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Right Next Door: Jeannie Rutherford, Triathlete and Working Mother

Jeannie Rutherford, triathlete, working mom and brand ambassador for Wings for Life photographed in her kitchen. © Ian Spanier Photography 2016 As a high-school student in Santa Clarita, California, Jeannie Rutherford was a track-and-field standout -- until a dreadful mishap left her certain her racing days were forever in her past. Show More Summary

What It Is Like Being Near a Mass Shooting (Twice)

For those of you who have not heard, there was a shooting at UCLA today where two people were killed. The shooter is allegedly a Ph.D. student who was found dead after a few hours of police, FBI, SWAT, etc. roaming the campus. My startup, Everipedia, is based just off campus in one of the popular off-campus apartment buildings. Show More Summary

A Weekend With Gronk, DeLoss, and Viola

For many of us baby boomers, Chicano artist, Gronk, is a well familiar name. In the 70's and 80's, he played a key role in ASCO, a multidisciplinary art collective famous for provocative performances and happenings. "These street theater...Show More Summary

Best Psychologist

I have heard that putting on a show is 'the art of stopping people coughing', and I do rather like the idea. ~ Derren Brown At the University of Pennsylvania I was privileged to study sociology with leading sociologists such as Philip...Show More Summary

Dreams Are Alive Around Us Daily; Brass Lamp Book Bar Realizes Another

By Karel Aka Charles Karel Bouley II Dreams. We witness their creation, their completion and yes, their destruction almost every single moment often without realizing or acknowledging it; even when they're our own. Every time you (or...Show More Summary

Barbara Boxer in Nevada: A Chapter In 'The Art Of Tough'

The scene was startling -- Senator Barbara Boxer, who has staked -- and sometimes risked -- her entire career on being a unapologetic progressive, shouted down at the Nevada Democratic convention by supporters of Bernie Sanders. It is...Show More Summary

Paris Radio, WATW, Ménage & Solomon King Release New Music Although LA's Still 'Kinda Like Nashville With a Tan'

It really was an "only-in-LA" type of moment. You know, right?! I was dining with an actor pal Robb Salovich before seeing the workshop run of another actor-friend Raymond J. Barry. His very evocative play Foreclosure officially premieres in January 2017 at the Greenway Court Theatre. Show More Summary

5 Hikes in Griffith Park (PHOTOS)

Griffith Park is packed full of Los Angeles Landmarks and recreation opportunities. Griffith Park's 4,200+ acres take up the east end of the Santa Monica Mountains and offer something for everyone, whether that's tennis, golf, horseback riding, miniature trains, or museums. Show More Summary

Art Walk For Venice Familiy Clinic Raises $700K

Art Walk for the Venice Family Clinic, May 24th, 2016 Venice, California - Google's 45,000 square foot headquarters in Venice California became an art gallery for a day as the the Venice Family Clinic's Art Walk and Auctions broughtShow More Summary

LA's Top Elections Official Answers Questions About June 7 Primary

The upcoming June 7th primary in California has increased attention to how Angelenos will vote in an election where over a third of registered voters are not registered with any political party. Following widespread voter disenfranchisement...Show More Summary

Journey to Access -- Building Access for Youth, Families and Communities

What does it mean to have access to opportunity? Through the years, I have witnessed individuals, parents, families and teens who have struggled to succeed; who encounter so many genuine barriers to a secure, stable future. In providing access to opportunity, we must do more than open a few doors. Show More Summary

Empty and Disgusting? Doubly Wrong

Let me start by admitting that yours truly was wrong, doubly wrong. I'm talking about my initial response to the works of two extremely original artists who chose dramatically different ways of expressing themselves. When I saw the abstract,...Show More Summary

End of Days or Just Ordinary Preppers?

"I have a gun in my house and in my truck," my brother-in-law announces at dinner. "So if anything happens, I'm ready." What he has of value is a giant television. I don't imagine many people hauling off with that. What do you have that...Show More Summary

Best Eats in LA: A Guide to Summer Food and Drink Festivals

Beer never tastes so good as when it's served in a plastic cup at a summer food festival. Likewise, I truly believe the best food is served on tiny plates and eaten with your hands. I started investigating the summer food and drink festivals early, and scoped out what I believe to be the most promising picks. Show More Summary

OCD in Plain Sight

When visiting and or living in Los Angeles, one must check out the Bootleg Theater. Bootleg Theater is a year-round inclusive art space for original, boundary-defying live theater, music, and dance performances born from the diverse cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Life at Venice Beach in the '70s

The smell of the ocean, the feel of sand on your feet and the burning of incense bring back the memories of a golden era in Venice Beach. Many people are curious of what the 70's were like in Venice and Gold's Gym back in the day. It was an era that was stand alone and never to be repeated again. Show More Summary

As Pride Begins, Some Wonder What It Has Become

Photo Kenneth Pearson I've always struggled with Gay Pride events, from my very first in the 1980s to present. In the 80s, the age of AIDS, they had the spirit of the original protests and commemorations; because remember, Pride is not supposed to be a festival, a party, a music event. Show More Summary

2000 Rally In Downtown L.A. Against Fossil Fuels

2000 protestors rally in front of Los Angeles City Hall, May 14, 2016 Two thousand people attended a protest march in downtown Los Angeles last Saturday to 'break free' from fossil fuels. Advocate group 350.org organized a multi-cultural...Show More Summary

Spencer Haywood Documentary Explores Rocky Relationship with NBA

Former NBA player Spencer Haywood was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame last September, but few know the story behind his struggle to attain the accolade. Full Court, a new documentary making its way around the festival circuit,...Show More Summary

8 Hacks for Learning to Love (or at Least Like) to Exercise

As much as you think you "hate" to exercise, you really don't. No one was born hating to move. The desire to move is innate. If you dislike exercise now, something happened to make it so. Maybe you had a bad experience or, spent years being habitually sedentary. There was a chunk of my life when exercise was not at all on my day-planner. Show More Summary

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