibbon Conservation Center held its annual Breakfast with the Gibbons event.

College & Prep Sports

The man behind Top Out Climbing Gym

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The man behind Top Out Climbing Gym

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Howard, or “Howie,” as he’s affectionately known around the gym, has single handedly brought together a community of climbers within Santa Clarita. He’s based his entire management of the gym around it’s slogan, “Where Climbing and Community Come Together,” and it’s clear that Top Out has a special way of bringing people together because, in just one year, it’s membership has grown to more than 400 climbers.

Spotlight: Michael Hamilton

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Spotlight: Michael Hamilton

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After suffering a rotator cuff tear in his right shoulder, Santa Clarita native Michael Hamilton decided to change his dream of pursuing pro-baseball for becoming a deputy in the Sheriff’s Department. Hamilton started playing baseball at an early age when his father first signed him up to play, and he stuck with the sport in high […]

Amgen Tour races from Newhall  to Mountain High

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Amgen Tour races from Newhall to Mountain High

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Colombian Esteban Chaves conquered the mountains and the 100 degree temperatures to win stage 6 of the Amgen Tour of California as Sir Bradley Wiggins retained his overall race lead.

Valencia swims to 1st ever Foothill League title

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Valencia swims to 1st ever Foothill League title

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For the first time in school history, the Valencia boys and girls swim teams won the Foothill league title today with an historic sweep of Hart.

Lil’ Kings make hockey fun at Ice Station Valencia

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Lil’ Kings make hockey fun at Ice Station Valencia

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Since the Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup championship in 2012, hockey has once again been on the rise in Southern California. With that rise in popularity, the LA Kings Fan Development Department saw an opportunity in 2013 to grow the game of hockey even more, introducing the Lil’ Kings learn to play hockey program. The […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Amazing Race makes a stop at COC

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The Amazing Race makes a stop at COC

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rom UCLA’s “Solid Gold Sound” marching band performing the popular television-series theme song at College of the Canyons to the bright lights of
Las Vegas, with pit stops around the world in between, Season 24 of CBS’ smash hit “The Amazing Race” was full of firsts.

Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain at the PAC this Saturday

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Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain at the PAC this Saturday

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Hal Holbrook, an accomplished actor with award nominations dating as far back as the 1960s, will be performing at the College of the Canyons’ Performing Arts Center, PAC, Saturday May 31, 2014.

SCV residents jam in Old Town Newhall

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SCV residents jam in Old Town Newhall

By  Austin Dave

The second thursday of every month Old Town Newhall hosts the Jam Sessions.

Inside the mind of “Rent” director Matthew McCray

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Inside the mind of “Rent” director Matthew McCray

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The musical “Rent” is coming to College of the Canyons and the man responsible for the big show is Matthew McCray. McCray is the director of “Rent” and has been a fan since he first saw the show in 1996 as a college student. He grew to love the show so much that he convinced […]

The Cowboy Couture Fashion Show

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The Cowboy Couture Fashion Show

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The Repertory East Playhouse, located at 24266 Main Street in Old Town Newhall, hosted the kick off to the 2014 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival with a Cowboy Couture Western Inspired Fashion Show. Festivities started at 6:30 p.m. with a reception in the Hydeaway Lounge, which included a full service cocktail bar. The fashion show began […]

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

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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

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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

Health & Lifestyle

Spotlight: Tad Griffith

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Spotlight on Agua Dulce native Tad Griffith.

Health & Lifestyle

Relay For Life Kick Off Event

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On March 22, the Valencia Town Center hosted the Relay For Life Kick Off event. West Ranch Cheer came to support the event, and the team will attend the relay as well. The kick off got everybody excited for the upcoming Relay For Life. Participants were able to sign up for whichever team they wanted […]

COC students involved in Hyatt Regency Valencia restaurant renovation

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COC students involved in Hyatt Regency Valencia restaurant renovation

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In the fall of 2013, five College of the Canyons students collaborated with Barry Prescott, general manager of the Hyatt Regency Valencia Hotel. This included a hands-on experience with a hypothetical design and construction budget of $20,000 to redesign and refurbish the Vines Restaurant and Bar located in the hotel. The changes that were recommended by […]

Commentary

Opinion: Where’s the rest of the picture?

Commentary

Opinion: Where’s the rest of the picture?

By  Nathan Flores

For some reason, it’s not rare that people would record a tragic event vertically. Why is that?

Opinion: The cost of a DREAM

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Opinion: The cost of a DREAM

By  Michael Chorlian

It’s time to give young DREAMers a true chance at the “American dream.”

Opinion: Facebook wants to redefine reality

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Opinion: Facebook wants to redefine reality

By  Darien Tonori

Zuckerberg’s vision of connecting others is to put on a headset and be able to sit courtside at a basketball game, or take a virtual vacation.

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.