Matthew Shenoda has been named assistant provost for equity and diversity at California Institute of the Arts.
As July 4 approaches, local and state authorities are warning residents not to set off fireworks of their own.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
As state lawmakers in Sacramento struggled Thursday to solve a $24 billion budget gap, a group of sign-toting protesters chastised local Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and other Republicans for demanding deep cuts to services rather than tax hikes.
Senior year started to look like a touchdown for Samuel Ramirez and his United States Naval Academy dreams.
Sulphur Springs School District will increase class sizes in kindergarten and third grades next school year in a bid to meet reduced state revenue, a district official said Thursday.
Hart district's school board adopted a $178 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, but a $14 million deficit projected for the 2010-11 budget year could mean a rejection from the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
Valencia High School Principal Paul Priesz received the William S. Hart Union High School District's Valuing Diversity Award for the 2008-09 school year.
UPDATED 7:55 p.m.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon was named Free Enterprise Legislator of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors on Wednesday.
It's the month for teachers at Una Mas. The Canyon Country eatery is giving one free meal each to teachers through the end of the month.
The annual Piru Creek cleanup and picnic lunch/BBQ is Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., startinsg at Frenchman's Flat. Sponsored by the Community Hiking Club, Friends of the River, the Santa Clarita Casting Club, and the Federation of Fly Fishers Southwest Council, the cleanup is designed to remove litter and other micro-trash from the creek and its banks.
For all the Santa Claritans who have fantasized about outrunning the cops: Today's your chance.
The development of a Santa Clarita arts commission moved forward this week, but not without some heated discussion.
While educators continue waiting for the state to come up with a budget, College of the Canyons' governing board on Wednesday approved a tentative $175.4 million budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year.
Some candidates for Santa Clarita City Council may have improperly used the city seal on campaign mailers that were sent out to members of the public.
A Santa Clara Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a serial rapist who admitted to attacking dozens of women could potentially reside at a home in an unincorporated area near Palmdale, according to officials.
Two reputed gang members convicted of robbing a bank in Canyon Country before leading police on a wild chase down Los Angeles freeways to downtown, where they tossed money from their fleeing car, were sentenced Friday to lengthy prison terms.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig has been scratched from the starting lineup after arriving late for the Los Angeles Dodgers' home opener.
People were saying, "cheese" in Newhall Thursday night, but not for the camera.
New regulations set to go in effect this fall at College of the Canyons and all state community colleges means it's more important than ever for prospective students to get an early start on registration, an official said Thursday.
A bill approved nearly unanimously by the Assembly on Thursday would protect people in homeowner associations from retribution if they take steps to reduce water use for landscaping.
More than 2,000 students in the William S. Hart Union High School District are expected to take part in career exploration and training courses during this school year, officials said this week.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin next month for a Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday.
This month's Thursday @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues with the second installment of Art SLAM, J.A.M. Sessions and Senses.
A man wanted on a bench warrant after failing to appear in court last week on a charge of stabbing his son made his first court appearance Tuesday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
A sheriff's deputy who allegedly fired his service revolver into the air after neighborhood kids pulled a prank has been suspended with pay for the past six months while Sheriff's Department investigators look into the matter, a spokeswoman confirmed this week.
It's a common sight during election season: local intersections dotted with signs offering advice to passersby on which candidate they should vote for.
A day after a Food and Drug Administration committee recommended that the FDA approve MannKind Corp.'s diabetic treatment, Afrezza, shares of the Santa Clarita company's stock jumped dramatically in trading Wednesday.
The four-story-tall pine tree that fell on one Saugus house this week, smashing through its roof, and threatened a second home became firewood on Wednesday.