Thirty-three California teens got together to make a video demanding an end to gun violence.
The kids are participants in the California Endowment's Building Healthy Communities initiative, and the video was coordinated by David Valdez, Director of the Youth Institute at the Weingart East Los Angel ... More >>
Three out of five California voters would support a special tax on soda and soft drinks to fight childhood obesity, according to a new Field Poll.
New data collected as part of the Field-The California Endowment Childhood Obesity Prevention Survey found that 48% of participants cited unhealthy eat ... More >>
The L.A. Civic Alliance gives this ad -- which recently appeared in the Times, Daily News and La Opinion -- a big fat thumbs up.In case you haven't heard, the door to much-needed education reform in L.A. will either be thrown open or slammed shut this fall. More specifically, the Los Angeles ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshThe Sunday Santa Monica Farmers Market.The GOOD Food Festival kicks off today and runs through Sunday, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Santa Monica Farmers Market, not the anniversary of our favorite food-based radio show.
The four-day festival includes a film screening, ... More >>
Shaq.This gets pretty complicated, so sit tight. But we will say: It involves Shaquille O'Neal allegedly having a sex tape he made with multiple women while married to Shaunie (though she could probably care less now), and allegedly having ties with a South L.A. gang called the Main Street Ma ... More >>
NEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on John Steppling's Phantom LuckNEW REVIEW GO HYPERBOLE: ORIGINS
Photo by Rogue Theatre Ensemble
It's not easy to wrap sentences around this fantastical storytelling
spectacle created by a collaboration of artists under Sean T.
Calwelti's direction, a ... More >>
Sometimes lost in the debate about health care, public option or not, is the sad fact that even people with decent insurance end up going into debt to pay for procedures that aren't covered. A recent UCLA Center for Health Policy Research study found that 2.2 million Californians -- more than half t ... More >>