Shelley Hann, executive director of SCV Women and Men of Honor, presented the College of the Canyons Foundation board with a check for $2,500 to fund a scholarship for returning military veterans.
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 ...
Former Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp seemed to enjoy his time in the roastee chair during the 15th annual Santa Clarita Elks Roast.
The Newhall Library was the inspired choice of location for an inaugural wine tasting benefit for the William S. Hart Education Foundation.
I've just returned from my retreat on Whidbey Island, Wash. It was a lovely week which I spent visiting with friends, drinking salted caramel hot coco at the Local Grown coffee shop and taking in a great community theater production of "The Full Monty." I also had a fantastic seafood dinner of salmon, fresh Dungeness crab and fresh crab cakes. It really doesn't get any better than that!
It's the simple things that we take for granted that Maureen Wright, R.N. thinks about in relation to her visits to Africa.
It seems that spring has sprung! I've enjoyed watching the trees and flowers bloom throughout the Santa Clarita Valley in recent weeks. The hills are even green. I know it won't last, but it is lovely for the moment. I am looking forward to the yuccas that bloom in May, my favorite time of year.
Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School recently honored two women during its annual fundraising benefit dinner held at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia.
I hope all the Easter eggs have been found and the Easter ham or lamb is cooking in the oven. Did you already bite the ears off your chocolate Easter bunny? My favorite has always been the marshmallow eggs.
It was a lovely brunch yesterday morning at the Robinson Ranch Clubhouse in Sand Canyon to celebrate the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Women in Service event.
The 32 kindergartners in Marrilee Bingham's class at Peachland Elementary School in Newhall can now add "author" to their list of accomplishments.
Soroptimist International Greater Santa Clarita recently hosted a "Day of Service", on behalf of Mending Kids International, was a lot of fun and very rewarding.
It was a St. Patrick's Day full of "Mischief and Malarkey" at the annual Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley fashion show.
The "Hearts for Heroes" Builder's Ball was an emotional evening that honored veterans of the United States military and supporters of the Habitat for Heroes campaign.
Divorce is a painful subject for millions of American men and women. However, there is truth to the saying "time heals all wounds" and once the anger and the pain subside there is life on the other side of divorce.
Eighty-five years ago, the second worst disaster in California history occurred just minutes from downtown Santa Clarita.
It is one of the Santa Clarita Valley's best kept secrets, said Sherry Klaus, Santa Clarita Master Chorale board chairwoman.