December is Tamale Time in Houston

December 10, 2018
It’s December, and for many families in Houston, that means that it’s also tamale time. Making and eating tamales is an indispensable part of the holiday season – and one that can be shared by everyone at Houston’s annual Tamale Festival. The History of Tamales The first records of tamales are from pre-Columbian times. Aztec and Mayan culture both had… Read More
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Put Up Your Christmas Decorations Safely

December 10, 2018
Putting up Christmas decorations is fun for the whole family – except when it’s not. We’ve all heard stories about someone falling off the roof, tripping on a tangle of Christmas lights, or having a holiday decorating disaster that ended with a trip to the doctor. This year, it’s time to skip the injuries and make holiday decorating a safe… Read More

Things to Do in Las Vegas in December

November 30, 2018
Las Vegas is a popular travel destination at every time of year, but in December, the bright lights of the Strip meet the festive lights of Christmas to create a unique experience for travelers of all ages. If you’re planning a December visit to Las Vegas, you might be wondering what activities, shows, and events are happening. Here are some… Read More

“Love” Comes Back to Scottsdale

November 30, 2018
Since 2002, the Civic Center Mall in Scottsdale has been home to an iconic piece of art: the LOVE statue. But, in June of 2018, a routine inspection of the… Read More

Centennial Ranch Sears Closes After Decades

November 27, 2018
Sometimes, a store becomes part of a community. Neighbors grow accustomed to seeing one another in the aisles and passing the time over a rack of sweaters or a stack… Read More

Crayola Experience to Open in Chandler

November 26, 2018
There are few things more reminiscent of childhood than a brand-new box of Crayola crayons. Whether it was the small 16-count box or the giant box with 64 colors and… Read More

Lake Forest Takes Part in Storm Water Damage Initiative

November 16, 2018
The song says that it never rains in Southern California, but it pours. The truth is that it doesn’t pour very often. Southern California is in a nearly-constant state of… Read More

Ambitious Glendale Gymnast Sets Her Sights on the 2020 Olympic Team

November 14, 2018
Competing in the Olympic Games is a dream shared by young athletes all around the world. For most, the dream will never become a reality. Only the most elite competitors… Read More

Young People Look Back at Mesa of the Past in Contest

November 9, 2018
At times, it can be difficult for young people to connect with history in a meaningful way. The events of years gone by may seem remote and unrelated to their… Read More

Mission Viejo Residents Take a Stand Against High Electricity Rates

November 2, 2018
Residents of Southern California often have high utility bills, especially during the hot summer months when central air conditioning provides relief from the sweltering heat. However, there’s a difference between… Read More
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