Why bother to remake "Fame" if you don't have a clue about why the 1980 movie was special? Why take a touching experience and make it into a shallow exercise? Why begin with an R-rated look at plausible kids with real problems and tame it into a PG-rated after-school special? Why cast actors who are sometimes too old and experienced to play seniors, let alone freshmen?
This Halloween theatergoers can experience the thrill of "Phantom" at the Canyon Theatre Guild's playhouse in Old Town Newhall.
Comedian Paul Ogata, winner of the 2007 San Francisco International Comedy Competition, will headline "Comedy for Canines," a fundraiser to benefit The Brittany Foundation, at Valencia's JR's Comedy Club on Friday, Oct. 2.
College of the Canyons officials have received notice from some local residents that solicitors, representing themselves as COC students, have been going door-to-door in Santa Clarita Valley neighborhoods allegedly selling magazine subscriptions and claiming that sales will help them defray the high cost of college textbooks.
Friends of Hart Park and Museum will host their 16th annual Hart of the West Pow Wow from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The Pow Wow will feature dancers, drummers and numerous displays of arts and crafts at William S. Hart Park at 24151 Newhall Avenue.
Newhall California Highway Patrol officers will be on the lookout for drunk drivers tonight.
Members of the SCV Sheriff's Department enter the Tony Alamo Christian Church after gunshots were reported near the compound Thursday afternoon. Officers checked the building but did not find any suspects or injured persons. The surrounding areas were also investigated but turned out inconclusive.
Twenty-nine unlicensed contractors showed at a Saugus home last week for what they thought were potential work bids.
According to the Alliance for Health Reform, a non-partisan group, health care costs tripled between 1990 and 2007, and with no changes will account for 25 percent of the nation's economy by the year 2025.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 25th annual Home and Business Expo is set for Oct. 9 to 11 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
When I consult with a potential client regarding a family law matter, I find that many times litigants do not fully understand all the free help that is available through the Superior Court, which if used, can help save them significant amounts of time and money.
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Many readers have responded to Bruce McFarland's "Democratic Voices" column on "nut jobs" (The Signal, Opinion, Aug. 24), but nobody has really addressed the most important point McFarland was trying to make.
Thank you, community of Santa Clarita for all the books you generously donated to the recent Feeding Body & Mind book drive.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
There's darkness in my neighborhood and I'm wondering if anyone else has noticed. I don't understand it, but Wiley Canyon Road from Lyons Avenue to Old Orchard is dark, dark, dark. Except for light at intersection, the street is cloaked in black at night.
Cam Noltemeyer of SCOPE says the Disney Golden Oak Ranch expansion will "compound traffic problems in the area."
The column in the Jan. 8 issue of the paper (Gary Horton, "There goes retirement security") must have been written by "Horton Hears a Who."
Sunday was a warm night for "Frozen" co-director and former CalArts student Chris Buck, who took home a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film.
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.