UPDATE: Thursday, June 25, 4:30 p.m.:
Matthew Shenoda has been named assistant provost for equity and diversity at California Institute of the Arts.
As July 4 approaches, local and state authorities are warning residents not to set off fireworks of their own.
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:
As state lawmakers in Sacramento struggled Thursday to solve a $24 billion budget gap, a group of sign-toting protesters chastised local Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and other Republicans for demanding deep cuts to services rather than tax hikes.
Senior year started to look like a touchdown for Samuel Ramirez and his United States Naval Academy dreams.
Sulphur Springs School District will increase class sizes in kindergarten and third grades next school year in a bid to meet reduced state revenue, a district official said Thursday.
Hart district's school board adopted a $178 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, but a $14 million deficit projected for the 2010-11 budget year could mean a rejection from the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
Valencia High School Principal Paul Priesz received the William S. Hart Union High School District's Valuing Diversity Award for the 2008-09 school year.
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Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon was named Free Enterprise Legislator of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors on Wednesday.
It's the month for teachers at Una Mas. The Canyon Country eatery is giving one free meal each to teachers through the end of the month.
The annual Piru Creek cleanup and picnic lunch/BBQ is Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., startinsg at Frenchman's Flat. Sponsored by the Community Hiking Club, Friends of the River, the Santa Clarita Casting Club, and the Federation of Fly Fishers Southwest Council, the cleanup is designed to remove litter and other micro-trash from the creek and its banks.
For all the Santa Claritans who have fantasized about outrunning the cops: Today's your chance.
The development of a Santa Clarita arts commission moved forward this week, but not without some heated discussion.
The ongoing Santa Clarita Valley dispute over electronic billboards between those petitioning against them and the "petition blockers" rallying in their support has netted three arrests and spurred several confrontations at local stores, a sheriff's official confirmed Friday.
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.