The Nov. 3 school board elections come at a crucial time for education as local school districts grapple with millions of dollars in funding reductions from the state, an official said Friday as filing for the races closed.
Junior lifeguards competed arm-to-arm against their moms and dads Thursday as they swam from one end of Castaic Lake to another.
The carcass of a bird infected with West Nile virus has been found in Canyon Country, officials said Friday, but the number of human cases is down significantly from last year.
A man and a woman were arrested Friday in Newhall after the man allegedly shot one of his friends, then fled in an SUV with the woman and her three children, sheriff's deputies said.
A suspected shooter was arrested about 12:15 p.m. on southbound state Route 14 after wounding a man in a Canyon Country apartment complex, sheriff's deputies said.
Maria Morales' mother didn't want her daughter to waste time by going to school.
Local businessman Randy Moberg hopes to unseat College of the Canyons Trustee Joan MacGregor in the Nov. 3 race for the Santa Clarita Community College District.
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.
Two people were hurt in a single-vehicle crash near the Big Oaks Lodge on Bouquet Canyon Road Sunday, said a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The Ninja roller coaster that partially derailed two weeks ago reopened at Six Flags Magic Mountain Saturday after state regulators finalized their inspection of the popular ride, said park and state officials.
Santa Clarita residents will have another option for back-to-school shopping starting Aug. 7.
Using farm tractors, Gorman residents helped firefighters extinguish a quarter-acre grass fire Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Eight eaters went bowl-to-bowl Saturday in a heated competition to see who could chow down the most food at a Santa Clarita Valley Vietnamese restaurant.
She walks into a bank wearing sunglasses, sometimes a head scarf, and at least once in flip-flops. She leaves with cash - investigators and banks won't say how much - and promptly disappears.
Most people would not be too happy about a train running through their yard, but it suits the Sweer household in Saugus just fine.
Valencia Boulevard served as both the metaphorical and literal dividing line on the issue of illegal immigration and the recent border surge this weekend, as demonstrators on both sides of the issue turned out to state their positions on Saturday.
As a special Sheriff's Department's unit continues to investigate a Twitter account that posted nude photos of teenagers, including Santa Clarita Valley teens, several local high school students said they have no idea who created the account.
Months after their wells ran dry due to a bureaucratic impasse, Bouquet Canyon residents have banded together to appeal to the state - while agencies involved point fingers at each other, several sides say.
After more than a year, the Saugus Union School District board is finally back to a full complement of members.
An apparent detonated blasting cap was reported in Valencia Friday, prompting an investigation from local deputies.
About 400 kids and parents at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center learned tips for free on staying safe in the water during the city's annual Water Safety Day on Friday.
While the June unemployment rate in Santa Clarita crept up to 5 percent from 4.8 percent in May, the year-over-year rate for June fell a full 1.3 percent from last year's numbers, officials said Friday.
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is not sustainable in its current state, and the Bay Delta Conservation Plan is a viable option to ensure the continuing availability of a large portion of the Santa Clarita Valley's water supply, an expert said Friday.