As state officials have whittled away at funding for public schools, parent organizations have stepped in across the Santa Clarita Valley to fill in the shortfalls, covering everything from field trips to basic classroom supplies.
Both Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and challenger Diana Shaw agreed there's a mess in California that needs cleaning up; they just have different takes on how to do it as election day draws closer.
Annexation was the hot topic at Tuesday night's regular meeting of the Tesoro Del Valle homeowner's association board meeting. The board made an effort to inform the homeowners why they decided to go against the vote and the poll that indicated homeowners overwhelmingly wanted to annex now into the city of Santa Clarita.
I've been thinking about the election. I've been a registered Libertarian, Democrat and now a Republican. None of these parties represent how I feel about our elected officials now.
While it unfortunately did not have too much advance press, the benefit concert to raise funds for the Community Hiking Club last week was fabulous. It was held at the Canyon Theatre Guild and featured three artists including the headliner
Scattered rain showers soaked the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday morning, and while there is a chance of rain today, skies in the valley should remain sunny for the rest of the week, forecasters said.
It's 1972 all over again. A call to legalize marijuana in California is back, 38 years after it first appeared on the November ballot.
Two measures on the November ballot provide opposing answers to these questions:
Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh was delivering testimony on the Louisiana restoration process in the wake of Hurricane Katrina when Sen. Barbara Boxer interrupted the deposition after the general referred to the junior senator from California as "Ma'am."
What a mess those folks on our City Council have made of our library system. Oh yeah, blame it on the county.
I read in today's issue of The Signal that a group is critical of the City Council's actions regarding procedures prior to its vote to leave the Los Angeles County library system ("Library move prompts legal threat," Sept. 29).
Perhaps it's nothing, or perhaps it's an early warning that here in Valencia there is an absence of our feathered friends.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Nancy Reagan has visited the California grave of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, on the 10th anniversary of his death.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say fire broke out in the engine of a Southern California commuter train and the nearly 60 people aboard were moved to the last car.
SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police say a Seattle Pacific University student on Thursday disarmed a lone gunman who entered a building and shot three people.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made his first official visit to the Capitol on Thursday to make his case for getting state aid to help revitalize California's most populous city.
On Thursday, June 5, 2014, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's Special Assignment Team (SAT) and the Summer Violent Crime Enforcement Program (SVCEP) conducted a multiple-location parole/probation compliance operation during the early morning hours. The deputies were accompanied by a Los Angeles County Probation Officer. This morning's operation included locations in Canyon Country, Saugus, Newhall, and Val Verde.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Michael Jace, who is charged with killing his wife, called and told his father-in-law about the shooting and asked him to come for the couple's two young children soon after it happened, a 911 call released Thursday indicates.
Parents and students were warned of a man annoying students near Hart High School today, a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District said.
Local sheriff's detectives are investigating their second case of grand theft involving copper in less than two weeks after $2,000 worth of copper wiring was stolen from a construction site in Castaic this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonah Hill is winning points for what appears to be a sincere apology for hurling a gay slur at a paparazzo he says was harassing him.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Cable cars, light- rail trains and buses were running again on Thursday as transit officials in san Francisco sought confirmation from drivers involved in a three-day sickout that they were actually dealing with health issues.
Seven students from College of the Canyon's medical lab technician program will take part in a pinning ceremony tonight.
NEW YORK (AP) â" California Chrome's bid for the Triple Crown on Saturday is likely to boost TV ratings and, if he wins, create a star for a sport that could badly use one.
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers announced today that Philip Solomon is taking over as the new chief executive officer of the organization. Solomon has served as Samuel Dixon's chief operating officer for the past two years and has a long history working for non-profits.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) - Ceremonies to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day are drawing thousands of visitors to the cemeteries, beaches and stone-walled villages of Normandy this week, including some of the few remaining survivors of the largest sea-borne invasion ever mounted.