Read more about the article West Ranch shuts out Buena on the road, 49-0
West Ranch’s Luke DePerno (18) jumps to celebrate with Jack Samuelson (4) after DePerno scored the first touchdown of a non-league game between the West Ranch Wildcats and the St. Francis Golden Knights at the Valencia High School Football Field on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. Chris Torres/The Signal

West Ranch shuts out Buena on the road, 49-0

The West Ranch Wildcats (2-0) showed that their offensive explosion in their opening game last week was no fluke, shutting out Buena (0-2) on the road Friday, 49-0.  “Right now,…

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Read more about the article Castaic drops second game to Royal, 41-20
Castaic’s Ethan Zischke (22) drops a pass during the second quarter of a non-league football game between the Castaic Coyotes and the Adelanto Saints at the Valencia High School Football Field on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. Chris Torres/The Signal

Castaic drops second game to Royal, 41-20

The Castaic Coyotes (0-2) dropped their second-ever varsity football game, and first on the road, at Royal (2-0) on Friday, 41-20.  “We played hard. We just got beat by a…

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Read more about the article Sheriff’s deputy crashes patrol vehicle, later found at home
Sheriff's deputies stand watch as the investigation continues Friday night on Pico Canyon Road after an off-duty deputy crashed a patrol vehicle and left the scene. Trevor Morgan/The Signal

Sheriff’s deputy crashes patrol vehicle, later found at home

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was involved in a traffic collision near the intersection of Pico Canyon Road and North Southern Oaks Drive in Stevenson Ranch on Friday night,…

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Read more about the article Saugus improves to 2-0, beats Moorpark, 41-13
Saugus quarterback Tj Cataldi (2) takes the ball inside the 10 yard line to set up the second touchdown for Saugus against Moorpark at College of the Canyons on Friday, 082622. Dan Watson/The Signal

Saugus improves to 2-0, beats Moorpark, 41-13

The Saugus Centurions (2-0) put on an offensive clinic Friday night at College of the Canyons’ Cougar Stadium, finishing with 365 total yards of offense in their 41-13 home win…

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Read more about the article Canyon rolls Hueneme 28-7, off to best start in years  
Canyon’s Ganisten Turner runs through defenders in the first quarter of a non-league game between the Cowboys and the Hueneme Vikings at the Canyon High School football field on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. Chris Torres/The Signal

Canyon rolls Hueneme 28-7, off to best start in years  

By Justin Vigil-Zuniga   Signal Sports Writer   In the Canyon football (2-0) non-league home opener against the Hueneme Vikings (0-2), the Cowboys defense swarmed nearly every Hueneme play throughout the night.…

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Read more about the article Childhood pen pals finally meet in their 50s
Pen pals Karen Lin, left, and Dr. May Lin Tao meet at Tao's office at the Outpatient Surgery Building at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia on Thursday, 082522. Dan Watson/The Signal

Childhood pen pals finally meet in their 50s

A few months ago, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital received a random email through the patient portal from someone named Karen Lin saying that a radiation oncology doctor there was her…

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Read more about the article Stevenson Ranch residents seek one last appeal against wireless tower
Stevenson Ranch residents Annette Peterson, left, and Tiffany Hedgpeth stand on the steps leading to Stevenson Ranch Elementary School, which overlooks the proposed site of a 75-foot communications tower in Stevenson Ranch on Friday, 082622. Dan Watson/The Signal

Stevenson Ranch residents seek one last appeal against wireless tower

Group says tower could negatively impact health, property value of community  A proposed new AT&T wireless communication facility in the Stevenson Ranch has caused an uproar among residents, who now…

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Read more about the article City Council candidates square off in first 2022 forum
Santa Clarita City Council candidates participate in a forum at College of the Canyons on Thursday, hosted by the Valley Industry Association. Each candidate was given two minutes to respond for each question. Photo by Caleb Lunetta

City Council candidates square off in first 2022 forum

The nine candidates for Santa Clarita City Council — three incumbents and six challengers — met all together for the first time on Thursday, participating in a forum and answering questions…

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Read more about the article COC culinary program offers free lunch to students
College of the Canyons Culinary Arts Chief Instructor Michelle Razzano, left, welcomes some of the estimate 500 COC students as they attend the Campaign to End Hunger,free lunch event held at College of the Canyons in Valencia on Thursday, 082522. Dan Watson/The Signal

COC culinary program offers free lunch to students

For many students at College of the Canyons, the free lunch offered by the campus’ Institute for Culinary Education on Thursday was a great way to start the semester and…

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Read more about the article Food for Fines: Donate necessities to clear library fines
The Old Town Newhall library. Dan Watson/The Signal

Food for Fines: Donate necessities to clear library fines

The Santa Clarita Public Library will be partnering with local organizations to provide necessities for those in need throughout the valley with Food for Fines, Sept. 1-30.  All three library…

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Read more about the article Saugus on fire; sweeps West Ranch in league opener  
Shelby Scott (21) of Saugus and Dani Clewis (26) of West Ranch go up for a ball at Saugus High School on Thursday, 082522. Dan Watson/The Signal

Saugus on fire; sweeps West Ranch in league opener  

By Justin Vigil-Zuniga   Signal Sports Writer   The Centurions girls volleyball team’s (9-0, 1-0) hot start carried into their league play as Saugus swept the visiting Wildcats (2-2, 1-1) on Thursday. …

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Read more about the article Man arrested on suspicion of two counts of arson
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station on Golden Valley Road.

Man arrested on suspicion of two counts of arson

A man was arrested on suspicion of two counts of arson on Thursday, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials.   According to an email to The Signal from Deputy…

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Read more about the article SCV man accused of sexually assaulting child, fleeing from deputies returns to court
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SCV man accused of sexually assaulting child, fleeing from deputies returns to court

A 41-year-old Canyon Country man accused of sexually assaulting a child and fleeing from deputies returned to court on Thursday.   Humberto Guzman Lemus was arrested in December 2020 and subsequently…

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Read more about the article Acton truck driver is the real wheel
A step van driver competes in the driving course at the National Truck Driving and Step Van Driving Championships last week at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Photo courtesy of FedEx Ground

Acton truck driver is the real wheel

An Acton FedEx truck driver with 1 million accident-free miles behind him competed in the annual American Trucking Associations’ 85th National Truck Driving and Step Van Driving Championships last week…

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Read more about the article American Odyssey: After fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, local veteran finds the road to recovery is across the country.
Veteran Richard Rivadeneira who rode his bike across America, stands on the Chuck Pontius Commuter/Bike Trail in Valencia on Wednesday, 082422. Dan Watson/The Signal

American Odyssey: After fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, local veteran finds the road to recovery is across the country.

It's no easy feat cycling more than 3,700 miles coast to coast through mountains, prairies, endless horizons of cornfields, over streams and rivers, and against the winds of the great…

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