It was an elegantly clad flock of "geese" that took flight Friday at the Agua Dulce Airport to celebrate the fourth annual Golden Goose Gala. Nearly 250 black-tie and formal-gown-attired guests paid $300 per person to enjoy an evening that included fine wine tasting, a gourmet dinner and dancing.
Seniors at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center in Newhall received a helping hand and a serving of holiday spirit on Dec. 2 when volunteers from Lockheed Federal Credit Union pitched in to help serve lunch and pie to nearly 150 seniors.
Don't forget to wish Linda Lambourne, former field representative for Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, a very "Happy Birthday" on Wednesday! Pet photos with Santa
If you host it they will attend - and attend they did for "Sunset in the Vineyard." Assistance League of Santa Clarita Valley held a casual afternoon wine tasting in the backyard vineyard of Jeannie and Chris Carpenter in Newhall that spilled into the backyard of brother Tim Carpenter. Highlighting the day for the more than 350 guests were the home wine makers who offered tastes of the fruits of their labor. Carol Malcolm, with ...
The Loose Goose Wine Festival, based on a traditional European fall festival, has always been about the wine. But this year beer will also be center stage as the Festival expands to include a beer pavilion - the Belgian Beer Cafe.
I'm glad to feel the taste of fall in the air. It would be nice if the weather stayed this mild!
The blades of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department helicopter blew dust, leaves and debris into the eager crowd anticipating a unique "first" at the "Flavors of Life" 17th annual classic benefit wine auction.
More than 300 members and guests of the Loose Goose Wine Society traveled back in time to the "roaring '20s" at downtown Los Angeles' Union Station.
It was an evening to celebrate the arts - and friends of the arts packed the Tournament Players Club to experience the artistic value of food, wine and fine art. Nearly 150 supporters of the arts in the Santa Clarita Valley attended the inaugural TPC/West Ranch art and wine gala held Sept. 20 to benefit the Joe Ranft Alumni Scholarship Fund at California Institute of the Arts.
Tomorrow is Dec. 1. Somehow - and I'm not exactly sure how this happened - 2009 is just 31 days away.
It may have been cold and blustery outside, but inside Hart Hall in Newhall the warm glow of original art brought more than 350 guests to experience the Santa Clarita Artists' Association's 19th annual Art Classic Gala. More than 100 works of original art were on display representing more than 60 artists. Styles and subjects ranged widely and included realism, impressionism, abstract, plein air, figurative, landscape, wildlife and still life.
A record breaking year for the American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Unit brought dozens of attendees together to celebrate a year of success with a with a festive evening of recognition and rewards Thursday at the Robinson Ranch Clubhouse in Sand Canyon.
You don't have to sit home today and wonder what to do. There's the annual Street Art Festival (www.streetartfest.com) in Newhall and a few blocks away at William S. Hart Park the annual Hart of the West Powwow (www.friendsofhartpark.org/powwow.asp.) Those keen on alpacas will find three Agua Dulce alapaca ranches open today for National Alpaca Farm Days (for more information visit www.saddlebackmtnranch.com, www.tanglewoodalpacas.com and <a href="http://www.sweetwateralpacas.com" ...
The year 1968 was a watershed year in the life of the United States - and for the Santa Clarita Valley. It was the year that Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King were assassinated. It was the year that the USS Pueblo was seized by North Korea, and in Vietnam, where the lives of nearly 300 American soldiers were lost each week, the village of My Lai was destroyed. In 1968 "60 Minutes," a news ...
Suzon Gerstel, a mother of a Marine and president of Prayer Angels for the Military, said many residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are unaware that the SCV has its own community care packaging location for the troops.
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.