We remember when selecting a wine sometimes came down to whether or not we liked the artwork on the label. Needless to say, we drank our share of wine that didn't have much more to offer than a pretty label.
The 40th anniversary edition of Circus Vargas pitches its tents at the Westfield Valencia Town Center from Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, June 7. Billed as "California's Own Circus," the 2009 version unites skilled performers with the silliness of clowns in a blending of tradition and modern innovation.
"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" comes to the Canyon Theatre Guild's stage for a six-weekend run that opens this Saturday night, May 23.
Opening this Friday night, May 22, The Repertory East Playhouse will present the hilarious musical-comedy production "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" as part of its 2009 Main Stage season.
Don't trust me on this movie. It rubbed me the wrong way. I can understand, as an abstract concept, why some people would find it entertaining. It sure sounds intriguing: "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian." If that sounds like fun to you, don't listen to sourpuss here.
Don Johnson won his first auto racing championship in 1961. He won four in a row at Saugus Speedway from 1969-72. Back then he raced a blue and yellow 1957 Chevy convertible with the No. 15 on it.
Thursday morning offered a media preview of Six Flags Magic Mountain for the of the park's newest roller coaster, Terminator: Salvation, a tie-in with the latest film in the apocalyptic/action franchise. Riders' screams and cheers filled the air as we made our way up to the loading area.
The McDonald's "scalding coffee case" has entered the public consciousness as an example of out-of-control litigation.
Cool temperatures will make Santa Clarita hot for the holiday weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts pleasant skies for the Memorial Day Weekend. "Things are looking really nice, actually - Saturday, Sunday and Monday are looking mostly clear," said Meteorologist David Gomberg, of the National Weather Service. "It's about the right temperature for this time of year." Beautiful weekend weather will push many people to Castaic Lake. "We're looking at one of our busiest ...
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The Valley Industrial Association is hosting the return of VIA's Business-to-Business Industry Show on June 10 and 11 in Santa Clarita.
More than 200 people placed their handprints on the Mitchell Elementary wall mural as part of a school fundraiser Wednesday.
I'm afraid that Sacramento needed this. Politicians there have had their heads in the sand for too long. Their spendthrift policies had to stop. The five measures rejected in Tuesday's vote - where spending would continue with tax raises being extended to future years - were defeated.
Too bad no one wants to tell our community what is really going on. For the past 10 years, everyone has known that the effluent emitted by Santa Clarita's sanitation districts is too high in salt (chlorides).
Nearly three years ago, I wrote an opinion piece in these pages about the lack of technical merit in the Regional Water Quality Control Board's (RWQCB) decision to set new lower chloride limits.
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.