Fall planting is in full swing. As you nestle tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses into the soil, don't neglect to also plant some minor bulbs - "minor" only because they aren't well known, not because they lack quality.
Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger was born in Bamburg, Germany, in 1958. The son of a highly decorated Nazi officer spoke about his life of family, secrets, curiosity and eventual conversion to Judaism to attendees of the Ghosts of the Third Reich lecture at Chabad of SCV on Oct. 21.
In response to Richard Myers' letter of Nov. 11, I agree that the Letters to the Editor section is not the correct place for "paid" political endorsements. My letter from Nov. 2 was mentioned as an example, being dubbed a "paid candidate endorsement" letter.
Many people harbor strong opinions with regard to which type of Christmas tree they want to purchase. Some cannot live without a natural, freshly cut Christmas tree, while others prefer the convenience of artificial trees. Those who insist on a natural tree might want to consider the following tips when buying what's likely their biggest decorative item of the holiday season.
On Nov. 29, the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal will be publishing its inaugural edition of the 2013 SCV Lists and Top Companies. This resource guide is an annual compilation of previously published lists focusing on top SCV companies, industries, retail companies as well as schools.
Tempted to give your pet some people treats this holiday season? Don't. The repercussions can range from uncomfortable to downright deadly.
My roommate says that we need to clean the lint filter on the dryer after every cycle, while I think it should be cleaned only when it's full. Can you settle the argument? - Flo in Harrisburg, Pa.
Times are changing and so has technology. When using public transportation, we want to know where to board the bus or when the next one will arrive. The city of Santa Clarita has invested in a variety of new, high-tech tools to reduce waiting and boarding times and help passengers get to where they need to go.
The cornucopia, that symbol of abundance and the harvest, has graced the Thanskgiving table or sideboard for generations. While the original version, in ancient Greece, was a goat's horn, the American cornucopia is typically a horn-shaped wicker basket filled with a colorful array of fall vegetables and fruit.
Friendly Valley church What: Pastor Stan Fix will present, "Thanks for Nothing". based on Ephesians 1:15-20. Join us for Fellowship Hour after the service. All are welcome. When: Sunday at 10 a.m. Where: Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist) 19246 Ave. of the Oaks, Newhall. Please enter at the Friendly Valley main gate off Sierra Highway on Friendly Valley Parkway. Contact: 661-251-1311 Thanksgiving service What: Pastor Fix will host the Friendly Valley Interfaith Thanksgiving Sunday ...
In 2011, I appreciated it a great deal when Heather Davis, an earnest charter school math teacher from Canyon Country, ran for the William S. Hart Union High School District board against the two incumbents.
Antoine Holmes took the ball on fourth-and-short, cut to his left and with a hole ahead of him, the junior running back lost his footing and wound up flat on his back.
Trailing by 20 points at halftime, the deficit proved too big to overcome as Trinity Classical Academy lost to Joshua Springs of Yucca Valley 46-28 Friday at Valencia High in the CIF-Southern Section Division II 8-man semifinals.
Fourth annual Rescues On The Runway boutique 3 p.m. followed by 4 p.m. meet the rescues up for adoption and 6 p.m. dinner and celebrity catwalk and doggie contest. Guest star: Lassie. All proceeds save the lives of animals in the shelters. Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24000 Town Center Drive, Valencia. Seeking donations, vendors and volunteers. Tickets online www.rescuesontherunway.com $35 and $75. Info: 661-252-3232.
Are we doing all we should for the people hit by (Superstorm) Sandy? I know the Red Cross and FEMA are there, but still I wonder.
Nicolas A. Diaz
Jacob T. Anderson
St. Stephen's Episcopal church will hold the fifth annual Pysanky making class 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 10 in Spurling Hall.
It seems like spring in the Santa Clarita Valley! The calendar officially still says winter, but this past week has been very "spring-like." There was some awesome kite-flying weather with the sunshine and the wind (a little too much wind on some days!) and it was easy to ditch the heavy jackets in favor of short sleeves and shorts.
Living with Children
Dave H. Stein
Our failure in chief gave us his annual blurred vision of America again Tuesday night.
We all know what happens when the fox guards the chicken coop - or do we?
Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2013. There are 317 days left in the year.
Reading aloud went to the dogs Saturday at the Newhall Library.
Officials from the California Highway Patrol shut down one lane of traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Saturday to retrieve a vehicle that went off the freeway Friday night, an officer said.