Local roundup: West Ranch and Canyon basketball teams continue to roll in tournament action

Prep boys basketball West Ranch 62, Agoura 42 Andrew Austin led West Ranch (8-3) with 22 points. Austin Galuppo 12 rebounds, six assists and six steals to go with eight…

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SCCS boys basketball embracing experience at top-flight holiday tournament

It’s a traditional preleague cliche for teams to say they'll challenge themselves heading into their respective league play. That’s been more than just lip service for the Santa Clarita Christian…

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Saugus girls basketball surpasses last season’s win total with victory over Poly
Monique Febles (1) of Saugus dribbles towards the hoop during a home match against Francis Polytechnic Senior High on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Saugus girls basketball surpasses last season’s win total with victory over Poly

It took the Saugus girls basketball team until Feb. 4 of last season to pick up their 13th win of the season. When the Centurions entered the gym Thursday night,…

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Legislative roundup: Acosta reflects on 2017, looks ahead to 2018
From right to left, Bob Slocum, Assemblyman Dante Acosta and Carolyn Acosta unveil the Fallen Warriors Monument at Veterans Historical Plaza in Newhall on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Legislative roundup: Acosta reflects on 2017, looks ahead to 2018

Assemblyman Dante Acosta said the past legislative session was successful, but not without disappointments. The freshman assemblyman and former Santa Clarita city councilman said Thursday that several bills he presented…

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Beyond the overdose: addiction’s deadly side effects
Dr. Darrin Privett speaks about the effects of drugs he sees in the emergency room at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital before hundreds of attendees at the city's third "Heroin Kills" symposium held at the Santa Clartia Sports Complex in 2013. Photo by Dan Watson.

Beyond the overdose: addiction’s deadly side effects

Less than 10 days before Christmas, another Santa Clarita Valley family lost a son to the heroin epidemic. It wasn’t an overdose, but a growing concern that’s associated with the…

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Los Angeles County Sheriff announces significant decreases in crime rates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cmV8Uuy7jM The following is a news release provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via Nixle. In a continuing effort to provide transparency to the public, Sheriff Jim McDonnell…

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SCV in recovery: Alex’s story
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials suspect that as many as a half-dozen people have died of drug overdoses this year. The "SCV in Recovery" series is looking at the work of the Sheriff's Station's J-Team in its daily fight against addiction.

SCV in recovery: Alex’s story

Ed. note: This story is the first in an occasional series looking at Santa Clarita Valley residents who are in recovery or part of the constant struggle with the disease…

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