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Autism Guardian Angels to Honor Matt Asner at Autfest April 23

Santa Monica-based Autism Guardian Angels and the Goody Awards for social good will honor Matt Asner (Autism Society of America) with a Golden Goody Award (lifetime achievement award) this Sunday, Apr...

 
 By Judy Lynes    Lifestyle    April 23, 2017 

HoneyLove.org Hosting Bee Box-Building and Painting Event April 30

Spring is a vulnerable time in the life of honey bees. The bees leaving the hive to create a new home are provisioned only with the nectar or honey they carry in their stomachs. A swarm will starve...

 
 By Rebecca James    Lifestyle    April 23, 2017 

Ten Things that Often Happen in Sitcoms but Never Happen in Real Life

1. Everyone in the gang tries out for a community theater production. The most vain character doesn't get the leading role. Petty jealously and bickering lead to a disastrous performance. 2. A...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    April 23, 2017 

PAWrometer Survey Uncovers Pet-Related Benefits Are Increasing In Popularity Among U.S. Workplaces

It's no mystery Americans love their furry friends and increasingly consider pets family members. Banfield Pet Hospital set out to better understand the prevalence, impact and perceptions of...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    April 21, 2017

Angels Wings Foundation and Royal Thai Consulate of Los Angeles Launch a Community of Thai Scholars

In an inspiring effort to provide financial assistance for Thai high schoolers in the greater Los Angeles area, the Angels Wings Foundation is awarding up to $240,000 in scholarships to 24 rising...

 

Hundred Year Old Santa Monica Pier Seeks Volunteer Docents

Santa Monica, CA – Imagine how cool it would be walk along the historic Santa Monica Pier with someone who can tell you what happened where, who made it happen and what made the Pier so fascinating...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Lifestyle    April 21, 2017

Fiery Kimchi is the Reason Okinawans Live a Full Century

A while ago I reported on the glorious fact that the good people of Okinawa on average live beyond 100 years. To the best of known statistics that makes the Okinawans the longest living group of...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    April 18, 2017

Veryones, The New Social Thing, Announces Launch of Exclusive, reference-only membership

Veryones announced today that it plans to launch on August 1, 2016. The Mobile-only app will be available to download from that date at Appstore.com/Veryones and will initially be available...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    April 3, 2017

Raise a Glass to "Green" California Wines During Down to Earth Month in April

Eco-conscious consumers have many ways to celebrate with sustainably produced wines during California's 6th Annual Down to Earth Month in April. California wineries will be offering dozens of...

 
 By David Perle    Lifestyle    April 3, 2017

PETA Gives Firefighters Award for Saving Nalu the Dog From House Fire

Santa Monica, Calif. - A Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way from PETA to Santa Monica Fire Department Engine 1C, Station 1, which responded to a fire at an apartment building on...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    April 3, 2017

Bollywood Dance Party 2017 Will Benefit Santa Monica Homeless

MA Center LA is holding its second Bollywood Dance Party fundraiser on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 7 pm until midnight, at its facility located at 128 S. Catalina Avenue in Redondo Beach,...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    March 29, 2017

Celebrate National Licorice Day with the Red Vines California Collection and Tour

National Licorice Day is Wednesday, April 12, 2017 and to celebrate, the American Licorice Company has created the Red Vines California Collection. The first-time-ever package of seven different licor...

 
 By Kat Thomas    Lifestyle    March 29, 2017

6 Ways to Plan the Perfect Wine Picnic with Bon Appétit's Wine Editor Marissa A. Ross

With Las Vegas being just a short plane ride away, the seminal Las Vegas food and wine festival Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appétit, offers an incredible weekend of exciting culinary events for any jet...

 

20 Worst Paying Jobs for Women

What are the worst paying jobs in America for women? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed female weekly earnings as a percentage of male weekly earnings in full-time wage and salary jobs using data from the Bureau...

 

Say Aloha to a New Los Angeles Staple - Poke (pronounced POH-kay)

Mainland Poke, a hip fast-casual restaurant offering Hawaiian raw fish salad better known as poké (pronounced POH-kay), opened its fourth location last week in the heart of Santa Monica. While Los...

 

Obstetricians and Gynecologists Supports Legislation to Prevent Maternal Deaths

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Preeclampsia Foundation announce their endorsement of bipartisan legislation introduced March 2 that will strengthen state...

 

Women Find Success in the Male-Dominated Wine Business

March is Women's History Month. In celebration, the alcohol beverage industry's top female influencers from around the world reveal their approach to success in one of the most male-dominated...

 

11th Annual Madison & Mulholland Awards Season Gift Bag a very competitive award gifting suites.

Award season has just ended and this year saw a very competitive award gifting suites. One of our favorites is of course the 11th Annual Madison & Mulholland Awards Season Gift Bag! As a leader...

 

WeHo Offers a Grown-up Spring Break, The NEW James, West Hollywood-Virgin Sleeping

West Hollywood California has a Spring Break for Grown-ups. Days of sun-soaked poolside pleasures, biking through tree-lined neighborhoods, stopping for a cold press juice and outdoor lunch, maybe a...

 

Ghost Appears, Photobombs Facebook Shot of Georgia Teens on Vacation

He apparently died early in the 20th Century, based on his hat and coat. But that didn't stop a mysterious spirit from photobombing a Georgia's teen's photo. Now thousands of people have seen him, a...

 

The Weather Network Issues National Spring Forecast for March, April, May

The Weather Network's team of meteorologists have just released their spring forecast for the months of March, April and May. Spring weather is already off to a quick start east of the Rockies....

 

Why Meryl Streep, Casey Affleck and Viola Davis get a luxury 6-day Hawaiian vacation at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu, Kauai.

The awards season has just ended and undoubtedly one of the most exciting aspects is the award gifting bags and event. In honor of the academy awards, leading event management company Distinctive...

 

Jazz Jennings Doll Introduced At 2017 New York International Toyfair

Transgender star of TLC's docuseries "I Am Jazz", Jazz Jennings, will take form as the newest Tonner play doll. The 18" portrait doll was designed and sculpted by renowned doll artist Robert Tonner. R...

 

Life After Death: Now You Can Be Green In This Life, And The Next.

On Saturday April 1, at 11:00 a.m. Woodlawn Cemetery, Mausoleum and Mortuary will celebrate the opening of Eternal Meadow, a newly developed green burial section that offers and eco-friendly...

 

Is Barron Trump Autistic? Some Dare to Ask Whether President Trump's Son Battles Autism

One day, he will be the first boy to live in the White House since JFK, Jr. He's fidgety, socially awkward, doesn't speak or shake hands, wobbles when he walks and engages in repetitive behaviors....

 

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