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Understanding That the Wound Leads to Success in Fiction and in Life

Jen Grisanti | Posted 06.19.2015 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

I am a story and career consultant for writers. Many writers face the challenge of how to elevate the emotional component of their story. If we are not connecting to your story on an emotional level, the story doesn't work.

The City Vanishes

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 06.21.2015 | Los Angeles
Arthur Hoyle

Conventional wisdom would have us believe that Los Angeles is a fast-growing city. Population is increasing through both the birth rate and migration, suburbs are spreading in all directions while the city also rises vertically, and our roads are hopelessly clogged with cars and trucks.

U.S. Marshal Rips Phone From Hands Of Recording Bystander

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

Officials are investigating a shocking video that purports to show a U.S. marshal destroying the phone of a recording bystander. The video was uplo...

Los Angeles County Has The Largest Food Insecure Population In The U.S. Here's Who's Helping

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact

The “City of Dreams” has evolved into a nightmare for needy people in Los Angeles. According to Feeding America's recent "Map the Meal Gap" rep...

Making L.A. a Transportation Mecca

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Move LA's mission is to build a broad constituency that advocates for the development of a comprehensive, diverse, robust, clean and financially sound public transportation system for Los Angeles County.

The Favorite Hotels of the British Royal Family

Oyster | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Oyster

In honor of the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, we've rounded up up the favorite hotels of the British royal family -- from the spot where Kate spent her wedding eve, to the Queen's go-to Caribbean getaway.

My Call to Dr. Amy, Relationship Therapist

Nina Camp | Posted 06.16.2015 | Comedy
Nina Camp

Hi, Dr. Amy? You're there! Did you get my message? Great! I called again to add just one more thing. but since I have you, can we talk for like 2 minutes? I have a question about one of the affirmations on your website.

10 Tips on How to Make it in L.A.

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 06.16.2015 | Comedy
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

As a recent transplant from New York, I am quickly realizing that moving across the country to Los Angeles is like moving to another planet. I've really had a hard time acclimating to my new home.

My State of the City

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.15.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Live from La Casa de Joel, I am pleased to bring you my State of the City address.

Here's Proof That Helping Homeless Isn't About Donating.. It's About Investing In Your Community

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.15.2015 | Impact

This nonprofit doesn't want your donation -- it wants you to "be selfish," actually. In an ad posted online last month, the Weingart Center points...

Readers Rule: The 'LA Times' Festival of the Book

Elan Barnehama | Posted 06.14.2015 | Books
Elan Barnehama

Humans are storytellers by nature and by necessity. As soon as we're born we are told stories and as soon as we can speak we tell stories to anyone who will listen. In those early years, just about every story is a fiction. When we tell stories, we place ourselves in the world.

Sunday Brunching: Terrine

Victor and Mary | Posted 06.13.2015 | Los Angeles
Victor and Mary

Ritualistic in Los Angeles, Sunday brunch inspires us to find quality midday meals across the city... preferably al fresco. Rarely returning to a sp...

Sustainable Business in LA: One Cup at a Time

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.13.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Is farmers' market produce trucked in from Fresno and Madera sustainable? Given the water and other input-intensive nature of raising beef, is it better to buy meat raised in Nebraska and shipped west or do I need to give up meat altogether?

Los Angeles To Pay $8 Million To Man Wrongly Convicted Of Murder

AP | Posted 04.12.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles agreed to pay $8 million to a man who spent 17 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. The settle...

Origami-Inspired Personal Shelter Provides A Quick Solution For Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact

Tina Hovsepian didn't just want to get an "A" on her class project -- she wanted to change people's lives, too. The architect is the inventor of Ca...

This Speakeasy Serves Insane Booze-Filled Boba Tea Drinks [WATCH]

Foodbeast | Posted 06.10.2015 | Taste
Foodbeast

Wait until you sip something called a Green Tea Heineken.

America's 50 Best French Fries

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.10.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Crinkle, curly, shoestring, steak, or waffle: just about everyone has a passionate opinion.

'Green News Report' -- April 9, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate change-denier Sen. Rand Paul is running for President (and Brad...

Trippin' With Enrique Martínez Celaya

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.07.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's rather unusual for me to talk about an exhibition that hasn't officially opened yet. But over the last few months, I had several visits with Enrique Martínez Celaya in his new Culver City studio and watched him working on the paintings and sculptures for his upcoming show at LA Louver gallery.

3 Reasons Hollywood Is For Dreaming - Not For Dating

David Wygant | Posted 06.06.2015 | Los Angeles
David Wygant

A friend and I were talking this morning. He'd set up a date a couple weeks back and I was curious about where they were going but he told me, "It's going to be tomorrow night instead. She texted me a reschedule."

Here's What Happened When A Troubled Liquor Store Also Started Selling Fresh Produce

The Huffington Post | Jordyn Holman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact

This story first appeared in Intersections South L.A., a publication of the Annenberg Media Center, on December 1, 2014. A store stayed true to...

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Viator | Posted 06.06.2015 | Travel
Viator

The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California coast.

Pablo Delgado: Art and Dystopia

Max Benavidez | Posted 06.06.2015 | Arts
Max Benavidez

Tonight on April 4, 2015 I walked the streets of downtown Los Angeles. I was walking down Spring Street on the night of the full moon and a lunar eclipse. I'm not surprised that it was a night of discovery, of the unexpected, of something new.

Understanding How the Confusion Between Perception and Reality Can Hurt Your Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

People tend to believe what they can perceive - a thought captured by the common expression "seeing is believing." Good physicists and marketers know that what is real is often hard to perceive and therefore hard for many to believe.

8-Year-Old Boy Hit In Head By Stray Bullet As He Sleeps

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (Reuters) - An eight-year-old boy who was struck in the head by a stray bullet while he slept when an intruder opened fire in h...