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LA Headline Predictions for 2016

Pat Saperstein, EatingLA and Senior Editor, Variety<p>Take-Out Windows Are the New Food Trucks; East Hollywood is the New Silver Lake; Good Bread is Finally More Popular Than Cupcakes<p>Jeff Miller, Editor, Thrillist LA<p>Baroo expands to second (and third) location.<p>Tony Chen, Eater LA Contributor<p>Every …

Los Angeles

Daily Meditation: There's Nothing Wrong With You

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a video on coping when things go wrong, by Kundalini yoga teacher Guru …

Meditation

Video prompts calls for D.A. to reopen case of fatal shooting by L.A. sheriff's deputies

The video showed a life-and-death struggle between two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and 23-year-old Noel Aguilar on the driveway of an apartment complex in Long Beach.<p>As the deputies tried to clap handcuffs on Aguilar, who was resisting arrest and was believed to have a gun, one deputy …

7 ‘experience’ gifts for architecture and design lovers

Great for the holidays or any time, really<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in December 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Research has shown that it's better to give someone <i>experiences</i> instead of <i>things</i> and it's not hard to understand why. An experience tends …

Frank Lloyd Wright

A "Ghost" Mountain Lion Kitten Has Been Discovered In Los Angeles

Wildlife officials had thought a mama mountain lion's entire litter had been killed months ago by a predator, but life apparently found a way.<p>The 3-month-old kitten belongs to a mountain lion named P-23 in the Santa Monica Mountain range that surrounds and juts into the Los Angeles area. The …

Saying Goodbye to (My) San Francisco

I’m on the 45, shitty coffee in hand, looking out at the fog that threatens to make every hair on my head a frizzled, wiry tendril, and I’m thinking, …

San Francisco

Which California and Las Vegas hotels are the best in the world? Conde Nast Traveler has the list

At Conde Nast Traveler, the editors and writers have spoken. And they're plenty careful when they're asked to recommend their favorite hotels in the world for 2016.<p>Their collective voice has been compiled in the magazine's Gold List 2016, which includes hotels and resorts on six continents in 47 …

Yoga

How B.K.S. Iyengar Was Able to Take Yoga Global

Go to any yoga studio these days and you’re liable to find a wide variety of options to fit your yoga needs. But when the practice first crossed into …

Yoga

The Beginner’s Guide to Walking Meditation

In order to have peace and joy, you must succeed in having peace within each of your steps. Your steps are the most important thing.– Thich Nhat …

Meditation

#YogaGram: 10 digital yoga gurus to follow now

This month the world will celebrate the first ever International Day of Yoga, on June 21. It was in December of last year that Prime Minister …

An Urban History: The Influence of Street Gangs on Contemporary Art

<i>Left: Saber,</i> Too Many Names<i>, 2015, mural, spray paint on wall at the Long Beach Museum of Art. Photo credit: Laura Vargas</i><p>THE INFLUENCE OF STREET GANG …

San Francisco Housing Bubble Goes Subterranean: $500/Month To Live In A Crawlspace

While housing bubbles around the world are imploding from a sudden withdrawal of foreign capital (<i>most recently exposed in Manhattan's 9-year high</i> …

Pacific Palisades Los Angeles - Curbed LA

• Map<p>From the venerable California Club to newcomers like Soho House and the Arts Club, Los Angeles’s private club landscape is blossoming.<p>Built by developer Frank E. Bundy, it’s looking for its second owner.<p>The new theater will be part of Caruso’s Grove-style open-air mall, set to open next …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

Hiking
Yoga

Beatles' Indian yoga retreat to open to public

The remote Indian retreat where the Beatles studied yoga and wrote the White Album is being opened to the public<p>It was the setting of one of the most iconic episodes of rock music history - the remote Indian ashram where the Beatles went to learn transcendental meditation, resolve their growing …

India

A Night to Remember at the Vatican: Pictures

Pope Francis Opens the Catholic Holy Year: Pictures

Marketing

Scott Weiland's Family: 'Don't Glorify This Tragedy'

A letter from late singer’s ex-wife, Mary Weiland, on behalf of his two children<p><i>Mary Forsberg Weiland is the mother of the late singer Scott</i> …

Remains found in burned van in Mexico may be missing Australian surfers

Fears are growing for two Australian men who have gone missing in Mexico.<p>On Monday, Mexican officials said they were administering DNA tests on a …

US to tighten visa waiver programme after Paris attacks

<b>The US says it will tighten travel restrictions on foreigners who visit the country without needing full visas.</b><p>About 20 million people from 38 countries enter America each year under the visa waiver programme.<p>It has come under increased scrutiny since last month's attacks in Paris, with lawmakers …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Princess Charlotte and the rising trend for bygone babywear

We like to know where we are with the Royals. After all, if they don't uphold a bit of protocol, who will? And so it came to pass that the latest portrait of Princess Charlotte, released to her enthralled fan base around the globe yesterday, was the very image of tradition – right down to the tiny …

Mary Poppins

Bob Geldof Expresses Grief For Daughter Peaches, Telling RTE Radio He 'Half-Expected Her To Die'

Bob Geldof has opened up on the grief he feels for his late daughter Peaches, explaining he had "half-expected her to die".<p>The musician and activist …

Insomnia

12 Must-Do Experiences in L.A.

Los Angeles is a city of diverse neighborhoods, each with their own must do experiences. From farmers markets to fine dining, short strolls to …

The Best Industrial Wedding Venues in Los Angeles

If you're looking for a non-traditional wedding locale that can also be a blank canvas for your creativity, these warehouse-like Los Angeles venues are just the ticket. With lofty ceilings, open-to-the-outdoors vibes and central locations, these converted spaces are cool, creative and add a little …