As we traverse the freeways that surround our valley, we know who to call when we're in trouble and need help, but who can those helpers turn to in distress?
From the earliest days of European exploration, the area that today is the Eternal Valley Cemetery in Newhall, has been a site rich with history. In 1769, an expedition sent out by Father Junipero Serra to find the Bay of Monterey, passed through the area. In 1847, American troops under the command of John C. Fremont reportedly camped at the site. A few years later, Sanford Lyon took over a stagecoach station that was on ...
In honor of the Week of the Young Child, College of the Canyons will hold a sixth annual Play Day on April 25.
Dates to Watch Thursday - Sunday The College of the Canyons Theater Department will present the Tony award winning revival "A Doll's House" 8 p.m. Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3; 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, April 5 at the Black Box Theater in the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. Admission is $5 for students and seniors ...
Today Art and music patrons will celebrate 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today as "Love is in the Air" - the annual benefit of the Santa Clarita Creative Guild - unfolds in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia. The Art Show will feature paintings, sculptures, arts/craft and other forms of visual art. The day will also feature a concert from the "Back on Track" music group with their farewell performance before the groups leave ...
Motivational speaker Salt Creek Grille will host an organ and tissue donor drive from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at their Valencia Town Center location, 24415 Town Center Drive #115, Valencia. The event features guest waiter and Saugus resident Dan Trujillo who after playing professional baseball with the Toronto Blue Jays, faced death before successfully receiving a heart transplant. Info: (661) 222-9999. Recycle drive for your electronics The GRANDS Project is sponsoring an electronics ...
The Betty Ferguson Foundation will bring together fine wine, gourmet food and good friends when they host their eighth annual Vine 2 Wine event at the Bridgeport Lake Clubhouse from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 5. All proceeds will benefit the foundation's programs for women and youth.
Castaic resident Brittany Pawlak will be a contestant Monday, 10 a.m. on "The Price is Right." The show airs locally on KCBS (Channel 2). Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are being sought to watch a taping of the show and try their luck at being chosen as a contestant, tickets are free. Contestant hopefuls can get information and obtain show tickets online at www.cbs.com/daytime/the_price_is_right. In addition, viewers can call the CBS ...
Albert White, son of richard and Irma White, is a 2006 graduate of Bowman High School in Santa Clarita. He enlisted in the Marines in 2007 and is being deployed to Iraq. He is 20 years old and loves the Lakers basketball team. His family reports he is a great son and a friend to many in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Coast Guard Seaman Alan J. Gadaire, son of Georgia J. and stepson of Kenneth D. Nelson of Castaic, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J.
Saturday Zonta Club of SCV will honor outstanding volunteers at the 2009 Women In Service Celebration brunch at Robinson Ranch Clubhouse. $30 per person. Reservations are required. Info: (661) 252-9351. Today The Santa Clarita Master Chorale will present "Saints and Scoundrels" at 3:30 p.m. today at the Performing Arts Center, College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. The 55-voice chorale will be joined by professional instrumentalists. Tickets start at $14 and are available ...
Lenten Fish Fry at St. Clare's Church St. Clare's Catholic Church will host its annual Lenten Fish Fry each Friday through April 3. Serving hours are 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 19606 Calla Way, Canyon Country. John Boston to hold lecture series John Boston and the SCV Historical Society will be offering a 10-week lecture series on the history of the Santa Clarita Valley beginning early April. Info: (661) 254-1275, www.scvhs.org. Search and ...
Chosen "most humorous" in his high school yearbook, Paul Ogata has certainly lived up to the prophecy. The Valencia comedian won the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition in 2007 and has been featured on television's "Late Late Show," as well as regular stints on Comedy Central.
The 10th annual fundraising cabaret to benefit the Canyon Theatre Guild offered up a tribute to the 1970s with mood rings, pet rocks, disco balls, smiley faces and lava lamps offering nostalgic reminders to guests of the decade that saw Watergate, the first oil crisis, the end of the hippie movement and the war in Vietnam, the streaking fad and a rise in feminism.
Drama club students at Legacy Christian Academy recently presented the classic story of "Beauty and the Beast" to sold out performances.
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.
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.
Pamela Ripling, who oversees Circle of Hope's three signature fundraisers in her volunteer position of event coordinator, has received the Carmen Sarro Community Service Award from the Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley.
It was a lovely brunch yesterday morning at the Robinson Ranch Clubhouse in Sand Canyon to celebrate the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Women in Service event.
Soroptimist International Greater Santa Clarita recently hosted a "Day of Service", on behalf of Mending Kids International, was a lot of fun and very rewarding.
It was a St. Patrick's Day full of "Mischief and Malarkey" at the annual Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley fashion show.
Buster's not moving." Those three words, uttered by my boyfriend on Oct. 27, 2012, changed my life in more in ways than I could ever imagine.