When John and Michelle Dow decided to remodel the kitchen of their Newhall home they thought back fondly on their travels through Europe.
In the penthouse of a Santa Monica oceanside condo Fay Huebsch welcomed family and friends to celebrate a special birthday. Huebsch was born on Aug. 8, 1908 in Chicago, Ill. Her 100th birthday party also brought together four generations of women to celebrate the centennial of the family matriarch.
The thriving nonprofit community in the Santa Clarita Valley has a new friend - HandsOn Santa Clarita (formerly the Volunteer Resource Center of SCV).
The Zonta Club of the SCV will honor a familiar face around the Santa Clarita Valley at its annual tribute dinner - Newhall's Duane Harte. The fundraising Celebrity Tribute dinner, scheduled for Friday evening, Nov. 7, at the Odyssey Restaurant in Mission Hills will honor Harte - an Un-Zon (the husband of a Zonta member) and 2003 SCV Man of the Year.
Anxiety. Elation. Angst. Homework. Report cards. PTA membership drives, science projects, tears of rejection or frustration, smiles of success. Back to routine, back to traffic jams. The cycle starts all over again this week as elementary school districts around the Santa Clarita Valley throw open their doors for another school year. With kids heading back to school during the "dog days" of August, it's important for them to stay cool and well hydrated - they ...
One of our favorite folks in the SCV, Duane Harte has been named the 2008 Zonta Club of SCV Tribute honoree. The event will be held Nov. 7 at the Odyssey Restaurant in Mission Hills (a refreshing change from the Hyatt). Duane is an Un-Zon (the husband of a Zonta member) and the 2003 SCV Man of the Year. I'm sure the evening's tributes will feature Harte's 23 years of service with the U.S. Naval ...
As summer reaches it zenith families spend more time outdoors - enjoying water play, barbecues, picnics, sports and other family activities. However, with the outdoor fun comes a risk of exposure to West Nile Virus - a mosquito-borne disease that can cause encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain.
Castaic resident Kelly Hackney's art recently celebrated a "coming out" party at Vino 100 in Saugus. Guests enjoyed wine and light hors d'oeuvres as they viewed a sampling of Hackney's fine art.
Blues music, cigars and great food - what could be more appropriate for a hot August night? "Hot August Nights" - a fundraiser to be held Aug. 16 at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia - will offer both fun and fundraising to benefit The Painted Turtle camp in Lake Hughes. This summer, The Painted Turtle Camp has welcomed 850 children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses to summer camp sessions that began in June. The ...
Known throughout the Santa Clarita Valley as one of the SCV's "classiest guys" Ed Bolden, exemplifies the life of an active senior.
When Mohan Sikand was 6 years old, he decided he wanted to live in the United States - San Francisco to be precise.
Welcome to August! One month closer to summer being over and temperature sanity returning! I'm really done with the "heat waves."
In just two years, Stephenie Meyer has become a worldwide publishing phenomenon in young adult fiction. "Twilight" was one of 2005's most talked about novels and translation rights have been sold in 33 countries.
Mint Canyon Family Center Moose Lodge No. 2173 and Chapter No. 1533 in Canyon Country recently delivered dozens of comfort plush animals - stuffed Tommy Moose toys - to many of the first responders in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Harold and Jacqulyn Petersen, of Valencia, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 2001 and enthusiastically jumped into SCV life.
Kurt Bryant spends his life in front of a camera, but you won't recognize his face.
It's a beautiful weekend in the Santa Clarita Valley! Spring is the best season. I can't wait for the yuccas to begin blooming and for the hills to turn that pretty green. I'm seeing a few wildflowers popping up along the side of the roads, too!
The 46th annual Xi Nu Zeta Lasagna Dinner attracted a sold out crowd of 200 guests on Feb. 23 to feast on homemade lasagna for charity.
Horton heard a Who and the Cat in the Hat came back throughout Santa Clarita Valley elementary schools Friday as Read Across America arrived a day early to celebrate the act, the art, and the enjoyment of reading.
When Six Flags Magic Mountain opens its latest roller coaster, now under construction at the Valencia theme park, it will once again change the Santa Clarita Valley skyline, a Six Flags spokesman said Wednesday during a "hard hat" tour of the coaster site.
Who has money on "Argo to win it all at tonight's 85th annual Academy Awards? This is the first year I've not seen a majority of the Oscar contenders. I am hoping to watch a few on pay-per-few and DVD before the Awards begin tomorrow evening.
It may be a friendly competition for charity, but it's a competition nevertheless.
Ken Pulskamp, retired Santa Clarita city manager, has been selected to be "served up" at the 15th annual Santa Clarita Elks Charity Roast on March 23.
Santa Clarita Valley fashion icon Margo Hudson has a new mission in life: clothes for a cause.
Who's behind that mask? That was the theme Feb. 8 when the Canyon Theatre Guild hosted the Queen of Hearts Masquerade Ball, a new take on its annual "Night of a Thousand Stars" fundraiser.
Love was in the air Feb. 9 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia as nearly 200 guests gathered to raise funds for cardiac care services at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia.
Dozens of eager fans of St. Clare's Catholic Church annual Lenten Fish Fry lined up well before the doors of the parish hall opened at 4:30 p.m. Friday.