Santa Clarita's Democratic Alliance for Action (DAA) will host a meeting at 7 p.m. on Jan. 28 at Vincenzo's Pizza, 24504 ½ Lyons Ave. in Newhall. The meeting will feature a presentation from Harrison Katz, who is running for the Santa Clarita City Council. Robin Gilbert from the California Fair Elections Campaign will also discuss the financial influence of lobbyists in California. The organization will also accept nominations for the executive board elections.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host its monthly luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Jan. 19 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
The Relay for Life Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 13, at the Residence Inn. The group is planning the American Cancer Society's 2010 SCV Relay For Life scheduled for May 22 to 23 at Central Park. Local residents interested in working on the planning committee are welcome to attend the meeting. The Residence Inn is located at 25320 The Old Road.
The city of Santa Clarita's Blue Ribbon Task Force is accepting names to be placed in the city's Youth Grove located in Central Park.
It's 9:30 on a quiet Saturday morning on Town Center Drive. After you easily find a parking space, you walk toward the Edwards Valencia Stadium 12 cinema, along with others who've come to experience opera in its newest form. Now in its fourth "digital-satellite" season, the Metropolitan Opera transmits live performances from New York's Lincoln Center, in High Definition, surround-sound and English super-titles, simulcasting to more than 1,000 movie theatres and auditoriums in more than ...
Michael Cera is not a sissy. It's more like he's unusually ... diffident. Laid back to a point approaching the horizontal. Yet he yearns. He's so filled with desire it slops over. I speak not of the real Cera, unknown to me, but of the persona he has perfected in such movies as "Superbad," "Juno," "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" and "Paper Heart."
Amy Adams and Matthew Goode have the charm necessary to float a romantic comedy like "Leap Year," and this is a story that needs their buoyancy. A sort of conspiracy forms between the audience and the screen: We know what has to happen, and the movie knows what has to happen, and the point is to keep us amused. "Leap Year" did better than that: It made me care. It did that by not being too obvious about what it was obviously trying to do.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Dec. 25, 2009 - Jan. 7, 2010 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
"We are five days from fundamentally transforming America" declared Presidential candidate Barack Obama on Oct. 30, 2008.
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:
Parents can help children to take extra precautions to stay well during the New Year. Extra hand-washing and plenty of rest can help stave off colds and coughs.
This past year was an exciting one for Santa Clarita Transit with the introduction of advanced technology, a new route and additional resources for riders.
Regarding "A (parking) lot of trouble" (The Signal, Dec. 31): Caston's has been selling appliances from outside its store for many years.
President Obama reminds me of Elmer Gantry (played in the movie by Burt Lancaster), the politician who came to town to "save" the people.
These days, everyone is looking for ways to save money. Couples who want a divorce are holding off because they cannot afford it.
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.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
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.