The controversial Newhall Library opened on Sept. 29 with a celebration that brought an estimated 2,000 guests to visit the 30,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building on Main Street in downtown Newhall.
Santa, decked out in his trademark bright red suit and sporting his full snow white bushy beard, arrived courtesy Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 73, to the loud cheers of nearly 100 students at Newhall Elementary School.
Hats off to the more than 60 first graders in three classes at Sulphur Springs Elementary School in Canyon Country who sang carols for their parents decked out in various styles of head wear during a holiday assembly.
Stephen Hemmert is looking for someone he can settle down with for the rest of his life. After being married for 16 years, followed by an exclusive relationship of five years, Hemmert re-entered a dating scene that was very different then the one with which he was familiar. "From about age 29 to age 50 I was only with two women," he said. "I joke that I had been kept in 'captivity' for so long ...
It was an "intergenerational" Christmas celebration, said Julie Calderon, Newhall Community Center supervisor.
Combat Radio's second annual Celebrity Christmas Breakfast was held at Salt Creek Grille to benefit Family Promise and Toys For Tots.
Suzon Gerstel of Prayer Angels for the Military is asking for the community's help in making the holidays brighter for troops serving in the United States military. The annual collection drive for care packages for the troops in Afghanistan is currently underway. Items needed include: granola bars, beef jerky, white and black cotton sport socks, canned ravioli with pop tops, three-blade razors, international phone cards (AT&T only), AA/AAA batteries, winter scarves, chemical hand warmers ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival - the winter event that for seven years showcased professional independent and student productions - will not be held in 2013, an organizer announced today.
Editor's Note: Photos related to this story have been removed from The Signal's website. Some parents of children in the photos said posting the photos made them uncomfortable in light of the incident last Friday at a school in Connecticut. The Signal had been granted full authorization by school officials to take and publish the photos but we decided to honor the parents' requests.
Santa arrives in just nine days! Make sure you track Santa's progress throughout the world on the special NORAD webpage devoted to Santa's seasonal journey. Visit www. www.noradsanta.org.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, professional violinist David Ewart, 55, has emerged from the disastrous 2005 fire that claimed his home, his 1781 Januarius Gagliano violin and all his possessions, including several valuable violin bows.
What would possess a person to take a homeless pit bull across America not just once, but twice? For Michelle Sathe, it was the opportunity to write "Pit Stops 2: Adventures with Kara" and tell the story of a pregnant stray from a high-kill Los Angeles County animal shelter.
It's the time of year when the Santa Clarita Valley is ablaze with the twinkling joy of the season.
The devastation suffered by residents of the East Coast from Superstorm Sandy touched many in the Santa Clarita Valley.
It's the time of year for gift giving and gift buying. For 667 kindergarten-through-sixth-grade students at Mitchell Community School in Canyon Country, it may be their first experience purchasing a gift for a family member.