Lasse Hallstrom's "Dear John" tells the heartbreaking story of two lovely young people who fail to find happiness together because they're trapped in an adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel. Their romance leads to bittersweet loss that's so softened by the sweet characters that it feels like triumph. If a Sparks story ended in happiness, the characters might be disappointed. They seem to have their noble, resigned dialogue already written. Hemingway wrote one line that ...
In the space of just a few weeks, we have movies starring Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson and John Travolta. It's like the early '90s all over again.
Angeles National Forest's Los Angeles River Ranger District is recruiting men and women for jobs Saturday, officials said.
Disney's smash hit "High School Musical 2" will come to life on the CTG stage this Saturday night. The East High gang will all be there for an action-packed extravaganza as Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay and the rest of the Wildcats finish their junior year and blast onto the summer scene. They all get jobs at the Lava Springs Country Club, where Sharpay reigns supreme since her dad owns the country club.
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses," -Emma Lazarus in her poem inscribed in bronze at the base of the Statue of Liberty. The AFL-CIO says the same, by advocating amnesty for 12 million illegal immigrants already in the United States. In a recent study, called "Gaming the System," the AFL-CIO argues against the legal immigration path enabled by the H-1B visa program, claiming that it "steals jobs" from Americans. I say, ...
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Jan. 30-Feb. 4, 2010,featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
This is one of several images highlighting today's Signal Photo Spotlight page, The Signal's weekly visual look at life in the Santa Clarita Valley.
It's no secret that Santa Clarita residents enjoy a high quality of life. Each year, 100 percent of residents' tax dollars are re-invested locally to fund projects residents and businesses have told us are important for our city. The city's Capital Improvement Program consists of a wide variety of projects. Capital-improvement projects include everything from the construction of curbs, gutters, sidewalks and public access ramps, to major city facilities like the city's sports complex and ...
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Though admittedly I live outside your area, we also suffer from the failure of our local, state and federal government to deal with illegal immigration.
A storm is expected to dump several inches of rain on Southern California today and Saturday. For the Santa Clarita Valley, the National Weather Service has forecast rain after 10 a.m. today, with light winds and potential for a thunderstorm tonight. And with more rain on the way, road damage from storms that hit Southern California last month will impair travel through the Angeles National Forest for weeks. The California Department of Transportation says a ...
It's Olympic time again! How exciting to watch the athletes make their dreams come true and get inspired by their stories.
This is not being written in defense of what Bob Kellar said, or of his right to say it, because his words need no defense or approval.
When the issue of estate planning comes up, some people tell me, "Oh, we've already taken care of that." Then I ask them some specific questions about their plan, and the answer is almost always "I don't know."
My son and I attended the fabulous Almost Free Family Theater Series at College of the Canyons last Saturday (Jan. 30).
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread Thursday, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - A dump truck collided with a school bus Thursday at a rural southwestern Idaho intersection, killing an 11-year-old boy and injuring four other children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for Amanda Bynes says the actress has left an inpatient mental health treatment facility and is back with her parents.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Serious news has bumped fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy off "SportsCenter."
NEW YORK (AP) - Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
There were a total of five part one crimes reported in Zone 3 during the above dates. Here are some details regarding some of the crimes.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning ...
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.