Life & Style

Life & Style

UNITED STATES—Money in the bank--that's what this new iteration of the screenplay way.  Confident, buoyant, even a little cocky. It was heady to be...

LOS ANGELES—At 26.9 percent, Los Angeles County’s population is the most impoverished in the nation, and the education system is largely to blame –...

PALM SPRINGS, CA—It is our distinct privilege to present our sixteenth Native FilmFest organized by the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. The Museum is a...

LOS ANGELES—Join CASA LA for its third annual Wine + Art fundraiser, featuring 10 wineries and 126 artists, benefiting abused and neglected foster children...

UNITED STATES—Cherry blossoms are such an excellent tradition in Washington D.C., as well as in Japanese neighborhoods of the West Coast. 'Kwanzan' and 'Akebono'...

CALIFORNIA—What was pioneered from personal tragedy and a little bit of goodwill has since become a nationwide network for grief recovery, providing services, as...

UNITED STATES—I have friends in high places. One of them is Jesús of Hollywood. He recently told me I was due a big payday....

UNITED STATES—Watering has not been much of a concern lately. All the rain has kept our gardens too wet to work in. Some of...

UNITED STATES—Have you ever wanted to get your hair styled at a salon, but couldn't because it was too expensive? Well, I may have...

UNITED STATES—I get steamed when radio DJs start chirping about resolutions, usually a couple days before people put on the funny hats and start...

UNITED STATES—This is getting to be cliché. “While they are dormant through winter," plants tolerate all sorts of abuse that would offend them at...

UNITED STATES—The writer-director Everett Lewis called me up a week or so later and said he had read my screenplay. He said it was...

HOUSTON,TX—Chef Steve Samson will represent the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, February 4, the eve of Super Bowl LI, at the University of Texas,...

UNITED STATES—Along with all the bare root fruit trees, roses and cane berries, nurseries also stock bare root perennials like strawberries, asparagus, horseradish and...

UNITED STATES—Wylie had a big house on Sixth Ave., near Country Club Park. The neighborhood is just as peaceful as it sounds. The house...

UNITED STATES—Winter is no excuse to be less diligent in the garden. It would seem that gardening would be less demanding because there is...

UNITED STATES—“It’s nearly noon.” “That’s amazing. I hadn’t realized,” Suzanne said. “Sunday morning evaporates.” Everyone was clustered at the door of the café and Daniel had to...

UNITED STATES—When I was in high school, I went through a period of emotional ups and downs. I know a lot of teenagers struggle...

UNITED STATES—It might seem creepy to think about what spring bulbs are doing right now out in the garden. Like victims of a horror...

UNITED STATES—In “The Summing Up” W. Somerset Maugham rawly states, “I have never kept a diary. I wish now that during the year that...

ENTERTAINMENT

HOLLYWOOD—Some of the biggest names in the music industry are set to perform Oscar nominated songs at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday, February...