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I have to say that our science departments have been doing a better job than our history teachers in our schools today.   That’s why I think we need to make a call back into the 19t(more..)


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(By Chris Sharp) As you probably already know, my mission is to write columns that other columnists are not writing.  It is in that spirit that I have written for example a Beacon column demon(more..)


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Last week, Representatives Steve Knight (CA-25) and Julia Brownley's (CA-26) bill, H.R. 2156, the St. Francis Dam Memorial Act passed the House Natural Resources Committee with unanimous support.


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For some — especially the unwashed masses who recently moved here — it can be a mystery as to how their particular town earned its handle.

Saugus, for example, was taken from th(more..)


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(By John Boston) For some — especially the unwashed masses who recently moved here — it can be a mystery as to how their particular town earned its handle.

Saugus, for example, (more..)


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Forget the Dodge City War and Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride. Forget 1892’s Johnson County War in Wyoming or Arizona’s Sheep War. Forget the legendary Hatfield-McCoy feud that ran fro(more..)


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(By John Boston) Most people have never heard of it. Even the ones who drive by it daily.

For years, it’s been mostly abandoned, a state historical marker on the side of old Sierra Hi(more..)


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Most people have never heard of it. Even the ones who drive by it daily.

For years, it’s been mostly abandoned, a state historical marker on the side of old Sierra Highway in Newhall,(more..)


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“Cowboys are special, with their own brand of misery...”— Willie Nelson

Since the days of the dons and vaqueros, this valley has had m(more..)


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First 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 watc(more..)