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College Briefs for July 11

Local student named to Albion College dean’s list  Canyon Country student Cindy Avila was named to the Albion College dean’s list for the fall 2023 semester.  Students named to the

A door to William S. Hart's mansion shows signs of wear on March 29, 2024. Perry Smith/The Signal

City agrees to Hart Park takeover 

With a holler that would have done the legendary Hollywood cowboy proud, the Santa Clarita City Council approved a takeover of William S. Hart’s nearly 160-acre property in Newhall, replete

Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook, College of the Canyons Chancellor, speaks during the 2022 College of the Canyons Women's Conference held at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons on Saturday, 032622. Dan Watson/The Signal

Van Hook to be placed on administrative leave 

College of the Canyons Chancellor Dianne Van Hook will be placed on administrative leave, effective Monday, Santa Clarita Community College District board President Edel Alonso announced Wednesday night after a

Jey Wagner, former CEO of the SCV Economic Development Corp., confirmed his resignation Wednesday. Courtesy

EDC, CEO part ways; VP promoted 

The president and CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp., an organization that strives to promote business growth and retention for the region, confirmed his resignation Wednesday.  Former

Watashne the bison. Photo courtesy of Hart Park.

Hart Park staff saddened by bison’s death 

The L.A. County Parks and Recreation Department announced the death of 20-year-old “Watashne,” a bison in the care of William S. Hart Regional Park.   “Watashne” came to Hart Park in

A fire in Agua Dulce, dubbed the Poppy Fire, broke out Wednesday afternoon. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Brush fire breaks out in Soledad Canyon 

By Perry Smith & Tyler Wainfeld Signal Staff Writers A brush fire in Agua Dulce burned 100 acres as of about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Saadullah Sheiah of the

The city of Santa Clarita this week is starting work on the annual 2024-2025 Road Rehab Program. Courtesy photo.

City begins annual Road Rehab Program 

News release   The city of Santa Clarita this week is starting work on the annual 2024-2025 Road Rehab Program, which uses slurry seal and overlay road treatment to improve

Residents gather for the city's first Concerts in the Park of the year, Super Soul Groove: Disco, Funk, Soul and R&B, on Saturday, July 6 at Central Park. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

City kicks off Concerts in the Park series 

As canopies came down and the music began, residents gathered for a groovy evening at Central Park for the city’s first installment of the year of the city of Santa