They say the journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. For Kelly Iles of Canyon Country, an upcoming three day, 60-mile pilgrimage actually began when her mother Kathy Clements was diagnosed with breast cancer 12 years ago.
In an evening filled with such notable guests as Dr. Phil McGraw, Jon Voight, and Gary Sinise, Iraq Star Foundation vice president Micaela Bensko knows where the spotlight will shine during their second annual "A Night of Honour" celebration - on the 20 veterans who have received reconstructive surgery through the non-profit organization.
Forget "Guitar Hero." Chef David Lawrence wants America's food lovers to become rock stars in the kitchen.
Times are tough, but that doesn't have to stop you from enjoying a good, solid lunch at a fair price. Our staff recently collected their favorite lunch deals around town, ranging in price from $1.50 to $9.99, with a focus on independent restaurants.
Wings and fries. So simple and ubiquitous, yet in the wrong hands, they can be mediocre at best. In the right hands, they become something deliciously complex and downright addicting.
Beauty treatments usually make you feel good, but rarely are the products so good you can actually eat them.
They clutch squishy plastic balls and stretch their legs into the air with fervor.
When it comes to "What I Did This Summer" stories, Saugus' Juliet DeAmicis should have no problems one-upping her classmates.
Vietnam. An exotic land where many American soldiers lost their lives, and those who survived often lost their spirit.
El Trocadero Steakhouse, set smack dab in the heart of Old Town Newhall, has been serving up surprises for more than 11 years.
When Margaret Malch, 80, of Mission Hills, was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease five years ago, she received a unique prescription to cope: weekly visits from Jess, a two-year old border collie and certified animal-assisted activities dog.
Whoever said good things come in small packages obviously has not been to Valencia's Bella Cucina Ristorante Italiano.
Her name was Tatanka and she was just another shelter dog with a sad story, until being adopted by Tia Torres in 1993.
For dining with a dramatic flair, it's hard to beat teppan yaki.
The spotlight shined on local theater stars as Newhall's Canyon Theatre Guild celebrated their 25th Annual Goldie Awards on July 11.