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Press release

The Cube invites community to ‘paint the ice’ 

News release  Have you ever wanted to paint the surface of an ice rink? Now’s your chance: The community is invited to bring their friends and family to a “Paint the Ice” event at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center on Sunday.   Attendees can register for three different time frames, each one lasting for one hour, starting at

Bill Miranda

Bill Miranda | Creativity in Every Corner 

Santa Clarita is known, not only for its scenic open spaces and family-friendly community, but also for its commitment to nurturing the arts and fostering a thriving, dynamic environment where

Watashne the bison. Photo courtesy of Hart Park.

Hart Park staff saddened by bison’s death 

The L.A. County Parks and Recreation Department announced the death of 20-year-old “Watashne,” a bison in the care of William S. Hart Regional Park.   “Watashne” came to Hart Park in

Nicole Miller was awarded Zontian of the Year 2024. Courtesy photo.

Miller named Zontian of the Year 

News release  Nicole Miller was awarded Zontian of the Year 2024 at Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley’s Installation of the 2024-2026 officers on May 20. This award recognizes Miller’s

Residents gather for the city's first Concerts in the Park of the year, Super Soul Groove: Disco, Funk, Soul and R&B, on Saturday, July 6 at Central Park. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

City kicks off Concerts in the Park series 

As canopies came down and the music began, residents gathered for a groovy evening at Central Park for the city’s first installment of the year of the city of Santa

Dan Watson, center, holds the Ruth Newhall Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday, July 9 at the City Council Meeting with Mayor Cameron Smyth, center right, and councilmembers Marsha McLean, left, Jason Gibbs, center left, Laurene Weste, center right and Bill Miranda. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Veteran Signal photographer Dan Watson retires

City Council honors his two decades covering the community  By Stephen K. Peeples For The Signal  After nearly 20 years as The Signal’s award-winning chief photojournalist and photo editor, Dan Watson

Over 100 floats wowed thousands of spectators at the 92nd annual SCV Fourth of July Parade held in Old Town Newhall and other parts of Santa Clarita on Thursday morning. 070424 Katherine Quezada/The Signal

SCV Fourth of July Photo Galleries

Parade: Photos by Katherine Quezada and Habeba Mostafa/The Signal Pancake Breakfast: Photos by Katherine Quezada/The Signal Independence Day Classic: Photos by Katherine Quezada Fireworks: Photos by Habeba Mostafa

Over 100 floats wowed thousands of spectators at the 92nd annual SCV Fourth of July Parade held in Old Town Newhall and other parts of Santa Clarita on Thursday morning. 070424 Katherine Quezada/The Signal

SCV celebrates Fourth of July  

The 92nd annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade had thousands of people make their way to several parts of Old Town Newhall and Valencia on Thursday morning to

Image courtesy of U.S. Navy

Santa Clarita native serves aboard future Navy warship 

By Megan Brown Navy Office of Community Outreach  MILLINGTON, Tennessee — Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Abundez, a native of Santa Clarita, is serving aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit Massachusetts, a nuclear submarine

College briefs

College Briefs for July 4

Local student named to fall dean’s list at Nebraska  Grace Catherine Gilroy of Santa Clarita has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall

Santa Clarita Councilman Cameron Smyth

Cameron Smyth | The Rink is Rolling Along 

Growing up in the 1980s, I have many fond memories of spending time with friends at the Skate-N-Place on Soledad. From the neon lights dancing on the floor to Depeche

Quarantine Boundary in Santa Clarita. Photo courtesy of the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Tau fruit fly quarantine lifted in SCV  

News release  The California Department of Food and Agriculture, working in coordination with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner, has declared an end