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,

Thanksgiving does not need to be a stressful holiday. With a changed mindset, Thanksgiving can be a holiday that truly celebrates family and togetherness.

When Your Whole Family Comes to Town 

By Vivianna Shields   Signal Staff Writer   The holiday that welcomes gratitude, great food and family bonding, with a side of unwarranted stress, is back.  Though

Will Ferrall is “Buddy” in “Elf” first released in theaters in 2003 and now a holiday classic. Photo New Line Cinema.

Holiday TV News Guide

It’s time to gather around the television and watch old classics and new specials.  By Michele E. Buttelman  Signal Staff Writer  Holiday television specials are

Celebrate Fall, Everything Apples 

By Michele E. Buttelman  Signal Staff Writer  As we enter November, you might think the season for apple picking is long gone. However, you can

Photo taken in Vancouver, Canada.

Help for First Time Holiday Hosts 

Hosting Thanksgiving is a large undertaking that can put some hosts under pressure. Unlike some other holidays that are less food-focused, Thanksgiving is largely about

hollywood-christmas-parade-2019-0503_cmyk Hollywood Christmas Parade. © 2019 Hollywood Christmas Parade

Holiday Fun to Book Now 

By Michele E. Buttelman  Signal Staff Writer  The last two months of the year are filled with festive and fun activities in Southern California. It’s

The Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the final resting place for many Hollywood notables, including Cecil B. DeMille, a founder of the Hollywood motion-picture industry. His first film, “The Squaw Man,” was the first feature film shot in Hollywood. Photo Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

California’s Historic Cemeteries 

By Michele E. Buttelman  In late October thoughts of ghosts, ghouls and specters are easy to summon with the approach of Halloween on Oct. 31

Nightmare on Linda Vista Street

Awesometown is now Halloweentown

By Selvin Ramirez For The Signal  Halloween has descended upon the Santa Clarita Valley — and there is something for everyone, from family-friendly community events to

For three weeks in October, hundreds of carved pumpkins will line the Camellia Forest as Descanso Gardens presents “Carved.” PHOTO CREDIT DESCANSO GARDENS.

Awesome Autumn Things To Do 

By Michele E. Buttelman  Signal Staff Writer  The calendar has officially turned the page to autumn and awesome fall fun, festivals, Oktoberfests and Halloween compete

The Road to Napa Valley 

By Michele E. Buttelman  Signal Staff Writer  Summer tourists have bid California adieu which makes fall the perfect season to explore unique wine destinations in

Celebrity Extra

Q I just saw that “Captain America” star Chris Evans got married. Is his wife an actress? The last serious relationship I remember him having was