The Adventures of Slim Man

By Slim Man I do a lot of driving. Most musicians I know do. It’s part of the job. I don’t mind driving, especially in California. I’m from back east, and driving there ain’t quite as beautiful. No offense to... Read more →


Jon Delaire

Production Manager, Lighting & Sound Engineer, Jon Delaire, has a unique perspective when it comes to music. By Morgan James While the audience enjoys the show from their seats, musicians working their magic from the stage, Jon has carefully prepared... Read more →


Mary Ann Collins

By Rebecca Pikus Mary Ann Collins is indeed a unique artist! She has lived now — and created art — in the inspirational surrounding of Southern California for more than fifty years. She is a dedicated artist based in Manhattan... Read more →

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Protect your Pet from Heatstroke

By Janet McAfee The “dog days” of July continues our extreme desert heat. Last year, the sad story of Summer, a Silky Terrier who died from heat stroke, was all over the local news. Summer sought refuge under an automobile... Read more →



By Robin E.  Simmons NOW PLAYING: STAR TREK: BEYOND After director J.J. Abrams’ exit from the “Star Trek” franchise and his commercially and critically successful helming of Disney’s revitalized “Star Wars” movie saga, it’s easy to see why director Justin... Read more →


Monster Madness

By Heidi Simmons —– Monster: A Love Story by Liz Kay Fiction —– Love is complicated. Or is it? In Liz Kay’s Monster: A Love Story (Putnam, 368 pages) an emotional heart and an intellectual head don’t add up to... Read more →


Conflict Diamonds

Where emphatic fantasy fiction bends to uncover authentic, primal humanity at its best By Morgan James What originally began with G.M.O. foods, lead to the harvesting of synthetic organs in medical applications, which led to an obsessive addiction that humanity... Read more →



By Haddon Libby A self-radicalized man kills or hurts more than two hundred people during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, France followed by some of the Turkish military staging an unsuccessful coup against a corrupt Erdoğan regime that helps DA’ESH... Read more →


Take Stress Down With A Top Spa Massage

Stress is a prevalent component in today’s fast-paced world which can negatively impact on an individual’s health and well-being. Massage therapy has been shown to be a means by which stress can be reduced significantly on physical and psychological levels.... Read more →


Pac-12 Preview

By Flint Wheeler Most preseason predictions and rankings have the Pac-12 on the outside of the playoff picture for 2016, but there’s no shortage of intrigue or potential surrounding this league. The battle to win the South Division is likely... Read more →


Harmonize Your Workspace

By Jenny Wallis Dear Jenny, Is it important to have your office Feng Shui’d. I know that you want your home and personal space balanced, but if you work at an office and are there only from 9-5 everyday, should... Read more →



By Dr. Peter Kadile An adequate amount of sleep is extremely important for a person’s overall well- being. Poor sleep or not enough sleep adversely affects a person’s health, physically and mentally. The necessary amount of sleep needed varies from... Read more →



By Bronwyn Ison Cauliflower is an inconspicuous vegetable. You may be surprised by the plethora of health benefits this cruciferous veggie packs. Commonly recognized on crudite’s platters, the cousin to broccoli, kale, cabbage and collards, the crunchy vegetable provides nearly... Read more →