When I was a kid, they didn't make video games based on movies. But if you wanted to relive, say, "Star Wars," you could buy the action figures. If you didn't have all the dolls, you could recruit substitutes: GI Joe could fill in for Darth Vader, Barbie could understudy Princess Leia, and you could make C-3PO and R2-D2 out of Legos.
Break out your sun dresses and Tommy Bahama shirts, tomorrow night, June 26, the Repertory East Playhouse will host its summer fundraiser at a private, waterside Valencia residence starting at 7 p.m. The Summer Evening with the REP carries a "Cheeseburger in Paradise" theme (in reference to the Jimmy Buffett song) and will be a relaxed, casual evening of good food and good times.
It's a universal truth that wine properly paired with food creates a gastronomical masterpiece for those who enjoy the pleasures of a good meal. Books, websites and classes are devoted to this subject and available for those interested in learning the fine art of food and wine pairing.
In sports, and in every walk of life, patience is a virtue.
As the summer begins, there are barbecues, parties, holidays, and all kinds of get-togethers.
As our Founding Fathers understood, the role of an effective government is keeping the peace. That is all.
Thank you so much, California Federation of Women, for bringing to my attention the efforts of the hard-working members of the California Assembly (80 members) and the California Senate (40 members).
It is interesting to watch the maneuverings in Sacramento as legislators attempt to deal with a massive budget deficit, which most would agree was caused by irresponsible spending and a declining economy.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
This week's spotlight in the Santa Clarita Valley highlights schools, athletics and fundraising efforts.
The fourth annual magic show benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita will take place July 24 at the West Ranch High School theater.
The nonprofit Soldiers' Angels organization is now using text messaging to accept donations.
This summer, the College of the Canyons Allied Health Division will host a series of information meetings designed to introduce students and the public to the college's recently approved Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program and the various employment opportunities available in the high-demand medical and biotechnical lab industries.
Johannesburg (AP) - Defending champion Italy was eliminated Thursday from the World Cup with a humbling 3-2 loss to Slovakia.
Fancisco Ceron, 35, has been arrested and the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has filed one felony count of lewd acts with a child and one felony count of false imprisonment against him, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
At-large voting has all of us voting on all Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
Instead of lambasting the ACA, why not put that energy and time into trying
The ardent zeal of the pitiful mind set constantly at fever pitch to maintain the imbecilic quest to paint Americans as racists pushes the boundary of sanity versus psychosis.
Just when I thought maybe it was time to settle down over Common Core, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan renewed the fire of discontent on both ends of the political spectrum with the following: "It's fascinating to me that some of the pushback (against Common Core) is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who - all of a sudden - their child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn't quite as good as they thought they were, and that's pretty scary."
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.