Profile (retired)

Carving out their slice of the American dream

It’s been 30 years since Lucky and Manjit Singh moved to the United States from India.  In that time, they’ve had two children, owned a convenience store and, more recently,

The modern-day Sherlock Holmes

For many, the traditional picture of a private investigator conjures up an image of someone dressed in a dark overcoat and fedora who sneaks around in the dead of night. 

SCV residents helping each other out

When 62-year-old Janine Mai posted on Facebook, asking for suggestions because her usual home-delivery grocery service was completely booked, she had no idea she’d be overwhelmed by the replies. “What

Lewis reflects on service, community support

Although Commander Robert Lewis was recently promoted again, he said being selected as captain of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station in April 2017 remains the highlight of his 35-year

Sherwoods share their stories

Everyone always asks Canyon Country resident Rocky Sherwood if he was named after the movie. “No, I was 10 when that movie came out in 1973 — that movie is

Where all the world’s a stage

Escaping reality and being immersed in a world of fantasy is a fun pastime for some, and a profession for others. The life of an entertainer at amusement parks, such

Still together after all these years

Canyon Country residents John and Shelby Fischer met in the 10th grade at Oil City High School in Pennsylvania. “I was in class and he came walking in,” Shelby said.

Kevin Thompson— Munchkins and Ewoks

The final installment of the “Star Wars” film saga, “The Rise of Skywalker,” opened in theaters Dec. 20. The events in the movie, which happen in a galaxy, far, far away, wrap up the nine-part movie franchise which began in 1977 with “Star Wars: A New Hope.”

Veterans in Pain: a path to healing

Sgt. First Class Scott Adams was sitting in his Humvee, driving through the city of Bayji in northern Iraq on Jan. 26, 2007, when his whole life changed. His sixth

Big dreams in Sand Canyon

With the formation of successful startup companies, foundations and leadership centers throughout his career, Steve Kim is no stranger to business ventures.

Recognizing a passion for helping others

Whether it’s making sure college students have an attentive ear or raising awareness of community resources so people feel comfortable reaching out, Larry Schallert has made a career out of

Making a name for themselves in SCV

Hollywood is just a stone’s throw (and a good hour in moderate traffic) away from Santa Clarita, and the town has often made appearances on the big screen. Actors are often spotted around town, but some of Awesome’s own young residents are making names for themselves in Tinseltown.

Keeping up a regal homecoming tradition

Valerie Miranda never thought when she was running for homecoming queen her senior year at San Fernando High in 1974 that she was starting a tradition that would continue for

A flight path forged by fortitude

The men and women who make up the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Air Operations Unit enjoy a slightly different commute than most.  Early each morning, all personnel arrive at