Our city is committed to offering a wide variety of healthful programs and events in our community. A perennial favorite is the annual Santa Clarita Marathon, which returns Nov. 6 for a 16th year.
At various times in my life, friends and family have dubbed me "Eeyore" or the "Tasmanian Devil" - both of which were quite appropriate appellations when given, as these cartoon characters represent the opposite extremes of my personality. On the other hand, I, personally, have always felt a great empathy for the travails of Wile E. Coyote. Sure, he is reckless and incredibly short-sighted, but fate really seems to hold a grudge against him. Similarly, ...
Election Day is Nov. 8, which is coming up fast. These interim elections traditionally have a low voter turnout, which is sad, as there are some important issues that voters should be weighing in on.
I had the best time at the opening night of "The Drowsy Chaperone" on stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
During the colder months of the year, many people are concerned about catching the flu. One of the best ways to prevent a bad case of the flu is to get an annual flu shot.
Judging by the reaction to last week's column on the bro handshake, there are, apparently, a lot of you out there who struggle with these kinds of interpersonal interactions as much as I do. So, let's dive deeper into this soup of social etiquette. We'll start easy, and then finish with the question I posed last week about Aunt Edna. Exactly when do you make direct eye contact as you pass someone? Here, I ...
I think everyone will agree it is a busy, busy weekend in the Santa Clarita Valley. In fact, it is a really busy month.
This year, the Santa Clarita City Council allocated $25 million for capital improvement projects that add value to the community, including landscaping, traffic improvements and public art.
I run with a younger crowd these days. And by younger, I mean guys in their late 30s and 40s. Of course, they would probably have it otherwise, but economics has forced us all to be pals, and so I'm treated like one of the gang - albeit one they fear will fall and break a hip. Anyway, all this closeness and brotherly love creates some awkward moments of generational idiosyncrasies, and the most awkward ...
One of my all-time favorite events, "Sunset in the Vineyard," will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 at the home and Compa Vineyard of Jeannie, Chris and Tim Carpenter.
Please join me and the Santa Clarita City Council for the annual State of the City luncheon on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Valencia.
They say the average adult takes 12 to 20 breaths per minute at rest. That's more than 6 million to 10 million breaths each year - and, for the most part, we don't notice or appreciate any of those breaths.
Interesting weather we're having! Don't let the rain keep you away from Bras for a Cause at the Tournament Players Club today. The event, hosted by Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley will run noon to 3 p.m. Enjoy lunch, art gallery and silent auction with lingerie art representing various themes at Oaks Grille, 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia. Tickets cost $65. Info: www.siscv.com.
History tells us that President Harry S. Truman loved walking. In fact, according to walking.org, he claimed that walking a brisk two miles each day before breakfast was a key contributor to his long life.
My friends, it is really very frustrating and humbling to realize we are all totally at the mercy of our blood chemistry.