Things to Do

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2Tesoro Adobe Historic Park is open to the public, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday with guided tours of the Harry Carey/Farmer John Ranch House, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call (661) 702-8953. Fun in the Sun Chili Cook-off will honor the Law Enforcement Torch Run and benefit local Special Olympics, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today at Jack Bones Equestrian Center at pitchess Detention Center, 29310 The Old Road, Castaic. Admission: $5 adults, $3 children. Call Stephanie Wilke at (661) 295-8812. Family Nature Walk, 11 a.m.-noon, and an animal presentation, 1-2 p.m. every Saturday at Placerita Canyon Park and Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. “Beauty and the Beast” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be presented by the Santa Clarita Ballet, 2 and 7:30 p.m. today at the Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. Call (661) 251-6844 for tickets. Raising the Bar gymnastics spectacular, 5:30 and 8 p.m. today at Waller’s GymJam Academy, 26515 Ruether Ave., Canyon Country. Tickets: $15-$25. Call (661) 251-3390. “Arsenic and Old Lace” will be presented, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through July 2 at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Tickets: $8-$13. Call (661) 799-2702. “Don’t Dress For Dinner” will be presented, 8 p.m Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 17 at the Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Tickets: $16 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Call (661) 288-0000. “The World of Beauty and the Beast” will be presented, 2 p.m. Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Sundays through July 2 at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Tickets: $8-$13. Call (661) 799-2702. Bird Walk, 9-11 a.m. today at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. Crazy Hat & Crazy Shirt Bingo Night for individuals with disabilities, 7-9 p.m. today at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 28304 Constellation Road, Valencia. Call (661) 702-8555. By the Light of the Silvery Moon hike, 7:30-9:30 p.m. today at Towsley Canyon, 24255 The Old Road, Newhall. Call Wendy Langhans at (310) 858-7272, Ext. 115. Grateful Dudes will perform bluegrass music, 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Saturday at Vincenzo’s, 24504 1/2 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6733. Ranger-led nature hike, 11 a.m. the second, third and fourth Sundays of each month at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, 10700 W. Escondido Canyon Road, Agua Dulce. Call (661) 268-0840. Spring Home Garden & Landscape Tour to honor the troops overseas, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at private homes across Santa Clarita. Call Christi Larsen at (661) 252-3584 or visit www.memorialgardentour.com. “Bowling for Youths” will benefit the Santa Clarita Youth Project, noon and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Valencia Lanes, 23700 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 257-9688 to register a team. To submit an event for the Things To Do calendar, contact Sharon Cotal two weeks prior to the event at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at sharon.cotal@dailynews.com or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA, 91355.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Santa Clarita Senior Menu

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Thursday: Chile egg puff, Spanish rice, pinto beans, marinated tomatoes and onions, tortilla, pudding, juice. Friday: Beef tips, noodles, carrots, spinach salad, whole-grain bread, gelatin with fruit, juice. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. weekdays at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall; and the Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. The cost is $2 at the Senior Center and $2.50 at Bouquet Canyon Apartments, and includes a beverage. Here is this week’s menu: Monday: Meatloaf with gravy, mashed potatoes, succotash, tossed salad, whole-grain bread, apple. Tuesday: Chicken Supreme, au gratin potatoes, mixed California vegetables, mixed green salad, whole-grain bread, pineapple chunks. Wednesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, carrot-pineapple slaw, whole-grain bread, cookies, juice. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Latinos moving away from Schwarzenegger

first_imgGov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s popularity among Latinos has plummeted in the last several months, with only 17 percent approving of his performance as governor. Although the drop in popularity reflects the general trend, Latinos have very specific reasons for their movement away from Schwarzenegger. As governor of a key state with an economy rivaling that of major industrialized nations, California’s relationship with Mexico is crucial. Yet during Schwarzenegger’s tenure as governor, the state’s links with our southern neighbor have taken a beating. Although he has stated a number of times how much he likes Mexico because he made a number of movies there, the fact is that Schwarzenegger’s relationship with Mexican leaders has been chilly. In part it has to do with the governor’s statements about the border. Schwarzenegger came out in support of the Minuteman Project, stating that the border needs to be “closed.” He soon tried to defuse the remark with humor, saying he needs to go back to school and improve his English because what he really meant was “secure” the border. But then he reiterated his support for the Minutemen, whom President George W. Bush labeled “vigilantes.” Mexican leaders are very sensitive to border issues because they realize very well that illegal immigration to the U.S. is a clear indication that they fail as government officials. If they managed to provide enough jobs, there wouldn’t be a “border problem” as there isn’t with Canada. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Schwarzenegger’s actions with Latinos in California have also come under fire. One of the first things he did as governor was to push the Legislature to repeal SB 60, a law which would have given undocumented workers the right to obtain driver’s licenses. The governor promised Democratic legislators he would support a new and improved law to accomplish the same task. Yet, he hasn’t. Even a new bill passed this year which would give undocumented workers driver’s licenses with a distinct design and color – conditions he demanded a year ago – does not satisfy him. Schwarzenegger’s problems with Latinos are real, as evidenced by a recent letter written by a group of Latino Republicans. The letter states that the governor has done little to deserve Latino support and points out that he has appointed virtually no Latinos to his Cabinet. One of the complaints in the letter is the fact that Schwarzenegger does not support Latino candidates running for office. The letter also attacks California’s GOP as “morally wrong and politically stupid.” The GOP relationship with immigrants and particularly Latinos has always been cool at best. Schwarzenegger’s actions reflect some strategists’ belief that the Republican Party’s embrace of the Minutemen and other right-wing groups alienates Latinos and hands over their votes to the Democratic Party. Latino members of the GOP tend to be strong supporters of their party officials. When a group of them openly criticizes a sitting governor, it means that serious problems are certainly present. Margita Thompson, a Schwarzenegger spokeswoman, has said that the governor has done a lot to improve the lives of all Californians, and that includes Latinos. She pointed to an improved economic climate and gave credit to Schwarzenegger. But, given the governor’s plummeting approval rating, few people seem to buy that argument. Schwarzenegger’s initial popularity as governor infected everyone, including Latinos, 31 percent of whom voted for him. Now that he has been governor for almost two years, people have had a chance to see what he actually does. Schwarzenegger recently announced that he will seek re-election in 2006. The Latino vote represents 14 percent of the total California electorate. Can Schwarzenegger prevail without the support of this rising group? Domenico Maceri is a professor of Romance languages at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

New Local Link timetable and bus shelters lauched in Inishowen

first_imgThe installation of new Local Link bus shelters in Buncrana was discussed in a meeting at the Public Service Center, Carndonagh on Wednesday last.Members from the Donegal County Council, bus operators, Local Link Donegal and council engineering staff gathered to discuss the new shelters.It was also announced that going forward all public and private transport will only be stopping at these identified stops as and from the Monday 26th August 2019.Local Link also launched a transport booklet of all Local Link services both scheduled and demand-responsive for the Inishowen area. These transport services are all now running and further information can be found on the Local Link Donegal Facebook page or visit www.lcoallinkdonegal.ieCopies of the booklet can be got in most public places.New Local Link timetable and bus shelters lauched in Inishowen was last modified: August 21st, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Chelsea youngster’s loan spell cut short

first_imgChelsea youngster Archange Nkumu has had his loan spell at Colchester United cut short.The 19-year-old, who can play in defence or midfield, joined the League One club in October and was not due to return to Stamford Bridge until next month.But he did not play for the U’s first team and was hampered by injury problems, prompting Colchester boss Joe Dunne to end Nkumu’s time there.Earlier this season Nkumu made one appearance as a substitute during a loan spell with Yeovil.Click here for Thursday’s Chelsea quiz See also:Chelsea prospect still troubled by 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Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

2011 cricket WC to cost $40-50 mn

first_imgThe 2011 cricket World Cup, to be jointly hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, is expected to cost $40-50 million.The figure was worked out at a preliminary meeting of the 2011 World Cup sub-committee looking into operations planning and event budgeting on Wednesday, said tournament director and Cricket Board’s Chief Administrative Officer, Prof Ratnakar Shetty.The preliminary meeting, in which two representatives of the International Cricket Council, including its general manager (commercial) Jamie Campbell, guided the member countries’ representatives on the intricacies in preparing the budget for the event, said Shetty.”The 2011 World Cup is an ICC event to be jointly organised by Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India. All the expenses are to be borne by the ICC. The representatives of the member countries were told by the ICC representatives how to take care of the expenses”, Shetty told reporters after the meeting.Shetty said each of the organising country is different as far as expenses in hosting matches are concerned.last_img read more