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  • Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar

    Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar
    When Samantha Kuczynski contemplated the biggest dietary problem in her lunch recently, she didn't point to the chicken wrap sandwich or the french fries. It was the dollop of ketchup that caught the eye of the 24-year-old Center Stage props artisan,...
  • Seniors set the example

    Seniors set the example
    When Becky Rigali-Jackson returns to her alma mater to demonstrate how to teach fitness classes for seniors, she knows exactly who to bring along. Seniors from Newport Beach joined Rigali-Jackson on March 4 at Cal State Fullerton to help her instruct an...
  • Letter: Y's punching bags are going to waste

    Re: “Pickleball picks up fans,” Weekend Edition, March 15 and 16. Sounds great. So today, pickleball can be played by not only Glendale members, but Los Feliz YMCA members on the roof of the Glendale YMCA. Now tomorrow, will the Glendale News-...
  • Among kids in U.S., the rich get thinner and the poor get fatter

    Among kids in U.S., the rich get thinner and the poor get fatter
    From many corners of the United States -- Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Mississippi -- recent years have brought heartening news about the relentless rise in obesity among American children: Several years into a campaign to get kids to eat better and...
  • Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Rustic Canyon reaches new height

     Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Rustic Canyon reaches new height
    Have you ever tried the beets and berries at Rustic Canyon? Because the dish is kind of mind-blowing when you think about it, a mess of roasted beets and purple quinoa in a rustic pottery bowl. There are herbs scattered over the top, and a few crisply...
  • UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness

    UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness
    This spring, a group of college students will go about their usual campus routines, but with a voice only they can hear calling them names and making other distracting, disturbing sounds. In their case, the voice will come from a recording playing...
  • More room, more ability to help vets

    More room, more ability to help vets
    For Deanne Tate, president and chief executive of Veterans First, the selling points of the Orange County nonprofit's new digs are many. At about 9,300 square feet, the second-floor office suite in the heart of downtown Santa Ana has upwards of three...
  • Increasing wellness in Howard County schools [Letter]

    Increasing wellness in Howard County schools [Letter]
    As a pediatrician in Howard County and the mother of four children in the county schools, I am invested in the revision of the schools' wellness policy ("Changes to Howard's school wellness policy largely applauded," March 14). In my office and home I...
  • Letters: Obamacare and religion in the workplace

    Re "These claims shouldn't have a prayer," Opinion, March 18, and "Religious rights in a for-profit world," Opinion, March 19 Both these compelling Op-Ed articles allude to conundrums that inevitably arise from allowing religious beliefs to trump common...
  • Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear 90 minutes of oral arguments in a case that will determine whether bosses who have religious objections to birth control can deny their female employees the contraceptive coverage to which they are...
  • Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope

    Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope
    Stephanie Harshman whips the white-wire jump rope around as fast as she can, creating the blurry outline of a full revolution and generating the high-pitched howl of a large gust of wind. It's the double-under, a move that explains itself: two revolutions...