Valencia resident throws drive-by July 4 parade for neighbors
Event organizer Jocelyn Reyes, center, leads a group as they dance in the street as part of a Fourth of July celebration on Conde Drive in Valencia on Saturday, July 04, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Valencia resident throws drive-by July 4 parade for neighbors

When Valencia resident Jocelyn Reyes found out that the local Fourth of July Parade and fireworks display would not take place due to the pandemic, she thought to organize a…

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Deputies detain one after reports of person in ski mask possibly armed
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Deputies detain one after reports of person in ski mask possibly armed

One person was detained in Newhall on the Fourth of July after law enforcement received reports of a man with a ski mask possibly armed.  The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s…

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City Council visits winners of Fourth of July Patriotic Tour
City of Santa Clarita Mayor, Cameron Smyth, right, presents the City of Santa Clarita's 2020 4th of July Patriotic Tour Grand Prize to Mike Herrington and Nicole Fox-Herrington for their 4th of July home decorations on Saturday, July 04, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

City Council visits winners of Fourth of July Patriotic Tour

This year’s Santa Clarita Independence Day parade was canceled due to the pandemic but the Americana celebrations came knocking at the door of a handful of local residents’ homes as…

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Cub Scout pack plants 400 American Flags in local neighborhoods
Cub Scout Xander Sears, 8, left, plants a flag in the yard of one of 60 homes on Juniper Springs Drive in Canyon Country with the help of his Boy Scout brothers Zachary, 15, center, and Skyler, 12 in honor of the fourth of July on Saturday, July, 04, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Cub Scout pack plants 400 American Flags in local neighborhoods

Every year, Scouts of Cub Scout Pack 494 make sure the hundreds of spectators of the Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade have American flags to wave during the traditional…

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Dog fatally struck by vehicle shortly after fireworks go off
SCV deputies respond to a traffic hazard call involving a dog fatally struck by a vehicle shortly after fireworks go off in the area on July 3, 2020. Courtesy of Ed Nicewicz

Dog fatally struck by vehicle shortly after fireworks go off

A small dog was fatally struck by a vehicle while running on a Canyon Country street shortly after fireworks in the area went off Friday night, law enforcement officials said. …

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Hiker airlifted from Whitney Canyon Park to hospital
One person airlifted from Whitney Canyon Park on July 4, 2020. Dan Watson/ The Signal

Hiker airlifted from Whitney Canyon Park to hospital

A woman was transported to the hospital via helicopter after hiking in a Newhall trail on Saturday afternoon.  The Los Angeles County Fire Department received reports of a medical emergency…

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Proposed 375-home project in Saugus moved for Planning Commission discussion in August
Santa Clarita City Hall, as pictured on February, 26, 2020, is located on the 23900 block of Valencia Blvd. Dan Watson/The Signal

Proposed 375-home project in Saugus moved for Planning Commission discussion in August

The city of Santa Clarita has extended the time to mid-August for the Planning Commission to discuss whether it will approve a 375-home proposal in Saugus.  After their June 2…

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Kids deliver pizza to SCV deputies
Maya Cohen, 9, left, presents a hand-drawn poster that reads "kids for cops' to Sheriff's Deputies Ron Gore, center and Jose Alarcon as a group of three families deliver pizzas to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station to support law enforcement on Friday, July 03, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Kids deliver pizza to SCV deputies

With several boxes of warm, toasty pizza, seven Santa Clarita children crossed a Valencia intersection on Friday to make a special delivery “to give back to those who protect us,”…

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PHOTO: Smith delivers PPE gowns to Santa Clarita Convalescent Hospital
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PHOTO: Smith delivers PPE gowns to Santa Clarita Convalescent Hospital

Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, (center) delivers 600 personal protective equipment gowns, secured in partnership with the Los Angeles BizFed Institute, to staff at the Santa Clarita Post-Acute Center nursing…

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City changes Code Enforcement mission statement regarding broken windows theory
Santa Clarita City Hall, as pictured on February, 26, 2020, is located on the 23900 block of Valencia Blvd. Dan Watson/The Signal

City changes Code Enforcement mission statement regarding broken windows theory

The city of Santa Clarita has changed the language of its Code Enforcement’s mission statement to reflect what officials said is a more accurate reflection of operations by omitting a…

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