SANTA MONICA, Calif., /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog praised the U.S. Department of Justice yesterday for opposing the amended Google Books Settlement. The DOJ said that while there were improvements in the amended settlement, problems with class certification, copyright and antitrust issues remained.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - There's no denying that the Super Bowl is all about money, and lots of it. Consider that advertisers will spend as much as $3 million to grab your attention during the football championship in hopes of convincing you to buy their products.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons presents "Spirit of Uganda," featuring a vibrant cast of 22 singers and dancers ages 6 to 18, on the main stage Saturday night, Feb. 6. The troupe's dynamic choreography, bright, layered standing-drum rhythms, and gorgeous call-and-response vocals bring to life the sounds and movements of East Africa.
Last month, nearly 800 local students, families and community members filled the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons for the second installment of the PAC's Almost Free Family Series, sponsored by McDonald's of Santa Clarita.
Listen up, rock lovers: After a short three decades, alternative rock radio station KROQ-FM 106.7 Los Angeles has installed signal boosters, thus expanding their airwaves and listening area.
Student concert promoters from the Hart district's Yes I Can social-inclusion program have put out the call for sponsors to help fund the students' seventh annual "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social-Inclusion Concert." "We need the support of the community, because we're doing something groundbreaking here - using music to break down social barriers," said Bret Lieberman, Yes I Can program advisor at Golden Valley High School. "We're like the 'School of Rock' meets concert ...
Some actors are blessed. Jeff Bridges is one of them. Ever since his first starring role in "The Last Picture Show" in 1971, he has, seemingly without effort, created a series of characters who we simply believe, even the alien "Starman." He doesn't do this with mannerisms but with their exclusion; his acting is as clear as running water. Look at him playing Bad Blake in "Crazy Heart." The notion of a broke-down, boozy country ...
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 ...
Snapshot for the Week of 12/02/2013 through 12/08/2013 Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Crime Prevention Unit Zone 5-Valencia had thirteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included robbery, theft from an unlocked vehicle, and shoplifting from local businesses.
There were four Part 1 Crimes in Zone 2. There was one commercial burglary reported from a church in Val Verde. Several musical instruments and electronic equipment were stolen. There were three thefts from vehicles reported from Val Verde as well. All three vehicles had a window smashed. The owners reported miscellaneous personal items and tools were taken.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Thank you for taking the time to read this week's Zone 3 Nixle report. During the above dates Zone 3 had six reported part one crimes. Here are some details regarding some of the crimes:
Good morning Saugus. We saw a rise in reported Part-1 crimes over the past week with eight. The most concerning crime was a residential burglary in the 22700 block of Derby Place on November 5th. The victim is in the process of moving and discovered that miscellaneous clothing and electronics had been taken from the house. Detectives are following up with possible suspect information on this incident.
Celebrity reactions to the 71st annual Golden Globe nominations, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif. The awards will be given Jan. 12.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's law minister said Thursday that the government has not abandoned efforts to make homosexuality legal, and that the country must take swift action to challenge a Supreme Court decision banning same-sex relations.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he was a faker.
TORONTO (AP) - Four games, four wins, two shutouts and three goals allowed. Martin Jones is off to quite a start in the NHL.
BOSTON (AP) - Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.