Maintaining your mental health while in quarantine
Dan Murphy colors Pokemon pictures with his granddaughter Avery Smith at the Newhall library. SIGNAL PHOTO

Maintaining your mental health while in quarantine

In a time of uncertainty, remembering to maintain your mental health should not be left on the back burner. As millions of people across the world are choosing to stay…

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Castaic Food Pantry receives donation from Universal
Universal Studios Hollywood donated over 10,000 pounds of fresh food to a variety of organizations, which include the local Help the Children Food Pantry off Castaic Road. Courtesy of Diane Davis.

Castaic Food Pantry receives donation from Universal

Universal Studios Hollywood donated over 10,000 pounds of fresh food to a variety of organizations, which include the local Help the Children Food Pantry off Castaic Road.  Through the organization…

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One person shot during alleged armed robbery in Stevenson Ranch
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies stand out side the residence on Bracken Lane in Stevenson Ranch on Saturday, Mrch 21, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

One person shot during alleged armed robbery in Stevenson Ranch

One person was shot during an alleged armed robbery in a Stevenson Ranch home Saturday evening. Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to reports of one person who was…

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Fire Department responds to cliff rescue at Vasquez Rocks
A Los Angeles County helicopter heads back to base after rescuing a stranded hiker at Vasquez Rocks Natural Park in Agua Dulce on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Fire Department responds to cliff rescue at Vasquez Rocks

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to a cliff rescue at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park Saturday afternoon after a hiker reportedly slid down the rock.  “(The hiker) slid…

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Henry Mayo confirms 2 additional COVID-19 cases
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Henry Mayo confirms 2 additional COVID-19 cases

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed two additional COVID-19 cases in the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday afternoon. “We’ve had two more positives,” Henry Mayo spokesman Patrick Moody said in a…

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Henry Mayo restricts visitors, effective Saturday
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.

Henry Mayo restricts visitors, effective Saturday

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is updating its hospital visitor policy to restrict visitors in the hospital starting Saturday.  Because of COVID-19 concerns, the hospital has adjusted its visitor policy to…

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Community switches to online-based religious teachings
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Community switches to online-based religious teachings

As of Sunday, March 15, religious centers throughout the Santa Clarita Valley fully transitioned from in-person meetings to online, to adhere to social distancing regulations enforced by state and county…

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UPDATE: Local markets open early for seniors and higher-risk shoppers
Amazon is buying Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Seen here is the Whole Foods store on Valencia Blvd. in Santa Clarita. Courtesy photo.

UPDATE: Local markets open early for seniors and higher-risk shoppers

Some local supermarkets in the Santa Clarita Valley are opening their doors early for seniors and other high-risk shoppers.  In Los Angeles County, there have been 292 cases of COVID-19,…

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Car versus bicyclist in Valencia
A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal.

Car versus bicyclist in Valencia

A bicyclist was transported to nearby hospital Friday morning, after being struck by a vehicle in Valencia.  “Call was a possible vehicle versus pedestrian,” Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman…

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School Day Cafe serves thousands of free lunches to students
Peter Martinez hands out boxed lunches as part of School Day Cafe's program to give families access to free meals this week. March 18, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

School Day Cafe serves thousands of free lunches to students

Over the past few days, School Day Cafe has fed thousands of students in the Santa Clarita Valley with its free pickup food service, which is currently based at its…

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