Measure E continues to benefit college
From left to right, Board of Trustees member Steve Zimmer, BOT member Edel Alonso, Chancellor Dianne G. Van Hook, BOT Vice President Michael Berger, BOT Clerk Michele Jenkins and BOT member Joan MacGregor at the groundbreaking of the Science Center at the College of the Canyons Canyon Country Campus on Wednesday, Jan, 24, 2018. The science center is one of multiple projects that were funded through the college's bond measure. Courtesy Photo

Measure E continues to benefit college

College of the Canyons’ second issuance of Measure E bonds yielded $85 million that will be used to upgrade the Canyon Country and Valencia campuses. The interest bonds went to…

Vegetation fire breaks out near COC and I-5
Firefighters climb to two ridgelines on either side of the fire on Valencia Boulevard Thursday. Signal Photo, Jim Holt

Vegetation fire breaks out near COC and I-5

By Brennon Dixson & Jim Holt Signal Staff Writers A vegetation fire near Valencia Boulevard and Interstate 5 prompted the evacuation of College of the Canyons’ Early Childhood Education Center…

Santa Clarita named 12th hardest-working city in America
Jennifer Turcios, the city of Santa Clarita's first woman inspector, started as an intern for the city in the summer of 2017. Courtesy of the city of Santa Clarita.

Santa Clarita named 12th hardest-working city in America

Many consider business to be the backbone of the Santa Clarita Valley, so local leaders weren’t too surprised to hear Kempler Industries named Santa Clarita the 12th-hardest-working city in the…

Castaic High: A timeline
Signal File Photo: Members of the Castaic High School Cheer team, left, welcome freshman students as they arrive for their first day of school at the new Castaic High School in Castaic. Dan Watson/The Signal

Castaic High: A timeline

It’s been nearly two decades since the William S. Hart Union High School District began exploring the possibility of a new high school in Castaic, but the delay is over…

Seniors gather for Colors of Our Lives concert, exhibit
Barbara Jones, center, plays her trumpet as The Silvertone Singers perform during the concert and art exhibit entitled The Colors of Our Lives at the Bella Vida Senior Center in Santa Clarita on Friday. Dan Watson/The Signal

Seniors gather for Colors of Our Lives concert, exhibit

More than 100 Santa Clarita Valley seniors donning colorful bow ties, hats and accessories visited the Bella Vida senior center to view the Colors of Our Lives concert and art…

Air quality forecast to be unhealthy for sensitive residents
Smog and smoke from a nearby brush fire obscure the mountains to the north of Santa Clarita. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Air quality forecast to be unhealthy for sensitive residents

The air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley is forecast to be unhealthy for sensitive individuals on Wednesday, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Department of…

SCV Chamber announces Retail Walks program
Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Incoming Chair Nancy Starczyk speaks after being sworn in during Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce 95th Awards & Installation Gala held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday, January 26, 2019. Dan Watson/The Signal

SCV Chamber announces Retail Walks program

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is launching its Retail Walks program this fall in an effort to connect elected leaders directly with local retail owners across the Santa…

Milk Drive supports National Breastfeeding Awareness Month
The new Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Patient Tower is pictured on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Dan Watson/The Signal

Milk Drive supports National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced a Donor Breast Milk Drive this month to support National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, which is recognized in the month of August. In partnership with Mother’s…

COC welcomes Freshmen to campus
A line forms outside the Student Center during the College of the Canyons Welcome Day event at College of the Canyons Valencia campus on Friday. Dan Watson/The Signal

COC welcomes Freshmen to campus

To help local students avoid a daunting and nerve-wracking first day experience when school starts later this month,  College of the Canyons hosted its inaugural Welcome Day on Friday.  During…

Residents invited to explore entry level manufacturing jobs
To participate in College of the Canyons' job preparation program, no experience is necessary but officials said prospective students should be familiar with computers, because there is time spent learning G-code and M-code in order to learn how to control machines like the one pictured.

Residents invited to explore entry level manufacturing jobs

Local residents looking for a new career path are invited to Friday’s open house event at College of the Canyons, which will discuss a free program to help students find…

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