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.
Jacob T. Anderson
St. Stephen's Episcopal church will hold the fifth annual Pysanky making class 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 10 in Spurling Hall.
It seems like spring in the Santa Clarita Valley! The calendar officially still says winter, but this past week has been very "spring-like." There was some awesome kite-flying weather with the sunshine and the wind (a little too much wind on some days!) and it was easy to ditch the heavy jackets in favor of short sleeves and shorts.
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Who's behind that mask? That was the theme Feb. 8 when the Canyon Theatre Guild hosted the Queen of Hearts Masquerade Ball, a new take on its annual "Night of a Thousand Stars" fundraiser.
Love was in the air Feb. 9 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia as nearly 200 guests gathered to raise funds for cardiac care services at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia.