A Note From the Publishers – April 2019

by | Mar 29, 2019 | A Note From the Publisher

It’s that time of the year again – Taste of the Town is just around the corner, coming up on May 5, and Santa Clarita is buzzing with anticipation and excitement! This year’s event Chairperson, Ginger LeVang, has promised a delightful afternoon full of samplings from our valley’s best restaurants and beverage purveyors, all in the good company of our local movers and shakers. The popular Diamond Drop, sponsored by Classic Designs Jewelry, is back again this year, along with Mark LeVang, who will be providing live entertainment with his fabulous band. So bring your appetite on and be ready for a good time! We are pleased to feature a sampling of chef’s and people involved on our cover this month.
Yeehaw! Do you fancy a weekend of country entertainers? The City of Santa Clarita proudly kicks off The Cowboy Festival, enjoy the sights, sounds and swagger starting on April 13, great food, performers and vendors. Fun for the entire family, see the full story on page 24.
Talking about great food and if you love fine wines, get your tickets for Wine on the Roof … Dine on the Roof a fabulous evening under the stars that will benefit the Wish Foundation, more details can be found on page 22.
Don’t miss the 1st annual SCV Veg Fest on May 4 at Central Park. Organized by Jess and Nicole Guidroz, a local couple who are passionate about their vegan lifestyle. SCV Veg Fest was created with the community in mind – meaning it’s not just for people who are vegan. There will be food and drink vendors, games, yoga, art, kids play area and much more. See page 28 for more details.
In addition to news about our community’s latest events, this issue also features guides to help you stay on top of the season! Just in the nick of time, the Ka-Ching! CPA Guide showcases our valley’s best tax services all in one place, so you have a convenient way to get to know your CPA and choose someone quickly. Our Beauty Guide is here in time for spring, helping you find inspiration for a new look to go along with the new season. Last but not least, our All About Pets Directory is a huge hit each year, and it features all the services you need to keep your furry loved ones safe, healthy, happy and beautiful. While you’re in the Pets section, don’t miss out on our Cutest Pet Photo Contest results! Your heart will surely melt when you see these adorable photos!
Speaking of hidden gems, we’ve got one coming for you next month with our annual Old Town Newhall Section, which will also be printed as a separate tab and distributed throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. This guide will feature many of the businesses you love in Old Town Newhall and some of the ones you may not have yet discovered. If you’re an Old Town Newhall business and want to know more about getting on our July cover, please give us a call at 661-294-4444 ext. 113.
Spring is abuzz with the changing weather and seasons – but also our newest issue of élite Magazine! If you haven’t read our April/May issue yet, be sure to take a look. We have featured many medical professionals who are winners of our 2nd Annual élite Ultimate Medical Awards. With lots more stories on interesting local people and organizations. You won’t read about them anywhere else other than élite Magazine!
Can’t get enough élite? Be sure to vote for your favorite restaurants in our Ultimate Dining Awards, live now on www.scvelitemagazine.com. Only your votes will determine the best eateries in the SCV!

Wishing our readers’ a very Happy Easter and Passover!
Sincerely, Linda, Moe and Alexander Hafizi




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