More than a decade after local artists first approached the city for assistance, the council gave the green light to the formation of an arts commission, but its future is a blank canvas.
Editor's note: Seventh in an exclusive series as Signal Staff Writer Brian Charles prepares to travel to Washington, D.C., to cover the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. Students from Academy of the Canyons will witness history up close - real close.
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Dr. Joe Kiesel spent a lifetime learning how to stay. Now he uses that knowledge to help others get in shape.
Cary Osborne, sports editor of The Signal for two years, has been named assistant managing editor of the paper, it was announced Wednesday.
There was a time when Monique Mendoza didn't care about her education. "I wouldn't go to class," she said. "I would get a 'C' and call it a day." The 17-year-old spent her freshman year at Saugus High School and ended up at Valencia High School as a sophomore. Mendoza transferred to Bowman High School, the William S. Hart Union High School District's only continuation high school, and enrolled in classes in fall 2008. She ...
One local agency is bucking the unemployment trend by hiring about a dozen people who can swim a 1,000 meters in less than 18 minutes.
State Senator George Runner defended Jessica's Law Wednesday in response to a report that claims the proposition is ineffective, expensive and leaves sex offenders homeless.
For Doug DeVries, playing the flute comes as a challenge. "It's not easy," he said. "I have to work at it. It's something that I really enjoy working at." The 18-year-old West Ranch High School graduate's hard work paid off recently as he won the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, a $10,000 scholarship given to 25 young musicians each year. The honor allowed DeVries to appear on "From the Top," an NPR Sunday morning ...
Margot Webb hopes the dramatic adaptation of her Holocaust narrative, "Shadows at Noon," for a German audiobook will teach important lessons to generations of young students.
The Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve The Master's College's 10-year master plan, giving the school a green light save one formality.
A girl on roller blades with wild, swinging blonde braids and a short red skirt caught the eyes of shoppers who couldn't help but notice the skater's scrap-metal composition as they entered the Westfield Valencia Town Center on Tuesday.
While the Northeast braces for a below-freezing cold snap, Southern California will continue to bask in unseasonably warm weather through this week, a weather official said Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Deputies are preparing a criminal complaint against the person who hacked into Sean Spalla's YouTube account and posted gory, pornographic pictures and threats, a sheriff's deputy said.
Editor's note: Sixth in an exclusive series as Signal Staff Writer Brian Charles prepares to travel to Washington, D.C., to cover the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. This story is a Web exclusive.
SANTA CLARITA - Greetings of "Shana Tova" could be heard throughout the Hyatt Valencia on Thursday as nearly 1,000 Jews from the surrounding communities celebrated a major holiday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
SACRAMENTO-New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education President Michael Kirst, and Assemblymember Susan Bonilla jointly announced today.
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.
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?"