County firefighters handle wash fire in Valencia
Los Angeles County Firefighters hike down into wash near Magic Mountian Parkway and Railroad Avenue to battle blaze Sunday evening, Sept. 29. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

County firefighters handle wash fire in Valencia

Los Angeles County fire crews responded to a brush fire in the wash near Magic Mountain Parkway and Railroad Avenue on Sunday. Firefighters were alerted to a call just before…

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Santa Clarita Valley Pacific Islander Festival moves to Castaic Lake
The Kalakeke Pacific Island dance company perform for the audience at the Pacific Islander Fest hosted by Kalakeke Pacific Island Dance Company in partnership with the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation and Castaic Lake Sunday, Sept. 29. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Santa Clarita Valley Pacific Islander Festival moves to Castaic Lake

The soothing sounds of ukuleles drifted lazily through the air of Castaic Lake on Sunday as performers played music and sang to the crowd at this year’s Santa Clarita Valley…

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The Distinguished Gentlemen take their first ride out in Santa Clarita
The Distinguished Gentleman's Riders,(left to right) Oscar Mendez, Christian Haro, John Haro, Michael Finley, Alan Didion, and Anthony Schlenhner dressed up in dapper attire while riding motorcycles through SCV communities to promote the cause. ride to raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer research and suicide prevention Sept. 29, 2019. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

The Distinguished Gentlemen take their first ride out in Santa Clarita

On Sunday, Chris Blankenhorn organized Santa Clarita’s first Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride to raise funds and awareness in partnership with the Movember Foundation for prostate cancer and men’s suicide.

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Delectable desserts for unhealthy indulgences
The Hershey’s Sundae Pie: Go ahead and try to resist, we dare you. Perry Smith/The Signal

Delectable desserts for unhealthy indulgences

While fast food may not be your first choice when in search of something sweet to sink your teeth into, it can certainly bring ease into acquiring your favorite meal…

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Robert Lamoureux: Safety precautions and sewer gases
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: Safety precautions and sewer gases

Question No. 1  Hi Robert,  I live here in Santa Clarita, where we recently had a sewer backup. We called out a plumber and, because of a tree in our…

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David Hegg | Cohesive Ethics: Just as Body Parts Interconnect…
David Hegg is senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church and a Santa Clarita resident. "Ethically Speaking" runs Saturdays in The Signal.

David Hegg | Cohesive Ethics: Just as Body Parts Interconnect…

By David Hegg Twenty-five years ago I suffered a freakish breakdown of my knees. As I pushed off to hit an overhead in a tennis match, my left patella fractured…

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Caring for our caregivers
Carletta Cole of Caregiver Safe Place embraces Scott Richardson at Indo Salon in Valencia Monday afternoon. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Caring for our caregivers

Whether taking care of a parent, spouse, child, friend or neighbor, being a caregiver can take a toll. Carletta Cole knows this from experience as she took on the role…

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