Next spring, Newhall resident Frederick Thornton will be sitting anxiously in a beachfront tent in Santa Monica, surrounded by stars and big-time industry leaders no less famous than Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett.
The first time Merry Graham won a $10,000 check, she almost threw it out and kept on cooking.
About one year ago, musician Lisa Jordan was deaf. Three weeks ago, she gracefully lifted her flute to her lips and let her fingers fly.
When he first started riding, Saugus resident Nabeel Atique swore he would never do this. But two weeks ago, he stood poised on his bike, staring down the start of a 350-mile-plus race.
Eight men in suit jackets and pressed shirts, and one in navy scrubs, gathered on the front lawn at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
SANTA CLARITA - As the sun set on the stage, heart-felt personal accounts of life and loss gave way to surf tunes as hundreds helped raise about $300,000 for the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children's Cancer.
"Are we gonna do this?" teenage Zakariah O'Mara-Mezzano asked, glancing sidelong at has his two friends, with a moment's apprehension.
With her hair pulled back into a low, blond bun, Season Winquest De Angelis spun on a pointed toe, laced to the ankle in powder pink ballet shoes.
A new nonprofit is in town.
Staggered in lines, wearing purple-and-gold uniforms and holding position with hands at their sides, the special education cheer club Valencia Vikings Star Cheer held its collective breath.
Decades ago, 7-year-old Linda Andrade walked the stalls of Olvera Street in Los Angeles with her mom, immersed in a flood of music, color and the aromas of Mexican food.
The Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club hopes to give residents another reason to feel good about drinking wine.
Claiming another banner year for local filming days, Santa Clarita employs a simplified permitting process and offers city-exclusive incentives to pull productions into the area.
Though the Santa Clarita Valley film industry is a tight-knit one, it shakes hands with businesses in every industry, trade and retail market.
Raising an index finger and placing it on her nose, Erin Murphy wiggled her nose back and forth.
Marked by downy feathers and two curious, marble-like eyes, Edward the baby emu is set to be the friendliest emu on the farm.
Two California Institute of the Arts graduates will wait in anticipation tonight for the most-sought-after envelope in show business.
Standing in a hospital bathroom, Bob and Roberta Bain clutched each other, praying their hearts would not fail them.
Vicki Cespedes sat in a leather chair in her family's living room in Canyon Country, her four daughters perched in a circle around her.
Smooth winds blew across the highest hilltop garden in Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary on a clear Tuesday morning.
Part molecular biologist and part stand-up comedian, Mark Phillips might seem like a funny choice to lead teens to discover philosophical truths in theological discussion.
As Violet, 5, and Ian, 3, sit on the floor of the Smiths' Saugus home, dragging their hands across tubs of toys, they seem like any other brother-and-sister tandem.
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Michelle Wilde spread her hands over a pool of letters, touching each one as she moved across the table.
Glass artist Jack Storms stood hunched over his work, applying a roughly 15-pound block of crystal to a grinding pad.
In an industry muddled with "opportunists" and "complexities," a pair of Freds at American Family Funding strives to provide clarity, community and trust.
Lexus of Valencia has increased sales by 130 percent from January 2012 to January 2013, in part to new management and a focus on the fundamentals.
Auto sales are frequently a driving force in any local economy, and Santa Clarita is no exception.
At Galpin Santa Clarita, more than 81 percent of employees, including the entire upper management team, are local residents.
Two Saugus brothers are moving their Glendale aerospace companies to Santa Clarita, hoping to spotlight the industry and grow in tandem with the city's expansion.