From the ashes of November's Sayre Fire in Sylmar, the Courtyard by Marriott in Valencia and the Red Cross hatched a plan to house evacuees. The plan was put to the test when the Jesusita Fire ripped through Santa Barbara, and may be tested again as fire season heats up, a Red Cross official said Wednesday.
Two local private schools are planning to switch campuses during the summer to accommodate an increase in student population.
Local school districts expect to receive more than $14 million in stabilization funding from the federal stimulus package. But that money won't be spent just yet, district officials said.
Alternative programs and helping students connect to their schools were presented by William S. Hart Union High School District officials Wednesday as the reasons for the nearly 3-percent decrease in districtwide drop-out rate for the 2007-08 school year.
The Newhall County Water District board will consider whether to connect its water service to a proposed development in Canyon Country and a drug store set to open in Newhall at its 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight.
A small grass fire briefly shut down the northbound Interstate 5 near state Route 126 on Wednesday, but firefighters had the blaze under control within minutes.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) is hosting a dance party and special viewing of Sabrina Bryan's BYOU2 fitness DVD on Thursday, May 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at La Mesa Junior High School for girls ages 9-14.
The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Valencia announced the recipients of the 2009 Alpert Award in the Arts.
The city of Santa Clarita and the College of the Canyons will host a "Jump Start Your Job Search" workshop on Thursday, May 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center. The workshop is free to attend and open to the public and focuses on teaching attendees the tools needed to compete in a tight job market.
Trinity Classical Academy hosts a Memorial Day open house from 5 to 8 p.m. at its future home on the NorthPark Community Church campus. The event will feature live music, food and tours of the new building. The campus is located at 28310 Kelly Johnson Drive in Valencia. For more information, call (661) 296-2601.
Officials from the Hewlett Leaders in Student Success program recognized College of the Canyons on Friday, May 8 as one of three California community colleges honored in 2009 for the use of innovative and proven teaching strategies in the college's 'basic skills' foundational math and English programs.
The Repertory East Playhouse is offering the position of Production Management intern to one full-time college student.
een initiative to educate residents and small businesses about eco-friendly development may soon come to the Santa Clarita Valley, a county supervisor's spokesman said.
The Santa Clarita City Council bypassed a public vote Tuesday night and decided on its own to include "In God We Trust" on the council chambers and government buildings where the city council sees fit.
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
The discovery of a body inside a burning Newhall apartment is under investigation by homicide detectives and arson investigators, county fire and coroner officials said Tuesday.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.
Shards of red, orange and yellow tile lined a 40-foot-long mural on the bike trail that parallels Creekside Road on Monday, forming a shining sun setting over green fields with blooming flowers - a community's hopeful reflection of itself.
The 10th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast is scheduled Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel, with Christian comedian Brad Stine as the featured speaker.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested 10 people during a weekend "saturation patrol" aimed at getting under-the-influence drivers off the road, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday.
Simi Valley podiatrist Lee Rogers, a candidate in this year's race to represent California's 25th Congressional District, is suing the hospital that contracted his services, claiming a doctor there bad-mouthed him, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Signal.
A vehicle slammed through a Canyon Country restaurant Monday after the driver mistook the accelerator for the brake, authorities said.
California Highway Patrol officers are looking into the circumstances surrounding a black Corvette found abandoned at the bottom of a ravine along Bouquet Creek over the weekend, according to the CHP.
Now that two upcoming vacancies have been filled in the high school leadership of the William S. Hart Union High School District, new principals must be hired in the junior high school ranks.
Twin sisters Rita Kahane and Serena Rubin told a small congregation at Beth Shalom Sunday how lucky they were to have survived several life-threatening moments during the Holocaust, most notably perhaps being the day Nazi doctor Josef Mengele came looking for twins.
The PTA at West Creek Academy recently donated clothing and school supplies to help underprivileged students in Nicaragua.
Overtaken by memories, Erika Schwartz clutches a collection of yellowed, slightly crumpled photographs - all she has left of her entire family.