Christo, artist behind umbrellas project in Tejon Pass, dies
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's 'The Umbrellas Japan-USA' installation mountainsides in the Tejon Pass from Gorman in 1991. Photo by Wolfgang Volz via scvhistory.com

Christo, artist behind umbrellas project in Tejon Pass, dies

Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, known for his environmental art pieces such as “The Umbrellas Japan-USA” installation in the Tejon Pass, died Sunday.  The 84-year-old, recognized worldwide by his first name, died…

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Hart show choir takes on a virtual connection
Hart High School Show Choir performs virtually for "Sound Vibes As Above, So Below" video compilation. Courtesy of Jason Dino

Hart show choir takes on a virtual connection

When schools closed back in March, many of the extracurriculars, like choir, were also put on hold. For Hart High School’s show choir, this came right in the middle of…

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Making a difference, one mask at a time
Masketeers provided masks for Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. Courtesy of Cathy Johnson

Making a difference, one mask at a time

Hundreds if not thousands of Santa Clarita Valley residents have stepped up to help essential workers receive the supplies they need to continue to do their jobs safely. And, when…

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SCV resident creates a virtual symphony
SCV resident Shie Rozow, a film and TV composer, used remote recording to bring together 82 musicians to create this beautiful mash-up of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “What a Wonderful World.” Courtesy

SCV resident creates a virtual symphony

As with many industries deemed “nonessential,” music and live entertainment have been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. So, local composer Shie Rozow decided to bring the music to people…

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The MAIN goes virtual
The MAIN's monthly "You're The Best" talent show competition has turned virtual with a Facebook Live scheduled 7 p.m. Thursday. Courtesy

The MAIN goes virtual

As the “Safer at Home” order continues to keep Santa Clarita Valley residents home, The MAIN has decided to find a new way to keep them entertained. Though the theater…

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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…

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Making the most of increased family time
Meadows Elementary Students Avalon Tarlow, right, and Jacob Patton exercise their creativity at a "pop-up playground event" on their campus Thursday morning. February 20, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal

Making the most of increased family time

It’s been a week since schools in the Santa Clarita Valley closed, meaning kids, as well as parents, have been stuck primarily indoors due to the coronavirus and dreary weather.…

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Business up 50% at local Farmers Market
Quail eggs are all that's left on display as Guido Emilio, of Urban Fresh Farms, talleys his sales after selling out of 75 dozen eggs in the first hour at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market in Newhall on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

Business up 50% at local Farmers Market

Despite COVID-19 concerns and inclement weather, the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market in Newhall experienced a large turnout on Saturday.  The Old Town Newhall Farmers Market is an open-air market…

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One Story One City author highlights her book
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, right, author of Gods of Jade and Shadow is interviewed by Debby Verba, Public Service Librarian of the Old Town Newhall Library as Morena- Garcia speaks about her writing process during an event hosted by the City of Santa Clarita Public Library and held at the Newhall Family Theater of Performing Arts in Newhall on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

One Story One City author highlights her book

Silvia Moreno-Garcia shared insights from the writing process for her book, “Gods of Jade and Shadow,” on March 7 to an audience of avid book readers in Newhall.  The One…

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UPDATE: Local events canceled in light of coronavirus
David Thornbury performs some trick roping for a picture with Sonia and Zachary Hill at the 24th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival at William S. Hart Park in Old Town Newhall. Signal file photo

UPDATE: Local events canceled in light of coronavirus

To slow the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, some local events that were slated to take place in the coming weeks have been canceled.  Some of these events will…

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