Here are some editor-selected events you can enjoy within a two-hour drive of the Santa Clarita Valley. California Strawberry Festival
A few months ago, I got a couple calls to my cellphone from a "restricted" number. These calls were several weeks apart, and I let both go directly to messages. Both messages turned out to be from a certain local business, and both were intended for "Benjamin," who I am not.
If your clothes washer has begun to walk across the laundry room during its spin cycles, and your dryer "dries" about as well as a moist ocean breeze, it might be time for some new appliances. And, assuming you've been out of the washer/dryer game for a few years, you will be amazed at all the convenient and energy-saving features that are now available. With the help of Lowe's and some added ...
The seventh annual Memorial Garden Tour will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
By Jim Walker Escape Editor Fishin' & Fun for Kids Day Castaic Lake, upper lake main launch ramp Website: http://www.castaiclake.com/focl.html Saturday, May 5, 8 a.m. to noon: Kids 15 and under fish in the Net Containment Area, limit five fish per child. There will be raffles and prizes, tackle giveaways and a free hot dog lunch. Rods, reels and bait provided. 'Sound of Music' auditions Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St., Newhall, CA ...
Taste of the Town returns to Valenica this Sunday, May 6, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and with the mild weather predicted, this will be a perfect way to join your friends at one of the SCV's signature events.
Just when we've dodged the pink-slime attack, they are at it again, my friends. Now, we have to be concerned about "meat glue."
So, you think it's about time you took out your green shag carpet and put in some elegant and contemporary-looking floor tile. You know all the advantages tile offers - cool in summer, ultra-durable and super-easy to clean - but your budget is fairly small.
Here are some editor-selected events you can enjoy within a two-hour drive of the Santa Clarita Valley. Santa Barbara area
You can see them from the freeway and also from surface streets, as their green expanses wind among housing tracts and trees. They are the golf courses, public and private, that are a major attraction in the SCV for insiders and outsiders. Golf is big here, and beautiful, challenging facilities await you. You can play 18 or nine, use a driving range or practice your putting, then cool off at the clubhouse. Here are the big for courses in the SCV: Robinson Ranch
By Jim Walker Escape Editor Astronomy Day Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall, CA 91321 Phone: (661) 259-7721 Saturday, April 28, 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.: The Local Group Astronomy Club of Santa Clarita will host this in preparation for a last-in-our-lifetime astronomy event, the transit of Venus (June 5). You will be able to observe the sun safely through a telescope, learn how to use a telescope, view the moon, Venus, ...
When I find myself facing a column deadline in an unusually short week, as mine is this week, I usually take the easiest route available - and, of late, that has had me mining the wealth of idioms floating around in the weird word world.
So you've decided to do your part for the environment, as well as your own health, and this year your backyard garden is going to be "organic." But what exactly does that mean, and how do you accomplish it?
Whether you dress up in a period costume and walk about with an ale in your fist and a bad English accent on your lips, or you go in 2012 shorts, T-shirt, baseball cap and sunglasses, the color, pageantry and fun of the Renaissance Pleasure Faire will provide you with a day like no other - transporting you back to Elizabethan England (or a reasonable facsimile). You will enjoy jousts, processions, comedy, dance, delightful food ...
Here are some editor-selected events you can enjoy within a two-hour drive of the Santa Clarita Valley. Festivals and Shows