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Troop 242 members Kaitlyn Hecker, left, Anvi Pola, center and Vivian Wakefield helped create Red Ruby Equity, an initiative to tackle "period poverty" in Santa Clarita. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

SCV Girl Scout troop raises awareness of ‘period poverty’ 

Red Ruby Equity, an initiative by Girl Scout Troop 242, is tackling period poverty in Santa Clarita one menstrual product at a time.  According to one of the three fliers created by troop member Vivian Wakefield, period poverty is “a term used to describe the lack of access to menstrual hygiene products and information on how to use them properly.” 

Bear the goat greets participants of the Baby Goat Yoga Fundraiser hosted by Press Paws Ranch Retreat. 042124 Katherine Quezada/The Signal

Goat yoga: The kids are all right 

Recently turned 2-month-old baby goats Lexi and Goldie were roaming around a field full of tall grass and wildflowers.   As the two “kids” — as goats under a year old

Officials celebrate the 40th anniversary of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's Trauma Center.

Henry Mayo Trauma Center celebrates 40 years  

There was a message of gratitude Tuesday at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital as a procession of representatives for local elected officials spoke, providing the usual form of recognition — a

Toddler bookworm triumph  

Luca McFarlin completed a huge milestone for a 2-year-old toddler. With the help of his family, McFarlin read 1,000 books and became the sixth child to accomplish the 1,000 Books

Exercise is essential to your physical and mental health. Just can’t get to the gym? No problem: start off by going for a family walk, taking the stairs at work or parking a little farther away from store entrances.

Ten Doctor-Recommended Healthcare Tips 

We’re five months into the new year and you may still be thinking about those health and wellness resolutions. That’s okay. It is never too late to start!  Have you

Hiza Yoo Korean drummers perform during the Celebrate:South Korea event held at the Canyon Country Commmunity Center in Canyon Country on Friday, 051024. Dan Watson/The Signal

Celebrate Series: South Korea  

K-pop, rhythmic drum sounds and colorful Hanboks were among the many things people could see at the Canyon Country Community Center last week for the second installment of the city

The Santa Clarita Runners' 2023 Independence Day Classic raised a total of $22,750, with each of the seven local high schools' cross country programs receiving $3,250. Courtesy photo.

Independence Day Classic to celebrate 40th year 

News release  The Santa Clarita Runners’ Independence Day Classic, a local Santa Clarita tradition, marks its 40th anniversary this year.  This year’s event will feature an addition: the inaugural 1 mile

The city of Santa Clarita is inviting the community to participate in the 2024 “Hit the Trail” community bike ride on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Courtesy photo.

Community bike ride planned for Saturday 

News release  The city of Santa Clarita is inviting the community to participate in the 2024 “Hit the Trail” community bike ride on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. This

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Zonta to host recap of workshops 

News release   Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is scheduled May 18 to host a free workshop to provide a recap of previous workshops over the past six months, including