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Around Town: Sierra Highway Side Panel Beautification Project


The City of Santa Clarita began the Sierra Highway Side Panel Beautification Project in late June and is scheduled to be completed in early August. 73 more words

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Late night Tryst

On a restless summer night I found myself nestled on a sofa inside of Tryst. Despite being close to midnight on a Thursday night, the streets were still bustling, the music was still spilling out onto the street from inside of packed bars and clubs, and Tryst played host to a multicultural blend of people crowded into every nook and cranny.  At 11:30 someone called last call and visitors reluctantly squared up their bills and prepared to head back out into the dark summer night.

Photos by D.Bell using Samsung Galaxy S5

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Around Town: Youth Sports Summer Open Run Basketball Program

On July 9, the City’s Youth Sports Summer Open Run Basketball program returned for its second consecutive year on Wednesday, July 9.

Players 9-13 years old were able to show up alone or with their friends to play in organized, pick-up basketball games in a protected, yet unstructured playing atmosphere.  54 more words

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New Year resolution check-in part one

At the beginning of the year, I stated that I intended to spend all my earnings on travel this year. So far, the spending all my earnings part is right on track, but while much of it has been on travel, much of it has also been on dentistry and dog surgery and tedious (and expensive) travel to the US for said things above, plus fun tasks like renewing passports and collecting tax documents. 724 more words


Jargon is power.

When I was a dance critic, in the ’70s and ’80s, my job was to translate jargon so that non-dancers would understand. 142 more words

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MAD Monday: yer boots are made for walkin'!

Here’s a fun, laid back, healthy volunteer project for some of you out there in Love Lansing!   Click these groovy workman’s gloves to find out about getting involved in  “Street Surveys”.   100 more words

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