The 10,000-square-foot, 24-room Sand Canyon estate home of Wayne and Dianne Crawford was transformed into a holiday wonderland during the 28th Annual Henry Mayo Holiday Home Tour Gala held Dec. 5. Daughter-in-law Jeanna Crawford decorated the home with vintage and handmade holiday decor that gave the impressive home a cozy, personal feel, which was enjoyed by the 120 guests who paid $150 per person to support the Home Tour League. Funds from the event benefit ...
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 ...
The 25th annual Taste of the Town to benefit the Child & Family Center of Santa Clarita will offer a record number of food and beverage vendors and a new way to contribute to charity.
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.