Dear Smarties: I have been trying to find an after-school job, but everyone is cutting back on hiring. - Teen in Temple City
How often do you feel your irritation level rising when near cell phone users?
It all started with four pages of college-ruled notebook paper inherited from his aunt.
Christmas came early this year for Ruth Tofighi-Mendoza.
During this holiday season, while we are all listening for the material items our children may want, I hope we also listen for the emotional support they may need.
During the holiday season, the temptation often is to let budgets and financial goals slide. The festivities and so many gifts to buy are a great excuse.
She may be just 60 pounds, but you don't want to mess with 10-year-old Mia Bartolovich.
Influenza viruses cause seasonal influenza, commonly called "the flu," which infects the nose, throat and lungs. Unlike many other viral respiratory infections, such as the common cold, the flu can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications in many people.
With many parents struggling to juggle bills, unemployment or underemployment, and even possible foreclosure, families everywhere have learned how to tighten their belts over the last few years.
What would you call a smile, direct eye contact and a firm handshake? I call them the top scorers in making and receiving a memorable introduction.
It's 3 p.m. Wednesday, and there's a whirlwind of activity at the Boys & Girls Club facility in Newhall.
Dear Smarties: I was recently laid off. I have a good severance package, and I know I'll be able to find something eventually. But my finances are getting strained.
Costumes, check. Bucket or bag for trick-or-treating, check. Pumpkin for carving, check.
Using good manners to resolve school challenges can simplify the outcomes.
Palmdale residents Tim and Rachel Burhans had attended Lamaze classes for about five weeks, as they prepared to give birth to their first child. But preparation was cut short when Rachel Burhans went into labor seven and a half weeks early.