Tree Planting Tips

By Nancy Penrose Purchasing a tree that is a good match for your planting environment is important. Every species of tree has its own needs. Some require soil that retains moisture, while others will grow best in slightly acidic or highly nutritional soil. To make sure your tree grows healthy […] Read more »

A Series of Small Earthquakes Have Seismologists Worried California’s “Big One” Is Coming

On Monday, a 4.6 earthquake struck California’s Monterey County. The quake – which happened just four miles from the San Andreas fault line – was followed by nine smaller aftershocks. When this happens, seismologists call it an “earthquake swarm,” which has led some scientists to believe that activity on the […] Read more »

Scientists Think 2018 Will Be A Big Year For Earthquakes

Unlike other types of natural disasters, earthquakes haven’t really be predicted … until now. Scientists believe that 2018 will be a big year for earthquakes because the rotation of the planet has slowed down, according to a new study. While seismologists are still working on different methods to predict earthquakes, […] Read more »

7 Tips for Earthquake Preparation

California is due for a massive temblor. And when the estimated 7.9 or higher magnitude quake hits Los Angeles, you’ll want to make sure you’ve prepared for it. It’s estimated that 1,500 buildings in Southern California could collapse, while 300,000 structures would face severe damage. As a homeowner, it’s up […] Read more »

7 Consejos Para La Preparación Del Terremoto

California debe un terremoto masivo. Y cuando el sismo de magnitud 7.9 o superior estimado llegue a Los Ángeles, querrás asegurarte de que te hayas preparado. Se estima que 1,500 edificios en el sur de California podrían colapsar, mientras que 300,000 estructuras enfrentarían daños severos. Como propietario de una casa, […] Read more »

Blue Sky Chimney Sweeps Provides Fireplace Safety Tips When Decorating for the Holidays

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Blue Sky Chimney Sweeps (, in Eden Prairie, is providing homeowners with fireplace safety tips as they decorate their homes for the holidays this year. It’s very common for decorations to be placed on the base and on top of the fireplace; especially hanging stockings, stringing […] Read more »

A Common Misunderstanding

by Yasser Sadek, DDS This is another excerpt from the book “A Reason to Smile – Fixing Broken Confidence with Cosmetic Dentistry.” One of the mistakes I see parents make most often is a failure to care for their children’s’ teeth as rigorously as they do their own. Many parents […] Read more »

Landscaping with Maple Trees

By Nancy Penrose Maple trees are known for their beautiful autumn leaf colors. There are more than 100 different species of maple trees. Most are native to Asia. Maples range in height from 33 to 148 feet. The wood of larger maple trees like North America’s sugar maple and Europe’s […] Read more »