Rachel O'Connor, of Santa Clarita, received a Bachelor's Degree during the 2009 Commencement Ceremonies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, held Sunday May 17.
Picture Perfect Window Coverings held its first annual Art Contest on May 12. Art students from Artworks Studio and Picasso's Playmates participated in the contest for a nominal entry fee. Picture Perfect donated half of the proceeds to the Circle of Hope, a nonprofit charity supporting women and men with breast cancer.
Jade Sekeres, a student at Valencia High School, has been selected to attend the 2009 Congressional Student Leadership Conference on Medicine & Healthcare, sponsored by LeadAmerica. The CSLC is a college-accredited invitational leadership program for academically talented and promising young leaders from across the United States and internationally. Jade Sekeres will join other exceptional high school students with records of academic achievement and extracurricular or community involvement who are inverted to participate. The CSLC on ...
Picture this: An elegant Tuscan atmosphere (without driving any further than the Tournament Players Club in Westridge), delicious Northern Italian cuisine, fragrant wines and beautiful music. Add to the tempting milieu a very special ceremony recognizing three oncologists who battle cancer each day with the utmost expertise and compassion for their patients.
The Betty Ferguson Foundation has selected Dianne Van Hook, chancellor of College of the Canyons, as the foundation's Woman of Honor for 2009. The event, to be held Sept. 19 at the Tournament Players' Club in Valencia, will celebrate its 10th year honoring influential women in and outside the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several dogs for adoption.
Wild Oregon morels. Organic asparagus. Prime New York steak. Potatoes. Separately, the ingredients are special.
Summer parties and sunny days just scream for a scoop of ice cream. From banana splits to sundaes, ice cream is an easy way to enjoy the season. So grab a scoop and gather the kids around to create a few ice cream treats and great memories.
Jazz & Blues Concert Series The Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series on Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway adjacent to the Hyatt Valencia returns 7 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 28. Music, food and beverage and activities for kids. Admission is free. 24500 Town Center Dr., Valencia. U-pick cherries at Rhodes Orchard Fun for the entire family, U-pick sweet Bing and Rainier Cherries are now ready for picking, through the month of June, ...
Sophie Johnson Sophie Johnson, a sophomore in American University's School of International Service, majoring in International Studies, was named to the fall's 2008 Dean's List. Johnson is a resident of Castaic. To earn Dean's List at American University a student must obtain a 3.5 grade point average or better on their semester courses. McKenzie Carpenter Milliken University student McKenzie Carpenter of Valencia, was recently inducted into the Milliken chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi national ...
Editor's note: Signal feature writer Michelle Sathe will be taking a seven-week sabbatical to promote homeless dog adoptions. She is taking a rescued pit bull, Loren, along with her as a companion and mascot during their cross-country trip. The Signal will be following Sathe's and Loren's trip every Sunday with a column of their latest adventures. You know the shirts with "I (Heart) New York?" They should make one with "I (Unhappy Face) New York," ...
The game of golf has its obstacle courses, but Tyler Cordova, 6, of Valencia, knows how to play his way through the course of life.
He works for free six days a week, so the Green family doesn't mind when their most popular employee, Tank, rides his skateboard around Green Landscape Nursery on Bouquet Canyon Road at the corner of Cinema Drive. They don't even mind when he takes a nap.
Wednesday A wine and hors d'oeuvres fundraiser at Salt Creek Grille, Town Center Drive, Valencia to benefit afterschool performing arts programs at the SCV Boys & Girls Club. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $35 plus tax and gratituty. Reservations required: (661) 222-9999. Saturday The Repertory East Playhouse will host its largest benefit of the year, Summer Evening with the REP: An Affair to Remember, on Saturday June 27, at the home of Jill Jackson, formerly ...
Robert, a 42-year-old diabetic, enjoyed medical care provided through his health insurance for years. His doctor's visits and medications were provided for a small co-pay. Unfortunately, he was laid off from his job and lost his health insurance. He didn't know what to do with bills piling up; he worried about his home, providing food for his family and how he would pay for his two boys to attend a sports camp in the summer. ...
Next spring, Newhall resident Frederick Thornton will be sitting anxiously in a beachfront tent in Santa Monica, surrounded by stars and big-time industry leaders no less famous than Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett.
The first time Merry Graham won a $10,000 check, she almost threw it out and kept on cooking.
This year, Newhall resident Merry Graham won the Duncan Hines Sweet Stars dessert contest with her Chocolate Crusted Tart with Orange Yogurt Crème and Fresh Raspberries.
When he first started riding, Saugus resident Nabeel Atique swore he would never do this. But two weeks ago, he stood poised on his bike, staring down the start of a 350-mile-plus race.
Jerry Simpson's antique radio repair shop is located in Canyon Country in a Sierra Highway strip mall, its most distinguishing feature an unnecessarily large parking lot where a tumbleweed is more likely to roll through than a customer.
"Are we gonna do this?" teenage Zakariah O'Mara-Mezzano asked, glancing sidelong at has his two friends, with a moment's apprehension.
With her hair pulled back into a low, blond bun, Season Winquest De Angelis spun on a pointed toe, laced to the ankle in powder pink ballet shoes.
A new nonprofit is in town.
Staggered in lines, wearing purple-and-gold uniforms and holding position with hands at their sides, the special education cheer club Valencia Vikings Star Cheer held its collective breath.
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