SUSD leaders get crash course for school-site reviews
Board member Laura Underwood listens to a presentation from James Foster Elementary School. Caleb Lunetta / The Signal.

SUSD leaders get crash course for school-site reviews

Held in the multi-purpose room of Santa Clarita Elementary School, dozens of Saugus Union School District site administrators and faculty gave board members a crash course in the data about…

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Van Hook contract extended to 2023
College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook shares a story about how a vision for the campus was developed in the 1980s and 1990s during a ceremony marking the completion of a parking structure on campus. Austin Dave/The Signal

Van Hook contract extended to 2023

College of the Canyons Chancellor Dianne G. Van Hook officially received a contract extension to the year 2023 following Wednesday night’s board of trustees meeting. According to the amendments being…

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Special Olympics, Time to Cheer athletes perform with Valencia cheerleaders
Shophia Gittisarn, 8, center, joins the Valencia Vikings cheer leaders as they do the Baby Shark Dance at the end of the first quarter of the football game between West Ranch High School and Valencia on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. Dan Watson/The Signal

Special Olympics, Time to Cheer athletes perform with Valencia cheerleaders

On Friday night at Valencia football’s game against West Ranch, there were nine extra cheerleaders standing on the sideline. One of them was 13-year-old Shae Granger, a Special Olympics athlete.…

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Messina draws crowd, addresses controversy at Hart District meeting
Dozens of people gather Wednesday at the Hart School District governing board to either support of condemn board member Joe Messina. Dan Watson / The Signal.

Messina draws crowd, addresses controversy at Hart District meeting

A few dozen local residents and activists attended the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting Wednesday night in order to either support or condemn board member…

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Valencia girls tennis beats Thacher to advance to 2nd round
Valencia girls tennis doubles player Ashley Villarta prepares to receive a serve in a match against Thacher in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoffs at Valencia High School on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Haley Sawyer/The SIgnal

Valencia girls tennis beats Thacher to advance to 2nd round

Valencia girls tennis advanced through the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoffs on Wednesday afternoon after beating The Thacher School of Ojai, 13-5, at Valencia High School.…

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TMU men’s hoops hands University of Antelope Valley first loss of season
Mustangs senior forward Brock Gardner goes for the layup in a matchup with the University of Antelope Valley at TMU Wednesday night. Cory Rubin/The Signal

TMU men’s hoops hands University of Antelope Valley first loss of season

Wins in the beginning of the year are important, but a close win is a much greater accomplishment in the sense of learning and adapting as a team.  On Wednesday,…

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Former Rep. Hill’s office reopens after white powder delivered, FBI investigation continues
Rep. Katie Hill fields questions from KABC's Amy Powell during a town hall event in Palmdale in January 2019. Austin Dave/The Signal

Former Rep. Hill’s office reopens after white powder delivered, FBI investigation continues

The Palmdale office of the 25th Congressional District, formerly of Rep. Katie Hill, resumed operations Wednesday after an envelope containing white powder was delivered earlier this week, prompting an evacuation. …

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College of the Canyons theater to tackle Moliere’s sophisticated comedy
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. Katharine Lotze/Signal

College of the Canyons theater to tackle Moliere’s sophisticated comedy

Opening on Nov. 15 and running until the Nov. 24, COC students will perform Moliere’s five-act comedy satire “The Learned Ladies” in the Black Box Theater.

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Jake Fire: McGrath Elementary on evacuating
Dr. J. Michael McGrath Elementary School students hold hands as they enter buses that transported them from Green Thumb Nursery where they evacuated to Newhall Elementary School where their parents picked them up. Tammy Murga/ The Signal

Jake Fire: McGrath Elementary on evacuating

By Tammy Murga and Emily Alvarenga Signal Staff Writers From teachers to cafeteria staff, a sea of Dr. J. Michael McGrath Elementary School personnel scrambled to safely evacuate students and…

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