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'I Don't Play Games' & Other Secrets From One Of The Country's Top Philanthropists

(10) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 12:53 PM

“I loathe secrets,” Wallis Annenberg declared to a packed ballroom at the inaugural Women A.R.E Summit in Los Angeles.

“We share the wealth; we share the openness,” Annenberg, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of the Annenberg Foundation added, describing her journey to becoming one...

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Women to Watch: Theresia Gouw Ranzetta

(3) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 2:54 PM

Venture capitalist Theresia Gouw Ranzetta sees opportunity where others see obstacles. While many lament the lack of women at the top, Gouw Ranzetta offers a high-tech strategy to beat the odds. "The fastest way to make it into the C-suite or the boardroom of a Fortune 500 company is to...

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Women to Watch: Stella & Dot Founder Jessica Herrin

(21) Comments | Posted October 8, 2012 | 3:13 PM

Jessica Herrin, founder of Stella & Dot, sells jewelry. In fact, she sells lots of it -- $100 million worth last year alone -- by combining personal service with an e-commerce platform and social media. Herrin calls it "social selling." But the hidden power behind Stella & Dot...

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Women to Watch: Meet the Women Changing Silicon Valley

(9) Comments | Posted September 28, 2012 | 12:35 PM

Jobs, Brin and Page, Zuckerberg. With its dorm-room wunderkinds, geeky engineers and khaki-clad venture capital types, the tech world has historically been dominated by men. By now the stats are depressingly familiar: Engineering schools are teeming with men. Women earn only 14 percent of computer science degrees at...

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Michael Martin's Inner Voice

(7) Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 4:25 PM

Huffington Post blogger and commodities trader Michael Martin's new book, The Inner Voice of Trading: Eliminate the Noise and Profit From the Strategies That Are Right for You, takes a candid look at the psychology of successful trading, with an emphasis on the "softer" side of the art...

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'A Better Life' -- A Love Letter To LA

(3) Comments | Posted June 24, 2011 | 1:02 PM

Well in advance of it’s June 24th release, Chris Weitz's latest film, "A Better Life" -- a moving story of an undocumented worker and single father raising his son in East L.A. -- was already generating significant buzz. In March, Entertainment Weekly's Dave Karger wrote "we could already...

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Jami Gertz And Stacy Lubliner Talk Movies, Motherhood, And 'A Better Life' (Video)

(2) Comments | Posted June 23, 2011 | 6:05 PM

After twenty years as an actress, Jami Gertz decided to step into the new role of producer. Enlisting the help of veteran dealmaker and former ICM agent Stacy Lubliner, the two founded Lime Orchard Productions.

The partners bring very different but complimentary skill sets to the table. "I grew up...

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Bill Clinton Talks Tea Party, Economy, Middle East Peace At Start Of Clinton Global Initiative (VIDEO)

(992) Comments | Posted September 19, 2010 | 4:19 PM

The tea party is saying something "everyone should hear," says President Bill Clinton, that "everyone but average Americans are doing alright."

In an interview with the Huffington Post's Willow Bay and Yahoo! News, and tied to the start of the Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting this week, Clinton...

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Bill Clinton Offers Advice To Obama, Discusses Clinton Global Initiative With HuffPost's Willow Bay (VIDEO)

(720) Comments | Posted September 17, 2010 | 2:22 AM

***UPDATE*** In two new videos, former President Clinton discusses the efforts to remove the rubble from earthquake-devastated Haiti and offers advice to President Obama: hit the stump and sell your plans directly to the American people.

WATCH:

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Warren Buffett On The Economy, The Deficit, LeBron James And BP (VIDEO)

(475) Comments | Posted July 8, 2010 | 12:38 PM

When he looks at the economy, Warren Buffett sees "recovery."

In an exclusive interview today with Huffington Post and Yahoo! News, Buffett told Willow Bay that he disagreed with the recent statement by New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman that we are "in...

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Longo Toyota Total Recall: 24/7 At The Nation's Largest Toyota Dealership (VIDEO)

(34) Comments | Posted February 22, 2010 | 10:04 AM

HuffPost LA Exclusive: Longo, the largest Toyota dealer in the country, offered HuffPost LA a look at how it is managing one of the biggest recalls in automotive history.

Longo Toyota...

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Welcome to HuffPost LA

(19) Comments | Posted December 2, 2009 | 12:49 PM

In a city as populous, diverse and sprawling as Los Angeles, it's no surprise that we're lacking a geographical hub. In fact we're really quite famous for it. So what better way to harness technology than to create a place online where people can gather and connect around local issues...

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LA Families Send A Message Of Hope

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2009 | 12:11 PM

World AIDS Day offers us a moment every year to assess how far we've come in the fight against HIV/AIDS and to clarify and quantify the challenges ahead. Since the early 1990s, I have supported the efforts of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, which works around the world...

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Bile in the Blogosphere

(128) Comments | Posted March 31, 2008 | 3:45 PM

Unbridled. Uncensored. Unfiltered. And at times, unpleasant. I know it's very "old media" of me to admit this, but I am often unnerved by the lack of civility on the Web.

You'll have to forgive the old-media mind-set. Before I became a senior editor at the popular political blog the...

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Broad Brush Strokes: Q &A With Eli Broad

(1) Comments | Posted February 8, 2008 | 3:10 PM

BCAM Born! It's hard to miss the banners with the sparkling, red, cracked egg sculpture by artist Jeff Koons sprinkled across the city. This week the Los Angeles County Museum of Art opens the 72,000 square foot, Renzo Piano-designed, $56 million showcase for contemporary art, the Broad Contemporary Art Museum....

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Howard Ruby's Polar Bears Give A Face To Global Warming

(38) Comments | Posted November 1, 2007 | 8:07 PM

Howard Ruby, Founder and Chairman of Oakwood Worldwide, the leading global temporary housing provider, is an accidental environmentalist. Or perhaps I should say award winning, accidental environmentalist? His long-time passion for photography led him to the Arctic where he quite simply fell in love with the polar bears he encountered....

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Living Now Gets a Makeover: Check Out Our New How-To Guide for a Fuller Life

(9) Comments | Posted September 17, 2007 | 9:52 AM

Starting today on Living Now, our top "boxes" will be devoted to three fundamental dimensions that make our lives healthier, more productive, more meaningful, and more fulfilling:

"The Full Life" offers practical how-to info and advice on managing the "business of life" in ways that are more effective and less...

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The Daily Balancing Act

(3) Comments | Posted September 10, 2007 | 12:44 PM

For women of my generation, it was the "juggling act." Jobs, marriage, children, homes, and aging parents were the balls we added, tossing them in the air as our lives filled up and praying they wouldn't come crashing down on our heads. Younger women, many of whom watched their working...

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Living Now Welcomes A New Teacher: Health Columnist Dr. Rock Positano

(1) Comments | Posted September 4, 2007 | 12:33 PM

Last week I played several rounds of phone tag with Dr. Rock Positano, whose warning about the dangers of summer's official footwear, the flip-flop, made headlines two weeks ago. "Flip-flops," the director of Non-Surgical Foot and Ankle Service at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery insists, "have single-handedly caused...

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Full Court Press: Shaq Takes on Childhood Obesity

(16) Comments | Posted July 3, 2007 | 11:21 AM

NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal is using his super-sized (7-foot 1 inch, 325 pounds) persona, his credibility as a four- time NBA champion, and the platform of a reality TV series to launch a "Shaq Attack" on the nation's childhood obesity epidemic.

Here's a highlight from the premier of "Shaq's...

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