| 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
| 5:19 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2009
McGraw-Hill Cos. favors Bloomberg News parent Bloomberg LP as a buyer for BusinessWeek magazine, Reuters reports today: McGraw-Hill is leaning toward selling its money-losing BusinessWeek magazine to Bloomberg LP, although another bidder could still...
| Oct 13, 2009
Michael Bloomberg has found one more thing to stick his name on. The media mogul and mayor of New York has acquired BusinessWeek from McGraw Hill. The deal combines two of the biggest names in business journalism, although in some......
| Dec 19, 2009
Mash Notes and Comment (Form letter) "Kind Friends -- "A joyous year of rich fulfillment to you all! "A severely bitten hand (received when a frightened little dog at our shelter misunderstood my attempts to feed it) has put my typing hand out of...