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Will it Take Faith to End Homelessness in Los Angeles?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Spiritual leaders are defining the end homelessness as an act of faith. So fitting here in Los Angeles, a city also known as the city of Angels.

Riding Metro in Istanbul and Beyond

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It's after 9 at night on Thanksgiving and I'm sitting in a bus station on the Asian side of Istanbul waiting for a Metro bus. No, not that Metro.

Spiritual Revolution

Shaman Durek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Shaman Durek

In today's world, it seems that most spiritual teachers focus their work on people who already understand or have a basic knowledge of what they are t...

HIV Prevention Drug: Thanks, But No Thanks

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Charles Karel Bouley

We need a cure for HIV and AIDS. We've always had a way to prevent it, it's called common sense and responsibility.

The Link Between Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Bacteria

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Though Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is among the most common medical problems in the country, it's not a disease you're likely to find celebrities speaking out for.

HAIKU REVIEWS: From Aida To Beethoven | San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Rafael

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

A Skid Row Thanksgiving

Gregory C. Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gregory C. Scott

As most of Americans gather in their suburban homes to give thanks, hundreds of volunteers serve over 10,000 meals to the homeless in the missions and shelters in Los Angeles.

A Call To Our Ancestors: Ariana Delawari's "We Came Home"

Rachel Fleischer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rachel Fleischer

In the chaos of the everyday we sometimes forget to remember the past. Too often we take for granted what we have, forgetting the courageous sacrifices made by those who came before us.

All Is Well That Ends Well... With a Gala at MOCA

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Many of you would probably agree that we are living in a rather cynical age, and that's why it's so inspiring to witness the miracle of resurrection. And no, I'm not talking about the story of Jesus.

Thanksgiving 2010 on the Island of Misfit Toys

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

Happy Holidays to all families, blessed by God or not, approved by Man or no. Cherish the ties that bind, honor those that love, and hold those that are dear. These days more than ever, it truly is all we've got.

The End: Hollywood's Campaign to End Poverty in America

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Douglas Forbes

So there you have it. Poverty has NO discretion. So why should we? That's why I say, "Hollywood, let's beat the living crap out of poverty."

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Robin Hughes, Who Brings Safe, Affordable Homes To Those In Need

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today we're interviewing Robin Hughes, the president of Abode Communities (AC), an organization that builds safe and affordable homes for low-income f...

AFM Digested

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

Recently I attended my first American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, CA. I'd never been to anything quite like AFM, the meeting place for the Amer...

The Westside Subway: Welcome Back, Epstein

John Mirisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The Constellation station that Epstein is so fervently in favor of is exactly one block from the Santa Monica station that had been planned by Metro for the better part of a decade.

Chef Speak: Magnolia Bakery

Heather Taylor | Posted 10.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Heather Taylor

We thought it appropriate to offer up a seasonal fall dessert with a twist for Thanksgiving. And who better to speak with than Bobbie Lloyd, President and Chief Baking Officer of Magnolia Bakery.

Why I'm Bullish on LA -- The Sequel

Al Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Al Abrams

LA has weathered one of the worst financial storms to ever buffet the city. Following the results of the midterm elections, it's possible now Los Angeles will come out renewed.

The tragic end of Ronni Chasen: A Hollywood Murder Mystery

Danielle Berrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danielle Berrin

It was fitting, in that Hollywood way, that the last time Ronni Chasen was seen alive was at a movie premiere. She had been in all her Hollywood glory...

ATTIRE: Pajamas!!

Lauren Selman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lauren Selman

What do you get when you combine a group of powerful women, circus performers, pajamas and Heather Hope-Allison's vision? You get, The Buzz Girls 3r...

LA's Secret Pleasures

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

One of the secret pleasures of living in Los Angeles is its vibrant and mostly unheralded theater scene.

Housing The Size of Parking Spaces: Does Size Really Matter with Homelessness?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

The fact that some homeless persons are turning to Public Storage units as a housing option is another indication that people are desperate for any private space no matter the size.

You Kill Me

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

I was 20 minutes late when I arrived at the theatre. It was a small joint carved out of an old retail space and the metal door squeaked loudly as I pu...

They're Not Dolls! They're Action Figures--and Art! DesignerCon Plays Around in Pasadena

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Derrick

Vinyl toys are some of the hottest collectibles around. Some feature obscure anime and manga characters, some are creatures from myths old and new; ...

"Cinema Language" Speaking to My Rewrites

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Abe Schwartz

Recently I had the chance to attend Cinema Language, taught by Tom Provost and presented by Mark Stolaroff of the No Budget Film School. I've attended...

Auto Show Electrifies LA

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Cruisin' in fast and strong, the Auto Show makes its 103rd annual pit stop to Los Angeles this week, bringing along energy, technology, and, most impo...

Sustainable Housing, 30/10 and Public Transit in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Metro's extensive and costly building program supported by revenue from voter-approved Measure R will create a true transit system out of our already extensive collection of bus and rail lines.