Craig Shoemaker, aka the "Lovemaster," will return to J.R.'s comedy Club for two shows tonight, Friday, July 1, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., and two shows tomorrow night, July 2, at the same times. Named Comedian of the Year by the American Comedy Awards on ABC, Shoemaker's half-hour Comedy Central special has been voted by viewers as one of the network's Top 20 stand-up specials of all time.
A new play festival will be featured for one weekend only, July 8 and 9, at 8 p.m. at The SCV Space theatre, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus, CA 91350. The festival, called Shorts, Mediums and Longs, features new work from California playwrights that is either 10 minutes long, 30 minutes long, or is mad up of excerpts of 60 minute plays. Novice and experienced authors alike will be presented, as more than 60 entries were submitted for the festival. The staged readings, performed by a medley of great local talent, runs from the humorous to the dramatic. And ...
A new state budget was signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The day of the debt ceiling adjustment is just about five weeks away.
One of my sons, while young, had a proclivity for answering his parents' questions with what he thought they wanted to hear, and with what he thought would be less demanding on him.
The Better Hearing Institute is urging people to pack earplugs when heading out to this year's Fourth of July celebrations and to exercise safety whenever around fireworks.
Santa Clarita Public Library launch
About 100 Saugus Union School District students celebrated their newfound artistic skills Thursday during a concert at Rosedell Elementary School in Saugus.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights; that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
A brigade of comic book and theme-park enthusiasts, as well as children from the Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club, helped power up the latest addition to Six Flags Magic Mountain on Thursday as the park's 18th roller coaster, Green Lantern: First Flight, debuted.
Tuesday, July 5
A 57-year-old Sylmar woman lost her dog in Castaic after a car crash Monday.
Boston Scientific applauded the approval of the America Invents Act of 2011, passed this week by the U.S. House of Representatives, in a statement issued by the company. Designed to modernize the country's patent system, the Senate approved a similar bill in March.
Olympic gold medalist Kim Rhode brought a pocketful of medals to share with participants of the third annual Wild West Trap Shoot to benefit Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included domestic violence, grand theft auto, petty theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Flights from airports in the Los Angeles area were grounded for more than an hour Wednesday due to a computer failure at an air traffic control facility in the region, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The Board of Equalization opened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Schools and homes were evacuated Wednesday as dry, gusty winds fanned a smoky wildfire in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains in California.