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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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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SCV restaurants in ‘survival mode’ amid everchanging COVID-19 restrictions
Server Tasha Popejoy, center, brings drinks to customers Rosemary Cook, left, and Doug Odom of Valencia as they dine outside Crazy Otto's in Valencia on Thursday, July 02, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

SCV restaurants in ‘survival mode’ amid everchanging COVID-19 restrictions

By Emily Alvarenga and Tammy Murga When Simon Mee, owner of Newhall Refinery, heard that officials were ordering bars and wineries to close once again, he wondered if restaurants would…

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Restaurantes en ‘modo de supervivencia’
Server Tasha Popejoy, center, brings drinks to customers Rosemary Cook, left, and Doug Odom of Valencia as they dine outside Crazy Otto's in Valencia on Thursday, July 02, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Restaurantes en ‘modo de supervivencia’

Por Tammy Murga y Lauren Budman Esta edición: restaurantes en ‘modo de supervivencia’, Valle de Santa Clarita ve un aumento de 33 casos COVID-19 y una actualización sobre incendios forestales.…

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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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Santa Clarita Valley sees increase of 33 cases; brings total to 3,235

While COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations continue to rise around the county, the number of cases reported for the Santa Clarita Valley increased by 33 in the last day, bringing the…

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Wilk and other lawmakers call for audit of CA’s unemployment agency
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Wilk and other lawmakers call for audit of CA’s unemployment agency

Several California lawmakers, including Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, and Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, have called for an audit of the state’s Employment Development Department to clarify major delays in…

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Meadows staff send off colleague with drive-by surprise party
Kim Newman is surprised by co-workers from Meadows Elementary School as they do a 25 year drive-by retirement parade for her in Valencia on Friday, June 26, 20. Dan Watson/The Signal

Meadows staff send off colleague with drive-by surprise party

Kim Newman’s colleagues considered her the face of Meadows Elementary School, so when it came time for her to retire after more than 25 years at the school, she said…

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Storytime with Mrs. Maxon: Castaic assistant superintendent spends pandemic reading to families
Janene Maxon reads from "Last Day Blues" during her weekly story time on Facebook Live. Photo courtesy of the Castaic Union School District.

Storytime with Mrs. Maxon: Castaic assistant superintendent spends pandemic reading to families

Complete with voices, energy and even boat rides, Janene Maxon, the Castaic Union School District’s assistant superintendent of educational services, is not letting her retirement, or a pandemic, stop her…

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