Local pols feel ‘Super’ charged over Falcons

Call it a “Super’’ majority. In a landslide, Santa Clarita politicians are overwhelmingly for the Atlanta Falcons over the New England Patriots in Sunday’s Super Bowl. Of the eight area

Barger pushes for Measure H passage

For Kathryn Barger, Measure H is Topic A. The newly minted County Supervisor from the Fifth District, which includes Santa Clarita, met with The Signal’s editorial board on Friday –

Are ya ready for some … budget?!

A day after the Super Bowl, budget season kicks off in Santa Clarita. Good seats are still available. The approximately six-month process of formalizing the city’s fiscal 2017-2018 spending plan

County begins Measure H info rollout

On March 7, Los Angeles County voters will cast ballots on Measure H, an initiative that amounts to a simple one-quarter percent sales-tax increase to fund homeless relief. But behind

Knight pushes resolution on pediatric brain cancer

Janet Demeter of Agua Dulce first heard the words “diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma” in 2012, just after her son Jack celebrated his third birthday. The little boy whom Demeter remembers

Henry Stern, Feel The Stern,

Stern proposes clean-energy storage push

State Sen. Henry Stern on Monday announced a proposal to “double down” on clean-energy storage in Southern California, a move he said would be a step toward limiting reliance on

He ‘called’ Thursday’s quake

The phone call came to The Signal’s office around 1 p.m. on Thursday. “We’re going to get another earthquake. It could happen today or two years from now, but based

Miranda gets set for City Council debut

Last Tuesday night, he got called up to The Show. This Tuesday night, City Council rookie Bill Miranda makes his debut. “The big thing is, for the next few sessions,

Anti-hate proclamation not on Council agenda yet

There are 21 items on the City Council’s agenda Tuesday night. Not among them is the proclamation promised in December by Councilman Bob Kellar against bigotry and intolerance. Though only

Wilk bill battles synthetic drugs

State Sen. Scott Wilk on Wednesday announced a measure to regulate so-called synthetic recreational drugs in California – something he called “a growing threat to our children and our communities.’’