To be sure, ADHD can make it difficult for students to pay attention in class and organize their lives. The importance of learning key attentional control skills should not be undervalued. But let's not throw out the baby with the bathwater.
The mid-term election is still days away, but it sure isn't looking good fro President Barack Obama and Democrats. With his job approval rating down precipitously since his strong 2012 re-election performance, Democrats are on the ropes and on the run.
Like it or not, actors have a responsibility beyond ourselves. There are still too many young gay people growing up surrounded by hatred, and they need to see well-adjusted, successful gay people who thrive without fear. And there are too many ignorant bigots who also need to see us in all our diversity. Once they do, then maybe we really can do away with labels.
At a time when development in Hollywood is rampant while infrastructure crumbles, having a voice in what happens to your community in Los Angeles can seem impossible.
Does this mean some criminals will be able to hide from the cops? Yes. Yes, it will. But it will also mean that cops can't just root around in your data and trample any citizen's rights for no reason -- which is precisely what the Constitution intended.
Malibu may be some 20 miles from Beverly Hills, but it was with more than a bit of interest with which I watched Sunday's debate on Malibu's Measure R, the slow-growth initiative on next week's ballot.
I've had deep exposure to music history in the making by virtue of hanging around LA's famed Sunset Strip in the 1980s. Imagine my surprise to realize that two friends are wrapping up years of painstaking work on a cinematic history lesson of the early metal scene.
The incumbent is a freshman who is looking ahead to innovative, clean energy sources of the future. The challenger is a former congressman from a previous generation whose views on climate change and fossil energy are almost as old as the fuels themselves.
I work as a dog trainer and am surrounded by a lot of nerdy dog types, all of whom don't skimp when it comes to their doggie pals. But that doesn't mean we spend a bundle.
The death this month of Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, a brutal dictator who had succeeded an even more brutish father, brought to mind an incident buried in history with which I was personally involved...
Both Ben and Sandra are excellent people, who I am confident, if elected, would serve our district well in the State Senate. But I have decided to stand with Sandra Fluke, and let me tell you why.
I recently attended the Toy Art Gallery's Halloween show. On the way out I passed Exact Science, a new gallery. I noticed they were having an opening so I asked if I could shoot the show.
Until last month, I hadn't been to the Watts Towers' Day of the Drum for many years... many, many years. The last time was when Baba was still alive -- Baba Olatunji, the master African drummer.
Not only does he appreciate the importance of supporting art from the humanist standpoint, but he also understands the importance of the creative economy for the city.
Eight years ago, I realized I had the strong desire to make a difference in the life of a child and became a "big sister" to a ten-year old girl. It was one of the best decisions of my life.
Here are our picks for this weekend, with a few Halloween activities including the last few days of the NHM's Spider Pavilion, some Hello Kitty action and a great few hours of TV for grown-ups.