Like many fathers, Dr. Payman Engheta would read to his children before bed. But the books he dove into every night with his two boys - Anthony, 6, and Michael, 11 - were not the typical children's fare. "My husband read anatomy books for my kids," said Homa Engheta. "My boys know anatomy like you wouldn't believe." The successful dentist, whose passion and excitement for his work infected others, died last month when his ...
Sitting in a booth at Corner Bakery, Mark Eddie broke into an animated impression of Jamaican-American reggae singer Shaggy.
The paperwork passed through the system a year ago. Santa Clarita resident Carrie and her husband were finally legally divorced.
David Klein had just begun to revive his relationship with cousin Martin Simon and family. So when the news hit Klein on Sunday evening that his cousin had died in a motorcycle crash in the Santa Clarita Valley, Klein immediately thought of Simon's wife and two kids. "They were a very close and very tight-knit family," Klein, of San Diego, said. "He was a very good family man." Simon, of Northridge, was also an experienced ...
When Dave Dorosh first started his band, the prospects of playing in front of a local crowd were slim.
Jayson Tan-Say doesn't just calculate numbers – he craves them. The 12-year-old puts in more than a couple of hours of math practice a day with help from his mother. "My mom gives me worksheets," said the Rancho Pico Junior High seventh-grader. "I like it because I'm good at it." He's one of four number-savvy students from Rancho Pico who will compete in the state championships on March 20 for the Math Counts program. The ...
As the world recently watched Lindsey Vonn dominate downhill skiing in Vancouver, many viewers and even commentators exalted the gold medalist's talent to a superhuman quality - far from anything they could ever do.
Arleen Gold, 51, remembers what it felt like to be a queen - even if it was only for one day a year.
Overall crimes reports in the Santa Clarita Valley increased less than 1 percent from 2008 to 2009, sheriff's officials said.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a 19-year-old man on charges of grand theft auto Monday after he tried to flee from the vehicle on foot.
Neighbors of one Valencia couple said Monday they were unaware the pair allegedly had marijuana growing in their home.
Letter #18 stared him in the face. He had endured 17 rejection letters and one failed interview to medical school. Any hope he had left was crushed with letter 18. Add those 18 rejection letters to the nine he received the previous year. Enduring the MCAT twice and four years of study at University of Southern seemed null at that point. "My life was starting to crack," said Dr. Samuel Kojoglanian as he revealed this ...
The friends of Tim and Danny Renolds have grown up. They finished high school, graduated from college, got married and some are even having babies.
A close friend of Payman Engheta said Monday that the deceased Stevenson Ranch husband and father touched many hearts.
As Evelyn Tang Favish plucked on the strings of her instrument, the piano-like sounds lured a crowd of young listeners.