By Signal Staff AngelDogs Foundation will host "Rock, Walk & Wag" on April 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Park in Saugus. The community event is designed to increase awareness of the overpopulation issue, educate the public, and raise funds for spay/neuter services throughout Southern and Central California. The day will be filled with lots of free, family-oriented fun, live music, vendors, pet adoptions, L.A. food truck favorites, and veterinary clinic services. ...
By James Harris For The Signal hen a bear "pooped" on the steps at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, no one cleaned it up. "Heck no! We are a nature center! We drew a big chalk circle around it, labeled it 'Bear Scat' and it became an educational tool. Until it dried up and blew away," said Heidi Webber, Docent and treasurer for Placerita Canyon Nature Center Associates. From bird walks to classroom talks, Placerita Canyon ...
The 25th annual Taste of the Town to benefit the Child & Family Center of Santa Clarita will offer a record number of food and beverage vendors and a new way to contribute to charity.
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.
The Kim and Steven Ullman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital was honored recently with a Santa Clarita Elks Lodge Community Service Award.
I've just returned from my retreat on Whidbey Island, Wash. It was a lovely week which I spent visiting with friends, drinking salted caramel hot coco at the Local Grown coffee shop and taking in a great community theater production of "The Full Monty." I also had a fantastic seafood dinner of salmon, fresh Dungeness crab and fresh crab cakes. It really doesn't get any better than that!
It's the simple things that we take for granted that Maureen Wright, R.N. thinks about in relation to her visits to Africa.
Donny Young, son of Don and Jill Young of Canyon Country, was recently named to the Dean's list with a 4.0 GPA.
It nearly takes my breath away. Billowy, white cotton candy clouds march eastward, covering the top of Fountain Peak; its red sentinel spires pushing through feathery cloud-fog. Descending the mountain are wide, uneven strips of crimson, gray and green; rhyolite and limestone. "See the three layers?" asked Brian Miller, organizer of our trip to the currently closed Mitchell Caverns in the Providence Mountains State Recreation Area. "The gray band-that's where the caves are," he says. ...
SELINSGROVE, Pa.- Morgan Lehman, of Canyon Country, was named to Susquehanna University's dean's list for the fall 2012 semester.
Editor's note: The Signal will profile each of the nominees for Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year over the next few weeks.
It seems that spring has sprung! I've enjoyed watching the trees and flowers bloom throughout the Santa Clarita Valley in recent weeks. The hills are even green. I know it won't last, but it is lovely for the moment. I am looking forward to the yuccas that bloom in May, my favorite time of year.
Galpin Subaru is the title sponsor of Rock, Walk & Wag, which will be held along Central Park's Perimeter Trail on Saturday, April 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free, fun, family festival will educate the public about the importance of spaying/neutering and raise funds to help keep this life-saving surgery widely available at a reduced rate for the public throughout Southern and Central California.
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.
I hope all the Easter eggs have been found and the Easter ham or lamb is cooking in the oven. Did you already bite the ears off your chocolate Easter bunny? My favorite has always been the marshmallow eggs.
The first time Merry Graham won a $10,000 check, she almost threw it out and kept on cooking.
This year, Newhall resident Merry Graham won the Duncan Hines Sweet Stars dessert contest with her Chocolate Crusted Tart with Orange Yogurt Crème and Fresh Raspberries.
When he first started riding, Saugus resident Nabeel Atique swore he would never do this. But two weeks ago, he stood poised on his bike, staring down the start of a 350-mile-plus race.
Jerry Simpson's antique radio repair shop is located in Canyon Country in a Sierra Highway strip mall, its most distinguishing feature an unnecessarily large parking lot where a tumbleweed is more likely to roll through than a customer.
"Are we gonna do this?" teenage Zakariah O'Mara-Mezzano asked, glancing sidelong at has his two friends, with a moment's apprehension.
With her hair pulled back into a low, blond bun, Season Winquest De Angelis spun on a pointed toe, laced to the ankle in powder pink ballet shoes.
A new nonprofit is in town.
Staggered in lines, wearing purple-and-gold uniforms and holding position with hands at their sides, the special education cheer club Valencia Vikings Star Cheer held its collective breath.
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