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Action Photographer Bo Bridges Takes Chances of His Own

For anyone that looks to the sky when they hear a plane, they would have definitely wondered what the pilot was up to when it appeared as if they were flying sideways.  The summer after Bo Bridges graduated from Miami … Continue reading

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Pampered Tot, New and Exciting Just Like the Babies They Serve

Transforming challenges into opportunities is exactly what Pampered Tot is all about.  Greg and his wife Audrey were preparing to welcome their first child.  Like all loving parents, they want nothing but the best for their kids.  That is why … Continue reading

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Meet the Founder of Magical Blooms, Jenny Barker

Everyday, we all wake with a tentative plan to grow our lives.  Society ekes into us what is right and what is wrong.  Jenny was following suit right after high school.  She was going to take the flower shop to … Continue reading

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From CSI to CSLA (City Sip LA), Nicole is Sharing What She Loves

Keeping up with the pace of Los Angeles is a talent in and of itself.  It is a city that views creativity as a birthright, is immensely vast, decidedly impractical and equally messy and marvelous all at once.  Becoming a … Continue reading

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Swining and Dining: A Night at Cochon 555

Crispy pigs ears, offally good pate, headcheese heroes, chile verde tacos, smoked pork belly and German chocolate bacon cake comprised Chef Ben Ford’s winning combination at last Sunday’s Cochon 555 event at the House of Blues. Ben Ford of Ford’s … Continue reading

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Groundwork Coffee is Raising the Foundation of What it Means to be Organic & Sustainable

Listening to the definitions of what Groundwork Coffee calls organic and sustainable is absolutely beautiful.  They do not just ride their bikes to work and call up an organic coffee supplier so that they can put checkmarks on some sheet … Continue reading

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Pasadena’s Hidden Gem, The Arroyo Vista Inn

In 2006, Pat, the founder of the Arroyo Vista Inn, came to a crossroads in her life.  Fortunately, she followed her heart’s desires and ended a 20-plus year career at a law firm.  She then began meticulously searching for the … Continue reading

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Your Neighborhood Studio makes Dance hip in Culver City

When I entered Your Neighborhood Studio (YNS) in Culver City for the first time, I admit, I was nervous.  I hadn’t taken a dance class in years and I’d only taken three total over the course of my lifetime.  That … Continue reading

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Collaboration is the name of the game!

Many of us aspire to do great things in our community and world. But where do we start? We asked you, our readers, for advice on one place anyone could go that had a unique, collaborative, community that produced real … Continue reading

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Olvera Street

Olvera street is the oldest street in Los Angeles, founded in 1781, and still the site of much of Los Angeles’ culture and history. It has been neglected and restored many times, and through it all, it has remained a … Continue reading

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