Athletes are not the only people who participate in marathons. Earlier last month, I endured a "marathon" of my own. No, I did not run 26.2 miles to cross a finish line and have my photo taken.
"It was the best experience of my life!" exclaimed last year's American Association of University Women's (AAUW) Tech Trek alumna. All fears were allayed for this year's 7th grade honorees as Tech Trek Science Camp 2007 alumni shared experiences at a congratulatory tea on April 29 at the home of AAUW member Sheree McKeon. With photo albums open to pages of dowel creations and DNA extractions, Tech Trek alumni could barely contain themselves in reminiscing about the impact camp had on them.
The AAUW Santa Clarita Valley Branch was proud to honor an unprecedented 12 young women ...
The Friends of Hart Park and Museum will host Mary Ellen's Tea party at 12:30 p.m. this Saturday at Hart Hall on the grounds of the William S. Hart Park and Museum, 24151 Newhall Ave. (formerly San Fernando Road) in Newhall.
Sally Struthers will headline The Theatre Project SCV's first Salon this Sunday at All Corked Up, 26340 Diamond Place in Santa Clarita, from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Struthers is a two-time Emmy Award & Golden Globe Winner. You know her as Gloria Stivic in "All in the Family," as Louise Miller in "Still Standing" and "Babete Dell" in "Gilmore Girls," on Broadway in "Grease," and other productions too numerous to mention.
Struthers will be singing and sharing insights about her career with friend and Broadway veteran, Christopher Youngsman, and Julia Gregory - both seen recently in The SCV Theatre ...
In observance of National Women's Healthcare Month Vino 100 has partnered with Hope Wine during May to raise awareness of women's health issues and engage people in the fight against breast cancer by offering an award-winning coastal California Chardonnay that benefits two great causes: Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center.
Hope Wine donates 50 percent of its profits toward the fight against breast cancer, AIDS and autism. Each varietal of Hope Wine's product line backs a different cause, with its label boldly showing the support ribbon for the following ...
or Jamie Lee Nudie, Mother's Day will arrive in a long, classic, 1964 Pontiac Bonneville Safari Wagon suited with rattlesnake hide - all the way from Canada.
The custom car, designed by her famous grandfather, Nudie Cohn - celebrity "Rodeo Tailor to the stars" - is expected to pull into her Santa Clarita driveway today, the final stop on an international journey home.
Canyon Country's B&R Gallery is riding high and sharing it. The riding high, of course, includes things going very well on the business side, but lately includes owner Dave Joseph and his son Steven riding in a replica of that famous television car known for flying high - the General Lee. And B&R is sharing its good fortune with the Michael Hoefflin Foundation to further its efforts to battle pediatric cancer.
Dave Joseph and his wife Barbara have been avid supporters of the Michael Hoefflin Foundation since 2001, attending fundraising events and donating items for auction.
When Jeff and Toni Kraut were house-hunting two years ago, it took them a while to find the perfect place.
The local Relay For Life fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held at Central Park on May 31. As part of the efforts to raise money there will be a silent auction.
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It was "Eye of the Tiger" meets "Million Dollar Babes" at the 2008 Miss Santa Clarita Valley Scholarship Program held Sunday at the Hyatt Valencia. The dual boxing-themed pageants featured a total of nearly 60 competitors seeking to TKO the competition and seize one of the 20 major titles up for grabs.
Rancho Camulo's Spring Fiesta, Vaquero Days, celebrates the role of the vaquero in the history of Rancho Camulos. The event will take place on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., at Rancho Camulos, 5164 East Telegraph Rd., Piru, CA 93040. The fiesta will have activities for all ages: living history, music, cultural music and dance, historic displays, antique farm equipment, artist's displays and sales, tours, and food. Admission is $10, children under 12 are free. For information call (805) 521-1501 or visit www.ranchocamulos.org.
They finally got their cars. West Ranch High School seniors Ashley Cha, 17, and Jill Tuso, 18, picked up their brand new 2008 Pontiac G6 Coupes on April 2. They won the cars, and a bunch of cash, on "Wheel of Fortune," during a show taped Jan. 11.
And the hardest part wasn't the waiting - or even the winning. It was keeping the results a secret from their friends from Jan. 11 until the show aired on Jan. 28, as they were required to do by the show's producers.
Today - Friday
• Hart High School Drama Department will present "Our Town," 7 p.m. in the Hart auditorium. Tickets: $8-$10.
Through the lens of a camera, Pete Van watched pounds of trash pile up on the floor, as Coke bottles layered upon crumpled family records in a Santa Clarita residence.
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.
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