College of the Canyons and the Sulphur Springs School District were added to the list of Santa Clarita Valley municipal agencies sued by two law firms for allegedly hosting election systems that dilute the Latino vote.
Even as at least three official fireworks shows lit the skies above the Santa Clarita Valley for the Fourth of July, some residents indulged in personal - and illegal - displays, leading to a busy night for Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies.
The parking lot of Valencia's The Church On The Way was transformed into a water park Thursday as the church held its second "SoakFest" event to mark the Fourth of July.
Thousands of spectators waved, clapped and cheered along the streets of Newhall Thursday as they watched the dozens of entries in Santa Clarita's annual Fourth of July Parade roll by.
Fourth of July festivities in Santa Clarita got off to a syrupy start Thursday as hundreds gathered to enjoy some pancakes before the start of the city's annual parade.
California Highway Patrol officers temporarily shut down Interstate 5 in both directions near Parker Road in Castaic just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday due to a man who was threatening to jump from the freeway overpass.
The city of Santa Clarita has been served with a lawsuit alleging its system for electing City Council members prevents Latino voters from having full access to the political process.
The Saugus Union School District board has voted to move forward with a special election to replace former board member Stephen Winkler, whose seat was vacated amid evidence he lives outside the district.
Nine rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County so far this year, three of them in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to figures from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department.
Citing a need to address growing traffic concerns and the potential for short and long-term economic benefits, a partnership of state and county agencies is planning to break ground on a $50 million project to expand and reroute Highway 126 near the Valencia Commerce Center.
A 65-year-old truck driver has been arrested for felony hit and run after allegedly leaving the scene of a Saturday crash where a woman was struck and killed on northbound Highway 14, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A marked increase in the homeless population of Los Angeles County could further strain the limited resources available to address the issue, officials said Friday.
It's full speed ahead for the Newhall roundabout now that City Council members have voted to award the contracts necessary to begin work on the $2.2 million project.
The latest federal bill to halt the open-pit gravel mine in Soledad Canyon could represent the best chance Santa Clarita Valley residents have seen so far resolving the years-long effort to block the mine.
A pair of crashes on Highway 14 Saturday left one person dead, several injured and snarled traffic for hours near Agua Dulce, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Niki Hyer struggled somewhat Friday to push her cart up to the elevator at a dental office in Valencia.
California Institute of the Arts officials made the call Friday to shutter the college's campus in Valencia through the weekend in hopes of containing the spread of an illness that has left at least 16 students violently sick since Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Tuesday's off-year 2013 elections may lack the luster of those in even-numbered years, when high-profile races for governor or president are the main draws.
Negotiations between Los Angeles County officials and a union that represents more than 55,000 county workers broke down this week, raising the specter of a strike that could include social workers, librarians and nurses, among others.
Editor's note: This is the final installment 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. Have a happy Halloween.
Editor's note: This is part four 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.
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.