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 ...
Suzon Gerstel, a mother of a Marine and president of Prayer Angels for the Military, said many residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are unaware that the SCV has its own community care packaging location for the troops.
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
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.