Earth Day: Ian Somerhalder Talks  Conservation, Energy Upgrade CA + “Cold Wash Sunday!”
Apr20

Earth Day: Ian Somerhalder Talks Conservation, Energy Upgrade CA + “Cold Wash Sunday!”

April is Earth Month. Earth Day itself is around the corner – Sunday, April 22! Earth Day is particularly relevant to Californians because we care about what is in our water, air and what our land looks like. I am not saying you don’t care, I am saying that Californians go “all-in” for these kinds of “take action” events. Courtesy of actor Ian Somerhalder, h Actor Ian Somerhalder may be best known...

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New Optics Film Festival Includes Workshops, Panels, Teen Filmmaker Screenings! 4/21 11:30-6 PM
Apr20

New Optics Film Festival Includes Workshops, Panels, Teen Filmmaker Screenings! 4/21 11:30-6 PM

Columbia College Hollywood’s inaugural New Optics Film Festival, which is hailed as “A Festival for the Next Generation of Filmmakers”, will take place on Saturday, April 21 from 11:30am to 6:00pm. This free event will feature screenings of works by 21 teen finalists that were chosen from over 200 entries from across the country and will take place on the campus of Columbia College Hollywood (CCH).     “Our New Optics Film...

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Going Coachella!  Storets:  The IT Girl’s Favorite Brand Shows Up at Coachella!
Apr18

Going Coachella! Storets: The IT Girl’s Favorite Brand Shows Up at Coachella!

There were a lot of models and celebs at Coachella last weekend. And Weekend 2 will be equally as packed. The key fashion trend was that there was no specific clothing trend other than usual festival gear. However, one brand kept showing up on a variety of lovelies across the festival grounds. Storets is a line popular with celebrities and works for casual as well as more dressy affairs. Here is a round-up of key celebs and models...

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Earth Month Is Here! Smart & Final Has  7 Great Eco-friendly Tips for YOU!
Apr18

Earth Month Is Here! Smart & Final Has 7 Great Eco-friendly Tips for YOU!

It’s Earth Month, and the eco-experts at Smart & Final offer the following seven eco-frugal tips to help save money while celebrating Mother Earth. If it’s good for your wallet, it’s often also good for the planet too.   1) Reduce your disposable paper and plastic consumption – and switch your paper products to ones using recycled paper The next time you are low on paper towels – buy some reusable dish clothes...

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Lending A Hand – Or Four: How A New, Four-Arm Robot Will Forever Change Neurosurgery. Guest Expert!
Apr17

Lending A Hand – Or Four: How A New, Four-Arm Robot Will Forever Change Neurosurgery. Guest Expert!

Many emails that I get about featuring a new brand or presentation are pretty frivolous stuff: beauty, fashion, cocktails, music. But sometimes something new and exceptionally innovative will cross my desk that might seem beyond the norms of LA-Story.com. This post is exactly that: a topic that is beyond the typical content I feature. This guest expert post is from Dr. John Abrahams of Lending A Hand – Or Four: How A New, Four-Arm...

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Going Coachella: The K-Klan Shows Up Haute! Kylie, Kourtney + FashionNova.com!
Apr17

Going Coachella: The K-Klan Shows Up Haute! Kylie, Kourtney + FashionNova.com!

The Kardashian contingent were definitely present at Coachella’s weekend #1! Two of the K-Klan were wearing clothing from FashionNova.com Day 1: Kourtney Kardashian!  Oh, baby … or should I say holy mama?! Excited to share that Kourtney Kardashian was a definite showstopper tonight at Coachella, kicking off the music festival wearing Fashion Nova! In true Kourt fashion, the hot mom-of-three flaunted her toned tummy and legs with...

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