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Entries by Michael Sigman from 06/2010

Bald Pols: To Pay or Not Toupee

| Posted 06.02.2010 | Politics

Before TV dominated image-making, it was okay, even cool, to be a bald politician. But once the public began gazing at JFK's shock of blow-dried locks, bald pols have suffered.

Yes on Prop 15 -- One Small Step for Democracy

| Posted 06.05.2010 | Los Angeles

A victory for Proposition 15, the California Fair Elections Act, will mean that the race for the Golden State's Secretary of State will be a "clean money election" in 2014 and 2018. A small step, but a necessary one.

Eight Thoughts About Election Day and Words and Music

| Posted 06.10.2010 | Politics

1.Tuesday's election wins by Sharron Angle in Nevada and Nikki Haley in South Carolina were helped immeasurably by those candidates' association with ...

Falling For Feldenkrais: A Patient's Progress

| Posted 06.16.2010 | Healthy Living

What I'm after isn't flexible bodies, but flexible brains -- Moshe Feldenkrais For an obsessive swimmer who craves the endorphins, the past two years...

Alvin Greene's South Carolina Win: The Inside Scoop

| Posted 06.19.2010 | Politics

Let there be no mystery about how Mr. Greene accumulated his 100,000-plus votes. Here's the full story behind Greene's canny three-pronged strategy to beat his well-funded primary opponent Vic Rawl.

Feldenkrais: Everything You 'Know' About Healing May Be Dead Wrong

| Posted 06.24.2010 | Healthy Living

A brain without a body could not think. -- Moshe Feldenkrais When I told her that cross-training on the exercise bike only added hip joint stiffness ...

Can Slake Quench LA's Media Thirst?

| Posted 06.27.2010 | Los Angeles

The LA media landscape just got richer. Joe Donnelly and Laurie Ochoa have joined forces to produce the debut issue of the quarterly Slake Los Angeles.