May 26, 2019
  • 9:00 am David Barlavi: Threatening violence always leads to failure
  • 7:00 am SCV Veg Fest brought major vibes. Did you feel them?
  • 10:00 am The City Got Sued — Will Santa Clarita’s Voting System Change?
  • 9:00 am Cartoon: Keep it positive
  • 8:00 am Academy of the Canyons students lead on addressing sexual assault
Photo courtesy of Abby Leishman. Lincoln Hoppe, The Society's co-director, is pictured on the right in orange.

On a balmy night this past September, the comedy troupe known as The Society found itself facing off against half a dozen drunken hecklers. Kirby Heyborne, the co-director and co-founder, opened with his customary introduction, but was cut off when an audience member yelled “Wooo!” partway through. Never one to lose the moment, Heyborne deadpanned […]

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Garry Peterson, center, walks with his bandmates in The Guess Who's promotional photo. Photo courtesy of Garry Peterson.

Garry Peterson is totally safe. When he tells me this early in our conversation, I sigh with relief: Peterson lives in North Carolina, where Hurricane Florence has carved its treacherous path over the last two weeks. We had never met, but I was still worried about him.

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Photo courtesy of Sinbad.

As he bounded onto center stage at The Canyon Santa Clarita on Saturday, trombone in hand and goatee meticulously manicured, the comedian and erstwhile film star known as Sinbad found himself caught in a flurry of goodwill. Much of that was due to the revelry kicked up by his righteous opening act, Sheree Dunn and […]

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Bad things happen to good people, they say, but I would amend that to include good restaurants, too. For long-time residents of Santa Clarita, the tale is as old as the city itself: whenever a particularly impressive new eatery makes its home here, adventurous customers proclaim its merits just before the rent goes up and […]

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A box is stuffed with assorted donuts.

In a world where freedom from gluten is a choice and butter can be substituted with coconut extract, the donut has lost much of its stock as the working person’s treat. Locally-sourced, herbaceous gelato and Postmated cake pops have seemingly pushed the simple pleasures of a fresh-baked glazed out of the collective diet, and for […]

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