Wings and fries. So simple and ubiquitous, yet in the wrong hands, they can be mediocre at best. In the right hands, they become something deliciously complex and downright addicting.
Beauty treatments usually make you feel good, but rarely are the products so good you can actually eat them.
They clutch squishy plastic balls and stretch their legs into the air with fervor. Joint pain doesn't slow down the participants at the Arthritis Foundation's People with Arthritis Can Exercise class at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center each Wednesday. That's precisely the point, according to PACE certified instructor Linda Bennett. "We use small movements and larger movements to manipulate the joints, to help those with arthritis get fit and feel better," Bennett said. "I ...
When it comes to "What I Did This Summer" stories, Saugus' Juliet DeAmicis should have no problems one-upping her classmates.
Vietnam. An exotic land where many American soldiers lost their lives, and those who survived often lost their spirit.
El Trocadero Steakhouse, set smack dab in the heart of Old Town Newhall, has been serving up surprises for more than 11 years.
When Margaret Malch, 80, of Mission Hills, was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease five years ago, she received a unique prescription to cope: weekly visits from Jess, a two-year old border collie and certified animal-assisted activities dog.
Whoever said good things come in small packages obviously has not been to Valencia's Bella Cucina Ristorante Italiano.
Her name was Tatanka and she was just another shelter dog with a sad story, until being adopted by Tia Torres in 1993.
For dining with a dramatic flair, it's hard to beat teppan yaki. The traditional Japanese cuisine of freshly grilled goodies, ranging from seafood to steak to vegetables, is prepared right in front of guests on a sizzling grill or teppan, seductively seasoned, and served piping hot. At Yamato, which is celebrating its ninth year at its Stevenson Ranch location, teppan chef Hector Arriaga pulls out all the stops, stacking up freshly cut onion slices into ...
The spotlight shined on local theater stars as Newhall's Canyon Theatre Guild celebrated their 25th Annual Goldie Awards on July 11.
Wade Hatch likes to tell tales - with a paintbrush, with leather tools, with his voice. He conveys scenes of the 1800s west, when men were men and working with your hands meant taking care of the land, not texting on your Blackberry.
Editor's note: Signal feature writer Michelle Sathe recently took a seven-week sabbatical to promote homeless dog adoptions. She brought a rescued pit bull, Loren, along with her as a companion and mascot during their cross-country trip. The Signal has followed Sathe's and Loren's trip every Sunday with a column on their experiences. This is the final column.
After a good night's sleep in our little makeshift home, aka Michelle & Randy Vincent's trailer in Mukilteo, Wash., Loren & I drove to the Whidbey Island Ferry.
Every Tuesday, Flo White of Valencia gets in line. She's not the only one. Over a dozen students shuffle, lockstep, and vine to country tunes at The Santa Clarita Senior Center's line dancing classes, held every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the lunchroom of their Newhall location. The class is for moderate level dancers; beginning and advanced classes are also available. White, clad in jeans and black leather cowboy boots, has been coming to the ...
SueAnn O'Connor of Valencia has had a lot of dogs in her life, but never one quite like Lulu.
Maverick has spent several months at Advanced Care Animal Care Center in Canyon Country, but the senior cat is far from sick. He's looking for a new home and veterinarian/owner Amanda Gillen felt her office was a good place to start.
Blooming flowers and blossoming plants signal the start of spring across the Santa Clarita Valley. The season has been known to trigger environmental allergies not just in people, but for their pets, as well.
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