2020 Goals: The Backbone Trail

After living in Los Angeles for over 30 years, I only recently learned about the Backbone Trail (BBT), a magnificent 67 mile trail that connects ridge lines from Will Rogers to Point Magu. In January, a group of friends hiked …

3.23.20
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3.15.20

Badamaash

Ever wonder where to eat before a Laker game when you head downtown? Try Badmaash, an Indian joint across from the courthouse (with a second outlet on Fairfax).

We had terrific service, tried dishes we hadn’t heard of before, …

1.23.20

Want to Raise News Literate Kids? Start by Touring the LA Times Printing Press

Teaching kids how to discern between fake news and rigorous journalism has become a key parenting staple in the digital age. Jump start the process this summer, in time for the upcoming election season, by touring the presses of the LA Times.
7.19.18

Anya Kamenetz: On Education and Parenting in the Digital Age

Anya Kamenetz writes about education for NPR and has her finger on the pulse of how technology is impacting the classroom. As the mother of two young girls, she’s also immersed in the practical, imperfect struggle of raising kids in …

4.10.18

Media Landscape 2018 (+ 2 new Century City activities)

Media Trends 2018

I’ve spent the last two days at the Digital Entertainment World conference in Marina del Rey, and caught up on the state of media and technology right now. Here are a few headlines: Cord cutting is on …

2.7.18

Tips on Trips and Camps: Summer Fair February 4, 2018

Let Tips on Trips and Camps match your child's needs with an age-appropriate experience by attending the 2018 Summer Opportunities Fair on Sunday, February 4, where you will learn about overnight camps and teen programs and meet their directors and representatives.
1.30.18

Behind the Scenes in the White House

As we look ahead to President's Weekend, we take a moment through two photographic memoirs of the 8 years that the Obamas occupied the White House. 
1.24.18

2018: Time to Re-Consider our Device Addiction

2018 is shaping up to be a year in which we seriously review our relationship with smartphones. We are encouraged by recent news that institutional investors in Apple are pressing the company to consider how they design the devices, looking …

1.17.18