You know you've done it. At least once in your life, and hopefully only in early grade school, you slipped someone of romantic interest one of those notes with a heart on it that read, "Will you be my girlfriend (or boyfriend)?" and had two check boxes, one for "Yes" and one for "No." And if your intended filled in her or his own box with "Maybe," well, it was just maddening.
Though I was sorely tempted to continue with malapropisms this week (unintentional use of the wrong word), as there are so many of them popping up out there all the time, I will limit myself to the one I came across that tempted me.
Canyon Theatre Guild
This isn't your typical Santa Clarita Valley pastrami. This is the pastrami sandwich of your dreams - if your dreams include a soft roll and tender, tasty, Vienna pastrami from Chicago.
Now, I don't credit fortune cookies with any more power to predict the future than I do horoscopes. However, I always enjoy reading both, if only to see just how far off the mark they are, or just how vague they can be … you know, vague enough so that those fools of us who read them might imagine there is some truth there and actually think they were written by wise wizards in tune with the universal vibration.
J.R.'s Comedy Club
This was originally published in the Ventura County Star on April 7, 2012.
This year's annual Celebrating YOUth Sports Festival will be held tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex at 20870 Centre Pointe Parkway, Saugus, CA 91350. The free festival is designed to bring the community together to raise awareness about the important role physical activity plays in the lives of young people. There will be tennis, golf, football, hockey, volleyball, baseball, rock climbing, interactive fitness equipment, trampoline jumping, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, fencing, stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking, as well demonstrations at the skate park. Some of the region ...
This year's annual Celebrating YOUth Sports Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex at 20870 Centre Pointe Parkway, Saugus, CA 91350.
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Cirque du Soleil returns to Los Angeles with "Michael Jackson, The Immortal World Tour" for two performances at the Staples Center.
Music lovers of all ages can enjoy a musical tour around the world when the Orange County Great Park, in association with Irvine Barclay Theatre, presents a diverse mix of internationally acclaimed musicians, dancers and exciting new artists at the fifth annual Flights & Sounds Summer Festival through August at the Great Park.
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Four talented actress/singers, one costume change, one slight set change and a whole lot of great music and lighthearted fun - that's the short story for "The Marvelous Wonderettes." The long story is … well, there isn't one.
This column originally ran in the Ventura County Star on June 25, 2011.