Editor's note: This is part two of The Signal's five-part look at some of the spookiest, scariest, most creative or most elaborate Halloween displays to be found in the Santa Clarita Valley. The series will run once a day and end on Halloween.
Three of the four candidates jockeying for school board seats in the Sulphur Springs School District sat down last weekend for a forum on topics ranging from the district's budget to whether the citizens of the Santa Clarita Valley might be better served by one elementary school district.
Editor's note: This is part one of The Signal's five-part look at some of the spookiest, scariest, most creative or most elaborate Halloween displays that can be found in the Santa Clarita Valley. The series will run once a day and end on Halloween.
SANTA CLARITA - Facing an industry that is rapidly rising in popularity nationwide and locally, the student government at College of the Canyons is examining whether to subject battery-powered electronic cigarettes to the same rules on campus as conventional ones.
SANTA CLARITA - Charter schools and a recent series of California Voting Rights Act lawsuits were among the topics discussed last weekend during a candidate forum for three of the four individuals running for a spot on the Newhall School District board.
An outcry over a campaign mailing with a logo that resembled the Parent Teacher Association's logo has a nonpartisan political group rethinking its identity.
SANTA CLARITA - The results of the November election for the Saugus Union School District board may hinge on whether voters continue to trust multi-term incumbents to address the issues facing the district, or whether they think a different set of eyes may be more valuable.
The Santa Clarita City Council's self-professed "sleeping tiger" awoke again Tuesday night, lashing out at a public speaker whom he called "poison" and "toxic," as well as a fellow council member whom he said was "full of it."
The Newhall School District is putting the finishing touches on about $200,000 worth of security improvements at its schools, a move district officials say will keep students safer without hampering public access to campuses.
SANTA CLARITA - County supervisors moved Tuesday to look at expanding a jail in Lancaster to house additional female inmates, a project that had originally been slated for Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic.
Already three Democrats have announced their intention to run next year to represent the 25th Congressional District, which includes the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
After months of active lobbying, Santa Clarita city officials believe they have made substantial progress in a long-held city goal to take the planned high-speed bullet train underground through the Sand Canyon area – or reroute it out of the Santa Clarita Valley altogether.
With the opening of the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter still a month away, officials with Bridge to Home have been seizing opportunities to conduct outreach with the very people they may be serving once the winter months roll around.
A diverse assortment of businesses lined Main Street in Newhall Saturday for the annual Home & Business Expo, put on by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
The streets of Newhall played host Saturday to a special episode of the walking dead.
The Santa Clarita City Council voted this week to ask the county for a "Measure S" or "Measure SC" designation on the November ballot for the controversial billboard referendum.
More than 100 people turned out Saturday for a series of performances at the inaugural Americana FolkFest at Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon.
County supervisors signed off this week on a necessary step for the Saugus Union School District to move forward with a potential bond measure.
More than a month of ballot-counting since June's primary election did not result in any surprise switches or close calls, as the results reported from Election Day have largely held steady, according to results from the California Secretary of State's office.
The William S. Hart Union High School District won approval Wednesday for permits to grade the Castaic High School site, officials said.
Faced with a potential lawsuit over alleged violations of the California Voting Rights Act, the Newhall School District board voted this week to switch its elections to even-numbered years and adopt cumulative voting - if those moves are deemed legal.
The latest rabid bat to turn up in Los Angeles County was discovered last week in the garage of a Newhall home, one of the residents said Wednesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted Tuesday to approve plans for a senior housing project off Newhall Ranch Road.
Armed with a revenue stream in the form of cap-and-trade funds, officials with the California High-Speed Rail Authority are looking at accelerating a segment of the bullet train project from Burbank to Palmdale, which could pass through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Eyeing a potential spot on the November election ballot, officials in the Saugus Union School District are seeking approval from Los Angeles County to take a step toward a possible bond measure.An item on Tuesday's agenda for the Los Angeles County board of Supervisors is to authorize the district to proceed with the formation of a School Facilities Improvement District "within its boundaries for the authorization and issuance of bonds," according to the agenda.
The recently approved William S. Hart Union High School District budget includes funding for additional hiring, according to officials.
Using donated materials, workers Saturday installed a new driveway at a Canyon Country house where Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley provides services to those who are homeless.
Santa Clarita city officials are preparing to initiate proceedings aimed at cleaning up, or tearing down, a structure that used to house The Greens in Valencia, citing the derelict property's effects on the surrounding area.
The Saugus school board seat that used to be held by Stephen Winkler will be filled by appointment, board members decided this week.
A Stevenson Ranch woman accused of striking and fatally injuring a motorcyclist in August has pleaded no contest to one felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.