While the owners are away, the dogs will play. That's the concept behind DogVacay.com, which offers dog owners an alternative to boarding or pet sitting while traveling. "My wife and I have two dogs. We'd always had this problem when we traveled, trying to find a place for them to stay. If we put them in a kennel for a week, it would be north of $1,000 and they'd spend 23 hours in a cage," ...
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. Jan. 21 The Santa Clarita Artists' Association invites guests to spend an evening with plein air oil artist Eric Merrell, who will offer an oil painting demonstration at the association's meeting Monday, Jan. 21 ...
Have you found yourself singing "Blowin' in the Wind" recently? I don't remember a time in the Santa Clarita Valley where the wind has blown so incessently like it has the past week. I've lived here since 1978 and I think this wind is one for the record books!
Robert Reyes is finding that the busiest time of his life might be "retirement." Reyes, founder and general manager of Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce, is a man of many interests including wine, art, family and scuba diving. Add to that list giving back to the community. Reyes Winery will host the inaugeral Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival on Saturday, Jan. 26 to benefit Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. "I took a tour of the ...
More than 60 Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Auxiliary volunteers recently attended a celebratory commemorative breakfast at the hospital.
Eric Merrell, plein air oil artist, will demonstrate oil painting at the Jan. 21 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association.
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. Sunday, Jan. 13 Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society free pruning, planting, and rose care seminar will be held 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. The ...
Tim Traurig has faced many frightening situations as a fire fighter for the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Brrr! It's been chilly in the Santa Clarita Valley this past week. Except for a brief warm spell that lasted only hours on Tuesday it's been exceptionally chilly for our normally balmy valley! Last night the weather report predicted a bone-chilling low of 28! It would be nice to get a little snow, but only enough to watch it fall, then it can melt!
If your cat could make New Year's resolutions, losing weight might be at the top of the list. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 54 percent of American cats are overweight or obese.
Pakira Hey there. My name is Pakira. I am only a-year-and-half old. Other cats are cool, but I like to run the show 'cause I can. Seriously, I can't understand why I've been at the shelter for about 4 months now. Adopt me and you'll get a good boy who's a lot of fun to be with. You can even pet me anytime you want (I like it!). Joe Joe Hi. My name's Joe Joe ...
The United States Department of Health and Human Services recently honored Children's Hospital Los Angeles for its commitment to saving lives through organ and tissue donation. The hospital received the Silver Medal of Honor which acknowledged the hospital's standard of excellence in achieving a donation conversion rate of 75 percent or greater for the past two years.
Welcome 2013! The Santa Clarita Valley is just getting back to work after a wonderful holiday season. However, some schools don't return to the classroom until Jan. 14. I had a lovely holiday which I spent with family in Washington state.
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.
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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