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COC Board Reflects on Election at Meeting

The College of the Canyons trustees meeting Wednesday was a mixture of work and pleasure. Two trustees on the Santa Clarita Community College District board, Joan MacGregor and Ernie Tichenor, were re-elected Tuesday in what both described as a difficult and not always pleasant race.
 
This story can be found in today’s Signal!

Officials Vow to Improve Schools

Principals from two Hart district schools that have scores below the state’s goal recently told board members they intend to improve student achievement at their school. La Mesa Junior High School Principal Pete Fries gave a light hearted, yet serious overview of  his school's performance to the William S. Hart Union High School District school board on Wednesday, saying he intends for the school to become "the most in demand junior high school in the Santa Clarita Valley."

I-5 Lane Closures For Pavement Repairs 11/14-11/19

Caltrans will close the following lanes and ramps of the northbound and southbound Golden State Freeway (I-5) from Vista Del Lago (about two miles north of Castaic) to Frazier Park, as part of a one-year, 40-mile project to repair lanes on I-5 damaged from this year’s heavy rainstorms:

 

Kings Win 4-2

 

On Friday night, the Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2.  Be sure to tune into KHTS on Sunday at 1:30, when the Kings will take on the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Audit Finds Parole Policy Started By Gov. Davis Set Up For Failure From Beginn

In an effort to find out why California’s recidivism rate for parolees is twice the national average, Senator George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) requested an audit of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in April 2005 and yesterday afternoon the State Auditor’s office released its findings. “It’s clear from this audit, that under Governor Davis’ administration, the Department of Corrections failed to establish a parole policy that would be effective.  They did not focus on establishing performance measurements to determine if the policy is working and rates of recidi

City Voters Views Differ from States in Special Election

The majority of California & Los Angeles County residents who voted in Tuesday's statewide election said no to eight propositions, but if it had just been up to the city of Santa Clarita, five of the propositions would have been approved.For example, Santa Clarita voters were in favor of Proposition 73...  Get the details in Friday's Signal.

Boards OK Five-Year Water Plan

Two Newhall County Water District directors dissent, citing reliance on pending supply transfer.The boards of directors for the Newhall County Water District & the Castaic Lake Water Agency approved adoption of the 2005 final Urban Water Management Plan...  Get the details in Friday's Signal.