Ever notice that Christmas starts earlier each year? I noticed back in the second week of October that Home Depot already had the blow-up Santa snow globes and the creepy wicker reindeer out for sale.
Again, we are hearing the "ban the plastic bag" chant. The problem seems to have fallen by the wayside, since we can see how the freeways are littered with them and the little darlings are left for dead in parks and public places.
When I moved here in 1981, there were two "big" hardware stores: Builders Emporium and the Do it Center (known then as Neiman Reed Lumber City). Then came the "bigger box" hardware stores. The Emporium closed about 10 years ago.
We all know what we have gotten from the Republicans in the last 10 years.
hristmas, Santa Clarita Valley children have a chance to play in the snow at the Ice Station Valencia.
I hope everyone is still stuffed with turkey and all the fixings from a wonderful Thanksgiving.
What do you do three months after you move into a gorgeous, custom estate five years in the making?
Chef Melinda Piligian, of Valencia, and owner of Cake Goodness will be featured in the second episode of TLC's "Fabulous Cakes" to air 10 p.m. Monday.
Dates to Watch
I may never fly again.
Many will disagree on when the football prowess of the Foothill League peaked, but I would drive a stake in the sand in the year 2003.
Where in the Constitution of the United States of America does it authorize the creation of such an agency as the Transportation Safety Administration that is so devoid of intellect?
The Transportation Security Administration is representative of what is wrong with a bureaucracy. It grows and adds bodies, but it does not add quality people.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.
BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller Zohydro.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Two parolees raped and killed at least four women while wearing GPS trackers, and there may be more victims, a California police chief alleged Monday.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.
Robert Burton wants to ban motorcycles from public streets because of the many accidents and even fatalities involving motorcycles, and because he saw a rider riding on the back wheel only, and because motorcycle riders cost our state many dollars in hospital bills.
On a recent bus trip to a remote area of Mexico, we were asked to buy basic school supplies for a remote village school.
The blue/red strobe lights flashed against the sides of the seemingly quiet single family home in upscale Valencia.
While codes aren't going to change for Santa Clarita business owners making tenant improvements at their place of business, the process doesn't have to be fraught with headaches, according to officials with the city's Building & Safety division.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
As far as Tuesdays go, The Masters's College baseball team had a pretty good one.
No one knows exactly which eight teams will make their way to Oklahoma City for the 2014 NCAA Women's College World Series.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
The following crimes were reported in the Saugus area over the past week:
There is a trend I have noticed among people who seek help in marriage and couples' counseling. Both partners usually have the best of intentions. Both usually want to save the relationship and make it better. But often people end up in marriage counseling because they are engaging in five selfish behaviors which prevent good communication and understanding for each other to take place.