Mary Jane Mitchell, who was born on May 4, 1924, celebrates her 100th birthday at Atria Senior Living on Saturday. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Mary Jane Mitchell celebrates 100 years  

Decades after driving across the country to California in her parents’ car from Ohio, and never looking back, Mary Jane Mitchell celebrated her 100th birthday at Atria Senior Living on

Quarter-acre brush fire reported in Acton  

A quarter-acre grass fire was reported on Wednesday morning on the 8000 block of Soledad Canyon Road in Acton, according to Kaitlyn Aldana, a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County

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No injuries in reports of shots fired 

No injuries were reported after Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of several gunshots and screeching tires heard in Valencia early Thursday morning, according to Sgt.

A traffic collision resulted in one patient transported to the hospital. Dan Watson/ The Signal

Two transported in Soledad collision 

A traffic collision on the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and North Goldenrod Way in Saugus resulted in two patients being transported early Wednesday afternoon, according to Los Angeles County

Anita Calkins, left, who donated three full boxes, stands with deputies Louis Valle, center, and Wyatt Wells, right, during the "DEA National Drug Take Back Day" on Saturday, April 27. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Photos: Drug Take-Back Day

Deputies at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station set up a drop-off station for “DEA National Drug Take Back Day,” where residents could discard unwanted and expired medicine on Saturday

Members of the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's Novae Sinfonia at Carnegie Hall. Courtesy of Madeline Gaines.

SCV youth perform at Carnegie Hall 

Some singers go to Hollywood, while an ensemble from the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra recently went to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall.  The set list included “Abacus,”

Attendees could take photos with the 1960s cars displayed outside at the Canyon Country Community Center during the Santa Clarita Master Chorale benefit "Let the Sunshine In" on Saturday, April 20. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Master Chorale holds ’60s-themed fundraiser  

How groovy! Attendees could travel back in time and enjoy the 1960s during the Santa Clarita Master Chorale’s annual Cabaret and Cabernet benefit, “Let the Sunshine In,” at the Canyon