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15 Questions: Designer Marco Marco

Brad Hammer | Posted 12.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Brad Hammer

Marco Marco's "Collection Three" show proved to be an even more perfectly outrageous spectacle than his last showing. That alone was no small feat, but with 37 looks adorned on the bodies of the most celebrated queens, no mission proved impossible. I was lucky enough to track Marco down for this rare question and answer session.

Local Law Enforcement Chipping Away at the Fourth Amendment

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The Bill of Rights was designed to protect the People from their government. That's quite literally becoming history today as new challenges, now from local law enforcement, chip away at the Fourth Amendment's protections of privacy.

Where to Stay for a Foodcation in North America

Oyster | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Food can often be a major focus of a trip; it's hardly uncommon for the taste connoisseurs among us to plan a foodcation. And in our opinion, it should all start with your hotel.

Innovative Jams for the Internet Age: Crater Is the Next Band You Need to Know

Jesse Damiani | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

Seattle, a city that's been situated at the epicenter of music history on more than one occasion, is yet again home to one of the most remarkable new acts in America -- but don't expect a grunge or indie rock revival.

Shocking: Stage Moms vs. NFL's Manning Family

Denice Duff | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Denice Duff

From Shirley Temple to Drew Barrymore, young girls have loved to dress up and entertain. I'm going out on a limb here when I say stage moms are like cosmetic surgery, you only really notice the bad ones...

'Transparent' Truth

Jen Grisanti | Posted 12.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

Is there transparency that others can see in our truth? Will our truth connect us, or will it isolate us from those around us? Does living our truth come with consequences?

Don't Give Up the Home Phone!

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

No doubt some millennial whippersnapper will ask why, if you have a cell, anyone needs a wired home phone. Okay, maybe one line for fax but an actual non-battery table-top phone -- no way.

The Antiquities Act and the San Gabriel Mountains

The Corps Network | Posted 12.21.2014 | Green
The Corps Network

What would it be like if Chimney Rock in Colorado, the ancestral home of the Pueblo People, was open to modern development? What if the Giant Sequoias...

Finding My Voice, Allowing Love

Lynda Freeman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

Bob and Sharon began to date. How did she react? 'I didn't want him to touch me. I didn't want him to kiss me. I didn't want him to do anything that was that intimate.' Bob was patient, consistent, generous and kind. He made his love and his wish to be with her clear to Sharon.

The World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights

Hopper.com | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

If you find yourself wondering just how far we've come today and what worldly extremes are now accessible by commercial air, then be sure to check out this list of the top 20 longest non-stop flights on the planet.

10 Amazing Airport Restaurants You Must Try

Orbitz.com | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on airport meals to avoid inflight hunger fits have an ever more appealing assortment of restaurant choices.

Dining on Trend: The Church Key

Victor and Mary | Posted 12.17.2014 | Taste
Victor and Mary

LA offers a desirable place for friends and family to vacation. Living in Downtown Los Angeles, we often welcome visitors through our door for week...

My First Race: What I Learned as a First-Time Political Candidate

Barbi Appelquist | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Barbi Appelquist

I hope my experience serves as an example for moms to see that it is possible to have your voice heard and balance your toughest job with one that might also make a difference for so many.

PHOTOS: Graffiti Artist Humanizes Homeless People By Painting Their Dreams

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.16.2014 | Impact

Those who say graffiti doesn't accomplish much haven't seen the work of Skid Robot, an anonymous street artist in Los Angeles who uses his medium to d...

Artist Luke Chueh Spews and Gets "Self-Ish" in New L.A. Solo Show

Susan Michals | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

Luke Chueh's work could initially be misconstrued as 'cute.' Cuddly animals -- sweet and innocent bears and bunnies -- are frequently at the epicenter of his work. Sure, it sounds all happy happy joy joy...in theory. Until you look a little closer.

Los Angeles To Cut Water Use By 20 Percent, Mayor Says

Reuters | Alex Dobuzinskis | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The mayor of Los Angeles aims to reduce local water use by 20 percent over the next three years to address a record ...

What's Stopping You From Achieving Your Dreams?

Bernard Hiller | Posted 12.14.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

Abraham Maslow the famous motivational psychologist once said that, "Until you take care of your lower needs, you will never be able to fulfill your higher needs." The reason most people never fulfill their dreams or goals is because their basic human needs are never met.

Obama's Lucky Thirteenth

Michael Brune | Posted 12.13.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

California may be famous for its beaches, but what really defines the state's geography are its many mountain ranges. On Friday, President Obama permanently protected one of those mountain ranges by designating almost 350,000 acres of the Angeles National Forest as our newest national monument.

"The Golem of Hollywood": A Grisly L.A. Mystery

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

They have a way of scaring you, of chasing sleep away, these psychological thrillers that send your heart thumping. Imagine, then, what you are in for when two masters of the genre decide to collaborate.

Conor Oberst's Upside Down Mountain in Los Angeles

Lindsey Best | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

After finishing the first leg of his tour with backing band Dawes, Oberst embarked on a West Coast tour that included a new backing band and three very special shows in Los Angeles.

A Monument For Los Angeles

Steve Dunwoody | Posted 12.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Steve Dunwoody

Although the San Gabriel Mountains are an integral part of Los Angeles' economy and way of life, these public lands have been in dire need of attention. Graffiti and trash are abundant; restrooms, educational programming and community outreach are insufficient.

Mad About the '60s: A Hart-Like Henry Fonda in Gore Vidal's The Best Man

William Bradley | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

"You know, those rumors about you and lady friends ... they won't do you a bit of harm." Former President Art Hockstader to presidential candidate Wi...

New Skid Row Homeless Apartment Complex Has A Running Track And Art Studio

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.13.2014 | Impact

A new apartment building opened in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, offering a community garden, library, running track, art room and exercise faciliti...

No Ponies Were Harmed in the Creation of This Print

Global Yodel | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

Global Yodel caught up with LA photographer JonPaul Douglass to learn more about his hilarious Pizza in the Wild series. Read on to learn about Jon...

Obama Preserves San Gabriel Mountains in LA's Backyard

Frances Beinecke | Posted 12.10.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

We get to experience these wild places because previous generations had the wisdom to preserve them. Now it's our turn to do the same for our children and grandchildren.