ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Wente Vineyards has been around forever (see below, since 1912 to be exact) and I’ve had my fair share. It was with pleasure that I got to sample three different Chardonnays, an(more..)


ElectionsVote (By John Boston) For some — especially the unwashed masses who recently moved here — it can be a mystery as to how their particular town earned its handle. Saugus, for example, was taken (more..)


ElectionsVote (By Chris Sharp) I arrived in the city of Santa Clarita in the year 1988, only a year after the city was incorporated in 1987, and believe me, it was a different place. At that time, it seemed that th(more..)


ElectionsVote The first known celebration of Father’s Day was on July 5, 1908 in Fairmont, West Virginia, where it was commemorated at William Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church South – now known as Ce(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Last week we attended one of our favorite wine events, Wine in the Pines in Pine Mountain Club about an hour from Santa Clarita. Why is it a favorite? The venue is incomparable &ndash(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Chris Sharp) I am sure if you for example were to offer me “extra credit” as a reward for doing some work for you, my response would be, “no thank you.  But I will take some(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Did you know that a thriving wine country exists in Silicon Valley’s backyard? Santa Clara Valley is home to over two-dozen wineries, of every size and shape, from long establis(more..)


ElectionsVote (By John Boston) Most people have never heard of it. Even the ones who drive by it daily. For years, it’s been mostly abandoned, a state historical marker on the side of old Sierra Highway in N(more..)


ElectionsVote (By John Boston) I remember many years back when the valley’s first gymnasium opened. It was run by a couple of manly-men weightlifters, Harvey Keith and Steve Davis. I became good friends with (more..)


ElectionsVote (By Chris Sharp) My recent lunch with a partially disabled Riverside County sheriff’s deputy prompted me to wish that I had more information about the many police officers who remain disabled be(more..)