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'An Unsurvivable Crash'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2013 | Los Angeles

A small jet crashed at Santa Monica Airport in California on Sunday evening. The Associated Press reports that, according to officials, the jet le...

Water Grill - Superb New Seafood Eatery in Santa Monica

Jay Weston | Posted 11.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Here in Santa Monica they have given birth to a wonderful New York-style seafood restaurant that matches any in the world. It is, indeed, the Catch of the Day!

This Highway Pretty Much Has It All

Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel

California State Route 1, also known as Highway 1, is a veritable treasure trove of sights -- it spans hundreds of coastal miles, from Orange County i...

California... Here We Come

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

If we could all travel on a weekly basis, the world would definitely be a happier place. But, sadly, unless you're one of the lucky few with a jou...

Searching For WeHo Jesus

Gabrielle Canon | Posted 10.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Gabrielle Canon

Then, as if my prayers had been answered, I saw him. Through the honking cars that whizzed past on Hollywood Blvd he waved blithely. Long brown hair. Neatly trimmed beard. Flowing white robe. Sandals. Was he the real deal?

Art Venti -- Pencil-Painting the Depths

Juri Koll | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

Using a classical, layered technique adapted to his adept pencil work, Venti builds layers of color and form in one portion of the work, then covers that in an archival, museum-acceptable spray coating.

Awareness Film Festival Brings Plethora of Conscious Cinema to Santa Monica

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 09.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Gregory Weinkauf

As our world evolves, so does cinema. This week, the Awareness Film Festival presents its unique and diverse take on film as both spiritual reflection and inspiration.

How Artists Survive, Part 3: The Westside Ain't All Bad (PHOTOS)

Juri Koll | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

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Shelley Fisher Cooks up a Rockin', Southern-fried Delight With "The Hebrew Hillbilly"

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

A great conversationalist, she tears up talking about the guilt she felt about her father's passing, then bursts into singing Aretha Franklin's "Respect" as we share a nookie cookie, and then turns serious - reflecting on her life's purpose.

Herb Alpert - It Comes From the Feel

Juri Koll | Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

"When I paint or sculpt," he says, "I don't have anything in mind. I don't have a goal in mind other than form. I'm looking for that form that touches me and when I find it I stop."

The Two Sides Of Santa Monica

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 08.16.2013 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — For decades there have been two Santa Monicas. There's the hip beachfront town that's packed year-round with tourists wh...

Santa Monica Shooter Built His Gun From Parts He Bought Online

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

In this day of Internet commerce and fast long distance travel, state by state gun laws make no sense. We need a nation wide, consistent set of laws that deny terrorists, criminals, and the mentally unstable easy access to guns.

Michael McLaughlin

Whitey Was 'Very Nice' To Neighbor Who Helped Bust Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- In the waterfront federal courthouse here, prosecutors this week started building their case that James "Whitey" Bulger was the violent lead...

Police: Santa Monica Shooter Penned Apology Note

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.13.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — John Zawahri left a farewell note in which he expressed remorse for killing his father and brother but left no explanation for the...

Shooter's Mom: His Father Was Abusive

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.11.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A Santa Monica gunman who killed five people last week was hospitalized for psychiatric evaluation in 2006 after police found bomb...

9 Amazing Hotel Amenities

Oyster | Posted 06.04.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Our favorite summer amenities and where to find them.

Cross Country Must-Sees Throughout America (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summer is (unofficially) here, and tons of travelers will be heading coast to coast to visit some of the most iconic city spots in the country. From t...

Beachfront Luxury: 15 Decadent Hotels on the Sand

Oyster | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Who doesn't love a beach vacation? The sun, the sand, and the ocean all come together to make for a relaxing getaway that, when complete, will send yo...

Romantic Eco-Friendly Stays

Oyster | Posted 05.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

For those who love tree-hugging just as much as they love snuggling up with that special someone, we've found the best hotels for environmentally-friendly duos who don't want to skimp on romance.

LA's 5 Most Craveable Burgers

Mike Metz | Posted 07.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Mike Metz

Best burger in LA? Way too subjective. Here are the burgers I crave most right now.

Never Use A Treadmill Again

Oyster | Posted 07.14.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Getting fit doesn't have to be on your to-do list after you travel. While many hotels offer state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, w...

Our 12 Favorite Hotel Bars For After-Work Drinks (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Hotel bars are often a convenient spot for a nightcap or a quick after-work drink (anything to take the edge off!) while on a business trip -- but not...

Follow That Chef SNAP Challenge: A Free Farmers' Market Tour, Cooking Demo and Panel Discussion

Monique Ruffin | Posted 06.22.2013 | Los Angeles
Monique Ruffin

Hundreds of thousands of families in the Los Angeles area are entitled to SNAP benefits but are not accessing them. If your family might be one of them, this event will answer your questions and lead you to the services available.

Time to Recognize the Rights of Nature

Terry Tamminen | Posted 06.17.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

As the World Bank warns, a possible 4 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures by the 2060s will lead to a "transition of the Earth's ecosystems into a state unknown in human experience."

Robert Redford HATES Santa Monica

Posted 04.03.2013 | Los Angeles

He grew up there and his office is there, but he hates the place. Robert Redford hates Santa Monica, Calif. Why the disdain for the beautiful South...