Rowher Fire at 60% containment, 625 acres
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 at 60% containment, 625 acres

The fast-spreading Rowher Fire in Agua Dulce reached about 625 acres overnight, with approximately 60% containment as of Thursday afternoon.  On Thursday morning, the fire was mapped by aircraft, while…

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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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City announces filing period for 2020 City Council election
Santa Clarita City Hall, as pictured on February, 26, 2020, is located on the 23900 block of Valencia Blvd. Dan Watson/The Signal

City announces filing period for 2020 City Council election

Santa Clarita officials announced Tuesday the filing period for the 2020 City Council election opens July 13.  Registered voters in the city will have the opportunity to elect two Santa…

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Newsom ordena que se detengan muchas operaciones en interiores
Gov. Gavin Newsom. Courtesy of the Office of the Governor

Newsom ordena que se detengan muchas operaciones en interiores

Por Tammy Murga y Lauren Budman Esta edición: Newsom ordena que se detengan muchas operaciones en interiores, Henry Mayo informa sobre muertes adicionales relacionadas con COVID-19, estalla un incendio en…

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Barger issues statement on decision to cancel fireworks
Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles County 5th District supervisor, and Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean discuss Metro transit and other topics at the City Council special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Barger issues statement on decision to cancel fireworks

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said Tuesday the decision to cancel fireworks displays countywide, without allowing cities to show how their Fourth of July plans could be conducted safely,…

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Brush fire in Agua Dulce spreads to more than 600 acres
A DC-10 tanker drops fire retardant on a brush fire near Rowher Flats Off-Highway Vehicle Area in Agua Dulce on Wednesday, July 01, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Brush fire in Agua Dulce spreads to more than 600 acres

By Caleb Lunetta and Tammy Murga Firefighters worked to extinguish a fast-spreading fire that grew to 616 acres by 6:45 p.m. in Agua Dulce on Wednesday.  The brush fire was…

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