Hart girls soccer thrives against Newbury Park in first home game of the season
Taylor Moorehead dribbles past a Newbury Park defender in Hart's 4-0 win on Thursday, Dec. 21. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Shrout.

Hart girls soccer thrives against Newbury Park in first home game of the season

It only took about a month, but the Hart girls soccer team finally played in the friendly confines of its own turf field Thursday afternoon. Due to the slew of…

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County approves fine-free student library cards
FILE PHOTO: Jake Lara, 7, looks through books at the Old Town Newhall Library on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

County approves fine-free student library cards

As an incentive for students across Los Angeles County to regularly visit their local libraries, the Board of Supervisors approved fine-free library cards for youth at their meeting this week.…

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Fire and earthquake losses are tax deductible under House bill
Signal file photo: A super scooper works to extinguish the Rye Fire in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Fire and earthquake losses are tax deductible under House bill

The House of Representatives approved $2.6 billion to the Office of the Secretary, among other funding, to provide relief for areas affected by disasters, including California wildfires and earthquakes and…

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New Veterans Services Collaborative space helps veterans with local, V.A. services
The Santa Clarita Valley Veterans Services Collaborative opened doors in December, but is hosting a grand opening ceremony Saturday, Feb. 24.

New Veterans Services Collaborative space helps veterans with local, V.A. services

The Santa Clarita Valley Veterans Services Collaborative opened doors this week on a location to connect veterans with local services and, as was the case a few times Wednesday, help…

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COC’s longest-serving faculty member Don Takeda retires
COC biology and math instructor Don Takeda, center, will retire from his 46-year tenure at College of the Canyons on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. Courtesy Photo

COC’s longest-serving faculty member Don Takeda retires

Source: College of the Canyons For many, Dec. 31, 2017 will simply mark the end of a year, but for Don Takeda, it will mark the end of a 46-year…

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Brian Baker: Different side of concealed carry permits issue
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Brian Baker: Different side of concealed carry permits issue

The Signal published a letter Dec. 15 entitled “Congressman’s law would endanger law enforcement” regarding the legislation pending in Congress that would establish national reciprocity for concealed gun carry permits…

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Oak Tree plans action on suicide prevention
Oak Tree Gun Club Chief Operating Officer Betsy James and Owner Jim Mitchell listen to mental health service providers discuss suicide prevention on Dec. 21, 2017. Gina Ender/ The Signal

Oak Tree plans action on suicide prevention

Local mental health experts met with Oak Tree Gun Club owners on Thursday to create a game plan to tackle firearm-related suicides. Oak Tree owner Jim Mitchell met with the…

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How Santa Clarita deputies helped uncover a human trafficking ring in Canyon Country
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How Santa Clarita deputies helped uncover a human trafficking ring in Canyon Country

When Santa Clarita deputies responded to a report of an assault back in spring of 2016, they uncovered evidence that would lead to one of the first investigations for a…

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Films from 11 CalArtians to appear at Slamdance Festival
The Slamdance Film Festival will be held in Park City, Utah from Jan. 19 to Jan. 25, 2018. Facebook Photo

Films from 11 CalArtians to appear at Slamdance Festival

Eleven original films from current California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) students, faculty and alumni from the institute’s school of Film and Video will appear at the 2018 Slamdance Film…

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Gordon Firemark: Congress must take action to protect America’s ‘town square’

It’s time Congress acted to make the internet a common-carrier and accessible to everybody on equal terms, regardless of content or viewpoint. The internet is the town square of modern…

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