Chosen "most humorous" in his high school yearbook, Paul Ogata has certainly lived up to the prophecy. The Valencia comedian won the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition in 2007 and has been featured on television's "Late Late Show," as well as regular stints on Comedy Central.
If we are what we eat, what does that say about the health of the average American pet? With increased rates of heart disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes and many other ailments that similarly affect humans, Fido and Fluffy's diet is becoming of paramount concern to their owners.
The hands that clutch the blankets are new and frail. The hands that knit them are weathered and experienced. Though they never touch, both are kept warm by a new knitting project at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
Three decades in the business hasn't dampened restaurateur Joe Comella's passion for good food and good times.
Ken Wiseman is issuing a challenge to fellow locals - 12 hikes in 12 weeks. "It's healthy, it's fun and it beats a treadmill," Wismeman said. It will also help a good cause. Wiseman will lead the SCV Search and Rescue Team Trail Challenge, which begins Sunday and costs a tax-deductible $50 for the 12-week program. Corporate sponsors such as B & B Manufacturing and AMS Fulfillment, pay a rate of $250, plus $50 for ...
It was 1976 and like much of the nation, Chris Nehls was captivated by "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble," a made-for-TV movie starring John Travolta.
How does a 19th century Norwegian play coincide with 21st century America? In Henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman," a family is crushed when the patriarch, a bank manager, illegally speculates with his customer's money. The repercussions are all too familiar. "He lives the rest of his live focused on what could have been, while his wife, sister-in-law, and son each find their own ways of dealing with the scandal. This play was chosen last spring, ...
Need to lose weight? Get fit? Stay social? Reduce your anxiety? Chris Morley has a one-stop solution for you - walk it off!
Portraying the young version of an evil genius is all in a day's work for 13-year-old Sterling Beaumon. The Canyon Country resident has been acting, singing, dancing, and skating his way into stardom since scoring a Hollywood agent at 3 with a rousing rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner."
With unemployment on the rise and stocks on the decline, families across America are cutting back on their monthly budgets. While many are choosing to cut back on "luxuries" such as entertainment, food is usually right at the top of the necessities list.
When the going gets tough, the tough get baking. At least that's the philosophy of Nancy Olmos, owner of Clarice's Cake & Candy Supplies. Olmos teaches four or more hands-on baking classes per month at her Newhall location, the Santa Clarita Valley's only independent baking supply store, which carries everything from edible "spray" paints to Elmo-shaped baking pans.
It was a fellow guitarist named George that started George Lynch down the path of rock 'n' roll stardom.
It was a field trip in Florence, Italy that forever altered a young artist's career trajectory.
They ain't nothing but hound dogs - all 96 of them. And that's exactly what Dawn Smith of Basset Rescue Network loves about the pack of rescued dogs that live at her five-acre ranch. "The way their long ears hold drool, the way they're able to slime your knees, there's just nothing better," Smith said with a smile.
The Brittany Foundation, a non-profit humane organization dedicated to the rescue of homeless dogs has several "senior citizens" in need of placement in caring homes.
Maverick has spent several months at Advanced Care Animal Care Center in Canyon Country, but the senior cat is far from sick. He's looking for a new home and veterinarian/owner Amanda Gillen felt her office was a good place to start.
Blooming flowers and blossoming plants signal the start of spring across the Santa Clarita Valley. The season has been known to trigger environmental allergies not just in people, but for their pets, as well.
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