Last week several readers contacted us to let us know that the beautiful bird captured from the prior week by Louie Gallardo was an Egret.
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College of the Canyons Chapter of the National Student Nurse Association chapter joined forces with Habitat For Humanity, in an effort to build new homes for United States veterans on March 22.
It was a proud day for "Mustang" students on Rancho Pico's Science Olympiad team Saturday, March 8th, when they competed against 28 other junior high schools.
I was divorcing my first husband, and as a stay at home mom for 17 years, I needed a job.
John Paul Carmona ("JP"), a senior at Canyon High School and member of the marching band, wanted to ask his girlfriend Destiny Hernandez to the upcoming prom.
In the world of giving every little bit counts, and a little can quickly add up to a lot, as learners at SCVi Charter School in Castaic recently discovered.
Poetry stands as an essence of youth, an integral part of a mind unfettered by the mental calluses called experience.
While I never lost a family member to a tragedy as did the descendents of Titanic victims in today's story, I did experience a series of back-to-back, non-related, life-challenging events several years ago that resulted in my making several changes in my life – all for the better.
I'm 15 years old and I have lived in Santa Clarita all my life. I also have psoriasis.
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Since I am only nine years old, I don't have lots of information about Maya Angelou's poems, books, or fame. So, I just decided to talk about what Dr. Maya Angelou did for me. My Mom had me read the poem "Phenomenal Woman" for a possible school project one day. After that, whenever I am feeling a little sad for being different, I just remember how happy and important reading that poem makes me feel.
RockNacappella, a Santa Clarita-based a cappella performance youth group, has been selected to perform a full-length concert at Upstairs at Vitello's Jazz & Supper Club on August 24.
Nobody talked to me about 9/11. An adolescent with a small understanding of the world, I consumed hours of news and radio coverage that morning – without an adult ever explaining what it meant.
The SCV Education Foundation is looking for volunteers to assist students improve their reading skills in local public schools and after school.
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.
Dave and I were 12 or so when we decided chickens were the wave of the future.
Artwork by Fair Oaks Ranch third-graders Kenzie and Brianna in teacher Tarah Davis' art classes.
Up against young people across Los Angeles County, two Santa Clarita kids were finalists in an essay contest about the works of Maya Angelou.
Some of my favorite childhood memories involve sports – whether it was riding bikes to the corner store with the neighborhood kids or fitting in one last run around the baseball diamond against the setting summer sun.
Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. However, she is most remembered as a beautiful poet. Throughout this essay, I will send you back in time to see the life of the magnificent Dr. Maya Angelou. It is hard to find words that describe her, so I will leave that up to you. But, I will say her poetry will slide through the brain and straight to your heart.
Moms Club of Castaic and Eleven12 Events invite the community to the fourth annual Bunco for Hope fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia on September 21 from 1-5 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Public Library has been busier than ever this year.
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Hundreds of thousands of people drive up the freeway and exit at Magic Mountain Parkway, never knowing the beauty of the surrounding area.