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If you want to create a unique drought-tolerant landscape that involves more than just sticking a barrel cactus in a bed of rocks, perhaps, instead of hiring a landscape architect, you should consider hiring a former product manager from a large internet portal. That was Catherine’s job at Yahoo in Sunnyvale, Calif., before she and […]
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Galen and Doris Beery, who were killed in an automobile accident on Oct. 11, were eulogized at a Saturday memorial service at La Verne’s Church of the Brethren on Oct. 29. Doris’ daughter Tonya Tyler shared how Galen had covered the couple’s bedroom ceiling with a depiction of the Milky Way galaxy as a tribute […]
I have always loved pools, and the deeper and darker the better. I search them out on every vacation. For instance, when traveling to Mammoth, I seek out the many hot springs that bubble and gurgle near the tiny Mammoth airport. Immersing myself in their thermal waters while wistfully gazing out to the saw-tooth formations […]
You’ve got to hand it 14-year-old Denae Hollar. That’s because she handed out 30 beautiful hand-crafted tie blankets to those in need of something warm and fuzzy at the sixth annual Sowing Seeds for Life “Christmas in the Park” toy giveaway and food pantry held on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Ganesha Park in Pomona. Credit […]
Which of the four produces the greatest surge in blood sugar — you know,  the same toxic fuel that has contributed to a doubling of diabetes in our country? 1) a slice of whole-wheat bread 2) a Snickers bar 3) a tablespoon of pure white sugar 4)a banana It’s the not the candy bar, which […]
If you’re looking to spend a fun day on the town somewhere, why not spend it in Santa Clarita, which actually comprises four towns — Canyon Country, Newhall, Saugus and Valencia. Four for the price of one! Where can you beat that deal? While Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia is Santa Clarita’s biggest draw, […]
Holy Name of Mary Parish in San Dimas is about to break ground for new Parish Hall.
There’s fast … then there’s “Tony Lancaster” fast. Chef Tony, as he’s known around SoCal, can make 900 sandwiches in an hour. And we’re not talking baloney and mayo on white bread here, but a Turkey Croissant with dried tomato aioli, filled with oven-roasted turkey breast, provolone cheese, alfalfa sprouts, green leaf, tomato and red […]
Not even a full plume of Arturo Fuente cigar smoke billowing in the air can mask the grandeur of Tim Estes, the 57-year-old president of Fiesta Parade Floats in Irwindale, Calif., one of the premier float builders in the United States, if not the world. His inveterate cigar-smoking is an indulgence he’s not willing to […]
When you’re sitting down for a chicken dinner at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant in Buena Park, you’re sitting down with history. From her little Buena Park tea room, which was attached to her and her husband Walter’s fledgling berry market, Cordelia Knott pulled out her wedding china and linen napkins and served eight people […]