The Community Hiking Club is hosting an art and photo exhibit at King Gillette Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100-year anniversary. Photos and paintings will be on display at King Gillette Ranch from Sept. 12-21.
Are you an amateur...
SCHEDULE FOR AUGUST 2016
Saturday, August 6, 2016 – Beat the Heat: Figure 8 from Trippet Ranch via the Musch Trail to Eagle Rock, to Hub Junction and back via Eagle junction
Distance: ~7 Miles total
Gain: ~ 1300′
Hiking Time: ~3.5 hours
Rating: Moderate – (due to periodic elevation...
The directors of the Community Hiking Club are a special, dedicated group of people. They work all year long to help us achieve our goals and ask for nothing in return. So, once a year, as executive director of the group, I try to do something special for them.
This year, I created a themed dinner for...
The Carrizo Plain National Monument was created in 2001 by President Bill Clinton. Carrizo Plain is about 100 miles north of Los Angeles near the oil-rich towns of Taft and Maricopa. In the Spring, there is usually an amazing assortment of flowers, and the entire plain is covered in all directions with...
Seven summers ago, I was in the final months of training for a 30-mile trail race I planned to do for my 30th birthday. Through my training and run, I was raising money for charity, as well.
I was back in Northern California recently, amid some beautiful natural settings with a good friend who also came...
Saturday morning and here you are on the computer, reading this. Just remember, I was writing it Friday night.
The weather forecast shows it could be a great day to do some hiking because the morning should be cool, so you can get back home before the heat affects you. I’d like to suggest any of the...
If you haven’t cast your vote via mail, make sure you stop by and vote in person, I won’t presume to tell you how to vote, but I do hope you vote for someone you like, or think you like.
Hey, it is an exciting election. There’s even one candidate for Congress who can’t vote for himself in...
It’s the time of year when rattlesnakes start coming out and scaring the uninitiated hikers on the trail.
If you know what to do, there’s no need to be nervous. The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be on the trail, and the less likely you’ll end up with a bite.
All of the local rattlesnakes...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, affirmed the recommendation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA, to expand the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15 years of age.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Higher Ground Los Angeles are teaming up with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that originated to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day and now honors fallen service members, first responders, and their families.