In "Going the Distance," Drew Barrymore plays a quick-to-laugh, ambitious young hipster who loves cool indie bands, "Shawshank Redemption" and playing the old arcade games in bars. Jason Long, on the other hand, plays a quick-to-laugh, ambitious young hipster who loves cool indie bands, "Shawshank Redemption" and playing old arcade games in bars.
Certainly, "Machete" is the best feature-length extension of a fake movie trailer in Hollywood history.
You've only got two weekends to catch Neil Simon's hilarious "Rumors," presented by a cast of local actors, at the intimate SCV Space in Saugus.
Although summer is winding down, the time for wine tasting and touring is not only a summertime activity. We're very fortunate in California to be able to enjoy many outdoor activities throughout the year. One of our favorites is wine tasting and touring. Every chance we get we're in the car or on a plane to visit wineries to enhance our wine knowledge and experience. We're very fortunate to have some of the finest wineries in our own backyard.
This Saturday and Sunday, Sept 4 and 5, the Pine Mountain Club Property Owners Association (PMCPOA) will host its 34th annual Oktoberfest. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. each day in PMC's Lampkin Park, just west of the Village Center, with entertainment and activities for the entire family, including music and dancing, a variety of arts and crafts vendors, plenty of food and drink and games for all ages.
The California Institute of the Arts is premiering Iannis Xenakis' opera concert "Oresteia" at its Valencia campus Nov. 7.
Have you ever had one of those days? Of course you have. We all have them. The ones where nothing seems to go right. And that is just what many of us say on those days: "Nothing is going right today!" Now stop and think about this.
Valencia may not have the deepest freshman football team in the Foothill League, but they don't expect their opponents to show any sympathy.
With the long, hot, summer days of the Santa Clarita Valley coming to a close, the Valencia junior varsity group is ready to play some football.
Canyon High School Assistant Principal Pete Getz is the new principal of Sequoia Charter School, Hart district officials said Thursday.
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I am a library addict, I confess. I have a six- to eight-book-a-month habit. As such, I am very leery of the Santa Clarita City Council's decision to take over from Los Angeles County. It has been hard for the county system to keep up with the plethora of new books. A smaller system would be overwhelmed.
Regarding "Last words on libraries," (Aug. 25): As a frequent user of the Valencia Library, I read your article on the city's library takeover with great interest, especially when it was revealed that the Service Employees International Union was the driving force behind resistance to the change.
When parents are divorced, or not married, which parent makes the important decisions on behalf of the child? Which parent may select the child's doctor, school or daycare? If the parents have a judgment or legal custody order, the answer to these questions lies in the language of that order.
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From multimillion dollar construction projects to adding a room on a single-family home, submitting building plans to LA County Public Works is now just a click away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.
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I believe all Californians are environmentalists. Who doesn't want clean air and clean water?
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SACRAMENTO (AP) - A state appellate court on Thursday overturned two lower court rulings that had stalled funding for California's $68 billion bullet train, handing a big win to Gov. Jerry Brown's signature project and allowing the state to resume selling bonds to pay for it.