Author: Ashley Arikawa


Recap of Recent Earthquakes: March 2014

Three earthquakes within the past month: A magnitude 2.6 earthquake near Fresno yesterday, a magnitude 4.4 in Westwood last Monday, and a magnitude 6.9 off the coast of Northern California on March 10. Here’s a brief re-cap of some of the recent earthquakes that have hit California in the month of March: Yesterday, a small […]

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Easy-as-Pie Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

Today is Pi Day! Pi is the Greek letter and infinitely numbered mathematical constant used to calculate the circumference of a circle that starts with the numbers 3.14… Today also Albert Einstein’s birthday. In honor of March 14 (3/14), we’ve compiled some ways to celebrate pi with pie: Watch a “Pi”-related movie. Some of our […]

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Fun Things to do This Weekend: March 14-16, 2014

Forecasters predict sunny weather throughout the state this weekend! Enjoy the wonderful weather outside with these 8 fun weekend events: Northern California: After-Hours Pi-Day Celebration at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Friday, March 14; 6:30-8:00pm The Whole Body Fitness Expo at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Saturday, March 15; 10:00am-4:00pm Hit & Run 5K race […]

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Allergy Season is Upon Us– Are you Ready?

The rain has stopped and spring flowers are in full bloom– which also means that allergy season is upon us. It’s tough to find relief from the sneezing and itchy, watery eyes during this time of year when everyone wants to be outside, enjoying the perfect weather. However, there are some things you can try to minimize your […]

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Celebrating Hinamatsuri (Girl’s Day)

Hinamatsuri, also known as Girl’s Day, is a holiday in Japan that celebrates girls and wishes them happiness, health, and prosperity.  It occurs every year on March 3. There is also Children’s/Boy’s Day, which happens on May 5. On Girl’s Day, families with daughters will set up a multi-tiered hina doll display, which features the Emperor and […]

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It’s Time for Orange County Restaurant Week

Let the next round of Southern California restaurant weeks commence! Orange County Restaurant Week begins Sunday, February 23. Like the dineLA Restaurant Week that took place last month, the Orange County Restaurant Week will showcase participating restaurants, serving specially priced two and three course lunch and dinner options. Over 80 restaurants will offer specials, in addition […]

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