SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley school districts are set to receive additional state funding to help cover the cost of implementing Common Core State Standards, new educational metrics that emphasize critical thinking and job and college preparation, the California Department of Education announced Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley pools were among the hundreds worldwide last June that splashed their way into smashing the world record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson, an exercise meant to prevent drowning by teaching young children how to swim.
New fields are coming to Central Park in Saugus after the city agreed to allocate the green necessary to complete the project.
The summer season is winding down at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, with the water park set to cease weekday operation after Labor Day.
About 20 people rallied in Valencia Saturday afternoon to bring awareness to the issue of immigration reform and to try and get local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to change his stance on the issue.
Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley has fully reopened following a crash this afternoon that closed three lanes of southbound Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue, according to an officer with the California Highway Patrol.
Homayoun Daryani was preparing the Persia Restaurant in Saugus for the usual lunch rush when he heard a sound.
The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue team responded to Castaic Lake, where a car was apparently abandoned after running off Lake Hughes Road early Friday morning.
SANTA CLARITA - A lawyer involved in California Voting Rights Act lawsuits against municipal governments in the Santa Clarita Valley was one of about 30 people who joined in a forum-style discussion on the content and implications of the Voting Rights Act this week in Canyon Country.
SANTA CLARITA - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday he believes President Barack Obama may have backed both himself and the nation into a corner by threatening to take military action against Syria.
SANTA CLARITA - Most Santa Clarita Valley school districts saw slight decreases in their Academic Performance Index scores released Thursday by the California Department of Education, but each continued to exceed the state average.
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents turned out Wednesday night to hear how to identify and prevent drug use during Santa Clarita's third annual "Heroin Kills" Symposium.
Saying they've received letters, emails and some complaints on the matter, members of the Santa Clarita City Council agreed Tuesday night to examine the art piece that will accompany the Newhall roundabout project at a future meeting.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to support efforts to update and restore a portion of the federal Voting Rights Act dealing with the voting rights of minority citizens.
SANTA CLARITA - One person was injured and transported to the hospital after a vehicle ran off the northbound side of Highway 14 near Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country on Monday, according to officials.
Santa Clarita is considering a proposal from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to take down many of the billboards within city limits over the next several years, officials said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - One of the lawyers involved in a series of California Voting Rights Act lawsuits against agencies in the Santa Clarita Valley told The Signal Tuesday an injunction to stop Santa Clarita from holding its scheduled City Council election in April is a possibility.
No one was injured when a train struck a vehicle on the Metrolink tracks south of the Newhall station, according to an official with the transit agency.
Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, elected to represent portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Senate in 2012, told The Signal this week he plans to launch a congressional campaign and seek the seat of Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, if the congressman retires.
SANTA CLARITA - Those wno knew him say Valencia business owner Roger Rodas was the kind of person you wanted to be friends with.
SANTA CLARITA - Speed contributed to the death of "Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, investigators have said, but those who work in the area of the crash said Monday speeding cars are commonplace there.
Republican and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has filed paperwork to run in the 25th Congressional District, which encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley and is currently represented by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
Ken Newton has heard it all during his 16 years as an elementary school teacher.
SANTA CLARITA - The middle of the Newhall roundabout will feature modest landscaping initially after Santa Clarita City Council members chose Tuesday to take a broader look at public art citywide.
SANTA CLARITA - State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, R-Camarillo, has announced he plans to run for a congressional seat in Ventura County in 2014, a move that could create a ripple effect on the race to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress, as well.
Following a public hearing Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward with plans to purchase and expand the Castaic Library site on Sloan Canyon Road.
SANTA CLARITA - After 10 years and almost 7,000 packages sent to more than 700 service men and women stationed overseas, the Hands and Hearts volunteer group will box up its last shipment at the end of this year.
All the ballots are counted and the results from recent board elections in the Santa Clarita Valley are largely unchanged from what was announced earlier this month.
Hart district officials are looking to shed a problem of rattlesnakes making their way onto school campuses by installing special fencing to keep the creatures out.
Those wishing to weigh in on a county proposal to purchase and expand the Castaic Library can do so during a public hearing at Tuesday's meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.