An evening with the stars in the SCV
Robi Mukherjee, a member of The Local Group Astronomy Club in Santa Clarita, calibrates his telescope for the quarterly Star Party at Vasquez Rocks in 2017. While equipment like this helps, it’s certainly not necessary to enjoy a night under the stars in the SCV — if you know where to look, according to the experts. Signal file photo

An evening with the stars in the SCV

It may seem like the millions of stars and constellations that light up the night sky are undetectable without the proper equipment, but local astronomy experts say the colorful nebulas and glowing galaxies that span hundreds of miles are detectable with nothing but your eyes and a dark night.

Continue Reading An evening with the stars in the SCV
Businesses, community leaders, residents celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Dancers from D'Wilfri DanceArt and Entertainment performed at the 2019 Hispanic Heritage Dancers from D'Wilfri DanceArt and Entertainment perform at the 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration, hosted by the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Bobby Block / The Signal

Businesses, community leaders, residents celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Dozens of local business owners, community leaders and residents gathered at Tesoro Adobe Park this week to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and honor local Latino-owned businesses that have had an…

Continue Reading Businesses, community leaders, residents celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
COC informs community during Suicide Prevention Month
Tracy Smith ties a ribbon on the "tree of recovery" fxor her son during the Voices of Recovery panel discussion held at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center in Valencia on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Dan Watson/The Signal

COC informs community during Suicide Prevention Month

College of the Canyons kicked off Suicide Prevention Month on Wednesday with two discussion panels touching on the topics of sexual trauma and substance abuse. The panels were held in…

Continue Reading COC informs community during Suicide Prevention Month
Suicide Prevention Month comes to COC
Harmony Dust, author and founder of Treasures, shares her story of survival and struggles women encounter with about 300 people at College of the Canyons during the an information conference on human trafficking. Austin Dave/The Signal

Suicide Prevention Month comes to COC

In honor of Suicide Prevention Month this September, College of the Canyons is hosting a mix of events and trainings in collaboration with community and campus partners throughout the next…

Continue Reading Suicide Prevention Month comes to COC
Hospital readies for Ride for a Cure fundraiser
Roger E. Seaver, president and CEO of Henry Mayo, speaks at a 15-year celebration for the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.

Hospital readies for Ride for a Cure fundraiser

Santa Clarita Valley residents are invited to participate in the upcoming Ride for a Cure event, which will be hosted by the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center in an effort…

Continue Reading Hospital readies for Ride for a Cure fundraiser
Mayor invites business community to breakfast in October
Mayor Marsha McLean shows a framed copy of William S. Hart School District student Sooben Ju's art piece, which depicts a young woman on a wheelchair in the workplace. Businesses practicing inclusice hiring received a copy during the 2019 Mayor's Committee Business Recognition Luncheon on Thursday. Tammy Murga/ The Signal

Mayor invites business community to breakfast in October

The Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee invites members of the community to its annual breakfast occurring from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at The Centre. Job developers,…

Continue Reading Mayor invites business community to breakfast in October