Episode 415 – Back to School


This week on California Life, it’s all about back to school!

From the colleges ranked the best in California to back to school essentials, we’ve got it covered.

Discover this year’s school essentials and tips on how parents can budfet the expenses, plus LA Dodger Cody Bellinger gives away backpacks to the needy.

Then California Life asks the question, how safe are your children? There’s a website every parent needs to see as our kids head back to school, familywatchdog.us founder joins us in studio to explain why he is dedicating his life to child safety.

A new school year means new teachers, friends, clothes and supplies for your children. But there’s a chance the new routine could expose your family to a dreaded critter, head lice! We look at some of the ways to handle and treat a head lice infestation.

Then, see why each year thousands of students from across the country compete for a chance to go to the National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York, including a transgender trumpet player from San Diego, who was recently honored at the Ben Vereen Awards.

More than 30,000 people in the US will be diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer that originates in the bone marrow. See how cancer experts are exploring potential ways to work directly with the body’s immune system to help fighte multiple myeloma as Dr. Berenson joins us in studio.

It’s all happening on this week’s episode of California Life with Heather Dawson. Be sure to watch the full segment below or see it nationwide.