Honoring Memorial Day while in quarantine
0601_news_memorial_day_KL_03_CMYK The Ronald Reagan Marine Corps League of Simi Valley gives a rifle salute at the conclusion of Memorial Day ceremonies at Eternal Valley Memorial Park. SIGNAL PHOTO

Honoring Memorial Day while in quarantine

As the weeks turn into months with the stay-at-home quarantine restrictions, weekends seemingly have become just a blur of days, for some. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, for example,…

Memorial Day traces back to the Civil War
Flags were placed at each grave in Arlington National Cemetary on its first Memorial Day celebration. That tradition stands today and across the nation as a way to honor the fallen heroes. COURTESY PHOTOS

Memorial Day traces back to the Civil War

Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic — established Decoration Day…

When we go green for the fun of it
Attendees from left, Tess Carlos, Terrie Castillo and Phyllis Fitzsimons (cq) use Irish props as they pose for photos at the St. Patrick's Day celebration at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Friday. Dan Watson/The Signal

When we go green for the fun of it

It’s almost time to don your green or get pinched as St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. Though we’re a few thousand miles away from Ireland, that doesn’t…

A few of the SCV’s most romantic restaurants
Whisking away your loved one for a drive up the canyon to Le Chene is a sure-fire way to enjoy a romantic meal. Dan Watson/The Signal

A few of the SCV’s most romantic restaurants

If you’re like 70 million other Americans, you’re probably planning to spend Valentine’s Day at a restaurant this year. The National Restaurant Association found that about 30% of consumers will…

Spoil Your Valentine
Do something a little different this Valentine’s Day. Take a romantic stroll along the sand, then wander back to Ventura Harbor Village to stroll along the boardwalk. PHOTO COURTESY VENTURA HARBOR VILLAGE

Spoil Your Valentine

Romantic restaurants, B&B getaways,  roses, cards and candy are universally viewed as the go-to “musts” for a successful Valentine’s Day. However, Valentine’s Day can be celebrated in any number of…

Romantic Getaways
Cambria is an uncrowded seaside gem. Be sure to visit downtown Cambria. PHOTO COURTESY VISIT CALIFORNIA

Romantic Getaways

As luck would have it, Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday in 2020. It’s the perfect time to make this year’s “Most Romantic Day of the Year” a special occasion by planning a long weekend getaway.

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