Jenesse Center raises awareness during national domestic violence month

09/30/2013 3:00 pm0 comments
Jenesse Center raises awareness during national domestic violence month

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer This month you may see young people in the community wearing a black eye or the words black Friday painted above their cheeks. It’s no cause for alarm; the youths are the so-called volunteer angels for the Jenesse Center, Inc., the innovative domestic violence intervention [...]

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How to cut your kids’ cell phone addiction

09/23/2013 5:42 pm0 comments
Kids and cell phones


Photo by Gary McCarthy

      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) [...]

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Marketing guru Robert Wagner joins LA84 Foundation

09/22/2013 3:46 pm0 comments
Marketing guru Robert Wagner joins LA84 Foundation

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 [...]

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Venice Beach hosts Labor Day Muscle Beach Championship

09/04/2013 3:05 pm0 comments
Backstage- Venice Beach Muscle Beach weightlifting championship

Photo by Gary McCarthy

    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 [...]

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Information meeting set on Obamacare

08/21/2013 5:55 pm0 comments

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 [...]

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Medical Marijuana-threats of legal action

07/31/2013 1:58 pm0 comments
Henry Hemp

Photo By Gaty McCarthy / Los Angeles Independent

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 [...]

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NFL PLayer Tony Gonzales and FitStar share the same vision of making fitness and wellness an accessible App

06/07/2013 9:28 am0 comments
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 [...]

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Twinlab CleanSeries Touts Standard-Setting Certifications to Stand Out Among Competition

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Twinlab CleanSeries Touts Standard-Setting Certifications to Stand Out Among Competition

Twinlab Corporation, the trusted name in sports nutrition innovation for more than four decades, today announced the launch of CleanSeries, the first line of sports supplements to be able to claim the following: Independently certified by the NSF® International product certification program to verify products meet nutrient label claims Certified [...]

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Pedal Your Way To A Stress-Free Work Day

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Pedal Your Way To A Stress-Free Work Day

Boutique-indoor cycling clubs like SoulCycle and FlyWheel started a generation of spin obsessed endorphin-addicts including the Crier team! While we love going to weekend classes, it isn’t practical for us to attend during the week. When we signed FitDesk™ we were ecstatic to have found a way to boost our [...]

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