Join Garcetti’s Shelter Crisis Declaration

By Amelia Anderson Announcing “A Bridge Home,” the next step in our plan to get our homeless neighbors off of LA’s streets.  As services begin to ramp up…as we continue the work of building

Let It Flow, Let It Flow!

by Amelia Anderson Energy, flowing unimpeded throughout our bodies, comprise our physical and mental state. “Our bodies are nothing but an energy sending machine,” the voice said Friday afternoon

An Empty Seat on Thanksgiving

by Alejandro Magallanes I love the holidays. To me, the holidays are all about family. I have my wife, my two little boys and a baby girl who will be arriving before Christmas. I am excited! This

Grabbing any kind of relaxation you can in the field.

“Leech Valley”

Part-1 by John Blue I have always said to family, friends, vets, doctors and VA folks that I’d gotten my strange jungle fevers in a little place in Vietnam we bush GIs called “LEECH VALLEY.” I


Home From War

by Sherri Kukla He came home from the war a different man. It was the 1970s. It wasn’t his first tour of duty in Viet Nam, but it was his worst. He left behind friends. Some known dead, some


Moving Can be Dangerous

by Sherri Kukla The guy-in-the-garage had a dream for years. To live in the desert. Many years ago we moved out of the city to the mountains but it was just a step to get us closer to the goal. A


Not Wired to Multi-task

by Sherri Kukla Anything the guy-inthe-garage needs while I’m on deadline is never too much to ask. Today for instance. Just a few pages away from being done, he’s caught up with proofreading and