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The Gentle Barn Rescues Animals and At-Risk Youth

Evey Rosenbloom | Posted 02.17.2016 | Impact
Evey Rosenbloom

Surrounded by gorgeous mountains, cow and horse pastures, shady trees and organic vegetable gardens, the Gentle Barn is a sanctuary that rescues animals and at risk youth.

The Girl's Got Polo: Excerpt: Seduced by Polo

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 02.10.2016 | Sports
Amy Phillips Penn

There was something about polo players, especially the men. Something macho, something beyond-the edge, so smoldering with sex and danger that it cou...

Gratitude Speaks: Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical. Through Gratitude Speaks...

The Gentle Barn: Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Find Hope

BJ Gallagher | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
BJ Gallagher

It was a beautiful, sunny, breezy Sunday in Los Angeles when my son Michael and I drove north into the foothills to spend some time at the Gentle Barn.

Pack Your Trunks: Here Are 20 Perfect Trips For People Who Love Animals

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

You're probably a lot like us: dreaming of that perfect getaway where you can cuddle with pandas, kiss cows and sleep with sloths. Let's add in some s...

What Happens When 11 Eggs Get Stuck Inside A Chicken

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green

A chicken named Myrtle recently had an emergency hysterectomy to remove 11 eggs that were stuck inside of her. "She was egg bound," says Ellie Laks...

Ellen & Portia Take Their Vegan Lifestyle To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 12.28.2011 | Los Angeles

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ellen Degeneres and wife Portia de Rossi are set to open a new vegan restaurant on Ventura Boulevard in LA's San ...

"The Beautiful Barn," aka My LA Emmy Weekend

Abigail Spencer | Posted 11.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Abigail Spencer

I didn't grow up in Los Angeles, and maybe I'm an unlikely candidate for the town itself, but LA has really grown on me. Not just grown. It's my community.