Girl Scout teaches sewing and helps charity
Riley Gibbs, 10 and Avery Gibbs, 8 hold up placemats they created for the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center during a sew-in created by Girl Scout Jessic Nilsen for her Girl Scout Gold Awar Project at The Centre in Canyon Country Sunday afternoon. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Girl Scout teaches sewing and helps charity

Though sewing and home economics may no longer be a classroom staple, 17-year-old Girl Scout Jessica Nilsen is doing her part to make sure the art of the needle is not lost

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Calgrove car fire prompts quick response
A vehicle fire on the Old Road and Calgrove Blvd prompted a quick response from emergency officials on Sunday morning. Rick McClure

Calgrove car fire prompts quick response

A car fire on The Old Road and Calgrove Boulevard sparked a response from Los Angeles County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol officers early Sunday morning.

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Circle of Hope helps cancer survivors match inside and outside beauty
Colleen Shaffer, Circle of Hope founder receives a cut and style from Janat Barahas, Indo Salon owner, at the Circle of Hope Celebrate Wellness Day event on Sunday, Sept. 7,2019. Gilbert BernalThe Signal

Circle of Hope helps cancer survivors match inside and outside beauty

On Sunday, Indo Salon and Circle of Hope hosted a wellness day and invited their clients as well as walk-in cancer survivors and individuals currently undergoing treatment to receive free hair care, makeup, nail treatment and massages for free.

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David Hegg | In Praise of Fire, Heat  and Facing Our Adversity
David Hegg is senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church and a Santa Clarita resident. "Ethically Speaking" runs Saturdays in The Signal.

David Hegg | In Praise of Fire, Heat and Facing Our Adversity

By David Hegg We’re all familiar with the old saying, “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.” It is often used to remind us that most…

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Robert Lamoureux: Siding discussion – replace or repaint
Robert Lamoureux has more than 40 years of experience as a general contractor, with separate licenses in electrical and plumbing contracting. He owns IMS Construction Inc. in Valencia. His opinions are his own, not necessarily those of The Signal. Opinions expressed in this column are not meant to replace the recommendations of a qualified contractor after that contractor has made a thorough visual inspection. Email questions to Robert at [email protected]

Robert Lamoureux: Siding discussion – replace or repaint

Question no. 1  Robert, We live in Canyon Country and are nearing retirement. When we bought the home, it had a wood siding. We installed a plastic-type siding approximately 12-15…

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Five ways to elevate your home decor through minimalism
Instead of filling every wall with pictures, choose just one accent wall, eliminating excessive decor elements around it. Let one work of art dominate that space, reducing any competition for attention.

Five ways to elevate your home decor through minimalism

The latest trends in home decor reveal a desire for a feeling of tranquility and calmness, perhaps as a response to today's overly busy and distracted lifestyles.

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San Diego: trendy restaurants and neighborhoods
The Ocean Beach neighborhood of San Diego, California, April 19, 2018.

San Diego: trendy restaurants and neighborhoods

San Diego may be the perfect family getaway, but it also offers great restaurants and neighborhoods for grown-up fun. next time you’re looking for a quick getaway, consider these San Diego destinations.

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Mixing Water, Fire, Oil & Accidents
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Mixing Water, Fire, Oil & Accidents

Hey. Is that all y’all moping sheepishly about, pre-coffee Sunday morn? C’mon. Hop up in those saddles. You sage riders who know their way around a horse can just wiggle a boot into the stirrup and swing a leg over the saddle without spilling a drop of latte.

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