Local graduates from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Thomas Curry, right, recently graduated cum laude from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in King's Point, New York. Courtesy photo

Local graduates from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Every time Canyon Country resident Thomas Curry tells someone he’s part of the Merchant Marines, they completely ignore the “merchant” part and simply think “Marines,” he said. The Merchant Marines…

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New director of special education for Hart District has a vision
Joanna White, William S. Hart Union High School District’s new director of special education, hopes to foster an inculsive environment in special education.

New director of special education for Hart District has a vision

Joanna White, the new director of special education for the William S. Hart Union High School District, said Tuesday that while she was growing up, special needs students would typically…

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Bella Vida hosts ‘Colors of Our Lives’ concert and art exhibit
Performing arts coordinator John Swinford plays the piano during the Silvertones Holiday Concert at the SCV Senior Center on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Some 50 people performed under his direction during the show. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Bella Vida hosts ‘Colors of Our Lives’ concert and art exhibit

The Bella Vida senior center is hosting a free concert and art exhibit Friday, Aug. 9. The Colors of Our Lives Concert will feature the Silvertone Singers, under the direction…

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AARP to host Smart Driver refresher course at Bella Vida
The new Bella Vida senior center. Cory Rubin/The Signal

AARP to host Smart Driver refresher course at Bella Vida

AARP is hosting a Smart Driver 4-hour refresher course at Bella Vida on Friday, Aug. 16, for those who would like to renew their certificates. These classes are taught by…

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Children’s Bureau to host foster care information seminar
Children's Bureau staff members Cynthia Lemus (far left) and Lita Cienega (second from right) give guests a tour of the new office at their open house on April 17. Courtesy of Danielle Klebanow

Children’s Bureau to host foster care information seminar

Children’s Bureau, a nonprofit leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect in Southern California, plans to hold a foster care information meeting on Aug. 17 for…

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Local artists host art exhibition at Fast Frame Gallery
"Sweet Stuff" by Bonny Butler will be on display at the "Two of Us" art exhibition at Fast Frame Gallery in Valencia Aug. 1-31. Courtesy photo

Local artists host art exhibition at Fast Frame Gallery

Local award-winning artists Zony Gordon and Bonny Butler will be the featured artists at the “Two of Us” art exhibition at the Fast Frame Gallery in Valencia from Aug. 1-31.…

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Queen Nation returns to Concerts in the Park
Members of the band, Queen Nation, perform at Concerts in the Park at Central Park in Santa Clarita on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Queen Nation returns to Concerts in the Park

Another music-filled weekend of the city of Santa Clarita’s 30th annual Concerts in the Park Series will return to Central Park, featuring Queen Nation, a Queen tribute band, this Saturday.…

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County to buy two additional firefighting Firehawk helicopters
Los Angeles County Fire Copter 16, a Sikorsky Firehawk, approaches Agua Dulce Air Park to take on water during the Stone Fire in 2018. Cory Rubin/The Signal

County to buy two additional firefighting Firehawk helicopters

Supervisor Kathryn Barger, in a bid to bolster L.A. County’s firefighting efforts, announced at the Wildfire Town Hall this week the county is purchasing two additional Firehawk helicopters. The addition…

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Local representatives, residents gather for second annual State of the State
State Senator Scott Wilk , left, and Assemblywoman Christy Smith pose for photos before the 2019 VIA State of the State luncheon held at Hyatt Regency Valencia on Tuesday. Dan Watson/The Signal

Local representatives, residents gather for second annual State of the State

Leaders of the Santa Clarita Valley business community joined residents and elected representatives Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia for the Valley Industry Association’s second annual State of the State…

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