Since the demise of the annual Bootlegger's Ball to benefit the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley, New Year's Eve had been without a major event or party to celebrate the turning of the last page of the calendar.
Nearly 300 families lined the sidewalk outside the Railroad Avenue location of the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry along 4th Street and down Main Street as members of the Santa Clarita Rotary Club began to unload and distribute more than 250 turkeys the group donated to the Pantry for its annual turkey giveaway.
If Santa had a sweet tooth, Lady Di's Cookies in Westridge would surely be his workshop. The 1,100 square foot retail storefront is awash in holiday colors and tempting treats, including 15 types of cookies, four different brownies, caramel apples, cupcakes, chocolate-dipped strawberries and much more. Owner Diane Knight started Lady Di's Cookies in her home 15 years ago. She expanded to a commercial kitchen a few months later. Lady Di's Cookies quickly became the ...
The SCV Committee on Aging and the SCV Senior Center are asking for just $10 from residents of the Santa Clarita Valley to help area seniors.
I love the rainy, gloomy weather this weekend. It almost "feels" like the holidays, doesn't it? Holiday Light Tour 15
It was as if a Norman Rockwell painting had come to life in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia. Dozens of Boy Scouts of all ages - big and small, short and tall, Cub Scouts, Webelos and Scouts - mingled with formally-gowned and tuxedo-clad guests gathered to recognize the 2008 Leaders of Character.
It's the season for pumpkins and ghosts and goblins, galore! It's also time to head out to Lombardi's up Bouquet Canyon in Saugus. Devastated by the Buckweed Fire last year, Lombardi's is back - and just as good as ever. Why not head out there this weekend and celebrate a Santa Clarita Valley institution?
It was a warm night in the Octopussy Lounge in Newhall as guests arrived "by invitation of Her Majesty's Secret Service" for "Casino Royale 008." The fundraising evening to benefit the Canyon Theatre Guild offered "mystery, adventure and intrigue" as guests dressed as their favorite characters from the "James Bond" series.
The 15th annual Signal Holiday Light Tour judges came without trolley and without limo, yet they found the Christmas spirit in cookies and cocoa. They exclaimed in awe at all the pretty lights, and soon realized the judging should have taken two nights. 1. The Tisdells
There's no question that Wakefield Court is the 800-pound gorilla of street light-decorating in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Fans of the written word should not miss the Fall Poetry Festival to be held Sunday in the Laughing Buddha Zen Garden in Newhall.
The 10,000-square-foot, 24-room Sand Canyon estate home of Wayne and Dianne Crawford was transformed into a holiday wonderland during the 28th Annual Henry Mayo Holiday Home Tour Gala held Dec. 5. Daughter-in-law Jeanna Crawford decorated the home with vintage and handmade holiday decor that gave the impressive home a cozy, personal feel, which was enjoyed by the 120 guests who paid $150 per person to support the Home Tour League. Funds from the event benefit ...
It was an elegantly clad flock of "geese" that took flight Friday at the Agua Dulce Airport to celebrate the fourth annual Golden Goose Gala. Nearly 250 black-tie and formal-gown-attired guests paid $300 per person to enjoy an evening that included fine wine tasting, a gourmet dinner and dancing.
Seniors at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center in Newhall received a helping hand and a serving of holiday spirit on Dec. 2 when volunteers from Lockheed Federal Credit Union pitched in to help serve lunch and pie to nearly 150 seniors.
Don't forget to wish Linda Lambourne, former field representative for Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, a very "Happy Birthday" on Wednesday! Pet photos with Santa
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.