SCV Water board OKs plan to limit per diem payouts

SCV Water officials approved a plan Tuesday that changes the way board members are paid to attend meetings — identifying which meetings count and which ones don’t. Although they’re still paid a $228.15 per diem for every meeting they attend, their amended policy now defines the meetings for which they’ll be compensated, unlike the outgoing […]

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Hill, Knight discuss fundraising race for 25th District

Challenger Katie Hill, who’s looking to unseat Rep. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, in the 25th Congressional District race, has a significant lead in the fundraising race ahead of November’s election. Knight showed no concern about the different tallies Tuesday, and retained his lead for cash on hand. “We’ve got a plan on what we want […]

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Truck backs into closed establishment in suspected burglary attempt

While Mi Ranchito has been closed for business for some time, it didn’t stop a driver from trying to make an unauthorized entry, officials said Tuesday. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a suspected burglary attempt on Soledad Canyon Road on Monday night, around 11:10 p.m. “Eyewitnesses… reported seeing an older model pickup truck in the parking […]

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Officials give Santa Clarita pet owners tips for the summer

As heat waves begin to plague Santa Clarita, animal shelter and law enforcement officials have advice and words of warning for pet owners. Summer pet safety tips Every year, hundreds of pets die from heat exhaustion because they are left in parked vehicles, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association pet safety webpage. “Leaving a […]

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Counting down the days for Castaic High

With 394 days, 18 hours and 48 minutes left until the grand opening of the long-awaited Castaic High School, according to the official counter, the William S. Hart Union High School District and Spirit Holding, the developers of Castaic High School, will host a community kick-off event from 8-10 a.m. Aug. 3, to celebrate the […]

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TMU Insider: Valencia grad takes talents to Iceland

Zach Klindworth knows some of you. And you might know him, too. It’s possible, even likely, that your lives have intersected somewhere along the line in a life story that begins in Santa Clarita and continues through Valencia High and The Master’s University in Newhall. If you haven’t heard from Klindworth lately, it might be […]

July 16, 2018 at 10:11 pm
West Ranch baseball flaunts depth in So Cal Classic win over Franklin

This summer, it’s been hard to pinpoint where West Ranch baseball has the most depth. Against Franklin in the So Cal Classic on Sunday, the Ranchers showcased a deep offense and defense all-around as they beat the Wildcats 7-5 at West Ranch to go a perfect 4-0 in tournament play. “It’s deep, there’s a lot […]

July 16, 2018 at 11:10 pm
Late rally not enough for Valencia baseball in loss to El Toro in So Cal Classic

Throughout a summer season that has involved baseball practice, football practice and family vacations, the Valencia baseball team had a rare opportunity to play as a complete unit on Sunday against El Toro. Although the Vikings showed flashes of brilliance, they struggled to find chemistry and fell to the Chargers 10-5 at Valencia in the […]

July 15, 2018 at 3:47 pm
Fans from Santa Clarita watch as France wins FIFA World Cup

The world champions since their last title 20 years ago in 1998. Fans from all over Santa Clarita gathered at various local restaurants and bars all to see France win the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals with a 4-2 over Croatia  

July 15, 2018 at 10:45 am
Saugus baseball wins VIBL championship

By Nathaniel Graham For The Signal   Centurion starting pitcher Bobby Garcia dazzled in the Valley Invitational Baseball League finals to help beat El Camino 4-0 at John Burroughs High in Burbank. It was quite the performance from Garcia on Saturday evening as he was able to rack up 10 strikeouts while only allowing one […]

July 14, 2018 at 11:25 pm


Paul Butler: When did we become so OK with foul language

I was riding on the paseos recently with my friend Tom and we came to a standstill at the end of our ride, to say our goodbyes. Two young women, one pushing a stroller came walking past us and one of the “ladies” was dropping F-bombs, as she was describing someone or something she was […]

July 7, 2018 at 10:32 am
Stay Green celebrates new operations center in Bakersfield

Stay Green Inc. is expanding its services in Kern County with the opening of a new Bakersfield operations center, which officially launched with a Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony recently. “We are so excited to expand our relationship with the thriving Bakersfield community,” said Stay Green CEO Chris Angelo. “The new facility will […]

July 7, 2018 at 10:56 am
Smokehouse on Main opens with new ownership

It still hasn’t quite sunk in yet for Cherie McGraham, who’s living her dream, literally, with ownership of Smokehouse on Main, a barbecue restaurant located in Newhall. The appropriately named addition to Main Street comes under new ownership to a face familiar to many — McGraham has worked as a Realtor in the Santa Clarita […]

July 7, 2018 at 11:00 am
Property tax relief for small business owners

Jeffrey Prang/Los Angeles County Assessor

June 28, 2018 at 11:48 am
The return on diversity and inclusion

Paul Butler/Going the Extra Mile

June 25, 2018 at 11:20 am