| Oct 11, 2012
Bridget Williams, the much-beloved former principal of Jones High School, will be recognized later this month as a top urban educator by the Council of Great City Schools. Williams has been earning recognition at home, too. After a stint of about two...
| Feb 19, 2010
In tough economic times, looking your best is still important - maybe more than ever. Like it or not, studies show that attractive people earn more money and hold greater positions of power.
But when people are worried about keeping jobs and making...
| Mar 24, 2010
| 2:59 PM
Paul Hogan grew up with caregiving.
When his grandmother fell ill, his mother cheerfully told her siblings she would provide care.
"The family felt my grandmother might live a year, at most. She was so weak," Hogan recalls.
"Well, the year turned...
| Jun 13, 2010
From Contemporary Authors and Los Angeles Times
"A Game Plan for Life: The Power of Mentoring" — John Wooden and Don Yaeger. (2009)
"Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success: 12 Lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence"...
| Mar 16, 2011
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Students and teachers from Ocean View School District are sharing a new teaching method with schools throughout the country.
College View, Sun View and Westmont elementary schools, as well as a team of teachers from Mesa View and Vista View middle...
| Mar 30, 2011
Q: Your peanut-allergic daughter just entered grade school and suddenly feels embarrassed by her allergy. How can you help her cope?
Acknowledge her feelings but let her know there is nothing to be embarrassed about. It's actually...
| Dec 26, 2010
Job hunting has become considerably more convenient post-Internet. Prospective employees can find out who's hiring, as well as figure out job requirements and submit resumes, with the click of a button. But, as with most other things made easier with...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 4:49 PM
SeaWorld San Diego plans to unveil a $10 million-plus manta-themed ride and animal exhibit for 2012, according to construction documents.
The marine park had been keeping the project under wraps until Web snoops discovered an online bid invitation for...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Thesaurus day, observed on Jan. 18, commemorates the birthday of Peter Roget, who first published his celebrated collection of synonyms in 1852. In observance of Thesaurus Day, here is a list of unique and unusual thesauri.
"The Thinker's Thesaurus:...
| Jan 27, 2011
There is not much time left.
You may be 50, or 64 or 32 when it hits you in the gut that life is finite and if you're going to make a contribution to this world, you'd better start making it.
In midlife, we reassess. We ask ourselves how we want to...
| Sep 3, 2009
Investors who believe that major credit-rating firms should be held responsible for their disastrously optimistic ratings of subprime-mortgage bonds have won at least an interim victory. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in New York ruled late...