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  • Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage

     Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage
    A stiff, sore upper back makes it hard to take a deep breath and relax. The good news is that you can ease that tightness with the help of two rubber therapy balls (or tennis balls). Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing...
  • Migraine disorder comes with its own set of clues to preventing pain

    Starting in her 30s, Barbara Schulties began suffering from debilitating headaches, which she describes as "someone taking a hot poker to my eye." Besides excruciating head pain, the Santa Cruz resident lists a host of accompanying symptoms: nausea,...
  • Westmont seeks grant for arts building

    Westmont seeks grant for arts building
    Westmont Park District officials are seeking a state grant that would help fund the construction of a new $3.3 million recreation arts center in Ty Warner Park. The proposed 10,000-square-foot arts center would be located on an empty lot on the south...
  • Life Skill #499: How to train for your first 5K

    Life Skill #499: How to train for your first 5K
    The first question Cari Setzler asks at a 5K orientation meeting is, "How many of you think you don't belong here?" "Without a doubt, 80 percent of people raise their hands," said Setzler, 35, coaching certification instructor with the Road Runners Club...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 03/05/14 for 03/05/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Matt Lucas was born in London, England, on this date in 1974. This birthday guy has appeared in such films as "Bridesmaids," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Shaun of the Dead." He's worked in American TV with roles on "Super Fun Night,"...
  • Cholesterol test now recommended for kids 9 to 11

    Cholesterol test now recommended for kids 9 to 11
    The face of cholesterol testing just got a lot younger. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently revised guidelines for annual well-child visits, adding a recommendation that all children between the ages of 9 and 11 get a dyslipidemiascreen, which...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 03/13/14

    Today's Birthday (03/13/14). Focus on your joy this year. Play with partners, family and friends, as creativity abounds. Sort, organize and strengthen infrastructure at home and work. Schedule a vacation to take advantage of high romance this summer....
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 03/28/14 for 03/28/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Julia Stiles was born in New York City today in 1981. This birthday gal has earned an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Lumen Ann Pierce on the TV series "Dexter." She's also played the role of Nicky Parsons in three films of...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 02/28/14 for 02/28/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Rory Cochrane was born in Syracuse, N.Y., today in 1972. This birthday guy has appeared in films such as "Argo," "A Scanner Darkly" and "Dazed and Confused." He co-starred as Tim Speedle on "CSI: Miami" and played the recurring role of...
  • Stoney Point Park has a tricky path to rocky views

    Stoney Point Park has a tricky path to rocky views
    This rocky landmark in Chatsworth is a worldwide draw for climbing enthusiasts. But it's also a great place to take a walk while watching the climbers practice their art on small rocks at the base and sheer cliffs near the peak. Begin a counterclockwise...