Politics and government

Garcia: Defense bill includes troop pay raise 

News release   Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, voted in favor of the FY2025 Defense Appropriations bill, which passed out of the House Committee on Appropriations and will now advance to the

Archie Alingran said he was “probably an unorthodox speaker” and read his prewritten comments that detailed his frustration with recommendations that were “throwing 799 commuters under the bus” in favor of local ridership. Perry Smith/The Signal

Commuters balk at transit proposals 

More than a dozen residents came together Tuesday to express their concerns about what they called the city’s attempt to expand weekday or weekend service at the expense of its

A sign points to the entrance of Chiquita Canyon Landfill in Castaic. Dan Watson/ The Signal

EPA finds more violations at Chiquita 

Federal Environmental Protection Agency officials said Chiquita Canyon Landfill “has violated, and continues to violate” the rules and regulations governing its waste-management operations, in a series of findings published June

Politics and government

Garcia applauds House passage of VA bill 

News release   Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, voted in favor of the FY2025 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, which passed the House. This legislation fully funds veterans’ health