Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Earth Day
Student Services President Matthew Moffitt assists in the planting of North Park Elementary School's donated tree. (Photo Courtesy of Traci Utz)

Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Earth Day

As Santa Clarita Valley residents prepare for the city’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival, nearly 100 kids packed the sunshine-filled schoolyard of North Park Elementary to spread environmental awareness Friday.…

Triumph Foundation bring families and friends together for the 7th annual Wheelchair Festival
Participants at the Triumph Foundation at the Skate Park in Santa Clarita. Georgia Rios/The Signal

Triumph Foundation bring families and friends together for the 7th annual Wheelchair Festival

From all across the Santa Clarita Valley, athletes, families and friends came together to take part in the annual Wheelchair Festival, put on by the Triumph Foundation “It’s big for…

David Hegg: Finding time for beauty
David Hegg is senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church and a Santa Clarita resident. "Ethically Speaking" runs Saturdays in The Signal.

David Hegg: Finding time for beauty

Have you even noticed that, with all the surprises and unpredictable intrusions life throws at us, what we find most tiring are the very predictable ways our days unfold. There…

Jason Gibbs: SB-54 and the sanctuary state
Signal file photo of the state's Capitol building in Sacramento

Jason Gibbs: SB-54 and the sanctuary state

Since my previous opinion piece regarding SB-54 and California’s overall intent to limit municipality interaction with the federal government regarding immigration enforcement, the City of Santa Clarita placed on the…

Vote now on this week’s poll question
A compactor rolls over the exposed trash at a 200X200 foot "working face" site at the Chiquita Canyon Landfill in Castaic in 2014. As soon as the the trash is spread and compacted it is immediately covered with dirt and the working face site moves forward. This view looks south-west towards the new proposed expansion site, and In the distance is the tall ridge which blocks the land fill from view of surrounding communities. Dan Watson/Signal

Vote now on this week’s poll question

Should the mitigation funding from Chiquita Canyon Landfill be distributed by L.A County to assure it is used properly, or should it go directly to the local councils? [socialpoll id="2499734"]

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