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CLARIFICATION: Last week’s story “More Money for Beaches and Wetlands” should have made it clearer that the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission is a state agency that’s legally distinct from The Bay Foundation, a lo...


Art’s Unfried Chicken is a healthier take on a Southern classic

Lyfe is Full of Surprises

Fitting healthy food into a quick-service concept is not as simple as it seems Art’s Unfried Chicken is a healthier take on a Southern classic By Richard Foss (richard@richardfoss.com) If you ask people about the things the...


Locals gathered Monday for a candlelight vigil to mourn the Orlando shooting victims
Photos by Maria Martin

Editoral: Public Enemy No. 1: The AR-15

Unless people demand common-sense restrictions on these especially dangerous guns, the killing will continue. Locals gathered Monday for a candlelight vigil to mourn the Orlando shooting victimsPhotos by Maria Martin Lone wol...



Alexandra Nowell is one of very few women at the top of the craft brew biz
Photo by Nicholas Gingold

Raise a Pint for Gender Parity

Three Weavers Brewmaster Alexandra Nowell hosts a tasting party to help other women break into the industry Alexandra Nowell is one of very few women at the top of the craft brew bizPhoto by Nicholas Gingold By Christina Camp...


Letters

City Planners, Not Fires, Killed the Piers Re: “Life and Death of the Venice Piers,” Venice Stories, May 5 The Venice Stories photo montage depicting the life and death of Venice’s amusement piers gives the false impressi...


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The Advice Goddess

Canine and a Half Weeks My girlfriend sleeps with her two medium-sized dogs. They are, to quote her, her “babies.” I see them more as her bodyguards. We don’t live together, but even when I sleep over she refuses to…



The Carousel Café is slated to become Santa Monica’s 22nd — 22nd! — Starbucks
Photo by Erwan Des

La Vida SoCal: A Starbucks on Every Corner

Well, at least 2.5 per every square mile in Santa Monica, with yet another on the way By Tony Peyser The Carousel Café is slated to become Santa Monica’s 22nd — 22nd! — StarbucksPhoto by Erwan Des There are a…


Letters

Priced Out of Marina del Rey I have been a resident of Marina del Rey for 10 years. This is the second time I am being forced to move due to upgrades to housing complexes. This time, if I chose…


Mainstreaming recreational marijuana sets a bad example for kids

Power To Speak: Don’t Let Venice Go to Pot

Like alcohol and tobacco, legalizing marijuana will increase kids’ access to the drug By Gilbert Mora Mainstreaming recreational marijuana sets a bad example for kids The author is writing on behalf of the Westside Impact C...



Steak is the name of the game at Dear John’s

A Real Class Act

Dear John’s carries the torch for classic cocktails and traditional American dining By Richard Foss (richard@richardfoss.com) Steak is the name of the game at Dear John’s I wore a jacket and tie when I went to dine at Dea...






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