Nearly 300 families lined the sidewalk outside the Railroad Avenue location of the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry along 4th Street and down Main Street as members of the Santa Clarita Rotary Club began to unload and distribute more than 250 turkeys the group donated to the Pantry for its annual turkey giveaway.
For women suffering from breast cancer the world can look bleak. At first is the scary diagnosis, then comes the surgery, chemo and radiation. For some cancer patients it seems that fear and pain are their only companions.
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The 10,000-square-foot, 24-room Sand Canyon estate home of Wayne and Dianne Crawford was transformed into a holiday wonderland during the 28th Annual Henry Mayo Holiday Home Tour Gala held Dec. 5. Daughter-in-law Jeanna Crawford decorated the home with vintage and handmade holiday decor that gave the impressive home a cozy, personal feel, which was enjoyed by the 120 guests who paid $150 per person to support the Home Tour League. Funds from the event benefit women's services at Henry Mayo, including a new neonatal intensive-care unit.
If you are searching for joyous entertainment, look no further.
It was an elegantly clad flock of "geese" that took flight Friday at the Agua Dulce Airport to celebrate the fourth annual Golden Goose Gala. Nearly 250 black-tie and formal-gown-attired guests paid $300 per person to enjoy an evening that included fine wine tasting, a gourmet dinner and dancing.
More than 300 members and guests of the Loose Goose Wine Society traveled back in time to the "roaring '20s" at downtown Los Angeles' Union Station.
The fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival will host an encore presentation of "Stalking Santa," the 2007 festival's winner of "Best Film" and "Best Screenplay," just in time for the holidays. The complimentary screening will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Newhall and will include a meet and greet with writer and costar Daryn Tufts. Seating for "Stalking Santa" is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
It was an evening to celebrate the arts - and friends of the arts packed the Tournament Players Club to experience the artistic value of food, wine and fine art. Nearly 150 supporters of the arts in the Santa Clarita Valley attended the inaugural TPC/West Ranch art and wine gala held Sept. 20 to benefit the Joe Ranft Alumni Scholarship Fund at California Institute of the Arts.
It was a wine lovers' paradise Sunday as Guy LeLarge of Valencia Wine Company hosted several hundred friends and customers at the rescheduled fourth annual Holiday Wine Tasting held at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
Lucky enough to attend Guy LeLarge's fourth annual holiday wine tasting event I had the opportunity to taste some very high end-wines while be entertained by some of his happy guests.
On Sunday, Oct. 21 the Buckweed fire swept south down Bouquet Canyon consuming everything in its path in a giant fireball. Kathleen Sturkey, executive director of LARC (Los Angeles Retarded Citizens)
The Santa Clarita Branch of the American Association of University Women recently celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a member brunch at the home of Louise Schultz. Ed Masterson, SCV Field Representative for state Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, recognized the group with a special certificate while Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich and the Santa Clarita City Council conveyed congratulatory messages.
Santa Clarita Valley resident Eileen Granfors was eager to share her experience growing up in a military family and found an opportunity to share her story in a collection of inspirational stories - "A Cup of Comfort for Military Families."
Scientists and celebrities alike attended the fifth annual Alfred Mann Foundation Innovation and Inspiration Gala on Nov. 2 at the Vibiana in Los Angeles.