Saugus singles players leave it all on the court at Foothill League prelims
Canyon's Amber Kashay returns a volley at the Foothill League Prelims at the Paseo Club in Valencia Wednesday morning. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Saugus singles players leave it all on the court at Foothill League prelims

Last season, Saugus tennis player Emily Christensen fell short of the Foothill League semifinals. She was determined to get there this year but achieving that goal meant going through a…

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Local legislators call on feds to help people subjected to power outages
FILE PHOTO A worker from Southern California Edison works to restore power in Saugus on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Local legislators call on feds to help people subjected to power outages

State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, requested federal assistance this week for rural communities, including parts of the Santa Clarita…

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Trinity volleyball outlasts Bishop Diego to advance to semifinals
Trinity Classical Academy outside hitter Tori Fay with the kill against Bishop Diego at Henry Mayo Fitness Center on Wednesday.

Trinity volleyball outlasts Bishop Diego to advance to semifinals

With their backs against the wall and facing elimination, Trinity Classical Academy dug deep in a CIF-Southern Section Division 8 quarterfinals girls volleyball match against Bishop Diego at the Henry…

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Vikings, Wildcats dominate doubles in Foothill League girls tennis prelims

On Wednesday afternoon, Sydney Tamondong was visibly emotional after securing a spot in the Foothill League doubles semifinals. “I’m so excited,” the sophomore said. “Honestly, it's just a great experience…

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Searching the ashes
Rubble is all that remains of the Corrales/Hull family's home in Canyon Country after the Tick Fire. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Emily Alvarenga/The Signal

Searching the ashes

Friends, family and neighbors worked through 60 to 70 mph winds on Wednesday morning, as ash and debris blew through the air, searching for Casey, Sam Hull’s missing dog. Casey,…

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5 hurt, taken to hospital, in pileup near brush fire site
A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

5 hurt, taken to hospital, in pileup near brush fire site

Five people were injured late Wednesday afternoon in a pileup on Highway 14, near the scene of firefighting efforts to extinguish a 30-acre brush fire.  The multi-vehicle crash happened a…

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Sand Canyon family displaced after methane found escaping under their home
HazMat crew members converge on home in Sand Canyon. Signal photo, Bobby Block

Sand Canyon family displaced after methane found escaping under their home

A Sand Canyon family was displaced from their home mid-afternoon Wednesday after fire officials discovered methane escaping from under their house. About 3:20 p.m., fire officials tracked escaping methane to…

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Fire cause investigators scour Tick Fire source
Human remains were discovered in Canyon Country near an area affected by the Tick Fire Saturday. Bobby Block / The Signal.

Fire cause investigators scour Tick Fire source

In the daily Tick Fire updates posted by fire officials, one column on their checklist — alongside homes destroyed, acres burned, residents displaced — has remained unchanged since the fire…

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Canyon High School Theater celebrates first musical competition win in four years
Canyon High School theater director Art Miller (back, right) poses with his ten students who won first place in the musical category at last weekend's DTASC competition. Matt Fernandez/ The Signal

Canyon High School Theater celebrates first musical competition win in four years

While Wednesday is usually the dreaded “hump day” of the week, this Wednesday was especially sweet for the Canyon High School drama program, which celebrated awards students earned over the weekend at the Drama Teachers Association of Southern California, or DTASC, competition, with cupcakes and sparkling juice in champagne glasses.

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