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If you’re looking to get up close and personal with aquatic wildlife, you don’t have to take a trip to Sea World or to The Aquarium of the Pacific.  Located on Arch Street in Newhall, the Newhall Aquarium is a small place that’s home to some impressive species. Founder Tony Taymourian started the aquarium over […]

Got water?
Got water?

It’s no secret that the recent drought has hit California hard, especially here in Santa Clarita. With little sign of rain, residents have once again prepared for the upcoming drought season.

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“Teens & Social Media”, a presentation on safely using social media

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Deputy Josh Dubin and Canyon High School Assistant Principal Sherry Richenbach are trying to uncover the risks to parents and teens of social media with “Teens & Social Media,” a presentation to become smarter, safer and more responsible online.

Run by the Sun

With discussions of needing immediate reduction in carbon emissions at the U.N. climate conference last week, one Santa Clarita family is ahead of the curb on clean energy technology.

Fight For it Now

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

Mini Style Hacker

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

Spotlight on Agua Dulce native Tad Griffith.

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

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 […]

Students struggle with rising gas prices

For the past few years, gas prices have been rising and do not seem to be stopping anytime soon. Abigail Gutierrez explains what many students that make the commute go through to just get to school.

COC to offer semester trip to London

Students interested in traveling to London will have an opportunity to study abroad in Fall 2014.

Local artist teams with shelter to “Restore Hope”

If you’re looking for a way to help those in need, the opportunity is right here in your home town.
A service called Bridge to Home aims to help restore hope in the lives of those in the homeless community.

Chipotle: Pioneer to saving Mother Earth

This is a major feat for the company, as 88 percent of the world’s corn supply is genetically engineered. The types of GMM (genetically modified maize) can range from corn that is grown to be resistant to certain pesticides to survive through the use of harsh chemicals, to corn that naturally breeds insecticides to ward off the crop-killing bugs.

Refill your water bottles in Mentry Hall!

College of the Canyons has installed new bottle refilling stations in Mentry Hall, curbing the number of plastic bottles going to landfills.


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