It was a light-hearted farewell tinged with emotion as College of the Canyons trustee Scott Wilk was saluted by his COC colleagues on Jan. 11 at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.
Tim Traurig has faced many frightening situations as a fire fighter for the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Brrr! It's been chilly in the Santa Clarita Valley this past week. Except for a brief warm spell that lasted only hours on Tuesday it's been exceptionally chilly for our normally balmy valley! Last night the weather report predicted a bone-chilling low of 28! It would be nice to get a little snow, but only enough to watch it fall, then it can melt!
UPDATES WITH DETAILS AND LOCAL CONNECTIONS Huell Howser, known to Santa Clarita Valley audiences for featuring SCV landmarks Beal's Cut and the William S. Hart Park and Museum on his television program "California's Gold," has died at age 67. Howser also visited the SCV in 2009 to attend the popular fundraiser Silents Under the Stars to benefit the Friends of Hart Park. "I'm a big fan of the William S. Hart Mansion and Museum ...
The United States Department of Health and Human Services recently honored Children's Hospital Los Angeles for its commitment to saving lives through organ and tissue donation. The hospital received the Silver Medal of Honor which acknowledged the hospital's standard of excellence in achieving a donation conversion rate of 75 percent or greater for the past two years.
Welcome 2013! The Santa Clarita Valley is just getting back to work after a wonderful holiday season. However, some schools don't return to the classroom until Jan. 14. I had a lovely holiday which I spent with family in Washington state.
The story of Victoria Soto, the 27-year-old Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher who was killed when a gunman invaded the school in Newtown, Conn., so touched students of a Valencia High School government class they have dedicated a house in Haiti in her memory.
The controversial Newhall Library opened on Sept. 29 with a celebration that brought an estimated 2,000 guests to visit the 30,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building on Main Street in downtown Newhall.
Santa, decked out in his trademark bright red suit and sporting his full snow white bushy beard, arrived courtesy Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 73, to the loud cheers of nearly 100 students at Newhall Elementary School.
Hats off to the more than 60 first graders in three classes at Sulphur Springs Elementary School in Canyon Country who sang carols for their parents decked out in various styles of head wear during a holiday assembly.
Stephen Hemmert is looking for someone he can settle down with for the rest of his life. After being married for 16 years, followed by an exclusive relationship of five years, Hemmert re-entered a dating scene that was very different then the one with which he was familiar. "From about age 29 to age 50 I was only with two women," he said. "I joke that I had been kept in 'captivity' for so long ...
It was an "intergenerational" Christmas celebration, said Julie Calderon, Newhall Community Center supervisor.
Combat Radio's second annual Celebrity Christmas Breakfast was held at Salt Creek Grille to benefit Family Promise and Toys For Tots.
Suzon Gerstel of Prayer Angels for the Military is asking for the community's help in making the holidays brighter for troops serving in the United States military. The annual collection drive for care packages for the troops in Afghanistan is currently underway. Items needed include: granola bars, beef jerky, white and black cotton sport socks, canned ravioli with pop tops, three-blade razors, international phone cards (AT&T only), AA/AAA batteries, winter scarves, chemical hand warmers ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival - the winter event that for seven years showcased professional independent and student productions - will not be held in 2013, an organizer announced today.
Seventeen Santa Clarita Valley volunteers were introduced to the community on Tuesday, as candidates for 2013 SCV Man and Woman of the Year.
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.