Enjoy the "Flavors of Life" The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Foundation is inviting lovers of fine wine and international cuisine to help celebrate the “Flavors of Life” while at the same time raising funds to help local seniors in need.
Loose Goose Wine Festival: A Journey of Discovery Living at the gateway to the renowned vineyards of Central and Northern California, it’s only natural that we Santa Claritans love our wine! So it makes perfect sense that Southern California’s largest, most elaborate wine encounter would be held right here in our own backyard. The fourth edition of the Loose Goose Wine Festival is set for October 2-5, and with up to 100 different wineries expected to participate in the Main Festival Weekend at Valencia Bridgeport Park, all us ... Read More >>
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A Wine Affair to Remember Sip, stroll and savor the sounds with the Soroptimist International of the Greater Santa Clarita Valley. “The Wine Affair” is set to take place on Sunday, October 19 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. along the Town Center Drive in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
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Going "All In" at the 2nd Annual Hold 'Em Not Hassle 'Em Poker Tournament Come enjoy an evening of poker play to help benefit a great cause! On Saturday, November 1, the Santa Clarita Youth Project will be hosting their 2nd Annual Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em Poker Tournament at the Tournament Player’s Club in Valencia. Guests will have the opportunity to play in a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament, with exciting prizes for the winners.
Two Fall 2008 Job Fairs at College of the Canyons Job fairs are a great way to meet a number of business representatives in person, all at the same place and within a short period of time. It would normally take days to contact all of these companies via email and phone and you still would not have the benefit of dazzling them with your personal presentation and appearance. Job fairs provide you with multiple “mini interviews,” so remember to bring enough copies of your resume and to dress professionally, as you only hav... Read More >>
Who doesn’t enjoy the era that gave birth to great films such as American Graffitti and Grease? Well, Saturday night, September 6, 2008, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., the night will “explode” as the largest collection of pre-1975 classics rumble down Santa Clarita streets headed for the Saugus Speedway! Cash prizes and over 40 trophy categories (first and second place) make th ... Read More >>
Valyermo Fall Festival
Saint Andrew's Abbey 51st Annual Valyermo Fall Festival The Benedictine monks of St. Andrew’s Abbey will host their 51st annual Valyermo Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, located above Pearblossom highway in the Antelope Valley. The gates open at 9 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series Continues! The sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands will continue to fill Town
Center Drive in Valencia every Friday night through September 5, 2008.
The Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series continues to
feature regional, national and international entertainers in a quaint
street party setting while offering interactive activities for adults
At this time of year, with the kids going back to school and the days getting shorter, we often find ourselves lamenting the fact that summer is coming to a close, but with all the excitement and entertainment that comes to Santa Clarita Valley in the fall, it’s really a time to celebrate.
This month’s cover illustrates Santa Clarita’s love of the grape. And
a number of our local fundraising organizations have figured out how to
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Get To Know Your City Representative: Jennifer Shadle It’s no surprise that City Representative Jenni Shadle is committed to making Santa Clarita a great community--after all it’s where her life began. Born at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, raised in Saugus and attending Saugus High School and College of the Canyons, Jenni received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication, with an emphasis on Public Relations from Cal State Los Angeles. She is now the City of Santa Clarita’s Arts and Events Coordinator... Read More >>
Soroptimists Journey to Taipei Several members of the Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley (SISCV) attended the 40th Annual Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) Convention in Taipei, Taiwan in July. The theme was “Sharing Good Fortune.” The purpose of the convention was to celebrate the work of Soroptimist and imagine a world where all women live happy, healthy and productive lives.
Nearly All Crime Drops First Six Months of 2008 The 2008 mid-year numbers are in and major crimes, categorized as Part-I crimes, showed a significant overall reduction for the Santa Clarita Valley as compared with the first six months of 2007. Forcible rapes were down 39 percent; business and residential burglaries declined by 13 percent; and larceny theft, which includes car burglaries decreased by 20 percent. The largest percentage decreases were reflected in the categories of homicides and arson.
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News from the SCV - Newhall Optimist Club This past month has certainly been busy for our club members. Our club meetings have been packed with guests (especially youngsters). We have had the winning Oratorical students, three boys and three girls join us for dinner to deliver their speeches.
Along with them we had the unique pleasure of having their parents join us for dinner as well. Our first place winner was Julie Kim, of Golden Valley High School, and Matthew San Jose of La Mesa Middle School. Both of the ... Read More >>
Plugging into the Teen Psyche! Raising teenagers is one of the most challenging experiences that a parent ever has to go through. Teens do not seem to think before they act, and can be so emotionally volatile, leading to confusion and even frustration both on the part of the teenagers and the parents.
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Family Fun at the Third Annual Day for Kids Come join the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley and the City of Santa Clarita for the third annual Day for Kids on Saturday, September 20 in Newhall Park. The event will run from noon until 5 p.m., and approximately 6,000 visitors are expected to attend. Over 70 community organizations will provide free entertainment, games, food, carnival rides and a raffle. All activities are free!
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She's "Doing" a Great Job! Congratulations to Mrs. Doing, for being The Magazine of Santa Clarita’s Teacher of the Month for September! Mrs. Doing is a sixth grade teacher at Helmer’s Elementary School in Saugus and is in her 23rd year of teaching.