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.
While educators continue waiting for the state to come up with a budget, College of the Canyons' governing board on Wednesday approved a tentative $175.4 million budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year.
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Strutting down a fashion runway has its challenges, but models overcame more obstacles than met the eye at the Child & Family Center's second annual Finishing Touches Makeover Show.
McGrath Elementary School took a little different approach to try to motivate its students to raise money for the school this year. As a reward for the school's students surpassing their goal and raising $5,600 at a PTA book fair held earlier this month, each class and its teacher received an opportunity to try and pelt school Principal Larry Heath with water balloons.
New Santa Clarita Valley residents and businesses will pay hundreds or thousands of dollars more than existing residents for sewer connection fees beginning January, the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board decided Wednesday night.
Thousands of local theater visitors will follow Dorothy's journey along the yellow-brick road listening to those famous words: "There's no place like home."
Lightnin' Willie strums some blues during the Lexus Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series, held each Friday at Town Center Drive and McBean Parkway in Valencia.
Detectives are trying to hunt down a woman who allegedly entered a Stevenson Ranch bank Monday afternoon, implied someone was going to kill her and demanded money from a teller, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
The release Wednesday of a video surveillance image depicting a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of ammunition from a local gun club has produced tips from the public that are now being pursued by detectives, a deputy said.
Of the eight people arrested during 10 days of signature-gathering at local stores only one has been prosecuted, found guilty and sentenced to three days in jail, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will receive mailed notices within the next few weeks about proposed rate hikes in their sewage fees following a vote by the local Sanitation District board Wednesday night.
Investigators with the county coroner's office have closed their case on 8-year-old Cole Hartman - the Santa Clarita Valley youngster found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine last summer - without declaring the autistic boy's death an accident, suicide or homicide.
Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center have accepted the retirement of the center's CEO, Darrell Paulk, effective Sept. 1.
A man arrested on Interstate 5 Wednesday on suspicion of transporting drugs kicked out the rear window of the cruiser he was placed in and ran across the entire freeway to escape sheriff's deputies, officials said.
NOTE: The Signal news story about the theft can be seen at http://www.signalscv.com/section/36/article/119064/
An Azusa man initially charged with seven offenses has been sentenced to 38 months in state prison after pleading no contest to just two of the charges - evading an officer and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
For water company customers who respond "How much is that?" when told to reduce consumption by 20 percent, Valencia Water Company says it has the exact answer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An analysis finds the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has slipped far behind its schedule to replace aging power poles.
Los Angeles County Deputies Participate In a Journey of Honor:
City officials painted a rosy picture of Santa Clarita's projected budget for the next fiscal year during a meeting Tuesday night, calling it balanced and conservative while also containing funding for a variety of needed projects around the city.
Standing inside a bathroom stall, 7-year-old Setareh Khatibi bathes herself in a bucket of tap water. She's used to the cold water on her skin and doesn't even grimace.
While legislative options to resolve the longstanding Cemex mine issue remain ongoing, two Santa Clarita Valley representatives are urging local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to try a different tactic to halt the mine.
Reports of a student in possession of a gun near Sierra Vista Junior High School Tuesday prompted swift response by local sheriff's deputies, but no weapon was found, school and law enforcement sources said.