Read more about the article House passes defense funding act, to help vital 25th District military programs
Congressman Steve Knight shakes the hands of students as they exit a forum at College of the Canyons on Monday, March 13, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

House passes defense funding act, to help vital 25th District military programs

The House of Representatives passed an annual bill Thursday for national defense funding that funds military programs throughout the 25th Congressional District. Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said many of these…

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Read more about the article Tests show that powder found in 2,600 seized packets not cocaine
One of the 2,600 bindles of cocaine seized during traffic stop in Gorman. photo courtesy the SCV Sheriff's Station.

Tests show that powder found in 2,600 seized packets not cocaine

Detectives are taking a second look at 2,600 small packets seized during a traffic stop last week near Gorman after the powder they contained turned out to be something other…

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Read more about the article SCV’s Moore sworn in as 57th LAPD Chief of Police
Haley Moore (center) pins the LAPD Police Chief badge on her father, LAPD Chief Michel Moore.

SCV’s Moore sworn in as 57th LAPD Chief of Police

LAPD First Assistant Chief Michel R. Moore, who has called the Santa Clarita Valley his home for several years, was sworn in as the department’s 57th chief of police on…

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Read more about the article Santa Clarita named in top-10 U.S. cities with least amount of property crime
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station can be reached by calling 661-260-4000.

Santa Clarita named in top-10 U.S. cities with least amount of property crime

Santa Clarita ranked among the top-10 cities in America to have the least number of property crimes per every thousand people. The latest statistics were compiled by a California firm…

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Read more about the article First ‘Bridge to Health’ event to take place Friday
A chain link fence encloses the Bridge to Home Shelter on Drayton Street on Monday, April 2, 2018. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

First ‘Bridge to Health’ event to take place Friday

Bridge to Home, in partnership with the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, will present the first Bridge to Health Fair event at the health center in Newhall on Friday. The…

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Read more about the article Hillcrest community, county discusses ballot to ‘Keep Hillcrest Green’
This screenshot of a Google Maps look at Hillcrest Parkway demonstrates the reduction in landscaping.

Hillcrest community, county discusses ballot to ‘Keep Hillcrest Green’

Residents of the Hillcrest area in Castaic met Wednesday night to discuss a Los Angeles County ballot mailed out this month regarding their landscaping concerns — which could have a…

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Read more about the article Children’s Hospital Bond Act qualifies for November ballot
A toddler was airlifted by a Los Angeles County Fire Helocopter from a field in Newhall. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Children’s Hospital Bond Act qualifies for November ballot

California voters will decide an initiative to funnel money into state children’s hospitals in the November election. The Children’s Hospital Bond Act of 2018, if passed, would authorize a $1.5…

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Read more about the article Workers knock down brush fire on Golden Valley
A construction worker puts out a 10 by 30 spot fire near the corner of Golden Valley Road and Centre Pointe Parkway on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Workers knock down brush fire on Golden Valley

Workers clearing brush on Golden Valley Road, near the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, knocked down a small brush fire that flared up Thursday afternoon. A spot fire broke on Golden…

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Read more about the article Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall continues with summer schedule
The Thursdays@Newhall series continues with free artistic events.

Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall continues with summer schedule

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series continues its summer schedule in July with free artistic events. Thursdays@Newhall is an ongoing opportunity for residents of Santa Clarita to attend free…

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Read more about the article Newhall district approves budget
Members of the Newhall School District's governing board approved the 2018-19 budget during a Tuesday meeting.

Newhall district approves budget

The Newhall School District approved a budget on Tuesday outlining rapidly rising special education costs and the future deficit spending that is expected to occur following the upcoming school year.…

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Read more about the article Good deed in the bag
Resident of the Canterbury Village Dorena Andreomi picks up her emergency backpack Friday afternoon. Eagle Scout Nicolas Stefanelli prepared emergency backpacks for each unit of the senior community building and has solicited donations that came from the community. Eddy Martinez/The Signal.

Good deed in the bag

Thanks to the effort of one local Eagle Scout candidate, more than 100 seniors in the Santa Clarita Valley are now prepared for their next emergency. The seniors residing at…

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Read more about the article Saugus approves budget
Following the approval of Saugus' budget and the conclusion of Tuesday's meeting of the governing board, SUSD officials gathered to commemorate Superintendent Joan Lucid's final district meeting. Lucid (middle), who will retire on Saturday, is the longest-serving superintendent in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Saugus approves budget

The Saugus Union School District approved a budget on Tuesday that details increasing cost of retirements, potential deficit spending and a huge loss of previously expected state funding. SUSD expects…

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