This is in memory of my dad, Corporal William Curtis Perry United States Army, who served in World War II and Korean War.
I am writing regarding my two-year old niece, Kennedy Rae Urban.
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Every day they die for our freedom.
Cancer is not always a death sentence but an invitation to live, a wake-up call to be present in the moment, a permit to love without holding back, a chance to forgive, a reason to be accepting of all people, and an order to slow down to take time to really see and smell the flowers.
Doreetha Daniels turned 98 years young on April 25.
Have you have ever had an extraordinary moment of any kind that really struck you because of the coincidence or surprise that it presented, or perhaps an unusually realistic dream you experienced, or even an instinct – that little voice in your head – that you listened to and it paid off?
All his life he moaned and groaned about the unfairness of it. He'd been promised a Military Medal, outranked only by the Victoria Cross, the highest award that could be achieved. Well, he'd certainly earned it as a dispatch rider.
Children and animals walk hand in hand. American Indians often venerated their kinship with animals with totems. Kids don't need wooden carvings; they simply treasure their furry comrades (or feathered in this case).
September the first, 1939 is my own day that will forever live in infamy. I was 12 years old. Thousands of London school children had boarded trains in a mass exodus. It would be a weekend in the country – or so we had been told. Alas, the whole world soon knew that two days later we were at war and there was no returning to our homes for the foreseeable future.
The first ever Barking Picnic hosted by the Barking Flowers of the Mountain Communities was pawtastic. On Saturday, March 22 over 100 people attended the picnic in Frazier Park. The Barking Flowers hosted this event to raise awareness and funds for the Dogs on Deployment program (a 501(c)(3) national non-profit which provides an online network for service members to search for volunteers who are willing to board their pets during their owner's service commitments).
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley invites the community to a free workshop on life balance and goal setting Saturday, August 16 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Newhall.
If you've lived in Santa Clarita for some time, you know exactly what I'm talking about when I say that our city has "grown up."
More than 85 million people in North America went to waterparks during the summer 2012 season, according to the World Waterpark Association.
Want to keep your kids occupied for hours? Tell them to photograph Santa Claus riding a dinosaur.
Each week, Our Community will feature a new visual SCV moment. Post to Instagram using #scvlife and tag @signalscv for a chance to appear in the section.
Five young boys recently formed Blenz, a charity-minded Santa Clarita Valley lemonade stand that sprung up from a passion for juice squeezing.
Ron Chow and family recently visited Boston and the New England area on vacation, stopping in Saugus, Massachusetts.
The view from Valencia resident Rose Smith's home last Sunday morning.
From the beginning, as I would thumb through the inky pages of your stories, I knew Our Community was something different. Your stories and photos – your candid humor, your ability to share and express – so impressed me.
I am a first-generation Mexican American and was raised in a difficult environment.
Artwork by first-grader Aalaya, left, from Sulphur Springs and third-grader Samantha, right, from Fair Oaks Ranch in teacher Tarah Davis' art classes.
It was a week to remember. By the end of it all, 28 dentists and oral surgeons from all over the world had completed 1,550 surgeries on hundreds of underprivileged patients in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Life on New Park Avenue in the town of Palmers Green was fairly conventional for a family in the upper end of the lower class.