| Jul 3, 2011
The idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think.
| Nov 20, 2010
Six Rotary Ambassadorial Scholars attended the Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club's weekly meeting on Oct. 22, at the Hilton Glendale. The Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship program is one of the world's largest privately funded international scholarship...
| Dec 8, 2010
Bellarmine-Jefferson High School students looking to carve out a life path can now turn to the likes of Desmond Tutu and Jane Goodall for inspiration.
The Catholic high school recently published "Wisdom of Giants," a collection of 100 letters...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 5:14 PM
Photo by Beth Black
With so many people losing their jobs, the workplace can feel like a never-ending season ofSurvivor. But for Sean Kenniff, even spending 36 days on the remote Malaysian island of Pulau Tiga during the reality show’s original...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:50 PM
Ski Rixen at Quiet Waters Park (photo by Beth Black)
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401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach, 954-429-0215, Skirixenusa.com
No boat is needed to wakeboard, water-ski or kneeboard at Ski...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Three exhibits are in their final days at the Orlando Science Center, but new elements featuring Curious George and Jane Goodall will be added in February.
On the way out, as of Sunday, Jan. 2, are "Get the Message," which focuses on forms of...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 11:17 AM
For nearly 60 years, The La Cañada Thursday Club has sponsored young women from our community in the "Bal Blanc de Noel" presentation of Les Fleurettes debutantes.
This year, the Thursday Club will present 11 young women to society at a black-tie gala...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look.
+ Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Fifty Shades of Gay: You might think reading the mommy-porn novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" on your Kindle or iPad during your morning commute makes you something of an expert on S&M and kink. It doesn't. And that's fine--novices are welcome at the...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:30 PM
Oh, it feels good to write this column. Even a year and a half later than expected.
In February 2010, I wrote a piece about how Kent Treptow, a longtime photographer for the Huntington Beach Independent and its sister papers, had left his job to walk...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 1:39 PM
MPUMALANGA, South Africa (KTLA) -- Officials say a Texas graduate student attacked by chimpanzees during a tour at Jane Goodall's sanctuary in South Africa was in a restricted area.
Andrew Oberle, who had been in critical condition since Thursday's...