Presently, the Golden State's K-12 public schools suffer abysmally low rankings in math and science scores, graduation and college-going rates, and the like when compared to the nation's K-12 public schools.
As the economy continues to struggle, more and more people are seeking assistance to feed their families.
I'm voting for Suzan Solomon for Hart District Board because I want my children and all of the children attending Hart district schools to be represented by someone who will not pussyfoot around in order to get Castaic High School built, who will effectively manage bond money, ensure transparency for all monies spent and will keep state budget cuts out of our classrooms.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Sept. 25 - Oct. 3, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Kathylane Hess said she's not afraid to die. But she's not ready to leave her daughters. "I want to be able to see Jenny graduate and go to college and get married and see her first baby," Hess said Thursday, referring to her youngest daughter. "I see my girls, I see my grandchildren and I just - I'm not ready to go yet." Hess, 51, said she recently stopped chemotherapy for leukemia because the treatments ...
The School of Dance at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia will host the third annual Commuter Festival today in the Sharon Disney Lund Dance Theatre. Admission is free but seating is limited.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Even as the U.S. economy has exhibited signs of stability in recent months, financial professionals have not seen solid evidence that business conditions have turned the corner.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Banks and credit unions collected nearly $24 billion in overdraft fees last year, an increase of 35 percent from just two years earlier, a new study by the Center for Responsible lending shows.
The Castaic Days and the Magic Mountain Man Triathlon & 5K events are both hosting food drives for Help the Children this Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10.
The SCV Chamber of Commerce's Hispanic Business Committee hosts its Hispanic Heritage Month mixer Thursday, Oct. 8 starting 5:30 p.m. at the El Presidente restaurant in Saugus.
Hart Among Top 1500 American High Schools Newsweek magazine has named Hart High School one of America's top 1500 high schools, based on the school's Advanced Placement program. Hart was ranked No. 948 out of approximately 40,000 high schools nationwide. Hart High had just under 2,200 students enrolled last year and administered 1,009 AP exams. All of the schools on the magazine's list are in the top six percent of public schools, according to the ...
Santa Clarita resident, businessman and community volunteer David Gauny will announce his candidacy for Santa Clarita City Council at City Hall's main entrance Friday morning at 11.
On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Exposure 2009 Photography Exhibition will be held at William S. Hart Hall. The exhibition is a non-profit, cultural event meant to encourage both local and non-local, developing art communities to demonstrate their talents in Santa Clarita. Tony Zinnanti Photography invites artists to set up displays on Thursday, Nov. 19 and Friday, Nov. 20. Each participator will be given approximately 15 feet of wall space with an additional 24"X36" space. Artists are to bring ...
A Los Angeles Police Department officer was recovering in the hospital Wednesday morning after he collided with another vehicle on northbound Interstate-5 near Frazier Park, said California Highway Patrol Officer Ruben Soliz.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Open Book Alliance, a coalition of librarians, legal scholars, authors, publishers and technology companies created to counter the proposed Google Book Settlement in its current form, Wednesday issued the following statement from co-founder Peter Brantley in response to today's U.S. District Court hearing on the Google Book Settlement case:
An 18-year old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a part of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that was wrecked following a crash that left both Valencia businessman Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker dead last weekend, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
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With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state parks department has a new warehouse for its collection of historical artifacts, and the building will soon be open to the public.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread Thursday, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - A dump truck collided with a school bus Thursday at a rural southwestern Idaho intersection, killing an 11-year-old boy and injuring four other children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for Amanda Bynes says the actress has left an inpatient mental health treatment facility and is back with her parents.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Serious news has bumped fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy off "SportsCenter."
NEW YORK (AP) - Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.