By Luke Money Signal Staff Writer Santa Clarita Valley residents jumped right on the Thanksgiving night shopping opportunities as retailers enticed Black Friday shoppers into stores Thursday nationwide. "It's Black Thursday and Friday combined," said Jackie Fernandez, a retail expert at the consulting firm Deloitte. "This is going to be a new normal of how we shop." Hundreds of local shoppers were lined up outside the Sears store at Westfield Valencia Town Center at 8 ...
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has proposed a countywide task force charged with addressing the problem of sex trafficking of minors in the foster care system.
After more than two years of setbacks, delays and rescheduling, Saugus Union School District officials estimate the work at Emblem Elementary School is now 85 percent complete.
Long lines and chilly weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm of local shoppers as stores opened their doors for Black Friday sales.
While their sponsors remain officially optimistic, two congressional bills to halt a giant open-pit mine in Canyon Country appear to be dead in the water - at least in their current forms - as the 112th Congress wraps up.
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.
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.
SANTA CLARITA - The state Attorney General's office has assigned an investigator to the Saugus Union School District board's decision to declare vacant the seat of former board member Stephen Winkler.
SANTA CLARITA - A pizza delivery man was robbed by two men brandishing baseball bats after making a delivery in Canyon Country Thursday night, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - The center of the Newhall roundabout has recently become the center of attention for the project itself, with the city launching a survey to ask the community what they would like to see accompany the new traffic feature.
SANTA CLARITA - Mark Ellis paced the field at The Master's College on Thursday while more than a dozen men stood nearby, waiting for a tryout in the form of a workout.
The annual State of the City luncheons usually provide a chance for Santa Clarita City Council members to brag about the past year's accomplishments, tout their projects for the next year and maybe clown around a little bit.
Placerita Canyon resident Rob Hall was the last of 11 candidates interviewed Wednesday to fill a vacant seat on the governing board for the William S. Hart Union High School District, but he came out on top after the five-hour process.