Can we think of Mel Gibson simply as an action hero? A star whose personal baggage doesn't upstage his performances? I find that I can. He has made deplorable statements in recent years, which may be attributed to a kind of fanatic lunacy that can perhaps be diagnosed as a disease. The fact remains that in "Edge of Darkness" he remains a likable man with a natural screen presence.
Restaurant wine lists can be a little overwhelming, especially if they bring you the wine list in a leather bound book or a wine "kindle." However, don't let that intimidate you. Ordering wine in a restaurant should not be scary. That's what we always tell people who say they dread the moment it's time to order the wine.
Two Signal senior managers have been promoted to executive positions at the Santa Clarita Valley's only newspaper, Publisher Ian Lamont announced today.
He is Six Flags' quirky dancing fiend, and soon he'll have his very own coaster.
For the first time in its 13 seasons, the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter has run out of room for clients.
After you've had an injury, whether it's from a car accident or other incident, you need to seek medical treatment as soon as possible.
Is it me, or was the president's State of the Union address one of the most pitiful speeches made by a sitting president? Replete with hyperbole, Bush-bashing, hypocrisy, half-truths and blame avoidance, President Barack Obama was all too predictable.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
I have to respond to Diana Shaw's column in today's issue ("Two-thirds or not two-thirds," Jan. 19).
The Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter extended its hours last week to offer a place for its clients to stay during the series of storms that passed through the SCV.
What is up with all the movies and TV shows about Nostradamus and his prediction the world will end in 2012? Personally, I'm not impressed.
Since its inception more than two decades ago, the city of Santa Clarita has been committed to helping its business community thrive while ensuring a high quality of life for residents.
Today the state Senate failed to listen to California's citizens and passed SB 810 (Leno, D-San Francisco) with a vote of 22-14.
Los Angeles - The nonprofit TreePeople was awarded $2,500 for its award-winning Campus Forestry program from the ERM Foundation.
SEATTLE (AP) - The sister of an American missionary detained for more than a year in North Korea echoed her brother's apology to the nation for crimes he committed and his plea to the U.S. government to ramp up efforts to secure his release.
LONDON (AP) - It was one of the gentlest deaths in soap-opera history, but it has provoked a strong reaction in Britain.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani fighter jets pounded militant positions overnight in the country's northwest following a Taliban bombing campaign against security forces, military officials and residents said Tuesday. The strikes are likely to hamper the government's efforts to hold peace talks with the militant group.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise, according to a South Texas police chief.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Mia Prickett's ancestor was a leader of the Cascade Indians along the Columbia River and was one of the chiefs who signed an 1855 treaty that helped establish the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in Oregon.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - After a blast caused much of an Omaha manufacturing plant to collapse, some workers found themselves buried in debris and others scrambled for their lives.
BOSTON (AP) - Brad Marchand really didn't have an explanation for his recent run. He just wants it to last as long as possible.
ATLANTA (AP) - As the nation remembered and reflected Monday on the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., leaders and everyday Americans talked about how far the country has come in the past 50 years and how much more is to be done.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - There's something about the Detroit Pistons that seems to bring out DeAndre Jordan's best dunks.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - For the past six years, every feature film chosen by the Producers Guild of America for its top honor has gone on to win the best-picture prize at the Academy Awards. Sunday night, Steve McQueen's historical epic "12 Years a Slave" and Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey "Gravity" tied for the guild's highest honor.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's administration is continuing its push to show that Hoboken has not been treated differently than other cities in its efforts to gain Superstorm Sandy relief funding.
There was a reduction in reported Part-1 crimes over the past week with only three. The first was an assault with a deadly weapon in the 27300 block of Arriola Avenue on January 19th. The victim was having a party at his residence when a fight broke out. The suspect retrieved a baseball bat and struck one person and attempted to strike others at the party. He then fled the location.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - At least 10 people have been hospitalized and others could be trapped after an explosion and partial building collapse Monday at an Omaha animal feed processing plant.
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - Crews continue to build containment lines around a wildfire near Los Angeles that destroyed several homes.