As Santa Clarita continues to expand exponentially, it has always been the city's focus to maintain the same quality of life that emerged from the city's growth in the last 25 years.
Parents have many choices in selecting a school that is best for their children, from traditional public schools and charter schools, to private schools and home schooling, the choices can be overwhelming. Parents desire to ensure their children receive a high-quality education in a safe environment, enjoy a good social and emotional school experience, explore career and co-curricular pathways, and are provided the foundation to develop into successful, well-adjusted young adults. Which type of school ...
Santa Clarita was once a sleepy, little valley that was residence to early settlers, orange groves, farm fields and oil drilling. But in the past few decades Santa Clarita became a desirable suburb of Los Angeles with low crime, good schools, and a quality life that allowed residents to explore outdoor living within minutes of the region's boundaries. As bedroom-communities sprung up throughout the area the population has nearly doubled since the city incorporated ...
Since 2000, it has been my honor to serve this city as a councilmember and now, for the third time, as your mayor for 2013. I love Santa Clarita and want to do everything in my power to help keep this community safe, clean, healthy and strong - a city we all can be proud of.
This special section looks at how Santa Clarita has evolved in its 25 years of cityhood. But you can't look at the past without contemplating the future. So The Signal invited five of the city's leaders – past and present – to share their vision for the next 25 years of Santa Clarita and beyond.
The city of Santa Clarita celebrates its 25th anniversary at the end of this year. In just a quarter century, it is remarkable to see the growth and progress in the community as a whole, but certainly in the business community.
In 1972 my family was looking for an affordable home and a school system in which we could have confidence. Our oldest son was just starting school. We drove over the hill from the San Fernando Valley and found this wonderful valley. We bought our first home for $25,000 and didn't know how we were going to afford the $225 a month rent.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The University of California on Friday suspended a new, modern looking logo after receiving widespread criticism about the contemporary design replacing the venerable institutional seal.
1987 Nov. 3: Voters approve the incorporation of Santa Clarita. Dec. 15: Santa Clarita is incorporated. 1988 Jan. 26: First Planning Commission forms. May 10: First Parks and Recreation Commission forms. June 14: City Council hires its first city manager, George Caravalho. July 1: Dianne Van Hook becomes College of the Canyons president. Oct. 15: City approves logo. Nov. 21: Santa Clarita Main Post Office opens on Creekside Road. 1989 City contracts with Los Angeles ...
If you are looking for a new furry friend this holiday season, please consider adopting from your local animal shelter.
1. Willcox, 32451 Sierra Oak Trail, Castaic 91384 Lighted Christmas Tree 13 feet in height with 32 strings of light. All of the lights are synchronized to music. The music is broadcast to the street via a local FM Stereo signal. Musical selections include modern Trans-Siberian songs along with classic Johnny Mathis and Mel Torme and a special Christmas musical surprise. 2. Tisdell, 30523 Deed Ave., Castaic 91387 More than 40,000 lights synchronized to music. ...
Holiday lights bike tour The Old Town Newhall Association and Newhall Bicycle Company will host Newhall Lights. Participants will enjoy pedaling through Newhall on festively decorated bicycles while viewing homes decorated in holiday lights. The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Newhall Bicycle Co., located at 24261 Main St., Newhall. Historical Society's celebration Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society 25th anniversary celebration will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Santa Clarita ...
As Hanukkah comes to a close tonight, the eighth and final night of the holiday, local synagogues use dreidels, menorahs and latkes to observe the festivities. In the midst of traditions that play an important role in the observances of Hanukkah, many Jews will also turn to music.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, announced Friday he has hired Alan Tennille as his new chief of staff, effective Jan. 1.
I know there are couples who enjoy cooking together and make it look like a well-rehearsed ballet. They savor the aroma of their secret recipe for wild salmon over lemon couscous, stir each other's soups and sample each other's sauces.
I used to live in Santa Clarita. I moved to the Bay Area about nine years ago but still check in on The Signal occasionally.
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
Most people understand the basic economic principle of supply and demand and incorporate it into their daily decisions. They may not do it consciously, but economic decisions are made every day by each and every one of us.