COC men’s basketball hangs on for OT win over Santa Monica
College of the Canyons point guard Jacob Lilley dribbles around a Santa Monica defender on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Haley Sawyer/The Signal

COC men’s basketball hangs on for OT win over Santa Monica

It’s been two years since Michael Kalu and Jacob Lilley suited up together at Granada Hills Charter but the chemistry from the former high school teammates was on display Tuesday…

Boys & Girls Club board rolling up sleeves for 2018
Malia Peralta plays with pool balls during the Alumni Barbecue at the Newhall branch of the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club on Saturday. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Boys & Girls Club board rolling up sleeves for 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club welcomed several new board members Tuesday at a governing board retreat. Matt Carpenter, Jenny Ketchepaw, Terry Martin, Frank Oviedo and Lee Watters…

COC breaks ground on new Science Center
From left to right, Board of Trustees member Steve Zimmer, BOT member Edel Alonso, Chancellor Dianne G. Van Hook, BOT Vice President Michael Berger, BOT Clerk Michele Jenkins and BOT member Joan MacGregor at the groundbreaking of the Science Center at the College of the Canyons Canyon Country Campus on Wednesday, Jan, 24, 2018. The science center is one of multiple projects that were funded through the college's bond measure. Courtesy Photo

COC breaks ground on new Science Center

In front of community members and staff, College of the Canyons broke ground on its new Science Center on its Canyon Country Campus Wednesday. “The reason we are building new…

‘Tigerman’ shares anti-bullying message with Stevenson Ranch students
Mark Anthony Ciarlante aka Tigerman holds up his motto, RAH! (Reject All Hate) as he talks to a group of students about the wrongs of bullying at Stevenson Ranch Elementary School on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

‘Tigerman’ shares anti-bullying message with Stevenson Ranch students

The multipurpose room of Stevenson Ranch Elementary School erupted in cheers Wednesday afternoon as Tigerman, the nonviolent superhero, appeared on stage to share his anti-bullying message with the school’s 800…

Pilot program looks for high functioning autistic individuals, employers
Adjunct MFTG Gregory Poteat delivers a presentation to high functioning autistic individuals about becoming a CNC machinist (compute numeric controlled) at Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons in Valencia on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Pilot program looks for high functioning autistic individuals, employers

The Uniquely Abled Academy, a pilot program at COC looking to provide adults with high-functioning autism workforce training to ready them for jobs, is ready for its first fast track…

Annual homeless count kicks off in Santa Clarita
FILE PHOTO From left, Alix Schwartz, 26, Gabby Vera, 27, and Hector Sherman, 30, look at a map next to Valencia Meadows Park as they participate in the annual homeless count on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Annual homeless count kicks off in Santa Clarita

In an effort to raise awareness toward homelessness, improve community resources and improve the lives of those without a place to live, the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count kicked off…

Saugus High cancels class after water main break
The campus was without water since about 7:30 a.m., according to a Saugus High School teacher. Classes for the rest of the day were canceled sometime around noon, according to a staff member.

Saugus High cancels class after water main break

Saugus High officials canceled classes Wednesday afternoon over concerns about the school’s plumbing situation. The campus was without water since about 7:30 a.m., according to a Saugus High School teacher.…

Babies ‘R’ Us to close in Santa Clarita
Jeff Meyer bows to the crowd as he walks across the runway at the London's Calling for a Cause Runway Show put on by Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Sunday. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Babies ‘R’ Us to close in Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita is losing another big-box retailer. Toys 'R' Us, the once undisputed champion of toy sales, the go-to for children of the 1980s seeking the trendiest Barbie or the…

Couple rescued from ravine thanks to deputy going old school – shouting out.
A rescue helicopter hovers over deputies searching Little Tujunga Canyon Road for couple that went over the cliff. photo courtesy of the SCV Sheriff's Station.

Couple rescued from ravine thanks to deputy going old school – shouting out.

  A couple plucked from the bottom of a ravine early Tuesday was rescued not because of repeated tries on a cell phone accessing GPS but by the voice of…

Babies ‘R’ Us to close in Santa Clarita
The Babies "R" Us located at 26573 Carl Boyer Drive in Santa Clarita is slated for closure this year, parent company Toys "R" Us Inc. announced. Austin Dave/The Signal

Babies ‘R’ Us to close in Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita is losing another big-box retailer. Toys 'R' Us, the once undisputed champion of toy sales, the go-to for children of the 1980s seeking the trendiest Barbie or the…

Valencia man pleads not guilty to murder
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies canvass the area surrounding a murder scene in Valencia on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal

Valencia man pleads not guilty to murder

  A Valencia man accused of strangling Brayan “Brian” Jose Rodriguez to death in September pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the charge of murder. Christian Ortiz, 21, appeared Tuesday in…

A Walk on the Beach
Shannon and Pat Coskran. Courtesy photo

A Walk on the Beach

By Pat Coskran, Santa Clarita Contributor   “Let’s take a walk, Shannon.” My 18 year old daughter enthusiastically agrees and we set off from our campsite and head for the…

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