ElectionsVote Before we start out, just a reminder for you truly efficient and capable people riding with us today: There are 380 shopping days until Christmas 2016. Phew. Glad we got that obligatory warning out o(more..)


ElectionsVote Jiminy Christmas, would someone mind telling me where 2015 went? Less than a month and we’ve burnt another year. Thank goodness for the miracle of time traveling, where we can mosey back when a(more..)


ElectionsVote OK you Santa Claritans, yuppies and grizzled cowpokes and all beloved in between. I know there’s a you somewhere underneath those turkey tummies rising and falling on the couches and chaise loun(more..)


ElectionsVote Top of a November Thursday to you, friends. Doesn’t it seem like we just started 2015 a few minutes ago and now, 2016 is around the corner? We’ve a most interesting time traveling adventu(more..)


ElectionsVote A warm and Western howdy to you, saddlepals. I’m estimating you know the drill by now. Hop out of those designer foam Valencia mattresses, throw on some jeans and something that will pass as a W(more..)


ElectionsVote Heavens to Betsy, 2015 is flying by fast. It seems it was January eight minutes ago. Thank heavens for relativity. Not only can we set our clocks back an hour, but a century if need be. How about we (more..)


ElectionsVote A warm and Western Nearly All Hallows Eve albeit in the pre-dawn hours to you, saddlepals. Welcome to the SCV Beacon! Figured before you all get set to wander about the valley, begging for diabetic a(more..)


ElectionsVote Normally, I stand in your hallways, hat in hand, being careful not to scratch your tile with my spurs. This morning, let me just say this and say it with sincerity. Hop in the saddle. Quick. Gallop, d(more..)


ElectionsVote (PHOTO CAPTION: One of our most colorful citizens, Tex Williams, died of cancer on this week 30 years back. The gravily-voiced crooner cut over 100 singles and was perhaps most noted for his hit, &ldq(more..)


ElectionsVote You know, saddlepals, our trailride through Santa Clarita history may prove to be positively Shakespearean. I know the sun hasn’t quite peeked through yet, but you might want to climb out of th(more..)