When I was a child growing up in South Korea I broke my front tooth. The dentist told me that I would have to wait until I grew up before the tooth could be replaced...leaving me to make my way through society continually embarrassed and self-conscious about my snaggletooth appearance.

Local Sports Hero

05 September 2013 Written by
Published in July 2013 Articles
As the oldest child in her family, Bailey Reading had the unique experience of trying everything first without any older sibling’s shadows to follow in. When it came time to experiment with sports and extracurricular activities, around four or five years old, Bailey’s first trial run resulted in success.

A Delicious Walk Down Silk Road

05 September 2013 Written by
Published in July 2013 Articles
I've been going to Walnut Creek's Silk Road restaurant ever since I learned of its existence. A Mediterranean flare first attracted me to the place because Mediterranean is the style of food I love most of all because it does a better job of combining delicious flavors and tastes with good nutrition and healthy eating than any of the other popular cuisine.

Super Diamond

05 September 2013 Written by
Published in July 2013 Articles
When Randy Cordeiro selected an electric guitar from the Sears catalog as his 8th grade Christmas present... he had no idea what paths the initial instrument would take him down. Race tracks no longer intrigued him, he already owned a good bike, and he was constantly playing air guitar anyways. So when Randy decided to make his sessions of rocking out to KISS more tangible, he began taking guitar lessons which quickly led to his first band.

Genetic Testing

05 September 2013 Written by
Published in July 2013 Articles
YOU INHERITED YOUR MOTHER'S EYES AND YOUR DAD'S SMILE, BUT IS IT POSSIBLE THAT YOU COULD HAVE ALSO INHERITED A CANCER GENE FROM A PARENT? Most cancers are caused by genetic changes or mutations in cells. Cancer develops when deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is damaged in such a way that it no longer functions correctly.

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