David W. Hegg: Fulfillment of promise and integrity
David Hegg is senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church and a Santa Clarita resident. "Ethically Speaking" runs Saturdays in The Signal.

David W. Hegg: Fulfillment of promise and integrity

Perhaps nothing demonstrates a person’s integrity more than his or her willingness to keep a promise. As the great Alaskan poet Robert Service once wrote: “A promise made is a…

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Silvia Gutierrez, Hunt Braly: Serving the needs of the homeless
Volunteer Kathy Vance, left, and her family join members of the Smile! Group from Valencia High School as they serve dinners to the clients at the homeless shelter in Santa Clarita on Dec. 29, 2011. Dan Watson/The Signal

Silvia Gutierrez, Hunt Braly: Serving the needs of the homeless

Bridge to Home is one of the primary nonprofit homeless service agencies in the Santa Clarita Valley. It began in 1996 when a small group of local, caring volunteers saw…

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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
Diane Collins, 3, tells Santa Claus what she wants for Christmas this year during the annual Lion's Club Santa Float on Castaic this month. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Editor’s note: In 1897, 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon of New York wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Sun asking if her friends were correct and Santa Claus…

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Bowl season opens for SCV products
Wisconsin fullback Leon Jacobs (32) celebrates an interception against Minnesota during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 31-17. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Bowl season opens for SCV products

This holiday season, Santa Clarita Valley alumni will play in bowl games large and small. Some made news long before their game kicks off, and others already had stellar performances.…

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