Surprise ceremony held to honor former tank commander
Korean War Veteran, U.S. Marine tank commander Sid Kirshner, 84, right, stands in front of a Korean War ear tank, as Steve Chambers, President of the U.S. Marine Corps Tankers Association honors Kirshner for his service at a military vehicle storage yard in Newhall to on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal

Surprise ceremony held to honor former tank commander

Unbeknownst to former U.S. Marine tank commander Cpl. Sid Kirshner as he drove up to a military storage yard in Newhall, he was about to be surprised with a small…

Getting to know (and love) succulents
Matt Fernandez/The Signal Jade, like this red-and-green variety, is a popular succulent that can grow to 4 feet tall.

Getting to know (and love) succulents

Succulents can be just what indoor or outdoor gardens need. Even though succulents are becoming more popular, there are still some people who are unaware of their attributes. By learning…

COC, AOC hosts second annual sexual harassment education seminar
Assembywoman Christy Smith speaks to the dozens of attendees at the Wake Up, Stand Up , sexual Harassment Prevention Seminar held at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons in Valencia on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal

COC, AOC hosts second annual sexual harassment education seminar

For the second year in a row, the students of Academy of the Canyons once again organized and hosted the second annual “Wake Up, Stand Up” sexual harassment and assault…

Santa Clarita ups its egg game
Kids scramble to the plastic eggs at the annual Eggstravaganza at Central Park on Saturday. Emily Alvarenga/The Signal

Santa Clarita ups its egg game

The City of Santa Clarita’s 30th annual Eggstravaganza on Saturday gave hundreds of kids the chance to scramble for some eggs. “It’s a community tradition,” said Patrick Downing, city arts…

Local realtors host comedy night to benefit cancer patients
Attendees laugh as comedians entertain at the Circle of Hope Night of Comedy fundraiser held at The Oaks Club in Stevenson Ranch on Friday. Dan Watson/The Signal

Local realtors host comedy night to benefit cancer patients

Debbie Ragonig has a family history of cancer. “Everyone’s been touched by it,” she said. She’s also positive for the BRCA1 gene, which significantly increases the risk of developing breast…

Family Promise brings back shopping event, now in Newhall
Volunteers from left, Irene Hoefere, Benito Gagan, 8, Lead Volunteer Coordinator Olga Zapata and Rev. Melissa MacKennen lay out some of the 150 Easter baskets created for attendees at the Family Promise Spring Shopping Event held at American Legion Post 507 in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal

Family Promise brings back shopping event, now in Newhall

Back in December, Lisa Reyes was one of several mothers visiting Family Promise of Santa Clarita’s holiday shopping event. Four months later, at the organization’s next shopping event at American…

Saugus baseball features a talented and diverse pitching staff
Senior southpaw Bobby Garcia leads an impressive rotation of Saugus pitchers. Haley Sawyer/The Signal

Saugus baseball features a talented and diverse pitching staff

Versatility, camaraderie and experience. The Saugus baseball pitching staff embodies those three characteristics to the utmost. Eight different pitchers have hit the field for the Centurions so far this season,…

Checking up on your child’s care
Layne Grace, 2, right, tries out magnetic building blocks at one of the more than 20 booths on hand at the Santa Clarita Valley 6th Annual Preschool Fair held at The Centre in Santa Clarita on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal

Checking up on your child’s care

espite recent controversy in the news involving daycare locations in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond, there are numerous safe local options. Parents searching for a suitable daycare in the…

Construction to begin on pipelines for new SCV Sheriff’s Station
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station can be reached by calling 661-255-1121.

Construction to begin on pipelines for new SCV Sheriff’s Station

Night-time traffic on Golden Valley Road will see lane closures beginning Monday, as work crews begin laying pipe for the new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. Construction on the waterline…

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