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The Discretionary Faculties Of The Mind

UNITED STATES—One hundred years ago we considered cognition (thinking), affect (feeling), and conation (actions) to be the Three Faculties of the Mind. Great thinkers debated...

Speak Easy: Bullying Begins At Home

UNITED STATES—People are bullied at work, in school, and many other places. We know why they bully and even the kinds of characteristics prominent...

Reality For Nerds: Monster Searching!

UNITED STATES—I will not lie: I am using “if you have nothing nice to say don't say it” bias while writing this today because...

Speak Easy: Sexual Abuse

UNITED STATES—History is littered with drawings, photos and historical accounts of it and today I am going to talk about something NOBODY wants to...

ANTI-Mentoring = Refusing To Parent!

UNITED STATES—"A TORN JACKET IS SOON MENDED, BUT HARD WORDS BRUISE THE HEART OF THE CHILD," Longfellow.  A century ago socioeconomic factors were blamed, but...

Do As I Say Not As I DID

UNITED STATES—There is a BIG difference between doing something and saying something. Right? DO AS I SAY NOT AS I DO may be commonly said,...

The Evolution Of: Free Speech

UNITED STATES—In today’s world we can hold a cell phone and record a police officer while he or she is being heckled. The internet...

Request To Demolish Los Feliz Houses Denied

LOS FELIZ—A request to tear down two 100-year-old bungalows in Los Feliz near the intersection of Russell Ave and Hillhurst Avenue was denied on...

Special Olympics Golf & Equestrian In Griffith Park

GRIFFITH PARK—The 2015 Special Olympics World Games, taking place from July 25 to August 2, will be holding their equestrian and golf competitions in...

Showdown At Twin Bluffs

HELLO AMERICA!—It makes my day when I receive notice that my old buddy, director/producer Gerald Gordon has come up with yet another Tinseltown winner that...

Jocelyn Josef, Artist, Talks Inspiration

LOS FELIZ—The first exhibition of painter and collage artist Jocelyn Josef's career took place in a space hidden next door to Los Feliz's beloved...

Pop-Up Art Show In Los Feliz

LOS FELIZ—From July 24-25, a pop-up art show will take place in Los Feliz, featuring the work of artist Jocelyn Josef. Josef is a Los Angeles-based...

Griffith Park Tea House Donated To City

GRIFFITH PARK—Griffith Park Tea House, a public art project that was built over an unused concrete foundation on the park's Mount Bell, was recently...

Christopher Cavalier: Filmdom Renaissance Man

HELLO AMERICA!—When you recognize genius in the arts, it is impossible to ignore it.  When I first became aware of Christopher Cavalier, I was...

Griffith Park Carousel Hosts Children’s Fundraiser

GRIFFITH PARK—On July 11, a fundraiser will be held at the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round. The Festival of Children Foundation, a non-profit that seeks to create a supportive...

Youth Swim Free On July 11

GRIFFITH PARK—On Saturday, July 11, 7-Eleven is partnering with the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks for a free youth swim...

Vanessa Williams Ties The Knot

HOLLYWOOD—Singer and actress Vanessa Williams, 52, and her fiancé Jim Skrip, 52, tied the knot in New York on the Fourth of July. Before heading...

Ponds Cannot Conserve Water

UNITED STATES—During a drought, there really is no way to use less water in a garden pond. Aquatic plants can not survive without adequate...

Palisades High School Pool Hosts Non-Profits

PACIFIC PALISADES—Palisades Charter High School has been hosting activities in their Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center (MGAC) pool to benefit non-profits. On June 27, the Challenged Athletes...

Deaf Community Outraged Over Beaten Man

RIVERSIDE—Following the news of a beating and robbery of a deaf man at a Coffee Bean on June 24, some in the deaf community are...
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