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From Rain to Riches?

Anneli Lucia Tostar | Posted 04.09.2015 | College
Anneli Lucia Tostar

We've dealt with this unwanted houseguest for nearly four months, and still it lingers in dirty patches. Even when it seems like the snow is ready to leave, like the river might mobilize again, it changes its mind and sits back down.

Sweet Ophelia: An Interview With Musician Zella Day

Logan Lynn | Posted 04.11.2015 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

If you aren't already listening to Zella Day, now is the moment to do yourself a favor and make things right in your world by putting on headphones and diving in. You can thank me later.

Coming Home, Whatever That Means

Anneli Lucia Tostar | Posted 03.29.2015 | College
Anneli Lucia Tostar

Home may be temporary and it may be common, but it is also important. This feeling of belonging in a world with so many circles. Not knowing where my next home will be, I can only relish the time I have left in this one. Last one, best one.

It's Unusually Chilly On The West Coast

Reuters | Steve Gorman & Mark Guarino | Posted 12.30.2014 | Green

(Reuters) - An Arctic air mass over the Great Plains gripped much of the country in below-normal temperatures on Tuesday and ushered in winter storm w...

33 Reasons The West Coast Is The Best Coast

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel

The East Coast is totally great. There are color-changing leaves and some frigid beaches, and the swamps of Florida are serene and -- oh, who are we k...

Weekend Getaway: Two Perfect Days in Palm Springs

Roadtrippers | Posted 09.15.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Palm Springs is the ideal West Coast weekend escape. Thanks to its close proximity to San Diego, Los Angeles, and Phoenix, this desert resort city was basically made for vacations and getaways!

Six West Coast Destinations For Yoga Lovers

Travelzoo | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

When planning a vacation, it can often feel like you have to choose between a relaxing trip and an adventurous one. But it doesn't necessarily have to be an either/or scenario -- especially when you incorporate yoga into your West Coast vacation in North America.

Hostages Strapped to the Tank: Coastal Commission Stories - Lesson 2

Steve Blank | Posted 08.17.2014 | San Francisco
Steve Blank

"Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception." Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince For six and a half years I served as a public official...

Shake Shack Vs. In-N-Out: An East Vs. West Coast Burger Brouhaha

Thrillist | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

We decided to state our cases on both sides of this hot burger issue. In the end, there can be only one winner.

8 Good Reasons To Move To The West Coast

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.13.2014 | HuffPost Home

It's been years since any true New York-California contest forced us to pledge our allegiance to a team, an artist, a way of life. But like record pla...

Urban Americana: West Coast Vintage Design

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 08.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

Tucked away in an industrial section of Long Beach's Zaferia District is Urban Americana, a brand new design resource that has raised the bar when it comes to shopping for vintage goods on the West Coast.

Farming for Developers: Coastal Commission Stories - Lesson 1

Steve Blank | Posted 08.10.2014 | San Francisco
Steve Blank

"Oh, what a tangled web we weave...when first we practice to deceive." Walter Scott, Marmion Last week I got an email last week from a New York VC as...

The Wonder of a Southern California Christmas

Troy Campbell | Posted 02.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Troy Campbell

As a Southern Californian native, nonnatives always assume I must be sad every time Christmas rolls around and it's not white. They tell me that I...

Work Together When Washington Can't: New Partnerships Will Lead Fight Against Climate Change

Tom Steyer | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green
Tom Steyer

That's 53 million people and GDP of $2.8 trillion. So it's not a stretch to say the new Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy will make a huge difference for the entire country. And guess what? Congress had nothing to do with it.

Massive Outbreak Killing Pacific Coast Starfish In Droves

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

Starfish are dying in massive numbers due to a disease outbreak that melts the animals into a white goo, leaving researchers scrambling to explain the...

World's 5th Largest Economy Takes on Climate Change

Cylvia Hayes | Posted 12.31.2013 | Green
Cylvia Hayes

The West Coast region is not waiting for the federal government to take action. As Congress remains gridlocked and climate deniers wield bizarre, scientifically-baseless power in DC, West Coast leadership is stepping up to the most pressing global issue facing humanity.

Yanopah Takes the Plunge

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.13.2013 | San Francisco
Peter Bosshard

This is the story of Yanopah, a tiny water molecule who has been travelling the world's waterways for millions of years.

Breastfeeding in Public: Where Do American Moms Really Stand?

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 01.11.2013 | Parents
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

In 2012, breastfeeding entered mainstream American dialogue as either a polarizing or a unifying topic for a wide variety of mothers, parents, employers and public officials across the country.

The West Coast's Business-Friendly Inns

iLoveInns | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
iLoveInns

Traveling for business can seem like a revolving door between one room and the next. When you work away from home on the West Coast, stay at an inn with the personal comforts and business amenities you need to succeed.

The Bottom Line: Big Opportunity for Pacific Fish

Lee Crockett | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Lee Crockett

These species and a host of other Pacific marine predators need to eat plenty of small fish to survive and thrive. In fact, to understand the well-being of an ocean ecosystem, one of the first steps is to measure the food supply upon which other larger species depend.

Happiness Study Spotlights Boston, Bay Area

Posted 09.19.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 09/18/2012 04:52 PM EDT on LiveScience When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed up at...

Attacking PR Support: An Ugly Look at How Clients Bully Publicists Behind the Scenes

C. Cryn Johannsen | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business
C. Cryn Johannsen

Clients do not always treat publicists with respect. Since a publicist works closely with a client, the relationship is often tighter than other professional relationships.

Friday Finances: Ignore Us at Your Peril

Christopher Caen | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

You may not know it, being out here on the "other coast," but we have a presidential election coming up. Although we are one of the biggest states and one of the biggest piles of electoral college votes, we get absolutely no love, do we now?

'So, What Do You Do?'

Emile Hirsch | Posted 06.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Emile Hirsch

Is there really that much of a gap of conversation etiquette or philosophy between the East and West coast that one can't ask "What do you do?" to a new acquaintance in New York?

Riding The "Coast Starlight" From Los Angeles To Seattle

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Built in 1939, the station features classic architecture and is listed on the National Registry of Historical Places.