Politics and government

Schiavo announces re-election bid

News release   Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, D-Chatsworth, has announced she has officially filed to run for re-election to continue representing the 40th Assembly District, which includes

Santa Clarita City Hall

Upgrades OK’ed for McBean Parkway 

The Santa Clarita City Council approved Tuesday traffic changes to McBean Parkway that’s meant to improve circulation around the SCV’s only hospital.   The work is

A group of demonstrators gather at the corner of McBean Parkway and Valencia Boulevard in Valencia to support striking transit drivers on Wednesday morning, 110123. Dan Watson/The Signal

MV, drivers back at bargaining table 

After nearly two months of a strike, MV Transportation gave an offer that the members of Teamsters Union Local 572 are expected to consider Sunday,

Patsy Ayala

Ayala declares candidacy for City Council

News release  City of Santa Clarita Planning Commissioner Patsy Ayala has declared her candidacy for the 2024 City Council to represent District 1, which includes

AQMD delays release of landfill report 

Air Quality Management District officials said Tuesday they’re unable to release a report from Chiquita Canyon Landfill about how much chemical the landfill has leaked

Santa Clarita bus drivers demonstrate back in Octoberin front of a city transit center. Katherine Quezada/ The Signal

Bus strike heads into eighth week  

  While a Santa Clarita city official sought to address claims Tuesday that the city isn’t doing enough to end the bus strike, more than

Founding member of City Council dies

Founding member of City Council dies 

  One of Santa Clarita’s original City Council members and someone who helped lead the effort for the city’s creation, Jan Heidt, died Monday, according

Castaic Area Town Council member Oshea Orchid

Castaic council gains new member 

The Castaic Area Town Council recently named its newest member, who happens to also be involved in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Chiquita Canyon Landfill, a