SCV groups behind Saturday protest say they have nothing planned for Thursday
Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protestors stand on the corner of McBean Parkway and Valencia Boulevard on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

SCV groups behind Saturday protest say they have nothing planned for Thursday

The group of young adults that arranged the Black Lives Matter protest Saturday, which brought out hundreds of protesters, says they do not have any protests planned in the Santa…

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County registrar announces certified election results for 25th District
A woman casts her ballot in a voting voting booth at the Castaic Regional Sports Complex in Castaic on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

County registrar announces certified election results for 25th District

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, led the 25th Congressional District special general election in Los Angeles County by more than 11,000 votes, according to certified results released Monday.  Los Angeles…

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SCV on alert: City responds to protest rumors
Santa Clarita City Hall, as pictured on February, 26, 2020, is located on the 23900 block of Valencia Blvd. Dan Watson/The Signal

SCV on alert: City responds to protest rumors

While protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, a black man killed by a police officer in Minneapolis, continue around the country, the demonstrations also continue in Santa Clarita,…

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Black Lives Matter protesters hold down street corners, have peaceful resolution with deputies
Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protestors stand on the corner of McBean Parkway and Valencia Boulevard on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Black Lives Matter protesters hold down street corners, have peaceful resolution with deputies

Hundreds of people ranging in age and color of skin marched in Santa Clarita on Saturday to protest the death of George Floyd, the black man who was killed by…

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Garcia urges Newsom to grant variance for communities in North L.A. County
FILE Mike Garcia speaks at the meeting of the Santa Clarita Republican Women Federated held at The Oaks Club at Valencia in Valencia on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Dan Watson/The Signal

Garcia urges Newsom to grant variance for communities in North L.A. County

After a week in office, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has urged Gov. Gavin Newsom to grant a variance for northern communities in Los Angeles County, including Santa Clarita, for…

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City Council pauses district-based transition until public gatherings OK’d
Santa Clarita City Hall, as pictured on February, 26, 2020, is located on the 23900 block of Valencia Blvd. Dan Watson/The Signal

City Council pauses district-based transition until public gatherings OK’d

Santa Clarita’s transition from at-large to district-based elections for City Council might not happen in time for November as originally intended, council members discussed Tuesday.  The City Council voted 3-2…

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PHOTO: ‘Sound the Horn’
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PHOTO: ‘Sound the Horn’

Santa Clarita Transit participated with transportation partners nationwide to support transit employees and other essential workers across the country working on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. As part…

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House welcomes Garcia after special election win
Mike Garcia, right, sworn into office on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. He is joined by his family in the office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, (left). Courtesy photo

House welcomes Garcia after special election win

After more than a yearlong campaign, Republican Mike Garcia joined the House on Tuesday as California’s newest 25th Congressional District representative — but the work is just beginning, and it…

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Lackey urges Newsom to allow barbers and beauticians to resume work

Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, is urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to allow barbers and beauticians to resume work under California’s second phase of reopening.  In a May 14 letter, Lackey said…

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Smith calling for PPP loan extensions and flexibility
Assemblywoman Christy Smith speaks on the Elected Official Panel during the Regional Center Legislative Town Hall at Bella Vida SCV Senior Center on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Smith calling for PPP loan extensions and flexibility

Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, and other California Assembly members are asking the state congressional delegation to grant loan extensions and flexibility to the Paycheck Protection Program.  The program has…

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