Admissions officials at The Master's College, a Christian liberal arts school in Placerita Canyon, and at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia saw a jump in the number of applicants for the 2009-10 school year.
The payback deadline is looming for Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s owner, which filed for bankruptcy protection nearly one year ago. But as the payback date approaches, the effects of the bankruptcy have trickled down to the local level.
Summer may be several months away, but it's not too early to start planning what the kids will be doing when school ends and the long summer days begin. Here's a quick roundup of some of the possibilities.
A public hearing on the reduction of storm-water pollution-prevention fees to the city of Santa Clarita is scheduled for May 26.
Colleges in the Santa Clarita Valley are dealing with an increase in applications as students shift their approach to higher education in a tight economy.
Under a blazing sun and temperatures in the low 90s, Santa Clarita Valley Dodgers fans turned out in force for the 32nd annual SCV Dodger Day celebration Sunday to participate in pre-game ceremonies on the field, where the boys in blue later scorched the Colorado Rockies 14-2 in front of a crowd numbering more than 40,000 people.
Hundreds of pink ribbons fluttered in the breeze Saturday as more than 750 breast-cancer survivors and supporters took steps to "de-feet" cancer at Circle of Hope's fifth annual Walk for Hope at Castaic Lake.
This week, Wednesday is more than hump day. It's the 39th observance of Earth Day.
A Valencia woman believes that an attempt was made to victimize her 95-year-old mother in a scam masquarading as the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes.
Tiered water rates work under one simple premise - make wasting water so expensive that ratepayers have to conserve.
Nearly 1,000 students from Pico Canyon Elementary School received a hands-on lesson about conservation and recycling this week when the school launched its "Go Pico Green" program to celebrate Earth Day.
The SCV Blue Star Mothers Chapter #91 hosts a "Casino Night" fundraiser at the Newhall American Legion Hall tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Singer and actress Camille Gray, an A-student at Rancho Pico Junior High School, has just been booked by the Los Angeles Dodgers to sing the National Anthem to kick off SCV Dodger Day festivities at Dodger Stadium Sunday.
For the Posners of Saugus, Calif., the fight to beat multiple sclerosis is a family affair.
A local teacher wants the Boy Scouts of America to be prepared for metal.
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.
Nissan of Valencia executive manager Dan Sterkel presented William S. Hart Union High School District students who had attendance records of 97 percent or higher with gifts, scholarships and a car, totaling $21,800 on Saturday.
College of the Canyons' Canyon Country campus hosts its SpringStar Party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the campus' Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater.
Retiring Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley Chief Professional Officer Jim Ventress threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game between The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies at the City of Santa Clarita Dodger Day event at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. Signal Executive Editor/Supervising Producer Jason Schaff acted as umpire and Arnie Durazo, Hart Pony League President caught the first pitch from Jim Ventress.
More than 4,000 people turned out on Saturday for the 11th annual "Yes I Can" Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Music and Arts Festival at Santa Clarita Skate Park.
A continuing battle over the Santa Clarita City Council's decision to approve electronic billboards along local freeways resulted in another arrest this weekend and a face-to-face showdown between billboard supporters and opponents on the dusty Western streets at the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday.
Amid the charcoal smell of barbecues, the twirl of parasols and the jingling of spurs, thousands attended the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday and enjoyed a sunny day of Western culture.