The works of playwright Christopher Durang are always funny, always shocking and always worth the trip to the theatre. So, it holds true that if you enjoy good theatre with a biting wit, you will want to see The Set Group's new production of "Sister Mary Ignatious Explains It All For You" and "The Actor's Nightmare." Both of these one acts are classic Durang in that they hold the conventions within society up to a very bright light and peer into the depths revealed.
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):
Editor's note: The following was copied to The Signal but sent to members of the Santa Clarita City Council.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - When the Los Angeles Kings are on top of their formidable defensive game, they revel in the silence they can create in a frustrated road arena.
With a vast swath of the West primed for wildfires, federal foresters are preparing for the worst with a budget that might run dry and a fleet of air tankers that in some cases aren't ready for takeoff.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place.
Spencer Simons said he sends at least 30 texts an hour, checks Facebook at least 20 times a day, and sends or receives a Snapchat message as many as 40 times a day.
You experienced a nightmare of a day. You hope for a better day tomorrow, but you're not overly optimistic about it. When the alarm goes off, you expect the worst – today is will be a continuation of yesterday. You begin the day with a negative mindset, not allowing the day to unfold.
It's time for round two of College of the Canyons' Spring Job & Career Fairs.
Trusting in people does not happen overnight. Putting your trust in someone takes a while to build. Once the trust is established, it's important to respect it. If not, the amount of time it took to build will only take seconds to crumble.
June 3 primary mail-in ballots began wending their way to voters Monday as county and state officials gear up for what one California official calls "election month."
In just its second year of existence, the West Ranch High lacrosse team clinched its first playoff spot over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. service firms grew last month at the fastest pace since August as new orders and sales grew, adding to evidence that the economy is picking up after a slow start to the year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear an appeal by Los Angeles County contesting a ruling that held it liable for storm water pollution.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads, contributing to a spike in traffic fatalities in states where many streets and highways are choked with large trucks and heavy drilling equipment.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A fungus that can launch a fatal illness has been found for the first time in the soil of Washington.
LONDON (AP) - For the first time ever, the World Health Organization on Monday declared the spread of polio an international public health emergency that could grow in the next few months and unravel the nearly three-decade effort to eradicate the crippling disease.