The Signal introduces new SignalSCV app

For newshounds who want their breaking Santa Clarita Valley news delivered into the palms of their hands wherever they are, there’s now an app for you. The Santa Clarita Valley’s

Friends of Hart Park seek volunteers

By Patti Rasmussen For The Signal It’s summertime and that means picnics in the park. Many Santa Clarita residents pack up food, the kids, a couple of blankets and head

Art can manifest itself in many forms

We all know art comes in many forms and from many inspirations. Last year there was something about springtime that made me want to do something I’d never tried before

‘Creative life’ on display at Westfield

It’s a project unlike any other they’ve ever done before. Consisting of 20 separate panels, seventh- and eighth-graders at Rio Norte Junior High have been asked to create a 6-foot-by-20-foot

‘Finding Wonder’ in Santa Clarita

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be as small as a bug and live among a field of flowers? Well, wonder no more. “Finding Wonder,” an

Bringing home the Oscars

Maybe you recognized the background when you saw it on the silver screen. The famous ridgeline. The bustle on Main Street. Sometimes it’s just a quick scene, but others have

HandsOn Santa Clarita announces changes

The North Los Angeles County Volunteer Center, or the NLACVC, formerly known as HandsOn Santa Clarita, is saying goodbye to its executive director. Seema Shah served as the face and

A view from the Arts Commission

Being a member of the city of Santa Clarita Arts Commission offers a unique perspective on how arts enhance our community, from grassroots arts groups to professional artists making their

Women artists give back to support next generation

ARTree received a generous donation of art supplies and a $500 check from Women’s Painters West (WPW), a nonprofit organization comprised of more than 250 professional women artists. ARTree is

Holiday shows in the SCV

We are deep into the holiday season and there is much to do — shopping, wrapping, list-making, cookie-baking and trying to squeeze in a visit or two with friends and

Enjoy the SCV Arts Scene Over the Holidays

By Patti Rasmussen Signal Staff Writer While there’s no single art museum in the Santa Clarita Valley yet, there are eight city-sponsored art galleries located around town for your enjoyment.

From Ukraine, with Love

By Patti Rasmussen Signal Staff Writer He’s only been in the United States for three years, but Tymofii Kashchenko, who goes by Tim, finds California kids very much like those

Major Impact Continues to Thrive with New Show

By Patti Rasmussen Signal Staff Writer It’s been said there is place for everyone in theater and nothing in the Santa Clarita Valley better exemplifies that expression than the cast

Santa Clarita’s Curator Extraordinaire

By Patti Rasmussen Signal Staff Writer   Meet Jeff Barber, art supervisor for the city of Santa Clarita, a fixture in the Santa Clarita arts scene for the past 10

Community drawn together

You’ve seen many of their creative pieces around town — the black-and-white, oversized photographs of children on a building on Railroad Avenue; the mosaic that adorns the trail system running

SCV seniors earn perfect scores on ACT

Two students in the William S. Hart Union High School District have earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Ashika Thomas, a senior at Valencia High, and Kailyn