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A California City Measured Residents’ Well-Being For 4 Years. What Lawmakers Discovered Surprised Them.
By Oliver Balch, On assignment for HuffPost
Santa Monica officials decided to look at more than just economic prosperity when gauging their citizens' success.
L.A. Goes Bonkers Over Breathtaking 'UFO' Lighting Up The Sky
Twitterverse explodes as SpaceX Falcon 9 puts on a gobsmacking light show.
17 Ways Being An Actor Prepared Me for Motherhood
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They say nothing truly prepares you for motherhood—not the hundreds of hours you clocked babysitting or the stacks of parenting
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Arrival Of Mountain Lion Kitten In Santa Monica Hills Highlights The Issue Of Cats' Limited Space
It’s hard for them to travel longer distances because highways hem them in, so they tend to inbreed.
13-Year-Old Girl Composes Song Based On Hillary Clinton's Concession Speech
"Never doubt that you are valuable."
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How I Quit Smoking With Rollerblading
Writer, Counselor, Marketing
This time, when I tried to quit, I felt like I had some invisible help from behind the scenes.
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5 Great American Road Trips, Mapped From Start To Finish
Hit the road Jack!
The Historic Hotel Casa del Mar - A Southern California Gem
Writer, Parade.com columnist and author, 'My City, My New York...
One great refuge is the Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica. Perfectly located before the sea just steps from the ocean, the hotel was first built in 1926 as a glamorous beach club.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Your Financial Plan: Carrots or Carrot Cake?
Financial Advisor. Comedy Theater Owner. Family Guy.
Compassionate Homeless Man Shares Meal With Stranger When Others Wouldn't
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What I Have Learned From Hugging 7,000 People
Lisa Mae Brunson
Social Innovator, CEO and Founder, Wonder Women Tech
I was in awe. This 'simple' act of kindness had the ability to restore life! How many others out there craved love in the form of a hug? How many longed for the touch of another, yet were denied this act of grace?
Apparently Desperation Is A Good Look
'An Unsurvivable Crash'
Moms Change the World: Josephine Miller
Author, activist, life coach and mother
Josephine Miller is changing the way we live our lives each and every day. Miller a driving force behind implementing plastic bag and Styrofoam bans in Santa Monica, California.
Fresh Young Buddhist Teacher Kalu Rinpoche to Speak in Santa Monica
Dr. Nalini Chilkov
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What if our education emphasized cultivating compassion, caring, open heartedness, ethics, insight and wisdom? What kind of person might we become if kindness and generosity were part of our daily lessons?
New York Times Spends 36 Hours In Santa Monica
Santa Monica in Sunsets
Culture Shock to Culture Architect
Two Days in Santa Monica
Hotels insider, Luxury travel reporter
Santa Monica is everything Los Angeles isn't: relaxed and refreshed, and full of boutique restaurants and hidden gems that offer a certain shelter from the chaos of everyday life.
Remembering Mama Lee
Consultant, public educator, attorney
Recognizing the common bonds among all people, Mama Lee said that the worst treatment a homeless person could receive is to be ignored by people walking by.
Dear Angelenos: Meet Mar Vista, She's Cultured, Creative, and Boasts Buckets of This Little Thing Called Community
Author, Mama to Milo, Founder The See and Sprout Project
I'm always conflicted whether it's a good thing or a disappointing fact when I tell people where I live, and they have that blank stare. No one really knows where Mar Vista is.
Ken Ober, MTV host of 'Remote Control' dead at 52
Remember What Civility Was? A Book to Remind Us
New York Times best-selling author
is an extraordinary book about an ordinary life as lived in extraordinary times. How I wish voices like Frank Gruber's were the voices of politics and argument we were hearing on cable TV!
Algae-Powered Prius Plug-In Helps Hybrid Go Even Greener
The Santa Monica Pier: Still Hip at 100
If you live in the Los Angeles area or will be visiting this week, there's a big shindig in Santa Monica on Wednesday evening, September 9, 2009 to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Santa Monica Pier.
Coda Automotive Unveils New Mainstream All-Electric Sedan
Unchain My Heart: A Restaurant Does the Right Thing and Rides Out the Recession
Author of eight books
It would be a nice irony, you must admit, if one of the unexpected consequences of the recession was a resurgence of the mom'n'pop, a renaissance of site-specific casual dining,
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