Shelley and G. Marshall Hann have lived in the Santa Clarita Valley for 19 years, most of their time was spent in Stevenson Ranch. However, last year Shelley Hann found her dream home on a quiet cul-de-sac in Westridge.
It's a location with a long history of great barbecue. The corner of White's Canyon and Soledad Canyon Roads (Canyon Center) in Canyon Country previously housed a Santa Clarita Valley institution, Rattler's, for more than 20 years. Now, that venerated location is home to T-Bo's House of BBQ.
The three boys bowed to their instructors and reached out to receive the symbol of their accomplishments - the coveted top-level white belt representing the highest achievement for their age group. Parents seated nearby took photos and videos of the momentous occasion.
I hope all the fine fathers in the Santa Clarita Valley have a great day and enjoy all the love and attention they deserve!
It's almost a joke now, my fawning appreciation for the bruschetta ($7.50) crafted by Wolf Creek Restaurant and Brewing Co.
The Santa Clarita Ballet Company presents "Tales of Beatrix Potter," "Dvorak's Serenade" and "G Song/B Side" Saturday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons in two performances, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
There were heroes and high hopes Saturday at the 38th annual benefit auction for the Boys & Girls Club of the Santa Clarita Valley. "Lighting our Future - a Black and White Benefit" garnered nearly $235,000 to help fund operations, said Jim Ventress, chief professional officer of the club which operates three facilities for SCV youth.
The spacious backyard of the Placerita Canyon home of Ed and Wendy Winquest became a fantasy land of ballerinas and family storybook characters recently as it hosted the sixth annual Tippy Toes Tea to benefit the Santa Clarita Ballet Company.
Don't forget about Flag Day
It's noon... do you know where the ladies of the SCV are? Most likely lunching at the Tea Gardens, the cozy tea shop tucked into the center off Bouquet Canyon Road between Valencia Boulevard and Magic Mountain Parkway - adjacent to the IHOP.
There were "legal briefs" scattered around the banquet room of Le Chene French Cuisine in honor of the installation of Cindy Kittle as incoming 2009-10 president of Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
Women in high heels rock
Education has always been the passion of the Xi Nu Zeta chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority in the Santa Clarita Valley. It shouldn't be a surprise because most of the members are retired school teachers.
More than 120 women in high stiletto heels, pumps and high-heeled boots sauntered across the "finish line" May 31 in the inaugural "High Heel-a-thon to Stomp Out Domestic Violence."
The Santa Clarita Valley is dotted with restaurants - ethnic, traditional, trendy, established, casual or formal. There's a restaurant for nearly every taste (with the exception of an authentic Jewish deli).