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Can We Get More Cell Phone Legislation?

By Gary Schwind, published on Aug 29, 2008

We've had a few months of the hands-free cell phone law here in California. I'm not here to weigh in on whether it's a good or bad law. It does not really affect me one way or the other because I barely use my phone enough to justify keeping it. However, I'd like to propose that we broaden the legislation regarding these devices that seemingly have become the most important thing in the lives of people everywhere. Here are my proposals for further cell phone legislation.Give citations to Bluetooth guy. Yes, I know that Bluetooth (or some other hands-free device) is required for the car. This... (more)

Tags: baseball, california

Colours

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Aug 22, 2008

...consciously or subconsciously choose our clothes with colours that match our mood and emotions.

Parents chose colours right from the time a baby is born; its blue for boys and pink for girls. Colours affect the moods of not just adults but also children. According to a survey done in California, US, a group of 60 children; 30 girls and 30 boys between the age group of 5-6 years were shown 9 different colours and the results were simply amazing. Responses also demonstrated distinct colour-emotion associations. Children had pos­itive reactions to bright colours (e.g., pink, blue,... (more)

Tags: california, environment

Top Ten Outdoor Venues In Los Angeles

By Josh Marks, published on Aug 21, 2008

...an annual 4th of July fireworks show and a flea market the second Sunday of every month. LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL COLISEUM Address: 3911 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles Web: www.lacoliseum.com Phone: (213) 747-7111 Adjacent to the University of Southern California campus, the massive L.A. Memorial Coliseum holds the distinction as the only stadium to host the Olympic Games, the Super Bowl and the World Series. The 92,516-seat capacity Coliseum is currently the home of the USC Trojans football team. The stadium also hosts special... (more)

Tags: baseball, los angeles, soccer, beckham, football, jazz, disney, nfl, california, hollywood, music

Los Angeles To Force Day Laborer Accommodation

By D. E. Carson, published on Aug 16, 2008

...it cannot be ignored that the majority of day laborers in the Los Angeles area are illegal aliens who are looking for work and have no intention of ever becoming honest contributors to American society. And while it is not illegal to hire an unlicensed contractor or worker, the State of California established a licensing system for contractors in an effort to protect unwitting home owners from being exploited or worse. In effect, the Los Angeles day laborer ordinance further circumvents the licensing system placing home owners at a higher risk of being harmed in some way by hiring... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california, police

Tripadvisor Traveling Movie Tour

By moviebuff8, published on Aug 15, 2008

...August 20th at Union Square, featuring:

8/19 Roman Holiday (1953) Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck

8/20 Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1988) John Candy, Steve Martin

Doors open at 6:00 pm and the movies begin at sundown.

Everyone who attends is encouraged to bring a bag for donation to foster children in Southern California through our charity partner, Suitcases For Kids.

Please visit tripadvisor.com/Movie Tour for more information as well as the opportunity to enter online to win a Free Roman getaway!

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Tags: movie, california

Green Power: The Unfulfilled Wet Dream

By slowasigo, published on Aug 14, 2008

... heat by smashing the building blocks of matter to smithereens. Techno geeks. Finally, the Department of Energy broke out a set of mirrors and aimed them at pressurized oil or molten salt to heat water, create steam, spin a turbine, etc, etc.

Last year I received a letter from Southern California Edison asking me if I would like to purchase green power. From the letter I was sure that the utility was going to dedicate a wind turbine out in Palm Springs, CA just for me or a fraction of its generation capabilities anyway. I read further looking for the “check this box”... (more)

Tags: california, fashion

Clark Rockefeller: International Man Of Mystery

By Crowbar, published on Aug 12, 2008

...right to take his child.”

I smell a novel in the works for Mr. Hrones.

So back to our story.

After his arrest, on August 5th, it was learned that Rockefeller was wanted for questioning in Los Angeles for the disappearance of John and Linda Sohus of San Marino, California where Christopher Chichester rented a room from the young couple in 1983. By 1985, Chichester was gone with their truck, the couple missing, and the police looking for this man that friends and neighbors described as “creepy.” In 1994, while trying to dig for a pool, the body of... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, manhattan, movie, california, police, germany

The Soul Of The Long Beach Jazz Festival

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Aug 12, 2008

...the Rainbow Lagoon for the 21st Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival, August 8-10 presented by Rainbow Promotions. Nary could a speck of grass be seen by mid afternoon as a colorful array of blankets, towels, beach chairs, pop-up tents and umbrellas blanketed the grounds of the festival. Southern California’s premiere music festival presenting the best of jazz, R&B, Latin jazz and neo-soul was sold out for the entire weekend. A pleasant jazzy breeze hovered over the festival all weekend.

The festival got under way on Friday night with welcoming remarks from Al Williams-jazz... (more)

Tags: jazz, california, music, japan

Pop Songstress Ellee Ven On Michael T's Music Show August 14

By dmysteryman56, published on Aug 5, 2008

...at the 2007 South Bay Music Awards. “Michael T’s Music Show” can presently be seen in Culver City, El Segundo, LAX, Venice, and parts of West L.A. Future plans call for the expansion of the show into many of the other numerous Time-Warner studios throughout Southern California. Michael T performs regularly on the SoCal club scene and is currently completing his first music documentary film. For more information on “Michael T’s Music Show” log onto www.myspace.com/michaeltmusicman; email him at: michaelmusic1@yahoo.com; or call (310)... (more)

Tags: los angeles, myspace, california, music

Crawdad, Crayfish... However You Say It, Their Damn Good.

By wolviela, published on Aug 4, 2008

... well worth it because the amount of food they gave took me almost an hour and a half to get through it.

Of course there were other booths there that sold, Po' boy sandwichs, catfish etc.

The weather was great and it was a perfect relaxing evening to a hectic weekend. So if you can't get to New Orleans, best find yourself a crawdaddy festival because it is the closest thing to it.

However, for my Northern California readers, I try to go home in June so I can go to the Isleton Crawdad Festival in the Delta. Talk about a party. That town shuts down for three days!

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Tags: california, music

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