Philip Bialowitz, one of eight living survivors of the infamous Nazi death camp Sobibór, will visit Chabad of SCV on Nov. 17 to share his experience and journey since escaping from the camp.
Death-camp survivor talk
With some magical help from Santa Claus, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will officially kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Community Tree on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita invites the community to attend "A Day of Art" at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich reacted to Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza's ruling which blocks enforcement of restricting sex offenders from living near schools and parks.
The city of Santa Clarita's "Camp Clarita" is excited to offer camp during winter break to children in grades K-6.
College of the Canyons will host a night of unscripted laughter and excitement as the student improv troupe Comedians of the Canyons presents the second in a series of free on-campus improv comedy shows.
Tim Burkhart, general manager at Six Flags Magic Mountain, has been named the Valley Industry Association's chairman of the Board of Directors for 2011. Burkhart will be installed during a luncheon Dec. 21 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
The next Valley Industry Association luncheon Nov. 16 will discuss the results of this month's statewide election. In addition, SCV Sheriff's Foundation chairman Ken Wiseman will give an overview of the "Be Our Star" campaign, and local attorney Hunt Braly will talk about the impact of the elections on businesses.
Sunday, Nov. 7, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., world-renowned artist Judy Larson will meet collectors in person, answer questions and hand-embellish limited edition canvases in the at B&R Gallery in Canyon Country. Original paintings will be available for sale as well.
Performances by the core cast of actors and dancers from the world famous Hemet Ramona Outdoor Play will highlight the third annual Ramona Days Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rancho Camulos Museum National Historic Landmark in Piru.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a free flu-shot clinic from 9-11 a.m. today. Presented through the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the outreach will also include free pneumonia and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines. Nurses will be available to answer questions about the vaccinations. Extra parking will be available on Market Street in the First Presbyterian Church back lot. The center is located at 22900 Market St. in Newhall. For more information, call (661) 259-9444.
This week's spotlight in the SCV highlights a rally, costume contest and a blood drive.
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About three years ago, a young 7-year old was hanging out at his mom's store in Old Town Newhall. We were folding material into 2-yard lengths to tie into blankets for children having surgery in Third World countries.
BERKELEY, Calif. - Even when highly populated cities make an effort to cut back on greenhouse-gasses, the continued use of energy in suburbs may cancel out any benefit to the environment, according to a new study.
In a scene from the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, the main character states, "I love you Binky, but I don't have to like you right now." Sometimes this is how we feel about our children, of course we love them, but in certain moments, we do not like them.
SALT LAKE CITY - Women across the nation are fighting against employers that they claim are not providing appropriate breastfeeding facilities for working mothers.
What with Sunday's Golden Globes and the Academy Award nominations that were announced on Thursday, along with the opening of the Sundance Film Festival, it's hard not to have movies on your mind this week.
Disney's latest hit "Frozen" will now not only be seen on the screen. Disney's CEO Robert Iger announced that the hit movie will become a Broadway play as well.
Police charged a boy with aggravated assault and related crimes on Saturday in connection with a shooting that wounded two students inside a Philadelphia high school gymnasium, but released a second boy from custody without charging him.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Frederik Andersen made sure the Anaheim Ducks wouldn't go on any kind of a losing streak.
The ball didn't go to the guy it was supposed to on the final play.
Valencia graduate Shane Vereen highlights a group of three players with Santa Clarita Valley ties who are connected with NFL teams still alive in the playoffs.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - UCLA came close to pulling off an impressive comeback. The No. 25 Bruins just fell too far behind early and ran out of time.
Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto established themselves as Oscar favorites with supporting acting wins at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
SALT LAKE CITY - Every January, thousands of young girls don their blue, brown or green uniforms and pitch their goods to family, friends and neighbors.