Overcoming obstacles is not something Riley Weinstein, 16, will walk through. Instead, she dances over them. Weinstein, a Junior at Canyon High School, suffered a traumatic, life-altering brain injury at the age of 2 1/2, when a large tumor was removed from the base of her brain, leaving her paralyzed.
When man's best friends are left friendless, Nancy Anderson of The Brittany Foundation knows how to come to the rescue. As owner and operator of the no-kill, all-breed dog sanctuary in Agua Dulce, Anderson has spent the last 20 years bringing new life and new friends to thousands of abandoned dogs.
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Boy Scout Troop 609 of Newhall recently celebrated the advancement of four of its members to Eagle Scout. John Morris, Gabriel Sayegh, Jr., Michael Morris and Neil Subbarao, all William S. Hart High School students, or former students, were awarded the rank of Eagle, the highest rank achievable in the Boy Scouts. The ceremony was attended by friends, family and fellow troop members.
The Miss SCV Scholarship Program is gearing up to crown new regional queens May 15 at the Hyatt Valencia. Contestants are sought to compete for Little Miss SCV, Miss Teen SCV, Miss SCV, Ms. SCV and Mrs. SCV.
When a passion for fashion meets an effort for the environment, eco-friendly fun is the inevitable outcome. In honor of Earth Month and to support efforts for cleaner beaches, Rituals Colour Salon (Aveda) in Valencia recently held a "Project Earth: A Green Carpet Event."
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Trying to save a few bucks when her kids were young, Valencia's Lorelai Dunbar not only sewed their clothes, she made them big - sometimes real big to accommodate their growing bodies and her small budget.
Fifty students from Hart High School are going to Washington, D.C. to perform in an international music festival.
The ninth annual Our Lady of Perpetual Help Teabags Luncheon and Garden Tour will be held Sunday, April 26 at the Valencia home of Sally Coss.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Santa Clarita Lodge No. 2379, has installed new officers.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 6 and join the members of Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley (SISCV) at the Fiesta Poker Tournament...an evening of poker, celebrities, prizes, festive food and beverages.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.
Santa Clarita resident Kayla Tinucci has had thousands of shoes in her lifetime: pink ones, black ones, green ones, trendy ones. The list goes on.
Enveloped in a crowd of more than 1,000 runners, recovering quadriplegic Aaron Baker, 35, sat in his wheelchair at the starting line of the Wings for Life World Run in Santa Clarita last Sunday.
Cross-legged and barefoot, 13 CalArts students sat on the floor, poised in front their instruments with their hands at the ready.
Like a toast with friends, the second annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival at Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce brought together local and regional winemakers for a convivial afternoon of sun, food and plenty of cheers.
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