For most Americans (myself included), the biggest holiday of the year is Christmas. Shocker, right? Maybe it's the twinkling lights on every street corner, or the smell of fresh pine tree on Christmas morning.
Canyon Country resident Ethan Dettenmaier doesn't like to take "no" for an answer.
Santa Clarita residents, are you ready for a holiday miracle? This holiday season the Canyon Theatre Guild will bring the iconic 1947 film, "Miracle on 34th Street" to life onstage. In this enduring holiday favorite, a cynical little girl named Susan meets a funny old man named Kris Kringle - who claims to be Santa Claus. Susan has been taught that the jolly old man doesn't exist, but is drawn to the charming and loveable fella. When her mother, Doris Walker, hires Kris as the Macy's holiday Santa, and he becomes Susan's neighbor, she gets to know this ...
One of Santa Clarita Valley's most recognized yearly holiday fundraisers opens this weekend. Festival of Trees, the annual winter wonderland of everything Christmas and holiday-related will offer 6 days of fun and magic starting Friday, Nov. 14 at the Valencia Industrial Center located at 24700 Avenue Rockefeller.
It may be November in Santa Clarita, but it sure feels like Christmas to me! Christmas may still be a month away, but that doesn't mean we can't welcome the holiday season with precision and style.
It's that time of year when The Signal loads up the "jolly jitney of judges" and drives around the Santa Clarita Valley - from Castaic to Canyon Country, Newhall to Saugus, Stevenson Ranch to Sand Canyon, and Valencia - to crown the World Champion of Lights.
Glass of chardonnay anyone? How about a stroll down Ventura Harbor Village while listening to the sweet sounds of jazz echoing through the harbor?
Thousands of runner enthusiasts have signed up to strut their stuff on Sunday at the annual Santa Clarita Marathon. The event consists of a 5K run, a half and full marathon, a two person marathon relay the Mayor's Walk and a Kid K fun run.
Although Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead coincides with Halloween in the United States, the south-of-the-border tradition does not focus on candy collection or mischievous tricksters. For Mexicans, these symbolic visits from the dead are celebratory.
In 1916, Margaret Rutledge was shot through the heart and found in her bedroom in the Newhall Ranch House, part of what is now considered to be Heritage Junction Historic Park. Since her mysterious death, many witnesses believe to have encountered a paranormal presence in the Heritage Junction section of William S. Hark Park.
There is a wide range of offerings from a Halloween yard that's merely well-decorated and one that is a must see "haunted house." That's why we thought it would be appropriate to present to you a couple of decked-out haunts that will make you teeth cringe – literally!
What's Halloween without a scare or two? From corn mazes to haunted hay rides, LA has some of the best haunted attractions in California - maybe even the world. These terrifying haunts will get just about anyone's adrenaline pumping! So for your entertainment pleasure, we've rounded up some of the spookiest attractions to ever step foot in LA.
Orange you glad it's October? As fall approaches, folks find themselves attracted to pumpkins, corn stalks and anything that hints at "farm." It's the draw of the jack-o'-lantern, for sure, but there's much more than that. It bring families together to make fond memories that will last a lifetime.
Circus Vargas opens on Friday, but Wednesday offered something of a show in itself as 25 workers raised the blue-and-gold "Big Top" in the parking lot of Westfield Valencia Town Center.
The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce will honor businesses, entrepreneur and community leaders at its fourth annual gala at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hyatt Regency Grand Ballroom in Valencia.
With the cooler weather we've been experiencing recently, the thought of being out in the cold ocean on a rolling boat isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But man up, people! This is whale season at its finest.
The biggest night in show business is just around the corner (Sunday to be exact!), and since many of us didn't get an exclusive invite to the Oscars (mine probably got lost in the mailbox), we'll most likely be hosting or attending an Academy Awards party.
A seven-day Princess cruise for two to the Caribbean or Mexico has been added to the list of items that will be on the auction block at the SCV Senior Center's Celebrity Waiter Dinner on Saturday, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Chocolate cake anyone? How about a 3-layered banana cake filled with cream cheese frosting and sprinkled with white chocolate shavings?
The national day of love is almost here. And if you've waited till the last moment to plan something for your special someone, it's not too late my friends. Valentine's Day is no longer confined to last-minute roses, chocolates and cards - in fact, nothing says 'I love you' more than an intimate hike just the two of you here in the SCV.
Joining a group of dozens of high school girls who are distance runners, 15 year-old Gabriella Fenelon takes her mark at the starting line. Nerves begin to tingle; the challenge ahead is daunting.
With the Super Bowl and half-time commercials done-and-gone, you may be in need of something to celebrate this month. And let's face it, Valentine's Day is more of a speed bump than a true holiday if you ask me. The Chinese New Year, or the Year of the Goat begins Feb. 19, and if you're looking for a good time with your friends and family, this holiday will be your golden ticket for festivals, parades and an assortment of activities.
If you're allergic to colored corn starch, you'd probably be more comfortable watching "Friends" on Netflix. But if you're itching for a great time on Valentine's Day, The Santa Colorita run is the perfect run for you and your family.
Award-winning film, "American Sniper," once called Santa Clarita its home.
Whether you're a diehard football fan or not, you'll probably be watching The Seahawks get slaughtered (yay!) by the New England Patriots during the Super Bowl on Feb. 1. Just to clarify so there's no confusion, I am not a fan of either team, but I wouldn't mind seeing The Seahawks lose badly on Super Bowl Sunday.
It's like "Sesame Street" but with a naked twist. Full puppet nudity, that is.
The New Year is here. This can only mean one thing - new television shows. If you haven't been paying attention to all of the switcheroos coming to television this month, now would be a good time to tune in and see the myriad of upcoming shows hitting the small screen.
The nominations are in, and on Sunday we will find out which films and TV shows will win the coveted statuettes at the 72nd Annual Golden Globes. I've been paying close attention to this year's films and television shows, and as always, those of us in the entertainment business try our best to predict the winners of the night.
Being nominated for a 2015 Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Animated Feature Film is a thrill for Jorge Gutierrez, who received a master's degree in 2000 from the California Institute of the Arts film and animation program.
Three California Institute of the Arts graduates have films in the running for Sunday's Golden Globe Awards.