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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
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station

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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Saugus District rethinks Black Lives Matter resolution; introduces resolution about racial, educational equity
The Saugus Union School District office. Dan Watson/The Signal

Saugus District rethinks Black Lives Matter resolution; introduces resolution about racial, educational equity

After discussing a resolution June 23 that would formalize its support for the Black Lives Matter movement, the Saugus Union School District governing board has dropped the idea, and is…

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Pro-police rally held in front of SCV Sheriff’s Station
Mary Terry of Canyon Country joins hundreds of demonstrators at a Blue Lives Matter rally on the corner of Magic Mountain Parkway and Valencia Boulevard in Valencia on Friday, July 03, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Pro-police rally held in front of SCV Sheriff’s Station

More than 200 residents and supporters attended a pro-police rally in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station on Friday. Taking place near the intersection of Valencia Boulevard and…

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Rowher Fire now 648 acres, 83% contaminant
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 now 648 acres, 83% contaminant

The Rowher Fire, which began earlier this week, was at 648 acres and 83% containment by Friday afternoon, according to Angeles National Forest officials. The blaze began on Wednesday at…

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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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