Seeing that we're the jumping-off point for the Asian Pacific, Latin America and, for whatever reason, Ethiopia and Bangladesh, it should be no surprise that Los Angeles is the "international dating" capital of America.
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It's the ultimate salt vs. sugar smackdown! On Monday we reported that sugary drinks have been linked to 180,000 deaths worldwide annually. Now a new report presented at a conference yesterday says that eating too much salt kills 2.3 million people every year, CBS News reports.
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If you lacked directions to Britt and Amanda Brown's house in the Highland Park hills, you probably could guess the address. Look for the tea green and p ... More >>
Los Angeles has recently experienced a heavy influx of international dance music producers, DJs, and label chiefs.
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At Cafe Gratitude on Larchmont Boulevard, the menu items aren't labeled as soups or burgers or salads or whatever; instead, they're hippie affirmations, like "I Am Liberated" or "I Am Honoring." When the waitress d ... More >>
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Since we're on a tight budget (hey, the recession might be letting up but we're in no position to splurge) chocolate is our go-to Mother's Day gift. There's only a few days left until the big day so if you're in the last-minute "I need a present for Mom ASAP" predicament, we've created a neighborhoo ... More >>
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Louis Prima and Keely Smith circa 1958
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