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The Discretionary Faculties Of The Mind

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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

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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!

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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