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GLBT Soldiers and Prospective Recruits, Wise Up, Get Some Self Respect and Get Out

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

The entire controversy surrounding Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the unconstitutional policy that the Obama administration has repeatedly denounced while def...

Boutique Week Launches in Boston

Boutique Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Boutique Week

I am so excited for Boutique Week's launch in Boston on Thursday, October 21st! After two successful launch parties in LA and NYC, Boston's party might just be the hottest party in town.

Alzheimer's Disease Risks, Signs and Prevention

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Angelenos are dying less frequently. The fact that we're not getting any younger is partially responsible for the significant increase in Alzheimer's disease rates.

Fixing Our Pension System

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

I'm not doing this because I want to. I am doing it because I have to. I did not run for Mayor on a promise to reform public pensions.

If a Tree Falls in Los Angeles, This Is the Sound it Makes

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Seitzman

CITY of LA: We have no record in our system of anyone calling about this tree. ME: Really, we've been calling about this tree repeatedly for two years.

Global Warming, Drought and the Grim Reaper

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Welcome to a drier world. And it's not just the southern half of the U.S. that's feeling the bite.

It's Official: "Red Light Cameras" Don't Work

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

Ever wonder why, with all those "red light cameras" installed across the nation, no city involved in using them has reported any big decrease in accidents or even any significant income gain?

To Boost Ratings, CNN Proposes Putting Miners Back One by One

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"Like our viewers, we were riveted by the drama of the miners emerging from that mine," said recently installed CNN chief Ken Jautz. "We're willing to bet it would be just about as dramatic to see the miners lowered back into the mine one by one."

Inside Job Director Talks Future Films, Says Wall Street 'Not Entirely Sane'

Felice Arenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

The documentary is both amusing and riveting and people may wonder if they should have enjoyed themselves so much; after all, the story really happened and didn't come from Ferguson's imagination.

Stars Stand Up for Hollywood Arts

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

What do actors Jason Sudeikis and Adrien Brody, homeless kids and improv have in common? The nonprofit Hollywood Arts which is using a combination of ...

Finding the Money to Build Out LA's 30/10 Transportation Initiative

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

More fixed rail and dedicated lane bus rapid transit like Metro's Orange Line can mean the difference between getting to work on time and not having a job to go to.

Review: Xandros In Beverly Hills Is 'Joyful,' 'Passionate'

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

One of my mightiest culinary regrets has always been the lack of really good Greek food in Los Angeles.

"Campaign" Sings Different Tune About Politics

Brad Schreiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

Our current state of politics is so easily lampooned and our expectations for change so effortlessly undercut that attempting to strike deep within the heart of an audience becomes an onerous task.

An Interview With Novelist Frederic Tuten

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The themes of love and art are central to Tuten's beautiful new book of interrelated short stories, Self Portraits: Fictions.

Line-Item Vetoes Underscore Need for Reform

John A. Perez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John A. Perez

Schwarzenegger's final actions in office were consistent with his conduct throughout his time as governor, protecting the wealthy and powerful while blithely ignoring the values and needs of everyday Californians.

Dr. Cabbage Patch

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

Headaches are the worst. And if you don't catch them right when they start, they're hard to cure. I've had one for four days. My mom told me to drink ...

Friends Or Allies Often Hurt More Than Bullies

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

It's Not the Bigots That Bully, It's Our Friends That Hurt Us More By Charles Karel Bouley II There's a lot of "gay" in the news these days. It alwa...

Summer Night Lights Celebrates Its Most Successful Season Yet

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

The results are in, and the numbers don't lie: Our 2010 Summer Night Lights was a resounding success, empowering our communities and dramatically redu...

"Live-by-Design" -- A Child's Play

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Children are perfectly capable of making important decisions for themselves if their investigative spirit is nurtured on a regular basis and if they are consistently listened to.

Connelly's The Reversal: Expect the Unexpected

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

In Michael Connelly's world, life is never predictable. His novels follow the same premise.

This Ain't No Paris Runway -- L.A.'s Butch Fashion Show

Pandora Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pandora Young

Bull daggers, tomboys, drag kings, butches, gender queers, and dapper dykes ruled the runway in West Hollywood on Friday night at the Invincible fashion show. Never has so much swagger been seen on the catwalk.

Evaluating the Clinical Effectiveness of Acupuncture

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Putting acupuncture under a microscope can be like trying to capture a spirit out of the clouds.

Come Out, Come Out Whoever You Are

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today I'm coming out. And it's not the first time. I am coming out as a heterosexual, Mexican-American man who is an ally to the LGBTQ community. ...

The World in 107.1 Miles

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

People are hurting, and often it's banks and businesses that are hurting them in the name of a fee for something that costs them nothing

Tipster in Bell Scandal Waited Months for DA, Then Was Arrested

Chase Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Chase Davis

A former Bell City Council member arrested in September on felony charges of misappropriating public funds told investigators more than a year ago that the city was plagued with bribery.