Looking for something fun, educational, and FREE for the kids tonight? The Santa Clarita Symphony has your ticket! Veteran rock 'n' roll singer/songwriter/guitarist and bandleader Gary McGrath is the featured artist at the Symphony's Children's Instrument Petting Zoo tonight from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Cafe at Borders Books. McGrath will demonstrate and provide instruction on the guitar -- acoustic, electric, and bass. Don't miss this special hands-on musical experience for young and old ...
The director of "Coraline" has suggested it is for brave children of any age. That's putting it mildly. This is nightmare fodder for children, however brave, under a certain age. I know kids are exposed to all sorts of horror films via video, but "Coraline" is disturbing not for gory images but for the story it tells. That's rare in itself: Lots of movies are good at severing limbs, but few at telling tales that ...
If there's a huge error behind "The Pink Panther 2" - other than the mistake of producing the sequel in the first place - it's pairing Steve Martin with John Cleese, then failing to capitalize on their potentially explosive verbal exchanges.
"He's Just Not That Into You" isn't exactly a romantic comedy - at least, not in the most traditional sense. Yes, the characters work themselves into the same sorts of tizzies over falling in and out of love - or finding love in the first place - but mixed in with the fizziness is an unexpected seriousness, an attempt at injecting realism and even failure.
Eight Golden Valley High School and Academy of the Canyons students recently completed a rigorous 17- week training program, each logging more than 200 miles in preparation for the 26.2 mile Surf City Marathon on Feb. 1.
Rancho Pico Junior High School and Academy of the Canyons, the Hart District's middle college high school, have received word they are nominated for recognition as California Distinguished Schools for the 2009-10 school year.
College of the Canyons is in full compliance with legal requirements that mandate public oversight of the disbursement of bond revenues for both Measure C and Measure M, the oversight committees for the respective bond measures have determined. The two citizens' oversight committees made their unanimous determinations after reviewing the results of independent audits covering the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008. All of the findings from those audits were favorable to the college and ...
The College of the Canyons Foundation will host the 2009 SCV Wine Classic, the popular and long-running wine-tasting event benefitting the SCV Student Orchestra. The 20th annual event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 2009 at the California Institute of the Arts.
The 2009 Amgen Tour of California cycle race rolls into the Santa Clarita Valley for the third consecutive year Saturday, Feb. 21, for the start of Stage 7, from Santa Clarita to Pasadena.
The Repertory East Playhouse is proud to open its 2009 Season with A Streetcar Named Desire, written by Tennessee Williams and sponsored by Jill Jackson and Dessert Alert.
The Automobile Club of Southern California's Santa Clarita district office is reminding members that they can visit the office at 23770 Valencia Boulevard to conduct most DMV vehicle registration transactions as one of the member benefits which also include travel guides, tour books, maps and trip planning. "The Auto Club has been offering vehicle registrations since 1911 as a convenience for its members, and our offices now also assist members with boat and trailer registrations, ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Labor reported this morning that the U.S. economy shed 598,000 jobs in the month of January, the largest single-month total since 1974, bringing the unemployment rate to 7.6 percent.
Tesoro walk club meets twice weekly The Tesoro walk club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Info: (661) 702-8953. Overeaters Anonymous Monday 8 p.m., Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road., Valencia. Tuesday 7 p.m., Barnabus House 24417 Chestnut St., Newhall. Thursday 7 p.m. "The Cocoon," 27013 Langside, Suite L, Santa Clarita. Friday 11:30 a.m. Barnabus House, 22417 Chestnut St., Newhall. Saturday 9.30 ...
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Bank of Santa Clarita, the only commercial bank headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley, reported significantly improved earnings in 2008 over 2007 on Wednesday.
BOSTON (AP) - With a bullet still in his body, the police officer who survived a showdown with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects said Sunday he's determined to return to duty.
Officials with the County Coroner's office have identified the Canyon Country man shot and killed Thursday as 53-year-old Juan Mejian.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The latest high-stakes court hearing for O.J. Simpson in the glitzy capital of big gambles has come to a close with the former football star's defense team feeling confident that their client is closer to getting out of prison.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country thanks to a tip supplied by a citizen, a sheriff's spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certainly think so.
SAN JOSE (AP) - California Lottery officials say two Powerball tickets sold in California have five of the six winning numbers. Officials say those tickets win $1 million each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
There is no debate that time marches on. The sun rises, shines, and sets, and then does it all over again, day after day. And each day we encounter the unknown components of a whole new 24-hour set of life experience.
Despite the recent news that jobless rates are falling, these are still difficult times. Nearly everyone agrees at some level that America is still struggling economically but why and what should we do?
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - In what police are describing as a crime of opportunity, a wanted man with a criminal history dating nearly 15 years entered a front door that had been left open at a New York home near Hofstra University.
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) - A rock climber is dead after falling 150 feet while scaling a rock face in the San Jacinto Wilderness near Idyllwild.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - One of the tickets sold in Florida for the Powerball game Saturday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were:
A former leader of a large Fortune 500 company was quoted in an interview that "People who do things make mistakes. The biggest mistake is doing nothing."