Read more about the article Valencia boys lacrosse pulls off close win over Village Christian
Valencia's Garrett Hixson (21) tries to grab a loose ball before a pack of Village Christian players converges on him, while fellow Vikings play tight defense, during a lacrosse match at Valencia on Friday, April 28, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Valencia boys lacrosse pulls off close win over Village Christian

With five minutes remaining in the game and a three-goal lead in hand, Valencia High lacrosse’s Brendan Barry addressed his team after a time out. “Empty all the tanks right…

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Read more about the article David Hegg: Self-identity, accountability and common sense
David Hegg is senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church and a Santa Clarita resident. "Ethically Speaking" runs Saturdays in The Signal.

David Hegg: Self-identity, accountability and common sense

Why aren’t we, to a person, laughing hilariously? How come, as a society, we aren’t howling, sliding under the table teared up with sides splitting, and just generally guffawing all…

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Read more about the article Hart baseball rebounds against Golden Valley
Hart's Matt Elser (5) watches his hit during a baseball game against Golden Valley on Friday. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Hart baseball rebounds against Golden Valley

Considering all the time he spent away from the mound last year, it’d be hard to blame Bryce Collins for not wanting to leave it Friday. Hart’s junior righty, who…

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Read more about the article KLAWS club photographs shelter animals to encourage public adoptions
Students in the KLAWS (Kids Loving Animals within Shelters) club photograph dogs as part of their "Focus on Forever" event in the hopes of getting dogs at the Castaic Animal Shelter adopted on April 28, 2017. Christina Cox/The Signal

KLAWS club photographs shelter animals to encourage public adoptions

Students in the Kids Loving Animals within Shelters (KLAWS) club at Castaic Middle School returned to the Castaic Animal Shelter Friday to photograph dogs in the hopes of getting them…

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Read more about the article Saugus resident, LAUSD teacher reflects on time as a California Teacher of the Year
California Teacher of the Year Isela Lieber. Courtesy of Keyla Galicia

Saugus resident, LAUSD teacher reflects on time as a California Teacher of the Year

Earlier this year, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teacher Isela Lieber was one of five teachers named a 2017 California Teacher of the Year. “I was very honored and…

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Read more about the article Valley View opens inclusive playground for students of all abilities
Pablito Gonzalez, 4, plays on the new accessible playground at Valley View Community School with his nurse Ann Tosta following a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, April 28, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Valley View opens inclusive playground for students of all abilities

Valley View Community School is ensuring that all students, no matter their ability, have a chance to play and grow together at the school’s new state-of-the-art, inclusive playground. Opened to…

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Read more about the article Locals look for jobs at hiring fest
A representative from People's Care talks with an attendee at the America's Job Center of California Hiring Fest on April 28, 2017.

Locals look for jobs at hiring fest

With résumés in hand, community members gathered at College of the Canyons on Friday morning for the monthly hiring fest hosted by America’s Job Center of California. Derrick Joseph, business…

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