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Bullying, Cyber-bullying

Two weeks ago, our newspaper(s) and website(s) published an account of a few students who are concerned about an aquatics coach who they believe “demeans…

Dorothy’s Place: Gorgeous?

Well I did it again. I had a beauty treatment. It was a heat treatment and it worked. I looked gorgeous. Actually, it was my…

Smart Women – Smart Money – Taxes

Emmy, everything seems to be taxable. Most of the time I simply accept this, however I cannot abide by these death taxes. Is there a…

Calculating the real retirement number

The “million dollar” question many of those preparing for retirement ask themselves is simply stated but not necessarily easy to answer – “how much money…

Relaxing at the Hyatt on the American Riviera

  Santa Barbara is often called the American Riviera. With its wonderful beaches, perfect weather and iconic mission-styled architecture, it is easy to see why.…

Happy in Hermosa Beach

It was a memorable morning in Hermosa Beach. I awoke to the sounds of waves crashing and seagulls singing. I sipped coffee on a private…