It was a fellow guitarist named George that started George Lynch down the path of rock 'n' roll stardom.
"Along came a Spyder and picked up a rider, and took him down the road to eternity"
They ain't nothing but hound dogs - all 96 of them. And that's exactly what Dawn Smith of Basset Rescue Network loves about the pack of rescued dogs that live at her five-acre ranch. "The way their long ears hold drool, the way they're able to slime your knees, there's just nothing better," Smith said with a smile.
Saturday The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date will be held Saturday. The dinner will benefit the Respite Adult Day Care program offered by the SCV Senior Center. Info: (661) 288-0186, (661) 259-0033, ext. 227. Certified sommelier instructor, DiMaggio Washington, will host wine tasting classes at TPC Valencia. Lunch is provided, class runs 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $84 / per class. Feb.21, France, Part 2. March 7, Wines of Italy, Part 1. March 21, Italy, ...
Health and Wellness lectures Free and open to the public, the lectures take place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Activity Rooms 1 and 2. Info: (661) 255-1588, email@example.com. Wednesday - Parkinson's Support Group Facilitator Joan Osborne discusses "Parkinson's Disease." Feb. 25 - Providence Holy Cross Medical Center presents Family Medicine and Primary Care Physician Dr. Naeemah Ghafur in an open forum "Ask the Doctor" ...
The stars will be coming out - literally and figuratively - on Saturday, as the SCV Senior Center Foundation hosts the 2009 Celebrity Waiter Dinner to benefit the Adult Day Care Respite Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
The tension mounts as we try to weave our way through a crowd thick with people standing shoulder-to-shoulder and moving into the stands with the speed of cold molasses. It must have taken us nearly 20 minutes just to get from the door to the area 40 feet away where we can hear the ring steward call out, "Enter in catalog order, please."
Friday Be transported to a "Romantic Evening in Paris" at the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Sweetheart Gala from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia. The 2009 sweetheart couple is Dale and Tamara Donohoe. The evening includes dinner and dancing with "Crush" an eight-piece band. Sponsorships available, individual tickets $150 each. Info: Andrea Hilton, (661) 253-8082 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Feb. 21 The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date ...
24 Hour Theatre returns to REP The Repertory East Playhouse will host 24 Hour Theatre at 8 p.m. today. 24 Hour Theatre is a show consisting of six 10-minute comedic plays. The theme will be "Love is ... " Tickets are $10 with an RSVP or $15 at the door. Advanced reservations recommended. The Repertory Easy Playhouse is located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall. Info: (661) 547-1173, www.24hourtheatre.com. Travel Club meets at ...
The Saugus High School Competition Cheer Team took second place in a USA Regional competition held Jan. 24 in Agoura Hills. The team's score qualified them for Nationals, which will be held in Anaheim at the end of March.
It was only the second competition of the season, but the Saugus High Dance Team came away with 15 trophies for both solo and team dances from the Aliso Niguel Classic held Jan. 24 in Aliso Viejo.
The newly founded Santa Clarita Valley Single Mothers Group celebrated its first year with a holiday party held at a private clubhouse in December. The event attracted 50 single mothers and their children.
He was only 17 when his life was snuffed out in a small plane crash 2,500 miles from his family and friends. That in and of itself, is a tragic enough ending for a young life, but this was no ordinary kid.
Despite a harsh economy, Six Flags Magic Mountain and the Boy & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, made the holiday season much merrier for the children in Southern California. Nearly 15,000 toys were collected by Magic Mountain for children that may have otherwise gone without during the holidays.
Her car had broken down and with it, temporarily, her spirit. It was 1994 and Debbie Quick was a 41-year old, recently divorced mom with two sons. When her vintage Mercedes needed expensive repairs, the situation forced Quick to trade down to a Ford Tempo. It also made her think.
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.
Living with Children
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.