Author - Michele Buttelman

Michele Buttelman

The Santa Clarita Valley has a unique microclimate. If you have been frustrated by your gardening efforts — or by a lack thereof — and you want to learn more about gardening in the SCV, the SCV Water agency hosts free monthly classes on Thursday...

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SoCal’s most glorious gardens

Spring is sprung… buds are budding and flowers are blooming. Some of the most beautiful gardens in the world are in Southern California. The recent rains...

5 places on the SCV bucket list

From Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park to the magnificent mansion of silent movie star William S. Hart, these five landmarks in the Santa Clarita Valley are a...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

It seems St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, is as popular as ever… and you don’t have to be Irish to enjoy a pint, or two, and a parade, as well. The “wearing o’ the...

A trip to the marketplace

Public markets started as a way to bring food directly to the public, without the higher prices, or delays, of a “middle man.” Modern public markets are often...