2015 CNPA Better Newspapers First or Second place (finalized May 9, 2015) for Feature Photos
June 2014 Press Photographer Association of Greater Los Angeles Monthly Contest, 2nd place Features
Friends of Jennifer Stift greet Stift’s family on stage at Saugus High School’s graduation before the school awarded Stift a posthumous diploma at the school’s commencement ceremonies on June 3, 2015. Stift was killed at the start of the school year when she was hit by a car while out for a jog. Third place, General News, PPAGLA Monthly Clip Contest June 2015
Valencia graduate Keston Huira poses for a portrait on June 17.
Hart boys soccer players hug goalkeeper Christian Arriaga after losing to Bellflower High in the CIF-Southern Section Divsion IV championship game at Warren High School in Downey on Friday.
Hart High School’s Adam Osowski swims the 500 yard freestyle against Valencia at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center on Tuesday.
People dance to the Hodads, a beach music band, at the Valencia Marketplace amphitheater for the Summer Sunset Concert series that started on Friday night.
World War II AT6 Condor Squadron flies over in the missing man formation during the the Memorial Day Tribute as Duane Harte, master of ceremonies and president of the Santa Clarita Valley Veterans Memorial, Inc., claps at the Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary on May 26.
A woman is held at gunpoint before she is questioned in relation to a robbery at the Valencia Target on July 2. The woman was later released.
Saugus volleyball celebrates their victory over Louisville on Thursday.
The Republican Presidential candidates from both debate segments, minus Bobby Jindal, line up for a photo in the Air Force One gallery of the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on Sept. 16. KATHARINE LOTZE/Signal. 09162015
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