Fostering Independence with FYI

Fostering Independence with FYI

 Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in life who genuinely love, trust, care about and look out for each other. Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) is like family for many in the Santa Clarita Valley. Started by three women in March of 2017, this...
41 years of Making A House Feel like Home

41 years of Making A House Feel like Home

 Furniture and family make a home. But for the Moser family, furniture makes a living. Consumers Furniture Gallery is a family business located in the heart of Santa Clarita, owned and operated by Greg Moser. Greg’s father Clem, who worked as a contractor at the time,...
Music Made for Veterans – Rafi Sebastian

Music Made for Veterans – Rafi Sebastian

 Standing in the freezing cold and pouring Indiana rain, Rafi Sebastian waited front-row in a sea of Garth Brooks fans for his dream to become a reality. When the moment was perfect, Rafi took out a T-shirt printed with the title of his song, “Be So Proud America”...
Allison Jacobs Volleyball Star on the Rise

Allison Jacobs Volleyball Star on the Rise

Jumping up for the kill, Allison Jacobs slams the ball over the net for the match point as the crowd explodes in cheers. The Wildcats win the game. It’s moments like this Allison loves most. She lives for competition. At just 16 years old, she is a tri-athlete who...
A Heart for Service with Pat Willett

A Heart for Service with Pat Willett

 Following in the footsteps of her mother who spent her whole life giving herself to others, super volunteer Pat Willett enjoys helping local organizations in Santa Clarita. She grew up in the San Fernando Valley, traveled across the U.S. while her husband was in the...
To Love and Be Loved by Music with Robert Thies

To Love and Be Loved by Music with Robert Thies

 The life of Robert Thies (pronounced “Theece”) can be summarized into four passions: music, love, nature, and food. From a young age, Robert showed an ear for music, reproducing what he was hearing on the television onto the piano. Moving around the country for his...
She May be Small But She Is Fierce

She May be Small But She Is Fierce

Putting the action in “lights, camera, action,” SAG-AFTRA stuntwoman and kid double Kara Petersen makes her living by falling, fighting, and flipping. Trained in gymnastics and cheerleading, her skills also include fire burns, wire work, fight choreography, and...
Perform at Your Best with Yes I Can

Perform at Your Best with Yes I Can

  Since its inception in 2009, Yes I Can (YIC) Unity Through Music & Education has been opening doors for its students by providing training and services in the areas of self-advocacy, transition education, vocational and employment training, work-based social...
Barrie Eget and His Platinum Voice

Barrie Eget and His Platinum Voice

Barrie Eget is boxing’s next great ring announcer. Nicknamed “The Platinum Voice”, he has worked for on-camera fights including Championship Boxing, MMA, and Arm Wrestling for the past ten years. Having announced at least 200 shows and over 40 world title fights,...