In Sunday's Our Community section we hear from a father as he gives his first-hand account of the indescribable misery and grief that followed after losing both of his toddler children in an auto accident 23 years ago.
In third grade I discovered a book on the life of Helen Keller in my grade school library.
For the past three months I have been on Bantayan Island in the Philippines working as the Media Director for Young Pioneer Disaster Response, a startup NGO – or non-governmental organization - created by my friends and I in response to the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan.
The College of the Canyons jazz bands are tuning up for their next concert "JAZZ IT!" at which will be the raffle drawing for many prizes including a special band appearance at the winner's next party.
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Pleasantview Industries, a local non-profit serving individuals with developmental disabilities in the Santa Clarita Valley for the past 45 years, recently held its 15th annual No-Tap Bowling Tournament and Fundraiser at Valencia Lanes.
St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching. It's the time of green beer, green hats, Irish music, parades, and limericks.
What does a mural on an L.A. freeway, students at SCV schools, and CalArts have in common?
From the very first rehearsal, it was clear that this was going to be a concert to remember.
Pew Research Center's Paul Taylor appeared on Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" to discuss his new book, The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown.
Our non-profit organization, the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association (SCYSA) Wildcats, with the insight of Coach John Torres launched our inaugural Boys U-9 Developmental Lacrosse program recently.
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.