This is the second of two parts of Carl Boyer's 44-day journey through the Balkans and parts of the Middle East.
Today The Share Life Carnival will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Heart of the Canyons Church, La Mesa Junior High School, 26623 May Way, Canyon Country. Share life with blood, food and love. Blood drive for Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and food drive for the Hunger Defense Fund food pantry. Carnival games, jumpers, live entertainment, food and beverages for the family, plus a putting green. Everyone is welcome! Info: (661) 255-7246, ...
I like to start out the New Year with a special "clip and save" calendar of important dates for the first part of the year. Here's your early 2009 SCV social scene dayplanner calendar - this is part two of the calender that was started last week.
Today The city of Santa Clarita's annual marathon and half marathon will be held at 7 a.m. Kid K starts at 8:30 a.m. (661) 259-2489, www.scmarathon.org. Friday The Zonta club of the SCV will honor Duane Harte at its annual Celebrity Tribute dinner at 6 p.m. at the Odyssey Restaurant. Tickets: $100. (661) 252-9351. Nov. 8 The Susanna and Mike Gunning Texas Hold 'Em Benefit will be held at the Hyatt Valencia. Registration ...
Assistance League of Santa Clarita Assistance League meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at the Valencia Hills Clubhouse, 24060 Oak Vale Drive, Valencia. Assistance League operates the all-volunteer Take Two Resale Shop located at 24364 Main Street in Newhall. Store hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (661) 255-1991. Henry Mayo calendar First Weeks Breastfeeding Support Group - Support group meets each Thursday. 9:30-11 a.m. ARU Dining Room, Pavilion, on the ...
There was "Fashion... and All That Jazz" at the 24th annual Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild Fashion Show held Oct. 26 at the Sheraton Universal in Universal City.
Air Force Airman Kevin A. Frimel has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
A 44-day ramble through the Balkans and parts of the Middle East resulted from 18 months of planning for a trip that originally was supposed to be a simple jaunt from Dubrovnik in Croatia to Ukraine on $80 a day.
Wednesday LETMESAIL will host the second annual New Year's Eve Bon Voyage Ball from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31 at the Hyatt Valencia. $175 for individuals, $300 for couples. Specials available. Formal attire. Special after-dinner event priced at $30 per person. Proceeds benefit LETMESAIL. Info: (661) 702-8555. The Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main St., Newhall, will host a New Year's Eve party Carnivale di Venezia, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31. ...
Hot Wheels exhibit in Santa Paula The California Oil Museum will be showing "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: $4/adults, $3/seniors, $1/youth and free for members. 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula. Info: (805) 933-0076. Farmer's Market at COC parking lot The Santa Clarita Farmer's Market is held every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the College ...
Purple balloon sculptures of grapes on the vine waved gently in the breeze and "marked" the spot of participating locations for the inaugural "The Wine Affair ... Sip, Stroll and Savor the Sounds" held Oct. 19 on Town Center Drive in Valencia.
Canyon Theatre Guild performances Canyon Theatre Guild presents "Bad Seed" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Canyon Theatre Guild also presents "Musical! The Bard is Back!" through Nov. 1. Matinees on Saturday at 1 p.m. Matinee at 1 p.m. today. Tickets: $10-$12 for children under 18 and seniors over 62, $12-$15 for adults. (661) 799-2702. Narcotics Anonymous If you believe you may have a drug problem Santa Clarita Narcotics Anonymous is here to help. ...
Today Lombardi Ranch Pumpkin Festival brings the fall harvest to life each weekend in October at Lombardi Ranch, a local family owned and operated farm. Lombardi Ranch offers fresh produce and pumpkins in numerous shapes and sizes. Band performances, train rides, a petting zoo, wagon rides, a scarecrow contest and more! Hours are Mondays through Saturdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays and holidays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking and entry to the ranch ...
At the Soroptimist International of Great Santa Clarita Wine Affair to benefit the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center, I got to do what I do best: Sip the wine from the Santa Clarita Valley's finest merchants along Town Center Drive in Valenica.
Adam Buck Private First Class Adam J. Buck, son of Kevin and Laurine Buck of Canyon Country, completed boot camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego in October. He was a platoon guide and squad leader throughout training and earned a meritorious promotion upon graduation. The 13-week program is designed to test and strengthen the mental, physical and moral abilities of each Marine recruit. Courage, Commitment and Honor are the core values every ...
The 25th annual Taste of the Town to benefit the Child & Family Center of Santa Clarita will offer a record number of food and beverage vendors and a new way to contribute to charity.
Maverick has spent several months at Advanced Care Animal Care Center in Canyon Country, but the senior cat is far from sick. He's looking for a new home and veterinarian/owner Amanda Gillen felt her office was a good place to start.
The Kim and Steven Ullman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital was honored recently with a Santa Clarita Elks Lodge Community Service Award.
I've just returned from my retreat on Whidbey Island, Wash. It was a lovely week which I spent visiting with friends, drinking salted caramel hot coco at the Local Grown coffee shop and taking in a great community theater production of "The Full Monty." I also had a fantastic seafood dinner of salmon, fresh Dungeness crab and fresh crab cakes. It really doesn't get any better than that!
It's the simple things that we take for granted that Maureen Wright, R.N. thinks about in relation to her visits to Africa.
Donny Young, son of Don and Jill Young of Canyon Country, was recently named to the Dean's list with a 4.0 GPA.
It nearly takes my breath away.
SELINSGROVE, Pa.- Morgan Lehman, of Canyon Country, was named to Susquehanna University's dean's list for the fall 2012 semester.
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 seems that spring has sprung! I've enjoyed watching the trees and flowers bloom throughout the Santa Clarita Valley in recent weeks. The hills are even green. I know it won't last, but it is lovely for the moment. I am looking forward to the yuccas that bloom in May, my favorite time of year.
Galpin Subaru is the title sponsor of Rock, Walk & Wag, which will be held along Central Park's Perimeter Trail on Saturday, April 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free, fun, family festival will educate the public about the importance of spaying/neutering and raise funds to help keep this life-saving surgery widely available at a reduced rate for the public throughout Southern and Central California.
Blooming flowers and blossoming plants signal the start of spring across the Santa Clarita Valley. The season has been known to trigger environmental allergies not just in people, but for their pets, as well.
I hope all the Easter eggs have been found and the Easter ham or lamb is cooking in the oven. Did you already bite the ears off your chocolate Easter bunny? My favorite has always been the marshmallow eggs.
Pamela Ripling, who oversees Circle of Hope's three signature fundraisers in her volunteer position of event coordinator, has received the Carmen Sarro Community Service Award from the Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley.
It was a lovely brunch yesterday morning at the Robinson Ranch Clubhouse in Sand Canyon to celebrate the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Women in Service event.