May Ruiz

February College Search Guide
Education

February College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz  With winter break in the rearview mirror, your children’s emphasis should have shifted back to school work. Hopefully, they have also done well in their first semester and are actively involved in this phase of their learning. FRESHMAN Your children are well into the second semester of…

‘The Father’ Astounds at the Pasadena Playhouse
Arts & Entertainment

‘The Father’ Astounds at the Pasadena Playhouse

By May S. Ruiz If audiences who are watching ‘The Father’ at the Pasadena Playhouse are dazed and bewildered, then it would have spectacularly accomplished showing us what goes on in the mind of someone afflicted with dementia. Written by Florian Zeller and translated by Christopher Hampton, ‘The Father’ has been  acclaimed on two continents….

January College Search Guide
Education

January College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Happy New Decade! 2019 was quite eventful for college admissions, with the bribing scandal dominating the news for months. This brought into light the inequity in the process – not only are students from wealthy backgrounds able to take SAT prep courses, they can also hire counselors…

The Huntington Continues Centennial Celebration with Float Entry in the 2020 Rose Parade
Arts & Entertainment

The Huntington Continues Centennial Celebration with Float Entry in the 2020 Rose Parade

By May S. Ruiz The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will mark another historic event as its own float travels down Colorado Blvd. for the Rose Parade, 50 years since it last made an appearance at Pasadena’s famous New Year’s Day floral, equestrian, and marching band pageant. Themed ‘Cultivating Curiosity,’ the 55-foot long…

December College Search Guide
Education

December College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Well, the rain certainly put a damper on our Thanksgiving weekend. But Southern California is always in need of it, so the rain was something to be thankful for. We’re also feeling the Southland version of winter with cooler daytime weather and freezing overnight temperatures in the…

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