Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of July 31 - Aug. 7, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
It's not hanging chads but confusing verbiage that has members of the westside town councils worried about the November advisory ballot.
If state prisons release more than 40,000 inmates, as ordered by a panel of judges this week, up to 40 percent of them may wind up in Los Angeles County, a Sheriff's Department spokesman said Thursday.
Victory Tabernacle will host a drawing and present one boy and girl with a backpack filled with school supplies during their 2:45 p.m. Sunday service.
NorthPark Community Church is hosting the Willow Creek Leadership Summit Conference for business, church or any other leaders from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday. The theme is "Lead Where You Are." Leaders will join together via satellite in over 140 locations across North America. It's an opportunity to hear nationally recognized speakers such as Bill Hybels, Tony Blair, David Gergen, Carly Fiorina, Henry Cloud, Bono and more either in person or via satellite. Price to attend the conference is $100 for the two days or $50 for one day.
Saugus Union School District has named Cynthia Kirk, a kindergarten teacher at Tesoro del Valle Elementary School, the district's 2009-10 teacher of the year.
The William S. Hart Union High School District's 700 classified workers will take a pay cut and see their health benefits capped under an agreement approved by board members Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Valley businesses and bikers are teaming up to raise money Sunday for a 4-year-old Bakersfield boy who suffered the loss of an eye after an alleged attack from his father.
College of the Canyons Trustee Ernie Tichenor will not seek a fourth term in the Nov. 3 election, instead endorsing local businessman Michael Berger in his race for the Santa Clarita Community College District board.
It was 1969. Classes at College of the Canyons had just begun, and Tom Lawrence had just graduated with a master's in physics from San Diego State University.
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State budget cuts have left many health centers for the poor without money, and state lawmakers' assurances that federal stimulus money would make up the difference haven't panned out, officials said Wednesday.
For decades, cliff swallows have flocked in the spring to nest at COC in numbers that rivaled - or even exceeded - their far more famous roost at Mission San Juan Capistrano. The birds mistake the Valencia campus's angular concrete buildings for cliff faces, their preferred natural habitats.
Chiquita Canyon, an innovative local business that is also home to a 9.2 megawatt clean energy facility, and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) celebrated their third annual Found Art Scholarship Program and announced the recipients of more than $8,000 in scholarship monies. The announcement – which was made at a gallery reception featuring more than a dozen artwork submissions – marks the third year of the highly successful art recognition program, which honors local art students.
Western wear took center stage during the Cowboy Couture Fashion Show held at The REP in Old Town Newhall Thursday night.
After six months of crunching numbers, writing grant proposals and negotiating with state agencies, Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials have released a proposed rate increase for local residents to foot the bill for removing salt from wastewater dumped into the Santa Clara River.
The Powerhouse Fire that scorched dozens of homes and charred more than 30,000 acres last summer got its name from the fact that it started near one of the powerhouses run by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the Angeles National Forest.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted this week to support a bill from Santa Clarita Valley Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would inject an additional level of scientific review into the laws that govern pollution limitations in discharged water.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station sought the public's assistance Thursday in identifying a woman believed to be involved in a wallet theft from a Valencia store.
Hundreds of job-searchers attended Wednesday's Job & Career Fair at College of the Canyons, where more than 60 firms and agencies provided information about careers and accepted resumes.
A discussion about term limits for Santa Clarita City Council members nearly made it to the agenda for the council's next meeting.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab two current junior high school principals to lead Valencia High School and West Ranch High School, beginning this summer.
Nissan of Valencia gave away more than $21,800 in gifts - ranging from scholarships to a 2014 Nissan Versa sedan - during its annual Nissan Car Giveaway this week for local Hart district 11th- and 12th-graders.