SCV Chamber of Commerce to host Sacramento Update
From left, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, State Treasurer Fiona Ma and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, are expected to participate in the update,Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, State Treasurer Fiona Ma and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, are expected to participate in the update. The webinar is set for 2 p.m. July 17, 2020. Courtesy photos

SCV Chamber of Commerce to host Sacramento Update

By Signal Staff The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Sacramento Update, with an update from state officials, including the lieutenant governor and state treasurer. The special…

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Acts of Kindness: Enough food to last the summer
Vesta driver Lorenzon Cisnaros unloads one of five pallets of food from the delivery truck at Santa Clarita Grocery in Santa Clarita on Friday, May 29, 20. Dan Watson/The Signal

Acts of Kindness: Enough food to last the summer

In a multiagency partnership, several Santa Clarita Valley nonprofits were able to receive enough food donations to allow them to serve thousands of local families in need. As food banks…

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Rowher Fire at 60% containment, 625 acres
A water dropping helicopter makes a drop on a brush fire near Rowher Flats in Agua Dulce on Wednesday, July 01, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Rowher Fire at 60% containment, 625 acres

The fast-spreading Rowher Fire in Agua Dulce reached about 625 acres overnight, with approximately 60% containment as of Thursday afternoon.  On Thursday morning, the fire was mapped by aircraft, while…

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Meadows staff send off colleague with drive-by surprise party
Kim Newman is surprised by co-workers from Meadows Elementary School as they do a 25 year drive-by retirement parade for her in Valencia on Friday, June 26, 20. Dan Watson/The Signal

Meadows staff send off colleague with drive-by surprise party

Kim Newman’s colleagues considered her the face of Meadows Elementary School, so when it came time for her to retire after more than 25 years at the school, she said…

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Henry Mayo reports additional COVID-19-related death, bringing SCV total to 32

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed Wednesday that one additional person had died at the hospital due to complications related to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths within the…

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L.A. County continues to see spike in COVID-19 cases

Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials announced 2,779 additional COVID-19 cases Tuesday and 45 new deaths, bringing the countywide total to 103,529 and 3,369, respectively.  This is the third…

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Housing market takes a hit in May
Crews work to finish a row of new houses being built as part of the Skyline Ranch development project near Plum Canyon Park. While the market supply has been listed as a challenge by Realtors, there are new homes and projects under way across the SCV. PHOTOS BY BOBBY BLOCK / THE SIGNAL

Housing market takes a hit in May

After monthslong closures amid the coronavirus pandemic, the real estate market has begun to see the impacts of the shutdown, as the number of home and condo sales in the…

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Staying above water during quarantine
Tackle Express Manager Steve Castillo, left, and sales associates Harry Roberts and James Schneider. Tackle Express is one of the businesses able to stay open during the quarantine, and even saw an uptick as people sought safe refuge by the water. PHOTO BY DAN WATSON / THE SIGNAL

Staying above water during quarantine

While the coronavirus pandemic forced numerous businesses across the Santa Clarita Valley to shutter, others were able to navigate restrictions and come out on top. Tackle Express, a fishing store…

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Law enforcement supporters rally in Valencia
Demonstrators line Valencia Boulevard near the intersection with McBean Parkway Monday afternoon in support of law enforcement officers. June 29, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

Law enforcement supporters rally in Valencia

Dozens of Santa Clarita Valley residents gathered in Valencia on Monday for a rally to show support for law enforcement. Supporters stood at the intersection of Valencia Boulevard and McBean…

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L.A. County beaches closed, fireworks prohibited for Fourth of July weekend
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L.A. County beaches closed, fireworks prohibited for Fourth of July weekend

As the Fourth of July approaches, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials announced a modified health officer order issued Monday to close county beaches and prohibit fireworks displays…

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