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Students Send Message: Milk Is Garbage

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

It's time for the National School Lunch Program to allow LAUSD and other school districts to keep students healthy, reduce waste, and save money by moving the milk requirement off the menu.

Vote Yes on Prop HHH to Save Los Angeles.

Mark Horvath | Posted 10.21.2016 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Beverly prepared for her photo shoot. She freshened up her face, made sure her hair was in place pinning it back with accessories. After roughly a hal...

Inauguration of 4 day Festival In Los Angeles Celebrates Trans Community Through Film and Beauty; Sparks Interest From City Officials and Celebrities

Alexa Corazón | Posted 10.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexa Corazón

October 20th 2016 marks the official induction of the 1st Annual Trans Nation Festival, co-hosted by Amazon Prime. This 4 day celebration runs October...

It Takes A Village To Clean the City

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.18.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

This is the golden age of data, right? We're using the internet of things including our phones to run our lives. So why are L.A.'s streets still so ...

3 Killed, Dozen Wounded In Shooting At Los Angeles Party

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.17.2016 | Crime

Three people were killed and a dozen wounded in Los Angeles early on Saturday after an argument at a party resulted in gunfire, a police spokesman sai...

YouTube Star Anna Akana Stands Up to Bullying

James Barrett | Posted 10.13.2016 | Impact
James Barrett

"I would get on the bus thinking, maybe he'll stop today," Jessica explains, holding back tears as she speaks.  Her words haunt me. Jessica, along with 3.2 million other kids in the United States are bullied every year.

This Food Truck Serves Free Burritos To Homeless People In Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 10.14.2016 | Impact

This food truck is serving up free burritos, wrapped in community kindness, to people in need. The Share A Meal food truck, run by nonprofit Khalsa Pe...

Los Angeles Top Family-Friendly Dining Spots

Gina Hall | Posted 10.11.2016 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

As you transition into your 30s, your friends fall into one of two camps -- the ones who have kids, and the ones who don't.

The Diverse Voices and Faces of LA Theater

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 10.11.2016 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

For nearly two years, the actors of Los Angeles have carried on a courageous struggle against a plan by their own union, Actors Equity, that would dec...

"49" Reasons Silicon Valley Cannot Be Cloned

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.10.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Startup communities across the globe look to Silicon Valley as their model for how to build high performance entrepreneurial ecosystems. However, atte...

La Kretz is L.A.'s HP Garage

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.09.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Look out Mountain View and Cupertino, La Kretz Innovation Campus in the Arts District is closing hard. La Kretz is L.A.'s HP Garage. It is the plac...

Umesh Vaghjiani: Meet the Interior Designer Behind 'Beautiful Day Dream'

Brad Hammer | Posted 10.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Hammer

photo by: Ziv Sade Umesh Vaghjiani is a Los Angeles based interior designer and his latest project "Beautiful Day Dream" is turning heads! In fact,...

16-Year-Old Killed By LAPD Called 911 On Himself, Left Farewell Note: Police

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.08.2016 | Crime

A 16-year-old boy killed in a weekend police shooting in Los Angelesthat generated protests left a farewell note and confronted police with a replica ...

A Perfect Union: Green Building And Los Angeles

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

Los Angeles is big. Really big. Four million residents, 503 square miles, and the third-largest metropolitan GDP on the planet. Within the city limits...

L.A. Hip Hop Collective HUNTR Is Busting Through The Boundaries Of Genre

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.05.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Comprised of Philadelphia natives Gilbere Forté and Raak, Berklee College of Music alumni and drummer Nick Audy, and Karaganda-born guitarist, Boris Likharev, HUNTR is an eclectic tribe of artists who are determined to smash the expectations of genre constraints.


Stan Brooks | Posted 10.05.2016 | Sports
Stan Brooks

I've been in mourning since August 29th of last year. It's been a long, private grieving, knowing the end would be coming soon. And now it's here. This Sunday it's all over. Vin Scully is blessing us with his final broadcast. Ever.

Mining the States of City Minds: 6

John O'Kane | Posted 10.05.2016 | Los Angeles
John O'Kane

In "Mining the States of City Minds," a recent blog, I introduced my approach to experiencing the texture of city life in Venice, California and writing up the resulting stories with a type of literary journalism.

Here's What Los Angeles Would Be Like Without Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.05.2016 | Latino Voices

Los Angeles wouldn’t be the city it is today without the contributions of immigrants. Take it from Los Angeles magazine, which released a video last...


Adam Steel | Posted 10.06.2016 | Impact
Adam Steel

Most people have no idea what kind of day-to-day lives many kids in America live. It is not very difficult to understand that a kid's experiences, bot...

'Green News Report' - October 4, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.04.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Two new hurricanes breaking records in the Atlantic and Pacific; U.S. Hou...

'How We Do:' On A Mission To Nurture Creative Culture Across America

Kara Mulder | Posted 10.04.2016 | Arts
Kara Mulder

One creative entity, WeTransfer -- a Dutch tech company driven by creativity almost more than technology -- took note of the hotbed of talent flocking to Southern California and excitedly chose not only to join, but be a foundation and facilitator to exciting collaborative projects in the realm of art, music, sports, and culture.

I'm Running The L.A. Marathon For Anyone Who Struggles With Their Identity

Chris Tompkins | Posted 10.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Tompkins

My aunt used to tell me, "You're going to move to Mexico and fall and love with a beautiful Mexican woman and never come back." Well, part of that is true. I did fall in love, but it wasn't with a beautiful Mexican woman.

Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, and Others Bond With Parenting Foster Youth at Raising Baby

Matt Hartman | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact
Matt Hartman

Jordana Brewster, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, and Lindsay Price arrive at Alliance of Moms' Raising Baby (Photo by Rochelle Brodin/Getty Images for Al...

"Tripping" on Art with Helen Frankenthaler & Doug Aitken

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So my friends, on this day of incessant 100º heat in L.A., let's talk about something cool, very cool... Of course, I'm talking about cool art -- abo...

Green Cities = Calmer Minds and Stronger Hearts

Jad Daley | Posted 09.26.2016 | Green
Jad Daley

If you're like me, even a short summer getaway from the city, like to the mountains or shore, helps to calm your mind and strengthen your heart. Imagine if our cities were more like the natural places we visit--what beneficial impact could this have on our health? This question has special importance as it pertains to lower-income city-dwellers who can't afford to escape to a quieter place.