Patricia Lombard

Single-Sex Education for Girls – Does it Work?

Elizabeth English, Head of School at The Archer School for Girls, will address the question, “Is Single-Sex Education Better for Girls?” on Monday, December 12 in a luncheon speak at the Ebell of Los Angeles. The Ebell Club, founded by women for women in 1894, a time when most were denied access to education, invited Ms. English to talk about this important issue for parents with girls. The public is invited. Please contact the Ebell to make reservations. [Read more…]

It’s Really Freezing!

I admit the one advantage to getting up super early (at least for me, it’s super early) to take my daughter to school is that I occasionally see some wonderful treats of nature offered only to the early risers. This morning it’s quite chilly for those of us who are lucky enough to call LA our home. There is actually frost on the grass to prove it too! [Read more…]

Harvest Your Fruit Trees

Fruit trees are abundant in our neighborhood. Our mild climate allows even the most unskilled gardener to enjoy a wide range of fruit throughout the year. But often the fruit is left on the tree to rot, which is not good for the tree or for our less fortunate neighbors who could be enjoying the fruit.Enter Rick Nahmias, a professional…[Read more…]