Schools in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are preparing for an influx of just over 23,000 students when the fall semester opens on Thursday, Aug. 12.
A new high school to serve students in the Castaic area moved a step closer to reality this week, as the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board approved three consultant contracts to conduct environmental and geological studies on the chosen Romero Canyon site.
Santa Clarita Valley resident Brandon Maddux will host a fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 19121 Dalton St., Newhall 91321.
NEW YORK CITY, Aug. 4 -- Lindsey Hinebaugh of Saugus, California has joined Teach for America, the national corps of top college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools in low-income communities.
The city of Santa Clarita invites the community to meet new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Captain Paul Becker at a special open house event on Thursday, Aug. 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355, in the first floor Century Room.
Los Angeles County - County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has called for Angeles Forest Highway to be renamed in honor of Captain Tedmund D. "Ted" Hall and Firefighter Specialist Arnaldo "Arnie" Quinones, Los Angeles County firefighters who died battling the Station Fire in 2009.
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jerry Rice was the 16th name called in the 1985 NFL draft. Emmitt Smith saw 16 players selected before he was taken in 1990.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A judge struck down California's same-sex marriage ban as an unconstitutional violation of gay couples' civil rights, but a pending appeal of the landmark ruling could prevent gay weddings from resuming in the state any time soon.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned the voter-approved ban known as Proposition 8 Wednesday, declaring that limiting marriage to a man and a woman serves no legitimate purpose and is an "artifact" rooted in "unfounded stereotypes and prejudices."
A man from Los Angeles was arrested Saturday in Newhall for making his BB gun look like a real gun, authorities said Tuesday.
Two men have been arrested after stealing 100 lottery tickets from the Vallarta Supermarket in Newhall, authorities said.
There was a cheerful camp spirit among the nearly 300 people from the Antelope and Santa Clarita valleys who drove up to Lake Hughes for the "Turtle Beach Bar-B-Q" to benefit the Painted Turtle Camp.
I am currently reading "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society." While the title might sound frivolous, the reader soon learns that potatoes and their peels were one of the few foods Guernsey Island residents had to eat during the World War II German occupation of their island. They also had books.
Regarding The Signal's editorial supporting the city of Santa Clarita taking over our local libraries ("The city should take over the SCV's libraries," Aug. 1), my very real concern is the potential for censorship to rear its ugly head here.
Many common myths have developed and come up continuously in discussions about estate planning. It seems that most of these myths may have started as statements taken out of context that were then passed around as rumors or in gossip and have somehow become widely held beliefs.
Our non-profit organization, the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association (SCYSA) Wildcats, with the insight of Coach John Torres launched our inaugural Boys U-9 Developmental Lacrosse program recently.
Santa Clarita-based Troop Real Estate, Inc. Realtor, Becky Sill, is preparing to train a team of Track athletes for the Special Olympics World Games planned for 2015.
Saugus resident, Alex Rogeo, a 23-year old female drag racer and business owner is trying to make her dream of national level NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) racing come true.
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Is there any mainstream religion that does not forbid homosexuality?
On April 8, citizens of Santa Clarita will have the opportunity to elect GLORIA MERCADO FORTINE to our City Council. I have known Gloria and members of her family for more than 40 years. In my opinion, she is the exact type of person our City needs at this time!
Editor's note: The following letter was directed to Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.