The William S. Hart Union High School District has a four-year drop-out rate of 10.5 percent for the 2007-08 school year, according to state figures released Tuesday, significantly lower than its drop-out rates for the previous years.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency's $116 million-cash reserve currently dwarfs those of many local municipalities, but a series of capital improvement projects will drain every dollar from the fund during the next 25 years, a Water Agency official said.
Before big-rig trucks make the treacherous climb into the Grapevine, someone's got to make sure they aren't about to fall apart or lose control.
Newhall Coffee Roasting Company sealed a major deal with Sam's Club warehouse stores and as a result, the company will send 40,000 packets of ground java to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan this month.
Frozen yogurt might just be the new ice cream - at least if you talk to the right groups of young and health-conscious people.
Amendment of a 22-year-old land-use plan that would allow the development of 165 condominiums in Canyon Country is up for a vote today by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
The Newhall County Water District plans to break ground for a lean, green new administration building on Wednesday.
Debbie Pepe remembers riding her bike as a kid to William S. Hart Park to see the bison. Now, years later, Pepe gets to feed, entertain and take care of the massive, hairy beasts as they graze 25 acres of open land and canyons at William S. Hart Park. Hart Park, which covers 265 acres in Newhall, is home to 15 bison ranging in age from one year to 20 years old, said Joyce Fitzpatrick, ...
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger tried to drum up support Monday for the flagging propositions on May's special election ballot, but the 20 or so city officials who made up his audience were not real receptive to the message.
The Castaic Education Foundation is giving more than 1,000 Castaic Middle School students a chance to fold origami cranes, play Bunco and solve logic problems all with the hope of raising money for the school.
Just before midnight Friday, Wil Maxham lay awake, terrified that his phone would ring. The 70-year-old Saugus man spent the evening rushing his dog, Ebony, to animal hospitals seeking treatment for the animal after a rattlesnake in his back yard sunk its fangs into the little black terrier mix's nose. None of the veterinarians he visited had the expensive antivenin that could have counteracted the snake's powerful toxins. So he left Ebony at an emergency ...
The College of the Canyons Fine and Performing Arts division will host its 2009 "ARTstART Festival" on Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17 at the Valencia campus. The festival will celebrate the aesthetic achievements of its students and COC's artistic offerings and facilities.
Musician Tom Rush and the trio The Lovell Sisters will play at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons at 2 p.m. on May 16.
Canyon Country resident Pamela Dilworth never collected comic books - that was until Barack Obama became president.
Local families will soon be able to take part in Project Lifesaver, a program designed to keep children with special needs and patients with dementia from wandering and becoming lost. "Project Lifesaver is a nation-wide program and it really was a program that started to help families find their children or loved ones if they were to wander off," said Kevin Tonoian, the city's technology services manager.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"
With triple-digit temperatures forecast through the weekend, county health officials are warning of the dangers of excessive heat in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - The sign out front still says Emblem Elementary School, but the newly reopened and rebranded Emblem Academy is quite a bit different than what existed when the school closed its doors more than two years ago.
On August 30, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies from Parks Bureau stopped a male adult who was driving a vehicle on the roadway adjacent to Castaic Lake Park for a traffic violation.
Washington-Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today announced her support for SB 4, a California State Senate bill sponsored by State Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to establish regulations for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and acidization of underground oil and gas formations.
The problem with disaster preparation is it can be so darned overwhelming, Santa Clarita emergency management supervisor Donna Nuzzi admits.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.