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.
In addition to funding for capital improvements and services, the proposed Santa Clarita city budget includes funding for a number of new positions, city officials said this week.
The thunderous noise of fighter jets "buzzing" some Santa Clarita Valley homes Wednesday night turns out to be the byproduct of presidential protection during Barack Obama's visit to Los Angeles.
Detectives are seeking the identity of a female who they believe was an upskirt photo victim. Once the victim is identified this case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office for filing consideration and prosecution. The unknown female left the location without making a purchase, and probably does not even know she was a victim.
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.