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covered CA graphic with yellow state image and magenta swirls
Caroline Zakarian, December 22, 2020

It’s that time of year again. Covered California open enrollment has begun. The open enrollment period is November 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021. You have until December 30 to apply for coverage that starts on January 1.


Colorful assortment of vegetables and fruits on a table
Ana Campos, November 20, 2020

Mild weather, morning dew and leaves changing colors are all signs that autumn is upon us. Autumn is also harvest time and a beautiful selection of fruits and vegetables are available for our enjoyment.


Collage of cookbooks and food science books
Shanna Kim, October 21, 2020

Eating delicious food and dreaming of my next meal is getting me through the COVID-19 pandemic, and I'm guessing the same might be true for you and the kids in your life!


wine glasses with snacks
Ana Campos, October 20, 2020

Food and wine have shared a passionate relationship for centuries. They have grown and evolved together to create a dynamic duo for dining, but what is it about food and wine pairing that makes this interaction exciting and inviting?


Young girl facing her laptop in a stress-free pose
Mona Gilbert, September 29, 2020

A common wish for adults is to return to childhood where it's assumed stress is non-existent. Although memories of play are at the forefront of this erroneous belief, stress is very real for kids in the 21st Century.


Collage of bibliotherapeutic books for kids
Shanna Kim, September 10, 2020

The Los Angeles Public Library has excellent bibliotherapeutic resources for kids from birth to fifth grade!


Books about being a vegetarian or vegan
Salvadora Sosa Prieto, June 01, 2020

Being vegetarian or vegan; is it a diet or a way of life? As we've seen, the world is constantly changing and so is the way of life for many of us Angelenos.


colorful close up of herbs and spices
Ana Campos, December 27, 2019

Beginning a new year has many of us pledging to change our diet so we can lose a few pounds. But eating healthier food is so much more than just maintaining and managing our weight. For better or worse, everything we eat and drink has an impact on our bodies and well-being.


a boy and a bear in a painted wood
Caitlin Quinn, November 16, 2019

Los Angeles is saturated with sunshine something close to 300 days a year with an equally impressive number of hiking trails from Malibu Creek State Park to Burbank’s Wildwood Canyon.


wooden spoon and bowl of honey next to a lemon
Ana Campos, October 02, 2019

When we think of health and wellness, diet and exercise usually come to mind. But we can also include self-care—personal grooming and hygiene as part of maintaining our overall physical and mental well-being.


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