Universal Studios Hollywood invites aspiring filmmakers to compete in its annual Halloween Horror Nights short film competition, offering budding directors an opportunity to have their most disturbing horror short films judged by a panel of industry insiders, including horror film auteur Eli Roth, Daily Variety senior writer Marc Graser and Halloween Horror Nights Creative Director John Murdy. The winning film will be awarded a premiere showing on Chiller, a posting on Syfy.com, a cash prize of $1,000 and a trip for two to Halloween Horror Nights' opening night Eyegore Awards at Universal Studios Hollywood.
If a music enthusiast ventures to Vincenzo's on Lyons Avenue in Newhall on a casual Sunday night, expecting to see three washed-up artists belting chords in mid-life crisis, they would be wrong.
"Jewtopia," written by Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson, is a comedy where stereotypes collide, cultures
Newhall's The Coffee House is anything but your average cup of Joe, and there's proof in the pudding, or should I say batter.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival continues in its second weekend with Shakespeare's "As You Like It," set in 1960s California. Adapted by directors Kelly and Mark Petrie, their vision of the play brings characters inspired by Allen Ginsburg, Hunter S. Thompson and the hippie generation. Come sing along and celebrate one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies.
MOMS Club meeting
Running one mile averages out to about 1,500 repetitions of bouncing on one leg.
The public has until Tuesday to submit comments on a grant proposal providing $36,780 to the Sheriff's Crime Prevention Unit.
I've gotten some phone calls about my last column. In it, I discussed the dangers employers face if they incorrectly classify employees as independent contractors, or "IC."
When any area gets built up, it's easy to lose sight of what made it originally appealing.
Anything that makes government more transparent and accountable, I support.
Tuesday, July 19
We tried - so very, very hard.
Manuel Mondragon, 7, practices his freestyle strokes during a swimming class for beginners at Los Angeles County Parks Val Verde pool on Wednesday.
A judge Thursday divided $200 million among the many victims of the 2008 Metrolink train collision in Chatsworth, calling his task "judicial triage" and saying the victims were short-changed by at least $64 million.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Gay Republicans in Texas said Friday they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of "reparative therapy" over worries that even tougher anti-gay language could be added to the party platform.
You are at the ball field watching your son's baseball game. You cheer him on as he rounds home plate. The crowd cheers. You look around as everyone rises to their feet and even though the stands are full, you feel alone.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts - although some wonderful performances - and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
Sacramento, CA – In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the California Legacy License Plate Program, he wanted to do something nice for those who preserve California's classic-car heritage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says he's aware of the controversy over drones and he'll talk to privacy and civil rights groups before deciding whether to use a pair of radio-controlled aerial surveillance craft transferred from the Seattle Police Department.
On Friday, June 6th, 2014, The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 2:30 am Saturday, June 7th, 2014.
PHOENIX (AP) - In a new revelation in the growing Veterans Affairs' scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic VA appointment list have died.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) - Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy wounded during a confrontation with a cyclist was a victim of friendly fire.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Nancy Reagan has visited the California grave of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, on the 10th anniversary of his death.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.