Celebrity Activists

Take the saying “with great power change.comes great responsibility.” Scores of celebrities are making a difference—before and during quarantine. A number of A-listers are using their star power for serious good. This runs from celebrity activists raising awareness about sexual harassment at work, to helping fight bullying. And even encouraging teens to become leaders in their own communities. Here’s a look at famous folks impacting more than just the box ...

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Small Business Relief

During these unprecedented times, our goal is to provide content for our readers as well as our clients. This, to share entertainment, ideas and inspiration as well as valuable resources in dealing with COVID-19. In this post, we focus on support for small business relief. Here, a list of local and federal websites and agencies where information is available and steps can be taken. Calabasas Chamber of Commerce Visit the Calabasas Chamber ...

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Fashion Industry Fights Covid

The fashion and luxury sector has been one of the hardest hit industries due to the pandemic. The industry as a whole is projecting a 600 billion dollar decline on sales this year. Despite these losses, there is a rally cry as the fashion industry fights covid. Hundreds of companies are supporting medical communities, relief orgs, families and businesses. The following is a roundup of some amazing companies helping support ...

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Virtual Museum Tours

Trying to plan the next great quarantine activity? We've got a long list. From books to read to closets to organize to best shows to binge and exercise classes going online. All great options but here's one that's a little different. For starters, it's got a bit of travel. Then a bit of sophistication. And finally, a whole lot of culture. Check out our list of virtual museum tours. They ...

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Easter Pastels

With the onset of spring comes a whole new color palette and shades that are not only perfect for the gentle transition of seasons but also for Easter decorations. WLM Entertaining Editor and the Hollywood How2Girl Courtney Sixx created spring arrangements here that can work for a lively display for around the home or one to rival festivally dyed eggs at the center of the table. Courtney chose decorative vases ...

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Updating Passover Traditions

Passover this year, likely celebrated virtually with far flung relatives, will still be steeped in traditions old and new. Like, when I was growing up, I always knew that spring (and Passover) was in the air. There were the warming temperatures and blooming forsythias lining the houses of our suburban Long Island neighborhood. And the Passover preparations  began. Windows got washed. The Maxwell House Haggadahs (the book that tells the ...

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Ready…Set…Read!

As we are holed up at home, waiting out the coronavirus pandemic, we are looking for ways to keep busy. Much talked about projects are getting attention. Exercise routines are taking on regularity. The cook in all of us is getting revealed. And many of us want to lose ourselves in a good book. It's the perfect tiime to ready...set...read! So why not settle into a comfortable lounger in the ...

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Language to Talk About Coronavirus With Kids

At every waking moment, it seems that we can’t escape hearing about Coronavirus. Every media outlet talks non-stop about COVID-19. So it’s no wonder that parents are worried about how to address this rapidly spreading contagious illness with their children. Here, helpful tips on keeping the conversation simple from Lisa Tiano, a parenting and teen expert, author and founder of REAL Teen Talk and InnerStarGirl. Learn the language to talk ...

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Art at Bergamot Station

Santa Monica’s 5-acre Bergamot Station is home to a thriving community of fine art galleries and creative arts spaces. Celebrating its 25th year, they are open for art at Bergamot Station. Its gallery owners balance the business of selling art with their passion for making art accessible to the Los Angeles community. Many a Saturday night will find gallery doors flung open with wine and light hors d’oeuvres flowing. Guests ...

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Streaming It All In

Television has transformed into a mere monitor for streaming services rich with programming for almost every fan. In other words, TV has come a long way in the last 50 years. We have gone from black and white, low resolution and limited programming on channels 2 through 13. We have evolved into color, remote controls, VCRs, cable, flat screens, high definition, DVRs and satellite. And now streaming and possibly cutting ...

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