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Coastal Fashion

“RiverBlue: Can Fashion Save the Planet?”

The film “RiverBlue: Can Fashion Save the Planet?” takes a look at the contamination of the worlds water supply caused by exportation and manufacturing of textile goods, and the lack of regulation of toxins at those factories. With only one percent of the earths water coming from...

Coastal Fashion: Music Festival Couture at Lido Marina Village

Need inspiration for your music festival shopping? With Coachella in full swing and Stagecoach just around the corner, you may want to check out the 15 fashion and accessory retailers at Lido Marina Village before packing your bags. Fashion retailers Elyse Walker, Faherty, Marine...

Home & Design

Attracting ‘Good Bugs’ to a Garden

By Gary Jones | Special to the NB Indy “Good” bugs can be a homeowner’s best friend, while “bad” bugs can wipe out weeks of gardening in just a few days. By definition, it is easy to know the difference. The notorious bad bug gang of four – aphids, whitefly, scale and mealy-bu...

Ghoulishly Delightful Pumpkin Décor

Pumpkins and squash are the perfect canvas for adding that extra spark of hair-raising décor to your door, porch or centerpiece this fall. They can be carved, cooked, painted or arranged into bone-chilling displays to add a little something extra to the essence of fall. Any type...

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Grand Prix of Long Beach

Nearly 200,000 racing fans from all over, including Newport Beach, flocked to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach this weekend to watch a variety of cars and trucks race around a winding 1.3-mile course. They could also bake in the sun, gobble down everything from turkey legs to...

Comic Characters Come to Life at WonderCon

Thousands of kids and adults from Newport Beach, Orange County and beyond swarmed the Anaheim Convention Center over the weekend for WonderCon 2017. Cosplayers (costume players) strutted their stuff in outfits that fit their fantasy heroes and villains during the three-day...

Insights

“I’ll Push You” is an Astounding Emotional Journey

“ll Push You” is an emotion packed documentary of two best friends, Justin and Patrick, hiking the 500-mile pilgrimage trail through France and Spain called the Camino de Santiago. What makes this journey more challenging than most is Justin has a rare neurological...

“Take My Nose” Offers Comedic Insights into Plastic Surgery

“Take My Nose…Please” is a documentary that focuses on female comedians such as Jackie Hoffman, Emily Askin and Jacque Lynn Foltyn, and their thoughts, feelings and obviously humor on plastic surgery.  Each comedian shared the pressures they feel as a woman and being in the...

Insights: Meditation is a Warm Bath for Your Brain

Author and public speaker Tim Ferriss interviewed over 200 high performers and business leaders, and found that 80 percent of them meditate. I liked how he described meditation is like taking “a warm bath for your brain.”  Ahh, that sounds so good.  Most of us love a nice...
Posted On 09 Apr 2017

Moments for Health

“The Bullish Farmer” Takes Aim at Big Ag and GMOs

As a long time health fanatic that has understood what is at stake for our health and well-being, from our community to our nation, I was a relieved to learn a movie about farming, “The Bullish Farmer,” made it into the film festival. My editor, connoisseur of all foods great and...

Moment for Health: Health Blooms with Caring Hearts

We are all connected to our community whether we realize it or not. Friends, strangers, neighbors, family and workers all make up a web of life that we hope vibrates with a positive amount of health and happiness, yet weak links in a community’s structure can break if not given...