Author - Perry Smith

Perry Smith

Standing watch

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials stood watch all day in remembrance of Deputy Jake Kuredjian, a Saugus man who was killed in the line of duty...

Salary history and the three Behrs

John Behr and his wife, Margaret, owned an oat-processing company that, among other things, made oats for oatmeal called John’s Groats. Margaret dreamed up the...

Stori time in Santa Clarita

  Valencia resident Tamer Abdel grew tired of hearing, “Use our hashtag,” and “Tag us on your posts,” during social events — and then realizing only one...

Meet the SlimeYoda

This week, Ashley Kua, 15, started a new school year at Valencia’s Trinity Classical Academy. Like many students her age, she’s gearing up to juggle multiple...

Pumping up the party places

A new, family-oriented business is opening up just up the street from the Hart school district and the SCV Child & Family Center on Centre Pointe Parkway...