Army Pvt. Kyle J. Shipe has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Richard P. Gentile
Klarissa A. Garza
On Nov. 12, Emily Hetu, of Valencia, was inducted into the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program. She is the daughter of Beth Greenberg and Michael Hetu.
Benjamin "Benny" L. Cather IV was "Winged" Oct. 22 at McCain Field, Training Air Wing One, Meridan, Missisppi.
Pfc. Rudy A. Acosta, of Santa Clarita, completed Army basic training Aug. 11, 2009, and was deployed to Afghanistan on June 10.
Five students at Santa Clarita Christian School in Santa Clarita have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.
Army Pvt. Gustavo A. Nava has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Stephen L. Henderson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Pictured are the winning entrants to this year's pumpkin-carving contest at the Pumpkin Festival in Newhall.
Carson J.B. Ferdman, son of Scott and Johnni Ferdman and grandson of Alan and Pamela Ferdman, of Canyon Country, recently celebrated his first birthday. He was born on Sept. 3, 2009.
Santa Clarita resident Kevin R. Rodgers was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor held on June 26 at Masters College. Eagle Scout is the highest and most coveted award from Boy Scouts of America.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted.