Evan Seal

Raquel Padilla’s childhood home in Capiz

‘I have such a heavy heart’

Surrey's Filipino residents hit hard by news of Typhoon Haiyan's devastation.

Raquel Padilla’s childhood home in Capiz
Faces of Remembrance

Faces of Remembrance

Crowds gathered across the city to honour local war veterans on Nov. 11.

Faces of Remembrance
Cultural inclusion all rapped up

Cultural inclusion all rapped up

Performers and speakers with Word to Your Motherland spread their message to several Surrey schools this week.

Cultural inclusion all rapped up
Shreddie

Surrey’s new digs for dogs (and cats, rats, etc.)

Surrey Animal Resource Centre takes over shelter and pound services for the city.

Shreddie
Firefighter Amar Sangha rappels down a steep embankment in Tom Hopkins Park.

Help is on the line

Surrey firefighters stay on top of rescue techniques to prepare for all types of emergencies.

Firefighter Amar Sangha rappels down a steep embankment in Tom Hopkins Park.
Chef Matthew Stowe gives students at Lord Tweedmuir Secondary some firsthand cooking instruction at the school Tuesday.

Top Chef Canada contender returns to his culinary roots

Matthew Stowe cooks alongside Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary students in Surrey.

Chef Matthew Stowe gives students at Lord Tweedmuir Secondary some firsthand cooking instruction at the school Tuesday.
Ron West

Longtime Black Press employee passes

Ron West remembered as a big man with an even bigger heart.

Ron West
SFU student and leukemia survivor Alex Hayer.

Searching for hidden heroes

Stem cell donor drive kicks off at SFU Surrey. Second information day is on Feb. 25

SFU student and leukemia survivor Alex Hayer.
Carlene Marshall and her son Devin

Guildford family’s memories stolen on Valentine’s Day

Mother appeals to thief to return irreplaceable photos of deceased daughter.

Carlene Marshall and her son Devin
Clayton Elementary grade 6-7 students entertained the shoppers at Willowbrook Mall with a spontaneous flash mob dance to the song Thriller by Micheal Jackson wednesday afternoon. The students spent nearly 2 months rehearsing the dance.

Flash mob thrills visitors at Willowbrook Shopping Centre on Halloween

Surrey's Clayton Elementary students perform Michael Jackson's Thriller.

Clayton Elementary grade 6-7 students entertained the shoppers at Willowbrook Mall with a spontaneous flash mob dance to the song Thriller by Micheal Jackson wednesday afternoon. The students spent nearly 2 months rehearsing the dance.
From left: Student volunteers Rylie Fletcher and Megan Russell; Future Shop's Andrea Farnell; Surrey Coun. Bruce Hayne; BC Summer Games President Bill McNamara; Surrey Coun. Linda Hepner; and student volunteer Allyson Yvgalde watch as student volunteer Michelle Wong (on computer) edits an image on one of the new Apple computers that Future Shop donated to the Surrey Surrey School District .

An investment in the Future

Retailer Future Shop donates $60K worth of cameras and computers to Surrey School District as part of 2012 BC Summer Games legacy.

From left: Student volunteers Rylie Fletcher and Megan Russell; Future Shop's Andrea Farnell; Surrey Coun. Bruce Hayne; BC Summer Games President Bill McNamara; Surrey Coun. Linda Hepner; and student volunteer Allyson Yvgalde watch as student volunteer Michelle Wong (on computer) edits an image on one of the new Apple computers that Future Shop donated to the Surrey Surrey School District .
Holly Elementary student Sara Foubert shows off her exotic rock animals.

Elementary entrepreneurs

Surrey students showcase their business skills at Holly Elementary.

Holly Elementary student Sara Foubert shows off her exotic rock animals.
Jack Bensley (left)

They’re here for the beer

Surrey brewers create a special ale for Vancouver Craft Beer Week.

Jack Bensley (left)
Chef Mike Doyle helps Tamanawis Culinary Arts Ace-It students Connor Avar (right) and Mackenzie Charles carve fresh roasted turkey.

Farm fresh food in classrooms

Using locally grown produce is a recipe for success for Surrey students, businesses, and agriculture industry.

Chef Mike Doyle helps Tamanawis Culinary Arts Ace-It students Connor Avar (right) and Mackenzie Charles carve fresh roasted turkey.
Paul Thomson and Carla Henderson

‘We don’t need luck. We’ve got each other.’

Brain injury survivors Paul Thomson and Carla Henderson learn love isn't diminished by adversity.

Paul Thomson and Carla Henderson
Laurel and Victor Sweet hold a returned letter they mailed eight years ago.

Surrey couple learns the true meaning of ‘snail mail’

Last week Laurel and Victor Sweet received an envelope they mailed eight years ago.

Laurel and Victor Sweet hold a returned letter they mailed eight years ago.
A Fleetwood family is on the look for their missing ghost (far right)

Thieves steal Halloween spirit in Fleetwood

Private investigator on the hunt for a missing ghost in Surrey.

A Fleetwood family is on the look for their missing ghost (far right)
Hundreds gathered at Holland Park to pay their respects to murdered teen Maple Batalia Friday evening

Hundreds gather at Holland Park to remember Maple Batalia

Candlelight vigil held for murdered Surrey teen.

Hundreds gathered at Holland Park to pay their respects to murdered teen Maple Batalia Friday evening

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Fifteen members of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary's graduating class of 1946 got together to reminisce Wednesday at the Northview Golf and Country Club.

Lord Tweedsmuir grads remember the good old days

Former Surrey High School's graduating class of 1946 reunites.

Fifteen members of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary's graduating class of 1946 got together to reminisce Wednesday at the Northview Golf and Country Club.