Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

Q:I was having problems with bloating, diarrhea, and fatigue. After seeing my doctor and undergoing bloodwork I was told that I am sensitive to gluten. What does that mean? Am I allergic to wheat? A: No. Celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, and allergy to wheat or gluten share common characteristics but are different disorders. Celiac […]

Ask Kelly: When to Start Dating After a Divorce

Question: A few of my friends are encouraging me to start dating after my divorce. I have two teenagers still living at home, is there an optimum time to start dating? Answer: Your friends may believe they have your best interest at heart. They may not want to see you depressed, they may want you […]

Children In Motion

TIn this day and age, as physical activity is cut from school budgets and fingertip technology takes the place of actually getting outside and playing, it’s more important than ever to promote movement for children. This is the inspiration behind Align Pilates Center summer youth camps. At the heart of Align’s Kid Core program are […]

The Benefits of Using an Insurance Broker

The biggest benefit of using a broker’s services when you are shopping for insurance is that their services are free. Many people are under the impression that it drives up their premium to get a broker involved, which simply is not the case. Insurance companies will pay a commission to brokers to represent them and […]

Trust Administration: How Can I Keep It Simple?

Across the country, accountants and attorneys who administer trusts are hearing the same question more and more often: “If I don’t have any tax to avoid, why do I have to split my trust in half just because my spouse died?” Unfortunately, the answer is simple: When your spouse dies, you may have to divide […]

Grooming 411

Like any great pet parent, you believe your dogs should be walked, given treats, and of course: access to hogging the whole bed. But where does grooming fit into this? At Wig Wag Dog Grooming, we’re happy to help! Here aresome important tips you should know: It’s All About The Breed The length of your […]

We Ask The Experts:Keystone Mortgage Group

We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dave Greek of Keystone Mortgage Group, Orange County’s premier lender for purchase and refinance loans. We wanted to know exactly what people should be looking for when it comes to choosing the right mortgage lender, but what we really learned is that there’s finally hope for homeowners. Read […]

Standout Student: Emily Jaimerena of Dana Hills High

“Emily is not only one of my favorite student athletes, she is an inspiration to all and a great role model to what can be accomplished if you put your mind to it,” says Rob Cullinan, Dana Hills High School Girls Basketball Head Coach. South County Magazine: In your opinion, what is the key to […]

Standout Student: Helen Wright ofSan Clemente High School

“I nominated Helen Wright because she truly is a standout student on our campus,” says John Dowell, Activities Director at San Clemente High School. “She is incredibly active in the special education and child development programs. Her kindness and enthusiasm for all students on campus is inspiring. In her spare time, she works at the […]

Navigating the LocalReal Estate Market

In my 20 years in real estate, I have met many people whose primary criteria when transacting is to attempt to timethe market and hope to buy at the bottom and sell at thetop; a very rewarding experience when timed perfectly. However, Allan Greenspan, with direct access to arguably the one of the best research […]