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Playing Works

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015Comments (0)

What is recess like at your child’s school? By LaVal Brewer and Eric Stockel Now that the new school year is well underway, parents are starting to assess how these first few months have gone and what they bode for the remainder of the term. What’s the classroom teacher like? Will my child get good [&hellip...

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Top Players, Top Flight

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015Comments (0)

Ducks’ Josh Manson and Rickard Rakell join special needs players for some fun at The Rinks By Craig Appleby Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Manson and center Rickard Rakell put their skates to the side and laced up some tennis shoes to participate in Top...

Kid’s Pet Parade

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015Comments (0)

Kids show off their favorite animals in the annual Festival of the Swallows By Jody Robinson The Fiesta de las Golondrinas (Festival of the Swallows) is tied to the legendary return of the swallows to the Mission San Juan Capistrano on St. Joseph’s Day,...

Opportunities for Art

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015, Special EventsComments (0)

Help your child discover his or her inner artist with these opportunities to do and experience art around Orange County Compiled by Lily Sanz See Art Children’s Museum at La Habra 301 Euclid Street, La Habra, CA 90631 See Art: Galleries and...

New Year’s What? What Children Think of our New Year’s Resolutions

January 1, 2015 • 2015, Community, Holidays, January 2015Comments (0)

Every year, adults make a list. Not a shopping list, or an errands list, but a list that is supposed to change our lives and make us better people: we make our list of New Year’s Resolutions. Our kids hear us talk about them, and maybe even see us embark on...

Touching Lives with Hope

December 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, December 2014, Education & Learning, People & Profiles, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

KidWorks in Santa Ana is Restoring At-Risk Neighborhoods, One Life at a Time Sixteen-year-old Sandra Cervantes grew up on Townsend Street, one of the toughest gang neighborhoods in Santa Ana. As a girl, she knew where the gangsters hung out and after school...

Standout Students: Cole Custer

December 1, 2014 • 2014, Community, December 2014, Standout StudentsComments (0)

COLE CUSTER // California Connections Academy @ Capistrano // Class of 2016 Cole Custer is the youngest NASCAR race winner in history at 16 years old, following his recent Truck Series victory in September. Cole started racing quarter midgets at five years...

Standout Students: Cole McCutcheon

December 1, 2014 • 2014, Community, December 2014, Standout StudentsComments (0)

COLE McCUTCHEON // St. Anne School, Laguna Niguel // Class of 2019 Cole McCutcheon, 8th grade student at St. Anne School in Laguna Niguel, is a model student.  His positive attitude and huge heart make him a leader among his peers. He has mastered the art...

Future Stars

December 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, December 2014, People & Profiles, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

Local Girl Selected for Prestigious USA Gymnastics’ “Future Stars” Program in Rhythmic Gymnastics Tis the season when competitions begin for rhythmic gymnasts and Laguna Hills-based Irene School of Rhythmic Gymnastics is going for gold. The Irene School...

Tis the Season for Helping

November 1, 2014 • 2014, Community, November 2014, People & ProfilesComments (1)

How local families in need are staying fed, housed and cheered this holiday season We live in a beautiful place. People vacation here, dream about living here. The holidays are fast approaching, so everything will soon be decorated with twinkling lights and...