Canyon Country resident Rick Romero has been trained by the American Red Cross to aid residents in an emergency. But nothing, he says, prepared him for dealing with survivors of Superstorm Sandy.
The fourth annual Rescues On The Runway will be held Saturday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
It feels like fall, finally in the Santa Clarita Valley! I love the crisp evening and morning temperatures. It almost makes a person feel festive, as the holiday season approaches.
It is mid-morning on Thursday, less than 24 hours remain before the 10th annual Festival of Trees opens to the public at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Nov. 9-21 Festival of Trees at Westfield Valencia Town Center, (between The Patios and Sears). General admission: $6 age 15 and older; $3 age 4 to 14; $4 age 65+; free age 3 and under. Purchase general admission tickets at the door. No online sales. For hours and more information visit www.scvbgc.org. Sunday, Nov. 11 Heads Up Horse Therapy Veteran's Day Tea to benefit a new program dedicated to improving the quality of life ...
The 10th annual Festival of Trees to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley opened its doors Friday for a 13-day run at a space on the Shops at The Patios at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Hundreds of attendees crowded into Hart Hall in Newhall on Saturday to view the more than 400 entries and nearly 800 blooms competing for prizes at the 19th annual Wild West Roses Rose Show hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society.
Three members of the California Association for Paranormal Studies have been selected to build and launch their human-powered flying machine off a 30-foot high ramp on Nov. 10 at the Red Bull Flugtag event in San Francisco.
The XXIII Santa Clarita Artists' Association offered guests food, music, fine art and a chance to bid on silent auction items to raise funds for a student scholarship.
It's time to walk outside and check your garden. Keep your fingers crossed that the wind hasn't damaged your favorite rose bush. More importantly check for wind damage to any of the fragile buds that might be on the way to blossoming into perfect, fragrant specimens of rose growing delight.
The weather should be perfect on Sunday to "Sip, Stroll and Savor the Sounds" at the Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley's fifth annual The Wine Affair.
Beautifully decorated tables set with fine china, hot tea, savories and desserts greeted the 180 guests who attended the ninth annual Circle of Hope Afternoon Tea.
If John and Jameson Scalia have their way, Saugus, a quiet bedroom community in the Santa Clarita Valley, may soon become famous as the home of the Brother Monkeys.
Now that's what I'm talking about! The rain was a beautiful thing to behold this past Thursday and Friday. Hard to believe that the weather report is calling for 90 degree temperatures today and tomorrow. Bring back winter!
The ninth annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser presented by Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley attracted more than 100 attendees on Sunday to the Tournament Players Club in Valencia to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer.
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.
Did you remember to set your clocks forward one hour last night? Yes, it is daylight saving time again. My least favorite time of the year! I would much rather gain an hour of sleep, than lose one!
Seventeen Santa Clarita Valley volunteers have been nominated as candidates for 2013 SCV Man and Woman of the Year.