Founded in the mid-1980s, The California Women's Conference boasts a long and proud tradition of lectures and discussion panels aimed especially at women in business. Some highlights from past years include a panel and sack race featuring Michelle Obama, Ann Romney, Cindy McCain, and Elizabeth Edwards in 2007 and a historic address from the Dalai Lama and Maria Shriver in 2006. Beyond annual conventions, The California Women’s Conference offers news and resources with a lively online community.
Mr. Jingles bestows holiday revelers with thick, natural firs that brighten homes and fill the air with the festive scent of pine. Customers can peruse rows of douglas, nordman, and noble firs, available in sizes ranging from 2' to 16' to accommodate a wide range of ceiling heights. To make the selection process feel a little sweeter, the business also provides customers with free hot cider while they shop, and makes certain each shift includes at least one staff member that knows all the words to "Silver Bells".
From 18 studios scattered around Los Angeles, Lori Moran Music Studios’ armada of instructors offers all-ages voice, piano, guitar, violin, and composition classes. With teachers who have worked on films such as Dreamgirls and Dance Flick, world-touring operatic productions, and Grammy-nominated choral CDs, the school can cater to virtually every musical taste—from classical to jazz to pop. Students choose the emphasis of their lessons, whether they want to work on their public performance skills, write their own songs, sight-read scores, or simply be able to play musical chairs during a power outage. Many will also get the chance to show off in recitals, concerts, and showcases.