Senior exercise class goes virtual
Exercise teacher Rosemary Competelli (in the front at bottom) with her Fit For Life exercise class during one of their themed workouts for breast cancer awareness. Courtesy

Senior exercise class goes virtual

When Fit For Life exercise teacher Rosemary Competelli’s senior aerobics classes were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, she quickly realized she wanted to find a way to keep her…

Until a vaccine arrives, some turn to antibody testing
Exer nurse Jillian Lehr, right, performs a COVID-19 antibody test on Michael Tsaturyan, left, the manager at Exer's Canyon Country facility, on Monday, April 27, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

Until a vaccine arrives, some turn to antibody testing

Antibody tests remain far from perfect, but some are turning to them as a form of “peace of mind” while a vaccine for COVID-19 is not yet available, and medical…

Time to take to the great outdoors, SCV
Hiking trail at Central Park in Saugus. Dan Watson/The Signal

Time to take to the great outdoors, SCV

As Los Angeles County begins to ease the stay-at-home restrictions, the county’s trails and parks are among the first to reopen. With hundreds of trails that traverse the Santa Clarita…

UCLA to host blood drives in SCV
Bundles blood samples and viles are taken to storage during a blood drive. Signal File Photo

UCLA to host blood drives in SCV

UCLA is hosting two blood drives in Valencia, calling on all eligible and healthy donors to attend. While the coronavirus pandemic continues, so do the unprecedented number of blood-drive cancellations,…

Child & Family Center awarded Behavioral Health Care Accreditation
The Child & Family Center is located at 21545 Centre Pointe Parkway in Santa Clarita. Signal File Photo

Child & Family Center awarded Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

The Child & Family Center recently announced that it has been awarded a three-year Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve…

L.A. County launches ‘Great Plates Delivered’ initiative
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L.A. County launches ‘Great Plates Delivered’ initiative

In an effort to provide meals to those who need them, Los Angeles County recently announced its participation in California’s “Great Plates Delivered” initiative, a meal-delivery service for older adults. …

Mother-daughter nurses in COVID-19 unit at Henry Mayo stay strong for community
Ana Rodriguez (left) and her mother Beatriz both work together at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and have aided patients in the hospital's COVID-19 unit. Tammy Murga/ The Signal

Mother-daughter nurses in COVID-19 unit at Henry Mayo stay strong for community

At home, they’re mother and daughter, but as soon as they put on their medical scrubs and enter Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, they’re a front-line duo helping the community fight…

Beating the odds: 91-year-old survives his coronavirus battle
91-year-old David Chalberg and his daughter Chris Morley, right to left, at Oakmont of Valencia in March. Courtesy

Beating the odds: 91-year-old survives his coronavirus battle

Longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident David Chalberg is used to taking long walks within Oakmont of Valencia community, where he resides. That all quickly changed in mid-March when the Oakmont…

COVID-19 antibody testing now available in SCV
Exer nurse Jillian Lehr, right, performs a COVID-19 antibody test on Michael Tsaturyan, left, the manager at Exer's Canyon Country facility, on Monday, April 27, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

COVID-19 antibody testing now available in SCV

Antibody testing for coronavirus is now available to Santa Clarita Valley residents. “With this new antibody testing, we have the ability to identify people who have been exposed to COVID-19…

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