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New Research At Harvard Shows Psychological Harms Of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Last A Lifetime

Children have a right to be free from harmful cultural practices that can negatively influence their life. We may placate ourselves by claiming that a child won't remember, however, modern science...

 

The Paia Inn: Chic, Boutique, Beach Hotel, in Hip Maui Surf Town

The Paia Inn, a chic, boutique, beach hotel, is located in one of the hippest surf towns on Maui. This private oasis with North shore vibes will appeal to every traveler who wants to live like a local...

 

Will Retiring Early from Work Affect my Social Security Benefit?

Ask Rusty – Will Retiring Early from Work Affect my Social Security? Dear Rusty: I stopped working at age 55, well before my full retirement age of 66 years and 10 months. I had over 35 years workin...

 

Your Expected Social Security Payout Will Depend in Part on Cost of Living Projections

Ask Rusty – About Including "COLA" in Benefit Projections Dear Rusty: In your reply to "Confused Senior" about when to claim Social Security benefits, I noticed that you did not take into account...

 

A German Immigrant Musician Born in Ukraine, Lawrence Welk Built Santa Monica's Tallest Tower

A few of you in my generation may remember your parents watching a certain musical variety show back in the day. A musician, accordionist and bandleader, Welk hosted "The Lawrence Welk Show" from...

 

Brawl Between Waffle House Employee and Customer Goes Viral in Video

A fight between a Waffle House cook in Atlanta Georgia, and a customer has gone viral on social media. "Waffle House on Buford Hwy was turnt Waffle" tweeted @atluncensored on 9/5/21, in the original...

 

When is it Best to Wait Until Age 70 to Claim Social Security?

Ask Rusty – Is It Always Best to Wait Until Age 70 to Claim Social Security? Dear Rusty: I'm 66 years old and still (self) employed as a home builder. I have not taken Social Security benefits yet,...

 

Only $20 to Adopt an Animal Through September 19 at County Animal Shelters

It's that time of year again! NBC4 and Telemundo 52 Clear the Shelters annual pet adoption and donation drive kicked off on August 23 through September 19, and Los Angeles County Animal Care and...

 

Annenberg Conducts it's Annual Cardboard Yacht Regatta

Annenberg Beach House conducted its 8th annual cardboard yacht races on Saturday. 47 teams participated. The results of the soggy sailing competition were as follows: Youth/Youth category, 1st place...

 

Skyrocketing Meth Addiction Rate in West Hollywood Fueled, In Part, By Dating Apps

(8/31/21) A West Hollywood community advocate is working to shine a light on the dark practice of chemsex and the way its discussed on dating apps like Grindr. Chemsex is the practice of using...

 

The Harold & Carole Pump Foundation 21ST Annual Celebrity Dinner

On Friday August 21, 2021 the Harold & Carole Pump Foundation held its 21st Annual Celebrity Dinner, at Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills. This fabulous celebrity filled fundraiser had a...

 

Santa Monica Place Welcomes First Los Angeles Location of Global Fashion Brand Elie Tahari

Santa Monica Place announces the addition of its newest retailer, Elie Tahari. Located on level 1 of the shopping center, this will be the first Los Angeles location for the global fashion brand and...

 

Randy's Donuts Rolls Towards Opening in Santa Monica

Time to get excited people! Randy's donuts at 9th Street and Wilshire will be opening August 31, 2021, says Lawrence Carroll, their publicist. What makes Randy's Donuts different? "We only use the...

 

SNL Legend Darrell Hammond, Max Amini, Jimmy Shin, Tom Arnold, Greg Baldwin And Christine Peake Set To Perform For Veterans.

Some of the top comedians in Los Angeles are set to perform a show at Domiciliary Residential. Rehabilitation Treatment Program on Monday August 30th. Comedian Jimmy Shin who is also one of LA's...

 

Animal Control Director Rescues Kitten With her Shire Horse

It's not every day that the Los Angeles County Director of Animal Care and Control gets to participate in a hands-on animal rescue! On Sunday, August 22, 2021 Director Marcia Mayeda and a friend were...

 

Paying Social Security Now Will Not Increase Your Social Security Payment Later

Ask Rusty – Will Paying Social Security Tax Now Increase My Benefits later? Dear Rusty: I started drawing my benefits at age 62 due to being laid off from my job at age 60. I have continued working...

 

A Dose Of Laughter HOLLIBLU Nurses Gala Brings The Stars And The Big Laughs

Big Hearted Comedians Donate Their Time For Nurses Charity. The HOLLIBLU " A Dose Of Laughter Gala' was a star studded night at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel​​, where the jokes just kept on...

 

Your Social Security Income is Taxable

Ask Rusty – My Social Security Income Hurts When I File My Taxes Dear Rusty: I am getting hammered with taxes on my Social Security (SS). I am retired and draw a meager work pension and SS...

 

How Long Does it Take to Receive Social Security Once You Apply?

Ask Rusty – If I Apply Now, When Will I Get My First Social Security Payment? Dear Rusty: If I were to apply for my Social Security retirement (I'm 68 on August 1, 2021), when could I realistically...

 

Women Prisoners Stripped Nude While Guard's Body Cameras Film It All

It's true. State Prison Guards now wear body mounted cameras. They keep on rolling while performing strip searches of prisoners. So, how do I know this? I was in the medical building. An officer was...

 

County Issues Veterinary Health Alert for an Outbreak of Canine Leptospirosis, a Bacterial Infection

The Director of Veterinary Public Health for Los Angeles County issued an animal health alert to veterinarians in the area, informing them that they have noted a large increase in reported confirmed...

 

Artist Fellowships Presented to 5 Santa Monica Residents

Five local artists have been awarded grants from the Santa Monica Artist Fellowship program. Two artists were presented with $16,000 Artist Fellowships while three received $4,200 Project...

 

LA Art Show 2021 Opening Night Premiere Party

Thursday Night, July 29, 2021 -- The LA Art show has been a staunch supporter of St Jude Children's Research Hospital, a leading hospital devoted to medical research and the treatment of childhood...

 

Four Female Comedians- Four Shows, Delivering Laughter In Unfunny Times.

During these uncertain times we all need to find laughter. Do we wear masks? Do we not wear masks? Are we heading for lock down? Do we care? Do I need to stock up on sanitizer and toilet paper again?...

 
View of Quail Lodge & Golf Club Resort in Carmel California.

The Quail Lodge and Golf Club: Carmel, California

Experience quintessential California living at this destination resort where rest and recreation go hand in hand! The Quail Lodge and Golf Club is a beautiful, luxury hotel in Carmel, California...

 

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