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Articles from the May 28, 2018 edition

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  • Harvey Weinstein Speaks: My Side of #metoo is "Women Want to be Taken"

    Harvey Weinstein|May 28, 2018

    My story has been smuggled past my handlers, across my ankle bracelet, over the objections of my attorneys, and to you, my mostly male fans and followers. I assume you've read the cascade of stories from women, first documented by Ronan Farrow in the New Yorker, then picked up by the NY Times. I, once the most powerful man in the capital of the entertainment industry, have fallen so far so fast that I no longer care what fate awaits me. Bring it on, prosecutors! Trust me, karma is a bitch...

  • What Can Possibly Go Wrong When An Episcopal Priest Marries the Wrong Woman?

    Ron Irwin|May 28, 2018

    The Christmas decorations are abundant and beautiful. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care; well actually on the railing with care but it is the same message. Dad goes over to the piano and begins playing a festive song. Soon family members show up and begin singing with great joy and passion. Tis the season to be jolly and surely this family is fully in the spirit so what could possibly go wrong? Clearly what is on display is a deep and rich manifestation of true family love. But...

  • Los Angeles National Cemetery to Host Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

    May 28, 2018

    VA Undersecretary of Memorial Affairs to give Keynote Address Join us in remembering and honoring the sacrifice of our nation's heroes at the Los Angeles National Cemetery's Annual Memorial Day Ceremony. This event culminates a weekend of tributes honoring our fallen Veterans, including a flag placement ceremony, a flower placement ceremony, and a Roll Call of Honor. In addition to ceremony remarks by federal, state and local officials, more than 30 Consulates are participating in the first...

  • Southern California Republican Women & Men Announce Endorsements for June 5th Ballot

    Howard Hyde, President, SCRW&M|May 28, 2018

    At today's meeting the members of the Southern California Republican Women and Men voted by a two-thirds majority to endorse John Cox to be the next Governor of California, the Group announced. "We consider it critically important that a Republican make it to the top 2 on June 5. While some of us may have preferred Travis Allen, we recognize the necessity of unifying behind the Republican candidate who has objectively established a decisive lead. A THIRD-PLACE FINISH BEHIND ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA...

  • "Money For Kids and Education, not for Billionaire's Profit Making!"

    Nancy Kaufman|May 28, 2018

    United Teachers of Los Angeles have joined the teacher rebellion that’s been sweeping the country from West Virginia to California. More than 12,000 union and community members marched in the “Rally for Respect” demonstration this past Thursday. Teachers sent out their message to LAUSD and the new superintendent, Austin Beutner. They demand a fair contract and a sustainable school district for all. LAUSD educators have been working without a contract for one year At the “All in for Respect Rally...

  • National Park Service Hosting Three Events on National Trails Day, June 2, 2018

    Ana Beatriz Cholo, SMMNRA

    Every year on the first Saturday of June, thousands of people gather across the country to work on protecting and maintaining public trails. The annual event is called National Trails Day, and this year on June 2, the National Park Service will be hosting two opportunities in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and one at the Audubon Center at Debs Park in Los Angeles. "The 500 miles of trails in the recreation area are the main attraction for most of our visitors," said Ryan Stead,...

  • Power in Your Communication

    Todd Savvas|May 28, 2018

    What I find truly fascinating is that we as conscious beings, aim to be self-sufficient and evolved to the point we don't NEED others. However, communication and mastering true connection is definitely a major part of the soul's journey- and typically a challenging lesson to master. You live in a time when being able to 'connect' has never been easier. Yet, most people hardly experience true connection anymore. Why is this? Rewind 40 years. Imagine who you'd be around. Imagine how much...

  • Dpa Gifting Suite Brings A Touch Of Hollywood Glamour During The Cannes Film Festival

    Preity Upala, Observer Staff Writer|May 28, 2018

    Cannes, France- May 19th, 2018-For the most glamorous film festival in the world, the Cannes International Film festival, DPA was the host of a celebrity-gifting suite. This year the premiere Media company set out to treat the stars to an array of exciting and cutting edge brands and products. Held in the legendary Intercontinental Hotel, Cannes a watering hole for many a star, dubbed as "Palace of the stars", the GAURA Cannes Gifting Suite was attended by number of celebrities and PR...