May 7, 2008 |
The Varsity Times Insider blog, a source for observations, news and game coverage, can be found at latimes.com/highschool. Here are some excerpts we like to call "Best of the Blog": From the City Section When it comes to recruiting, no one gets as much attention as Renardo Sidney, one of the most sought-after Division I basketball prospects in the nation. However, the big man from Fairfax isn't the only underclassman from the City Section powerhouse whom scouts have been noticing recently.
June 1, 2008 |
Only a handful of pet funeral homes exist around the country, but that's about to soon change. This month, Coleen Ellis, owner of Pet Angel Memorial Center in Carmel, Ind., will begin franchising her pet funeral home business and plans to open 250 to 300 locations nationwide over the next seven years. Ellis believes that pets, who are treated as family members by most owners, should receive the same quality after-care as humans. L.A. UNLEASED Funerals for pets: a growth industry Her service includes picking up the bodies of deceased pets from veterinary hospitals, where they're immediately wrapped in blankets and put into caskets.