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.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.