District postpones formation of subcommittee

With two new trustees set to join the Saugus Union School District’s governing board in December, members chose this week to postpone the formation of a subcommittee that would be responsible for investigating board president Chris Trunkey and the allegations detailed in a recent cease-and-desist letter from the union representing the district’s teachers. When Richa […]

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Bullet train route faces opposition

Dozens of dignitaries and members of communities across Southern California, including from the Santa Clarita Valley, expressed strong opposition for the California bullet train’s complicated route from Burbank to Palmdale during a High-Speed Rail Authority board meeting Thursday morning in Burbank. The board was expected to concur with the state rail authority staff’s recommended alternative, […]

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Annual demonstration shows dangers of driving under the influence

For 23 years, students in the Santa Clarita Valley have participated in “Every 15 Minutes,” a program that educates local high school juniors and seniors on the dangers of drunk and distracted driving. Thursday served as the first of a two-day simulation at West Ranch High School, and began with a student dressed as the […]

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Knight waits for status on pending bills, Hill establishes legislative priorities

As Representative-elect Katie Hill and Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, prepare for their transitions in and out of the U.S. House, the two also are working on their respective legislative priorities. Hill plans to work on Democratic legislation to strengthen the voting process as the first order of business in her new role, said her communications […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Ventura County clarifies it only ran out of provisional ballot envelopes

Voters in Simi Valley who cast provisional ballots to decide the 25th Congressional and 38th Assembly District races all had the chance to vote on election night — despite some using different envelopes than Ventura County’s pre-printed ones designated for provisional ballots. The county’s registrar confirmed Wednesday that polling locations in the city of Simi […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2018


COC Insider: Cougars soccer making history

By Jesse Munoz COC Information For The Signal College of the Canyons men’s soccer is heading back to the postseason for the first time since 2010 after winning the first conference title in program history. Canyons (10-6-3, 7-2-1), champions of the Western State Conference (WSC), South Division, has earned the No. 15 seed in the […]

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2018-19 TMU women’s basketball preview

For The Master’s University women’s basketball team, every game is a seed planted. The team developed the metaphor during a team retreat at the start of the year and the hope is that the seeds will blossom into a national championship. “We have our sights set on a national championship and we know we’re capable […]

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Turning the page on football records in the Foothill League

Records were meant to be broken, especially with all the talent coming out of the Foothill League. A whole lot of them came tumbling down during this historic season. But one team soared higher than they ever had before: West Ranch. Picking up the most wins in program history (nine) as well as capturing that […]

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SCV basketball roundup: Saugus girls and boys, West Ranch boys win

Saugus girls basketball begins the season 2-0 after defeating Glendale 37-26 on Tuesday and North Hollywood 57-25 on Thursday. Monique Febles scored 14 points while Ashlyn Canel and Alexis Jimenez chipped in with six points each in the win on Tuesday. Libbie McMahan added 10 rebounds. In Thursday’s win, McMahan led the Centurions with 18 […]

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Wildcats headline 2018 All-Foothill League girls tennis doubles team

Anchoring the West Ranch girls doubles team throughout the 2018 season, a pair of wily vets had the honor of leading off the All-Foothill league Girls Tennis Doubles First Team: Audrey Kim and Emily Andrews. “As seniors and four-year starters they were wonderful role models for our team,” said West Ranch coach Dina McBride via […]

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New archery range opens in Haskell Canyon Open Space

From golfing to swimming and biking areas, the Santa Clarita Valley offers a generous amount of outdoor space and amenities for all. But local opportunities just got a little more diverse thanks to a partnership between the city of Santa Clarita and private enterprises. Residents and tourists alike can now add archery to the list. […]

November 12, 2018 at 8:49 pm
Paul Butler: Marathons are a team sport

Last Sunday, my wife and I served as volunteers at the Santa Clarita marathon. We were course monitors, which was a pretty easy task. Our main job was to encourage the runners and ensure they didn’t go the wrong way.  We were stationed on the paseo between Creekside Road and Valencia Boulevard. We could tell […]

November 14, 2018 at 1:55 am
Unlocked Escape Rooms Brings Engaging Entertainment Opportunity to Santa Clarita

Gary Kassan and Dave Kelfer have owned and operated Unlocked Escape Rooms in Newhall for the past two years and plan on opening a space-themed room in a few weeks.

November 9, 2018 at 2:13 pm
Needham Ranch project developers to celebrate ‘major milestone’

After approval by the city 15 years ago, the Center at Needham Ranch project is set to celebrate a significant milestone on Tuesday, Nov. 20, according to developers. Residents have seen renderings, videos and the beginning stages of construction of the state-of-the-art industrial space development, but come the week of Nov. 18, vertical building should […]

November 9, 2018 at 10:29 am
Landscape Development expands into Las Vegas with NewTex Landscape purchase

Valencia-based Landscape Development Inc. has expanded its operations into Las Vegas with its recent asset purchase of NewTex Landscape Inc. Landscape Development’s maintenance division, Enhanced Landscape Management, acquired the Nevada company, which has established a strong, local reputation for quality and customer service relating primarily to commercial landscape maintenance and tree service. The staff of […]

November 5, 2018 at 5:51 pm