In the pantheon of such legends as Santa Claus and the Bogeyman, the Tooth Fairy ranks down in the minor leagues, I'd say, with Jack Frost and the Easter Bunny. There is a scene in "Tooth Fairy" when the hero is screamed at by his girlfriend for even BEGINNING to suggest to her 6-year-old that there isn't a Tooth Fairy, but surely this is a trauma a child can survive. Don't kids simply humor their parents to get the dollar?
"Extraordinary Measures" is an ordinary film with ordinary characters in a story too big for it. Life has been reduced to a Lifetime movie. The story, based on fact, is compelling: Two sick children have no more than a year to live when their father determines to seek out a maverick scientist who may have a cure. This is "Lorenzo's Oil" with a different disease, Pompe disease, although it fudges the facts to create a better story. The film centers on two dying children, 9 and 7. In life, most children with Pompe die before age 2, and those ...
Bayonetta is the most flamboyant video-game heroine in a long, long time. Leggy, bespectacled and clad in a skintight black catsuit, she struts across the screen like a model stalking the runway. That model, however, is more campy than sexy, more RuPaul than Gisele.
The Repertory East Playhouse will open its 2010 Season with "Lost in Yonkers," by Neil Simon and sponsored by Mission View Public Schools. "This is classic piece of American literature by one of the finest American playwrights in history. It is an honor to be able to have this magnificent piece on our stage. We are all very excited for this production," said Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston.
Etiquette is needed everywhere, including driving and riding in a vehicle. Being a polite and considerate driver - and passenger - also supports the safety issues of being on the road.
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I am still waiting for Andre Hollings' point from his latest column, ("The taking of America," Jan. 15).
Santa Clarita has been one of the entertainment industry's most-favored back lots for decades.
On Jan. 15, many community members gathered at Santa Clarita City Hall to participate in a public hearing on the topic of the cost of business regulation. The event was hosted by state Sen. George Runner and Assemblyman Cameron Smyth to gauge the impact state regulations are having on small businesses.
In light of the budget crisis which consumed much of the 2009 legislative session, the California Legislature was relatively quiet on the employment law front.
PASADENA, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- NASA's Mars exploration rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get a glimpse deep inside Mars.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local middle school and high school students to participate in the Santa Clarita Transit "Go Green" art contest.
A workshop highlighting the California Fair Elections Act will be presented tonight, Thursday, Jan. 21, by campaign chair Trent Lange, Vice President of the League of Women Voters of California Xandra Kayden, SCV Fair Elections chair Carole Lutness, and Southern California outreach coordinator Robin Gilbert.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined county officials at Fire Camp 2 in La Canada Flintridge to give a storm update Thursday morning.
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.