Community Stories

Jazz composer and conductor Ladd McIntosh led his Big Band Wednesday night at Club 507 in the American Legion Post 507 in Santa Clarita, Calif., on July 10, 2024. Trisha Anas/ The Signal

Big band in full swing at local club 

When Ladd McIntosh was 16 years old, his father purchased a record player and a few jazz albums for him. It was from then on McIntosh knew he wanted to

College briefs

College Briefs for July 18

Newhall student earns degree at Benedictine College  Jessica Ryan, of Newhall, has graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, majoring in elementary education.  The college graduated 485 students at the

Press release

Mission Opera to host gala fundraiser 

News release  Mission Opera announced its gala, An Evening of Elegance, is set to take place on Aug. 3 at the Valencia Summit clubhouse.   An Evening of Elegance will begin

Press release

Salvation Army plans student backpack distribution 

News release  The Salvation Army’s Santa Clarita chapter is accepting registrations for its annual distribution of back-to-school backpacks for students in need.  “We are honored to stand together in support

Flat Top Tom and his Jump Cats kicked off a series of free summer concerts on Friday night at the Valencia Marketplace on July 12, 2024. Trisha Anas/ The Signal.

Photos: Flat Top Tom and His Jump Cats

Swing and blues band “Flat Top Tom and His Jump Cats” performed during the inaugural show of the 2024 “Summer Concert” series held at the Valencia Marketplace on Friday. The