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  • Covert phone monitoring service allows parents to watch kids' digital lives

    Covert phone monitoring service allows parents to watch kids' digital lives
    Deana Rodriguez’s sons were 7 and 10 when she bought them their first smartphones in 2013, and the Long Beach mom didn’t quite trust the pair to navigate the technology on their own. It was a lot of power and information to place in the...
  • Choosing the best education for your child

    Choosing the best education for your child
    Nermari Broderick of Coral Springs, her husband and their four children spent two weeks in Puerto Rico visiting family in November. Broderick was able to introduce her three sons and daughter to the geography, traditions, culture and architecture of the...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    'Comedy of Errors' The Shakespearean play "The Comedy of Errors" runs Friday, Jan. 16, through Feb. 1 at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. in Laurel. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets are $20, $15 for...
  • Letter: Tips on homework as a successful tool

    Re: ‘National PTA to weigh resolution’ in “A year of stores and other stories,” Jan 3. If the resulting National PTA adopts the resolution already adopted by the California State PTA “to empower PTA groups to create...
  • Glendale PTA: R.D. White Elementary celebrating 100 years

    Glendale High PTSA President Megan Schowengerdt would like parents of college-bound seniors to know that school counselors are hosting a “Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Fill Out Night” on Jan. 28. Details on time and...
  • Matthew Troy: Hebron volunteer firefighter

    Matthew Troy said his interest in the Hebron Volunteer Fire Department dates back to 1999, when his family required the emergency services of the department. "That morning I recognized some of the responders as the fathers of some school friends," said...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Heroin, meth are teen drugs of choice, officer says

    Marijuana, pills and alcohol may have been staples of wild teen parties in the past, but more and more, students are using heroin and methamphetamine, an undercover Newport Beach police detective told members of the Corona del Mar High School PTA at a...
  • To give their children a better education, parents launch new school

    To give their children a better education, parents launch new school
    Maria Melendrez's daughter thrived for three years at the Julian Nava Learning Academy, a sparkling middle-school campus in South L.A. where she was pushed to excel. But Melendrez feared what would come next for her daughter. She could send her to...
  • Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized

     Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized
    I've been searching for artificial drama lately, like the dramas of sports and politics that I find fascinating. And they help me avoid other stories that thump the soul, stories that are relentless, and come at me like traffic lights at night. I wonder...
  • Ex-PTA leader admits stealing from Arlington Heights group, gets probation

    Ex-PTA leader admits stealing from Arlington Heights group, gets probation
    The former president of an Arlington Heights parent-teacher association was sentenced to 24 months of probation Monday after she admitted to stealing money from the organization. Denise Hoppe, 48, pleaded guilty to theft and forgery at a hearing in Cook...
  • Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights

    Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights
    The Hoover High School PTA Tour of Homes is always a festive way to celebrate the holidays. Exploring the four homes decorated beautifully for the season allows guests a chance to socialize along the way. This 57th annual event on Dec. 13 featured two...