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Celebrating Women of the Post-War Era Through Photographs

Christina Rice | Posted 07.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Christina Rice

The accomplishments of these women have largely been buried in file cabinets for decades, but are now being resurrected through our efforts to digitize the Valley Times collection. This month, a new Central Library exhibit was unveiled highlighting the remarkable women of the Valley Times.

Hideaway With Kiesza

Patricia Rust | Posted 07.25.2014 | Entertainment
Patricia Rust

It's wonderful to watch a really great young woman with talent oozing out of her have it recognized and discovered by the public.

A Network Dedicated to Ending Gun Violence in Our Communities

Jumaane D. Williams | Posted 07.24.2014 | New York
Jumaane D. Williams

It is time we work together to solve this pervasive national problem, and develop ways every city in our country can effectively combat gun violence.

Daughtry and Goo Goo Dolls Summer Tour: Rock Rolls at the Greek Theatre

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.25.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

In 1986, Chris Daughtry was seven-years-old when John Rzeznik and Robby Takac were releasing their first album as the Goo Goo Dolls; yet here he and his band were, co-headlining with the Goo Goo Dolls on a warm summer's night at Los Angeles' Griffith Park's outdoor venue, Nederlander's Greek Theatre.

The Camera's Secrets: Ricardo Valverde's Visionary Images

Max Benavidez | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts
Max Benavidez

Was this an intentional early assessment by the artist of the visual vocabulary of photography -- that a photograph or the act of photographing can literally sear your vision?

Koreatown: El Basurero

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I know the city's broke and all and that our new Mayor is doing what he can to fix things. So here's something that shouldn't be that hard to fix. Pick up the trash.

For the Love of Classroom Tech

Todd Felderstein | Posted 07.22.2014 | Education
Todd Felderstein

As today's science affects our lifestyles exponentially, many districts now have line items in their budgets that reflect the changing landscape of high-tech learning. Is it justified? Will students continue to learn using yesterday's methods in preparation for a wireless, paperless future? Can they?

Ringling Brothers vs Animal Activists (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Jon Hotchkiss

Elephants perform at the Ringling Bros circus, July 15, 2014 "Ladies and gentlemen... boys and girls... children of all ages...." There is no phrase...

Ladies, You Must 'Doubt Your Doubts'

Crystal Ung | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Crystal Ung

The next time you're faced with a tough decision think critically, but also consider what your gut is saying. As you get older and acquire more life experience, you begin to realize the importance of the broader picture. How will the decisions you make affect your mind, body and spirit?

Annual Los Angeles Immigrant's Mass Highlights Unaccompanied Children

Los Angeles Times | Kate Linthicum | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion

During Sunday Mass at a sunlit cathedral in downtown Los Angeles, a 22-year-old woman stepped timidly to a podium and began her story. "My name is ...

Once Tour at Pantages: The Dreamer, The Muse, The Music

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

Perhaps Once will remind Broadway producers that you don't have to spend $400 million on a production to bring in audiences and win acclaim.

City Rules Lure, Push Away Food Truck Flavors

Hilary Gowins | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Politicians across the country who have embraced heavy restrictions on who can serve food where should look West and take notice of Los Angeles' dual brick-and-mortar and mobile restaurant landscape.

Bicyclist Dies In Macabre Accident, Run Down By a Car on the Sidewalk

Linda Milazzo | Posted 07.19.2014 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Whether it be Gaza, the sky, or a peaceful sidewalk in Los Angeles, all we have is our life. Those who take the lives of others, take away the universe. No one has that right.

Busting It Out

Virginia Broersma | Posted 07.17.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Bettina Hubby is an interdisciplinary artist with an impulse towards collaboration and integrating daily life into her art (and vice versa), all with large doses of humor.

#AOLBuild Meets Founder Reshma Saujani @GirlsWhoCode

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.

Louise Goffin Welcomes a Few Village People to Her Magical Music Kingdom

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

It's not often that a musician serenades an interviewer over the phone, but these were unusual circumstances.

Dave Jamieson

Huge Teachers' Union Set To Vote On Boycott Of Staples

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business

In an expected show of solidarity with postal employee unions, the 1.6 million-member American Federation of Teachers will vote Saturday on a proposal...

Have a $50,000 Wedding on a $3,000 Budget: 8 Great Secrets to a Hip and Affordable Wedding

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 07.11.2014 | Weddings
Shannah L. Compton

Does the sound of a "budget" wedding make you cringe? For me, it conjures up images of dollies, chocolate covered almonds, bubbles, and food that should be used as doorstops instead of being consumed by humans.

World Cup Photo Diary: My Final Days in Brazil

Raul de Molina | Posted 07.10.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul de Molina

All was back to normal in Brazil and thousands of Argentinian fans left the game in Sao Paulo and arrived in Rio in the early hours of Thursday morning to prepare for the big game on Sunday.

Rejecting Obama's Deportation and Drug War Surge on Central American Kids

Leisy J. Abrego | Posted 07.09.2014 | Latino Voices
Leisy J. Abrego

This moral crisis demands our outrage. Alarmingly, the Obama administration misleads the public, describing a planned surge in detention and deportations, including a "fast track" to deport minors in crisis, as "humane."

Premonition of a Parent's Worst Nightmare

Terry K Carr | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Terry K Carr

Any parent who has lost a child will tell you that you never get over it. What is not talked about so much is the haunting thought of losing another.

California's Forgotten Civil War

Kevin Waite | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Kevin Waite

The tragedy of slavery and the trauma of the Civil War have left legacies with which all Americans, from coast to coast and everywhere in between, continue to live.

MGW!

Patricia Rust | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Patricia Rust

MGW! Model -- Genius -- Whatever Think it's impossible to be brilliant and look fabulous? Think again! There is so much pressure to look good and ...

Stylification Series: Featuring Tamsin Lonsdale

Golriz Moeini | Posted 07.05.2014 | Style
Golriz Moeini

Tamsin Lonsdale, is most definitely not like any ordinary English rose. She is undeniably beyond intelligent, worldly by definition, unique and strikingly beautiful, jet-setting socialite with impeccable taste, witty as you'd expect from a refined English girl to be but yet she remains humble.

9 Reasons To Love California

Global Yodel | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

In most parts of the state, it's sunny -- all the time -- and save for the occasional earthquake, living is good.