A firefighter is blown backward by a combination of wind and heat from a fire that broke out on Oct. 20, 2016 near Sierra Highway and Via Princessa. According to officials on scene, hazardous materials were possibly burned during the blaze. Katharine Lotze/Signal
Teresa Savaikie hugs her daughter outside the Santa Clarita Courthouse on June 21, 2016 ahead of a hearing for the man accused of fatally striking Savaikie's son, Wyatt, in a crosswalk in July 2015. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
Group one, left to right: Alan Ferdman, Jack Levenberg, Marcus Hershey, Timothy McLaughlin, and Ken Wiseman discuss traffic and other issues in the Santa Clarita Valley during the Signal's City Council Forum on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at College of the Canyons' University Center. Katharine Lotze/Signal
Graham and Lena Kelley, the uncle and aunt of a 6-year-old girl taken from her foster family in Saugus, chase the car carrying their niece down Ron Ridge Drive on Monday, March 21, 2016. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies hold the occupant of a car at gunpoint as they instruct him to exit the vehicle in front of GameStop on Nov. 4, 2016. Katharine Lotze/Signal
Kids row a dragon boat during a kids' dragon boat event at Castaic Lake's Lower Lagoon on April 4, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
College of the Canyons journalism students interview athletes vying for a spot at the 2016 Summer Olympics to practice interviewing skills on Feb. 24, 2016. Katharine Lotze/The Signal.
A group of young men celebrate after a game of foosball in St. Louis, Senegal.
A surfer catches a wave in the early morning near the Santa Monica Pier in December 2016.