In the academic arena, the study of philosophy is usually broken down into the areas of metaphysics, ethics and aesthetics. The latter of these seeks to understand the area of beauty, its nature and its benefits.
When one thinks of American suburbs, one thinks of dullness and predictability, the very thing that attracts the demographic that finds the suburbs most appealing. The historical anthropological denizen of the suburbs enjoys the seeming good order of a beige and landscaped existence, where everyone seemingly plans their lives around a long commute, school for the kids, athletic fields on the weekend and turning in at a reasonable hour.
One of the classic books on success is Napoleon Hill's "Think and Grow Rich."
The SCV Jaycees (JCI Santa Clarita) call for toy and money donations for its 12th annual Santa's Helpers event at Ice Station Valencia, set for Saturday, Dec. 18.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is collecting new, unwrapped toys for children ages 1-16 until Friday, Dec. 17.
The city's new public library system becomes a reality on July 1, but as you might imagine, there is much work to be done between now and then.
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Business book author Jerry Citarella is throwing a party tonight to launch his new book "Financial Planning Your Guide to a Successful Experience" with a come-as-you-are party, featuring live music and other entertainment.
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That is certainly true where these two charmers are concerned, these little miniature pinschers are a bonded pair, and the staff and volunteers would love to see these guys go home together in time for the holidays.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Charting an end to America's longest war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after this year but then withdrawing virtually all by the close of 2016 and the conclusion of his presidency.
A small brush fire caused by a blazing big rig burned about a quarter acre of the brush along Highway 14 Tuesday evening before firefighters knocked it down, a fire station captain said.
The Valley Industry Association has elected Anna Frutos-Sanchez as its Chair for the Board of Directors in 2015.
The New Home Company, builder of Santa Clarita's Villa Metro development on Soledad Canyon Road, has been selected as the fastest-growing company on Builder magazine's list.
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With so much attention being paid to Saugus' Abbey Weitzeil, it's hard to blame anyone who may not have noticed a freshman doing spectacular things over at Valencia.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) - No sirens or local alert system warned an RV park housing workers in North Dakota's oil patch about a Memorial Day tornado that injured nine people and damaged or destroyed 15 trailers.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A treasure trove of rare gold coins discovered by a California couple out walking their dog is set to go on sale.
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - State fire officials brought in hundreds of additional firefighters to battle a Central California blaze that had burned through 1.4 square miles as of Tuesday morning and was threatening about 100 rural homes.
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) - The bodies of four people have been found at a home in the Southern California city of Mission Viejo.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The state Court of Appeals has upheld the drug conviction for a man who claimed he should have been allowed to show that he can legally possess marijuana in California for medical purposes.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Close to three months after the Malaysian jetliner disappeared, the government on Tuesday released reams of raw satellite data it used to determine that the flight ended in the southern Indian Ocean, a step long demanded by the families of some of the passengers on board.
NEW YORK (AP) - They're the $10 million men and women.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - High-caliber weapons fire echoed sporadically Tuesday through the eastern city of Donetsk and the mayor urged residents to stay home a day after fighting between Ukrainian troops and separatist rebels reportedly killed dozens.