Category Archives: Health and Beauty

Interview: Courtney Freeman of Canna-Kids Inc.

While California cannabis users look forward to a whole new world of consumer options when recreational retail weed becomes a reality in January, medical customers are waiting to find out whether they’ll still have access to the medicine that’s helping … Continue reading

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Renowned Jazz Pianist Ramsey Lewis Talks About His Career, His Music and Performing at the Upcoming Long Beach Jazz Festival

The 30th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival is arriving for three music filled days, August 11-13. Because it’s the 30th year celebration, many exciting things are happening at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. One of the biggest treats for … Continue reading

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Weed Review: XJ-13 By THC Design

Maybe I’m not the right kind of nerd, but as I begin my experience with this sativa strain from THC Design, I have no idea what the brand name XJ-13 could possibly be referring to. It sounds vaguely like high … Continue reading

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GRASSFED’s Stand Up And Take Your Clothes Off Presents Comedy With A Giggle Stick

To all the loner stoners out there – it’s now officially OK to leave the house. In Los Angeles, you can partake of social events and marijuana at the same time. Sure, I know, it’s not like you’ve never left … Continue reading

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Higher Bunny-Consciousness

They’re so cute. That’s the problem. A few hours today at the Vegfest in Encino was wilder than expected. As a sometimes-reluctant new vegan, I skipped the Kombucha booth (ewww…) and eyed lots of fab hippie-chick gear. But the real … Continue reading

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You Say You Want a Revolution?

As we approach July 4, danger looms from every direction. Yes, you might blow your finger off with a pack of bottle-rockets, or singe off your eyebrows with a misfired sparkler. Or, you might be munched by a Great White … Continue reading

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Tender Greens

In my attempt to make better choices when I eat out, I have found myself at Tender Greens a few times. I am generally opposed to restaurants that serve “lifestyle drinks”, mainly because I don’t know what that is, and … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses! There is an Arcade in Burbank with a Gastropub and a Roller Coaster!

One of the best things about the Redondo Pier is that in between Fire Chiefs at Old Tony’s and craft beer at Najas, you can ride the tilt-a-whirl at Redondo Fun Factory. Booze plus rides = FUN. So when I heard … Continue reading

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The Jim Morrison Cave: Break on Through (to the Westside)

This post first appeared in California Curiosities. Some say that a cave in the Santa Monica Mountains is the actual place where Jim used to drive up during his time in film school and write poetry on the walls, while other locals … Continue reading

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Dee Wallace and her Latest, Most Adorable Invention BuppaLaPaloo Bear: A Beloved Bonding Object as a Reflection of life and a Healing Force to be Reckoned With!

Dee Wallace: teacher, life coach, radio talk show host, letter-writer-to-all-life-changing-events, and most notably, quintessential cinematic mom, and of late, grandmother, of the large and small screen alike! Appearing in everything from Cujo, to her current role on Just Add Magic, which … Continue reading

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