All of Santa Clarita Valley's public school districts have voted in recent weeks to change the dates of their school board elections from odd-numbered to even-numbered years.
As local prep sports wrap up their winter competitions and look toward spring, student musicians in the Hart district get together for their own version of all-star teams - the junior high and senior high school honor bands.
Facing a $100 million funding gap and potentially decades of construction, county transportation officials are exploring the possibility of using per-mile tolls to fund two new carpool lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
It began with the light tapping of a foot against a stage, buttressed by fingers snapping. Then a soft, warbling note, barely audible at first, escaped the lips of one girl. Steadily, three other joined in at various pitches. And there under the stage lights in the auditorium of Hart High School, the four students who comprise the "4 of Hart's" a cappella group turned a simple hum into a minutes-long melodious mash-up of more ...
A proposed low-income residential development that would house veterans and their families has cleared one hurdle: Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the project.
A Southern California artist is hoping his latest exhibit of kinetic art will move enthusiasts at the College of the Canyons Art Gallery.
Recorded incidences of violence in Los Angeles County jails have fallen substantially since 2007, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Tuesday.
Bike racks at City Hall, public art at the McBean Regional Transit Center and a new website to house Santa Clarita's arts and cultural resources are all on tap for the city Arts Commission in the coming year.
A man was detained earlier this afternoon after allegedly stealing a car near Newhall Ranch Road, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A pedestrian was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Friday night after suffering potential head trauma in a traffic collision near Interstate 5, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.
Officials from the California Highway Patrol shut down one lane of traffic on northbound Interstate 5 Saturday to retrieve a vehicle that went off the freeway Friday night, an officer said.
Gasoline prices across Southern California have soared in recent weeks, and further increases may be just around the corner, a petroleum analyst said Friday.
Valencia Water Company is challenging the California Public Utilities Commission's authority to decide whether the water retailer can be purchased by Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler, officials said Friday.
With dollops, dashes and a bit of dicing, 26 fourth-grade chefs whipped up a meal to feed more than 100 people at the Santa Clarita Valley School Food Service Agency on Thursday.
Despite a decrease in graffiti incidents in 2012 compared to 2011, Santa Clarita clean-up crews still removed an average of 17 graffiti tags per day last year, according to a city report released Thursday.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to authorize an option agreement to purchase and expand the Castaic Library on Sloan Canyon Road, marking the second time in recent weeks the board has moved to augment the county's library resources.
SANTA CLARITA - Hundreds of walkers turned out this weekend to raise more than $170,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during the annual Light the Night Walk in Valencia.
Editor's note: This is part three 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.
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.