| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:39 AM
The old adage is that the happiest time of the year for moms and dads is the day the yellow bus takes their darlings off for their first day of school. It's not altogether true in my house (which felt too quiet by mid-morning yesterday), though I'll admit...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Lacoste - the French fashion label famous for its green crocodile logo - is hosting the "Education for the Everglades" event on Saturday, August 31 from noon to 4 p.m.
In all of the Lacoste boutiques in SoFlo there will be in-store demonstrations from...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Broadway box office held steady for the final week of summer 2013, keeping a tight grip on holiday-weekend sales ahead of a post-Labor Day sesh that traditionally sees sales slump.
There were both gains and declines at individual titles all along the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Michelle Williams has signed on to tackle the role of Sally Bowles in the Roundabout Theater Company's upcoming Broadway revival of "Cabaret" -- and it's been long enough since her last legit appearances that theatergoers may not remember that while the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Here we go. The big kick off. For the kids, it is the end of lazy days and sleeping in and endless time with friends and elongated road trips and boredom and movies galore and midnight bedtimes (or later) and long stretches of time to read and draw and...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:26 AM
Students begin school next week and an annual tradition is back; the first-day-of-school photo. It’s sweet, it’s memorable and it’s something every parent loves to take and keep.
Our staff photographers do the same thing and they...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Upcoming public government meetings
Stanford Water Commission: Tuesday, July 2 at 10 a.m., Stanford Water Dept. Office
Hustonville City Council: Tuesday, July 2 at 7 p.m., Hustonville City Hall
Stanford City Council: Thursday, July 4 at 6:30 p.m.,...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:35 AM
In 2011, the first of the baby boom generation reached age 65. Since then and until the year 2029, it is estimated that boomers will turn 65 at a rate of about 8,000 per day, according to AARP. This generation has impacted a number of institutions in...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Each spring across America, thousands of students who once lagged behind their peers get accepted to top-notch universities, thanks to what author Mike Rose calls “second chance” learning. In California alone, 20,000 community college...
| Aug 19, 2012
Baby hipsters and BFFs Kaylee Vega and Madi Spadaro, both 13 and from Redondo Beach, are navigating the South Bay Galleria in Torrance with shark-like aggression. They've been saving pocket money all summer, and now, just weeks before school starts at the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Shopping for a K-12 student is still an expensive proposition, but parents this year are planning to trim their spending and focus on necessities, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation.
The average expenditure for apparel, shoes,...