Posts tagged "california"

The Surf Dogs Of San Diego Hang Ten

There’s crazy, and then there’s “I sold my business and moved to California so that my dog could surf” crazy. And that’s exactly what one of the participants in the…

Julie Gerstein | June 19, 2012 - 8:40 am

16 Things You’re Missing At Coachella This Year

It’s Coachella time! Coachella! You’re missing it! So am I. But what are we really missing by not being out at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California? Some bands?

Julie Gerstein | April 13, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Another Victory For Marriage Equality: Prop 8 Ruled Unconstitutional!

More good news on the marriage equality front! Today, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found Proposition 8 to be unconstitutional. California voters passed the measure in 2008, explicitly…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 7, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Home Style Inspiration: Southern California Cool

Spending last week in Los Angeles gave me a major case of real estate envy. Imagine having more than 400 square feet to decorate! Speaking of decorating, I was also…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 24, 2011 - 2:40 pm

New Law Bans California Teens From Tanning Beds

That sound you hear? It’s a stampede to the nearest tanning salon before it’s too late! Tanning will be banned in California for anyone under the age of 18 beginning…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Anti-Abortion Billboards Targeted At Blacks Appear In Oakland

Race-related anti-abortion billboards strike again! At least 25 billboards reading “Black is beautiful” with a picture of a black baby and the URL for an anti-abortion web sitehave been posted…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Strippers, Guns & Booty Shaking: Behold, The Most Offensive Political Ad Ever

Strippers, guns, rap music, booty shaking, gangstas … why, it’s the most offensive, sexist, racist political ad you’ve ever seen. This NSFW commercial called “Hahn’s Homeboyz” begins to criticize…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2011 - 10:40 am

Jerry Stiller And Ann Meara Speak Out About Prop 19

More specifically, they tell us about their use of MariHuana. I’ll bet Ben Stiller is cringing right now.

Ami Angelowicz | November 2, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Meg Whitman Accused Of Employing An Undocumented Maid

Meg Whitman’s undocumented maid claimed in a press conference today that she was fired after she asked the California gubernatorial candidate and her husband for help gaining legal status.

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Hollywood Party Crashing Could Soon Earn You Jail Time

Thanks to movies like “Wedding Crashers” and incidents like the Salahis’ not-so-official invite to the White House, party crashing has become more of an occupation than a form of trespassing.

Kelli Bender | August 18, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Gays Can Marry In California!

Good news! Earlier today, Judge Vaughn Walker lifted the stay imposed on the decision to repeal Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage in California. In other words, gay…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2010 - 8:30 pm

No S**t! A Cuss-Free Week In California

California politicians are getting really creative about ways to make nice. They’re banning swear words for a week. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino created a “Cuss Free” bill after he got inspired…

Ami Angelowicz | February 26, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Michael Jackson’s Memorial Exploited Emotions And Wasted Taxpayer Dollars

I’ve already said that I love Michael Jackson’s music and am very sad that he passed away at far too young of an age. I think it’s terribly sad that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 8, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Could Legalizing Pot Save California From Budget Issues?

This ad, paid for by the Marijuana Policy Project, was rolled out today on TV channels across California. It argues that legalizing marijuana and taxing it is the…

Nikki Dowling | July 8, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Prop 8: The Musical

The passing of Prop 8, the California bill banning gay marriage, has been causing marches, rallies, debates, and now it’s even spawned a musical! With an all-star line…

Simcha | December 3, 2008 - 4:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Same-Sex Marriage, Cynthia Nixon, And A Drunk Groom

California Chief Justice Ronald George says young people are much more tolerant of gay marriage than older generations. [Spiegel]…

Catherine Strawn | June 24, 2008 - 11:30 am

Gay Marriage Legal In CA: Phyllis Lyon & Del Martin Cut The Cake

They did it! Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, the lesbian couple of 55 years that we wrote about yesterday, were the first gay couple to be married under…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Lesbian Couple Of 55 Years Plans To Finally Wed

Congratulations to Phyllis Lyon, 84, and Del Martin, 87, a lesbian couple that has been together for 55 years — they plan to become the first same-sex couple to legally…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 16, 2008 - 4:45 pm

Extravagant And Strange Celeb Gifts

David Beckham recently bought Victoria a vineyard in California’s Napa Valley. Apparently the two developed a passion for wine while they were in Spain (which also happens to be when…

Catherine Strawn | June 2, 2008 - 2:30 pm

How To: Select And Apply Bronzer

Amelia wears a lot of bronzer (some might even say too much), so Trae Bodge, the creative director and founder of Three Custom Color Specialists in New York,…

Catherine Strawn | May 21, 2008 - 1:30 pm