Canyon Country History Minute

| Canyon Country Magazine | May 15, 2018

When College of the Canyons completed research about the more than 20,000 students on the Valencia campus back in the early 2000s, staff members found that about one-third of them lived in zip codes from the Canyon Country area. They subsequently purchased 70 acres on Sierra Highway and got the wheels in motion for a new campus. The College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus opened on August 27, 2007 with room for 8,000-10,000 students.

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About Martha Michael

A professional writer for decades and the editor of multiple products from Valley Publications, Martha is in a constant search for new challenges. While maintaining her editing post for more than eight years, she also opened an antiques business and authored her first book, “Canyon Country,” by Arcadia Publishing. Martha manages two blogs—one for business and one that is more personal—and works to market and perfect her craft in every arena. Lack of energy is never a problem, and Martha is daily generating ideas, taking photos and talking to members of the community. She believes strongly that “everybody has a story.”

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