Did You Miss Your Libido in 2012?

Did You Miss Your Libido in 2012? …….Why Not Get it Back THIS Year! By Robert Pugach, MD If you are feeling lethargic, depressed, agitated, or have noticed a decrease in your sex drive, it may not be the events in the news, stress or even your age that is responsible. It may be a […]

Does Food Really Make You Happy?

By Paul and Carolyn Fetters We are all trained at a very early age about the connectionbetween food and comfort. The “Food is Love” conceptis continually reinforced throughout our lives: We areoffered candy for a scraped knee, we celebrate birthdays with cake, holidays with cookies and visiting home or a social eventalways seem to be […]

Math with Your Kids

By Kip Fisher Parents are often encouraged to read with their kids. Most parents know that reading with their kids establishes a strong foundation for success in school. But do you know that it is every bit as important to “math” with your kids. Parents should help their kids experience math as a part of […]


Building a Better Brain 6 Tips to Raise a Smart, Confident Kid by Leanne Harvey, CEO/Executive Director, LearningRx In many ways, the brain is like a muscle and the old adage “use it or lose it” certainly holds true. Mental exercise can improve the brain, just as physical exercise can improve the body. So, here […]

Golden West College Student Veterans Pay it Forward

The Veterans Resource Center at Golden West College operates without campus funding, but it is well equipped with furniture, computer equipment and food (for the “mess hall”) – all thanks to generous donations from community organizations, foundations, and individuals. Student veterans have also received numerous scholarships and personal financial assistance. The GWC Student Veterans Organization […]

Building to remember gala moves to hyatt

Overwhelming Response to Event has Resulted in a Change of Venue The Building to Remember Gala will be the major fundraising event for Huntington Beach’s 9/11 Memorial. Scheduled for Sunday, February 10, 2013, the event has been moved from The Waterfront Beach Resort – A Hilton Hotel to the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency […]

Optivest, Inc.

Building wealth and fulfilling dreams with the help of Orange County’s “family office” By Betsy Sanz Photography by Lana Farfan, Caught in the Moment Photography Huntington Beach – and Orange County as a whole – enjoys a unique mix of healthy commerce infrastructure with convenient access to a broad range of skilled labor and business […]

Next To None

By Heather Evans It’s that sentimental, giving time of year. And even if it wasn’t, it’s almost impossible not to think about buying jewelry for someone without getting that old funny feeling. Chances are, you belong to someone that’s one in a million and the jewelry you purchase should reflect exactly that. When it comes […]

You Grow, Pro

How David Greek of GoPro Internet Marketing turned crisis into opportunity By Betsy Sanz If you’re a business owner – whether you’re a small fish or big fish – you can’t escape the growing importance of online marketing. Neither could Dave Greek when he was running one of Orange County’s most productive mortgage companies prior […]

Peter Prescott: A CPA who helps you plan a SECURE FUTURE

Certified Public Accountant Peter D. Prescott is single-minded: “I strive tomake each client as tax efficient as possible. Using a client’s entire finances as a framework, we establish major goals and then combine tax savings techniques and professional financial planning to enhance the growth of their money!” Peter’s background is impressive: A business degree from […]