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Castaic school district looking to expand on landfill concerns 

The Castaic Union School District governing board last week chose to table a resolution that would have signaled the district’s stance on the odor issues stemming from the Chiquita Canyon Landfill.  According to Superintendent Bob Brauneisen, the district is still looking to release something in the future, but needs additional information to be added to make it more complete after

Graduating students move their tassels from the right to the left during COC's commencement ceremony at the Honor Grove on Friday, May 31. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

‘Dedicated to your success’

COC’s Class of 2024 acknowledges commitment from faculty and family  Hundreds of students marched to “Pomp and Circumstance,” following the lead of “The COC Cougar Mascot,” to celebrate the culmination

College briefs

College Brief for May 30

2 local students named to University of Mississippi chancellor’s honor roll  The University of Mississippi announced that students named to the fall 2023 honor roll lists, including chancellor’s honor roll,

Nicole Brooks

From COC to the University of Cambridge 

News release  When Nicole Brooks leafed through the College of the Canyons fall 2022 class schedule, a British literature course caught her eye.   The course sounded like just what the

“Wings of Freedom,” by Alex Coons.

Garcia announces congressional art winners 

News release  Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Alex Coons, a sophomore at Vasquez High School from Acton, has been selected as the winner of the 2024 Congressional Art

Student, Job Macasaet (4) shoots against staff member Jonathan Choi (13) in the final seconds of the Staff vs. Students basketball game at La Mesa Junior High School in Santa Clarita on Wednesday. Final score 36-33. The staff have been undefeated in past 12 years of the annual game, 051524. Dan Watson/The Signal

Students vs. Staff at La Mesa

La Mesa Junior High School recently held its students vs. staff basketball game. Photos by Dan Watson/The Signal

College briefs

College Brief for May 23

Local student earns dean’s list recognition at Valdosta State University  Valdosta State University announced Amir Bishop, of Valencia, has earned a spot on the fall 2023 dean’s list.  Dean’s list

Paramedics called to Saugus district office  

L.A. County Fire Department officials responded to the Saugus Union School District Office late Tuesday afternoon for a medical emergency involving the district’s superintendent, according to a source at the