The Time Ranger

ElectionsVoteFirst off, bottom of my heart, thanks and a moment of silence for all those who served the country all these years. Appreciate all of you, from Afghanistan to wars forgotten, who stood tall on watch. Millions of us remember and appreciate you. Please(more..)


ElectionsVoteTop of a May morning to you, o Santa Clarita bunk huggers. C’mon out. I’ve got fresh lattes, herbal teas, coffee, protein drinks, hair of the dog that bit you and donuts waiting. Plus, not to rush you, but with all these thousands of hors(more..)


ElectionsVoteMuch to investigate this beautiful morning, dear saddlepals. There’s Mother’s Day flash floods, giant camels, movie stars, environmental nightmares, the SCV Curse, movie star cover-ups, biker fights, bomb threats, babies driving SUVs, di(more..)


ElectionsVoteWell. I’m down here waiting with tens of thousands of the finest stable ponies ever assembled. Fine then, you late-sleeping latte-slurpers. Time to crawl out of those bunks and wiggle into a decent pair of jeans. And no. No Guess jeans. They&r(more..)


ElectionsVoteHope you’ve all recovered from the SCV Cowboy Fest last weekend. We’ll have to follow up with our own trailride into our own Western lore. We’ve an interesting trek ahead, filled with the stuff that makes history: gunplay, infidelit(more..)


ElectionsVoteReally, I suppose a big part of what we do on these treks is to constantly unearth wonderful cocktail party trivia. We’ve got a doozy for you this morning about how a piece of Santa Clarita is up on the moon, smiling at us. Like, right now. W(more..)


ElectionsVoteWe’ve a most interesting trek ahead, dear Santa Clarita friends, including a long look at the man without whom there’d be no Sunday trail rides — Arthur Buckingham Perkins. C’mon. There’s Indian pharmacies, America&rsqu(more..)


ElectionsVoteWe’ve an interesting trek ahead, what with dime-a-gallon gas and sign wars with Palmdale. There’s horse thieves, junk food moguls and one of the darkest days in our history. April 5th marked the anniversary when four California Highway Pa(more..)


ElectionsVoteIt is with a heavy heart and I ride with you, saddlepals. This is my last Time Ranger column. I’m retiring to pursue working on a novel about lactose tolerance. Guess most of you saw through all that in the first paragraph. Yup. It’s Ap(more..)


ElectionsVoteA warm and Western first week of Spring to you, dear saddlepals. The air is fresh, the sky is clear. It seems a perfect morning to mosey through a time vortex and visit what our Santa Clarita Valley looked like in years gone by. C’mon. Let&rsq(more..)


ElectionsVotePhew. Just flew in from Oklahoma not just 20 minutes ago and I won’t even go near one of those “boy howdy are my arms tired” tired jokes. Was visiting some pals at the national Cowboy Hall of Fame and Museum. I mention that because(more..)



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