COC receives $1.49 million for new STEM scholarship program

The National Science Foundation awarded College of the Canyons $1.49 million to fund a new scholarship program, which the college said will “increase retention, transfer and graduation rates among science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)

Garcia telephone townhall covers concerns foreign, domestic

Questions at the Santa Clarita Valley telephone townhall hosted by Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, Friday afternoon covered a variety of issues, including Afghanistan, COVID-19, elections, domestic terrorism, homelessness, domestic violence funding and rental assistance.  Garcia

Getting charged up about electric vehicles

By Kev Kurdoghlian Signal Staff Writer Don’t let the silence fool you. Electric vehicles (EV) may not make a lot of noise, but they do pack a lot of fun.

Planning Commission meeting cancelled

The Santa Clarita Planning Commission cancelled its regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Santa Clarita City Hall.  “We forecast two meetings per month, but often only have one of

Four vote centers for recall election open Saturday

Four vote centers for the Sept. 14 recall election will open in the Santa Clarita Valley this Saturday, according to the website of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder.   The four centers

Avenues bowling fundraiser set for Sept. 11

Avenues Supported Living Services is scheduled to host its 5th Annual No-Tap Bowling Tournament Fundraiser and Online Charity Auction on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Valencia Lanes.  The event raises funds to support the nonprofit’s mission of “providing support services to

Local entrepreneur, Saugus resident dies in Visalia crash

Santa Clarita resident and local entrepreneur Cameron Morey, 24, died Aug. 26 in a traffic collision in Visalia.  Morey and his girlfriend, Alyssa Amundson, were near the Sequoia National Forest when a vehicle struck Morey, according to Morey’s family.  His mother Linda Morey, of Saugus, said Lake Hume

Houston, SCV students have questions about space

Hart District students hear live responses from ISS astronauts  La Mesa Junior High School students gathered in the school’s multipurpose room and attentively listened Tuesday morning as International Space Station astronauts provided live responses to questions about space exploration submitted by students from every William

Non-native quagga mussels reach Castaic Lake

The California Department of Water Resources announced Monday that for the first time it spotted quagga mussels, a non-native species, in Castaic Lake.  Staff from DWR and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife found two quagga mussels shells in Castaic Lake on Aug.

Heart of the West celebrates 25 years of Carousel Ranch

Carousel Ranch celebrated its 25th anniversary Saturday with a dinner, auction and demonstration of the local nonprofit’s work providing equestrian therapy to children with special needs during its Heart of the West fundraiser in Agua Dulce. 

Local championship soccer team recognized by City Council

The Legends FC Santa Clarita Valley girls 2007 team received honors from the Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday at City Hall for becoming the 2021 Cal South National Cup champions. “These young women left it all on the

Local championship baseball team receives City Council honors

The Santa Clarita City Council recognized the Santa Clarita Heat 12U boys’ baseball team Tuesday for winning the 2021 Cooperstown National Tournament Championship in New York. Councilman Cameron Smyth, pictured in the second row, far left, congratulated the team and their