Kim Haman is a columnist. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
2014 Appears To Eclipse Luxury Sales Last Year
Orange County’s coastal region is as renowned for its sophisticated yet laid-back vibe as it is for its captivating scenery.
Kylie Schuyler decided to create a mentoring program for girls in grades five through eight in which accomplished college-age women would serve as mentors.
NONPROFITS: Program adapts to schools’ needs
She was about 10 years old, a painfully shy girl with huge brown eyes and a mop of shiny brown hair. She had a nice smile—when it could be coaxed to appear.
Kylie Schuyler knew this particular group of girls was different.
Nearly three-quarters of the U.S. adult population—74% to be exact—fears the idea of speaking in public, according to a 2013 National Institutes of Health survey.
The 2014 Walk To End Alzheimer’s raised $375,000 toward finding a cure for the disease.
NONPROFITS: Operates 20 parks in region, three in OC
It could be hard to imagine what it must be like to escape one terrible situation, only to be trapped in a nearly identical situation a short time later.
Plenty of Business Backers for Santa Ana School’s Focus on Arts, Academics, Dual Immersion
The idea of charter schools was little-known concept in Orange County in 1999, recalls Susan Mas.
Eight $4M-Plus Homes Sold in First Half of Month
In October, Orange County boasted 19 home sales that topped the $4 million mark, with the highest closed transaction fetching $10 million for the 4,000-square-foot oceanfront villa at 11 La Senda Place in Lower Three Arch Bay in Laguna Beach.
More than 450 Southern California business and community leaders helped raise over $900,000 to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County’s professionally supported one-on-one mentoring relationships with at-risk youth.