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Stephanie Weiss, a long time resident of the Santa Clarita Valley with a history of volunteerism that dates to 1971, was named the winner of the Carmen Sarro Community Service Award by the Zonta Club of SCV. More than 200 attendees saw Weiss named the winner of the award out of a field of 20 nominees. Weiss was greeted with a standing ovation and tears as she came forward to accept the award.
From oil paintings to watercolors, landscapes to portraits, a love for art was in the air at the Hyatt Valencia on Sunday as the Santa Clarita Creative Guild presented its annual benefit with the theme "Love is in the Air" held in the Grand Ballroom.
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 or near the property. A small cemetery was created at that time, which today is preserved in Eternal Valley as the Garden of the Pioneers.
In honor of the Week of the Young Child, College of the Canyons will hold a sixth annual Play Day on April 25.
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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 Ticket Office at (323) 575-2458 (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or the 24-hour ticket information line at (323) 575-2449.
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.
The Signal newsroom in Santa Clarita was quiet but for the patter of keyboards and the grit of scanner feedback.
Did you bring a copy of The Signal or a Signal product on your most recent exotic vacation?
Watch out for these local events coming up in April.
Impressionist artist and Canyon Country resident Nancy Eckels will showcase her emotionally charged paintings at Southern California's largest fine arts festival, Mission Federal ArtWalk in San Diego on April 26 and 27.
Before she became a wife and mother, Santa Clarita resident Carolyn West owned an interior design business – so she understood the importance of a good makeover.
Rich violet light flooded the stage. Music pulsed in cadence with the models' steps as they sauntered, strutted and stomped down the runway.
Canyon Country resident Ethan Dettenmaier is known for his crazy ideas, live radio candor and comical good luck.
Santa Clarita and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will team up Saturday for a free community health fair from 9 a.m. to noon at the Canyon Country Community Center.
Two California Institute of the Arts graduates will wait in anticipation tonight for the most-sought-after envelope in show business.
Vicki Cespedes sat in a leather chair in her family's living room in Canyon Country, her four daughters perched in a circle around her.
Smooth winds blew across the highest hilltop garden in Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary on a clear Tuesday morning.
Whether you believe in love at first sight or not, holding your child for the first time can make a believer out of anyone.
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