May Ruiz

January College Search Guide
Education

January College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Happy New Decade! 2019 was quite eventful for college admissions, with the bribing scandal dominating the news for months. This brought into light the inequity in the process – not only are students from wealthy backgrounds able to take SAT prep courses, they can also hire counselors…

The Huntington Continues Centennial Celebration with Float Entry in the 2020 Rose Parade
Arts & Entertainment

The Huntington Continues Centennial Celebration with Float Entry in the 2020 Rose Parade

By May S. Ruiz The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will mark another historic event as its own float travels down Colorado Blvd. for the Rose Parade, 50 years since it last made an appearance at Pasadena’s famous New Year’s Day floral, equestrian, and marching band pageant. Themed ‘Cultivating Curiosity,’ the 55-foot long…

December College Search Guide
Education

December College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Well, the rain certainly put a damper on our Thanksgiving weekend. But Southern California is always in need of it, so the rain was something to be thankful for. We’re also feeling the Southland version of winter with cooler daytime weather and freezing overnight temperatures in the…

The Huntington Launches Yearlong Centennial Celebration
Arts & Entertainment

The Huntington Launches Yearlong Centennial Celebration

By May S. Ruiz The Huntington in San Marino officially launched its yearlong centennial celebration on Thursday, September 5, 2019. During her welcome speech at Rothenberg Hall, Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence expressed how Henry E. Huntington’s vision and legacy will live on in the next century. “As I look out at you, the leaders…

September College Search Guide
Education

September College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s after Labor Day and that usually means the end of summer. Classes have begun in mid or late August so your children are settling into the new school year by now. Before I launch into the college guide, let me touch on a topic that often…

Enjoying the Charms of Cambridge
Travel

Enjoying the Charms of Cambridge

By May S. Ruiz I love college towns – they’re typically alive with students either hurrying off to lecture, tutorial, or the library, or leisurely heading out for a cup of tea with friends. Mingling with the young crowd are usually tourists with a map in hand, trying unsuccessfully to find a specific site on…

Local Interior Designer Makes Gorgeous Living Spaces
Business

Local Interior Designer Makes Gorgeous Living Spaces

By May S. Ruiz Owning a house and making it a home is something most of us aspire to. We take great pains to make our abode a place where we can live comfortably and take pride in; where we can hold get-togethers or dinners with colleagues; where our children can invite their friends for…

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