Teaching More Than Just Sport

Summer camps in Orange County seem to be in every city up and down the 405 freeway—whether it’s art, music, science, or sports, Southern California keeps their kids busy when school is not in session! Vanguard University’s annual athletics camps for kids of all ages feature basketball, soccer and volleyball, and offer more than learning skills to use on the court or field. There […]

United American Mortgage Company

Trusted, tried and true. That’s the reason why United American Mortgage has been successful for over 20 years. Since 1993, UAMC specializes in providing mortgage-financing solutions to homeowners and homebuyers. You’re almost tired of reading about it but it’s true: the mortgage meltdown hurt more than a few and people are still trying to recover. […]

TSpot Total Fitness

OC’s Most Respected Body Transformation Experts In a world full of false prophets, Paul Fetters and his family are the genuine article When you first meet Paul and his wife Carolyn, you can’t help but be drawn to their warmth, compassion and authenticity. Their commitment to helping people change their lives is why the Fetters family has been recognized […]

Thank Goodness, there’s Tom’s Place

by Raoul Piette Normally I expect to find restaurants like Tom’s Place located in what I call ‘”The Land of the Real Man”, business parks for guys who work up a big hunger while building things. But in the years since opening, three distinct categories of diners developed; hungry guys, health-conscious office workers, and busy families. Located off […]

Swim Like the Fishes

Learning to swim early in life is safer and smarter I’m going to be honest: It is my dream to see my daughters swim in the Olympics. When running through the list of activities that they would do as children, swimming was at the top of my list – way above dance class, soccer practice […]

A Romantic Weekend Retreat in Santa Barbara Wine, adventure and memories in the American Riviera

Visitors travel to Santa Barbara, often called the American Riviera, from all over the globe to experience remarkable Central Coast weather and wine, paired with world-class shopping, entertainment, surf and adventuring. For a weekend away with your significant other, it’s a romantic getaway with a lot to offer. To make the most of a weekend […]

Staycation in San Diego’s North County at the Rancho Bernardo inn

I’m a firm believer that traveling together is a perfect way to bond as a family and even a quick trip to a nearby destination provides plenty of memory making moments. We recently planned a long weekend in North San Diego County – it doesn’t get much easier than loading everyone into the minivan for […]

The Rotary Club of Orange supports Southern California Youth Rugby (SCYR) Tournament

The Rotary Club of Orange supported the second annual SCYR 7s tournament which took place at Fred Kelly Stadium and surrounding fields last summer. It was a full day of rugby for boys and girls (in two age groups: Under 16 and Under 18) who came from all areas of the state from San Diego […]

Vines, Wines, Fine Dining … and Family-Friendly Fun in Napa Valley

I am a mom. It’s a fact that may belie my bias when I tell you that sometimes a girl simply needs a break. Children, husbands, work, the unending demands of every single day… it catches up with you. Even the oft-offered advice, “You must make time for yourself!” can feel like just another pressure. […]

What does March Madness have to do vasectomies?

The answer may surprise you!  According to consumer research, every year during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament not only is there an increase in college applications and purchases of high definition televisions, but more vasectomies are done! Throughout the U.S., urologists are promoting “March Madness Vasectomies.” For my practice, it’s a fun and engaging way to start a conversation on male responsibility for birth control and dispelling […]