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A Noise Within Brings ‘King Lear’ to Life

Monday, March 20, 2017 | 5:39 am

Shakespeare’s masterful tragedy, King Lear, gets a breath of new life at A Noise Within. The performance’s staging is set in an indeterminate time period and deals with the universal themes of familial responsibilities, loyalty and power. A Noise Within’s prod... More »


Building Better Baby Moms

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | 12:31 pm

Baby on the way? Baby in the house? These days you’ve probably been to Target so many times the employees ask you for directions, but now the endless search for every baby thing might be ending. Giggle is a new type of baby shop, created and developed to put... More »


A Sharper Idea

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 | 7:10 pm

  Ah, the fine art of shaving. Did you know that before the advent of razors, people used two shells to pull the hair out? Ow. That hurt just to type that. Copper razors were finally invented in 3000 B.C. But it wasn’t just to look neat, or to ace that job i... More »


Careful! Don’t Take That Payout Money and Run

Monday, January 27, 2014 | 12:16 pm

It’s sad, but true. For many Californians, the pain of a minor automobile accident only gets much worse after the accident itself is all over, the glass swept up, and injuries patched. Because after being smashed into by another driver, accident victims often ... More »


Nudging Nature

Thursday, January 23, 2014 | 4:12 pm

Sometimes Mother Nature needs a nudge. When young couples eager to raise a family find that, for one reason or another, nature isn’t cooperating, that’s when modern technology steps in.  And some of the newest of that technology is being used in Pasadena ... More »


Make Sure She Says ‘Yes’

Monday, January 13, 2014 | 2:02 pm

You’re getting married! At least you hope you are. This might be a good time to increase your chances of a “yes” by enlisting the services of a friend. The Langham Huntington Hotel is offering a $100,000 marriage proposal package throughout the year as a part ... More »


We Can Work it Out

Monday, December 30, 2013 | 10:48 pm

CrossFit. No, it’s not a plumbing component. It’s a popular strength and conditioning program that improves muscular strength, your cardio-respiratory endurance, and your flexibility. Think of it as a combination of aerobics, gymnastics exercises, and some... More »


A Dental Device to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Friday, October 18, 2013 | 12:29 pm

Are you always tired during the day? Do you wake up with morning headaches and/or a dry mouth? Are you suffering from personality changes or depression? Does your partner or roommate complain of your excessive snoring? Do you suffer from lapses in memory and c... More »


October is the Month of Smiles

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | 12:31 pm

Oktoberfest, pizza month, and Halloween equals beer, pizza, and candies. The mere mention of these October celebrations is enough to make your teeth quake in its roots. Fortunately, October is also National Dental Hygiene Month, so it all peters out right? It ... More »


The Art of Proper Reading

Monday, October 14, 2013 | 1:22 pm

When we read, we either read for information (serious reading) or read to pass the time (bed reading). Reading for information means we hope to improve our minds from it, while reading to pass the time is a means to keep us entertained. Serious reading and bed... More »


The Future of eBikes is Coming

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 | 3:06 pm

Ebikes are about to get a major boost as the Bosch motor system is about to hit American shores next year. Massively popular in Europe, the USA version of the motor system will be more powerful and zippier (as most US state laws are more liberal than Europe’... More »