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13-Year-Old Girl Composes Song Based On Hillary Clinton's Concession Speech

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.16.2017 | Parents

Following her defeat in the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton delivered a powerful concession speech in which she addressed “all the littl...

Real Estate Lessons from Mr. Universe

Harmel S. Rayat | Posted 01.23.2017 | Business
Harmel S. Rayat

If there's one thing I've learned that's worth remembering, it's that you never know when or where you're going to discover something you can use. Mo...

How I Quit Smoking With Rollerblading

Wendy Adamson | Posted 01.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Wendy Adamson

It was the early ‘90s, and I was renting a small apartment at a women and children’s center in Santa Monica. Other than going to a 12-step meeting...

Electric Cars: Saving You Money And Protecting Our Planet

Greg White | Posted 11.21.2016 | Green
Greg White

Everything is precious. Our rights, our lives, our resources. Sadly, everything can end. For instance, the incoming presidential administration droppe...

China's Film Industry Gathers in Santa Monica To Kick Off the Annual American Film Market

Ben Arnon | Posted 11.07.2016 | Media
Ben Arnon

Photo: © Ben Arnon 2016 The American Film Market & Conferences (AFM) kicked off today with its annual conference. Leaders from China's film industr...

The Art of the Film Pitch

Ben Arnon | Posted 11.07.2016 | Media
Ben Arnon

Established and budding filmmakers gathered on Saturday at the American Film Market (AFM) for the annual Pitch Conference. Many writers and producers...

The Future of Global Film Finance

Ben Arnon | Posted 11.05.2016 | Media
Ben Arnon

Leading CEOs, filmmakers, financiers and studio executives converged on Friday at the American Film Market (AFM) for the annual Global Film Finance Co...

Tom Hayden's Last March

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.31.2016 | Green
Joel Reynolds

On Saturday October 29, 2016, surrounded by wife Barbara, sons Liam and Troy, and 200 family and close friends, Tom Hayden's ashes were carried from t...

How to Get the Most Out of the Film Market: A Chat with the AFM's Jonathan Wolf

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

It's undeniable that an independent cinema industry cannot exist without the right film markets. While some filmmakers can get lost and won't do their...

Yes on M: Transit is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.05.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Here's a grateful shoutout to ULI Los Angeles. As usual, at today's ULI Los Angeles Planning for Transit conference, I learned something new. Thanks ...

BAM Fest: Beer And Art, A Perfect Blend

Henry K. Long | Posted 09.26.2016 | Arts
Henry K. Long

18th Street Arts Center is a celebrated art complex in Santa Monica. Known for its support of the arts, it is home to artist residencies welcoming international and local artists and encouraging unique installations and performance artists.

Surface & Depth...
An Interview With Miya Ando - Artist

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 09.09.2016 | Arts
Carroll F. Gray

Miya Ando is an internationally respected and honored artist who works primarily with light and metal surfaces, notably aluminum, on which she applies...

Brunch Is Better Than Church

Josh Cobia | Posted 09.01.2016 | Religion
Josh Cobia

Community is vital. We know this, because when we don't have it we don't feel fully alive. Its as if what we experience on our own is almost made real when we share it with others. Life just doesn't work when we feel alone.

Gallon Of Water Multi-Muscle Workout

Jenn Zerling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

If you began drinking your gallon, you will obviously have less weight to lift, and therefore you should simply add on a few more reps. Otherwise, grab a full gallon of water and let's get started:

Art And Politics Blur The Lines Of Appropriation

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 07.28.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Appropriation of every type of visual art, music, dance... even cultural attributes has been taking place since the dawn of time.

No LUVE in Santa Monica: The Problem with Real Estate Referenda

Bryan Schonfeld | Posted 07.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Bryan Schonfeld

Last week, the United Kingdom voted, via referendum, to leave the European Union, harming its economy and much of its political system in the process....

Vote Early and Often for LA Metro

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I'm home again, for a few minutes at least. Hey, cut me some slack; have you ever heard of snow and ice? It's summer and to fully appreciate the pla...

The Faithful Shopper: Hamptons Shopping à la mode

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.29.2016 | Style
Faith Hope Consolo

Back to the beach for sunny sea vibes, sandy soirées and of course the superior shopping out East. Here are some new spots to help you soak up the su...

Donald Trump's Adviser Has Been Battling Multiculturalism Since High School

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics

On Monday, Politico published a lengthy profile of Stephen Miller, the 30-year-old Senate staffer turned Donald Trump adviser who now revs up crowds f...

Orlando's Pain Hits Home, Especially Wherever Memories of Deadly Gunfire Linger

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 06.17.2016 | Crime
Ben Hellwarth

I was about to walk over to a cozy neighborhood bar to watch Game 5 of the NBA finals - and then got to thinking.

The Expo Line Is LA Metro's Gateway Drug

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.06.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It came to me as I rode the Expo Line home after a business meeting in Santa Monica. The Expo Line is L.A. Metro's gateway drug. And, if we know what's good for us we should all keep experimenting to find our favorite rail or bus line. We should also all vote for Measure R2 in November.

6 Awesome Hotels That Were Once Celebrity Homes

Oyster | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Oyster

You've booked the celebrity home tours, watched endless reruns of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," and feverishly scrolled through your favorite A...

Life at Venice Beach in the '70s

ric drasin | Posted 05.20.2016 | Los Angeles
ric drasin

The smell of the ocean, the feel of sand on your feet and the burning of incense bring back the memories of a golden era in Venice Beach.

Except at CicLAvia, L.A.'s Streets Are No Work of Art

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.17.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It is only Tuesday but it is shaping up to be another great week in L.A. The transformational L.A. happening, CicLAvia Southeast Cities is on the book...

Big Muscles and the Big Screen -- Bodybuilders in Film

ric drasin | Posted 05.12.2016 | Sports
ric drasin

Years before I started working out with weights, I would watch movies and see people like Steve Reeves and wonder how they got that way and got into m...