Los Angeles Beaches by Bike, Part One: Will Rogers Beach to Marina del Rey
The Marvin Braude Bike Trail (aka The Strand) is a 22-mile bike path that connects many of L.A.’s best beaches and offers the best day of coastal bike riding that anyone could ask for. The flat, paved path winds past Santa Monica and Venice, then heads inland at Marina Del Rey, is back on the beach at Playa del Rey and stays close to the sand all the way past the Beach Cities of the South Bay (Manhattan, Hermosa, Redondo) to Torrance Beach, where the path ends. The Strand is popular with cyclists, joggers, rollerbladers and anyone lucky enough to find themselves on the beloved beachside path This two-part guide follows the route of the Marvin Braude Bike Trail from its northern end at Will Rogers State Beach near Pacific Palisades and travels…
Ricky Jay, the Magician with an Edge
Ricky was an artist and scholar with a fearsome intellect and a biting wit. He was also a surprisingly sweet and gentle soul.
Amazon takes a page from bricks-and-mortar bookstores. Here's what it's like inside
The new Amazon Books on Southport Avenue has the personality of an airport bookstore and conveys all the charm of its stone floor.
Teenage Women Allege That Michael Moates Sent Them Inappropriate Messages
Michael Moates, a conservative writer with more than 200,000 followers online and an occasional presence in the White House press room, allegedly sent multiple inappropriate messages to teenage women in conservative circles, knowing they were underage. …
40 Classic Books & Why You Should Read Them
A list of 40 classic books, both fiction and non-fiction, and why you should read them.
How Fantasy Made Me a Feminist
This is a guest post from Margaret Kingsbury. Margaret’s short stories and poems have appeared in Devilfish Review, Pulp Literature, Nonbinary Review, and Expanded Horizons. She and her saxophone-pl
Vancity says issues 'fixed' after online banking system offline for three days
After a three-day service disruption, Vancity announced Saturday afternoon that the issues with its online banking system had been fixed, and immediately began doing damage control.CEO Tamara Vroom…
Only $10.00 for $20.00 towards books at The Book House!
Group buy offer: Only $10.00 for $20.00 towards books at The Book House!
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How To Get Book Blurbs/Testimonials For Your Book Cover
Most books have book blurbs on the book jacket, giving it instant credibility. As a first-time author, how do you get quotes from popular authors for the cover of your book? Here's how.