Remember the mass panic that spread through the country during Orson Welles' 1938 radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds?" Welles' dramatization brought the story to life for hundreds of thousands of people. Anybody who's ever felt nostalgia for or curiosity about the days when radio was king should pay a visit to the Old Tyme Radio Theatre group. Opening its second show this Saturday night at 8 p.m. with "The Seventh Victim" and "The ...
Like most fans of history, I get a kick out of standing at a spot where something of historical importance once took place. It's an added thrill if I happen to be there on an anniversary of the event in question. That's why I was positively giddy last month to be at Rancho Camulos near Piru exactly 100 years to the day from the filming of the 1910 movie "Ramona," which was directed by the ...
It's clear we're in fantasyland early on in "Just Wright," when the New Jersey Nets play their home opener in front of a sold-out, raucous crowd on their way to winning the Eastern Conference championship. And the whole world - not just the sports media but also the trashy gossip magazines - is fascinated by the team's star player, Scott McKnight, chasing him around to find out who he's dating and speculating about what he'll ...
Given that "Shrek Forever After" is the first film in the franchise in 3-D, it's surprisingly flat - and we're not just talking about the look of it. This fourth and allegedly final installment in the series is lifeless, joyless and woefully devoid of the upbeat energy that distinguished the earlier movies - well, at least the first two. If "Shrek the Third" from 2007 felt tired, "Shrek Forever After" is practically narcoleptic. Brief bursts ...
Six College of the Canyons employees were recognized Thursday for their dedication as part of the community college's 40th anniversary awards luncheon.
As part of its Main Stage season, the Repertory East Playhouse will open the musical-comedy "The Wedding Singer" tonight. The play takes us back to 1985, where rock-star wannabe Robbie Heart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of the party, until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. With a brand new score that pays homage to the ...
About 300 Santa Clarita Valley commuters chose pedal-powered, two-wheeled transportation Thursday, participating in the city's seventh annual Bike to Work Day. The event is framed around a competition between Santa Clarita businesses and organizations to see which employer has the most employees bicycle to work. Among the participants was Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, which had 30 employees riding to work.
The Hart softball team has got to love L.A. L.A. being the Indians' catcher Lauren Anderson.
Students, school districts and education groups from across California joined Thursday in suing the state of California with the hope of developing a new way to pay for public education.
The Saugus softball team has battled in a lot of close games this season. Unfortunately for the Centurions, they found themselves on the wrong side of another one Thursday, suffering a 3-2 defeat to Simi Valley in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs at Simi Valley High School.
I suspect the early days of our nation's elections were much different than they are today. TV and radio was extremely limited.
I'd like to raise some questions about the logic and tone of your "Getting serious about the hospital" editorial in the May 9 edition, which ends in the unwarranted bashing of SCOPE (of which I am not a member).
Santa Clarita's reputation as a family friendly, peaceful city is being threatened by an out-of-control population of coyotes.
Undoubtedly, California's Fair Employment and Housing Act is a vital statute that codifies the state's broad fundamental policy prohibiting employment discrimination based on, among other things, race, religion, sex, marital status, medical condition, national origin or disability.
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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - UCLA appeared on its way toward another victory before the Bruins' prolific offense dried up.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
The premise of this democracy is based on electing those representatives who will make decisions in the interests of all of the people, not just the rich, corporations, or special interests.
Mayor Kellar seems to believe that anyone who originally opposed the roundabout should have no voice on what sort of art display will be chosen or whether to "do nothing."
Redemption. That's what 2013 was for the Santa Clarita Valley as a football community.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jabari Brown scored 22 points and Jordan Clarkson added 21 to help Missouri upset No. 18 UCLA 80-71 on Saturday.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles International Airport is dealing with brown, contaminated water at its international terminal, which is undergoing renovations.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Merrill Newman was tired and looking forward to reuniting with his family, but he was all smiles Saturday after arriving at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - Newlyweds just three weeks removed from their wedding day lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - A couple married for just three weeks lured a man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as the cold snap that covered much of the nation knocked out power and made roads treacherous Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - What next for South Africa?