Honoring Those Who Have Served
Few people can walk into a museum, look upon something and say, “I did that.” Carl Schena can. Fewer people can walk up to that
By Raychel Stewart The Home Depot Foundation and Team Depot associates gathered to support the finishing touches for a new Homes 4 Families veteran community
After a yearlong tour in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot for the Army, Dennis Bartash came back to the United States to find numerous war
The human brain can remember things due to a certain smell. It’s called “olfactory memory.” While more difficult to study than visual or auditory memory,
When Anthony Gayden was a private in the U.S. Army, he had an officer who he hated — at first. “He was so mean, and
“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” — Rudyard Kipling Soldiers have always lied to their mothers during war, it seems. And
Maurice Windom described his father as a disciplinarian. “It was a different time then,” Windom added. “We bumped heads a lot when I was coming
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative is hosting a Visit with a Vet event Sept. 11. The event was created after Executive Director Jeff Stabile
Randal Winter has always been handy. At 18, he was stationed in Vietnam, where it was hot and humid in the summertime. After he was
Included among the collection of art pieces decorating Col. Eugene Taylor’s home is “Chikara, The Loyal Son,” a limited edition print of a painting by
On Sunday afternoon, Milcah White hosted a “Salute to Hometown Heroes” reception at Mimi’s Cafe, where she and her business partners presented certificates of recognition from Sen. Scott Wilk and Rep. Katie Hill for military veterans and those who have devoted themselves to caring for special needs individuals.
Back in second grade, Albert Ewing had a teacher with “flaming red hair” who was mean to the students. She didn’t know what art was
Staff Sgt. Frederick Carter has lived in his retirement home in Valencia for six years. A five-bedroom, five-bathroom, Mediterranean-style home nestled in the Vista Hills
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce honored local veterans at its ninth annual Patriots Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency on Thursday. Each year, the
Joseph Reyes has been a software developer for more than 50 years now, and he’s good at it. “They used to call me ‘One-time Joe,’”
It’s always the people you least expect. As you sit in front of Bill Vidito, you notice a handful of things: a collared shirt, unwrinkled,
Ashley Bozeman is happier when she’s doing things she can truly believe in, whether that means she’s training dogs at Ray’s Hope: Rescue to Rescue,
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced seven local veterans and community leaders set to be honored at its ninth annual Patriots Luncheon in
Juan Ortiz’s father told him a phrase before he sent his son off as a young teenager to take on New York City. It was
The Santa Clarita Valley Veteran Services Collaborative hosted its first Veteran & Family Mental Health Day, “Pathways to Empowerment,” on Saturday. The mental health day,
When you’re in the military, finding someone who understands the time commitment isn’t always easy, which is why many end up marrying fellow military members.
There’s a reason so many songs and pieces of art are stylized or are in honor of New York City. The people, the food and
On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, local residents, veterans and a few Santa Clarita Valley canines came together at The Oaks Club for the fourth
The Santa Clarita Valley Veteran Services Collaborative is hosting its first Veteran & Family Mental Health Day, “Pathways to Empowerment,” on Saturday, June 15. The
Meeting the Brave is The Signal’s six-part video series taking a unique snapshot into the valiant efforts taken by six local veterans to protect freedom and the values we have as Americans.
The series is hosted by Vietnam War veteran and Santa Clarita resident Bill Reynolds, one of the “Boys of ’67,” Charlie Company, 4th/47th, 9th Infantry Division.