Southern California

San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre Presents Ibsen Classic

San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre Presents Ibsen Classic

Henrik Ibsen, the great Norwegian playwright, is often referred to as “the father of realism” and one of the founders of modernism in the theatre.  His plays were groundbreaking and controversial for his day.   Europe and the Americas had prescribed societal rules that were not to be challenged.  The arts, in general, very rarely […]

Comedy Hi-Jinks British Style On Stage At Pasadena Playhouse

Comedy Hi-Jinks British Style On Stage At Pasadena Playhouse

It may not be “Downton Abbey” but the British comedy of manners “Fallen Angels”, currently on stage at the venerable Pasadena Playhouse, honors the sophistication and style of playwright, director, actor, composer, and all round Renaissance man, Noel Coward. Coward was arguably one of England’s finest playwrights in his day. The Pasadena Playhouse has a […]

Gambling addiction cost San Diego mayor $1 billion

Gambling addiction cost San Diego mayor $1 billion

$1 billion in wins at a casino may sound like a jackpot – but not if the losses total $1.13 billion. Former San Diego mayor Maureen O’Connor became so addicted to gambling that she stole $2.1 million from her late husband’s charity to feed her habit. Now, the former mayor and council member is living […]

Praised & Maligned Medical Marijuana Collective to Celebrate 3rd Anniversary

Praised & Maligned Medical Marijuana Collective to Celebrate 3rd Anniversary

Praised & Maligned Medical Marijuana Collective to Celebrate 3rd Anniversary Riverside’s actions to close the collective is at the California Supreme Court, but they are still going to celebrate and the public is invited On Saturday, December 15 the Inland Empire Patients Health and Wellness Center, Riverside’s legendary medical marijuana collective, will be celebrating their […]

California Voters Expect Hearty Defense of Rights for All

Immigrant rights advocates say public safety and pro-immigrant proposals should be approved swiftly and confidently by Governor Brown and the newly-elected State Legislature  Los Angeles – The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) called on Governor Jerry Brown and the California State legislature to act swiftly and confidently to pass three pieces of legislation […]

The Cabazon 31st annual American Indian PowWow

The Cabazon 31st annual American Indian PowWow

The Cabazon 31st annual American Indian PowWow was held on November 23,24 and 25 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino inside the Special Events Center. Thousands of people of all races attended to see the colorful dances performed by the many tribes from all over the US and Canada. Prayers were said each day before the […]