David W. Hegg: Who sets the standards?
Senior Pastor David W. Hegg delivers a sermon about applying The Bible to one's daily life at a Speaking by Listening Conference at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

David W. Hegg: Who sets the standards?

I have purposely waited to comment on the national tragedy we continue to experience in the area of sexual tyranny. News of these acts of predatory sexual harassment, propagated by…

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Council to appoint 2018 mayor
FILE PHOTO: New Santa Clarita mayor Cameron Smyth is sworn in, with his family at his side, by city clerk Mary Cusickon on Dec. 13, 2016. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Council to appoint 2018 mayor

On Tuesday, Mayor Cameron Smyth expects to turn in his gavel before the council votes on who will serve as Santa Clarita’s mayor next year. It’s tradition that the council…

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Through Creek Fire’s flames and heartbreak, Valencia High’s Pharis continues to teach
Cindy Pharis embraces her dog Sketch in her classroom at Valencia High School on Dec. 8, 2017. Pharis lost her home in the Creek Fire on Dec. 5. Austin Dave/The Signal

Through Creek Fire’s flames and heartbreak, Valencia High’s Pharis continues to teach

Paw after paw, after paw, after paw. The pitter-patter of a small black dog accompanied by the sound of a leash dragging across the dusty floor draws the attention of…

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UPDATE: Rye Fire burned more than 6,000 acres, now 35 percent contained
Map of Rye Fire.

UPDATE: Rye Fire burned more than 6,000 acres, now 35 percent contained

  The Rye Fire which threatened several buildings in the Santa Clarita Valley and prompted the evacuation of businesses and schools, was reported to be 35 percent contained Friday, having…

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Federal law enforcement arrests man on suspicion of drug possession
Officer Ken Marcus with the U.S. Forest Service Police pulls an imitation firearm out of a car he was searching on Placerita Canyon Road near the intersection of Running Horse Road on Friday, Dec. 8 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Federal law enforcement arrests man on suspicion of drug possession

  While detectives were probing the discovery of a body on US Forest service land Friday afternoon, a nearby federal law enforcement officer was arresting a man on suspicion of…

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