Read more about the article Community gathers to celebrate Chanukah
Abi Bowling (L), music director from Congregation Beth Shalom, directs the combined choirs of Temple Beth Ami and Congregation Beth Shalom during a Chanukah celebration at the Westfield Town Center. Photo Tom Cruze/For the Signal

Community gathers to celebrate Chanukah

Residents from across the Santa Clarita Valley gathered together Wednesday night to celebrate the fifth night of Chanukah at the Westfield Valencia Town Center. Members from Chabad of SCV, Congregation…

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Read more about the article Jim Smith: The peril and noise of Santa Clarita
A young man crosses the street as traffic moves through the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Whites Canyon Road in November. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Jim Smith: The peril and noise of Santa Clarita

I have never written to the editor of a newspaper before, but as a resident of the Santa Clarita Valley since 1973, I’ve seen many positive changes, and unfortunately, a…

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Read more about the article Campaign involving foster child puts SCV County in spotlight
Protesters form a circle and pray on the corner of Ron Ridge Drive and Pamplico Drive in Saugus on Monday, March 21.

Campaign involving foster child puts SCV County in spotlight

All eyes were on Santa Clarita in March when hundreds of people gathered to show support for a pair of foster parents on the verge of losing their 6-year-old foster…

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Read more about the article Two pedestrians struck by vehicles in 24 hour period, one dead another injured
A law enforcement officer walks into a fatal crime scene involving a pedestrian and at least one vehicle on Sierra Highway Monday night. Samie Gebers/Signal

Two pedestrians struck by vehicles in 24 hour period, one dead another injured

This week, two pedestrians were struck by vehicles traveling along Sierra Highway in a 24-hour period. On Monday, 15-year-old Desiree Renee Lawson was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver…

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Read more about the article Canyon girls soccer tough in loss to Simi Valley
Canyon's Madison Jackson (29) tries to beat Simi Valley's Bailey Green (27) to the ball Wednesday at Canyon High School. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Canyon girls soccer tough in loss to Simi Valley

Controversy clouded an otherwise competitive girls soccer match between Canyon High and Simi Valley High on Wednesday morning at Canyon High School as part of the Hart Soccer Showcase. In…

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Read more about the article Victim in fatal hit-and-run accident on Sierra Highway identified
Officials investigate a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and at least one vehicle on Sierra Highway in 2016 Samie Gebers/ Signal

Victim in fatal hit-and-run accident on Sierra Highway identified

The juvenile pedestrian struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Monday night on Sierra Highway has been identified as 15-year-old Desiree Renee Lawson. Officials with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s…

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Read more about the article Former teacher and Western artist uses history, stories to write original music
John Bergstrom performing at OutWest on Main Street in Newhall. Courtesy of John Bergstrom.

Former teacher and Western artist uses history, stories to write original music

Seven years ago, John Bergstrom officially traded his life in the classroom for a life on the stage where he could perform and write Western music full-time. The retired social…

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