The jazz/funk quartet 1+One, featuring keyboardist/singer Patrice Rushen and drummer Ndugu Chancler with special guest guitarist Doc Powell, headlines the 33rd annual Playboy Jazz Festival's free community concert at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills this Sunday, June 5, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tonight, June 3, at 6:30 p.m., the Canyon Theater Guild will present "Junior Cabaret: Back to the Summer." This annual fundraising event will be filled with music, dance and laughter, and features some of the most talented and enthusiastic kids in the Santa Clarita Valley. "Back to the Summer" is a musical romp through time, jam-packed with upbeat songs from across the decades.
Though "summer" won't officially begin until June 21, the summer movie season has been underway for a few weeks now. You may have already gone to see the latest installation of "Pirates" or "Hangover" or "Kung Fu Panda," and more summer movies open today. AP Movie Writer David Germain has compiled an informative list of his most-anticipated summer movies to come, including action, comedy and those he considers "grown up" films. In light of our limitations on space, we provide you with an abbreviated version of his text here.
When we last checked in on Viking leader Erik the Beardable (you remember, he could grow a beard but chose not to), he was dealing with problem employees who were also whistleblowers.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's and Fire departments are offering a free refresher course Saturday in Lancaster for local residents with Community Emergency Response Training.
Klassen Corp., a privately owned architectural and construction firm, recently opened a satellite office in Santa Clarita.
A bill that would allow community colleges to offer more classes by directly charging students, cleared the Assembly on Thursday.
Members of the county's Supervisorial District Boundary Review Committee are extending the public's deadline for submitting comments on redistricting plans to 5 p.m. June 10.
The St. Petersburg Times went live with Neasi-Weber International credit-card services. Neasi-Weber's DISCUS system is used by publishers to manage circulation by offering electronic-only and hybrid subscriptions.
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There are a few items on just about anyone's list of things that define Southern California: the weather, the beach and, of course, Hollywood.
Carole Lutnesss' May 29 letter, "We're living through end times," takes the meaning of hysteria to a whole new level.
I can appreciate the efforts of the city fathers and mothers last week in their attempts to give recognition to the members of the armed forces.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
How are people finding happiness?
College graduation marks the end of a wondrous chapter and the beginning of a new life. College was a time for friends, late night cram sessions and homework. However, once you have that degree, the quest for a "grown-up" job begins and in this economy, that can be challenging.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new arena version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly canceled its 54-city tour just days before its launch in New Orleans.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) - For years, Hernan Argueta's small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. The airborne disease that strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off, failed to do much damage in the cooler elevations of Guatemala's mountains.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirms that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him after a round at the Memorial tournament. He says he is cooperating and has done nothing wrong.
Nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. A pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved. Widespread rape in many war zones. And in California, a murderous rampage by a disturbed young man who had depicted sorority members as a prime target.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Sport Chalet Valencia will host a free fishing seminar led by fishing professionals this upcoming Tuesday.