Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently honored three SCV residents at the club's first awards ceremony held recently in the Oaks Grille at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
My love affair with newspapers is a life-long obsession that runs deep. All I know is newspaper work. I've managed circulation drives, operated a Compugraphic typesetter, sold advertising, done layout in the days of waxing machines and pica poles, been a news system IT trainer and now - a journalist.
Spring officially began on Friday, and it sure seems to be busting out all over the Santa Clarita Valley these days. However, it looks like winter is paying us one last blast. That's fine with me, spring is lovely, but I love winter. Entertainment of the year
The 10th annual fundraising cabaret to benefit the Canyon Theatre Guild offered up a tribute to the 1970s with mood rings, pet rocks, disco balls, smiley faces and lava lamps offering nostalgic reminders to guests of the decade that saw Watergate, the first oil crisis, the end of the hippie movement and the war in Vietnam, the streaking fad and a rise in feminism.
The "More Flags, More Fun" character affectionately known as Mr. Six recently showed up at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia to greet guests and sign autographs.
Yes, Panera Bread is a chain, but I like bread. Actually, I like GOOD bread - the kind of bread hardly anyone makes and you can rarely find. For me, bread is like candy. Given the choice of a Snickers candy bar and a loaf of good bread, you can bet I'll choose the bread. On the scale of 1-10, with a score of 1 - the kind of bread you wish you'd never put ...
Dressed in their Sunday best, with tissues at the ready, seven mothers were honored by their Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild Silver Rose Debutante daughters during the 23rd Annual Mother Daughter Tea. Presentations ranged from original songs and poems to scrapbooks and gifts, all selected by the debutantes in appreciation of their mother's influence in their lives.
The Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley recently held its annual awards breakfast at the Community Center in Newhall, honoring the recipients of the three awards sponsored by the club including the Women's Opportunity Award, the Women Making a Difference Award and the Violet Richardson Award.
The annual Silver Spur Celebration is one of the swankiest events a resident of the Santa Clarita Valley can attend. The 2009 recipients of the College of the Canyons Silver Spur Award for Community Service, Harold and Jacquie Petersen, are two of my favorite people.
The Sand Canyon Homeowners Association recently paid tribute to members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department during the association's annual meeting held at the Robinson Ranch Clubhouse in Sand Canyon.
It was a setting that befit the occasion, honoring two of the Santa Clarita Valley's most generous philanthropists - Harold and Jacquie Petersen of Valencia.
It seems that the fans of daylight-saving time have prevailed over those of us who rather like standard time. I'm rather tired of changing my clocks forward and back all the time. Can't we just choose one time and stick with it? I hope everyone remembered to set their clocks back an hour and have arrived to where they need to be this morning on time.
The first national tour of the Tony Award nominated new Broadway production of "Grease" will feature Taylor Hicks in the role of "Teen Angel."
Steak lovers rejoice! Salt Creek Grille, always known for its "prime" beef, has added an "all-natural" New York Strip steak to the menu.
It was a cold and rainy evening on Town Center Drive in Valencia when Dr. Rap arrived at Bellasport, a sportswear store owned by Anna Ott.
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.