Artistic souls of all ages may try their hand at making a Fairy House or painting ceramic ornaments at The Great Dickens Christmas Fair in Daly City. Photo by Rich Yee.

Christmas Villages, Holiday Fests 

By Michele E. Buttelman  Signal Staff Writer  The holiday season abounds with decorations, peppermint mocha lattes and tree lightings. It is also time to explore

What to Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers 

Holiday hosts toil for hours to create lavish meals everyone will enjoy. It’s not uncommon for Thanksgiving tables to be covered with more food than

Christopher Swan as The Old Man and the cast of “A Christmas Story, The Musical.” The show runs Dec. 5-31 at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Photo by Gary Emord Netzley.

Holiday Theater, Film, Entertainment  

By Michele E. Buttelman  It is the most wonderful time of the year for movies, theater and entertainment. Take time during this busy holiday season

Thanksgiving does not need to be a stressful holiday. With a changed mindset, Thanksgiving can be a holiday that truly celebrates family and togetherness.

When Your Whole Family Comes to Town 

By Vivianna Shields   Signal Staff Writer   The holiday that welcomes gratitude, great food and family bonding, with a side of unwarranted stress, is back.  Though

SCV girls’ basketball preview 

By Justin Vigil-Zuniga and Tyler Wainfeld  Signal Staff Writers  Basketball season is getting underway in the Santa Clarita Valley.  Nine local high school girls’ teams

A Full Menu of Festive Holiday Flavor

Cooking up a successful holiday gathering calls for everyone’s favorite recipes. From the centerpiece main dish to fresh salads and appetizers, roasted sides and baked

Will Ferrall is “Buddy” in “Elf” first released in theaters in 2003 and now a holiday classic. Photo New Line Cinema.

Holiday TV News Guide

It’s time to gather around the television and watch old classics and new specials.  By Michele E. Buttelman  Signal Staff Writer  Holiday television specials are

SCV 2023-24 boys’ basketball preview 

By Justin Vigil-Zuniga and Tyler Wainfeld  Signal Sports Writer   Boys’ basketball is just over the horizon in the Santa Clarita Valley.   Local teams begin their