[STARGAZING] Winter Solstice

Fall ends and winter begins on December 21st, at 8:21 p.m., PST, the Winter Solstice. With only 9 hours, 53 minutes of sunlight at Los Angeles, this is the shortest day of the year....

[SAINT BRENDAN] Honoring Our Veterans

Saint Brendan’s Veteran’s Day assembly took place on November 8th. Our scouts held a flag ceremony. Veterans who are grandparents, fathers, and friends of our students came to share their experiences with us along...

Marijuana Lovers Ready But City is Not

With a looming January 1st deadline, the city of Los Angeles still hasn’t solidified regulations and rules regarding recreational cannabis usage. California residents, who have had access to medical marijuana since 1996, voted to...

[HOLIDAY CALENDAR] December 2017

Downtown On Ice Pershing Square’s annual ice-skating rink returns. This year, special events include DJ spotlight nights, curling demonstrations and a New Year’s Day bathing suit only polar bear skate. Tickets are $9 for an...

[ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT] Year-End Art

As the year comes to a close, take time to explore the city’s richly hued contemporary art scene, one that engages and inspires in these hectic times. Downtown’s art scene further expanded this fall...

[HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS] December 2017

Harvard-Westlake   As expected, the Fall playoffs brought a strong harvest for the Harvard-Westlake teams and their fans. The Wolverines boys’ water polo team made the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs and...

[SENIOR MOMENTS] Embracing Technology

My 90-year-old friend announced to me that she now has “Alexa” and she just loves her. Now Alexa is not a person assisting her or a new pet. Alexa is a machine! Sold by...

[HOUSE AND HOLMES] Dave Saves Christmas

Is it just me, or are the holidays arriving sooner every year? The Hallmark Channel starts broadcasting Christmas movies the day after Halloween. When the world was not in such a hurry, we’d hang...