The Hafizis, Councilmembers and State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita pose with the certificate to honor Santa Clarita Magazine on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Photos: Small Business of the Month

State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, honored Santa Clarita Magazine and its publishers, Moe, Linda and Alex Hafizi, as his Small Business of the Month for December at City Hall

Nicki Voss directs Sophia Pero (10) how to correctly sew a pair of pajama pants she is making from scratch. Katherine Quezada/ The Signal

Landscapes of cloth, teaching valuable skills  

COVID-19 lockdowns and social distancing impacted the lives of people all around the world in various different ways. For Nicki Voss, it initiated the start of her small business, TextilePop,

Beth Jenkins, a patient at Circle of Hope, reflects on her own experiences through the nonprofit during Saturday's tea. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Circle of Hope celebrates 19th annual tea: Royal Tea

Circle of Hope’s annual afternoon tea, with this year’s theme being Royal Tea, provided a customizable experience on Saturday in the royal courtyard — the Canyon Country Community Center.   Tiaras

Courtesy of Dr. Mwanga Kazadi.

Henry Mayo physician leads the way for vNOTES

As technology progresses, so do its benefits for people in areas such as health. An example is vNOTES, which is a relatively new procedure designed to minimize the invasive nature

From left: Joey Levy, JCI USA President Nathan Martin, JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis, and Santa Clarita City Mayor Jason Gibbs at the Santa Clarita City Hall. Courtesy photo

JCI USA president visits Santa Clarita Chapter 

Junior Chamber International Santa Clarita hosted 2023 JCI USA President Nathan Martin at its monthly “Chat n’ Chill” series on Thursday at Lucky Luke Brewing Co.   The first Thursday of

Veterans Collaborative hosts inaugural job fair 

Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative hosted its inaugural free veterans’ job fair at College of the Canyons on Friday.   Attendees had the opportunity to connect with local companies looking to

he 90-acre vineyard in Agua Dulce includes 26,000-square-feet of living space, a 10,000-square-foot bottling facility and a 10,500-square-foot wine cellar and storage building, according to the Realtor on the listing. Courtesy photo

Agua Dulce Winery hits the market  

The Santa Clarita Valley’s most expensive real estate listing this month is not just a home, it’s a vineyard, according to the listings available from the Southland Regional Association of Realtors. 

Local business organization announces new CEO   

A public-private partnership that works to attract and retain jobs in the Santa Clarita Valley announced its new CEO on Wednesday.  While SCV Economic Development Corp. officials said they searched

Country singer channels California 

West Coast meets country: Marie Wise-Hawkins is bringing the sound of home to the ears of Nashville — and beyond.  Raised in Santa Clarita, Wise-Hawkins has been performing since a

SCV aligns with state unemployment rate at 4.5% 

California’s current unemployment rate stands at 4.5%, according to From April to May, California experienced a 1.7% increase in unemployment.   California currently places as the third highest in the