New Year, New Love

New Love

Tips For A New Love Life In The New Year A new year means a new you, and a new approach to your dating and love life. Whether you’re single and ready to get in the dating scene or you’re spending time with someone and wondering if the relationship has a real future, it’s time [...]

First Impression Tips

You got the JOB!

FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE EVERYTHING Make Sure People Remember You For The Right Reasons We’ve all had that time when we flubbed a first impression. That time when we were set to meet someone for the first time and something went really wrong. Perhaps it was the poppyseeds in the teeth from the morning bagel? Or [...]

SHOP SMART & SAVE

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Feeling Guilty From Your Holiday Spending? Don’t Put Away Your Wallet Just Yet Leading Savings Destination RetailMeNot says January will allow shoppers to spend wisely on some of life’s essentials The new year is in full swing, and though spending more money might sound like the last priority for many shoppers, there are quite a [...]

Wildfire Safety Essentials

Fast moving wildfire swept through the hills of Ventura County CA early Tuesday morning December 5 leaving devastation for miles and residents seeking shelter as they were forced to evacuate the area. Photo by Dermot Tatlow/American Red Cross (PRNewsfoto/American Red Cross)

Red Cross Provides Shelter and Comfort as 7 Large Wildfires Burn in Southern California People Urged to Listen to Local Officials and Heed Evacuation Orders More wildfires broke out overnight in Southern California, pushing the number of people forced to leave their homes to nearly 200,000. In the midst of the devastation, the American Red Cross [...]

Holiday Party Talk

Toastmasters’ Tips for Surviving Awkward Holiday Party Talk (PRNewsfoto/Toastmasters International)

Toastmasters’ Tips for Surviving Awkward Holiday Party Talk What to do when natural conversations don’t come naturally It’s the time of year when many people become anxious about upcoming holiday gatherings and the awkward conversations that might ensue. Toastmasters recognizes that natural conversations don’t come naturally to many of us and offers a safe place [...]

Holiday Gift Ideas

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas from Brentwood Home (PRNewsfoto/Brentwood Home)

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas from Brentwood Home Brentwood Home, California-based designer of healthy, luxurious, affordable home essentials is offering 15 percent off new items and best-selling gifts now through December 14 using code WARMWISHES. For the host or hostess – NEW aromatherapy candles, $40 With scents like the Los Angeles-inspired Farmer’s Market, woodsy Redwood and soft, soothing Sunday Morning, Brentwood Home’s recently launched [...]

Adopt Together

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AdoptTogether Announces Partnership With Curtis Stone AdoptTogether is pleased to announce a 2018 partnership with Curtis Stone. Stone is a restaurateur, New York Times best selling author, TV personality, and chef/owner of two Los Angeles based award winning, restaurants Maude and Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant. Each year through his #Commit2One charity initiative, Curtis and his team pledge their time, [...]

World View: Yemen

A student stands in the ruins of one of his former classrooms, which was destroyed in June 2015, at the Aal Okab school in Saada, Saada Governorate, Yemen, Monday 24 April 2017. Students now attend lessons in UNICEF tents nearby. (CNW Group/UNICEF Canada)

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the situation in Yemen Earlier this month, Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, called on all parties to the conflict to provide safe, rapid, unhindered humanitarian access to people in need, through all ports and airports, including Hudaydah port and Sana’a airport. [...]

Shanghai Orchestra

Concert-Tchaikovsky's String Sextet (PRNewsfoto/Shanghai Conservatory of Music)

The Shanghai Orchestra Academy is visited by EUYO Members Over ten members of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) paid a visit to Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) from October 23 and 27, 2017. During the five-day visit, young musicians from several European countries, including the UK, France, Germany and Bulgaria, performed alongside SOA students in routine rehearsals. In addition, SOA organized a [...]

Fire Dragon Dance

Through October 6, 2017, neighborhoods across Hong Kong are commemorating the Mid-Autumn Festival with magical exhibitions, including traditional cultural shows, lantern displays, and the customary sharing and consumption of tasty moon cakes. (PRNewsfoto/Hong Kong Tourism Board)

Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance Headlines Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Hong Kong Through October 6, 2017, neighborhoods across Hong Kong are commemorating the Mid-Autumn Festival with magical exhibitions, including traditional cultural shows, lantern displays, and the customary sharing and consumption of tasty moon cakes. Among the grandest of all festive activities for the four nights is the Tai [...]