Jonathan Larson's ground-breaking rock musical "Rent," based loosely on Puccini's opera "La Bohème," opens tomorrow, March 6 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons for a limited run.
As a young reader, I found "Alice in Wonderland" creepy and rather distasteful. Alice's adventures played like a series of encounters with characters whose purpose was to tease, puzzle and torment her. Few children would want to go to Wonderland, and none would want to stay.
Three cops, three journeys to what we suspect will be doom. No good can come of the lives they lead. They aren't bad guys, precisely, but they occupy a world of such violence and cynicism that they're willing to do what it takes to survive. In the kind of coincidence provided only by fate or screenplays, each one will mean trouble for the other two.
What do you believe ... about yourself? Do you believe you're handsome, pretty? Or do you think your nose is too big, your skin is horrible and you're too fat, or skinny?
In the past, businesses and individuals relied in part on word-of-mouth from existing clients in order to market their products or services. If you had a problem, you would ask a friend and he would say, "You need to go to so-and-so for that problem, product or service."
When 10-year-old Jesse came to Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, his weight was well past the normal range for a child of his age.
For the fifth time, Valencia Acura has received the car maker's "Dealership of Distinction" award for going above and beyond.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
How do you take your passion for health and a great idea from personal dream to a place in the local market?
In the June 19, 1969, Congressional Record we can read a message by then-Gov. Ronald Reagan: "Colonel Ágoston Haraszthy can well be called the father of the wine industry in California. ... Ever since that time, from the 300 varieties he brought to California and planted, the wine industry in our Golden State has been improving until in the last few decades California wines have become renowned around the world as second to none."
Two weeks ago, I fell down the stairs and broke my back as I tried to stop my 2-year-old daughter from tumbling down head-first toward our tile floor.
Regarding "Kellar should be applauded" (The Signal, Feb. 20):
Regarding "Christian community?" (The Signal, Feb. 13):
Santa Clarita Regional Theatre presents "Rent" at the COC Performing Arts Center March 6, 7, 13, 14, 19 and 20.
The days of losing your hotel room key and waiting in a long line to check-out and pay your bill might be over. Hilton Worldwide announced yesterday that they'll be revolutionizing the way its hotel system works in the near future, making your stay much more compatable with your smartphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.
#SCV Sheriff's "National Night Out" Against Crime 2014. COME JOIN US.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party conservatives on a border security bill.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday as the World Health Organization announced dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.