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When You Drill, You Spill

While the damage from the oil pipeline rupture on the California coastline is still unfolding, already its toll is daunting. Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a State of Emergency in Santa Barbara County. An estimated 105,000 gallons spilled from the burst pipeline in all, about a fifth of which made it into the sea. Show More Summary

How to Climb Your Way out of Mediocrity

The Formosa Café's dim lighting made everything seem much more profound than the mundane reality of a Tuesday night. Beneath the glow of a vintage lamp, I picked at the Brussels sprouts on the plate in front of me. Only the angelic yet...Show More Summary

LACMA Exhibit Takes Flight. Soar With It Now!

The Burden sculpture circling the space. all photos by Jay It is rather ironic that David McCullough's fascinating biography of the Wright Brothers has come out the same time as our midtown LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) unveiled its new art show from the late Chis Burden. Show More Summary

The Problem With Friends With Benefits

There are two ways friends with benefits can work and a lot of ways it can't. First, there is the fairy tale twist. The two of you -- such great friends! -- fall in love. You decide you don't want to be FWB, after all. You want to be...Show More Summary

3 Reasons Your Phone Is Killing Your Social Life

I'm driving down Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles, and if you've ever been here you'll know what a crazy road it is. It's a narrow two-lane street, which should clearly be one lane. People park in the right hand lane, oblivious toShow More Summary

The Rules of Airbnb Sex

This post originally appeared on Map Happy. Give me a second while I mull this over, pause, slightly gross out and then somewhat reluctantly accept that we're all human beings here. It's worth noting a few key things here. There is probably not a person in the entire single world that does not like sex, myself included. Show More Summary

Divorce and the Future of Your Frozen Embryos

Earlier this year, my colleague and I were discussing the trend of younger people choosing not to get married. She argued that Millennials aren't necessarily avoiding marriage, but instead are choosing to focus on education and their careers first, and then marrying later. Another growing trend is delaying child rearing until later in life. Show More Summary

Do You Have What It Takes to Get Into a Writing Program?

It is that time of year when writers from all over the country apply to the studio and network writing programs. I am the Writing Instructor for Writers on the Verge at NBC and have been for the last eight years. I am also a former 12-year studio executive. Show More Summary

Ocean Waters Off California Must Be Free of Drift Gillnets

Every year, hundreds of iconic marine animals -- think endangered sperm whales and massive leatherback sea turtles -- die an incredibly slow and unnecessary death: drowning in mile-long nets submerged 100 feet under the ocean's surface. Show More Summary

Building on California's Immigrant Rights Blueprint

This year, California must break new ground for immigrant rights California was the original "Arizona" of the immigration debate. More than twenty years ago, Prop 187 whipped up a frenzy of fear and hate. But now, the Golden State is...Show More Summary

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Ann Moore, Art Gallery Owner/Former Chairman and CEO of Time Inc.

After a highly successful 33-year career that saw her ascend to the top of Time Inc., Moore went from the boardroom to the ground floor of the art world when she opened a gallery in Chelsea, the art-centric neighborhood in Manhattan....Show More Summary

Paris: A Holiday That is Always With You

Every time I visit Paris, I think about the way Hemingway referred to the City of Light as a "Moveable Feast." But I have to admit that I like the Russian translation of the title even more, "A Holiday That is Always with You." WhenShow More Summary

GEO Group Whistleblower Exposes First Amendment Violations, Lack of Officer Training, and Poor Conditions at the Adelanto Detention Center

Co-authored by Christina Fialho and Vickie Mena A former employee of GEO Group - a corporation that operates the Adelanto Detention Center - claims First Amendment violations, lack of proper training for GEO Group staff, extreme work...Show More Summary

Southern California's Newest Dark Ride Debuts With a Splash: A Look Beneath Its Surface

On the morning of May 13, Knott's Berry Farm unveiled its new 4D shooting game ride, "Voyage to the Iron Reef," to throngs of media and special guests in advance of the ride's May 15 opening to the general public. Knott's Director of...Show More Summary

Pistachios, Pistachios...I'm Just Nuts About Those NUTS!

all photos by Jay or the associaition Every night before I go to sleep, I reach over to my night table and grab a handful of pistachio nuts, which I shell quickly and chew soulfully before swallowing a big glass of water and falling off to sleep. Show More Summary

The 7 Most Underrated American Food Cities in 2015

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Flickr/Ben Ferenchak When people think of America's culinary capitals they usually look to the coasts: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans all regularly top the lists of the best American food cities. But...Show More Summary

A Road Trip for Public Transportation

Sometimes I need a good road trip to think about public transportation. Last week I took a much needed working vacation by flying to Reno. A friend met me there and we started our adventure, by car, in the rapidly hipsterfying Midtown neighborhood. Show More Summary

The Top 5 Disneyland Hotels

Pool and water playground at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel (Courtesy Howard Johnson) Disneyland is a must-see when visiting Southern California with the kids. To make the most of your family vacation there, it's a good idea to stay at a nearby hotel. Show More Summary

A Real-Life Youth

The Youths was inspired by my will to create teenage characters that fall outside of a teenage setting. It seems as though every time I turn on the TV, there is always the same young girl, wearing the same outfit, saying the same things, and that girl doesn't ever seem to be representative of how most young ladies actually look and feel. Show More Summary

The 33 Best Ice Cream Shops in America

By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers Few things in life are better than eating an ice cream cone on a hot day. Like maybe finding your soulmate. Or learning how to do the dance moves from Will Smith's Men in Black. And since we can't...Show More Summary

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