The home delivered meals program, run by the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center and the Committee on Aging recently received a $5,000 grant from the American Contract Bridge League Charity Foundation.
Actor Allan Trautman, of Saugus, has a cult following.
I was sad to see the first Sierra Pelona Wine Festival postponed this past weekend. It was the right call due to all the rain we had in the days leading up to Saturday. I just wish they had picked another day, instead of April 20 with conflicts with the Cowboy Festival! I hate having to chose between two things I love, especially when it is Cowboy Festival versus wine!
Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Striplin received a special gift of family history on Thursday from a delegation representing the Santa Clarita Valley Family History and Technology Fair.
Shelley Hann, executive director of SCV Women and Men of Honor, presented the College of the Canyons Foundation board with a check for $2,500 to fund a scholarship for returning military veterans.
The Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year Committee is seeking nominations for the annual award.
Have you found yourself singing "Blowin' in the Wind" recently? I don't remember a time in the Santa Clarita Valley where the wind has blown so incessently like it has the past week. I've lived here since 1978 and I think this wind is one for the record books!
Robert Reyes is finding that the busiest time of his life might be "retirement."
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!
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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.