Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation has added Scott Wilk, Vice President of Anchor Consulting, and Apo Yessayan, owner of Classic Designs Jewelry to its board of directors.
They are the "busy bees" of the Santa Clarita Valley, the hard-working volunteers credited with making the large number of nonprofits in the SCV successful.
Glorious spring! How can you not have a smile on your face when you see the beautiful hills covered in lush green and the flowering trees in full bloom?
Kudos to SCV Man and Woman of the Year nominees
The best chocolate malt in the Santa Clarita Valley is hands down at Final Score in Newhall.
A special meeting with one of the most popular magicians of the last century, Doug Henning, helped put Kevin Spencer on the road to his career as a magician.
Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently honored three SCV residents at the club's first awards ceremony held recently in the Oaks Grille at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
My love affair with newspapers is a life-long obsession that runs deep. All I know is newspaper work. I've managed circulation drives, operated a Compugraphic typesetter, sold advertising, done layout in the days of waxing machines and pica poles, been a news system IT trainer and now - a journalist.
Spring officially began on Friday, and it sure seems to be busting out all over the Santa Clarita Valley these days. However, it looks like winter is paying us one last blast. That's fine with me, spring is lovely, but I love winter.
Entertainment of the year
The 10th annual fundraising cabaret to benefit the Canyon Theatre Guild offered up a tribute to the 1970s with mood rings, pet rocks, disco balls, smiley faces and lava lamps offering nostalgic reminders to guests of the decade that saw Watergate, the first oil crisis, the end of the hippie movement and the war in Vietnam, the streaking fad and a rise in feminism.
The "More Flags, More Fun" character affectionately known as Mr. Six recently showed up at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia to greet guests and sign autographs.
Yes, Panera Bread is a chain, but I like bread. Actually, I like GOOD bread - the kind of bread hardly anyone makes and you can rarely find. For me, bread is like candy. Given the choice of a Snickers candy bar and a loaf of good bread, you can bet I'll choose the bread.
Dressed in their Sunday best, with tissues at the ready, seven mothers were honored by their Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild Silver Rose Debutante daughters during the 23rd Annual Mother Daughter Tea. Presentations ranged from original songs and poems to scrapbooks and gifts, all selected by the debutantes in appreciation of their mother's influence in their lives.
The Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley recently held its annual awards breakfast at the Community Center in Newhall, honoring the recipients of the three awards sponsored by the club including the Women's Opportunity Award, the Women Making a Difference Award and the Violet Richardson Award.
The annual Silver Spur Celebration is one of the swankiest events a resident of the Santa Clarita Valley can attend. The 2009 recipients of the College of the Canyons Silver Spur Award for Community Service, Harold and Jacquie Petersen, are two of my favorite people.
The Sand Canyon Homeowners Association recently paid tribute to members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department during the association's annual meeting held at the Robinson Ranch Clubhouse in Sand Canyon.