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  • Former Jones High principal wins national award for urban educators, takes on new role in Orange

     
    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...
  • Wash Away Pricey Beauty Regimens

    Wash Away Pricey Beauty Regimens
    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...
  • Book helps sort out caregiving options

    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...
  • Books by John Wooden

    Books by John Wooden
    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"...
  • Teaching by example

    Teaching by example
    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...
  • Allergies shouldn't be a source of embarrassment

    Allergies shouldn't be a source of embarrassment
    Q: Your peanut-allergic daughter just entered grade school and suddenly feels embarrassed by her allergy. How can you help her cope? Parental advice Acknowledge her feelings but let her know there is nothing to be embarrassed about. It's actually...
  • Online job applicants can face unexpected hurdles

    Online job applicants can face unexpected hurdles
    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...
  • SeaWorld San Diego to announce new ride for 2012

    SeaWorld San Diego to announce new ride for 2012
    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...
  • 7 unusual thesauri to celebrate Roget

    7 unusual thesauri to celebrate Roget
    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:...
  • Taking a chance on the rest of your life

    Taking a chance on the rest of your life
    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...
  • Credit-rating firms' shares plunge on subprime-related court ruling

     
    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...