Looking Forward to Summer Film, Streaming, TV

Lingering effects from the Writer’s Guild and Screen Actors Guild strikes still stalk movie theaters, as well as television and streaming production.  However, there are a few bright spots on

There will be lots of fun at the Los Angeles County Fair.

May the fun be with YOU! 

May is nearly here and so are many of our favorite May celebrations including Stars Wars Day and Cinco de Mayo.  Stars Wars Day is celebrated on May 4. The

Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn in Griffith Park served as his workshop where he built miniatures and model trains. Disney’s tools and handcrafted work benches are on display as well as trains of all scales. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn.

Unusual Museums You May Have Never Visited

You’ve probably visited The Getty, The Broad and The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, but have you seen Walt’s Barn?  Los Angeles has hundreds of museums, but you

Historical reenactors from left, Ralph Castor, Joe Riddle, Dave Kanawah and Dan Cervantes dressed in Texas style Cowboy regalia sit around a period correct camp site at The 2019 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival held at William S. Hart Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal

The Cowboy Festival is Back!

The grounds of William S. Hart Regional Park in Old Town Newhall will again embrace the yee haws! and yahoos! of the annual Cowboy Festival on Saturday, April 20 and

Set in the quaint hamlet of Deptford in the 1580s, the Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire offers guests entertainment, food, drink, vendors and hundreds of costumed characters.

Spring Into Fun

Spring has arrived in Southern California with spring gardening and spring cleaning keeping everyone hopping. But spring in southern California is also the perfect time to get out and enjoy

Saugus Cafe, 1957 or 1958. The new 1952 building is seen at left (after 1963, the only building). The 1925 cafe building is at right. Signal file photo.

Some Landmarks Change But Stay the Same

A common refrain heard throughout the Santa Clarita Valley is: “Everything has changed so much in the last few years.”  It is true that the addition of the Vista Canyon

Gone are the glory days of the Wild West, but you can still get in on the action at the Autry Museum of the American West in Griffith Park. Photo courtesy of the Autry Museum.

Discovering Los Angeles’ Museums

Winter in Southern California can often mean that outdoor fun isn’t as available with weather encouraging residents to find indoor activities.  One often forgotten resource is the large number of

Cheese, Beer and Blooms 

One of the hottest culinary tourist trends is the “culinary trail.” Regional culinary trails draw tourists, foodies and others looking for a unique and fun experience and offer a variety

In April 2023, the Santa Clarita City Council approved a design contract for the proposed Blue Cloud Bike Park to be located between the Haskell Canyon Open Space and Blue Cloud Open Space. The area totals over 720 acres and approximately 500 acres have been determined to be an ideal location for a bike park. Photo City of Santa Clarita.

What’s New In Santa Clarita 

It seems as if every day something new is popping up in the Santa Clarita Valley. New restaurants, new businesses and new city facilities. Here’s a short rundown and status

Close up of hands of two mature grandparents making a heart shape with their fingers together. Smiling and having fun in love people.

Valentine’s Day Worldwide Traditions 

Valentine’s Day is a day of love nestled in the middle of February. Sweethearts use Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to show the people they care about just how deep

The area’s most romantic restaurant, Le Chene French Cuisine (12625 Sierra Highway 91390) will present a special Valentine’s weekend event “An Evening of Enchantment and Magic!” hosted by Sharpo (close-up magic performer at the world-famous Magic Castle) and guest star magician James Lantiegne on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Reserve a Night, or Day, of Romance

The season of hearts, flowers and love is almost here. What will you do this year in the Santa Clarita Valley to celebrate Valentine’s Day?  The Big I Do  The

Attendees drive around and record the decorations at Wakefield Winter Wonderland on Wednsday, Dec. 6. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Lighting up Santa Clarita

A look at some of the most popular holiday lights displays in the SCV  By Selvin Ramirez For The Signal  The days after Thanksgiving, or even the day after Halloween, families

Experience the majestic beauty of Hawaii's Big Island on a Twilight Volcano and Stargazing Tour. While nighttime lava glow is not guaranteed, this tour offers a chance for once-in-a-lifetime memories. Photo Hawaii Tours.

Giving the Gift that Creates Memories 

By Michele E. Buttelman  Signal Staff Writer  When holiday gift giving time arrives do you always find yourself in panic mode searching for the best, most meaningful gift?   A new

Christopher Swan as The Old Man and the cast of “A Christmas Story, The Musical.” The show runs Dec. 5-31 at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Photo by Gary Emord Netzley.

Holiday Theater, Film, Entertainment  

By Michele E. Buttelman  It is the most wonderful time of the year for movies, theater and entertainment. Take time during this busy holiday season to treat yourself, and celebrate