Sugar plum fairies and Frosty? Check. Angels and reindeer? Check. How about Handel's "Hallelujah!" and Irving Berlin's "White Christmas"? Check. Whatever charms your heart and lifts your spirits at this time of year, it will all be here in the Santa Clarita Master Chorale's "Holiday Show of Shows," the celebration of the best of television's holiday offerings. Plus, the Chorale is welcoming back the Children's Honor Choir to its stage - even if they are offering up the "Grinch."
In case you missed it, the 2011 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree made a four-hour stop in at the Saugus Speedway last Saturday.
The article concerning bright lights and filming ("Bright lights bother Bridgeport residents," Nov. 10) left out a very important fact to consider.
We've been reading about many thefts of bicycles, mostly expensive ones, and that they usually occur when the owner forgets to close the front garage door.
I love Thanksgiving, and it is more than just getting together with family, rooting against the Dallas Cowboys and eating turkey. It's also more than our morning-after family tradition of having ice cream sundaes for breakfast (don't ask).
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How many times have you heard that the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day?
Tuesday, Nov. 22
There are people who like to push the bounds of proper civil behavior, and then there are those with chutzpah.
SAN FERNANDO - Three young Canyon Country men, all clad in bright orange jail uniforms, appeared in San Fernando Superior Court on Thursday to face charges in the Halloween slaying of a would-be good Samaritan.
California Highway Patrol officers and Los Angeles County firefighters responded to a report of a five-car traffic collision on the northbound side of Highway 14 just south of the Sand Canyon Road exit at 4:09 p.m. today.
A high point of the California Institute of the Arts School of Theater's fall season is a new innovative presentation of Max Frisch's "The Firebugs," directed by Deena Selenow.
Teachers, students and parents can now submit their applications on what they think the theme should be for the 2012 Red Ribbon Week.
The Santa Clarita Public Library and Mayor Marsha McLean invite lovers of reading to the Book Club Extravaganza from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The sponsors of ballot propositions can step in to defend their initiatives from legal challenges if the governor and attorney general refuse to do so, California's highest court said Thursday in a precedent-setting ruling that could prove pivotal to the future of the state's same-sex marriage ban and its notoriously vigorous citizens' initiative process.
Why do we not get fine films out here in SCV?
The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA today from 10:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pulled out the paper this bright Monday morning and started reading. Of course, I have my bagel with strawberry cream cheese, oat bran cereal and tall glass of orange juice at the ready. I know how to start my holiday day.
This past weekend, two Santa Clarita natives earned The Master's College men's and women's track team's All-American honors at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama while The Master's College men's basketball team gained depth in the form of a transfer player from Michigan State University.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Europe's moves to rein in Google - including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name - may be seen in Brussels as striking a blow for the little guy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A team of mutants overpowered one massive mutant monster at the box office during the Memorial Day holiday.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - The official World Cup song is definitely striking a chord - the wrong one with many in host country Brazil.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A robbery and shooting left two men injured early Sunday, authorities said, just 24 hours after an Indiana man was fatally shot in the same parking lot near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - The threats of suicide and violence captured in Elliott Rodger's online videos were unsettling, even terrifying.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The finish at the Indianapolis 500 was worth the wait for Ryan Hunter-Reay.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Josh Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his stellar career and the first in the majors this season, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Sunday.
At approximately 6pm, on Saturday, May 24, 2014, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Summer Violent Crime Enforcement Program (SVCEP) stopped a vehicle for routine traffic violations. Upon contacting the driver, deputies could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver was detained pending a narcotics investigation, and the vehicle was searched. Inside the vehicle's trunk, deputies found all the makings for a lab, used to extract hash oil (also known as honey oil) from marijuana. Seized were hundreds of cans of butane, laboratory style glassware, a scale, a portable stove ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - It's graduation day for movie star Emma Watson.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - An exit poll on Sunday showed that billionaire candy-maker Petro Poroshenko won Ukraine's presidential election outright in the first round - a vote that authorities hoped would unify the deeply fractured nation.
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps' chaplain has reminded a New York City congregation not to forget the sacrifice of fallen soldiers around the world.