It was a wine lovers' paradise Sunday as Guy LeLarge of Valencia Wine Company hosted several hundred friends and customers at the rescheduled fourth annual Holiday Wine Tasting held at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
Didn't it look a lot like Christmas at the Magic of the Lights Gala held at the Hyatt Valencia? The festively attire crowd of more than 300 raised nearly $60,000 during the live auction to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club during the sixth annual Festival of the Trees gala. The gala was held after the public display closed for the evening.
Yes, the holiday season is now upon us. The social whirl has slowed and I know everyone is searching for that perfect turkey to serve up to family and friends on Thursday. Happy Thanksgiving! Festival of Trees
Celebrating a special 15th birthday, the Foundation for Children's Dental Health threw itself a Quinceanera party in the backyard of Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar.
It was a weekend where iced tea might have been more appropriate than steaming Earl Grey, but two days of sold out crowds didn't seem to mind the warm weather at the fifth annual Circle of Hope Theatrical Tea.
Welcome to Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Welcome to the new members of the Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Santa Clarita Valley/Antelope Valley chapter. I was thrilled to attend the elegant installation ceremony held last weekend at the Hyatt Valencia. Kudos to the club which, after more than a year in the making, graduated from provisional to full chapter status. The ladies were brilliantly attired in all white, from their shoes to their ...
Many Santa Clarita Valley residents may be celebrating a scaled-down holiday season this year, but creativity and vision can take holiday home decor to new heights.
As the future of the big three domestic auto makers - General Motors, Ford and Chrysler - remains in doubt, the Los Angeles Auto Show opens today at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The show may lack the glitz and glamour of past years, but it still serves the purpose of introducing real cars to consumers as well as seeing what auto makers think the future will bring.
As the music of Mary J. Blige boomed across the Hyatt Valencia banquet room, more than 60 women, all dressed in white, danced their way to their seats as the installation luncheon celebration of the newest chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., was underway.
"It's Thanksgiving, I can't believe he's not here." "I wish I could just cancel Christmas this year." "How can I go on without (him/her)?" The empty chair at holiday dinners can cause enormous pain. Whether it's your first, 10th or 50th year without your loved one, holidays are sad reminders of those we have lost. "As a society we are not trained or prepared to deal with life's most predictable event and that is loss," ...
The American Jousting Alliance will host the Frazier Mountain Jousting Tournament and Fair, 11 a.m. to sundown on Saturday at Tait Ranch, 3 miles west of I-5 and Frazier Mountain Park Road in Frazier Park. The event includes a competive sport jousting and medieval equestrian skill-at-arms tournament said James Zoppe, event organizer.
The Boy Scouts of America and event title sponsor Total Financial Solutions will honor well known Santa Clarita Valley residents Bob Kellar, Harold and Jacquie Petersen and Larry and Peggy Rasmussen at the Third Annual Santa Clarita Valley Leaders of Character Recognition dinner.
The Canyon Theatre Guild in Newhall will offer up "intrigue, excitement and adventure" at its annual gala fundraiser to be held Sept. 26 at the CTG.
The final riff of the Lexus Jazz and Blues series echoed down Town Center Drive in Valencia on Sept. 5 signaling the end of the popular summer concerts. The annual event, held adjacent to the Hyatt Valencia, has attracted hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents during the hot summer nights to dance, eat, socialize and listen to a different performer each week.
We're edging up on the middle of September - already! Wasn't it just yesterday that SCV children were heading back to school? Yet, here it is, its been nearly a month! Welcome Ian Lamont
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.