A friend sent me Arnold Schwarzenegger’s recent comments about Cubans and Puerto Ricans. After all, I am half Cuban (my father) and Puerto Rican (mother). Here are his off-the-cuff remarks that made it into the Los Angeles Times: “I mean Cuban, Puerto-Rican, they are all very hot,” the governor says on the recording. “They have […] Continue reading

Joel Stein of the Los Angeles Times wrote a laugh-out-loud column about how much he hates Elmo. In a screed reminiscent of those when-I-was-a-kid lecture by our parents, Stein said the self-absorbed three-year-old Elmo was a setback from the “quirky adults” who personified the Muppet characters in his day. When I watched “Sesame Street” in […] Continue reading

Editor’s Note: We’ve had a lot of good diaries today. This is one of them. Thanks, Christina! -Elisa Last week I attended a wine and cheese mixer sponsored by the Lawyers Club of San Diego’s Reproductive Choice committee. The guest speaker was the Planned Parenthood Director of Communications for San Diego and Riverside counties, Vince […] Continue reading

Yesterday a flurry of articles announced a link between older fathers and autistic children. A study of Israeli children revealed: “The older the age of the father at the time of birth, the higher the chances of the offspring to have autism,” Reichenberg says. “In fathers who were 40 years or older, the risk for […] Continue reading