Correspondence from one of California’s darkest chapters

It’s been 50 years since Charles Manson, who’s been described as an American cult leader, was put on trial for the murders that his followers, known as the “Manson Family,” committed in the summer of 1969.  The trial made Manson one of the most notorious murderers in American history, though ironically there was never any

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Looking at growth industries in 2021

As we enter a new year, many are making changes in their lives, including in career goals.  This year, those goals, like much else, are

Make managing eczema easier with this new app

More than 30 million Americans, including nearly 10 million children, have eczema, the umbrella term for a group of noncontagious, inflammatory and painful skin conditions

News Features

Looking at growth industries in 2021

As we enter a new year, many are making changes in their lives, including in career goals.  This year, those goals, like much else, are

City Council

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Bill Miranda Santa Clarita Mayor Arguably one of the most influential individuals in our country’s history, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has left a

Health & Fitness

Make managing eczema easier with this new app

More than 30 million Americans, including nearly 10 million children, have eczema, the umbrella term for a group of noncontagious, inflammatory and painful skin conditions

Entertainment

Fun hero movies from WWII to those of the future

By Richard Roeper Signal Contributing Writer ‘Shadow in the Cloud’ Vertical Entertainment and Redbox Entertainment present a film directed by Roseanne Liang. Written by Roseanne

Home & Garden

Plenty of garden work to do this winter

By Jane Gates Signal Staff Writer Now, here’s a gardening break from all the holiday activity! Unlike much of the country where folks are shuttered

Colorful Kitchen Inspiration

The kitchen is the heart of many homes, and careful planning is a necessity when it comes to redesigning this essential living space. Picking out

Kids & Family

Transform photo cards into game for toddlers

By Donna Erickson Signal Contributing Writer Turn holiday photo cards into a matching game for toddlers and preschoolers. They’ll enjoy playtime trying to pair up

A best friend and the champion contender

Sharlena Sarmast’s true affinity for horses began to show through when she was a little girl. “It’s the funniest thing: I’d take her to those

Seniors

Can isolation lead to solitude

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer Like so many other people, I didn’t see my family this Christmas. My daughters each cooked their own Christmas

Dementia-related psychosis

Approximately 2.4 million people or 30% of people living with dementia in the U.S. may experience hallucinations and delusions associated with dementia-related psychosis. These symptoms

How to help aging adults adapt to technology

Children, adolescents and young adults likely cannot imagine a life without modern technology. Technology may have pervaded every part of life in the 21st century,

Holiday

The origins of Baby New Year

Excitement for a new year abounds on January 1. Baby New Year is one of the more recognizable symbols of the New Year’s holiday, particularly

NORAD offers eyes, ears for Santa trackers

Many people don’t know this, but NORAD actually has a dual purpose. “The North American Aerospace Defense Command is a United States and Canada binational