If you think U.S. politics has gotten ugly, wait until you've spent some time in the city of Kirkwall. The Templars want to subjugate the mages. The priests of the Chantry don't trust the brutish Qunari. The Dalish elves want to avoid humans altogether.
With music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse, "Chicago" is a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz - with one show-stopping song after another and the astonishing dancing originally choreographed by Fosse. And now it comes to Santa Clarita for five performances.
One of the most poignant stories of the Holocaust, "The Diary of Anne Frank" debuts at the Repertory East Playhouse on Friday, March 11. The production tells of Anne's spirit, optimism and nobility as recounted in the famous diary she kept during World War II.
I will admit to finding myself open-mouthed and riveted to my TV screen quite often these last couple of weeks, watching the train wreck that is Charlie Sheen.
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This is in response to Brian Baker's Wednesday, March 2 letter, "The people voted Republican."
Normally I am proud when I walk my dog on Saturday mornings on our local bike path. I have seen several River Rallies, churches and even 5K runs that clean up the path but this Saturday, I was heartbroken.
It's ironic that Tony Strickland, who chairs the so-called "Taxpayers' Caucus," would oppose the elimination of one of the most inefficient and wasteful programs in the state ("Save jobs by saving the enterprise zones," March 6).
Last week's column discussed how two Realtors somehow found themselves portrayed in a "CSI" script, and how the Court of Appeals said no reasonable person would think the fictional characters were portraying their living, breathing counterparts.
At our practice in the Santa Clarita Valley, it seems every other mother is pregnant with another child.
A Saugus man was arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery after witnesses saw him carrying a replica gun near several businesses at the 26500 of Bouquet Canyon Road, authorities said Thursday. People called authorities at about 6 p.m. Wednesday and reported the 35-year-old was acting strangely, said Sgt. Kevin Blake of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A Saugus man allegedly scuffled with store employees as he tried to steal two bottles of rum from the Canyon Country grocery store, authorities said Thursday.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery debuts its next exhibition Tuesday with a display of more than 70 pieces of art and creative media made by staff and students from Bowman, Canyon, Golden Valley, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch high schools. The exhibition will run through April 7.
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, defended the Defense of Marriage Act in Washington on Thursday when he signed onto a congressional resolution supporting it.
Take a poll among your friends and ask if cutting coupons, watching for specials and being selective consumers are as valued as the etiquette part of shopping. Surveys show that people do wish that consideration and manners were included more in the shopping scene.
DETROIT (AP) - Brisk demand for SUVs and pickup trucks - and five sunny weekends - likely pushed U.S. auto sales to a seven-year high in May.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe and at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine.
The first gubernatorial primary under California's new top-two system has evolved into a typical campaign between Republicans hoping to come in second, pitting a state lawmaker who is a tea party favorite against a socially moderate investment banker making his first run for public office.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw shrugged off a two-run homer by Jose Abreu in the rookie's return from the disabled list, pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Chicago White Sox 5-2 Monday night for his first home win of the season.
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Those cute family decals that show family members and pets may be attracting the wrong kind of attention, according to first responders, who warn that the pictures, taken with other stickers on the car, may provide criminals with too much information.
Carrying leather-bound copies of scripture to church is so 20th century, a recent study indicates, and experts predict a continuing shift from print to palmtop device, such as a smartphone or tablet.
On Father's Day, I gave 40 small children at church paper ties. I asked them to write or draw words of wisdom from their fathers. They looked confused so I explained. I said, "Write or draw what your father tells you. What advice does he give you?" They wrote and colored vigorously for a few minutes until I asked someone to share.
SEATTLE (AP) - One of the six climbers presumed dead after a fall on Mount Rainier was a vice president of Intel Corp. in Southeast Asia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The flight crew that died in a fiery crash aboard Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz's private plane this weekend had flown for the millionaire businessman and philanthropist for a decade, and among them was a pilot who survived an earlier fatal crash, relatives said Monday.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.
Summer is a time for lemonade, swimsuits and sunscreen. Days are longer, and no school means there is more time to spend together as a family. Every year, I have set a goal to accomplish a list of things I want to do over the course of the summer with my family. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls to an end, my list isn't even near completion. Year after year, I realize that I wasted my summer and didn't take full advantage of the extra sunlight and warm weather that I could enjoy with the people I care ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.