city life

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Jean Youn: Goose Dads

It seems that some of my customers really like geese. I noticed that some of them like goose designs on their shirts or pants. Today I would like to share with you a story about geese. In Korea, there is a title called ‘goose dad.’ This isn’t talking about the leader in a flock of geese flying in V formation. […]
Sunday, August 28, 2011

Guest Blogger: The weather, life, and happy days

There’s a proverb that says that having clear and sunny days all the time creates deserts. Of course everybody wishes to have bright and happy days all the time, but if every single day was like that, we could forget what happiness is. It is natural for there to be rain, snow, wind, thunder, and lightning on some days and […]
Sunday, August 21, 2011

Guest Blogger: New vs. old

Do you like the word ‘new’? Usually, when something is new, it is good. Whether it’s a new item or new thought, it often makes people feel good to have new things. A lot of areas in the United States have the word ‘new’ attached to them, like New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico, and New Orleans. The […]
Sunday, August 14, 2011

Guest Blogger: The benefits of a few good laughs

When I turn on the news on television, it seems like there’s a lot more bad news than good news. Whether we’re talking about the debt problem we’re having in the US or the riots in England and other problems in Europe, Asia, and Africa, it seems like there’s a lot more bad things going on than there is good. […]
Sunday, July 31, 2011

Guest Blogger: Watermelon and hot summer days

Photo courtesy Guest Blogger Jean Youn It’s now the end of July and the beginning of August. The hot summer weather causes people to sweat a lot. Sometimes, excessive heat can make people feel weak. In cases like this, it is good to eat a lot of healthy foods. Some of the best foods to eat during the hot summer […]
Sunday, July 24, 2011

Guest Blogger: The tomato debate

Is a tomato a fruit or vegetable? This was a question that was on a test I took in elementary school. Regardless of its correct label, everyone knows that tomatoes are good for you. Times magazine listed tomatoes as one of the 10 foods that prevent cancer. There are many different ways to prepare tomatoes to eat. I however, simply […]
Saturday, April 16, 2011

It’s going to be a hot one in Burbank!

Hot temperatures and tons of sunshine in Burbank today. Bring it on!  No rain this weekend just plenty of gorgeous this-is-why-we-live in Southern California weather. At around 9 a.m. this morning, it was already 73 degrees in B-town. The high is expected to reach into the 90s. The weather forecast includes the possibility of some winds, 15 to 25 mph […]
Saturday, April 2, 2011

Catching up:The governor officially declares the drought over!

Last Wednesday, March 30, Governor Jerry Brown declared the state drought over, done, finished — a total wrap. After nearly three years of being in drought mode, Governor signed a proclamation ending it. Brown’s announcement followed the fourth snow survey of the season, conducted by the Department of Water Resources (DWR), which found that water content in California’s mountain snowpack […]