In a popular movie about high school, a girl escorts a new student through the cafeteria and says, "There are the girls who don't eat anything, and there are the girls who eat their feelings."
Fridays ongoing St. Clare's 35th Annual Lenten Fish Fries will be held Fridays March 15 and 22. Dinner is served from 4:30 – 8 p.m. Menu: Beer battered Alaskan cod, rice pilaf or French fries, coleslaw, rolls, $8.50 for a 2-piece dinner, $9.50 for a 3-piece dinner. Take out is available. Proceeds benefit local charities and families in need. St. Clare is located at 19606 Calla Way in Canyon Country. 661-252-3353, www.st-clare.org. Tuesday, March 12 ...
Editor's note: The Signal will profile each of the nominees for Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year over the next few weeks.
It is one of the Santa Clarita Valley's best kept secrets, said Sherry Klaus, Santa Clarita Master Chorale board chairwoman.
Did you remember to set your clocks forward one hour last night? Yes, it is daylight saving time again. My least favorite time of the year! I would much rather gain an hour of sleep, than lose one!
Kurt Bryant spends his life in front of a camera, but you won't recognize his face. Bryant is one of the legions of stunt professionals who risk physical safety to bring breath-taking "movie magic" action to the silver screen. However, stunt men aren't really thrill-seekers Bryant said. "Actually, most stunt guys are very level-headed," he said. "You don't want to be too crazy because you want to be able to work tomorrow." He has worked ...
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.
Third Thursdays The city of Santa Clarita hosts a themed party 7-11 p.m. every third Thursday of the month, on Main Street in Newhall. Free. Enjoy live music and entertainment, art displays, food trucks and more. Info: 661-250-3787 or www.sensesonmain.com. The Sierra Pelona Rock Club meets 7:30 p.m. on Soledad Canyon Road every third Thursday of the month. Members have interest in mineralogy, geology, paleontology and other disciplines. Info: www.sierrapelona.com. Fridays ongoing St. Clare's 35th ...
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley presents the fifth annual Poker Tournament on Saturday, March 16.
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. The best cake designers in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond will compete at Tournament Player's Club in Valencia on Saturday, March 2 at the fifth annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction and Competition. The event is a fundraiser for the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project. Cakes will be awarded prizes in several categories including originality, creativity and the cake that raises the ...
Someone recently told me she wanted her children to "think for themselves." Not me, I said. If I was still in my active parenting years, I would most definitely want my children to think like I do. That would be, in fact, my primary purpose. I would want them to accept that my values are the right values to hold and I'd want them to eventually make every effort to pass those values on to ...
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It is the secret that all quilters share said Glenna Beaver of Valencia, a quilter for 30 years: "She who dies with the largest stash wins."
Happy Father's Day to all the wonderful dads in the Santa Clarita Valley. I am always impressed at the number of fabulous fathers that live in the SCV!
Mother's Day is behind us but Father's Day is only a week away! Don't forget dad! It's time to do something special for your dad this year, ditch the tie and think of something fun. Buy him a jersey from his favorite sports team, a "steak and potatoes" dinner or give him a break from "honey do" chores. Be creative!
If you looked carefully at the crowd at the 42nd annual Boys & Girls Club Benefit Auction you could spot Janis Joplin, Sonny and Cher, Jimi Hendrix (possibly twins?), Paul Stanley of Kiss (wait, was that Paula Stanley instead?), Bob Marley, Bret Michaels and Billy from ZZ Top.
The 34th annual Miss Santa Clarita Valley Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. The Queen's Social will be held at 5 p.m. with the pageant starting at 6 p.m.
I am hoping that all the "heat freaks" living in the Santa Clarita Valley have gotten their fill from our recent heat wave to hold them for a while. I am simply not ready for it to be truly "summer in the SCV' just yet! Where's my June gloom?
Did you know there are more than nine reasons you might be healthier when sharing your life with cats and dogs, or that for $9 you can become part of a nationwide life-saving movement?
The weather looks to be more reasonable this week, but with a slight warming trend that might make Saturday's Boys & Girls Club Benefit Auction a tad on the warmish side. Here's hoping the evenings stay cool!
The Sand Canyon estate home of Richard and Marian Sandnes welcomed sponsors and VIP guests on Wednesday to the annual Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley Auction Preview party.
SueAnn O'Connor of Valencia has had a lot of dogs in her life, but never one quite like Lulu.
Packed with wall-to-wall photos and paintings, Tom Rogers says his house "is a museum."
The Chorale wishes you "Bon Apetit!" at this concert featuring a menu of songs about food. Let's begin the feast with "The Seasonings" by P.D.Q. Bach, the forgotten child of the maestro discovered by Professor Peter Schickele: "By the Leeks of Babylon, E-i, e-i-o!"
ack by very popular demand, Soroptomist International of Santa Clarita Valley will host the Second annual "Gentlemen for A Cause" fundraiser on June 8 at the Westridge Clubhouse in Valencia.
Having just returned from a little visit out of town I have to say that I actually enjoyed my time in the air on Virgin America airlines.