Our oldest daughter, Ava, was 5 the first time she noticed an upper-grade classmate wearing a crisp, white gi with a white belt as she hurried from school to karate class with her mother. Pointing in their direction and whispering, “Mommy, loooooook,” Ava was instantly transfixed. I figured she was more impressed with the gi […]
Some of the nation’s top young-adult writers are coming to Pasadena Central Library Sept. 21 – and you and your family are invited to join them. The library is once again partnering with Bridge To Books for Pasadena Loves YA (www.pasadenalovesya.com). This literary afternoon, taking place from noon-4 p.m., includes four panel discussions led by […]
Alhambra and Monterey Park are both famous with foodies for having some of the best Asian eateries not only in Southern California, but in all of North America. Dispatches on these venues are part of what made Jonathan Gold the first food writer to ever win the Pulitzer Prize. My wife and I live in […]
Parenting a child with autism comes with a lot of questions. One chance for some answers: the SPARKforAutism Study conducted locally through UCLA. By sharing your family’s DNA with SPARK, you can help researchers understand more about autism, connect to a community of families with questions like yours, and learn valuable information about your child. […]
Freebies this weekend let you explore paper in various forms, arts, music, car-free streets and a unique form of solar photography.