The Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year Committee is seeking nominations for the annual award.
Have you found yourself singing "Blowin' in the Wind" recently? I don't remember a time in the Santa Clarita Valley where the wind has blown so incessently like it has the past week. I've lived here since 1978 and I think this wind is one for the record books!
Robert Reyes is finding that the busiest time of his life might be "retirement." Reyes, founder and general manager of Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce, is a man of many interests including wine, art, family and scuba diving. Add to that list giving back to the community. Reyes Winery will host the inaugeral Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival on Saturday, Jan. 26 to benefit Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. "I took a tour of the ...
It was a light-hearted farewell tinged with emotion as College of the Canyons trustee Scott Wilk was saluted by his COC colleagues on Jan. 11 at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.
Tim Traurig has faced many frightening situations as a fire fighter for the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Brrr! It's been chilly in the Santa Clarita Valley this past week. Except for a brief warm spell that lasted only hours on Tuesday it's been exceptionally chilly for our normally balmy valley! Last night the weather report predicted a bone-chilling low of 28! It would be nice to get a little snow, but only enough to watch it fall, then it can melt!
UPDATES WITH DETAILS AND LOCAL CONNECTIONS Huell Howser, known to Santa Clarita Valley audiences for featuring SCV landmarks Beal's Cut and the William S. Hart Park and Museum on his television program "California's Gold," has died at age 67. Howser also visited the SCV in 2009 to attend the popular fundraiser Silents Under the Stars to benefit the Friends of Hart Park. "I'm a big fan of the William S. Hart Mansion and Museum ...
The United States Department of Health and Human Services recently honored Children's Hospital Los Angeles for its commitment to saving lives through organ and tissue donation. The hospital received the Silver Medal of Honor which acknowledged the hospital's standard of excellence in achieving a donation conversion rate of 75 percent or greater for the past two years.
Welcome 2013! The Santa Clarita Valley is just getting back to work after a wonderful holiday season. However, some schools don't return to the classroom until Jan. 14. I had a lovely holiday which I spent with family in Washington state.
The story of Victoria Soto, the 27-year-old Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher who was killed when a gunman invaded the school in Newtown, Conn., so touched students of a Valencia High School government class they have dedicated a house in Haiti in her memory.
The controversial Newhall Library opened on Sept. 29 with a celebration that brought an estimated 2,000 guests to visit the 30,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building on Main Street in downtown Newhall.
Santa, decked out in his trademark bright red suit and sporting his full snow white bushy beard, arrived courtesy Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 73, to the loud cheers of nearly 100 students at Newhall Elementary School.
Hats off to the more than 60 first graders in three classes at Sulphur Springs Elementary School in Canyon Country who sang carols for their parents decked out in various styles of head wear during a holiday assembly.
Stephen Hemmert is looking for someone he can settle down with for the rest of his life. After being married for 16 years, followed by an exclusive relationship of five years, Hemmert re-entered a dating scene that was very different then the one with which he was familiar. "From about age 29 to age 50 I was only with two women," he said. "I joke that I had been kept in 'captivity' for so long ...
It was an "intergenerational" Christmas celebration, said Julie Calderon, Newhall Community Center supervisor.
It is the secret that all quilters share said Glenna Beaver of Valencia, a quilter for 30 years: "She who dies with the largest stash wins."
Happy Father's Day to all the wonderful dads in the Santa Clarita Valley. I am always impressed at the number of fabulous fathers that live in the SCV!
The second annual Gentlemen for a Cause brought out nearly 100 attendees to bid on services and a few dates with 20 men to benefit Bridge to Home.
The 2012 Miss SCV Scholarship Pageant royalty will be hanging up their crowns Saturday evening at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, after a new royal court is installed during the 34th annual Miss SCV Scholarship Pageant.
When Emily Bush, 25, traveled to the "lost coast of New Zealand" for the action-adventure competition program "72 Hours," she wore a wrist full of bracelets she hoped would bring her luck.
Mother's Day is behind us but Father's Day is only a week away! Don't forget dad! It's time to do something special for your dad this year, ditch the tie and think of something fun. Buy him a jersey from his favorite sports team, a "steak and potatoes" dinner or give him a break from "honey do" chores. Be creative!
If you looked carefully at the crowd at the 42nd annual Boys & Girls Club Benefit Auction you could spot Janis Joplin, Sonny and Cher, Jimi Hendrix (possibly twins?), Paul Stanley of Kiss (wait, was that Paula Stanley instead?), Bob Marley, Bret Michaels and Billy from ZZ Top.
The 34th annual Miss Santa Clarita Valley Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. The Queen's Social will be held at 5 p.m. with the pageant starting at 6 p.m.
More than 30 chili chefs brought the sweet and spicy to the Embassy Suites in Valencia recently for the inaugural Santa Clarita Valley Real Estate Community Charity Chili Cook-Off.
I am hoping that all the "heat freaks" living in the Santa Clarita Valley have gotten their fill from our recent heat wave to hold them for a while. I am simply not ready for it to be truly "summer in the SCV' just yet! Where's my June gloom?
A dramatic demonstration by exhibition shooter Tim Bradley captivated attendees of the fifth annual "How the West Was Won" trap shoot with Bradley's dead-eye shooting skill.
The weather looks to be more reasonable this week, but with a slight warming trend that might make Saturday's Boys & Girls Club Benefit Auction a tad on the warmish side. Here's hoping the evenings stay cool!
The Sand Canyon estate home of Richard and Marian Sandnes welcomed sponsors and VIP guests on Wednesday to the annual Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley Auction Preview party.
Dozens of students from the Newhall facility of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley sat quietly on the floor of the game room as Tom Vice, president of Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, spoke about the work done by the aerospace company.
White Ribbon Week in the Santa Clarita Valley kicked off Monday at West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch.