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Leigh Steinberg

Lakers Lost Luster

Leigh Steinberg | July 6, 2015 | Sports
How could the Lakers have fallen so far? They are selling a tradition and heritage from the past that is largely irrelevant to younger players. San Antonio has been a dynasty in recent years, Miami preceded them.
Caitlyn Jenner

The Journey Begins

Caitlyn Jenner | July 6, 2015 | Gay Voices
Seeing how my new friends have overcome their adversities is such an inspiration. They are so well-adjusted and smart. I'll be sharing their stories here in the coming weeks and I can't wait for you to get to know them. They are just like you and me.
Philip Goldberg

Full-Spectrum Yoga in LA

Philip Goldberg | July 6, 2015 | Los Angeles
This is a much-needed antidote to the troublesome tendency to reduce Yoga to the status of a fitness trend. It is much much more than that, and one hopes that those who appreciate India's great gift to the world will keep its deeper dimensions in the forefront of public awareness.
William Bradley

Is Silicon Valley Charting the Future While All the World's Pols Play Small Ball?

William Bradley | July 3, 2015 | Politics
As we contemplate our present and future around the 239th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, are we being myopic? Is our politics focused mainly on marginalia while real change, big change, is being prepped elsewhere?
Jonathan Kim

A Photo Essay From L.A.'s Mansionization Front Lines

Jonathan Kim | July 2, 2015 | Los Angeles
"Mansionization" is the name given to the increasingly common practice of tearing down a smaller house and building a much larger, more expensive one on the same lot, often to the detriment of next-door neighbors who suddenly find themselves deprived of sun, views, and privacy by the new mansion now looming over them.
The Outbound Collective

America's Best 20 Hikes

The Outbound Collective | July 1, 2015 | Travel
Distance: 3.2 miles round trip; Elevation gain: 1,050 ft.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With Dream Expert Kelly Bulkeley

Arianna Huffington | July 1, 2015 | Healthy Living
Kelly Bulkeley is a dream researcher and visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the practice of dream incubation, the phrase "sleep on it," and connection between sleep and wakefulness.
Jay Weston

Inside Out -- Pixar Animation-Disney Movie Is Astonishing and Confusing!

Jay Weston | July 1, 2015 | Los Angeles
No question this film will win the Best Animated Feature Oscar come next March, though knowing the age level of my fellow Academy members I doubt it will join Doctor's "UP" or "Toy Story 3" on the short list of Best Feature Film nominations.
Joel Epstein

Kayaking on the L.A. River, I'll Be Back

Joel Epstein | June 30, 2015 | Los Angeles
With the state suffering through the most severe drought on record and everyone from Central Valley farmers to L.A. homeowners cutting back on their water usage, the image of kayaking on the Los Angeles River may seem counterintuitive.
Christina Fialho

Words Beyond Walls: Free the Adelanto 4

Christina Fialho | June 30, 2015 | Los Angeles
Four men at the 1300-bed Adelanto Immigration Detention Center in California launched the Free the People Campaign today, calling for their release and an end to the inhumane practice of immigration detention.
Reyne Haines

LA Hotspot Reopens - Celebrities Flock to Attend

Reyne Haines | July 1, 2015 | Los Angeles
Bootsy Bellows has always been a celebrity favorite. With their "No paparazzi allowed" rule, it quickly became THE playground for celebrities like John Mayer, Katy Perry, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Jimmy Fowlie

What Really Happens at Chaz Dean's Salon

Jimmy Fowlie | June 30, 2015 | Gay Voices
As a Los Angeles resident I had seen numerous billboards featuring a curious man inviting me to his salon. His name: Chaz Dean. But who is this mysterious man? From the billboards he looked like a combination of a sophisticated lesbian and the wisest lioness in Africa.

A 35-Calorie French Cake Has Arrived In Beverly Hills

PureWow | June 30, 2015 | Taste
What's the point of a cake that's a mere 35 calories?
Kay Smythe

Not Just Comic Genius: Noah Baron and Ross Willett, the Comedy Duo Taking Over the Internet

Kay Smythe | June 30, 2015 | Comedy
Modern comedy is a tough business, especially in Los Angeles. This is a city where people take themselves very seriously. Almost too seriously.
Shad Meshad

On the Move Again: A Failed Tactic

Shad Meshad | June 29, 2015 | Impact
Homelessness has increased over 25 percent in LA over the last four years. And it's not just our city.
Joel Epstein

Name That Train

Joel Epstein | June 29, 2015 | Los Angeles
Asking residents to improve our city by volunteering at a local school, participating in street tree plantings or logging on to MY LA 311 to report illegal dumping makes L.A. a better place to live. And sometimes, a challenge can be just plain fun.
Jay Weston

Concern Cancer Benefit Coming to Paramount Studio!

Jay Weston | June 30, 2015 | Los Angeles
The very best food-and-wine event of the year is arriving shortly on Saturday, July 11th, at the back lot of the Paramount Studios in Hollywood, and I can only advise you that it is time now to get your tickets.
William Bradley

Scalia's Gay Marriage Dissent Reveals a Bizarre Sense of Political Geography

William Bradley | June 30, 2015 | Politics
Did you know that California is not in the West and that the "real America" is the Old Confederacy?
Joseph Grant

My Way or the Highway

Joseph Grant | June 29, 2015 | Los Angeles
One can get anywhere in Los Angeles in 20 minutes. This is as true a statement as any that can be said about the City of Angels. Any amendment to this rule will dramatically hinder one's progress. The 20-minute rule comes with a caveat or two.
Travel + Leisure

Top 10 Outlandish Ice Cream Sandwiches to Eat This Summer (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | June 29, 2015 | Taste
Your inner kid would go gangbusters for one of these ten.
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