ElectionsVote (By Chris Sharp) To simplify the problems of California learning, all you need do is look at the Californian students who cannot – and will not -- read. My own experience tells me that a major (more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Cruising a foodie group on Facebook one member’s query kind of stuck out in my mind. It was something like, “Does anyone do dinner parties anymore?” About half of th(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Not exactly sure when my taste for a vodka Martini - with Domaine De Canton Ginger liqueur instead of vermouth - switched to a gin Martini…but it did. Only problem was that eve(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Chris Sharp) Actually, I have four wishes.  The wish I could have the new year as a genie granting wishes instead as a tyrant demanding follow-through with the new year’s resolutions.&n(more..)


ElectionsVote To all of our loyal readers and those that are just discovering The SCV Beacon, a thoroughly independent publication, we wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Safe and (more..)


ElectionsVote Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, (1807-1882), was a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He was a Poet, critic, and Professor of English Literature at Harvard. Longfellow’s most famous po(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) I met a consulting client of mine at 9am in the morning this past month, he had something milky looking in his large coffee mug and proceeded to goad me into trying it. Hot Eggnog and(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Last week I began my synopsis of the BBC documentary, The Truth About Alcohol, on YouTube with Dr. Javid Abdelmoneim. This is not a review of the film, just the things I learned and t(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Chris Sharp) Here I am this holiday season, playing a veritable Santa Claus.  In fact, my own Holiday-themed Amazon Books that I have written are all priced now under $10, with one book price(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Dave Bossert) Last week was one of the worst for wildfires in recent memory. The Santa Clarita Valley was spared this time around with little loss or damage to structures unlike the horrific image(more..)