LOS ANGELES COUNTY - As the state continues to grapple with proposed budget curtailments to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the recent ruling by the three-judge panel on prison overcrowding, Supervisor Michael Antonovich says the state plan to release prisoners and place them on electronic monitoring threatens public safety.
The results for the 2009 California Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) test were released today by the state Department of Education, and local school districts are showing strong growth over the past year.
A passion for skating met cool competition when the California Girls synchro ice skating team of Valencia competed in the Ice Skating Institute World Recreational Team Championship skating competition in San Jose.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
I want to thank Nancy Gauthier for her thoughtful and well-reasoned Letter to the Editor praising Gary Horton ("Thank you, Gary Horton," The Signal, Aug. 4).
Don't our citizens realize that our health care is rationed now? It is rationed by the insurance companies.
Two men are behind bars after several Saugus area residents found their homes had been entered while they were sleeping and personal property stolen.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to reports of a baseball bat assault and stabbing Saturday night in the 15400 block of Sierra Highway, unincorporated Los Angeles County - Canyon Country.
Where do you like to shop? Where's your favorite place to play? Who provides the best services?
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee will host a Town Hall meeting 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2 in the Disney Modular Theater at California Institute of the Arts located at 24700 McBean Parkway in Valencia.
In April, seven College of the Canyons students sat down to take the Land Surveyor In Training (LSIT) exam, a very rigorous test administered by the state and is part of the process to becoming a state licensed surveyor.
The city of Santa Clarita is offering two fall child development classes designed to help prepare community kids for preschool and kindergarten.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone breakfast program on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at City Hall's first floor Century Room.
College of the Canyons will host the second annual "Non-Profit Fair" on Wednesday, Sept. 16, which will have more than 25 non-profit groups and organizations to reach out to students and community members and explain how they can help further their non-profit causes.
Continually exploring new and innovative ways to enhance the academic experience associated with the college's science and engineering programs, the College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering Technologies (MSET) division is currently looking to establish partnerships with individuals interested in advancing technology-based education in the Santa Clarita Valley.
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
Today in the SCV
I love history. I plan to purchase the Blu-Ray of the recent film "Lincoln" and rewatch certain key scenes 100 times in a row, unapologetically.
In Santa Clarita, the arts influence our community's quality of life. Without even realizing it, the arts act as an economic driver - creating and supporting jobs, generating revenue and serving as a cornerstone of the tourism industry.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.