Hot Wheels Exhibit The California Oil Museum will be showing its new exhibit "Hot Wheels: 40 years of Playing and Collecting" through Feb. 17. Exhibit available for viewing Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $4/adults, $3/seniors, $1/youth and free for members. 1001 E. Main St. Santa Paula. (805) 933-0076 LETMESAIL Nov. Calendar LETMESAIL, (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social Activity and Independent Living) for teenagers and adults with disabilities will be hosting ...
Guests dressed in their finest "biker" attire of leather and denim mixed with those dressed in "business" clothes to honor Santa Clarita Valley businessman and super volunteer Duante Harte. The 24th Annual Celebrity Tribute Evening was held Nov. 7 at the Odyssey Restaurant in Granada Hills.
Juan Bonavera, DVM, of Canyon Country Animal Hospital, died unexpectedly at his home last weekend. He was a veterinarian who cared deeply for his patients and was a hero to many in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Fred and Mary Jo Haendle of Newhall are celebrating 50 years of marriage. The grand celebration was held in July when all of their children, grandchildren, as well as many friends and other family joined them on a cruise in the Mexican Riviera. The couple were married in Granada Hills on Nov. 16, 1958.
The crowded parking lot at the Hyatt Valencia told much of the story. There one could spot a brand new Porsche Turbo, many Lexus sedans, a Rolls Royce and a Ferrari parked next to several "soccer mom" vans; a "Surf Baby" license plate on a Toyota Corolla and many cars bearing Valencia Dance Team stickers.
There were heroes to be found at the 15th annual Evening Under the Stars held Sept. 6 to benefit the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children's Cancer. Heroes bald from chemotherapy, heroes who needed help walking and heroes demonstrating quiet bravery came forward to accept their Hoefflin "Shining Star" trophies.
Family-to-Family Education The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-week course for adult family members of individuals with severe mental illnesses. In the SCV the course will run 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 4-Dec. 4, 21618 Golden Triangle Road, Suite 106, Santa Clarita. Registration is required at (661) 803-9593. Heart Link Network Meeting The Heart Link Network is a monthly relaxed dinner/networking gathering for women. This unique experience enables you to meet great ...
In the heart of "old" Newhall, a stately home on a street shaded with towering, old trees harbors a surprising backyard secret. Rows and rows of grape vines - a private vineyard of Syrah and Grenache and Mouvedra grapes. Neighbors and family members Chris and Jeannie Carpenter and Tim Carpenter, partners in Compa Vineyard, invite residents of the Santa Clarita Valley to "Sunset in the Vineyard" from 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 16. Tickets are ...
Torrey, a rare standard parti poodle, and Gunner, her standard poodle playmate, enjoyed the summer sun running around and playing their own doggie version of tag in the backyard of a Canyon Country home.
Today Santa Clarita Artists' Association's premier art show and fundraiser; Art Classic XIX - "United by Art", will be held at Hart Hall, 24151 San Fernando Road, Newhall, 2-6 p.m. Event combines the best of art, music, wine and food. Admission to the gala and awards ceremony is $30 for 1 ticket; $25 each for 2 or more and $40 each at the door. Free public viewing of the art work 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. ...
Town hall meetings Mayor Bob Kellar will host the final town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in Valencia at the Bridgeport Elementary School multi-purpose room, 23670 Newhall Ranch Road. (661) 255-4314. Relay for Life committee The Relay for Life planning committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Foundation building on the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital campus. This year's American Cancer Society SCV Relay for Life is scheduled for May 30-31, 2009 ...
The Santa Clarita Symphony celebrates its five-year anniversary with a black-tie gala tonight, featuring a rare and intimate classical/jazz performance by piano virtuoso Bryan Pezzone - and friends.
Jim Ventress, chief professional officer of the Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club, has been at the helm for more than half of the Club's existence.
It started as a directive from Los Angeles County Sheriff Peter Pitchess. In 1968 the Santa Clarita Valley was more small town than sophisticated suburb, with few recreational opportunities for the growing population of latch-key children.
Football Recovery Sessions Velocity Sports Performance has developed a program to help football players recover from game day and prepare for the next week of practice. The sessions for high school players will take place on Saturdays from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. and for youth players on Sundays from 10 to 11 a.m. The cost is $30 per session and free for Velocity members. Velocity Sports Performance is located at 25461 Rye Canyon Road in ...
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.