Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley was selected to receive a $6,000 2012-2013 Soroptimist Club Grant for Women and Girls from Soroptimist International of the Americas.
Staff at the Sulphur Springs School District's Annual Holiday party donated more than 100 toys for the The Spark of Love Toy Drive.
Dates to Watch Third Thursdays The city of Santa Clarita hosts a themed party 7-11 p.m. every third Thursday of the month, on Main Street in Newhall. Free. Enjoy live music and entertainment, art displays, food trucks and more. Info: 661-250-3787 or www.sensesonmain.com. Tuesday, Jan. 8 The Placerita Canyon Natural Area is seeking volunteer-naturalists to take its 9-week training program, which begins Tuesday, Jan. 8. Classes run 9 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and will ...
If, in its infancy in the 1970s, the Tierra del Sol Foundation had hosted a luncheon to honor employers that partnered with the nonprofit organization, it might have drawn two tables' worth of people, said Rebecca Linehard, Tierra's director of integration services.
Third Thursdays The city of Santa Clarita hosts a themed party 7-11 p.m. every third Thursday of the month, on Main Street in Newhall. Free. Enjoy live music and entertainment, art displays, food trucks and more. Info: 661-250-3787 or www.sensesonmain.com. Monday, Dec. 31 Spend New year's Eve with The REP. The Midnight Circus will be held at 26635 Valley Center Dr., Santa Clarita. 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. Black tie and gowns in black, white ...
There's only one more day of 2012. Here's a look at some of the images captured during the holiday season in the Santa Clarita Valley. From the holiday lights that adorned thousands of SCV homes to the charity feasts and events that have filled our days and nights, we always have more photos than we can publish. Here are a few more to keep the spirit of the holidays alive in the SCV. Enjoy! Happy ...
It's often said that dogs are man's best friend. Duke, a 5-year-old boxer and service dog, is much more than that to his owner, Doris Moffitt, 65, of Frazier Park.
The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several dogs for adoption. Please consider any of these special sweethearts when looking for a pet.
The Knights of Columbus, Santa Clarita Assembly 2421, recently attended the ribbon cutting and dedication of the Cybercafé Computers that were installed at the Sepulveda Department of Veteran's Affairs in North Hills.
Merry Christmas to everyone in SCV Scene land! I hope you find just what you want under your Christmas tree this year. I've love this chilly weather. It really puts me in the Christmas spirit! It reminds me of Christmas past, growing up in the Pacific Northwest when you couldn't leave the house at Christmas without a jacket, mittens, a scarf and a hat! I love that I'm able to wear my beautiful cashmere scarf ...
Third Thursdays The city of Santa Clarita hosts a themed party 7-11 p.m. every third Thursday of the month, on Main Street in Newhall. Free. Enjoy live music and entertainment, art displays, food trucks and more. Info: 661-250-3787 or www.sensesonmain.com. Through Dec. 25 Annual collection drive for care packages for the troops in Afghanistan. Need: Granola bars, beef jerky, white and black cotton sport socks, canned ravioli with pop tops, three-blade razors, international phone cards ...
Stephen Hemmert is looking for someone he can settle down with for the rest of his life. After being married for 16 years, followed by an exclusive relationship of five years, Hemmert re-entered a dating scene that was very different then the one with which he was familiar. "From about age 29 to age 50 I was only with two women," he said. "I joke that I had been kept in 'captivity' for so long ...
It was a touching scene in Val Verde when AMS Fulfillment employees caravanned into town with boxes of gifts to pass out to families.
Santa arrives in just nine days! Make sure you track Santa's progress throughout the world on the special NORAD webpage devoted to Santa's seasonal journey. Visit www. www.noradsanta.org.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, professional violinist David Ewart, 55, has emerged from the disastrous 2005 fire that claimed his home, his 1781 Januarius Gagliano violin and all his possessions, including several valuable violin bows.
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 is one of the Santa Clarita Valley's best kept secrets, said Sherry Klaus, Santa Clarita Master Chorale board chairwoman.
Did you remember to set your clocks forward one hour last night? Yes, it is daylight saving time again. My least favorite time of the year! I would much rather gain an hour of sleep, than lose one!
Kurt Bryant spends his life in front of a camera, but you won't recognize his face.
It's a beautiful weekend in the Santa Clarita Valley! Spring is the best season. I can't wait for the yuccas to begin blooming and for the hills to turn that pretty green. I'm seeing a few wildflowers popping up along the side of the roads, too!
The 46th annual Xi Nu Zeta Lasagna Dinner attracted a sold out crowd of 200 guests on Feb. 23 to feast on homemade lasagna for charity.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley presents the fifth annual Poker Tournament on Saturday, March 16.
Who has money on "Argo to win it all at tonight's 85th annual Academy Awards? This is the first year I've not seen a majority of the Oscar contenders. I am hoping to watch a few on pay-per-few and DVD before the Awards begin tomorrow evening.
It may be a friendly competition for charity, but it's a competition nevertheless.
Someone recently told me she wanted her children to "think for themselves." Not me, I said. If I was still in my active parenting years, I would most definitely want my children to think like I do. That would be, in fact, my primary purpose. I would want them to accept that my values are the right values to hold and I'd want them to eventually make every effort to pass those values on to ...
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
Rea Nagel will demonstrate mixed media watercolor painting at the Feb.18 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association.
Nicolas A. Diaz