Last week we were out to dinner with friends to celebrate a special birthday. Throughout the course of the evening we found ourselves not only toasting our friend's special day, but also toasting to a good week, a successful business deal, vacation and several other events that everyone shared. This led us to think about the rituals of toasting, clinking glasses and other traditions surrounding the pleasure of drinking wine.
One of the most recognized and celebrated musicals of all time will come to the Repertory East Playhouse tonight, May 13. The production, directed by Mark Kaplan, explores the chaotic time period leading up to Nazi rule of Germany, and an intimate form of theatre called cabaret.
On behalf of Santa Clarita Valley commuters, we applaud Metrolink for piloting its new rush-hour express train service between Santa Clarita and Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.
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Is it unlucky to rework your Friday the 13th column from last year? Let's find out:
You may recall my column in 2010 about how Barbie got spanked by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in its litigation against Bratz. In 2010, the 9th Circuit reversed a $100 million verdict in favor of Mattel against MGA, the owner of the Bratz line of dolls.
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Thanks to the voter-approved Proposition 11 and Proposition 20, the method of drawing new boundaries for Congress, State Board of Equalization, Senate and Assembly has been given to an independent citizens commission.
Popular Santa Clarita Valley rock band The McGrath Project has just signed a three-album recording deal with Brooklyn West Records, a division of Universal Records.
The SCV Senior Foundation will host its third annual Summer Golf Showdown at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia on Monday, June 20 teeing off at 9 a.m.
Editor's note: Jane Robison, the court's Public Information Officer, said she gave Signal reporter Jonathan Randles "the wrong sentencing" for Armik Sohrabian. The lead of this story has been updated to reflect the correct sentence. Comments relating to the error have been removed.
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A red flag warning for fire danger is posted for much of Southern California as dry and gusty Santa Ana are once again expected to blow through the region.
As a former parks commissioner for the city of Santa Clarita, I am deeply passionate about ensuring our residents enjoy quality recreation facilities, beautiful outdoor space and a healthy way of life.
Ask yourself the honest question: Did you truly believe The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, or ACA, was going to work as promised? If the answer is "yes," then did you earnestly think through the practical workings of the program?
ANAHEIM (AP) - Two days before Anaheim visits the Los Angeles Kings for their high-profile showcase under the stars, the Ducks showed they're willing to get just as gritty as their rivals to grind out a win.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, where the seven-time champion failed to break par in the opening round for first time in his career.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team's tough preleague schedule paid off in its opening game of Heritage League play.
MIAMI (AP) - It's not common for Chris Bosh to put up a big number of shots.
MONTREAL - Are toddlers' tantrums and aggression the result of nature or nurture? A study out of Canada says genes might have more to do with it than previously thought.
A majority of college presidents around the U.S. have panned the new proposal by the Obama administration to create a college rating system, although some educational think tanks believe the plan can be fixed.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - When he debuted five years ago, Justin Bieber was a mop-haired heartthrob, clean cut and charming. But a series of troubling incidents have put his innocent image at risk, and none more so than his arrest on DUI charges Thursday.
Detectives Seeking Help from the Public in Locating a Missing Adult Who Was Last Seen in Sept 2013
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday told Texas business leaders eager for changes to immigration laws that House Republicans will tackle reform in pieces and ruled out negotiations with the Senate on its comprehensive measure.
PHOENIX (AP) - A passenger on a Greyhound bus traveling through Arizona "went berserk" and attacked the driver early Thursday, causing the bus to swerve violently and go off the highway before other passengers subdued him, witnesses and authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has issued a sweeping declaration that opposes efforts to relax Utah's famously strict liquor laws.