Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo Redefining Fitness and Wellness in Orange County

By Betsy Sanz Photography by Anthony Holguin, Raymond Photography Can you count on one hand how many times you have started and cancelled a gym membership? It seems as though every January, the gym starts sounding like the place to be – if not for the fun, then for the results that most of us […]

The Positive Effect of Healthcare Reform on Medicare Part D

By Stephanie Frisch Did you know that Medicare beneficiaries have saved about $4.5 billion since the Affordable Care Act started in January of 2011? Prior to the healthcare reform law, Medicare Part D beneficiaries paid 25% of the cost of their drugs until the total bill reach $2,830. Beneficiaries then paid the full cost of […]


By Ivar E. Roth, DPM A paradigm shift has occurred in the world of orthopedics. Personal perfected posture is now possible for everyone. What does this mean and why is this so important to you? The latest advancements and research in Podiatric Medicine have improved not just your gait and posture, but also relieves joint […]

The Definition of Convenience in Banking is Rapidly Changing

by C. Lawrence “Larry” Thomas Not long ago “convenience” in banking meant your bank was close to your home or business. The next step in the journey was being open past 3:00 in the afternoon on weekdays and, eventually, open Saturdays. More recently, ATMs and debit cards came along to make banking even more convenient. […]

Reel Time Sight & Sound: Breaking free from the big box for your perfect home theater system

By Betsy Sanz When you started planning for your ultimate home theater set-up and sound system, did you plot your perfect flat screen location and find that the outlets were placed at exactly the right distance, with the perfect electrical scenario for everything you wanted to do? Could you find the right media cabinetry for […]

Different by Design: Preferred Kitchen and Bath’s “back to basics” business philosophy helps company thrive in today’s challenging economy

By Jody Robinson “You can get anything you want in life if you’ll just help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar, author and motivational speaker This is the underlying philosophy upon which David and Julie Allen built their Lake Forest-based business. At Preferred Kitchen and Bath, the Allens and their team […]

Prescription for Perfection: OC Pharmacy

by Heather Evans and Jody Robinson When you’re feeling under the weather and need your prescription filled, there is something said for speedy service that is professional and above all: caring. Chances are, you’ve spent more time than you wanted to in the waiting room at your doctor’s office, you don’t feel well, and the […]