Relationships Happen: There’s no reason to settle for second place in...

The person who came up with the phrase “never settle for less” obviously didn’t know it’s much easier said than done.As cliché as the...

How To: Get your exercise out of the gym and without...

Wouldn’t it be great if we had a free gym membership for life?  I know that we all at one point or another would...

Recession Living 101: Easy, affordable costume ideas for Halloween

Whether you cringe at the thought of dressing up, work really hard on a costume, or fall somewhere in the middle, Oct. 31 is...

Trendy isn’t a key ingredient for Bizen

Nestled between a reading shop and one of several eclectic antique stores, Bizen Sushi and Japanese cuisine isn’t your average assembly line sushi restaurant.This...

Relationships Happen: Sometimes not everything can be justified, truth about being...

We all have truths in our past or present we think are better left undisclosed. I’m speaking of those that eat away at our...

How To: Rest and relax with a weekend getaway

I’ve heard many times that Las Vegas is the perfect place to spend the weekend. Who wouldn’t agree? There are many things to do...

Recession Living 101: Get healthy skin on a budget

The makeup counter at my favorite department store used to be my sanctuary. It was a place where I could get the blessing of...

Weekly Dish: Local Italian restaurant surprises with interesting entrées

Walking into Alessio Ristorante & Bar is like walking into a parallel universe in the restaurant world. So many contradictions blend together – old...

Relationships Happen: An ex is an ex for a reason

People say I have a hard time letting things, especially people, go. I tend to hold onto them long past their expiration date and...

Stop stressing and start relaxing

It’s six weeks since the semester started and most of us are anticipating the moment where we’ll have five weeks of freedom. School has...

Fashion ideas for late summer and early fall

Most states have four seasons: spring, summer, fall, then winter.  But here in Southern California, and notably in the San Fernando Valley, we have...

Century City restaurant RockSugar is a sweet and savory Asian kitchen

Located in the trendy and upscale Westfield Century City shopping mall, RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen offers a sweet spin on Asian food that will...