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Mother's Day

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  • Commentary: Recognize teachers in real, not artificial, ways

    May is "thank your local teacher" month. Consider that Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 through 9, National Teacher Day is May 6 and California's Day of the Teacher is May 14. While it is nice to have one's vocation singled out, it would be nicer if...
  • Breathalyzer app sheds light on U.S. drinking habits

    Breathalyzer app sheds light on U.S. drinking habits
    The first data from breathalyzer selfies--measurements of blood-alcohol content by a new smartphone app--show that users drank the most on the weekend of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. San Francisco-based breathalyzer manufacturer...
  • LCHS clubs, Kiwanis raise funds for program

    LCHS clubs, Kiwanis raise funds for program
    Members of the La Cañada High School Key Club and Builders Club partnered with Kiwanis Club of La Cañada May 4 to raise funds in support of the Eliminate Project, a Kiwanis International program to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus throughout the...
  • Gift ideas for Mother's Day

    Gift ideas for Mother's Day
    Before Mother's Day sneaks up on May 11, put some extra TLC into preparations to spoil that leading lady known as Mom with a gift that is as special as she is. Check out the ideas here, and then think about maintaining favorite child status by adding...
  • 'Neighbors' Crashing Spider-Man's Party at Box Office with $45 Million Opening

    Universal's opening of "Neighbors" has a slight edge on Sony's second weekend of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," with the raunchy comedy heading for as much as $45 million at the U.S. box office. Friday afternoon estimates showed "Neighbors" coming in with...
  • In Theory: Advice for future dads

    Christian Evangelist Billy Graham is widely quoted as having said, "A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society." With Americans celebrating this June 15 the annual day devoted to...
  • Waffle House denies waitress $1,000 tip, but she gets it back

    Waffle House denies waitress $1,000 tip, but she gets it back
    Waffle House, a restaurant chain found primarily in the South, has apologized after forcing one of its workers to give back a $1,000 tip.  Shaina Brown was working the graveyard shift at a Waffle House in Raleigh, N.C., in the early morning hours on...
  • Father's Day: a day to celebrate motherhood [Commentary]

    Father's Day: a day to celebrate motherhood [Commentary]
    Just in time for Father's Day, I'd like to say happy Mother's Day to all the dads out there. It turns out, you are more like her than you knew. Long after the kids are grown and gone, a mother's body bears witness to pregnancy, childbirth and nursing....
  • Father's Day: Favorite TV dads who cook, with Walter White and more

    As far as television is concerned, there's something just irresistibly funny about dads who cook. Well, we beg to differ. Here are five TV dads who knew their way around the kitchen, to a greater or lesser extent. Walter White from "Breaking Bad": We...
  • One year after college graduation, a degree of reality

    As dynasties go, my family takes its cues mostly from the Habsburgs, whose empire was based on superior fecundity and well-placed bribes. I remind my kids of this every day, as I treat them to yet another grand breakfast. Mostly, they just ignore me....
  • What do I really want for Mother's Day? To be more than 'mom.'

    What do I really want for Mother's Day? To be more than 'mom.'
    I love my daughter and the joy she’s brought me and my husband. She’s taught me things about myself and the world that I never expected to learn. But just like my husband isn’t “just a dad,” I’m not “just a...