West Ranch students receive mental health first aid training
Students in Julie Chang's peer counseling class at West Ranch High School recently received mental health first aid certificates. February 07, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal

West Ranch students receive mental health first aid training

Students at West Ranch High School became certified in mental health first aid after taking a course funded by a Los Angeles nonprofit organization. Juniors and seniors a part of…

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Schools across SCV begin distance learning
Signal file photo Orien Broderick reads the book “Gossie,” by Olivier Dunrea, to his daughter, Penelope, 2, at a local library. The Santa Clarita Public Library is scheduled to host open houses throughout April in celebration of Library Week.

Schools across SCV begin distance learning

As coronavirus, or COVID-19, prompted social distancing practices to prevent the spread of the virus, schools across the Santa Clarita Valley made the swift decision to close campuses in order…

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CalArts extends class suspension, postpones commencement
California Instutue of he Arts cafeteria service staff members Sophia Jimenez, left, and Sebastian Zambrano wait curbside for some of the 150 CalArts students that have purchased a school meal plan to pick up their hot lunches at the entrance to CalArts in Santa Clarita on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Eligible students can get a hot lunch and dinner, available twice a day, for the unforseeable future while the school is closed. Dan Watson/The Signal

CalArts extends class suspension, postpones commencement

California Institute of the Arts officials announced Wednesday remote instruction will continue through spring semester and result in the postponement of the commencement ceremony. Beginning March 23, all in-person instruction…

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CSUN extends class suspensions, postpones commencement
The Delmar T. Oviatt Library at California State University Northridge. Ryan Mancini/The Signal

CSUN extends class suspensions, postpones commencement

The president of California State University, Northridge, made an announcement via email Tuesday that virtual learning alternatives will extend throughout the spring semester and the commencement ceremonies will be postponed.…

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Governor, Los Angeles supes halt evictions and slow foreclosures
Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis met with Governor Gavin Newsom during their annual trip to the Capitol on Feb. 25. Courtesy.

Governor, Los Angeles supes halt evictions and slow foreclosures

Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order Monday authorizing local governments to halt evictions, slow foreclosures and protect consumers from utility shutoffs during the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. Newsom authorized…

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Hart district cancels board meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District. Dan Watson/The Signal

Hart district cancels board meeting

The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled, according to district officials. The board meeting, which takes place the first and…

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SSUSD approves teachers’ association agreement
Sulphur Springs Union School District administrative offices.

SSUSD approves teachers’ association agreement

The Sulphur Spring Union School District board of trustees unanimously approved the tentative agreement between the district and the Sulphur Springs Teachers’ Association during Wednesday’s meeting. The tentative agreement was…

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COBRA team arrests three on suspicion of illegal gambling
The SCV Sheriff's COBRA and CIT teams execute a raid on an illegal gambling facility in Castaic Friday evening. Photo courtesy of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.

COBRA team arrests three on suspicion of illegal gambling

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s Career Offender — Burglary, Robbery, Assault (COBRA) and Crime Impact Team (CIT) arrested three people after a raid of a suspected illegal gambling establishment…

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Parks and Rec make adjustments to county programs
Los Angeles County Seal.

Parks and Rec make adjustments to county programs

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation released a statement Friday stating that all adjustments to county programs and events will be made based on LA County Department…

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