Citing widespread programming, financial and comprehensiveness issues, members of the Saugus Union School District board voted 3-1 Tuesday night to deny a petition from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Members of the Assembly Higher Education Committee have approved a bill by a local legislator that he says would give more flexibility to community colleges to spend money on academic support staff such as counselors and librarians.
About 150 people turned out Saturday to take part in an event geared at promoting athletics and awareness for those who have suffered spinal cord injuries.
Claiming victories in other school districts, officials with the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences await a Saugus Union School District vote Tuesday night on their fourth attempt to win an elementary-school charter from Saugus.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council are set to review state legislation that would grant additional protections to those who are homeless, bar the state from changing the payment schedule for redevelopment funds and change the way cities calculate their recycling.
The Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio is no stranger to crowds of people decked out in boots, spurs or Stetson hats, but plenty of new faces turned out at the studio Saturday to take part in the 20th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.
A brush fire blackened 5 to 7 acres of land in Stevenson Ranch Saturday afternoon, according to an official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Los Angeles County officials are working with representatives from the Guatemalan Consulate to determine the identity of a woman whose body was found off San Francisquito Canyon Road more than a week ago, a spokesman said Friday.
Three Santa Clarita Valley residents - Flo Lawrence, Nadiya Littlewarrior and Frank Willard - were honored as Los Angeles County Volunteers of the Year during a ceremony this week.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a juvenile suspected of brandishing a gun in Canyon Country on Friday, but a search of the area that shut down some roads failed to reveal a weapon, officials said.
An Academy Award winner, a character actor and a man described as radio's "first singing cowboy" were all inducted into the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall during a ceremony Thursday night.
A bill introduced Thursday to block the proposed Cemex sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country is not a "viable resolution" to the long-running dispute between the approved open-pit operation and local residents, a company spokeswoman said.
Longtime Hart district board member Paul Strickland announced Thursday that he is resigning from the board effective May 1.
Members of the Hart district governing board spared little time in tabbing "Castaic High School" as the name for the district's new school in Romero Canyon, but only after a discussion on how exactly to pronounce it.
A plan to build two new Interstate 5 carpool lanes using tolls to help with construction costs took a step toward reality Wednesday with a vote of a Metro committee.
The city of Santa Clarita has unveiled a new mobile phone app to spotlight its system of hiking and areas of open space trails, adding to a growing collection of mobile offerings from the city.
A man was stabbed to death in Canyon Country late Friday night in what detectives say may have been a gang-related incident.
Santa Clarita city workers received an average total wage of $31,115 in 2012, according to a recently released survey of local government workers' pay prompted by the city of Bell scandal.
With longtime Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry electing not to run, the deadline to register for April's City Council race has been extended until Wednesday, officials said Friday.
SAN FERNANDO - For Deputy District Attorney Moira Curry, the case of three men accused of robbing a bank in Canyon Country and leading police on a high-speed chase to Los Angeles shows what happens to "the best laid plans of mice and men."
With California's budget expected to show a surplus this year Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown is taking aim at bolstering the state education system and tearing down a portion of the state's "wall of debt," according to a proposal unveiled Thursday.
The number of solar permits issued in Santa Clarita soared to more than 1,100 in 2013, almost double the number issued the year before, according to figures from the city.
Two additional people have confirmed to The Signal that they are planning to run for Santa Clarita City Council in April, while another said Wednesday he is strongly leaning toward a bid.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist who reportedly fled an attempted traffic stop on Soledad Canyon Road crashed his bike Wednesday near the intersection of Camp Plenty Road and was transported to the hospital, according to officials.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend the City Council approve a proposal to work with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to remove many of Santa Clarita's billboards, even as some advertising companies said the move would damage their businesses.
The Walt Disney Company's plan to boost filming at its Golden Oak movie ranch in Placerita Canyon sailed over another hurdle Tuesday as the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved permits for the proposal.
SANTA CLARITA - Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to put a Christian cross back on the county seal almost a decade after it was removed amid threats of a lawsuit.
A little more than a year ago, property owners in Los Angeles County received mailers that some said were easily confused with junk mail.
Roadblocks, some of them physical, haven't kept Hart district officials from making significant progress on the long-discussed Castaic High School construction project.
A parking lot at College of the Canyons played host to an assorted collection of computers, televisions, vacuum cleaners and even some Christmas lights Saturday as a steady stream of cars rolled by to drop off old electronics for recycling, and raise some money for Hart High School in the process.