It is dedication to this creed, this way of approaching life, that turned a group of Italian immigrant farmers settling in Mettler into a successful farming operation. And it’s an attitude that was passed on from father to son.
Two people, 100 dogs, and 20 acres of rolling hillside. It might not sound like much to wag your tail about, but at Alpha Canine Sanctuary, it’s a way of lifE. And life for everyone involved, from the dogs to the caretakers, is very good at this “no kill haven” for homeless canines.
For well over a century, Kern County has been known as a black goldmine. In our earliest days of drilling, oil made more than just a few people rich—it made our entire community rich in a myriad of ways.
Every soon-to-be-parent wishes for a healthy baby. Unfortunately, that’s a wish that can’t always come true….
Birth defects, prematurity, and medical complications result in a number of babies being born unhealthy. Many of these babies spend the first weeks or months of their lives in neonatal intensive care units, creating an additional burden on the family.
Like an eerie ghost ship sailing on a sandy sea, the Muroc-Maru was a full-scale wood, chicken wire, and tar model of a Japanese navy cruiser that stretched over 600 feet. Bombardiers and pilots, alike, used the mock-up for strafing, identification, and skip bombing practice.
The Holidays are busy enough, but then come the resolutions, to-do lists, projects, and promises to make. Mrs. P is going to take you off the hook for a few moments and share 10 really simple garden things that worked for her in 2012.