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.
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.
Following discussion on the role and form of art locally, Santa Clarita City Council members and Arts Commissioners gave the nod this week to moving forward with a master plan to take an overarching look at art in the community.
In addition to funding for capital improvements and services, the proposed Santa Clarita city budget includes funding for a number of new positions, city officials said this week.
City officials painted a rosy picture of Santa Clarita's projected budget for the next fiscal year during a meeting Tuesday night, calling it balanced and conservative while also containing funding for a variety of needed projects around the city.
While legislative options to resolve the longstanding Cemex mine issue remain ongoing, two Santa Clarita Valley representatives are urging local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to try a different tactic to halt the mine.
Santa Clarita City Council members and city commissioners will meet Tuesday for a joint study session to discuss the state of the city's budget.
After a month of signature-gathering, blocking and more than a few arrests, Monday marks the deadline that a billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk's office.
A bill from a Santa Clarita Valley legislator that would ensure emergency responders have access to an "antidote" that can help reverse some of the effects of heroin and prescription pill overdoses is currently making its way through the state Senate.
In a bid to avoid a lawsuit and increase voter involvement, Santa Clarita has agreed to change its city elections to November starting in 2016. But the change could cause additional wrinkles in the voting process, according to a county elections official.
Several high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District received national rankings this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.
The city of Santa Clarita added more than 4,000 residents from January 2013 to January of this year and remains the third-largest city in Los Angeles County, according to state figures unveiled this week.
Approximately 300 people gathered early Thursday morning for the annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast - an event that included time for both reflection and prayer and laughter from a keynote address by a man dubbed by some as "God's Comic."
Four local schools in three Santa Clarita Valley school districts are among those that have been named as California Distinguished Schools, state officials announced Wednesday.
Three people were arrested during a home probation check at a Canyon Country residence, including one on suspicion of elder abuse, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
Now that two upcoming vacancies have been filled in the high school leadership of the William S. Hart Union High School District, new principals must be hired in the junior high school ranks.
The Powerhouse Fire that scorched dozens of homes and charred more than 30,000 acres last summer got its name from the fact that it started near one of the powerhouses run by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the Angeles National Forest.