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Club Literacy: Creating a New World of Words

August 28, 2017 • Community, Current Issue, Education & LearningComments (0)

In a day in age when most ten year-olds have their own cell phone, and are, at many schools, required to have their own laptop, the demand for true literacy is faltering; and therefore incredibly precious. So what are parents to do prior to age 10, when game apps and screen time take over, and [&hellip...

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Pets of the Month

August 28, 2017 • Community, Current IssueComments (0)

This handsome boy is named Juno and he is ready for fun! A lively three year old Siberian Husky, he enjoys outdoor activities and playing with his canine buddies. Juno gets along with family members of all ages and would thrive in an active household.  ...

Pets of the Month

March 26, 2017 • CommunityComments (0)

This handsome guy is Jax, a 1 ½ year old Great Dane mix looking for a new start in life. Before coming to the shelter, Jax was shuffled through multiple short-term homes and never quite got the chance to truly belong anywhere.  Now, he’s ready to become a...

Designing the Future

March 26, 2017 • CommunityComments (0)

Modeling America’s Youth Through Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley It has been exactly 157 years since the first Boys Club was founded in Hartford, Connecticut. Elizabeth Hamersley and Sisters Mary and Alice Goodwin were first to share the vision...

Thomas House Family Shelter

October 28, 2016 • Community, November 2016Comments (0)

Serving Homeless Families with Children Since 1986 For homeless families struggling to provide their children with life’s basic necessities and create an opportunity to become independent and self-sufficient, Thomas House Family Shelter is more than a place...

Pets of the Month

August 29, 2016 • Community, September 2016Comments (0)

Handsome Crockett is every bit the distinguished looking gentleman.  With striking green eyes and an incredibly sweet disposition, this 9 year old American Bobtail mix is quite the kitty catch!  If you’re looking for a calm and loving feline friend, you...

Giving more than 1,100 youth a second chance

August 29, 2016 • Community, September 2016Comments (0)

On June 7th, Community Service Programs (CSP), a nonprofit organization committed to providing high-quality counseling and support services to struggling OC children and families at their greatest time of need, celebrated their 10th anniversary of re-opening...

Pets of the Month

July 7, 2016 • August 2016, CommunityComments (0)

Pretty little Nancy is ready and looking for her purrever home!  This curious little kitty just loves attention and is always there to greet you at the door.  Just over a year old, Nancy has a fun spunky personality and would make a great addition to almost...

Getting a Jump on Healthy Back to School Habits

July 7, 2016 • August 2016, CommunityComments (0)

Children across the county are bemoaning the end of summer and the nearing of the beginning of the new school year. Parents serve as the back-to-school cruise director and are in charge of purchasing pencils and erasers and negotiating the perfect outfit for...

Teen Road to Safety

June 27, 2015 • Community, July 2015Comments (0)

Current and retired law enforcement officers teach your kids to be safe on the road By Ann Laurence I remember what it was like learning to drive. That’s why as a parent, I know my teenage kids haven’t a clue what they are doing behind the wheel. I...