Yappy Hour Returns for Tail Wagging Fun at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Yappy Hour, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s monthly cocktail party for canines and their companions, returns this season for tail wagging fun. Dapper dogs, haute hounds and classy canines are invited to party with other pups and pooches and lap up libations such as bacon, chicken, and beef-infused water and the ever popular house-made dog biscuits, […]

Wild Birds Unlimited Bringing Birding into the Backyard

I went bird watching for the first time recently with a friend who is utterly obsessed with the Snowy Plover. A pretty inconspicuous, pale bird, the Plover is what the birding world calls a ‘wader’. Darting in and out of the sea foam as it rolls over the sand, the plover stops intermittently and pecks […]

The Power of Two. Stratford and Carden are creating an outstanding educational experience

Carden Academy of Mission Viejo has joined the Stratford School family. Founded in 1999, Stratford School is a leading independent, co-educational private school located in the Los Angeles area and Northern California. Together, we’re creating an outstanding educational experience for our preschool through 8th grade students. Our unique, nurturing, and balanced school environment inspires children […]

Seven Causes that Lead to Obesity & How to Avoid Them

In 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) officially recognized obesity as a disease. A committee set up to study the matter advised that obesity’s classification should not be changed, but the delegates at the association’s annual meeting overrode their recommendation. It was a controversial decision, to say the least. Dr. Patrice Harris, an AMA board […]

PROSTATE CANCER…MY STORY

I have just been treated for prostate cancer.  This is my personal story.  My prostate cancer was diagnosed last year.  My internist, as part of my annual check-up, ordered a PSA blood test and I requested that a “free” PSA be added to the total PSA level that is typically done. The next step was […]

Mission Bay & Beaches

From boardwalks and bonfires to the iconic Belmont Park, this San Diego “stay-cation” stands out for family-friendly fun Traveling as a family can not only be a wonderful learning experience, but a great way to reconnect with your kids by spending quality time together and even a quick trip to a nearby destination provides the […]

Hearing loss does not just affect your ability to understand speech, it affects all aspects of your life

Do you have difficulty understanding conversation especially in the presence of background noise?  Do you complain that your spouse mumbles? You may be suffering from hearing loss. A condition, that if left untreated, results in more than missing conversations that can result in feelings of social isolation, depression and risk of falls. Seniors with untreated […]

Gorilla Grass

Owning your own home is a huge part of the American dream – but it’s not just owning a home … it’s the pride of ownership that extends to the care you put into the way the property looks – inside and out. The front lawn is one of the first things about your home […]

Skin Cancer + Cosmetics. Kristy Fleming, MD, FAAD Changing the Face of Dermatology

It takes a trained eye to note the subtle shading needed to contour a surfboard. To taper the rails just so. To send the airbrush lightly over the fin box and trace the shape perfectly, symmetrically, precisely. It takes a trained eye to paint the female form, to counter shadow and shape until a living […]

Experimac – a one of a kind “Everything Apple” store serving Huntington Beach

Buy, Sell, Trade, Repair, Upgrade Pre-Owned Apple products If you own an Apple product (phone, tablet, laptop or desktop) – or ever thought about leaving the “dark side” and switching to Apple, then you simply have to visit the Experimac store at Brookhurst & Ellis in Fountain Valley. The father and son team of Bob […]