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issue Start-up success stories that prove nothing is impossible, some extraordinary festivals that can blow your mind, trending toys that will make your kids smarter, pros and cons of owning a luxury car as told by exotic car owners, five tips on how to never look goofy while wearing a suit and tie, a viral recipe source for Ukrainian and Russian home cooking, these and more in the Fall issue of Russian Time magazine.

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Are Luxury Cars Worth the Money? An average price for a Ferrari is $282,000 comparing to a median price of a single family home in Nor Cal which is $276,000. Why are the highend cars so expensive? Are exotic rides worth the price? Four luxury car owners share their personal insight.

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Natasha’s Kitchen Try searching for a Ukrainian or a Russian recipe in GOOGLE or on Pinterest, chances are Natasha’s Kitchen food blog will top the results of your search. Find out how this website went viral and became one of the most trending food blogs in the US.

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Russian Winter Dark icy streets with dim flickering lights and a couple of huge brown bears trudging down the sidewalk. This is how most people imagine a Russian winter. Is it true?

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Make Your Kids Smarter Most parents are guilty of bribing children with new toys, video games, or fun apps to keep them quiet. A new generation of STEM toys gives parents a break by combining play time with a fun learning process.

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Menswear Dress Code Our style guru and acclaimed event host Moses Strizhaus shares five basic rules of wearing a suit and tie that every man should know.


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1. Russian American Media team members: Daria Mishele Kotserubov, Director of Operations; Olha Melokhina, Photographer; Luba Chosenko, Community Liaison; Larissa Gerasimenko, Proofreader; Lyudmila Borisova, Marketing Manager; Angelica Strijaous, Director of Marketing 2. Loren Garcia, Referral Supervisor at Elica Health Centers

6. Tess Dubois-Carey, Campus President; Paul Dmitriev, Director of Facilities; Adrain Edwards, Supervisor Admissions Support with UTI 7. Richard Hoang and Martel Moses, Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs (APAPA) Headquarters

3. Cricket Wireless representatives: General Manager Cintia Castorena with District Managers Lenny Garcia and Yerika Birwell

8. SMUD representatives: Val Ivanov, Strategic Account Advisor; Lori Okamoto, SEED Program Coordinator; Phillip Vanderdussen, Human Resources Technician

4. Ted Labissiere, VP of Limeworks; Garrett Gatewood, Limeworks President; Tony Cincotta, General Manager at Republic Services

9. Sergey Kotserubov, VP of MArketing, Russian American Media; Linda Koehn, Business Development Manager, Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce

5. Alison Santiago - Events and Membership Manager for Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, Lisa Joiner - Lincoln Showcase Event Committee Chair, Paul Joiner - City of Lincoln Council Member

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Third Annual Art with a Heart Show Fundraiser in support of My Sister’s House, a local non-profit dedicated to serve the needs of Asian and Pacific Islander women and children impacted by domestic violence, human trafficking and sexual assault. The fundraiser featured an art exhibition showcasing the work of local artists, make and take hand on art tables and a silent auction. All the proceeds from the event will benefit My Sister’s House programs including safe shelters, help line, legal assistance, outreach and education. www.my-sisters-house.org

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What is the best present you ever gave someone?

My best gift was a 99-cent pencil sharpener. That’s right, a pencil sharpener I thoughtlessly grabbed at the register while buying balloons for my daughter Nickol’s birthday celebration. I overheard Nicky begging her mom for a sharpener she needed for school, but my wife was so busy with planning a party that she didn’t pay attention to Nicky’s request.

I will never forget my wife’s astonished face when she was looking at our ten year old girl jumping for joy after opening her last birthday present which happened to be my pink pencil sharpener. This modest present came last following a dozen nicely wrapped boxes filled with expensive toys and new outfits. Nonetheless, it was the one that got her the most excited because it was the one thing she really wanted at the moment. Do you want to know a sure way of finding a perfect gift for someone? Ask that person to guess what it is that you got them as a present. Allow them three guesses, and there you have it, three things they want to receive the most as a gift. I read this trick in the Life Hacks story presented in

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I hope this issue helps you stay in the know and keep up with the world that is changing so fast. After all, change is a good thing as it helps us move forward and explore new opportunities. Sergey Ivannikov Publisher RussianAmericanMedia.com

this issue. We chose Life Hacks as one of our featured topics because it went viral this year. People love cool little tricks that don’t cost much but make our lives so much easier! Giving up on the conventional idea of working a nine-to-five day job and taking a leap of faith to follow one’s passion is another popular trend this days. A friend of mine from San Francisco often jokes, that every other person who lives in Bay Area now is either a founder or a CEO of some small start-up. We present you with the unbelievable stories of two young women that dared to follow their dreams and made it big in the start-up world. Check out the article about Natasha Kravchuk, the founder of Natasha’s Kitchen, one of the hottest food blogs on the RUSSIAN TIME MAGAZINE

web, and Katrina Ponina, a Russian American beauty queen that launched a new trendy faux fur line called Boho Coats. Technology is another viral trends these days. And this one is here to stay. See how you can prepare your kids for a world overrun with technology by reading our story on STEM toys. This new trend in the child development process is the result of the growing number of tech jobs and new start-ups. STEM stands for toys which boost kids’ brain power in four areas – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This cool new addition to the toy industry allows parents to keep their children entertained while equipping them with the skills they need to be successful in future.

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FIVE WAYS TO EXPERIENCE

RUSSIAN WINTER by Alessandra Ensch

When you think about Russian winters, what do you see? No doubt a dark icy street with dim flickering lights and a couple of huge brown bears trudging down the sidewalk? Well, you aren’t alone. Throughout most of the world, there seems to be an established stereotype that Russia is a country of everlasting winter and constant heavy snowfall. Although this stereotype is not completely inaccurate, the average Russian winter can actually be considered quite enjoyable and is an excellent opportunity to discover what a genuine Russian winter is all about. So without further ado, here are 5 wonderful ways anyone can experience the undeniable charm that exists in Russian winters.


ICE SAFARIS LAKE BAIKAL, SIBERIA Imagine a world that is purely full of dazzling blue ice. Wherever you look you see the reflection of the clear sky and tall glaciers gleaming above you; a winter wonderland. This is one of Siberia's most famous attractions Lake Baikal. Lake Baikal is considered one of the most beautiful and deepest fresh water lakes in the world. Throughout the winter months, a variety of activities are offered around the lake including exotic one-day excursions to the lake itself. Most ice safaris go along the shore of Lake Baikal. However, you are also given the chance to take a car out onto the frozen lake and walk around on the ice. Lake Baikal is sure to project an unforgettable image into your head.

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MOST RUSSIAN CITIES Russian Banyas are not only an integral part of Russian culture but are also a must when you are traveling to Russia in the winter. Banyas are overall a unique version of a sauna that includes hot steam, birch brooms and extreme cool downs with the help of an icy lake or even snow. Although this may sound a little daunting at first, Russian banyas, if done correctly, are a wonderful way to relax, warm yourself up, and even heal during the cold winter months. Banyas can be found in almost any Russian city - with towels, hats and snacks provided for your comfort. Nothing beats the feeling of walking out of a banya with skin as soft as silk.

There are many agencies that are able to arrange such tours around Russia, but if you are looking to speak to a local agency representative, Gabriel Travel Agency in Sacramento would be a fantastic starting point.


Russian winters aren’t something that can only be read about on the Internet or conveyed through photographs. They are a beauty that must foremost be experienced. So, get ready to pack your warm coats and woolen mittens and experience the fantastical wonders of Russian winters.

DOG SLEDDING YAKUTSK, SIBERIA Embark on this week-long Siberian adventure on dogsleds and experience the beauty of this frosty season that surrounds the mystifying Siberian taiga and the frozen Lena River. Adorable blue-eyed Yakutian laikas will accompany you on your journey as you travel through Yakutsk. Not only will you become captivated by the beauty of Siberia, you will also be able to study the culture of Yakutia and even learn to drive a dog sled if you’re brave enough. While the cold weather is considered to be quite extreme in this part of Russia, the cold is nothing compared to this once in a lifetime experience.

ROYAL SNOW PALACES ST. PETERSBURG

ICEBREAKER CRUISES MOSCOW RIVER - MOSCOW

A city designed by fairy tales - the only acceptable way to describe the magic that surrounds the winter city of St. Petersburg. Traveling to St. Petersburg during the winter is a wonderful way to experience Russian culture and discover the splendor of this city without the fear of bitter frosts.

Moscow is a lovely city to visit in the winter; however, its beauty is rarely recognized from the view of the Moscow River. This remarkable cruise offers the opportunity to view the flawless magnificence of Moscow from a completely different perspective – the perspective of a luxurious yacht on ice.

This magical city is full of stunning royal palaces that have different architectural styles and all consist of equally rich and diverse interiors. Many of the popular palaces include the Peterhof Palace, the Catherine Palace, and the Hermitage Museum. The cultural richness of these palaces is further enhanced by the sheets of white snow that cover them during the winter months. You definitely won't be disappointed with the grandeur that this city has to offer.

You are able to sit at a comfortable table and pass the time dining and drinking to the unique sound of breaking ice. Strategically placed windows and glass decks on this yacht allow you to not only see the stunning frosty wonders of Moscow but also the top icy layer of the Moscow River. Many icebreaker cruises are available during the evening so you are able to see the glittering setting sun gracefully reflected off the ice fragments and architecture around you.


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SUIT & TIE ESSENTIALS EVERY MAN SHOULD KNOW by Moses Strizhaus

Casual comfort rules men’s fashion in everyday life. Most men appreciate feeling at ease while rocking their favorite pair of jeans or joggers. However, even the least sophisticated guys have to put on a suit and tie once in a while. Be it for a job interview, a friend’s wedding, or even a Holiday party. While the type of suit you wear depends on your personal style, there are some basic menswear rules that must be followed at all times. Here are five essentials you should remember to always look sharp in a suit. 22

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Shirt

Your jacket sleeve should never completely cover your shirt. Use the rule of thumb to make sure that your shirt sleeve peeks just right. Bend your arm and interlock your fingers placing your thumb on the top of your hand. The visible band of your shirt cuff should be about the size of your thumbnail.

Tie

The width of your tie should correspond to the type of your jacket lapel. A thin lapel calls for a narrow tie while a wide lapel should be paired with a classic tie. The color of your tie should be lighter than your jacket but darker than your shirt.

Trousers

If you are wearing skinny pants, they should barely touch the top of your shoes. For the classic fit, your trousers should cover the knot of your shoelaces. Your pants should create a small wrinkle in the front and fall no longer than the top of your heel in the back.

Accessories

Wear a pocket square in the front pocket of your blazer for style and a cotton handkerchief in the back pocket of your pants for basic necessities. Add a contemporary twist by wearing a lapel pin on your jacket.

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SUCCESS of nationally recognized food blog by Alessandra Ensch

I like to think of success as an iceberg. Above the water is the success that you have achieved; the accomplishments that are visible to others. Whereas underneath the water, is the rest of the iceberg. The parts that are hidden from everyone except you. Under the water lie all the obstacles that you had to overcome trying to reach success, including all the hard work, dedication, sacrifices and even failures that you had to go through to achieve what you have today. People of success aren’t the ones that never failed; they are the ones that never quit. The same could be said about Natasha Kravchuk – owner of the popular and nationally recognized food blog - Natasha’s Kitchen.

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“My goal for Natasha’s Kitchen is for it to become a household name; a trusted source of recipes for home cooks and a resource for re-discovering and falling in love with Russian and Ukrainian cooking”. -Natasha Kravchuk

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A story of

Much the same as many of us, Natasha was searching for something that she could fall in love with. Not just a standard day-to-day job, but rather something that could ignite a fire within her and that she could look forward to every day. This was when she discovered the joy of blogging.

Originally, Natasha started a cooking blog in 2009 for the purpose to share recipes and events with close family and friends, “we wanted to document and explore our Slavic cooking heritage and there really weren’t any good trusted recipe sources in 2009, so we started our own.” It turned out that many other people and fellow bloggers were interested in exploring the art of Ukrainian and Russian cuisine and Natasha's Kitchen started swiftly gaining popularity. Eventually, blogging became Natasha's full-time career and her husband, Vadim, was able to quit his job and help his wife with the blog. Presently, Natasha's Kitchen attracts an average of 1.5 million visitors a month and features over 600 different Slavic recipes. Many of these Slavic recipes are particularly popular and even land a space on the first page of Google and get featured in acclaimed media. Be that as it may, the journey to becoming the owner of a nationally recognized food blog was definitely not a simple one. Before starting her blog, Natasha worked as a realtor for four years and acquired a Bachelor’s Degree in Business as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing several years later, “I was a realtor to get me through business school (because I’ve always wanted to have a business), and while I was a realtor I learned about blogging. I graduated from business school when

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the economy crumbled, so I took the practical route and got my Bachelor’s degree in nursing. I’m not one to sit still." Working as a nurse, as well as taking care of a family, definitely had its challenging moments; however, this did not erode Natasha's spirit, "My role as a nurse taught me that I could do anything that I put my mind and heart to. I think back on my night shifts on one of the most difficult floors of the hospital and realized that if I can do that, anything else that comes my way is cake!” Even after discovering a passion for cooking and blogging, there were still many challenges ahead. One of the most challenging moments in Natasha’s history of blogging was "trying to juggle everything and finding the balance between being a good Mom and wife while running a business." Every day in food blogging can be considered a hassle, "we work really hard to make it look easy." Nevertheless, after a long day of blogging, hearing comments from the readers is what really makes it all worth it, "the picky 3-year-old that LOVED the chicken soup, the wife who overheard her husband saying that she was an amazing cook, or the in-laws who that were incredibly impressed by a new brides kitchen skills, the list goes on and on." In the end, there really is no specific formula for achieving your dreams and to being successful. However, there are pieces of advice that you can tell yourself to stay motivated and on-track towards your definition of success. A piece of advice that Natasha likes to remind herself and her blog readers of is “don’t be so hard on yourself, and don’t compare your own God-given talents and abilities with anyone else’s.” Ergo, don’t be pushed by your problems, but instead be led by your dreams. Maybe you too can create a wondrous cooking blog.


Natasha Kravchuk is a young woman of Ukrainian heritage that immigrated to the United States at the age of four. Following the footsteps of many other Slavic women before her, Natasha obtained her education, got married, had children and worked several jobs all while taking care of her family.

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O BhO by Lyudmila Antonysheva

The Cinderella story has long been an inspiration for girls all around the world. For decades this fairytale, inspired thousands of young women to believe that someday they might find themselves in a kingdom of their own. The story of our featured guest, Katrina Ponina, is proof that dreams do come true if one is willing to put in the effort to chase them.

Katrina is the owner of BOHO Coats, an exponentially growing start-up that has made a name for itself in the fashion industry. BOHO offers unique handmade faux fur coats that are custom designed for each customer. Like most start-ups stationed in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, BOHO is not only a fashion brand, but also an online platform that allows customers from all over the world create their unique designs by using online fabric catalog and customization tools at the website. A little over a year old, Katrina’s company has already been featured in magazines, fashion shows, and honored to attend San Francisco Fashion Week 2016. The company has also recently added a full throttle production facility to keep up with the growing number of orders. Launching a successful start-up wasn’t the only milestone in Katrina’s life during this past year. Last November she won the Miss Russian California state beauty pageant and became the face of the Slavic American community for the year of 2016.


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beauty How does a girl wake up one day realizing she is a beauty queen and a CEO? In Katrina’s case it wasn’t a matter of luck, it was a steep path that required perseverance and courage to take a huge leap of faith.


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What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create


Ponina Miss Russian California 2016

Katrina’s story is nothing but ordinary. Artistic, freespirited, and wild at heart, she was always open for new adventures. When an opportunity came around Katrina took the risk and left her home country of Belarus to explore new horizons in the US.

With great looks, natural acting talent, and effective communications skills, Katrina’s career options were plenty. She successfully tried marketing, acting, and modeling while listening to her heart to find her true calling. It didn’t take long to discover her passion. Inspired by San Francisco culture that encourages self-expression and conservation, Katrina began to make festival faux-fur coats for herself and her friends. Her little hobby suddenly became a great success. She followed her passion and decided to quit her 9-to-5 marketing job to dive into the unpredictable world of start-ups. It was scary and exciting at the same time. Katrina’s company Boho Coats successfully combined San Francisco Tech culture and free-spirited festival style. Katrina’s coats made a statement proving that faux fur can be just as beautiful and stylish as the real thing. The styles allow fashionistas look stylish without hurting animals. Boho Coats’ idea resonated with many. The company began receiving orders from all over the US and eventually got customers from Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, France, and Russia. Katrina believes that this is just a beginning. Katrina’s dreams are big, but you have to dream big to achieve anything great. RUSSIAN TIME MAGAZINE

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I believe in family, in a bond that fills your life with meaning. I believe in love, the kind of love that gives you wings, makes you feel special, and helps you grow.

San Francisco- With its overwhelming spirit of freedom, diversity, and innovation is the perfect place to launch a start-up, especially the kind based on the Internet.

Such love makes you a better person, enhances creativity, and acts as an endless source of inspiration. I believe in soul mates, the kind of relationship where two people share the same passion, values, and outlook on life. I am blessed to have found a person like that, someone who supports me no matter what it is that I am doing, whether it is going on a hiking trip, taking a yoga class, or launching a new business.

I embraced this vibe, fueled my hobby with creativity, and turned it into a business model. I view my success as only the beginning of a big career in the fashion industry. My plan is to launch a line of exquisite and elegant City Style fur coats which would eventually win over consumers in other cities and countries. I know that my plans are extremely ambitious, but I believes that in order to achieve anything great you have to set goals of scaring caliber.

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It is up to us to choose the people we let into our inner circle, be it our business partners or the friends we trust with our innermost secrets.

To me happiness is composed of tiny daily joys, elusive bright moments, and myriads of positive thoughts. Here are a few:

A true friend is someone who can share your sorrows and, most importantly, your happiness and success. There are also people who light up our lives with the mere thought of them making us smile. Sometimes friends come into our lives for a reason and only for a certain period. Don’t be afraid to let people go of friends when your paths part.

If you can start each day next to someone who makes you smile – this is happiness. If everyone you care for is well and healthy - this is happiness. If you get breathless watching the sun set over the ocean – this is happiness. If today you are a better person that you were yesterday – this is happiness. If you can do what you love and get paid for it - isn’t this happiness?

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I love this car! It’s efficient (doesn’t burn a drop of gasoline), has phenomenal acceleration (0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds), and offers a luxurious driving experience!

One battery charge can last up to 215 miles, but this is still a stretch when you travel to remote places or get stuck in traffic. The charging stations often get crowded as well.

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The sleek design of this car turns heads all the time. It’s an instant attention getter. With its lusty 6.3-liter V-12 engine I leave everyone behind when accelerating from stoplights.

I wish it were a four door vehicle so I could have twice the amount of people enjoying the ride with me. Ferrari is also extremely high maintenance with even the smallest thing costing an arm and a leg to fix.

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Four high-end car owners share the pros and cons of owning a luxury ride.

An exotic car turns heads much like a beautiful woman does. Owning a luxury vehicle is a statement of status, but with prestige comes a bulky price tag with an average Ferrari valued around $282,000. So why are high-end cars so expensive? Are they made of better materials? Do they last longer? Do you get the bang for the buck from owning a luxury vehicle? See four exotic car owners sharing their insight.

2015 BENTLEY MULSANNE

This is the best car I have ever driven! Its extraordinary luxury, comfort, and performance comes close to no other car available on the market today. Aleksandr B, Los Angeles

Envy. I come across it a lot when people find out that I am driving a Bentley. I got keyed many times. Also, Bentley is a statement of status; as such, it does ask for a personal driver.

2016 PORSCHE 911

Power, speed, and maneuvering abilities make driving this beast an ecstatic experience! Being behind the wheel of a Porches puts me in an emotional overdrive.

Porsche is not your car if you are looking for a fuel efficient, environmentally friendly drive. As powerful as it is, Porsche can be a real gas guzzler with an average MPG reaching as low as 15 in the city.

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If you have kids, have you ever used your smart phone to keep them quiet? Most parents are guilty of bribing their children with new apps and flashing toys to make kids happy and buy themselves some Me-time.

YOUR KIDS SMARTER by Lika Emelyanova

There is nothing wrong with kids mastering a new level of Candy Crush or playing with cars or American Girl Dolls, but is there a way to fuse their play time with quality educational time? Now there is! Rapid growth of technology, robotics, and genomics makes tech, engineering, and science the most promising and lucrative job fields of the future. This trend inspired a new generation of child entertainment known as STEM toys. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and emphasizes toys which combine play time with brain developing activities.

ENGINEERING GOLDIE BLOX ¡ AGE 4 + Price: from $24.99 www.goldieblox.com

GoldieBlox is an award winning game which develops engineering skills in girls. Various sets include a cute doll named Goldie and construction kits for building her fun fixtures like zip lines. Goldie herself is engineered for action, with flexible joints, movable hands and feet, and fingers that can grip onto the zip lines.

Here are four age specific STEM toys which can buy you some quiet time while making your kids smarter.

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SCIENCE BIG BAG OF SCIENCE AGE: 8-12 PRICE: $35.00 www.amazon.com

Big Bag of Science is a great way to introduce your child to science. The kit includes over 70 activities which cover different areas, such as physical science, earth science, and life science. Kids can experiment with balloons, a magnifying glass, snow, and more to discover which type of science they like better.

TECHNOLOGY CODE MONKEY ISLAND AGE 8 + PRICE: from $19.99 www.codemonkeyplanet.com

Code Monkey Island is a family friendly board game that introduces children to programming concepts used by real programmers. This game is fun, easy to learn, and helps kids grasp the fundamentals of computer science.

MATH AGE: 11 + PRICE: $2.99 in the app store

You can’t find a more convenient math learning aid for a modern teenager than a smart phone or a digital tablet. Fortunately, there are plenty of apps available to help students grasp math concepts and prepare for tests. We recommend Algebra Touch, an app designed to help kids learn algebra from the ground up. It features touch screen technology which allows kids to manipulate algebraic equations by dragging, rearranging, tapping, or simply drawing lines while practicing with math equations. photos by: Igor Ilyenko www.CoolStyle.us models: Catherine Marynets & Arthur Dzhangetov

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You don’t have to travel the world to make some unforgettable memories. Consider attending these annual festivals and discover extraordinary experiences in your own backyard! All events are free to the public and take place within a three-hour driving range from California Capital Region.

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Mark your calendar for these three unique annual festivals. Somewhat bazaar and truly unforgettable, they are certain to leave you in awe.

GREAT RENO HOT AIR BALLOON RACE

CARMEL SANDCASTLE CONTEST

Witness the largest free hot air balloon race in the world taking place just outside of downtown Reno, Nevada

Enjoy work of art sand sculptures being built in right in front of you on the beautiful white sand beach of Carmel -by-the-Sea

BERKELEY KITE FESTIVAL Experience a scene from a Sci-Fi movie by watching giant kite creatures taking over the horizon of the San Francisco Bay

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GREAT RENO HOT AIR BALLOON RACE The Great Reno Balloon Race claims to be the largest free hot air ballooning event in the world. This annual festival features almost one hundred hot air balloons and brings together 120,000 people on average. It takes place on the green hills of a beautiful park just a few miles north of downtown Reno. SEPTEMBER 9 -11 Rancho San Rafael Regional Park 1595 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503 www.renoballoon.com

The festival starts before dawn with the Glow in the Dark show. Several large colorful hot air balloons light up to the music and take off into the morning skies to greet the rising sun. Once the sun comes out dozens of other giant, fancy-shaped balloons begin to pop-up all around the astonished observers. People are welcome to watch the entire launching process from just a few feet away. Balloons differ in shapes and sizes, and cover the entire horizon soaring above the city of Reno.

CARMEL SANDCASTLE CONTEST This event will take you back to your childhood when you could play in the sun all day long building sand castles on the beach. American Institute of Architects and the City of Carmel-bythe-Sea took this iconic activity to the next level by holding an annual Sandcastle Contest. The event features incredible sand architecture which varies from amateur exhibitions to huge work of art sand sculptures. Participants have only four hours to put together their exhibitions, building with nothing but sand and water. They start building at eight in the morning and present their work OCTOBER 23 to judges and guests at twelve noon. The sculptures fascinate with their complexity and size, especially given the simplicity of Carmel-by-the-Sea, building materials and time limitation. The event takes place on California the beautiful white sand Carmel Beach with lots of great lodging www.carmelcalifornia.com and dining options within walking distance.

BERKELEY KITE FESTIVAL This one-of-a-kind event takes place during summer and makes one of the greatest festival scenes in California. With hundreds of kites in the sky, some of them shaped like giant extraordinary creatures the size of a semi-truck, this festival feels like a scene from the Independence Day movie. The event is situated in Berkeley, right by the Bay, fueled by the powerful wind currents coming from the ocean.

JULY 2017 Berkeley, CA www.highlinekites.com

The festival highlights include Team Kite Flying, Giant Creature Kite Expo, and Free Kite Lessons. The event also features a unique festival food selection, distinctive to San Francisco. Instead of the typical deep fried Twinkies and ice cream cones, the food court serves oysters, grilled meats, and fresh mangos on a stick. There is no fee to attend and free parking and shuttles are available at the nearby Golden Gate Fields.


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Have you ever come across a helpful hint that allowed you to save time or money? Such little shortcuts are called life hacks, simple tricks that have been trending all over the internet for the past year.

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EXTEND MAKE-UP LIFE Use Coconut Oil instead of Makeup Remover. It works just as great as the makeup remover sold in stores, but it’s so much cheaper and lasts way longer. It seems like you just bought that Mascara last week and now its running out again! Make Mascara last up to three times longer by adding a few eye drops into the Mascara bottle.


FIND A PERFECT GIFT We all get stuck trying to find the perfect birthday gift. If you don’t know what to get someone for their birthday, have them makes three guesses of “What you got them.” Boom - three things they want.

EASY EGG PEEL Peeling eggs shouldn’t be a struggle, especially when you’re late to work and trying to have breakfast. Before tossing in the eggs, add one teaspoon of salt to the boiling water in the pot. It’ll make the shell on the egg come off effortlessly.

PREVENT MOSQUITO BITES The non-stop itching and scratching from those blood-sucking mosquitos is annoying. Try taking Vitamin B Complex during the summer. Insects won’t like the way you smell to them, so it is super useful in warding off mosquitos and biting flies.

STAY SAFE AT THE BEACH No need to have someone sit on the beach and watch all the belongings while everyone’s out splashing and having fun in the water. Take your phone, money, and keys and put them into an old, cleaned out lotion bottle. It is the perfect disguise that nobody will suspect.

KEEP YOUR SUITCASE FRESH Nobody likes a stinky luggage bag while traveling. Keep a bar of scented soap in the same compartment as your dirty laundry. It will keep your clothes smelling fresh and clean.

ERASE A VOICEMAIL If you mess up a voicemail you are leaving for someone, you can always press “#” to erase and re-record it.

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For years Slavic consumers voted for their favorite American businesses. Today we have an increasing number of Slavic businesses voted The Best by our American patrons. “Mom & Pop” shops established decades ago by the Slavic community are becoming industry leaders. Their products and services are winning over mainstream consumers’ trust. It’s incredible to see Slavic professionals and business owners being accredited by American clients.

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When you first meet Dr. Anna Almonte, you see another doctor running around in blue scrubs. But once you get to know her, or even become her patient, you realize you have a guardian angel in a white coat.

Checking up on patients and practicing in the medical field is not just what Dr. Almonte does. She is a first-class specialist, an exceptional, understanding listener, and the best communicator. She understands how vital it is to establish relationship with a patient on more than just a simple doctor client basis. Dr. Almonte truly follows her mission statement: “My hands heal, my heart care!”

After graduation from Odessa’s Medical State University, then Medical school in New York and a completion of OBGYN residency in St. John's Episcopal Hospital in NY in 2005, she is now working in the new and beautiful Anderson Lucchetti Womens and Children center of Sutter Medical Center, located in the heart of our city – downtown Sacramento. This establishment is a part of the TOP 100 US hospitals, hosting world-class physicians and the latest medical technology. Sutter Medical Center now holds the record for the highest number of births in Northern California with a soaring number of 627 born in the month of August! Dr. Almonte specializes in the personalized obstetric care of normal and high-risk pregnancies, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, infertility evaluation, contraception, menopause and disorders of the cervix, vulva and perineum. Fluent in three different languages, Dr. Almonte effectively communicates with her patients in English, Russian, and Ukrainian. Being an advocate for prevention, she educates women about their health, helping them make informed decisions. Maybe that is why a visit to Dr. Almonte’s office feels more like seeing a good friend than consulting with an OBGYN doctor. Dr. Almonte is absolutely in love with her job, and there is never a day where she’s not smiling at work. She also loves and cherishes her time with her 3 beautiful daughters. She is an active member in the community and many charities and events. Despite her hectic work schedule, she always somehow finds time to balance it all. Sutter Medical Center (916) 805-8008 DrAnnaOBGYN@gmail.com

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Anna Balan is a Real Estate professional with a degree in Finance and International Business. Anna credits her professional success to strong work ethics such as honesty, integrity, and commitment to keeping her clients’ interests as her top priority. She provides her clients with complimentary consultations, evaluations of the property value, information about schools, and neighborhoods. Anna is fluent in English, Russian, and Romanian.

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Community Outreach Academy is a distinguished high achieving school

Community Outreach Academy serves kindergarten through 6th grades. The school scores among the highest in the region based on the standardized test results. Besides high academic achievements, children are guided to understand the place they take as citizens in our state and nation. COA provides a bilingual program with a variety of language options. The curriculum features Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian language classes and is designed to develop academic talents, while nurturing students’ appreciation and understanding of their rich cultural heritage. In providing a multicultural education, including curriculum representing the students’ home language and literature, delivered in a supportive environment, the faculty develops students’ ability to apply lessons as they grow and maximize their social, academic, and personal development. 5640 Dudley Blvd. McClellan, CA 95652 (916) 286-1950 www.outreachacademy.org

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BMP is a full service auto center with the state of the art diagnostic testers and genuine factory tools for maintenance and repair of luxury vehicles.

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The firm has been successful in representing clients in audits and appeals, achieving reduction of tax liabilities for over 90% in some cases. The founder, Urho Nachtigall, attributes the firm’s success to experience and professional accreditation. Mr. Nachtigall is a member of three professional organizations (NAEA, CSEA, and NATP), has over 18 year of experience, and is accredited by the IRS as an Enrolled Agent.

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With over five years of experience, the professional and friendly staff at Hot Tech Repair will repair your device in a timely and affordable manner, using only OEM replacement parts to ensure you get the highest quality possible. Whether it’s a cracked screen, broken button, blown out speakers, or any other problem, Hot Tech Repair will provide the best solution.

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That’s where A Line Mobile Auto Glass comes in. The company has been around for years and has earned a great reputation among its patrons. A Line Mobile Auto Glass offer same day to next day auto glass repair and installation services for any car makes and models. Best of all? You don’t have to drive with a broken window to the repair shop, A Line’s technicians will come to you. The company guarantees quality services at low prices. Direct assistance line: 916-215-7448

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A Plus Heating is full service HVAC company that offers heating and air installation, maintenance, and repair services for residential and commercial projects. The company has been in business for over 10 years and has been accredited by many satisfied clients. The company also helps their clients optimize their energy consumption by advising various energy efficiency programs and rebates.

Fixing a broken car window must be taken seriously. Going with the cheapest option is not always a good idea. An improperly installed or poorly manufactured windshield is not an inconvenience, it’s a safety hazard for you and your passengers. For that reason, we recommend you keeping a trusted auto glass repair company in your contact list.

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