| Oct 13, 2013
We Americans like to think of ourselves as animal lovers. But is this claim true? One way to answer this question is to follow the money. According to government, industry and interest group stats, we spend about $50 billion on our pets annually and...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Nearly 3,000 miles already separate Casa Diablo from Newark City Hall. But this week, Cory Booker strove mightily to increase that distance.
After word leaked out that the ambitious young Newark mayor had held a brief Twitter flirtation with a comely...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
New Jersey Senate candidate Cory Booker uses Twitter more than the typical politician.
He tweets cheesy maxims; replies publicly to just about everyone who mentions his name, and relentlessly catalogs his schedule of ribbon cuttings, football games...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Could you call it a scandal? It's not exactly clear who is outraged. But Lynsie Lee, a Portland, Ore., stripper who once exchanged private Twitter messages with Senate candidate Cory Booker of New Jersey, is enjoying the attention while it lasts....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads.
Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
What's an author assigned to sit next to a much more famous person (Gwyneth Paltrow) at a book signing to do? Write about it, of course.
"Due to the inflexibility of the alphabet I had the questionable good fortune to be seated directly beside Gwyneth...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:15 PM
When the fallen leaves begin to crunch under your boots, you know fall is coming. For many, it's the best time of year. It means back to school, Halloween candy, cozy coats and the return of the coveted Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes. But not if you're...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Robin Quivers was making all the news Monday morning while Howard Stern played sidekick, a role reversal that gave way to Quivers' discussion about her long-time battle with cancer.
Quivers underwent surgery last year to remove a large mass in her...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A vegan diet: That's what Santa Monica College track coach Joshua Garrett credits for helping him traverse the famed Pacific Crest Trail and possibly setting a record doing it.
The rugged 2,650-mile trail runs from the border of Mexico to Canada,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Alicia Silverstone is helping to prove what we already know, with a new twist: You can get just about anything online. Including a hookup to vegan mamas' breast milk.
The "Clueless" actress, well-known for her vegan lifestyle and sometimes unusual baby-...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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