\ärt\ The conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects. We've discovered there's more than one definition of art and certainly more than one way to enjoy it. As you can imagine, our focus is on the art of wine. Wine for its aesthetic beauty, wine for its collectable value, and wine for its consumable nature. Art appreciation for what's in the bottle, what's outside the bottle and ...
Near the end of the month Escape will feature the best Halloween haunts in the Santa Clarita Valley. Please submit your suggestions to email@example.com. Include the address of the haunt, a description of what will be seen there and the name and contact information for the person(s) in charge. If you can include photos of previous haunts at this location, even better. Escape will publish the most interesting of these. We are looking for true ...
If you are looking for family fun this Friday and Saturday (Oct. 9 and Oct. 10), look no further than Castaic Lake Recreation Area, and the Castaic Days Outdoor Festival.
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 ...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.