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Exercise is essential to your physical and mental health. Just can’t get to the gym? No problem: start off by going for a family walk, taking the stairs at work or parking a little farther away from store entrances.

Ten Doctor-Recommended Healthcare Tips 

We’re five months into the new year and you may still be thinking about those health and wellness resolutions. That’s okay. It is never too late to start!  Have you

Ten Healthy Aging Tips for Older Americans

By Sandy Silverstein As part of Older Americans Month this Month, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering 10 steps for healthy aging so that older adults can be

The Pantone 2024 color of the year is Peach Fizz. Pantone says “It’s a velvety gentle peach tone whose all-embracing spirit enriches mind, body and soul.” Photo courtesy of Adobe.

2024 Trends in Home Decorating

With inflation raging and uncertainty ahead, the trends for home decorating in 2024 emphasize comfort and warmth, as well as recycle, renew, reuse.   The post-pandemic euphoria of being able to

Looking Forward to Summer Film, Streaming, TV

Lingering effects from the Writer’s Guild and Screen Actors Guild strikes still stalk movie theaters, as well as television and streaming production.  However, there are a few bright spots on

Whether you’re seeking serenity on sun-kissed beaches or cultural immersion and adventures in exotic locales, planning a stay full of memories is an integral part of the overall experience.

Planning the perfect summer vacation in 2024

Research reveals a fascinating truth: The anticipation of a vacation can boost your happiness, perhaps even as much as the vacation itself.  Whether you’re seeking serenity on sun-kissed beaches or

Moms who need a break during or after a long day (like Mother’s Day), may find such breaks restful and reenergizing. Photo courtesy of Adobe.

Sometimes, moms need a time-out

Are you still looking for a way to spice up Mother’s Day? How about a time-out? “What?” you say.  Time-outs may be torturous for young children eager to get up

Make reservations now at the most popular spots for Mother’s Day dining, including brunch, lunch or dinner, in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Mother’s Day in the Santa Clarita Valley

If you are a server in a local restaurant, you know the most dreaded day in the restaurant business is fast approaching, Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12.   A National Restaurant

Tyler, The Creator wore a pair of sports sandals while performing at Coachella last year. He styled it with white socks and green cargo shorts. Photo courtesy of Adobe.

The most popular menswear items for summer

By Luca Hogan  New research reveals this summer’s most sought-after menswear items in America.  The study, conducted by clothing experts boohooMAN, analyzed Google search data to determine the most in-demand

Top Mother’s Day gifts for 2024

If you search around the Internet for what are the top gifts for mom, you’ll find a wide range of suggestions. There are the usual flowers, spa gift certificates, fancy

There will be lots of fun at the Los Angeles County Fair.

May the fun be with YOU! 

May is nearly here and so are many of our favorite May celebrations including Stars Wars Day and Cinco de Mayo.  Stars Wars Day is celebrated on May 4. The

Explore the architecture of Jeff Shelton on the Jeff Shelton Walking Tour in Santa Barbara. The Ablitt Tower appears to be straight out of a Dr. Seuss dream. Photo courtesy of Jeff Shelton Architect.

Wonderful walking tours in the Golden State

There is no better way to experience a city than to take to its streets, walking. Many self-guided walking tours are available throughout the Golden State exploring architecture, history and

There are many different options available for summer camps.

Summer camp options

Summer camp season will be here before parents know it. While children anxiously await the last day of school, adults know that it can be challenging to keep kids occupied

Ask yourself and your child these questions to find the right fit for summer camp.

How to find the right fit for summer camp

Many adults fondly recall their days at summer camp. The increase in households with two working parents has made it more important than ever to find a camp to accommodate

Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn in Griffith Park served as his workshop where he built miniatures and model trains. Disney’s tools and handcrafted work benches are on display as well as trains of all scales. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn.

Unusual Museums You May Have Never Visited

You’ve probably visited The Getty, The Broad and The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, but have you seen Walt’s Barn?  Los Angeles has hundreds of museums, but you

Data from online travel agency Booking.com shows that half of travelers plan to choose vacation destinations where the cost of living is less than their hometowns in 2024.

Find Your Perfect Spring Escape

4 pet-friendly and affordable destinations for a spring getaway Whether you’re a family with kids or a young professional looking for a getaway, it isn’t too late – or out