Here are events at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons this weekend and next:
Snow is coming to downtown Los Angeles Dec. 12 and 13, as part of the Free Winter Holiday Festival at Pershing Square, where live entertainment, puppet shows, a miniature train village, make and take arts & crafts, photo mementos and more, get you in the holiday spirit.
A man in his 60s after the death of his wife is a leaky ship without a bailer. Frank Goode has everything above deck shipshape, but he's sinking. The garden is his pride and joy. Everything inside is mopped, scrubbed, polished, dusted, arranged and alphabetized. He buys big steaks and a new electric grill to cook them on. He selects a wine with the advice of a clueless stock boy. He reclines in his lawn chair on his manicured lawn and awaits the arrival of his four children.
"Brothers" is the new film by Jim Sheridan, a director who has a sure hand with stories about families ("In America," "In the Name of the Father," "The Boxer"). This one is about a family twisted from its natural form when the father leaves for service in Afghanistan just after his brother comes home from prison. The good brother goes into harm's way while the bad brother is shielded by his own misbehavior.
Saugus High School's theater department will wrap up the vampire-themed production "A Vampire Story" tonight and Saturday.
The College of the Canyons Allied Health Division will introduce its new Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program in spring 2010.
Prosecutors chose not to press charges earlier this week against a Valencia man accused of pointing a gun at his girlfriend, authorities said.
This December, Metrolink's Holiday Toy Express returns to the Santa Clarita Valley, bringing holiday cheer and collecting toys for families in need.
Santa Clarita Community College District trustee Joan MacGregor was sworn into her fifth term and trustee Michael Berger to his first term Wednesday night. The board also selected trustee Scott Wilk as board president for 2010. Trustee Michele Jenkins was elected to vice president and Berger as clerk.
Elementary school was quite a while ago for Shaira Bhanji, 18, but the College of the Canyons student still cares about the Newhall School District music program that once nourished her own talent.
Golden Valley High School choir will host a live auction at 7 p.m. tonight at the school's new theater. The choir will host a rummage sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday. All proceeds will benefit the school's choir and theater guild.
Even in a recession, gift giving doesn't go out of style. The grandeur of the gift may change, but the act itself remains intact.
Longtime SCV resident Laurie Morgan puts on a producer's cap for the first time with the Group Rep's production of the Los Angeles premiere of a new musical version of "A Christmas Carol" at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood.
On New Year's Day 2010, millions of fans from around the world will be in Pasadena for the 121st Tournament of Roses Parade. Many spectators will spend days camping out on the street in hopes of getting a good spot to watch the parade. What many people don't know is that you can reserve seats for the best parade view in the house through Pasadena's Sharp Seating.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will host a free, walk-in H1N1 vaccination clinic on Dec. 4 at the city's Sports Complex Activities Center.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
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.
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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.
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