The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host its monthly luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Jan. 19 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
The Relay for Life Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 13, at the Residence Inn.
The city of Santa Clarita's Blue Ribbon Task Force is accepting names to be placed in the city's Youth Grove located in Central Park.
It's 9:30 on a quiet Saturday morning on Town Center Drive. After you easily find a parking space, you walk toward the Edwards Valencia Stadium 12 cinema, along with others who've come to experience opera in its newest form. Now in its fourth "digital-satellite" season, the Metropolitan Opera transmits live performances from New York's Lincoln Center, in High Definition, surround-sound and English super-titles, simulcasting to more than 1,000 movie theatres and auditoriums in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Michael Cera is not a sissy. It's more like he's unusually ... diffident. Laid back to a point approaching the horizontal. Yet he yearns. He's so filled with desire it slops over. I speak not of the real Cera, unknown to me, but of the persona he has perfected in such movies as "Superbad," "Juno," "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" and "Paper Heart."
Amy Adams and Matthew Goode have the charm necessary to float a romantic comedy like "Leap Year," and this is a story that needs their buoyancy. A sort of conspiracy forms between the audience and the screen: We know what has to happen, and the movie knows what has to happen, and the point is to keep us amused. "Leap Year" did better than that: It made me care. It did that by not being too obvious about what it was obviously trying to do.
"We are five days from fundamentally transforming America" declared Presidential candidate Barack Obama on Oct. 30, 2008.
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Parents can help children to take extra precautions to stay well during the New Year. Extra hand-washing and plenty of rest can help stave off colds and coughs.
This past year was an exciting one for Santa Clarita Transit with the introduction of advanced technology, a new route and additional resources for riders.
Regarding "A (parking) lot of trouble" (The Signal, Dec. 31): Caston's has been selling appliances from outside its store for many years.
President Obama reminds me of Elmer Gantry (played in the movie by Burt Lancaster), the politician who came to town to "save" the people.
These days, everyone is looking for ways to save money. Couples who want a divorce are holding off because they cannot afford it.
Lennar Corp.'s stock rose more than 15 percent Thursday after the CEO said he sees a trend in rising prices and anticipates the homebuilder will be profitable this year.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.