| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Magee Hickey is known for her bright red hair, her warmth and her bubbly personality. This Emmy Award-winning reporter has covered most of the big stories in the tri-state area in the past 25 years and she is thrilled to be one of the newest members of...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:12 PM
The need for its services is as strong as ever, but after years of rising costs and dwindling income from fundraising the Jane Addams Hull House Association will close and file for bankruptcy, the agency said today.
"For the last several years the agency...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Here are some resources that offer free fact sheets and information on pulications about child development and parenting.
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association books
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)...
| Feb 16, 2012
There's a food fight going on at a North Carolina elementary school after a preschool student's homemade lunch was confiscated and she was forced to eat cafeteria nuggets.
The little girl's grandmother had packed her a turkey and cheese sandwich, on...
| Feb 16, 2012
There's a food fight going on in North Carolina. A 4-year-old pre-school student was forced to hand over her home-made lunch and forced to eat cafeteria nuggets.
The little girl's grandmother had packed her a turkey and cheese sandwich, on multi-grain...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:29 PM
The Costa Mesa Parks & Recreation department presents a MELT class, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Balearic Center, 1975 Balearic Drive, Costa Mesa. The registration fee is $15. For more information, visit http://www.ci....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:31 PM
CdM Chamber Meeting
The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce hosts a Government Affairs & Community Updates meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Chamber, 2855 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar.
Taco Mesa, 467 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa,...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 1:19 PM
A judge Thursday reduced the bail for a WheatonCollege professor accused of possessing child pornography but ordered that he would have to wear a GPS monitoring unit and be confined to his house should he post bond.
Donald Ratcliff, 60, had been held...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:21 PM
The parent council of the Newport Coast Child Development Preschool will hold its 2nd annual Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The goal is to raise $10,000 for the...
| Oct 30, 2006
Despite three decades of research on gay parenting, social scientists cannot conclusively determine whether children raised by homosexuals develop differently, for better or worse, than those raised by heterosexuals.
Though the early consensus is that...
| Sep 20, 2007
Erika Schickel's article, "This Mom Needs a Ditch Day," is one more piece of evidence I am finding in my research about motherhood that reads like a sarcastic stand-up comedy routine. Some other titles I've come across recently: "Peeing in Peace,"...
| Dec 26, 2009
Jeanne Giovannoni, a UCLA professor whose research helped expand understanding of the categories of child abuse and how social workers, law enforcement and community members respond to them, died Dec. 17 at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center. She was 78....