OutWest, a boutique in Old Town Newhall that celebrates the spirit of the West, is hosting an evening of Western music and poetry on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. Singer/songwriter John Bergstrom and cowboy poet Joe Herrington will entertain with homespun stories and songs. "If you haven't had the pleasure of listening to John Bergstrom or Joe Herrington who hail from our very own Santa Clarita Valley, then you owe it to yourself to ...
On Thursday, Oct. 1, a select few guests attended the MMX party at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall. The event was a casual gathering announcing the REP's 2010 season. All was revealed in a short video produced by Managing Director Mikee Schwinn.
"Good Hair" is a documentary about black women and their hair. Chris Rock, the host and narrator, is a likable man, quick, truly curious, with the gift of encouraging people to speak openly about a subject they usually keep private. He conveys a lot of information, but also some unfortunate opinions and misleading facts. That doesn't mean the movie isn't warm, funny and entertaining.
"Couples Retreat" tells the story of four troubled couples and how they're healed by sitcom formulas. Why are they troubled? Because the screenplay says so. It contains little comedy except for free-standing one-liners, and no suspense except for the timing of the obligatory reconciliation. It doesn't even make you think you'd like to visit its island paradise.
Free family fun and finding homes for Los Angeles County shelter animals are the focus of the Ninth Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair at Newhall's William S. Hart Park on Sunday, Oct. 11.
Santa Clarita is home to tens of thousands of beautiful oak trees. They blanket our local mountains, line our streams and add a charming aesthetic to our natural landscape.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! 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:
Presently, the Golden State's K-12 public schools suffer abysmally low rankings in math and science scores, graduation and college-going rates, and the like when compared to the nation's K-12 public schools.
As the economy continues to struggle, more and more people are seeking assistance to feed their families.
I'm voting for Suzan Solomon for Hart District Board because I want my children and all of the children attending Hart district schools to be represented by someone who will not pussyfoot around in order to get Castaic High School built, who will effectively manage bond money, ensure transparency for all monies spent and will keep state budget cuts out of our classrooms.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Sept. 25 - Oct. 3, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Kathylane Hess said she's not afraid to die. But she's not ready to leave her daughters. "I want to be able to see Jenny graduate and go to college and get married and see her first baby," Hess said Thursday, referring to her youngest daughter. "I see my girls, I see my grandchildren and I just - I'm not ready to go yet." Hess, 51, said she recently stopped chemotherapy for leukemia because the treatments ...
The School of Dance at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia will host the third annual Commuter Festival today in the Sharon Disney Lund Dance Theatre. Admission is free but seating is limited.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Even as the U.S. economy has exhibited signs of stability in recent months, financial professionals have not seen solid evidence that business conditions have turned the corner.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Banks and credit unions collected nearly $24 billion in overdraft fees last year, an increase of 35 percent from just two years earlier, a new study by the Center for Responsible lending shows.
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
Valentine's heart-y walk
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.