Rachel O'Connor, of Santa Clarita, received a Bachelor's Degree during the 2009 Commencement Ceremonies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, held Sunday May 17.
Picture Perfect Window Coverings held its first annual Art Contest on May 12. Art students from Artworks Studio and Picasso's Playmates participated in the contest for a nominal entry fee. Picture Perfect donated half of the proceeds to the Circle of Hope, a nonprofit charity supporting women and men with breast cancer.
Jade Sekeres, a student at Valencia High School, has been selected to attend the 2009 Congressional Student Leadership Conference on Medicine & Healthcare, sponsored by LeadAmerica. The CSLC is a college-accredited invitational leadership program for academically talented and promising young leaders from across the United States and internationally. Jade Sekeres will join other exceptional high school students with records of academic achievement and extracurricular or community involvement who are inverted to participate.
Picture this: An elegant Tuscan atmosphere (without driving any further than the Tournament Players Club in Westridge), delicious Northern Italian cuisine, fragrant wines and beautiful music. Add to the tempting milieu a very special ceremony recognizing three oncologists who battle cancer each day with the utmost expertise and compassion for their patients.
The Betty Ferguson Foundation has selected Dianne Van Hook, chancellor of College of the Canyons, as the foundation's Woman of Honor for 2009. The event, to be held Sept. 19 at the Tournament Players' Club in Valencia, will celebrate its 10th year honoring influential women in and outside the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several dogs for adoption.
Wild Oregon morels. Organic asparagus. Prime New York steak. Potatoes. Separately, the ingredients are special.
Summer parties and sunny days just scream for a scoop of ice cream. From banana splits to sundaes, ice cream is an easy way to enjoy the season. So grab a scoop and gather the kids around to create a few ice cream treats and great memories.
Jazz & Blues Concert Series
Editor's note: Signal feature writer Michelle Sathe will be taking a seven-week sabbatical to promote homeless dog adoptions. She is taking a rescued pit bull, Loren, along with her as a companion and mascot during their cross-country trip. The Signal will be following Sathe's and Loren's trip every Sunday with a column of their latest adventures.
You know the shirts with "I (Heart) New York?" They should make one with "I (Unhappy Face) New York," just for me.
The game of golf has its obstacle courses, but Tyler Cordova, 6, of Valencia, knows how to play his way through the course of life.
He works for free six days a week, so the Green family doesn't mind when their most popular employee, Tank, rides his skateboard around Green Landscape Nursery on Bouquet Canyon Road at the corner of Cinema Drive. They don't even mind when he takes a nap.
Robert, a 42-year-old diabetic, enjoyed medical care provided through his health insurance for years. His doctor's visits and medications were provided for a small co-pay. Unfortunately, he was laid off from his job and lost his health insurance. He didn't know what to do with bills piling up; he worried about his home, providing food for his family and how he would pay for his two boys to attend a sports camp in the summer. His health became the lowest priority and his glucose skyrocketed to 400 by the time he came to Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers ...
Through the lens of a camera, Pete Van watched pounds of trash pile up on the floor, as Coke bottles layered upon crumpled family records in a Santa Clarita residence.
The Signal newsroom in Santa Clarita was quiet but for the patter of keyboards and the grit of scanner feedback.
Did you bring a copy of The Signal or a Signal product on your most recent exotic vacation?
Watch out for these local events coming up in April.
Impressionist artist and Canyon Country resident Nancy Eckels will showcase her emotionally charged paintings at Southern California's largest fine arts festival, Mission Federal ArtWalk in San Diego on April 26 and 27.
Before she became a wife and mother, Santa Clarita resident Carolyn West owned an interior design business – so she understood the importance of a good makeover.
Rich violet light flooded the stage. Music pulsed in cadence with the models' steps as they sauntered, strutted and stomped down the runway.
Canyon Country resident Ethan Dettenmaier is known for his crazy ideas, live radio candor and comical good luck.
Santa Clarita and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will team up Saturday for a free community health fair from 9 a.m. to noon at the Canyon Country Community Center.
Two California Institute of the Arts graduates will wait in anticipation tonight for the most-sought-after envelope in show business.
Vicki Cespedes sat in a leather chair in her family's living room in Canyon Country, her four daughters perched in a circle around her.
Smooth winds blew across the highest hilltop garden in Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary on a clear Tuesday morning.
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