As we traverse the freeways that surround our valley, we know who to call when we're in trouble and need help, but who can those helpers turn to in distress?
From the earliest days of European exploration, the area that today is the Eternal Valley Cemetery in Newhall, has been a site rich with history. In 1769, an expedition sent out by Father Junipero Serra to find the Bay of Monterey, passed through the area. In 1847, American troops under the command of John C. Fremont reportedly camped at the site. A few years later, Sanford Lyon took over a stagecoach station that was on ...
In honor of the Week of the Young Child, College of the Canyons will hold a sixth annual Play Day on April 25.
Dates to Watch Thursday - Sunday The College of the Canyons Theater Department will present the Tony award winning revival "A Doll's House" 8 p.m. Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3; 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, April 5 at the Black Box Theater in the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. Admission is $5 for students and seniors ...
Today Art and music patrons will celebrate 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today as "Love is in the Air" - the annual benefit of the Santa Clarita Creative Guild - unfolds in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia. The Art Show will feature paintings, sculptures, arts/craft and other forms of visual art. The day will also feature a concert from the "Back on Track" music group with their farewell performance before the groups leave ...
Motivational speaker Salt Creek Grille will host an organ and tissue donor drive from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at their Valencia Town Center location, 24415 Town Center Drive #115, Valencia. The event features guest waiter and Saugus resident Dan Trujillo who after playing professional baseball with the Toronto Blue Jays, faced death before successfully receiving a heart transplant. Info: (661) 222-9999. Recycle drive for your electronics The GRANDS Project is sponsoring an electronics ...
The Betty Ferguson Foundation will bring together fine wine, gourmet food and good friends when they host their eighth annual Vine 2 Wine event at the Bridgeport Lake Clubhouse from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 5. All proceeds will benefit the foundation's programs for women and youth.
Castaic resident Brittany Pawlak will be a contestant Monday, 10 a.m. on "The Price is Right." The show airs locally on KCBS (Channel 2). Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are being sought to watch a taping of the show and try their luck at being chosen as a contestant, tickets are free. Contestant hopefuls can get information and obtain show tickets online at www.cbs.com/daytime/the_price_is_right. In addition, viewers can call the CBS ...
Albert White, son of richard and Irma White, is a 2006 graduate of Bowman High School in Santa Clarita. He enlisted in the Marines in 2007 and is being deployed to Iraq. He is 20 years old and loves the Lakers basketball team. His family reports he is a great son and a friend to many in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Coast Guard Seaman Alan J. Gadaire, son of Georgia J. and stepson of Kenneth D. Nelson of Castaic, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J.
Saturday Zonta Club of SCV will honor outstanding volunteers at the 2009 Women In Service Celebration brunch at Robinson Ranch Clubhouse. $30 per person. Reservations are required. Info: (661) 252-9351. Today The Santa Clarita Master Chorale will present "Saints and Scoundrels" at 3:30 p.m. today at the Performing Arts Center, College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. The 55-voice chorale will be joined by professional instrumentalists. Tickets start at $14 and are available ...
Lenten Fish Fry at St. Clare's Church St. Clare's Catholic Church will host its annual Lenten Fish Fry each Friday through April 3. Serving hours are 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 19606 Calla Way, Canyon Country. John Boston to hold lecture series John Boston and the SCV Historical Society will be offering a 10-week lecture series on the history of the Santa Clarita Valley beginning early April. Info: (661) 254-1275, www.scvhs.org. Search and ...
Chosen "most humorous" in his high school yearbook, Paul Ogata has certainly lived up to the prophecy. The Valencia comedian won the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition in 2007 and has been featured on television's "Late Late Show," as well as regular stints on Comedy Central.
The 10th annual fundraising cabaret to benefit the Canyon Theatre Guild offered up a tribute to the 1970s with mood rings, pet rocks, disco balls, smiley faces and lava lamps offering nostalgic reminders to guests of the decade that saw Watergate, the first oil crisis, the end of the hippie movement and the war in Vietnam, the streaking fad and a rise in feminism.
Drama club students at Legacy Christian Academy recently presented the classic story of "Beauty and the Beast" to sold out performances.
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.