Our Community is the place where people who live in the Santa Clarita Valley can share their stories – and we publish them every week - giving the community a voice.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences on Jan. 17, 1994. Here's what they said.
About three years ago, a young 7-year old was hanging out at his mom's store in Old Town Newhall. We were folding material into 2-yard lengths to tie into blankets for children having surgery in Third World countries.
When the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake struck on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, it was a very different world in terms of communications and news reporting.
Prince of Peace Lutheran church celebrated their Grand Opening Sunday Dec. 15 with tremendous fanfare.
Sean had just delivered four big bags of toys for the annual Spark of Hope toy drive put on by Los Angeles County to benefit those in our community who might otherwise not be able to afford gifts for their children.
One of The Signal's top-trending stories this week was about the Ralphs supermarket closing March 7 in Castaic near Lake Hughes Road.
While in elementary school and all through junior college I was very unsure what I wanted to "do" when I grew up.
Despite the growing popularity of e-Readers, the majority of people still prefer print when it comes to reading a book, according to a study on reading habits.
With ever declining turnout numbers, visiting a polling place on Election Day to manually mark ballots seems awfully archaic in today's digital world.
Our Community is the place where people who live in the Santa Clarita Valley can share their stories – and we publish them - giving the community a voice.
Braces for a young child, bicycles for under the tree, clothing, shoes, toys, electronic gadgets, cooked Christmas dinners for 15 local adopted families, tears of joy from a mother seeing boxes of gifts to take to her home are among the scenes our staff was privileged to witness at Christmas.
Welcome to 2014.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley invites the community to a free workshop on life balance and goal setting Saturday, August 16 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Newhall.
If you've lived in Santa Clarita for some time, you know exactly what I'm talking about when I say that our city has "grown up."
More than 85 million people in North America went to waterparks during the summer 2012 season, according to the World Waterpark Association.
Want to keep your kids occupied for hours? Tell them to photograph Santa Claus riding a dinosaur.
Each week, Our Community will feature a new visual SCV moment. Post to Instagram using #scvlife and tag @signalscv for a chance to appear in the section.
Five young boys recently formed Blenz, a charity-minded Santa Clarita Valley lemonade stand that sprung up from a passion for juice squeezing.
Ron Chow and family recently visited Boston and the New England area on vacation, stopping in Saugus, Massachusetts.
The view from Valencia resident Rose Smith's home last Sunday morning.
From the beginning, as I would thumb through the inky pages of your stories, I knew Our Community was something different. Your stories and photos – your candid humor, your ability to share and express – so impressed me.
I am a first-generation Mexican American and was raised in a difficult environment.
Artwork by first-grader Aalaya, left, from Sulphur Springs and third-grader Samantha, right, from Fair Oaks Ranch in teacher Tarah Davis' art classes.
It was a week to remember. By the end of it all, 28 dentists and oral surgeons from all over the world had completed 1,550 surgeries on hundreds of underprivileged patients in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Life on New Park Avenue in the town of Palmers Green was fairly conventional for a family in the upper end of the lower class.