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Gown a Go-Go
Getting married is a life-changing experience. For Isha Brown, it was also a career move. Brown, 32, is a professional designer for Lovey by Isha, a bridal and special occasion line. But dabbling in...
Marching to mariachi
The 2016 Mariachi Festival celebrates Mexican culture by bringing together 10 mariachi bands to compete for a $1,000 cash prize. The band competition is the culmination of day long fiesta featuring...
Good Joints Seen As Key Link In Healthy Aging
Exercise has been identified as a key component of aging gracefully, and has been linked with not only improved physical health but also better cognitive performance. The maintenance of fully...
Preparing for El Niño
El Niño is poised to hit Southern California this year with the National Weather Service calling for above average rainfall that will last into spring of 2016, possibly even early summer. As drought-...
Long before it was used as the foundation of an edible house, gingerbread was the spicy treat molded in the form of stars, animals and even important guests of Queen Elizabeth the I, who reportedly...
The psychology of fear
The sensation of ice water down your spine. Goose bumps. The heebie-jeebies. You probably recognize the signs of fear, but have you ever stopped to ask what fear is? Or why it is? Fear is an...
5 Facts to Know About Concussions
From school sports to skateboarding, kids tend to play hard. Getting injured is often part of the game but, as a parent, you need to know when an injury is serious enough to warrant medical attention...
Six Common Myths About Heart Disease
Between the Internet, television news and social media, it seems there is a new story about heart disease nearly every day. While a great deal of information is out there, not all is accurate....
New to the family
The South Bay Family YMCA recently welcomed Laurie Goganzer and Tina Medina to the organization. Goganzer joins the South Bay Family YMCA as the regional vice president and executive director. Medina...
ABCs of SPFs & UVB/As
By now you know that you shouldn’t frolic outdoors for a prolonged period of time without covering yourself in sunscreen. However, a trip to the drug store will reveal a variety of choices that might...
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