Make reservations now at the most popular spots for Mother’s Day dining, including brunch, lunch or dinner, in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Mother’s Day in the Santa Clarita Valley

If you are a server in a local restaurant, you know the most dreaded day in the restaurant business is fast approaching, Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12.   A National Restaurant

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

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

The Wine Affair in Old Town Newhall celebrates wine, beer and community spirit while benefitting a great cause. Signal file photo.

Celebrate California’s Wine

California wine is often assumed to be less prestigious than its European counterparts, but Californians have been making wine for more than 250 years.   The years of winemaking experience and

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


Three Steps Toward a Healthier Heart 

February is American Heart Health Month  All aspects of health are important, but heart health is a crucial component of overall well-being. Heart disease is the leading cause of death

Encourage vegetables to develop deep root systems with less frequent but deeper watering for a bounty of summer vegetables. PHOTO PIXABAY.

Get Ready for Spring Veggie Planting 

According to the calendar spring won’t arrive until March 19, but many Santa Clarita Valley gardeners are very anxious to start planning spring vegetable gardens.  However, John Windsor. a Certified

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

Vinyl bars are back. Photo courtesy of Gold Line Bar.

Food and Drink Trends for 2024

By Mackenzie Filson  What’s in (and out) for next year? The experts have weighed in. With the door closed on 2023, we’re looking into our crystal balls (or tea

English toffee is easy to make and a holiday hit with family and friends. Photo Pixabay.

Make Your Own Holiday Confections 

By Michele E. Buttelman  One of the joys of the holiday season is to bake cookies, cakes and other holiday goodies for friends and family. Many bakers are hesitant to

What to Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers 

Holiday hosts toil for hours to create lavish meals everyone will enjoy. It’s not uncommon for Thanksgiving tables to be covered with more food than guests can conceivably (and comfortably)

A Full Menu of Festive Holiday Flavor

Cooking up a successful holiday gathering calls for everyone’s favorite recipes. From the centerpiece main dish to fresh salads and appetizers, roasted sides and baked sweets, you can take seasonal

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 still go apple picking as

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 the meal. Turkey is the