SCV softball players, coaches discuss whether pitchers need masks
Saugus' Libbie McMahan (28) throws a pitch during a softball game at Valencia last season. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

SCV softball players, coaches discuss whether pitchers need masks

As Tim Rorick scrolled through his Facebook news feed several weeks ago, one story grabbed him. The tale detailed a softball pitcher who’d been struck in the face by a…

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Foothill baseball roundup: West Ranch walks off on sacrifice fly in wild win over Hart
West Ranch's Will Chambers watches his basehit fly before heading for first base during a Foothill League baseball game against Hart at West Ranch High School on Friday, April 21, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Foothill baseball roundup: West Ranch walks off on sacrifice fly in wild win over Hart

For more than six innings Friday, West Ranch High played maybe the best baseball of what’s already been a season to write home about. “Then there was a series of…

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Senator Wilk amends water district bill to reflect role of agencies
Proposed districts if the consolidation of Castaic Lake Water Agency and the Newhall County Water District are finalized via legislation.

Senator Wilk amends water district bill to reflect role of agencies

Responding to concerns voiced here and in Sacramento over apparent omissions that involve at least two local water retailers, Senator Scott Wilk has amended his bill accordingly. Amendments to SB634…

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David Hegg: What Social Media Has Taught Us
David Hegg is senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church and a Santa Clarita resident. "Ethically Speaking" runs Saturdays in The Signal.

David Hegg: What Social Media Has Taught Us

Normally I advise people to stay away from articles listing 7 essentials for this, 5 hacks to improve that, or 10 ways to make your life better. I often find…

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High schoolers show off skills in culinary competition
Saugus student Katie Mularky, left, and classmate Katie Armendariz, right, prepare their chicken caprese with fresh linguine dish with some help from West Ranch student Sedona Vivirito, center, during the second annual Chef Throwdown at West Ranch High School on Friday, April 21, 2017. Mularky and Armendariz won the competition. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

High schoolers show off skills in culinary competition

With aprons on and paring knives in hand, 24 local high school students competed in the Hart School District’s second annual Culinary Arts Throw Down Competition Friday afternoon. Katie Mularky…

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Earth Day: Death of a heritage oak
The 150-year old heritage oak tree in 2006 before high winds send its limbs crashing to the ground. Photo by Jim Holt/The Signal

Earth Day: Death of a heritage oak

Drivers cruising through the parking lot of the Bridgeport Marketplace of restaurants and YogaWorks Valencia, perhaps taking advantage of the Wells Fargo ATM drive-thru, might notice in the expanse of…

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Tech entrepreneur plans resort at former Robinson Ranch
This rendering depicts a planned two-story, 100-room resort hotel with a wellness center, spa and fitness center on the first floor, and yoga and meditation deck upstairs. Courtesy rendering.

Tech entrepreneur plans resort at former Robinson Ranch

Sand Canyon Country Club, now open for golf, could include hotels and more by 2019. A year after buying Robinson Ranch Golf Club, tech entrepreneur Steve Kim has renamed it…

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