Reports that Lennar Corp. may buy back at least some of The Newhall Land and Farming Company is good news for the 125-year-old development firm that built Valencia, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Santa Clarita's unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percent to 6.8 percent from January to February, while Los Angeles County's rate during the same time period neared 11 percent, according to the California's Employment Development Department.
The auditoriums at Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools should be ready for student use by fall 2009, according to the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Rosedell Elementary teacher Kevin McGroary has received a $500 grant from the Target Field Trip Grants Program toward a field trip for his sixth-grade class. The grant covers transportation, supplies and equipment, resource materials and entry fees. Target's program aims to provide teachers with field trip funds to replace funds lost due to budget cuts.
The city of Santa Clarita's Development Process Advisory Committee voted to remove its Stormdrain Transfer Deposit Fee to reduce the expenses of local businesses. The omitted fees will make city-based projects affordable for businesses. The decision to remove the fee stems from the city's acknowledgement of the economic hardships of local businesses.
More than 200 students, many toting backpacks and holding candles, trudged nearly two miles from Canyon High School to First Christian Church, where they shared memories of Nicholas Wayne Pruett.
Santa Clarita saw its worst drop in sales tax revenue ever in the fourth quarter of 2008 - a 15 percent plummet from the same period the year prior.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are warning residents about money transfer scams after a Castaic grandmother reported on Monday that a con man under the guise of her grandson bilked her out of $4,800, Sgt. Dan Peacock said.
Newhall School District will take back 45 of the 109 pink slips it sent to teachers and administrators and will take a look at increasing class sizes to meet a $2.4 million budget shortfall, district officials said Monday.
Choice Plasencia resolved to take action when she found out her fifth-grade teacher at North Park Elementary School had received a layoff notice.
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Published author and illustrator Mary Ann Fraser captured students' attentions at Plum Canyon Elementary School as she demonstrated how to create intriguing short stories using a writing-based "recipe."
The medical assistant program at College of the Canyons has been tabled until it can win accreditation amid complaints from some students that they couldn't find jobs.
Intermittent rain showers Sunday only added to the thrill for a group of more than 700 roller coaster enthusiasts who traveled from all over to ride the most topsy-turvy coasters at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
A sting operation has netted seven alleged illegal contractors working in the Santa Clarita Valley, and state officials are warning homeowners to beware of hiring unlicensed workers.
SCV residents got the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross at a blood drive Thursday in Newhall.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies reopened Soledad Canyon Road this evening after a car knocked a power pole down and sent live wires into the lanes.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
Supervisors voted earlier this week to strengthen regulations and expand the definition of potentially dangerous or vicious dogs in Los Angeles County, a decision that comes on the heels of a fatal dog attack in the Antelope Valley earlier this year.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Ever mindful of the positive role that a developed level of environmental literacy can have on a community, this fall College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) will host the first annual environmental leadership conference 'Green Up: Community Action and Education.'
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
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SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.