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How a Man Named Jingles Changed My Life

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.30.2014 | Good News
Ari Nessel

That was the beginning of how I started thinking how every choice I made had an impact, so with those choices, I had the power to create harm or good.

You Don't Need to Live in California to Create This Venice Beach-Inspired Living Room

Dering Hall | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

The polarity of the mahogany coffered ceiling and floors with the stark white walls provides a rich backdrop for the selection of bold furnishings.

Deadly Lightning Storm That Struck 14 People 'Impossible' to Predict, Experts Say

AP | JOHN ROGERS and MATT HAMILTON | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predic...

Lightning Strikes 14 People In California

AP | Posted 09.26.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina...

Get Your Sizzle On At The World's Sexiest Beaches

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.21.2014 | Travel

Beaches are beautiful displays of Mother Nature's bounty, but nothing cranks up the heat like some sexy humans on the sand. Travelzoo has named the...

A New Yorker's Ode to Los Angeles

Cody Lyon | Posted 08.13.2014 | New York
Cody Lyon

I remember the first time I went to Los Angeles. It was sometime in the early 1990s. As we descended into LAX on the flight from New York that morning, my friend told me to look out the window.

Before You Head Over To Brazil: 2014 World Cup, Samba and Sergio!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Marlon Regis

Over 200,000 people from the United States alone, will be traveling to Brazil this summer for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, while another quarter-million...

Venice Beach is the Best Place to Live... When You've Still Got Freedom

Carly Cylinder | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

After spending a year in NYC when I was 29 years old, I found myself a little apprehensive about the the slim cultural experience and inspiration of LA in comparison to the city.

Greg Miller's Painterly Pop

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

About ten years ago, American painter Greg Miller admitted the truth -- that he's a Pop artist -- and it felt good to own it.

Snowless, Shaken and Stirred in SoCal

Elan Barnehama | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Elan Barnehama

I love road trips. They're full of possibility; they suspend time like a baseball game and exist just outside of reality. My bags were packed and I looked to the West.

The Next Anthony Bourdain: Joan Jetsetter?

Richard Bangs | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

For a time in my youth, the era of rock-star authors, Norman Mailer, Ken Kesey, and Tom Wolfe, it seemed everyone aspired to be a novelist. After W...

Kippy, You're So Fine: Kippy's! Non-Dairy Organic Ice Cream

Victor and Mary | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Victor and Mary

A vegan creamery scooping non-dairy dessert, Kippy's need not masquerade as "ice cream."

Apparently Desperation Is A Good Look

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.12.2013 | Los Angeles

Blake Grigsby wants you to kiss him not because he's Irish, but because he's desperate. Watch him and his sign reel in the ladies at Venice Beach ...

Five Florida Beaches to Truly Treasure

Visit Florida | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Visit Florida

Listening to the soothing melody of the surf, watching the sunset paint the waves pink and orange, or reconnecting with loved ones: these are all treasures a beach trip can provide. But some Florida getaways offer bounty in other forms, too. Check out what you can hunt for on these gems.

For Homeless Singer-Songwriter, Music Gives Solace Amid Strife

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact
Jens Erik Gould

Early one morning in June, I had plans to interview Harriet Kilgore, a homeless singer-songwriter on the Venice Beach boardwalk. When I arrived, I found her alone, half-naked and plastered between a flattened cardboard box and a tattered blanket in an alley.

Chef Govind Armstrong's Garden-to-Table Restaurants Make L.A. a More Delicious Place

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

George Bernard Shaw once said "There is no sincerer love than the love of food," and certainly Chef Govind Armstrong would wholeheartedly agree.

LOOK: Best Bars In Venice

Posted 08.24.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of LA Weekly By Erika Bolden From the glossy, international beach dream of tobacco titan Abbot Kinney, to an oilfield ...

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...

A Call to Action: Dance Like Nobody's Watching in Their Rear View Mirror

Bridget Fonger | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

The best thing we can do to protect ourselves from a lost life is to live each day fully. Let's not lose our lives little by little each day due to fear. Let's live with as much courage and gusto as we can to honor this short life, and have the music playing whenever possible.

12 Injured When Car Crashes Into Beach Pedestrians

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A car drove into a crowd of people walking along the famed Venice Beach boardwalk early Saturday, injuring a dozen people before t...

Venice Wins!

Posted 07.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Going to the boardwalk in Venice Beach, Calif. is an adventure as it is. Now, you can take a wild ride above it all. It's taken two years, but fina...

Top 10 City Beaches

Cheapflights | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

Summer is finally in full swing, and many find themselves facing the tough decision of a city break or a beach escape as they start planning a vacation. But for visitors looking for the best of both worlds, check out these 10 city beaches.

Anna Sew Hoy: Life Is a Beach (PHOTOS)

Juri Koll | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

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PHOTOS: America's Best Boardwalks

Oyster | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From Atlantic City to Santa Cruz, beach bums will strut their stuff down those sandy pathways, either taking in the views or letting loose on beachside coasters (or both!).

5 Awesome Los Angeles Beaches for Families

MiniTime | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Miles of soft sand, swaying palm trees, and the lure of the sparkling ocean make the City of Angels a magnet for surf-and-sun devotees. Yet with over 90 beaches in Los Angeles County, it can be difficult for visiting families to know where to begin.