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The neighborhood would have four residential planning areas on approximately 28 acres, with 122 detached single-family condos and 196 attached townhomes — 22 identified as affordable for low-income households.

Swap meet plan to recognize area’s history 

Plans to build homes at the site of the Santa Clarita Valley’s popular twice-weekly swap meet will pay homage to the property’s historical past as the Saugus Speedway, city planners

Prosecutors: Head slap preceded shooting  

While Black and Blue Restaurant announced its closure in February, an attempted murder case — one of the 19 alleged criminal incidents that preceded the bar-restaurant-night club’s departure — is

National News

Johnson calls on all sides to turn rhetoric down 

By Aldgra Fredly Contributing Writer  House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-Louisiana, has called on all sides to “turn the rhetoric down” in the wake of the assassination attempt against former President Donald

Sen. J.D. Vance, R-Ohio, was announced Monday as former President Donald Trump’s running mate. Photo: vance.senate.gov 

Trump selects JD Vance as running mate 

By Janice Hisle Contributing Writer  Former President Donald Trump announced on Monday that Sen. J.D. Vance, R-Ohio, will be his running mate, ending months of speculation.  The former president made the

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department seal. File Photo

Deputies receive reports of person with gun 

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to reports of a man armed with a gun in Canyon Country on Sunday afternoon and after conducting their investigation didn’t find any

Tropicana stilt walkers welcome attendees to the city of Santa Clarita Celebrate series, Cuba installation on Friday evening at the Canyon Country Community Center. 071224 Katherine Quezada/The Signal

Photos: Celebrate series Cuba

The city of Santa Clarita hosted its monthly Celebrate series, this month’s theme being Cuba, on Friday evening at the Canyon Country Community Center. In attendance were hundreds of people

FILE PHOTO A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

10-acre fire contained overnight 

A 10-acre brush fire on City Highline Motorway Fire Road, south of Forest Route 5N27, has been contained, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervising Dispatcher Melanie Flores.   Firefighters

Politics and government

16 Schiavo bills advance  

News release  Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, D-Chatsworth, announced that 16 bills in her legislative package have advanced, with five bills moving onto the Senate floor, many with bipartisan support.   Additionally,

Sheriff's deputies investigate the scene where a person was killed in a shooting Monday night near the intersection of Newhall Avenue and Lyons Avenue. Staff photo

Newhall violence prompts safety concerns 

Santa Clarita has consistently ranked highly on several lists of the safest places in the country.   Online outlets like MoneyGeek, SmartAsset and WalletHub, which give advice on what neighborhoods are