| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Atticus Shaffer, perhaps best known as Brick Heck on ABC’s “The Middle,” is a well-spoken, smart and interesting 14-year-old who would make any mother proud. He defies the traditional stereotype of a young teenager, with interests such...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Legoland Florida will expand again this summer, introducing an area called the World of Chima, based on a Lego product line with tribes of mystical animal warriors, theme park officials announced Tuesday morning.
The new land will feature an interactive...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
As we head into a new year, one of the biggest games out there remains the independent blockbuster "Minecraft." Released back in November 2011 on the PC, the sandbox game from Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson sold more than 453,000...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Shortly after Christmas, the same question arises every year: What are we going to do on New Year's Eve?
Here’s what some California amusement and theme parks have planned for the last night of 2012:
Disneyland in Anaheim will stay open until...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:07 PM
- Closed Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24
- Closed Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25
- Lisa's Treasure Chest at Marilew Court, 8:45 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.
- Gleason Daycare on Diller Drive, 9 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.
| Dec 25, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Here's hoping everyone who took my smart phone Christmas challenge had a wonderful distraction-free day.
I went ALL day without my phone. I caught a couple of our dinner guests sneaking a check, but I didn't have to take any drastic measures like...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The next book sale at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.
There will be books of all sorts appealing to all ages and interests — fiction and nonfiction, biography, cookbooks...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 3:28 PM
A new interactive exhibit and education center in Martinsburg, “for the kids, by George,” is 90 percent to 95 percent complete and nearly ready for visitors, according to project director Jim Castleman.
The dedication and grand opening of...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Three robotics teams from Turkeyfoot Valley Area School District attended the annual Western PA Grand Championship Jan. 19.
They traveled early on Saturday morning to compete in a first Lego League competition. Teams are comprised of students in grades...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Oh, boy....it's ANOTHER DAY OFF! We are currently still in our jammies. After reading our latest "Narnia" book together, eating a leisurely breakfast and playing lots of Lego, I'm now letting the guys enjoy the ole' video games while I get a little more...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Students at Aberdeen Christian School got to visit Russia on Thursday.
Nestled right between the Netherlands and Germany was China.
It was all part of the Festival of Nations, a project completed by fifth-graders at the school.
| May 21, 2013
| 1:24 PM
STURGIS, S.D. - Sturgis Elementary School studet Danika Gordon is the seven-state regional winner of the Block Kids Building Program competitioni sponsored by the National Associated of Women in Construction. The fifth - grader, daughter of Bruce and...