Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® to Debut Out Of This World™ Circus Experience

This summer, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®,the circus that started it all, invites fans to blast off on an intergalactic adventure with the launch of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World™ – an all new, immersive experience playing at the Honda Center/Anaheim from July 29 – August 7. “As […]

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. […]

Monogram Paint Stick Flag

Independence Day is just around the corner and what better way to show off your patriotic creativity than by making a DIY monogram paint stick flag!  Start the summer celebration off right with this must-have red, white and blue home décor piece! WHAT YOU NEED: 8 paint sticks (we got ours at Home Depot) Wooden […]

Preparing for Takeoff Colonel Gregory G. Raths Reports for Congressional Duty

McDonnell’s “masterpiece fighting jet,” the F-4 Phantom, rolled off the production line in December 1960, as a fleet defender built to intercept nuclear foes. Delivered to Miramar Naval Air Station, the jet was eventually bound for nearly four decades of service in the U.S. military.  For a rookie pilot, the F-4 could be a little […]

Accommodation of Distinction: Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

As summer approaches and the final weeks of school wind down before the crazy chaos that defines “family vacation” days descend upon our household, my husband and I decided to coordinate a romantic weekend to celebrate (both of our birthdays are in the same month). We were looking for a locale no longer than about […]

Looking Before You Leap: Steps to Take Before the Wedding Dance

Many people my wife’s and my age have shared the experience we enjoyed recently on a Saturday evening: a handsome young man, well established in his business field, greeted his successful, beautifully attired bride at the altar as they calmly repeated their wedding vows without the fear and trembling that my generation almost universally experienced […]

A Partnership Of Peace

In the midst of a contentious election year, the concept of sustainable peace may seem like nothing more than campaign rhetoric. But the team at the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University is reaching across the world and even governments—even across faiths—to create a partnership of peace and hope. From this private […]

Systematic Withdrawals In Retirement

Many of us grew up with the concept that making regular, periodic contributions to our retirement account was a sound investment strategy. The idea was that, in a fluctuating market, regularly investing a set amount would enable an individual to buy more shares when prices were low and fewer shares when prices were high.¹ Does […]

Honoring Orange’s Finest and Bravest

Thursday, April 14th marked the 42nd year that members of the three Rotary Clubs in Orange formally recognized outstanding men and women members of the Orange Police and Fire Departments for their dedication and service to the community. Orange Rotary Clubs began participating in the traditional event to promote greater appreciation for those who keep […]

Little to Lose & A Lot to Gain: Why Everyone Should Weight Train

Growing older brings about numerous physiological changes including less-flexible muscles, sagging skin, slower metabolic processes and weight gain. Other changes might include bone deterioration and less efficiency of the heart; so finding the motivation to get in shape and stay healthy is crucial to help alleviate or prevent some of these issues. Though we believe […]