As they turned away from the wall Sunday, shaken and wet-eyed, some of the gray-haired serviceman who came to Santa Clarita and found the name of their friends engraved on the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, also found solace in those who survived.
When they formed a conga line for the song 'We Are Family' it became strikingly clear that family is what it's all about at the annual LARC Ranch festivities.
More than 100 well-wishers crowded together Saturday inside Chapel by the Hill at the Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary in Newhall to honor Larry Thornton, a longtime Hart High School band teacher who died earlier this month.
Dozens of community members were on hand Saturday evening in Central Park in Saugus for the eighth annual Evening of Remembrance, which is meant to remember young people who died in traffic incidents in and around the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - The low thunder of a drum beat cuts through the air.
Eight men in suit jackets and pressed shirts, and one in navy scrubs, gathered on the front lawn at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
SANTA CLARITA - After an hour-long forum with the five candidates vying for seats on the Saugus district board Thursday night, the Saugus Teachers Association decided to endorse the three incumbents up for re-election in November.
SANTA CLARITA - Firefighters quickly contained a fire involving a BMW vehicle on Sierra Highway about a quarter-mile south of Golden Valley Road in Newhall Friday afternoon.
SANTA CLARITA - The premier episode for the reality TV game series "Amazing Race," airing Sunday night, was recently filmed at Melody Ranch in Newhall.
From the time he was a child, Ron Ippolito knew he wanted to be a teacher.
There were 14 guests of honor at the opening ceremonies held for the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall on Thursday - but none of them were there.
The city of Santa Clarita will hold a celebration Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of the opening of the Newhall Library.
SANTA CLARITA - Officials from the Saugus Union School District will hold a rededication ceremony for Emblem Academy on Friday morning.
Signal Multimedia is inviting the public to contribute stories or photos that provoke higher-level discussions about education in general for a new weekly Our Community section.
SANTA CLARITA - Facing an influx of inmates as a result of state prison realignment, supervisors are looking outside the borders of Los Angeles County to house some of the county's criminals.
The California Department of Transportation announced Friday it will be closing the two middle lanes of the freeway in both directions between Van Nuys Boulevard and State Route 118 to demolish the median.
Two months after a congressional subcommittee determined it needs a cost estimate before considering a bill to block a mega-mine in Canyon Country, the request to conduct the estimate hasn't been made, The Signal has learned.
The Newhall County Water District has won its sixth consecutive award for fiscal responsibility.
Santa Clarita city facilities, including City Hall and all branches of the city public library system, will be closed Monday to mark Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
The number of reported Part 1 crimes handled by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station in 2013 was higher than in 2012 but still significantly lower than five years ago, according to data released Friday by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
About 35 people turned out Saturday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Valencia to learn more about the Affordable Care Act and Covered California - the state's health insurance exchange.