Coast Guard Seaman Alan J. Gadaire, son of Georgia J. and stepson of Kenneth D. Nelson of Castaic, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J.
Saturday Zonta Club of SCV will honor outstanding volunteers at the 2009 Women In Service Celebration brunch at Robinson Ranch Clubhouse. $30 per person. Reservations are required. Info: (661) 252-9351. Today The Santa Clarita Master Chorale will present "Saints and Scoundrels" at 3:30 p.m. today at the Performing Arts Center, College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. The 55-voice chorale will be joined by professional instrumentalists. Tickets start at $14 and are available ...
Lenten Fish Fry at St. Clare's Church St. Clare's Catholic Church will host its annual Lenten Fish Fry each Friday through April 3. Serving hours are 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 19606 Calla Way, Canyon Country. John Boston to hold lecture series John Boston and the SCV Historical Society will be offering a 10-week lecture series on the history of the Santa Clarita Valley beginning early April. Info: (661) 254-1275, www.scvhs.org. Search and ...
Chosen "most humorous" in his high school yearbook, Paul Ogata has certainly lived up to the prophecy. The Valencia comedian won the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition in 2007 and has been featured on television's "Late Late Show," as well as regular stints on Comedy Central.
The 10th annual fundraising cabaret to benefit the Canyon Theatre Guild offered up a tribute to the 1970s with mood rings, pet rocks, disco balls, smiley faces and lava lamps offering nostalgic reminders to guests of the decade that saw Watergate, the first oil crisis, the end of the hippie movement and the war in Vietnam, the streaking fad and a rise in feminism.
Drama club students at Legacy Christian Academy recently presented the classic story of "Beauty and the Beast" to sold out performances.
Three decades in the business hasn't dampened restaurateur Joe Comella's passion for good food and good times.
The Sand Canyon Homeowners Association recently paid tribute to members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department during the association's annual meeting held at the Robinson Ranch Clubhouse in Sand Canyon.
Marine Corps Pfc. Emma Arechiga, daughter of Emma E. and Juan M. Arechiga of Newhall, recently completed the Marine Corps basic enlisted supply course.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Nathaniel L. Rucker has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
CJ, (pictured at right) a handsome seven-year-old rottweiler mix, knows sit, stay, and come and would make a great family dog. A victim of divorce, CJ's owner decided they couldn't keep him anymore. We don't know if he's good with other animals or not, but we do know he's a sweetheart who likes to give kisses. Animal #A1337064.
When American Jewish University (AJU) held its 11th annual Prejudice Awareness Summit (PAS) on Feb. 25 Valencia resident, Sarah Rensin, was one of the facilitators for nearly 200 students attending from middle schools from throughout the Los Angeles area.
Saturday City of Santa Clarita Emergency Expo 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit the Emergency Expo and learn how to be better prepared for all types of disasters. Demonstrations and displays from Fire, Sheriff, CHP, Public Health, CERT, Henry Mayor Hospital, Animal Care and Control. Opportunity to purchase emergency supplies and services. Preparedness learning games for children. Chances to win safety helmets and many other prizes. This event is free. College of the Canyons parking ...
Search and Rescue's '12 Weeks, 12 Hikes' The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team will hold the "12 Weeks, 12 Hikes" challenge from March 15 through May 31. Adult registration is $50. Info: www.scvrescue.com. LETMESAIL March calendar LETMESAIL, (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social Activity and Independent Living) for teenagers and adults with disabilities will host the following March events for registered clients: March 16 - Cooking Club - 6:30 p.m. to ...
SCV Computer Club meeting The Santa Clarita Valley Computer Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street. Rich Jaffke will demonstrate Directory Opus, an alternative to Windows Explorer. David Harris will talk about Portable Emergency Medical Records, as well as a presentation on "Milestones in the History of Personal Computers." Arnie Kazdoy will demonstrate Windows 7. Info: (661) 252-8852, email@example.com, www.scvpcg.org. Lenten Fish Fry ...
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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.