The event's proceeds to go towards the 999 For Kids program supporting children who are physically or mentally challenged. This is the third annual Summer Showdown Competition and is set to take place in Castaic.
The "Endangered and Endeared - A Retrospective of the Art of Diane Bruckner" features a 35-piece collection in celebration of the local artist. Bruckner was a member of the Santa Clarita Artists Association.
Arif and Pam Halaby, Scott and Vanessa Wilk and Mike and Mary Delorenzo will be honored in October, during the ninth annual Leaders of Character Recognition Dinner, put on by the Boy Scouts Bill Hart District in Santa Clarita.
KHTS AM-1220 is looking for the next big act in country music, a singer or band they can send to the State Finals of the 2014 Country Showdown. KHTS-sponsored acts made it to the National Finals in the last two years.
The Elephant Bar Restaurant on McBean Parkway in Valencia will be closing Thursday, after almost 13 years in the Santa Clarita Valley. It's one of several closures among the company's nationwide network of restaurants.