Archive for September, 2014

Our Organic Gardening instructor, Christy Wilhelmi, is a fount of knowledge. Here is her latest post on her blog, Gardenerd.  Fa By Christy Wilhelmi September 23rd marked the beginning of fall, the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. It couldn’t be more welcome after all the heat we’ve been having. It brings with it a […]

(Photo by Piero Desopo) By Alice Meyering Our photography students are amazing! And they get to shoot all over Los Angeles County, thanks to the photo safaris we offer that are led by our talented instructors. Case in point: Our “On the Street with Your Camera” class this summer, taught by Ed Mangus, took students […]

Rockin’ with Risi!

Posted: 16th September 2014 by Bruce Smith in General

By Alice Meyering I never cease to be amazed by the talent we have here at Community Ed – from instructors to students. The latest manifestation of that talent comes from Pete Risi –guitar instructor and sizzlin’ rock guitarist – and his recording project called Sonic Jungle. Sonic Jungle’s music represents a powerful hard rock […]

By Susan Bernard For much of my professional life, I have been a writer. And, while I have taken many avocational classes in different disciplines, I had never thought of pursuing the visual arts because as an adult, my drawing skills–which I equated with artistic ability–were childlike, and I didn’t enjoy taking classes in which […]

First day of school

Posted: 3rd September 2014 by Alice Meyering in Campus Snippets, Video
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So…. it’s the first day of school, and the first day of school always makes me feel like a kid again.  We’ve got a steady stream of people coming in today registering for classes, and the office has been busy.  Somehow everyone seems to be ready for the new semester this time around, which is refreshing. […]