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Right Next Door: Alana Jane Nichols, Paralympic Five-Time Dual-Sport Medalist

Elite athletes do the seemingly impossible all the time: make one-handed catches, drain distant three-pointers, hit game-winning home runs with two outs and two strikes. Staring down adversity and pressure is simply part of the job description. Show More Summary

Garland: An Excellent Choice for the Supreme Court

Merrick Garland is an excellent choice to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. He is unquestionably qualified for the position, having served for 19 years as a judge on the federal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit -- the court just below the Supreme Court. Show More Summary

Game Changers

The good ol' days of the manageable LA art scene, when one could see all gallery and museum exhibitions in one weekend... these days are gone. Now, if one wants to keep abreast of what's happening in the hundreds of galleries and dozens...Show More Summary

Reflecting On Turning 50

What does turning 50 mean in this day and age? In my generation, I love that this particular life moment and how we see it is shifting. We are embracing it instead of denying it. We have more clarity on what we want as a result of earlier life choices that didn't lead us in the right direction. Show More Summary

Arbor Day in South LA

I don't know whether the County seeded the clouds like they did last week to cause yesterday's downpour but it sure made today's tree planting easier. This morning I was in a neighborhood I don't get to too often. 77th Street and Hoover in South LA. Show More Summary

Hauser Wirth and Schimmel opens in DTLA

Photo: Joshua Targownik / targophoto.com The international gallerists Iwan and Manuela Wirth and Ursula Hauser, along with Paul Schimmel, former Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, have opened an impressive new gallery in DTLA - yet another sign of LA's growing importance in the art world. Show More Summary

Hauser Wirth and Schimmel opens in DTLA

Photo: Joshua Targownik / targophoto.com The international gallerists Iwan and Manuela Wirth and Ursula Hauser, along with Paul Schimmel, former Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, have opened an impressive new gallery in DTLA - yet another sign of LA's growing importance in the art world. Show More Summary

PortTech Los Angeles and the Future of San Pedro

What do you get when you bring together inventors, investors, local government and cleantech and environmental advocates? Answer: PortTech Expo. I spent yesterday in San Pedro at the 6th Annual PortTech Expo which showcases transformative technologies like emission-free trucks and energy saving lighting. Show More Summary

Logos: An Innovative Idea for Veteran Homelessness

Keeping Veterans off the Street Advocating for veterans is a cause near and dear to my heart. I believe that our veterans deserve better than what they're currently receiving in terms of support and care - and I think few topics drive this point home better than that of homeless veterans. Show More Summary

Rita Wilson On Cancer, Creativity And The Meaning Of Her New Album

This Friday, March 11, I will release my second album of songs. It's called Rita Wilson because someone in the music business said your first album should always be your name. I titled my first album, AM/FM, not having that piece of information at the time. Show More Summary

Church, Museum, Art, and Spirit

Driving through our City of Angels, I'm often tempted to stop and check out impressive-looking churches. Upon entrance, some of them turn out to be rather disappointing. Others surprise with their architecture and stained glass windows, and occasionally with their artwork. Show More Summary

I Jinxed El Niño. I Jinxed it good.

"The El Niño rains are still coming! They'll be here in January... February, no, we mean March, possibly April, or even late May," the local weather forecasters all say. Yet our days have felt remarkably like summer, and El Niño seems like a bust. I don't blame the scientists. Show More Summary

Masters of Acting Show True Colors in Oresteia Project

USC MFA Acting Class of 2016; Top: Salome Mergia and Abe Martell; Middle: Chantal Nchako, Jinwoo Jung, Ashley Eskew, Kyla Ledes, Christian Henley, Adam Lebowitz-Lockard; Front: Leve Ross, Gabi Rosamond, Chae Chaput, Chris Ramirez, Laura Wineland, Christopher Hawthorn | Photos by Craig Schwartz Hello, Oscars. Show More Summary

Nancy Reagan's Role in the Disastrous War on Drugs

Nancy Reagan, the former first lady and widow of President Ronald Reagan died on Sunday in California at age 94. Front pages around the world are remembering her life. The stories all talk about the powerful love between Nancy and Ronald and her impactful role as first lady. Show More Summary

Why Are Women So Insecure?

A young man recently asked me why women are so insecure and why they make bad decisions in dating? Needless to say, I had a very long reply for him. For starters, a woman's first relationship is with her father. If he treats her well,...Show More Summary

Reimagining transportation spending: An economic opportunity we cannot ignore

Renee Brand builds buses for a living and is a leader in a field dominated by men. A bus painter, she is the vice president of Communications Workers of America Local 7304. In a recent blog post, Renee said that she is "living proofShow More Summary

Buying Art vs. Collecting Art

There is no denying that we are in the middle of an unsettling --if not terrifying --political phenomenon, with hundreds of millions of dollars being thrown into the 2016 presidential election. Another unsettling cash phenomenon happened...Show More Summary

Edgy and Experimental: An Interview with Indie Film Producer, Director, Writer, & Actor Jef Levy

I"ve heard Jef Levy describe himself as a recluse, and indeed the Los Angeles-based film producer, director, writer and actor may be reclusive and enigmatic, but after a long and illustrious career in television and feature film work,...Show More Summary

Living Under Assad's Siege, Again

The Assad regime's brutal murder campaign on Syria has destroyed my life back home. Four years ago, I had a lot of dreams that I planned to implement in my hometown. Today, I write this plea as a refugee who has lost family members to...Show More Summary

California Water Mandate Extended Through October -- A Longterm Silver Lining

Tough leadership from Governor Brown has led to residential water consequences in the Golden State, intended or otherwise While all eyes faced west for Super Bowl 50, a high pressure system parked itself over Levi's Stadium and much of California, leading to three weeks of the state's namesake weather. Show More Summary

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