Hanging Out With the Cool Kids

A video of my favorite group in Los Angeles.  I previously blogged about The Fringe @ Center Theatre Group on Culver City Patch.  Check out the video and the blog and you'll understand why I am proud to be a part of this group: nice, smart, accomplished, inspiring, and ridiculously fun! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MwIIxj0SPo

One Friday Afternoon…

Hidden gem in the City of San Fernando.  A cool place to be alone with other people. Spotted: A girl organizing her personal finances (as can be seen with her receipts and other files) Someone on their laptop, intently typing A group of three guys in their 20s, discussing how to improve instruction in schools …

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My Race Course Is Cooler Than Yours

Students Run LA (SRLA) provides a six-month long-distance running program to prepare middle and high school students to enter and complete the Los Angeles Marathon.  Students run with their leaders three to four times a week and attend community races that bring all the SRLA groups together.  Team leaders also prepare in their role as …

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Sadly, There Are Homeless People In L.A. Year-Round

In L.A. where there are no seasons, you have to rely on the holidays and even the entertainment industry to mark certain times of the year, e.g. awards season, Fall pilot season, etc. But between MLK, Jr. holiday and Memorial Day, there's not really much else going on. Between Christmas and summer, we are pretty …

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Best. Fundraiser. Ever!

Last Friday, I was lucky enough to attend Asian American Journalists Association - LA's Trivia Bowl XVIII.  The event was a fundraiser for student scholarships and professional programs. The event was held at an ABC7 studio in Glendale and hosted by David Ono. My random thoughts and takeaways: The metal part that fastens the eraser …

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Going Around and Around, Very, Very Fast

Imagine a NASCAR track, but the banking is at a 45-degree angle and beyond.   And instead of cars, imagine bicycles without brakes racing around that track.  The track is a velodrome, and the sport is track cycling.  It’s fast, furious and Kate Wilson is one of the best at it. Kate Wilson, a senior at …

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