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First He Taught, Then He Inspired: The Influence Of Roland Reiss On My Life

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Adams

As I'm certain is the case with literally thousands of others, Roland Reiss has been a seminal figure in my development as an artist.

Two Profiles in Courage

Robert Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robert Ross

Community-based nonprofit organizations are struggling for their organizational lives these days. The oppressive economic downturn has made it hard t...

Hollywood's Circle of Life

Mark C. Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark C. Miller

If the traditional first rung on the Making It In Show Business Ladder is the talented young aspirant stepping off the bus at the Hollywood Greyhoun...

Seeing the World Through Green-Colored Glasses: My Interview with Ed Begley Jr.

Lauren Elyse Matison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lauren Elyse Matison

I spoke with the eco-friendly father, husband, and hybrid-trotter about his upcoming project, some easy next steps for greenies, and what his own climate bill would look like.

Information Terrorists Hijack Our Airwaves

Nomiki Konst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nomiki Konst

Let's face it Dems, you have the heart but you don't have the brains. The GOP has discovered a way to make the media work for them.

America the Absurd

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

We have to be numb. Otherwise, the largest energy program in our history would be underway to get rid of the 1/3 of the oil we pump ourselves and replace it with wind, solar, geothermal, tidal energy and more.

A Hidden Treasure: Petit Ermitage Los Angeles

Mary Hall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Hall

Although it's budget friendly, the Petit Ermitage is not a budget experience. You would not know this is a hotel from passing by it on the street since the facade blends into the neighborhood.

Gone Fishing for Tacos

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Fish tacos are synonymous with Angeleno eating culture, with our hankering for lighter, fresher renditions of time-honored classics. I'm happy to say the fish taco has never been more irresistible in Los Angeles than it is now.

Writing Congress About LA's 30/10 Mass Transit and Jobs Initiative

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

What's every Angelenos favorite excuse for being late to a business meeting, lunch, or job interview? That's right, traffic. But now we have the 30/10 initiative. All it needs is our support.

The Case for Not Recalling Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

The great promise of Los Angeles' first Latino mayor in over 100 years has vanished in a cloud of disappointment and embarrassment.

Charter Schools Don't Do Miracles

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Charter schools are not the magic bullet that will transform urban minority public schools. As you peel away layers of the charter onion, the inevitable problems come to the surface.

Six Ways to Improve Electric Daisy Carnival

Joshua Glazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joshua Glazer

I wrote this post as I watched the hysteria surrounding Electric Daisy Carnival hit the media. With one death and over 100 hospitalized, obviously some changes need to be made.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants To Be President

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BURBANK, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would love to run for president – if he could. California's actor-turned-governor was born i...

Images in the Sand Connect Our Global Community

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

We who are selfish, who sacrifice our planet to fulfill desires not related to sustainment, are earth-perps. Every drowned polar bear incriminates us. Every oil-asphyxiated dolphin, pelican and turtle inculpates us.

Portfolio Mag Names The 100 Most Fun Cities In The U.S.: Did Yours Make The Cut? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

People have different things in mind when deciding whether to visit (or move) to a new city. Sure, things like jobs, schools and safety are important-...

Who Was Chea Vichea and Why Does He Matter? Ask Filmmaker Bradley Cox

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

In my own special screening, director Bradley Cox recently showed me his 55-minute film Who Killed Chea Vichea? in his office in Manhattan. Bradley is...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog brings you a weekly selection of New York's best art & cultural exhibitions, events, parties and benefits.

The BEST And WORST Cities For The Newly Graduated

Huffington Post | Posted 09.20.2011 | College

Each spring, millions of starry-eyed college students toss their graduation caps in the air and head to a city to begin a new life. But where, exactly...

Summer Camp Changes Lives. Sponsor a Child to Circle V Ranch.

Diana Bianchini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Diana Bianchini

Summertime is just around the corner and so is summer camp for many lucky children. I was one of the lucky ones. I went to camp. I made friends, sang ...

Pundits, Bloggers, Activist Leaders Thinking of Running for High Office? Think Again

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Aside from new friends on the far right, poor Mickey Kaus is getting less attention as a supposed candidate for the U.S. Senate than he did as a writer.

Taco Truck Throwdown at #CADem2010

Wendy Carrillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wendy Carrillo

Taking a break from the very important work party platforms, California Democrats and guests had the unique opportunity of feasting to the ever "only in LA" growing mobile food truck cuisine.

We All Have a Responsibility to Speak Out on Arizona

Karen Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Bass

What Arizona politicians have done is unconscionable -- and unconstitutional -- and it may not be neighborly to point that out, but it certainly is the American way.

Simon LA -- Kerry Simon's Sofitel Hotel Dining Room

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

"He's movie-star handsome. Can he cook?" murmured my date as I introduced her to Chef Kerry Simon at a recent food function.

Marc McMain Keyser, Fake Anthrax Mailer, Sentenced To Four Years In Prison

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 66-year-old Sacramento man who admitted mailing dozens of fake anthrax samples around the country has been sentenced to f...

Starting Summer With A Splash!

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today, I kicked off our fifth year of Operation Splash at the historic Griffith Park Pool. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, Operation Splash will offer...