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Hallea Pocrass, 17, left, Nyali Latz-Torres, 17, center, and Cayden Pocrass, 19, participated in the frst in-person 2023 California Advocacy Leadership Conference at the State Capitol on Nov. 5. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

CASA advocates for high school robotics program 

Through their robotics club, Hermit Social Club, 17-year-old Academy of the Canyons seniors Hallea Pocrass and Nyali Latz-Torres helped organize the first-ever in-person conference for the California Association for STEM

Joanne McCusker (center) celebrates her birthday with her friends Wendy Dannenberg (left) and Tracey Burns. Katherine Quezada/ The Signal

Former ice-skating star celebrates 100th birthday

Dozens of friends and family members descended upon the Valencia Hills Clubhouse to celebrate the 100th birthday of former professional ice skater and television star Joanne McCusker on Sunday.  “I

Break-in attempt reported at Central Park 

Someone tried to break into a building at Central Park on Saturday night, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.  “They tried to break into a building at Central

Mary Zimmerman eats cake passed out during her birthday celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Mary Zimmerman celebrates her 102nd birthday

Residents of Oakmont of Valencia and loved ones anxiously waited for Mary Zimmerman to arrive to surprise her with a happy birthday song, a tune she has presumably heard for

Photo of the Yamaha C3, courtesy of Daria Landress.

Friendly Valley celebrates new piano 

After months of organizing efforts, from January to June, to purchase a new piano, the Friendly Valley Country Club celebrated its new addition — a Yamaha C3 — with a

Dr. Varoujan Gorjian, JPL reserach astronmer, gave a talk to the attendees who were interested in learning about the difference between jets and rockets. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

COC hosts semi annual Star Party

Aspiring astronomers could have the world at their fingertips during the College of the Canyons Canyon Country Campus’ semiannual Star Party on Friday night. COC’s STEM-based programs and clubs had activities

Golden Oak Adult School celebrates 75 years 

Golden Oak Adult School held its 75th anniversary celebrations on Thursday, commemorating seven decades of inspiring adult students.   Kids and adults showed up wearing costumes to trick-or-treat from various

Several pieces of memorabilia were placed to honor L.A. County Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Pocock Brewing Company. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Pocock hosts fundraiser for Clinkunbroomer family 

The Santa Clarita community gathered to support the family of slain Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer, who was killed while on duty in Palmdale in September.   Throughout Saturday

Valencia juniors Gavin Andrada, 16, left, and Maya Yiadom, 16, created the event and spread the word to ensure the turnout that it received Tueday night. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Valencia junior creates haunted hallway 

Eerie music filled the Valencia High School atmosphere, as students lined up to attend the first-ever Haunted Hallway by the Valencia gym. Screams from the hallway had students awaiting their

Courtesy of Dr. Mwanga Kazadi.

Henry Mayo physician leads the way for vNOTES

As technology progresses, so do its benefits for people in areas such as health. An example is vNOTES, which is a relatively new procedure designed to minimize the invasive nature