| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Here's what hapepned on Ann Romney's visit Thursday to Fort Lauderdale.
Ann Romney toured the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, read a Dr. Seuss book to a small group of young patients, and met with hospital employees, cancer survivors and...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day.
The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Perhaps more than any other Jewish festival, Passover is about telling stories. At the Seder, or ceremonial dinner, that takes place Monday on the first night of the holiday, Jews around the world will retell the biblical tale of the Israelites' escape...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
I’m a working mom of two: a five year old who is a kindergartener in the public school system and a two-and-a-half-year-old who goes to daycare full time. I work for the schools and it’s a great job! Really, I love it. I’ve been given a...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Holy smokes! La Caņada did pretty good on the standardized tests as reported by the California Department of Education. Traditionally, La Caņada Unified is a superstar when it comes to achievement tests. This is a credit to our teachers, support staff,...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:30 PM
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Like many retail outlets, Downtown Disney has been in flux in recent years.
Along with a changing lineup of tenants, Disney World's entertainment complex has slogged through its intention to increase its shopping and dining options. Some of this came...
| Jun 20, 2012
Angela Marquez runs her fingers over the Braille atlas, reading aloud.
"North America," the 10-year-old says, slowly. "South America. Pacific Ocean."
Joan Marason, director of wellness and enrichment programs at Junior Blind of America in Culver City,...
| Nov 28, 2010
The trappings of the holiday season are all around us this time of year, in television commercials that portray wintry wonderlands, in Christmas carols that command "let it snow, let it snow, let it snow," in images of Santa in his ermine-trimmed suit and...
| Feb 28, 2012
Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, made up one of the most successful husband-wife teams in children's literature, guiding an empire of books, videos and TV shows about the everyday problems of a family of bears, has died. She was 88.