John Duran, scandal-ridden West Hollywood Mayor, and current longtime City Council member have benefited from Los Angeles Times’ continuous support. Coverage included a significant endorsement for Duran from the Times editorial board when he ran for Los Angeles County Supervisor in 2014. The once-great major newspaper, in the editorial, covered ... Read More »
Along with The Daily Kos, I was party to a significant decision for bloggers and free speech rights. The 2007 U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) found that political blogs and bloggers are media for the purposes of U.S. Electoral Law. Suddenly blogs were media and for the past thirteen years, ... Read More »
In a desperate act, Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil Entertainment filed for protection from creditors in Canada on Monday after the COVID-19 pandemic. It forced it to close shows around the world, triggering a fight for control of one of the best-known brands in live performance. The company said it entered ... Read More »
Since 2008, I’ve been writing for David Patrick Columbia’s NEW YORK SOCIAL DIARY. Besides being a chronicle of galas in New York’s gilded ballrooms, opening nights at the opera, and annual picnics on Long Island lawns, he combines society pages with personal reflection since 2001. Liz Smith, famed columnist, and ... Read More »
West Hollywood (WEHO) law enforcement under orders of the racist liberal City Council yesterday blocked George Floyd demonstrators from entering the city. More than a dozen sheriff-police wearing helmets and carrying riot guns stood across the pedestrian crosswalk at around 1:30 p.m. less than three hours before a racist based ... Read More »
Southern Pacific’s premier trains the Shasta Daylight, and the Cascade served the northwest from San Francisco to Portland and Seattle from the 1950s into the 1960s. They served dozens of California, Oregon and Washington cities. The Shasta was popular with tourists and the Cascade, a favorite with business people. THE ... Read More »
Nightmare at sea: Holland American Line forces elderly passengers to get off the MS AMSTERDAM halfway across the globe!
Hundreds of American passengers thought they were in for the cruise of their lives when they boarded Holland America’s MS Amsterdam at Port Everglades on January 4, 2020, Around The World Cruise. That was before the novel coronavirus sparked a worldwide crisis that has thrown the travel industry into unprecedented ... Read More »
Escape the virus blues! Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! on stage live and streamed free for the entire family to enjoy!
Enjoy the complete video presentation of the award-winning recreation stage version of Oklahoma! as it premiered on Broadway in 1943 at no charge. The New York hit musical is for all ages and a quick excursion back to a simpler time. Act 1 and Act 2 from the recreated original ... Read More »
RXR Realty LLC of New York plans to renovate the S.S. United States. The massive ocean liner that has spent decades deteriorating at a dock near South Philadelphia’s big-box shopping district into a hotel-and-museum complex for a yet-to-be-determined city’s waterfront. The developer, whose properties include Manhattan’s Helmsley Building and 75 ... Read More »