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.
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After a lengthy and well-orchestrated campaign by my two young sons, I finally purchased a basketball standard for the driveway. It's the typical rolling model with height adjustment for the rim and a large base to fill with water or sand.
Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
The following crimes were reported in Zone 2, Castaic/Val Verde.
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SAN CRISTOBAL, Dominican Republic (AP) - They suffer searing headaches, a burning fever and so much pain in their joints they can barely walk or use their hands. It's like having a terrible flu combined with an abrupt case of arthritis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records. It's the first legislative response to the disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and the Senate is expected to take it up. But civil liberties activists and technology companies say the bill doesn't go nearly far enough.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett has been charged with a misdemeanor following his arrest at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for allegedly refusing to cooperate with police.
URUMQI, China (AP) - Attackers hurled bombs from two SUVs that plowed through shoppers at a busy street market in China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang on Thursday, killing 31 people and wounding more than 90, local officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. The government wants to require that travelers be told upfront about basic services that aren't included in the price of a ticket and how much extra they'll cost.
TAMPA, Florida (AP) - In the 2008 movie "Iron Man," the main character becomes a superhero after building a suit of armor with an exoskeleton that gives him incredible strength.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California's state parks director abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday, just 19 months after he took control of a department that had been rocked by years of fiscal mismanagement.
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.