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Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

   Two weeks ago I had a consultation with Dr. Ruth Williamson (above), the lead radiation oncologist and medical director at Huntington Hospital’s Cancer Center.  “One of your nodes was positive for cancer and it was a pretty significent deposit  and there was some extension of cancer cells outside of that lymph node.” The entire […]

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

   Two weeks ago I had a consultation with Dr. Ruth Williamson (above), the lead radiation oncologist and medical director at Huntington Hospital’s Cancer Center.  “One of your nodes was positive for cancer and it was a pretty significent deposit  and there was some extension of cancer cells outside of that lymph node.” The entire […]

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

   Two weeks ago I had a consultation with Dr. Ruth Williamson (above), the lead radiation oncologist and medical director at Huntington Hospital’s Cancer Center.  “One of your nodes was positive for cancer and it was a pretty significent deposit  and there was some extension of cancer cells outside of that lymph node.” The entire […]

Strike of Lightning

Strike of Lightning

Strike of Lightning by Patricia Wells McMillan Like a strike of lightning – zap! cars, colours, people, architecture: what’s going on around me, makes me very excited HAVE to take that shot, Love to experiment and just see what happens. Life is short, so what the hell. My motto is Just have fun. Throwing “scared” […]

Keaton’s The General

Keaton’s The General

Roger Ebert wasn’t even sure if Buster Keaton’s The General (1927) was his best film, yet it appears to be one of his favorites. “Keaton defies logic with one ingenious silent comic sequence after another.” “Keaton was ambitious and fearless.” Buster Keaton was not the Great Stone Face so much as a man who kept […]

Hearts & Flowers 2016

Hearts & Flowers 2016

The day of love, Valentine’s Day, is swiftly swooping our way and it is time, once again, for The Folk Tree’s fun, beautiful, whimsical, and creative Hearts & Flower exhibit. Swearing off red roses and all things chocolate this Valentine’s Day? Come at Beverly Crist‘s unique ceramic pieces. Crist uses stamps on her slab-built plates, […]

The future of stop signs is now shining brightly in East L.A.

The future of stop signs is now shining brightly in East L.A.

Stop sign in lights | C.J. Salgado EAST LOS ANGELES — Drivers beware. It looks like the future has arrived to at least one residential intersection in East L.A. where the County has installed an advanced, flashing-LED stop sign. Last month a regular stop sign at the intersection of Margaret Avenue and E. 6th Street […]

Calif. arts-education deficit emboldens advocates to turn STEM into STEAM

Calif. arts-education deficit emboldens advocates to turn STEM into STEAM

Arts educators in California are joining forces to demand that schools recognize arts classes as not just optional but integral to STEM learning. ; Credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images Arts educators in California are joining forces to demand that schools recognize arts classes as not just optional but integral to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) […]

Trained Dogs for Adoption.org

Trained Dogs for Adoption.org

Loyal, personality, special, companion. These are the traits that TrainedDogsForAdoption.org look for and develop in its last-resort rescue dogs. TDFA was founded to train and help place German Shepherds, which traditionally are difficult to place. “To our knowledge, no local rescue has ever specialized in the rehabilitation of high-drive and sometimes mischievous working shepherds residing […]

Glenn Frey’s Echo Park days

Glenn Frey’s Echo Park days

Glenn Frey shared an Echo Park apartment for $60 a month ECHO PARK —  Before he rose to rock ‘n’ roll fame in the 1970s as a co-founder of The Eagles, guitarist Glenn Frey was just another young, struggling L.A. musician looking for his next gig and a cheap place to live. For a while, […]

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