Author - Patti Rasmussen

Patti Rasmussen

In a day or two we will be saying goodbye to 2018. As The Signal prepares for its 100th birthday, I am ending my year with a column instead of a news story which is pretty much how I started my career at the paper. It was 1996. My neighbor Ronnie...

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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...

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...

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...