By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council moved today to prevent the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors by expanding the city’s tobacco- vending laws to include the battery-powered smoking alternatives. The council voted 15-0 to approve an ordinance that requires [...]
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From City News Service Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said he is going after not just marijuana dispensaries...
By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer This month you may see young people in the community wearing a black eye or the words...
By Kelly Wallace CNN Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She’s a mom of two girls and lives in Manhattan. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter. (CNN) [...]Read more ›
By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Purists may still believe that sports are played for the love of the game, but these days just about every level within any given competitive endeavor has a marketing appeal to it and therefore business strategies come into play. That was underlined this week when [...]Read more ›
BY OLU ALEMORU STAFF WRITER VENICE — The 2013 Muscle Beach Championship attracted a large and enthusiastic Labor Day crowd and featured competitors from as far away as Italy and Nigeria. The all-day competition featured categories in bodybuilding, figure, men’s physique and bikini, amongst different age groups and [...]Read more ›
As California has led the way in implementing President Barack Obama’s administration’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, local officials have also been front and center on educating Angelenos about the provisions and resources in the new bill. The California Health Benefit Exchange Board, an independent five-member public entity that [...]Read more ›
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council went behind closed doors today to discuss threats of legal action by two medical marijuana dispensary operators who contend they should be allowed to remain open despite voters’ passage of Proposition D, which pared back the number of pot purveyors allowed [...]Read more ›
NFL PLayer Tony Gonzales and FitStar share the same vision of making fitness and wellness an accessible App
FitStar, a next-generation fitness company dedicated to blending the power of iPad and immersive health and fitness content, has released its first app, FitStar: Tony Gonzalez exclusively on the App Store. FitStar’s debut video-based fitness app features National Football League (NFL) superstar and future Hall-of-Famer Tony Gonzalez in an interactive [...]Read more ›