Archive for November, 2012

11-28-12

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La Costa Resort & Spa

La Costa Resort & Spa

When I was a kid on the East Coast, there were three places that oozed glam: Beverly Hills, Cannes Film Fest, and La Costa. Magically, two of the three were knocked off my Bucket List early on. Recently, I visited the third — La Costa Resort & Spa, after a $50 million renovation. Lucy and […]

Creativity in Learning: Chaminade College Preparatory

Creativity in Learning: Chaminade College Preparatory

By Jennifer Speer In the halls of Chaminade, the bell rings and the halls fill with the sounds of laughter and learning. Bright faces and futures flow through the school, much as they did 60 years ago when the school began. And beyond their dedication to academic excellence and sports, they have one of the […]

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo

Join Buca di Beppo this holiday season for a memorable meal served up in a fun, group-friendly atmosphere. Dine with family, friends, or co-workers while enjoying the Italian traditions of food, friendship, and hospitality. In the spirit of Italian culture, Buca’s dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. Buca […]

Being Thankful

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer “Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.” – Will Rogers “Keep […]

Protect Your Home from Unlawful Collections

Protect Your Home from Unlawful Collections

By Joe Vera A 1099-C is sent by a creditor to inform you and IRS that it is going to write off the remaining unpaid portion of your noncollectable debt. A debt that is partially or completely discharged from taxes becomes income to the debtor and is noncollectable by the entity discharging the debt or […]

Thankful for People, Music, the Fun in Life, and Helping Others

Thankful for People, Music, the Fun in Life, and Helping Others

Let’s all be thankful for the things that make us smile. So many of them — good people, music, and the fun times that get us through the rough times — were part of a recent celebration. To celebrate the AMA last weekend, music filled the air at the GBK Musical Lifestyle Lounge with invited […]

Count Your Blessings!

Count Your Blessings!

By Rev. Pam We are all familiar with the annual traditional Thanksgiving Day celebration where we acknowledge our blessings and all that we are grateful for, and then gobble down the feast. Let us now consider the daily Thanksgiving feast of our lives. What is our contribution? Are we a blessing to others? Do we […]

Puss, Boots, and Coury

Do you have a cat that ignores you or a dog that adores you? How about both? We have a family of both and we all survive. I can truthfully attest to their good behaviors. We recently thought we adopted three adorable kittens that were soon to be destined for the pound, but the real […]

Some Rules of the Road in California

By Lawrence A. Ajalat The following are some rules related to carpool lanes and freeway driving in general. Using Carpool Lanes. In order to use the carpool lane, there must be two (or three, if posted) separate people in the car – being pregnant (even with twins!) will not qualify a person to drive in […]