Help for those helping their loved ones

When John Galbraith, 66, began caring for his ailing partner of 30 years, he was unaware of the toll caring for her would take on his own health. Focusing on

Pismo, the perfect fall break trip

It’s that in-between time of year here in the Santa Clarita Valley; back-to-school is behind us and the holidays are not quite upon us. Yet, for many school-aged kids and

Jewish congregations join Purim carnival

Nearly 500 people gathered Sunday at Valencia Heritage Park for the Purim Carnival hosted by Chabad of SCV, Congregation Beth Shalom and Temple Beth Ami. The three synagogues planned a

Worship music beyond church walls

Dave Anderson doesn’t typically listen to Christian worship music; but when he heard NorthPark Mission’s new album, he knew it was something special. Anderson was impressed by the album. He

Congregation fasts for clarity and connection

Mauricio Ruiz is no stranger to hoping for a miracle. Ruiz has experienced miracles throughout his life, events he said are typically preceded by a time he’s spent fasting and

Spiritual recovery program 2.0 launches tonight

Names of participants have been changed to maintain their privacy. Lacey Napier* was facing a failed marriage with her husband Steve. Steve was addicted to drugs, he had been in

Martha Garcia: Synagogue helps during Hanukkah

The families’ stories are heart breaking; the mother is disabled, the father suffered a massive stroke and they are struggling to provide for their triplet teenagers. Because of the hardships