| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
I’m a working mom of two: a five year old who is a kindergartener in the public school system and a two-and-a-half-year-old who goes to daycare full time. I work for the schools and it’s a great job! Really, I love it. I’ve been given a...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Evelyn Mogren lets the chips fall where they may nearly every day.
After pull-starting her gas-powered chain saw, she deftly applies the tip to a parrot’s wing, a fox’s tail or a rabbit’s fur coat, and their hides and claws begin...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Holy smokes! La Caņada did pretty good on the standardized tests as reported by the California Department of Education. Traditionally, La Caņada Unified is a superstar when it comes to achievement tests. This is a credit to our teachers, support staff,...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:30 PM
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Like many retail outlets, Downtown Disney has been in flux in recent years.
Along with a changing lineup of tenants, Disney World's entertainment complex has slogged through its intention to increase its shopping and dining options. Some of this came...
| Jun 20, 2012
Angela Marquez runs her fingers over the Braille atlas, reading aloud.
"North America," the 10-year-old says, slowly. "South America. Pacific Ocean."
Joan Marason, director of wellness and enrichment programs at Junior Blind of America in Culver City,...
| Nov 28, 2010
The trappings of the holiday season are all around us this time of year, in television commercials that portray wintry wonderlands, in Christmas carols that command "let it snow, let it snow, let it snow," in images of Santa in his ermine-trimmed suit and...
| Feb 28, 2012
Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, made up one of the most successful husband-wife teams in children's literature, guiding an empire of books, videos and TV shows about the everyday problems of a family of bears, has died. She was 88.
| May 8, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Maurice Sendak, the popular children's book illustrator and writer, died today at age 83 in a Danbury, Conn., hospital after suffering a stroke. Sendak was best known for his book "Where the Wild Things Are" but was also a frequent collaborator on operas,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:53 AM
Theo Epstein didn’t say no to the Cubs’ job.
Vic. To. Ry.
Lookee, lookee, lookee, kids: Someone really good and smart didn’t say no to a team and an owner and an organization that is really bad and stupid.