Wild Birds Unlimited Bringing Birding into the Backyard

I went bird watching for the first time recently with a friend who is utterly obsessed with the Snowy Plover. A pretty inconspicuous, pale bird, the Plover is what the birding world calls a ‘wader’. Darting in and out of the sea foam as it rolls over the sand, the plover stops intermittently and pecks […]

Stratford and Carden are creating an outstanding educational experience. The Power of Two

Carden Academy of Mission Viejo has joined the Stratford School family. Founded in 1999, Stratford School is a leading independent, co-educational private school located in the Los Angeles area and Northern California. Together, we’re creating an outstanding educational experience for our preschool through 8th grade students. Our unique, nurturing, and balanced school environment inspires children […]

Seven Causes that Lead to Obesity & How to Avoid Them

In 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) officially recognized obesity as a disease. A committee set up to study the matter advised that obesity’s classification should not be changed, but the delegates at the association’s annual meeting overrode their recommendation. It was a controversial decision, to say the least. Dr. Patrice Harris, an AMA board […]

Segerstrom Center for the Arts 2017 – 2018. Chamber Music Series

Pacifica Quartet with Johannes Moser • Pavel Haas Quartet • Emerson String Quartet & Calidore String Quartet • Ebène Quartet Brentano Quartet with Dawn Upshaw The Chamber Series, with its world-renowned artists and ensembles, represents the Center’s commitment to providing an array of great music and musical experiences that inspire and engage its classical music […]

PROSTATE CANCER…MY STORY

I have just been treated for prostate cancer.  This is my personal story.  My prostate cancer was diagnosed last year.   My internist, as part of my annual check-up, ordered a PSA blood test and I requested that a “free” PSA be added to the total PSA level that is typically done. The next step […]

Mission Bay & Beaches

From boardwalks and bonfires to the iconic Belmont Park, this San Diego “stay-cation” stands out for family-friendly fun Traveling as a family can not only be a wonderful learning experience, but a great way to reconnect with your kids by spending quality time together and even a quick trip to a nearby destination provides the […]

THE ULTIMATE MARVEL SUPER HEROES RETURN TO SAVE THE WORLD WITH AN ALL-NEW MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE!

Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! tour is returning to SoCal this summer with a brand new, action-packed arena stunt show made for the entire family! Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man and The Avengers (Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Hulk and more) plus menacing Marvel Villains come to life to wow […]

Amping Up Summer Fun at Surfer’s Cove the newest beach-themed expansion at LEGOLAND® Water Park

My husband and I made the mistake of telling our kids we were planning an overnight stay and two days of fun at LEGOLAND® in Carlsbad two weeks prior to the planned visit last month. As you can imagine, we were on the countdown for the the next 13 days, peppered with questions about which […]

Hearing loss does not just affect your ability to understand speech, it affects all aspects of your life

Do you have difficulty understanding conversation especially in the presence of background noise?  Do you complain that your spouse mumbles? You may be suffering from hearing loss. A condition, that if left untreated, results in more than missing conversations that can result in feelings of social isolation, depression and risk of falls. Seniors with untreated […]

Gorilla Grass

Owning your own home is a huge part of the American dream – but it’s not just owning a home … it’s the pride of ownership that extends to the care you put into the way the property looks – inside and out. The front lawn is one of the first things about your home […]