Baby Welcomes in New Year

By Charly SHELTON The first local baby of the new year arrived on Jan. 1 at Verdugo Hills Hospital. Joshua Alonso Alcantara-Ramos was born at 5:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day. He weighed in at 7 pounds, 9 ounces and stretched 20½ inches long. “I didn’t realize how amazing it is and I also don’t […]

Clock Repair Winding Down

Since any given new year inevitably brings about discussion of the passage of time, I want to bring up a frustration that’s been tick, tick, ticking for, well, some time now. Namely, I can’t seem to find someone to repair a clock. The clock in question is a somewhat large, “grandmother” clock that used to […]