After more than a decade of time spent in Pine Valley – minus a short bit of time away from our favorite fictional town – Sydney Penny is moving on. has learned that Sydney is leaving the show in just a few weeks!

When she first arrived, Sydney’s Julia was one of the many members of the Santos family. She and then-husband Noah left town when he was placed in the Witness Protection Program. Julia returned to Pine Valley in 2005.

With Maria, Mateo and the rest of the Santos crew off to greener pastures, Julia took over the care of Wildwind.