Holocaust survivor, Anne Frank’s stepsister, visits the SCV
Rabbi Ron Hauss sits down with Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, left to right, for a livestreamed interview at Chabad of SCV on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Courtesy

Holocaust survivor, Anne Frank’s stepsister, visits the SCV

Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss truly believes her life has been full of miracles, “which is one of the reasons why I'm still sitting here,” she said. Hundreds of Santa Clarita…

Valencia High students remember the Holocaust
Holocaust survivor Phil Raucher speaks to students at Valencia High School Tuesday morning. February 25, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

Valencia High students remember the Holocaust

On the 75th anniversary of the liberation of concentration camps after the Holocaust, 10th-grade students at Valencia High were given the opportunity to hear from three survivors Tuesday. “What started…

Memorial March honors World War II soldiers
Argel Cardoniga, paid homage to the Bataan death march that took place April, 9, 1942, by recreating the long strenuous march U.S. and Philippine soldiers were forced to walk nearly 70 miles to a prison camp, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Gilbert Bernal/The Signa

Memorial March honors World War II soldiers

After years of hearing about the Bataan Memorial Death March, Argel Cardoniga wanted to complete it. The Santa Clarita Valley resident, a Filipino-American fitness instructor and retired senior manager in federal law enforcement, wanted to honor the memories of those who had marched and died all those years ago — including his grandfather.

A special need for some special education
Kaye Hansen shares stories about how she helped to create some of the first special education programs in the Santa Clarita Valley. January 14, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

A special need for some special education

Back in the 1960s, there weren’t any special education programs in the Santa Clarita Valley. Instead, special needs children were considered “uneducable” and were only permitted to attend kindergarten. So,…

Longtime SCV resident turns 103
David Gilbert, 103-year-old Santa Clarita resident and World War II U.S. Navy veteran, poses with his certificate issued to him by the city of Santa Clarita on his 100th birthday three years ago, on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Longtime SCV resident turns 103

At 103 years old, longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident David Gilbert said his secret to longevity is going for walks and eating chocolate. In his pantry, you can find a…

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