Meet Mackenzie Hancsicsak of THIS IS US

Meet Mackenzie Hancsicsak of THIS IS US

 With a stellar ensemble, innovative storytelling and writing that hits the heart, NBC’s This Is Us is being touted as the season’s biggest breakout series.  The first episode alone brought in more than 10 million views, and Variety has called the show a...
Melanie Hicken Uncovering Injustice

Melanie Hicken Uncovering Injustice

 Local CNN Money investigative reporter focuses on plights of the people. Sitting at her kitchen table, Melanie Hicken was hard at work from her Santa Clarita home.  Her laptop was fired up, and her phone sat face up, poised for conference calls with her writing...
Jack Storms – A Cut Above

Jack Storms – A Cut Above

Cold glass sculptor shares his quest for artistic perfection and the beauty that results. Inside the Valencia workshop of cold glass sculptor Jack Storms, there is a constant hum of something or another — a cacophony of machines spinning, drilling, grinding.  The...
Henry Mayo Teddy Bear Drive   Launches in April

Henry Mayo Teddy Bear Drive Launches in April

 Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Annual April Teddy Bear and Friend Drive got off to an early start thanks to the efforts of two young Santa Clarita Valley philanthropists and a group of sixth graders. Cindy Hoffman-Domaradzki and her granddaughters, Harlow Druez, 3,...
How to Avoid The Time Suck Of Social Media

How to Avoid The Time Suck Of Social Media

 As a small business owner, you may not have the time to spend on social media, and that’s ok – you’ve got plenty of other things on your plate.  But you also know you have to participate in social media for the sake of marketing your business.  So how do you avoid...
Healing Broken HeARTs

Healing Broken HeARTs

 A local program helps domestic violence survivors develop ways to mend their souls. The day Aazam Irilian realized she stopped smiling was the day she decided to change her world – she just didn’t know how yet.  Her mother had recently succumbed to a painful battle...
Santa Clarita in the Pictures

Santa Clarita in the Pictures

Film and television production in Santa Clarita dates back to the earliest forms of each of the respective mediums and has continued strong through today.  Charlie Chaplin filmed a scene from The Pilgrim at the historic Saugus Train Station in 1923.  Old Yeller was...
Engineering The Magic of Movies

Engineering The Magic of Movies

 The road to cinematic masterpiece often presents special effects challenges – and Elia Popov is always up for the impossible. In the wide, open space of his warehouse-slash-shop in Santa Clarita, Elia Popov is pacing, head bowed and a cellphone pressed to his ear. ...

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