Though "summer" won't officially begin until June 21, the summer movie season has been underway for a few weeks now. You may have already gone to see the latest installation of "Pirates" or "Hangover" or "Kung Fu Panda," and more summer movies open today. AP Movie Writer David Germain has compiled an informative list of his most-anticipated summer movies to come, including action, comedy and those he considers "grown up" films. In light of our limitations on space, we provide you with an abbreviated version of his text here.
When we last checked in on Viking leader Erik the Beardable (you remember, he could grow a beard but chose not to), he was dealing with problem employees who were also whistleblowers.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's and Fire departments are offering a free refresher course Saturday in Lancaster for local residents with Community Emergency Response Training.
Klassen Corp., a privately owned architectural and construction firm, recently opened a satellite office in Santa Clarita.
A bill that would allow community colleges to offer more classes by directly charging students, cleared the Assembly on Thursday.
Members of the county's Supervisorial District Boundary Review Committee are extending the public's deadline for submitting comments on redistricting plans to 5 p.m. June 10.
The St. Petersburg Times went live with Neasi-Weber International credit-card services. Neasi-Weber's DISCUS system is used by publishers to manage circulation by offering electronic-only and hybrid subscriptions.
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There are a few items on just about anyone's list of things that define Southern California: the weather, the beach and, of course, Hollywood.
Carole Lutnesss' May 29 letter, "We're living through end times," takes the meaning of hysteria to a whole new level.
I can appreciate the efforts of the city fathers and mothers last week in their attempts to give recognition to the members of the armed forces.
Is it me, or is the new parking facility at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital one of the most hideous structures you have ever seen?
Our lawmakers and regulators want us all to use compact fluorescent light, or CFLs, attempting to convince us by cherry-picking the facts, using much supposition, and without really understanding how consumers use lighting.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Protesters demanding more power for Ukraine's regions stormed the government building in Luhansk with baseball bats Tuesday, seizing control of a key site in one of the largest cities in Ukraine's troubled east.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.
LONDON (AP) - British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from noir drama "Mona Lisa" to animated fantasy "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has died aged 71.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every time a bartender at trendy Los Angeles fusion eatery Luna Park squeezes a shot of lime into a drink these days, owner Peter Kohtz says he winces a little.
Gusty Santa Ana winds, unseasonably high temperatures and low relative humidity are bringing wildfire concerns to Southern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search through cellphones of people they arrest, taking on a new issue of privacy in the face of rapidly changing technology.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.
If you are one of the millions of Americans receiving a refund this year, following are several ways to put your refund to work.
The world as we see it in our own eyes can be stressful, enigmatic, or blessed. Mine is a wonderful place to be.
Let me let you in on a joke I recently experienced.
I take a great deal of pride in living in Santa Clarita. I am a lifelong resident, and I've dedicated myself to serving the community because I believe this is one of the greatest places to live in Southern California.
I've lived in Santa Clarita for decades and I've been privileged to serve you on our City Council.
Mercedes-Benz of Valencia only opened its doors in December 2005, but it already needs to expand.