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  • The Valley Line: The season of sweater weather and awards

    The Valley Line: The season of sweater weather and awards
    Brrrr, has it been cold enough for you? It has been teeth-chattering weather lately. Actually, I’d rather it be like this than have to deal with triple-digit heat. There is almost no limit to how many sweaters one can put on to warm up, but one can only get so naked in order to cool off.
  • The Valley Line: A Dickens of a good time

    The Valley Line: A Dickens of a good time
    Christmas day was magical for me because I spent it with my 7-year-old granddaughter, Catherine, and her four-year-old brother, Ryan. Santa was the man of the hour, which began at 5 a.m. because the kidlets just couldn't sleep any longer. They crept...

    The Valley Line: After the holidays, Let the Sun Shine In

    The Valley Line: After the holidays, Let the Sun Shine In
    It seems lately that community folk are taking a much-deserved winter snooze after the full-speed-ahead pace of the holidays. Things have been pretty quiet around here, which is quite alright with me. I always savor the full 12 days of Christmas, so...

    "Dracula" will visit high school

    Students in La Cañada High School’s theater department have been building their acting skills during rehearsals for the school’s third annual production of “Dracula.” The limited engagement is set to run from on Feb. 27, Feb. 28...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Scrooge and political correctness

    I was stuck in a Christmas dream as imagined by the great Charles Dickens, and the further I fell into the soul of Ebenezer Scrooge, the more I pitied him. Suddenly there was a piercing ring. Its persistence caught my attention. A phone that rings in...