Posted Apr. 15, 2014, 9:19 am
Hey Anthea! I met a guy a few weeks ago and we’ve been texting ever since but he hasn’t asked me out. I told him we should meet for drinks and he said we should get to know each other better before that. Is he not interested? – Elizabeth, 26
Posted Apr. 15, 2014, 9:13 am
The grand compromise on immigration passed by the U.S. Senate 10 months ago is now all but history, despite talk from President Obama and other Democrats about “comprehensive reform.”
Posted Apr. 6, 2014, 9:03 am
Talk to corporate executives and they’ll often say California is a difficult place to do business, in part because consumers can file class action lawsuits willy-nilly, even when their companies haven’t screwed up.
Posted Apr. 5, 2014, 8:30 am
Ever since San Francisco’s Leland Yee joined his colleagues Ron Calderon of Montebello and Roderick Wright of Los Angeles on the state Senate’s indicted/convicted list and then all three were suspended, other senators have recognized they must restore the public’s trust.
Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 8:22 am
I first visited Santa Monica Airport (SMO) in 1964 when I moved to Santa Monica Canyon from Philadelphia. Coming from an “Aviation family" – father was Vice-president of Kellett Aircraft, North Wales, PA and older brother a 747 pilot with PAN AM, my interest in SMO’s future is genuine.
Posted Mar. 30, 2014, 6:00 am
If it seemed like déjà vu all over again the other day when the state’s parole board issued a decision that could free a leading disciple of perhaps the most vicious killer California has ever seen, that’s because it was.
Posted Mar. 29, 2014, 7:31 am
At the Santa Monica Council Meeting on Tuesday, council members unanimously signaled its intent to direct the closing of Santa Monica Airport (SMO) and to work to protect neighbors from noise and pollution impacts until SMO can be closed.
Posted Mar. 29, 2014, 7:29 am
Here’s a piece of advice for registered voters: When petition carriers accost you outside supermarkets, big box stores or shopping malls asking you to help advance a plan to carve California into six states, don’t sign.
Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 8:27 am
Are we too old for body piercing? I say no! And it’s not like a tattoo; if you don’t want to wear the piece of jewelry, or bone or ring or whatever you put in the area of you body that’s been pierced, you can just take it off when you don’t want it. Or put it back in if you do.
Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 8:25 am
Hi Anthea, I recently joined an online dating site and I’m having success meeting great girls, but the cost of dating is starting to add up. What is your advice on who pays?
Posted Mar. 23, 2014, 8:52 am
We are all ready for rebirth, newness, and spring cleaning! Here are some healthy ways to think about spring cleaning, inside and out.
Posted Mar. 23, 2014, 8:50 am
Few topics divide California as consistently or as evenly as the death penalty. The last time voters had their say on it, they opted by a vote of just over 51-49 percent to keep it around.
Posted Mar. 22, 2014, 6:00 am
“Class: excellence or elegance, especially in dress, design, or behavior.” It is this definition I would like to apply to some recent developments in TV content, where lately I’m observing that a little class seems to be slowly creeping back into the thinking and execution of some of the stuff we watch on television.
Posted Mar. 20, 2014, 8:17 am
I have a good number of friends who are over 40 and single. All are adorable, in reasonably good to great shape, successful, interesting, funny and have great personalities. But they still have trouble finding “The One.”
Posted Mar. 16, 2014, 6:56 am
Spring is here, bringing with it flowering plants – and allergies. If you are prone to allergies, the next time you have an allergy attack you might want to try these natural self-healing tips for sinus relief.
Posted Mar. 15, 2014, 8:50 am
“Drought, it’s got everyone’s attention and that’s a good thing. The storm we had at the beginning of March dropped two inches of rain. Normal rainfall in a year is about 14 inches and this two inches is the first rain we’ve seen,” said Gil Borboa, Water Resources Manager for the City of Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
At the very moment that California’s largest utility company was being assessed a $14 million fine for failing to report discovery of flawed records on its gas pipelines in the San Francisco Peninsula town of San Carlos, the same company was asking for well over $1 billion in rate increases to pay for repairs to that very same pipeline system.
Posted Mar. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
You may find more and more things about your partner that you dislike and really get under your skin. It’s important not to let these feelings of irritation grow and spread.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:17 am
Are you ready to have more love in your life? Then you need to log onto the Three Day Rule online dating website. I sat down with a candid conversation with Three Day Rule’s owner Talia Goldstein to find out all her love secrets!
Posted Mar. 2, 2014, 8:00 am
Spring is almost here, and as nature reawakens around us, we can take steps to stay healthy and happy. Take advantage of the mild weather by following these four tips from Chinese masters that will cleanse your body and rejuvenate your health.
Posted Mar. 2, 2014, 7:58 am
For years, those who claim President Barack Obama was born in Kenya or someplace other than the Hawaii hospital indicated on the birth certificate issued by that state’s officials have claimed their effort is neither political nor racist, but merely purist.
Posted Mar. 1, 2014, 8:54 am
If there’s a state budget surplus, let’s return it to the people we took it from, goes the demand these days from conservative Republicans led by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, who now represents a lot of barren desert and would like to be governor of California.
Posted Feb. 23, 2014, 8:49 am
The way you begin your day sets the tone for the rest of the day. Over time, it sets the tone for your long-term health. Here are a few morning rituals that will start your day on the right foot for years to come.
Posted Feb. 16, 2014, 8:48 am
February celebrates heart-health month, and with Valentine’s Day today, you should take more to heart than just a box of chocolates! Since heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the Western world, focus on protecting this vital organ so you can celebrate life and love for years to come!
Posted Feb. 16, 2014, 8:43 am
Remember the enthusiasm of Sempra Energy back in 2009, when it had just about finished its $975 million liquefied natural gas importing plant at Costa Azul, on the coast just north of Ensenada, in Baja California?