Darth Vader. Batman. Captain James T. Kirk. Now another legendary figure gets the origin-story treatment in Ridley Scott's "Robin Hood." The world probably didn't need another version of this famous tale, even though it arrives with outstanding production values and an impeccable pedigree. Besides Scott, the script comes from Oscar-winning "L.A. Confidential" writer Brian Helgeland, and the heavyweight cast is anchored by Russell Crowe as the title character and Cate Blanchett as Marian. (Solid supporting ...
Juliet might want to take her own life all over again if she knew the gooey depths to which Hollywood would sink in her name to woo an audience. The doomed heroine of "Romeo and Juliet" is the nominal inspiration for "Letters to Juliet," an unbearably predictable romance that would profane her name if it were not lifted a notch by the graceful, if inexplicable, presence of Vanessa Redgrave. The movie takes viewers on a ...
It was hard to tell the losers from the winners after Thursday night's volleyball match between Golden Valley and Laguna Beach. The Breakers beat the Grizzlies 25-14, 25-17, 25-14 in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs at Golden Valley High School, but the Grizzlies were just happy to have made it as far as they did.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a local registered sex offender Thursday on suspicion of possessing child pornography and were also searching for five others who may have illegally moved without alerting authorities, according to a sheriff's report.
The Saugus softball team needed a win to take fourth place in the Foothill League and a chance at an at-large berth into the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs. The Centurions got the win, but not the answers.
For your immediate protection, write a description of your invention and make some sketches to clearly show its features. Sign and date every sheet of paper.
Canyon Country resident Michael Parks searched for a job for nearly seven months after NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory laid him off.
Eleven engine companies and more than 200 firefighters from all over Los Angeles County came to the Castaic location to continue their brush-fire training.
This week's spotlight on the SCV features athletics, community events and an equine photo.
"I've always known something was wrong. I just didn't have a name for it until after I was 30. I've always washed my hands thoroughly, but I noticed other people didn't take as long as I did," said Liz Eager.
Rush Limbaugh has finally come up with a positive and ingenious idea. He is leaving the country and going to Costa Rica, if health care reform passes. Good riddance to bad rubbish. His opponents should jump on Limbaugh's treat and get him a one-way ticket to Costa Rica. I can't afford it, but I would be more then happy to contribute. If for no other reason, I hope that health care reform passes with flying ...
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Regarding "Box score: fascism 5, democracy 4" (The Signal, Jan. 30) - nonsense.
On behalf of the congregation of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and our entire community, we would publicly like to thank the Santa Clarita Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
I guess Bruce McFarland didn't take his meds prior to writing his column ("Call to arms or cautionary tale?," May 11).
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain began to glaze most of the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday, with officials urging people to stay off the roads, as North Texas and other states shook off the early remnants of the powerful storm.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings.
Local residents in the north Valencia housing communities near the Paul Walker crash site are bracing for heavy traffic today as a memorial for Paul Walker and Roger Rodas gets underway from noon- 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California health exchange says it's been giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their permission or knowledge in an effort to hit deadlines for coverage.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A magnitude-4.5 earthquake in central Oklahoma shook residents Saturday, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state, and was followed by two smaller temblors later in the day.
Please let Meghan Blair know how much I applaud and support her for discussing the stigma of depression and Bipolar conditions in Our Community on Dec. 1, 2013.
Bullying is an increasing problem that affects the lives of students every day. This can happen anywhere from school to the online growing social media. When a person is bullied it affects their everyday life.
Cal Poly went big - 32 students strong - at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in technology, the conference challenged attendees to "Think Big, Drive Forward."
The Stevenson Ranch Neighborhood Watch group met Nov. 19 with members of the community and several law enforcement experts including Tim West, retired lieutenant for the Beverly Hills Police Department and resident of Stevenson Ranch.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cavaliers coach Mike Brown delivered a simple message for Kyrie Irving after the All-Star point guard had the first scoreless game of his career Friday night: forget about it.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - UCLA appeared on its way toward another victory before the Bruins' prolific offense dried up.