Read more about the article Deputies seek answers in ‘swatting’ call 
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Courtesy of the city of Santa Clarita.

Deputies seek answers in ‘swatting’ call 

At 1:30 p.m. Friday, L.A. County Fire Department personnel were “staging” on Centurion Way, ready to find and treat any patients connected to the call that brought them to Saugus…

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Read more about the article City to look at $14M investment for ‘clean’ fleet 
Santa Clarita City Hall, as pictured on February, 26, 2020, is located on the 23900 block of Valencia Blvd. Dan Watson/The Signal

City to look at $14M investment for ‘clean’ fleet 

In an effort to make sure the city complies with state energy mandates, Santa Clarita is looking to invest approximately $14 million for its renewable energy fleet at this week’s…

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Read more about the article COC English instructor receives statewide Hayward Award for Excellence in Education
College of the Canyons English instructor Angeli Francois (second from left) received a 2023 Hayward Award for Excellence in Education from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. Courtesy photo.

COC English instructor receives statewide Hayward Award for Excellence in Education

News release  Angeli Francois, a College of the Canyons English adjunct instructor, has received a 2023 Hayward Award for Excellence in Education from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges for…

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Read more about the article Old Orchard Elementary on lockdown as deputies search for suspect 
Sheriff's deputies search along the South Fork of the Santa Clara River for a stolen vehicle theft suspect who fled on foot. Chris Torres/The Signal

Old Orchard Elementary on lockdown as deputies search for suspect 

Old Orchard Elementary School was placed on a hard lockdown Monday afternoon as sheriff’s deputies searched for a stolen vehicle suspect who fled on foot, with deputies pursuing him through…

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Read more about the article Bark for Life celebrates dogs, raises money for cancer 
Event attendee Deanna Valenzuela and her therapy dog Gretel participate in the peanut butter licking contest during the American Cancer Society Bark for Life event at the Canyon Country Community Center on Sunday, March 26, 2023. Gretel beat the other dogs participating in the contest to take home the first place trophy. Chris Torres/The Signal

Bark for Life celebrates dogs, raises money for cancer 

The American Cancer Society hosted Bark for Life on Sunday at the Canyon Country Community Center, which celebrated the leading role dogs can have in relieving stress and raising spirits…

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Read more about the article City hosts Youth Arts Showcase 
Students from the nine schools of the Sulphur Springs School District Chorus sing "This Land is Your Land" as they entertain at the City of Santa Clarita Arts Showcase held at the Newhall Community Center in Newhall on Saturday, 032523. Dan Watson/The Signal

City hosts Youth Arts Showcase 

Joe and Evelyn Santos couldn’t hold back their tears when they saw their son Matthew, who is on the autism spectrum, be recognized for his work at the city of…

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Read more about the article Foodie Festival Fun 
Enjoy chef demos at the Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras Festival held Memorial Day weekend. Photo Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival.

Foodie Festival Fun 

By Michele E. Buttelman  California’s food festivals are back! Last year many food festivals returned to operation, but some were scaled back events and other festivals relocated. In 2023 food…

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Read more about the article Take Time to Go Out of This World 
Aerial view of Palomar Observatory atop Palomar Mountain near San Diego. Photo Palomar/Caltech.

Take Time to Go Out of This World 

By Michele E. Buttelman   From sci-fi to fantasy to real life science Southern California has numerous destinations for your inner “geek” to explore. There is no more exciting way to…

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Read more about the article Zonta celebrates SCV Women in Service 
Event attendees gather while Nicole Miller, the President of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, gives her introduction speech for the Zonta Women in Service Celebration at the Canyon Country Community Center on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Chris Torres/The Signal

Zonta celebrates SCV Women in Service 

Being the presenter of the Carmen Sarro Award has a special meaning for Christine Sexton, other than it being in her mother’s namesake.The award is given each year for “improving…

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Read more about the article <strong>Local rabbi Mark Blazer receives national recognition</strong> 
Rabbi Mark Blazer introduces Bruce Burger, known as RebbeSoul, and Shlomit Levi prior to performing for the people gathered for the ‘RebbeSoul Returns’ public concert at Temple Beth Ami A Reform in Newhall, Calif., on Friday, March 3, 2023. Chris Torres/The Signal

Local rabbi Mark Blazer receives national recognition 

Rabbi Mark Blazer, of Temple Beth Ami, was nationally recognized by the Academy for Jewish Religion on March 16 for serving his community for 25 years.   AJR is a non-denominational…

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