This Month’s FEATURES

Got Muscle?

Got Muscle? The Trainer’s Secret on How to Lose Weight… and Keep it Off. It seems as though we are confronted with the issue at every turn. We are bluntly reminded almost daily how fat we have all become and how our children face serious health challenges due to obesity. And the problem, like our […]

Police VIPs Part II

This is the second of a series introducing the Danville Police Department VIPS (Volunteer In Police Service.) Last month we accompanied Darren, our hypothetical alter-ego, as he attended the Danville Police Citizens Academy.  You may recall that upon graduation Darren applied to the Department to become a VIPS. At the very end of the first […]

2016 Kia Optima

There were a lot of quality players showing what they were made of on the field at this year’s Super Bowl and just as many in the TV commercials that aired in between the passes and catches. Not to be out done by the competition, Kia paid the big bucks to showcase its new 2016 […]



April is the Kindest Month

Finally, after months of desperation and violence, it has returned. Morning has broken! Dawn lights the sky once more! Life can begin again! Baseball’s back! The winter months brought us basketball, a nice indoor game. They also brought us football, a not-nice, violent, outdoor game. Now the world can breathe again. Baseball slows life into […]


April in Danville

Many grocery stores carry some ho-hum version of asparagus all year long. … [Read More...]

Redwood Watering

Q. I have a group of establish redwood trees planted on a slope. I thought … [Read More...]


Basement Dwellers: The Bass Instruments

How many of us, when listening to music, are consciously aware of the … [Read More...]

Tales of Two Women: Brooklyn and the Piano

Have you ever watched a film that just stayed with you? One you can’t even … [Read More...]


Quit Smoking – It’s Bad for your Cat

There is now an anti-smoking ad that is trying to appeal to smokers’ love … [Read More...]

Where is Our Government?

One would think that the first duty of our government would be to protect … [Read More...]

Get a grip on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome—Naturally

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on … [Read More...]


Market Reflections: Were the ECB’s Bold Action Less that Meets the Eye?

What Did the European Central Bank Do? The European Central Bank – eager … [Read More...]


Definition: having the job or duty of dealing with or taking care of … [Read More...]

New Skin Care: Science not Fiction

Fact: The Rouge Cosmetics has moved the needle in anti-aging innovation … [Read More...]

He Said/She Said with Robin and Shawn

Dear SSHS, I have guests in my home quite regularly, and I’m getting fed … [Read More...]

45 Degrees Kitchen

This month’s installment combines two of my “feels.” Granted to actually … [Read More...]

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

As spring splashes its way in, we are encouraged that Baseball is back. How … [Read More...]