Erum Jones calls her position as the new principal of Rancho Pico Junior High School a "dream come true."
Buoyed by the recent school bond successes of two other local school districts, members of the Saugus Union School District board are considering a districtwide bond measure.
A two-vehicle crash in Acton injured three people Wednesday and sent at least one person to the hospital, according to officials.
It's not just Black Friday anymore. Call it Sooty Sunday, Murky Monday or Tenebrific Tuesday.
To Tom Cole, Santa Clarita's new community development director, his job presents an opportunity to apply his efforts toward making the Santa Clarita Valley a better place to work and live.
Local school district officials report they're pleased at the passage of Proposition 30 this month, but they warn it will not be a magic cure-all for the fiscal woes of local schools.
While the Bruins and the Trojans battled at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, smaller, generally good-natured clashes were waged between their respective fans in sports bars and restaurants around the state - and the Santa Clarita Valley was no exception.
Two lanes of the northbound Interstate 5 just north of Lyons Avenue were closed for hours Saturday as crews worked to remove an overturned garbage truck there.
A three-car crash in Canyon Country killed one and seriously injured two others early this morning, according to a California Highway Patrol official.
While less than one-third of students statewide were in good physical shape according to state fitness tests, the results locally were a bit rosier, according to numbers released this week.
Residents of Acton and Agua Dulce cited safety, environmental and community concerns during a meeting Wednesday night held to raise awareness about the local impacts of California's proposed high-speed rail project.
Board members with a San Diego County school district agreed this week to issue a charter for Albert Einstein Academy for Arts, Letters and Sciences to begin operating schools at all grade levels within their district. Einstein plans to open a kindergarten-6th grade school and a 7th-12th grade school in the Alpine Union School District in San Diego County for the 2013-2014 school year, Jeffrey Shapiro, executive director of the Einstein Academy's foundation, said ...
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council agreed this week to move forward with a long-standing plan for a traffic roundabout at a major
The old Saugus Speedway grandstands came tumbling down this week not out of disrespect for history, but out of respect for safety.
After some discussion, members of the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved changes to their norms and procedures during their meeting this week.
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.
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.