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1891 - Actor Buck Jones, a Placerita and Vasquez "regular," born in Indiana [story]
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Articles Written By Tammy Murga | The Signal
Infrastructure, Homeless Service Efforts Top City, County 2020 Legislative Agenda
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

With the new year just around the corner, the Santa Clarita City Council and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors each approved their 2020 state legislative agenda, highlighting priorities ranging from supporting infrastructure legislation to homeless services efforts. On Tuesday, council members...

Democrats Gain Registration in 25th Congressional District
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019

Recent California voter registration figures show that Republican congressional candidates vying to take back their seats from Democrats, including in the 25th Congressional District, might not be facing an easy feat. The numbers released by Secretary of State Alex Padilla, 154 days before the primary...

Smyth Mayor, Miranda Pro-Tem
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously voted Cameron Smyth as its 2020 mayor and Bill Miranda as mayor pro tem on Tuesday. Smyth’s first words as this year’s mayor offered an outlook for the new year: 2020 is for healing. “On Nov. 14, our community changed forever,” said Smyth. “There’s...

Solar Panel Lawsuit: City Wants to Inspect; Owners Object
Monday, Dec 9, 2019

The legal battle against a Canyon Country hillside solar panel installation has hit an impasse Friday as the city of Santa Clarita is seeking to inspect the property, while the owners are objecting. The two parties have had a busy start to December as each shared their views on the city’s jurisdiction...

City Council to Talk Trash Rates, Community Center

In addition to another step forward on the long-awaited Canyon County Community Center, Tuesday’s Santa Clarita City Council meeting will also include a discussion about trash that could have a significant impact for the business community. Global changes to the recycling industry are prompting...

Santa Clarita City Council to Appoint 2020 Mayor
Friday, Dec 6, 2019

With the new year just weeks away, the Santa Clarita City Council is set to nominate its new 2020 mayor on Tuesday. The reorganization of the council, which will include nominations for both mayor and mayor pro tem, is scheduled to take place at 5 p.m. at City Hall before the council’s regularly scheduled...

Planning Commission Approves Condominium Project on Dockweiler Drive
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

The Newhall residential community is about to grow with the addition of nearly 100 condominiums after the Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved their construction on Tuesday. The project consists of 93 detached, single-family homes on a 19.39-acre site at the southwest corner of Dockweiler Drive...

City to Review Multiple SCV Projects Including Vista Canyon Transit Center
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019

As the year approaches its end, Santa Clarita City Council is reviewing multiple projects the city is ready to move forward with, including the $6 million Vista Canyon transit center and the Tesoro del Valle annexation area. One of the main aspects of the car-optional Vista Canyon project, located on...

Kline Family Shares Lessons Learned Following Saugus High Shooting
Friday, Nov 29, 2019

Around this time of year, as families tend to reflect and make up for lost time with loved ones, expressing their gratitude for each other, the Kline family is especially grateful this Thanksgiving. On Nov. 14, Saugus resident and mother of four Katie Kline felt something wasn’t right when she was...

COC’s ‘Turkey Trot’ Brings Out Dozens During Heavy Downpour

While many families snuggled up in bed or started their Thanksgiving Day preparations Thursday morning, more than 100 local residents endured the icy and wet weather conditions to run three miles as part of the College of the Canyons’ 11th annual Turkey Trot. The event, which typically attracts anywhere...

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Returning key players from last year’s squad and adding some more talent, the Saugus girls soccer team is still trying to figure out what combinations work well with each other.
Centurions Net Second-Half Goal for 1-0 Win Against Thousand Oaks
The William S. Hart Union HIgh School District board of trustees has named Linda Storli as its next board president.
Linda Storli New Hart Board President
With the new year just around the corner, the Santa Clarita City Council and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors each approved their 2020 state legislative agenda, highlighting priorities ranging from supporting infrastructure legislation to homeless services efforts.
Infrastructure, Homeless Service Efforts Top City, County 2020 Legislative Agenda
1891 - Actor Buck Jones, a Placerita and Vasquez "regular," born in Indiana [story]
Buck Jones
Seven prep volleyball players, one of whom was the league’s most valuable player, were named All-Heritage League selections at the conclusion of the 2019 season.
Seven SCV Volleyball Players Named All-Heritage League
The All-Foothill football league roster for 2019 has been released, with senior Johnathan Kaelin of Golden Valley the "Player of the Year."
All-Foothill League Football Team Released
Tickets are now on sale for Santa Clarita Transit’s Holiday Light Tour of some of the city’s most festively decorated neighborhoods from Thursday, December 19 through Saturday, December 21.
Dec. 19-21: Santa Clarita Transit’s Holiday Light Tour
Los Angeles County will only buy cars from automakers that comply with California’s clean air laws, joining the state’s boycott of companies like General Motors and Toyota that have sided with the Trump administration in the high-profile bout over emissions standards.
Emissions Fight: LA County Joins Boycott of Automakers That Sided With Trump
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra will present a free concert by SCVYO's Guitar Orchestra in the Choir Room at Pico Canyon Hall, located on the College of the Canyons' Valencia campus, on Saturday, December 14 beginning at 7 p.m.
Dec. 14: SCVYO Guitar Orchestra to Tune Up at COC
The Los Angeles County CEO’s office unveiled an interactive GIS mapping tool on Tuesday created to show the locations of the county's homeless population juxtaposed with the availability of existing and projected homeless housing resources.
New Mapping Tool Illustrates County’s Homeless-Housing Needs
The nonprofit Family Promise of the Santa Clarita Valley is seeking donations of supplies, toys, gift cards and more to be given to low-income and/or homeless families during a Holiday Shopping event at Valencia United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Dec. 14: Shopping Event for SCV Low-Income, Homeless Families
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved College of the Canyons’ $31 million general obligation bond refund Tuesday, saving taxpayers $8.3 million over the next 23 years, according to COC.
County OK’s COC General Obligation Bond Refund
The Rancho Camulos Museum invites local history fans and aficionados to experience a faithful reenactment of the January 23, 1882 visit by best-selling author Helen Hunt Jackson on Saturday, January 25, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Jan. 25: ‘Helen Hunt Jackson Returns’ to Rancho Camulos
Citing the uncertainty about the company ever mining in Soledad Canyon, state water officials have put the Cemex request for water on hold, according to a letter sent by state officials to State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, who had inquired about the company’s water application.
State Water Officials Put Cemex Request for Water on Hold
Recent California voter registration figures show that Republican congressional candidates vying to take back their seats from Democrats, including in the 25th Congressional District, might not be facing an easy feat.
Democrats Gain Registration in 25th Congressional District
At the start of every school year, teens from the SCV YMCA’s Youth and Government chapter gather to discuss current issues and this year’s top issue is ghost guns.
YMCA-Hosted Student Debate Discusses ‘Ghost’ Guns
Handed a bill to pay more than $25 million in missed annual payments over the last two decades, Cemex now has three options, according to the Bureau of Land Management, which issued the bill Friday.
Cemex Has Options to Simply Paying $25M Bill
1922 - Piru bank robbed, banker and daughter kidnapped [story]
Jenks Harris
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously voted Cameron Smyth as its 2020 mayor and Bill Miranda as mayor pro tem on Tuesday.
Smyth Mayor, Miranda Pro-Tem
The Cougars shot better than 50 percent from the field and had four starters score in double figures to defeat visiting West Hills Coalinga College 93-71 on Saturday night at the MacArthur Center.
Cougars Cruise Past West Hills Coalinga 93-71
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a woman who was allegedly recognized by loss-prevention staff on suspicion of possible prior thefts at the Walmart on The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch, officials said Tuesday.
Woman Arrested for Alleged Walmart Thefts
California State University, Northridge chemistry professor Gagik Melikyan has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow – a recognition given to AAAS members who contribute to the advancement of science and technology.
CSUN Chemistry Professor Recognized for Advancement of Science & Technology
Red Rock Canyon State Park’s visitor center is currently open Fridays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
State Parks’ Winter Events, Volunteer Opportunities Announced
Hart High School alumnus Derek Waldeck felt a little extra motivation entering his fourth year as a midfielder for the Stanford University men’s soccer team. Not only because it would be his final collegiate season playing for the team, but because of how the previous campaign ended.
Hart Alumnus Derek Waldeck Striving for 3rd NCAA Title with Stanford