April 2016
Category Archive


April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Cover Story, Entertainment, Past EditionsComments (0)

By Michelle Koeppl  Segerstrom Center for the Arts Sprinkles Fairy Dust on Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Since Cinderella premiered in movie theaters in 1950, more than twenty Hollywood film adaptations have been made, and what was once simply a beloved fairy tale, in the hands of legendary composer Richard Rodgers + lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II,...

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Teaching More Then Just Sport

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Summer CampsComments (0)

Summer camps in Orange County seem to be in every city up and down the 405 freeway—whether it’s art, music, science, or sports, Southern California keeps their kids busy when school is not in session! Vanguard University’s annual athletics camps for...

SOY It’s not just for vegetarians anymore!

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Expert Advice, FoodComments (0)

By Debbie James Soy is heart healthy, low in saturated fat and provides high-quality protein. The type of fat from soy doesn’t contribute to blood cholesterol and eating enough soy protein actually helps lower high cholesterol levels. It is the most...

Staycation in San Diego’s North County at the Rancho Bernardo inn

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Entertainment, HolidaysComments (0)

By Ann Laurence I’m a firm believer that traveling together is a perfect way to bond as a family and even a quick trip to a nearby destination provides plenty of memory making moments. We recently planned a long weekend in North San Diego County – it...

Moms Orange County

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, BabiesComments (0)

Healping Families Have Healthy Babies MOMS ORANGE COUNTY RECOGNIZES 2016 MOTHER AND FATHER OF THE YEAR DURING 6TH ANNUAL “HEALTHY BEGINNINGS, BRIGHT FUTURES” FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON MOMS Orange County, a nonprofit dedicated to helping at-risk mothers and...

The Importance of Concussion Offence

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

By Farzad Massoudi, MD, FACS Being the parent of a young football player comes with a certain pride – you’re willing to sell tickets at the big game, man the concession stand, and relentlessly display your child’s school team sticker on the back of your...

Making Family Memories @ The Great Wolf Lodge

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, EntertainmentComments (0)

By Jody Robinson “Creating family traditions one family at a time” – this is the stated mission of the Great Wolf Resorts, North America’s largest chain of indoor water park resorts. Located in the city of Garden Grove a stone’s throw from other...

Baby, Let’s Move!

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Health, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

by Ann Laurence Exercising throughout your pregnancy is a good way to improve and maintain your health, and the health of your baby. Exercise has been shown to increase cardiovascular endurance, improve well-being, enhance your mood enhancement, aid in...

What are teething amber necklaces…And do they really work?

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, BabiesComments (0)

By Dr. Azi A. Ardakani, DDS A growing number of infants and toddlers are being seen around South OC wearing a beautiful, stylish amber stone necklace. Their parents put them on their babies to “assist in the process of childhood teething,” but do they...

Diaper Bag Essentials

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Education & Learning, Expert AdviceComments (0)

As any new mom can attest, keeping little ones clean, fed and entertained can be especially tricky when you’re on the move.  An organized – and appropriately stocked – diaper bag helps ensure that you have the tools you need to keep your baby...