AROUND THE CORNER FROM LA LA LAND

Family members never gave us the information as to who our minstrel relative was. “He’s related” was all I heard back from my mother after spotting this old-time photo among her boxes of treasures. I grew up in Los Angeles around the corner from La La Land. There wasn’t just this mysterious…

EASTER-THE REASON FOR THE SEASON

                                art by Brandi Oh, do  the baskets with bows, streaming ribbons, stuffed bunnies, a few fake soft feathery yellow chicks, candy and a toy help make Easter Sunday a worthy celebration? One mom said that Easter, for…

PARENT POWER – IT’S NO JOKE

School Superintendent Ramon Cortines April has been designated National Humor Month. While laughter is said to be therapeutic and an opportunity to make life’s burdens a little easer to bear, there’s also the chance to learn a few good lessons from the occasion that brought about the hee-haws. The Problem/…