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.
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. Thursday, Dec. 20, from 7-11 p.m. The December "Winter Folly" theme will include festive décor, live music, food trucks, specialty drinks, and event promotions from local shops and restaurants perfectly suited ...
What would possess a person to take a homeless pit bull across America not just once, but twice? For Michelle Sathe, it was the opportunity to write "Pit Stops 2: Adventures with Kara" and tell the story of a pregnant stray from a high-kill Los Angeles County animal shelter.
If you are looking for a new furry friend this holiday season, please consider adopting from your local animal shelter.
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. Thursday, Dec. 20, from 7-11 p.m. The December "Winter Folly" theme will include festive décor, live music, food trucks, specialty drinks, and event promotions from local shops and restaurants perfectly suited for the holiday season. ...
The odds of meeting a teen who wrote a cookbook at age 17, and raised the money himself to self-publish his book are most likely not very high.
Nikki Noland and Ashley Rens will celebrate a unique birthday on Dec. 12, 2012. They will each turn 12 years old on 12/12/12. The date has further significance, it is the last of the triple "dates" until 10/10/3010.
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.
Soroptimist International Greater Santa Clarita recently hosted a "Day of Service", on behalf of Mending Kids International, was a lot of fun and very rewarding.
It was a St. Patrick's Day full of "Mischief and Malarkey" at the annual Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley fashion show.
Buster's not moving." Those three words, uttered by my boyfriend on Oct. 27, 2012, changed my life in more in ways than I could ever imagine.