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Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff
ZipRecruiter CEO Ian Siegel on How Employers Are Facing in The Most Competitive Job Market in Years

Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 29:34


Host Spencer Rascoff speaks with Ian Siegel, CEO and co-founder of ZipRecruiter on this episode of Office Hours. ZipRecruiter is an online employment marketplace that uses artificial intelligence to match businesses with job candidates in every industry. More than 1.8 million employers have used ZipRecruiter since its founding in 2010. Ian previously held leadership roles at CitySearch, Stamps.com and Rent.com. He received his B.A. in sociology from Oberlin College. He's now based in Santa Monica, California. His book “Get Hired Now!” is a Wall Street Journal bestseller. 

Retail Retold
EP 172: Feat Clothing in Santa Monica, CA with Taylor Offer

Retail Retold

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 28:05


Taylor Offer opens his first physical retail location in Santa Monica, CA.

John and Ken on Demand
John and Ken Show Hour 2 (05/18)

John and Ken on Demand

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 30:37


John Alle, business owner from Santa Monica on homeless problems LA County gas prices hit a new average high of $6.08 a gallon Stocks plummet as business profits reports show pullbacks

Adaptabilia
Episode 20 - Nicole Surdyka: Why the "Window of Opportunity To Train" is Trash

Adaptabilia

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 80:40


Mason and Chris sat down with Nicole Surdyka to talk about her current role as the Lead Physio at the Red Bull Performance Center in Santa Monica, CA. We discuss  a variety of topics including: Nicole's career path, comparison's between working in professional women's soccer and working with athletes at Red Bull, injury risk reduction and early specialization, communication and education with athletes, why the “window of opportunity to train” is a poor excuse to perform passive treatments, and Nicole's goals for this year and for the upcoming years working with Red Bull. Nicole's Website: https://www.nicolesurdykaphysio.com/Nicole's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.nicolept/?hl=en

On Air With Ryan Seacrest
The Kindness

On Air With Ryan Seacrest

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 45:06


The Morning Hack…Your work meetings will be shorter and you will get more accomplished if you eliminate these! A cafe in Santa Monica is committed to hiring foster youth and spreading kindness! How do you get out of a friend's wedding when it's just too expensive! And what if your mom wanted to date your partner's dad? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The New Dimensions Café
The Hidden References to Enlightenment in Classic Literature - Dean Sluyter - C0552

The New Dimensions Café

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 17:46


Dean Sluyter lived in New Jersey for 33 years where he developed the Literature of Enlightenment Program at the Pingry School and worked with inmates at Northern State Prison and Mountain View Youth Correctional Facility. He now lives in Santa Monica, California and teaches natural methods of meditation and awakening throughout the United States and beyond. He's known for his funny, down to earth style and for making life transforming teachings accessible and easy. He is the author of many books including The Zen Commandments (Tarcher/Putnam 2001). Why the Chicken Crossed the Road and Other Hidden Enlightenment Teachings (Tarcher/Putnam 1998), Cinema Nirvana: Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies (Three Rivers Press 2005), Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice (Tarcher/Penguin 2015), Fear Less: Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Addiction (TarcherPerigee 2018) and The Dharma Bum's Guide to Western Literature (New World Library 2022) Interview Date: 4/1/2022 Tags: Dean Sluyter, J.D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield, Catcher in the Rye, Fanny and Zooey, Glass family, Bhagavad Gita, Krishna, Arjuna, yoga, Venus of Willendorf, Huckleberry Finn, Huck Finn, Mark Twain, cat in the hat, Dr. Seuss, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Oklahoma, poetry, chanting mantras in Sanskrit, Coleridge, Kubla Khan,Meditation, Education, Writing, Art & Creativity, Buddhism

New Dimensions
Awakening to the Deep Wisdom Hidden in Classic Literature - Dean Sluyter - ND3755

New Dimensions

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 57:20


For those of us who are committed to a life of awakening and truth, Sluyter gives us deep insight into the writings of such luminaries as Mark Twain, William Blake, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, J.D. Salinger and many more. You'll not be bored in his class as he takes us deep into the spiritual insights hidden in the writings of these revered literary geniuses. Dean Sluyter lived in New Jersey for 33 years where he developed the Literature of Enlightenment Program at the Pingry School and worked with inmates at Northern State Prison and Mountain View Youth Correctional Facility. He now lives in Santa Monica, California and teaches natural methods of meditation and awakening throughout the United States and beyond. He's known for his funny, down-to-earth style and for making life-transforming teachings accessible and easy. He is the author of many books including The Zen Commandments (Tarcher/Putnam 2001), Why the Chicken Crossed the Road and Other Hidden Enlightenment Teachings (Tarcher/Putnam 1998), Cinema Nirvana: Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies (Three Rivers Press 2005), Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice (Tarcher/Penguin 2015) Fear Less: Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Addiction (TarcherPerigee 2018) and The Dharma Bum's Guide to Western Literature (New World Library 2022)Interview Date: 4/1/2022 Tags: MP3, Dean Sluyter, William Blake, Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn, Gary Synder, Jack Kerouac, Poetry, Ernest Hemingway, Haiku, Basho, kenshō, Big Two-Hearted River, PTSD, Farewell to Arms, To the Lighthouse, Anattā, non-self, Dr. Suess, Cat in the Hat, Caravaggio's Calling of St. Matthew, J.D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield, Seymour Glass, Glass Family stories, Gautama Buddha, Meditation, Education, Writing, Art & Creativity, Buddhism

Journey to Personal Excellence
Ep. 122 - The Do It All Be It All WOMAN

Journey to Personal Excellence

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 46:52


Lindsey is an award-winning CFO, and financial and visionary leader, providing business owners with proven financial guidance and operational strategies to facilitate exponential business growth.   Lindsey currently serves as an independent financial consultant to business founders. She is also the Co-Founder of Curls Poppin (CurlsPoppin.com) and the creator of PlanSecurely.com (a digital life organization software - in beta mode).   Lindsey has served as the Chief Financial Officer for J Public Relations, Inc. an award-winning PR Agency where she has been instrumental in managing their financial growth from $750k to $14M+ in annual revenue while growing headcount from 7 to 75+ employees and expanding the business from San Diego to Santa Monica, New York, and London. Her expertise includes leading an international acquisition for the agency.   Lindsey has collaborated with clients ranging from startups and small businesses to large corporations. She has served as the CFO for a successful money management firm (AUM = $250M) where she managed all financial and business operations, as well as compliance and investor relations.   Beyond all of these major business accomplishments, Lindsey is also a mother of 4 boys, a wife, and such a compassionate leader. She is such an inspiration to all that you do not have to choose between motherhood, the relationship, or the success...YOU CAN LITERALLY HAVE IT ALL!

The Passive Income MD Podcast
#107 Interview with ChristinaLA

The Passive Income MD Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 25:12


Welcome Vincent Chan of ChristinaLA to Passive Income MD Podcast! Vincent Chan is the Chief Operating Officer of Christina. He is responsible for establishing financial & operational policy, & working closely with the Christina management team to execute strategies & business plans. Christina is a Malibu-based real estate developer, manager, & sponsor founded in 1977. For 45+ years the firm has made investments in the Westside Region of Los Angeles, primarily via 8 submarkets including Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Century City, Malibu, Santa Monica, Silicon Beach, West Hollywood, & Westwood.  Christina provides accredited investors with the opportunity to own coveted investment properties in these ultra-prime neighborhoods that would otherwise be unobtainable.  The firm has been featured in Bloomberg, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, & Yahoo Finance. Visit ChristinaLA.com to learn more.

Entertainment(x)
Tiler Peck ”It's Okay To Say No”

Entertainment(x)

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 18:58


Tiler Peck (IG:@tilerpeck) was born in Bakersfield, California. She began her dance training at the age of two at her mother's dance studio, Bakersfield Dance Company. At the age of seven, she began studying privately with former Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Alla Khaniashvili in Hollywood. At the age of 11 she began studying at Conjunctive Point in Culver City, California, with former New York City Ballet dancers Colleen and Patricia Neary. During this time, she also studied with former NYCB principal Yvonne Mounsey at Westside School of Ballet in Santa Monica. At the age of 12, Ms. Peck entered the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, for most of the 2000-2001 Winter Term. She returned to SAB during the summers of 2002 and 2003, and that fall began as a full-time student. In September 2004, Ms. Peck became an apprentice with New York City Ballet. In February 2005 she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. She was promoted to soloist in December 2006 and principal dancer in October 2009.

Knead to Know
#57: Salted vs Unsalted Butter, Do NOT Over Mix, and More!

Knead to Know

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 29:23


Today, Gina & Gemma are discussing the sin of over mixing — when it comes to batters specifically. Plus: Banana Bread. Egg Sizes. Overbaking. Dough conditioner. Salted vs Unsalted Butter.Welcome to Knead to Know, your go-to podcast getting to the bottom of baking trends, baking entertainment, and more! Listen as Gina Brazão, a learning baker, pairs up with professional chef Gemma Stafford from Bigger Bolder Baking and her years of expertise to ask the questions everyone wants to know when it comes to the world's favorite pastime. SUBSCRIBE to the Bold Baking Academy here!Fans: please rate and review! If you leave a 5-star review, it might be read on the next episode!Get more Bigger Bolder Baking and the Bold Baking Network!Website: www.biggerbolderbaking.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GemmaStaffordFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/BiggerBolderBakingInstagram: www.instagram.com/biggerbolderbakingTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@biggerbolderbakingWe'd love to feature your brand! Contact kevin@biggerbolderbaking.com for advertising and sponsorship opportunities with the subject “K2K Sponsor”ABOUT GEMMA STAFFORDGemma Stafford is an Irish-born chef, best-selling cookbook author, and host of the hit online baking show Bigger Bolder Baking. Gemma helps anyone bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with her chef-tested recipes and techniques that take the fear out of baking. Her videos have been viewed more than 350 million times and she has more than 8 million fans (“Bold Bakers”) online. She has been featured on numerous TV shows and as a guest judge on the Food Network's Best Baker in America and Nailed It! on Netflix. Every day Gemma connects with her millions of fans online via YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and her website www.biggerbolderbaking.com. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband and producer, Kevin, new baby, George, and dog, Waffles.ABOUT THE BOLD BAKING NETWORKThe Bold Baking Network is your #1 authority for everything baking. The Network is led by Chef Gemma Stafford, co-creator & host of Bigger Bolder Baking, and co-creator & Executive Producer Kevin Kurtz. Our mission is to bring you the most diverse voices from baking experts and enthusiasts to help anyone bake with confidence anytime, anywhere.#baking #bakingpodcast #boldbakingacademy #bakingscience #chocolate #deefrancis

Inside the Daily Press
Reporter's notebook: ballots are out

Inside the Daily Press

Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 22:22


In this week's episode of The Reporter's Notebook Clara talks about the City's new investments to fight homelessness and the prospect of a behavioral health center being built in Santa Monica. Emily talks about artistic happenings around town as well as the three part voter guide she and Editor in Chief Matt Hall have been preparing.

Queens of the Mines
Bridget “Biddy” Mason The Grandmother of Los Angeles

Queens of the Mines

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 31:06


 Today we are going to talk about Bridget “Biddy” Mason, the grandmother of Los Angeles, one of the most influential Black women in California. She overcame unimaginable prejudice and inequity and was one of the first prominent landowning citizens of Los Angeles. Briget was born into slavery in Georgia on August 15 of 1818. Her parents were of mixed African American and Native American descent. She wasn't given a last name. Because of this common practice with slaves, many African Americans can only go back so far in their ancestry. Stolen. One of her several slaveholders in Georgia and South Carolina started calling her Biddy. Biddy spent much of her childhood enslaved on John Smithson's plantation in South Carolina, performing tasks in the cotton fields, the South's most important crop. Biddy was forbidden to learn to read or write but she learned about herbs and midwifery from the older enslaved women. Smithson gave her, two other female house servants, and a blacksmith as a wedding gift to his cousins, Robert and Rebecca Smith. The Smiths were successful landowners in Logtown, Mississippi. Biddy was 18. Smith was Mormon convert who cultivated cotton and traded slaves. Although, Mormons were better known as opponents of slavery.  For the Smith family, Biddy did domestic work, toiled hard in the cotton fields and performed farm labor. At other times, she worked as a midwife and house nurse — a job she liked. Biddy took care of Rebecca Smith, who was often ill and helped her during the birth of her six children.  During her years in Mississippi, Biddy gave birth to Ellen, Ann and Harriet, aged ten, four, and a newborn. It's likely that Smith himself fathered these children. Like countless other enslaved women, Biddy was almost certainly the victim of sexual violence. In 1848, Smith decided to follow the call of the church with his fellow Mississippi Saints in the great Mormon Exodus to Utah. He moved his family and his 14 slaves west to the Salt Lake Valley where Joseph Smith established a new Mormon community seventeen years prior. The area was still part of Mexico at the time but would soon become Utah.   Smith, his wife and children sat in the wagon on the journey while  Biddy, her daughters and the other slaves walked barefoot behind the 300 wagon caravan. Biddy was in charge of herding the animals for the 1,700 mile trek.   While they walked from Mississippi through Illinois and Colorado towards Salt Lake City, Biddy had a ton of responsibilities, including herding the cattle, preparing and serving the campfire meals and setting up and breaking down camp. All this while acting as the midwife and herbalist for the party, and still tending to her three young daughters. The trail must have been disturbing, frightening and strange. There were moments when surely there was a chance to escape, and for this reason, Biddy's value increased on the trail. With young children, she didn't have the option to leave. They lived in Utah for three years until Governor Brigham Young authorized another Mormon community, this time in San Bernardino. Brigham Young warned Smith that California, had been admitted to the Union as a free, non-slave state the year prior. Smith ignored his warnings and set out with his family and slaves and a 150-wagon caravan in 1851, to establish the Mormon settlement and extend the reach of his Church.  When Smith arrived in San Bernardino, he became one of the counselors to the bishop and owned a very large property. He was among the wealthiest settlers in San Bernardino. Held in bondage in the Mormon colony were dozens of African Americans as well as an untold number of local Native Americans, as well as an untold number of local Native Americans. San Bernardino was built, in part, by enslaved laborers like Biddy. Even though California was technically a free state, it was a land made up of unfree laborers of various kinds. Many indigenous people weer being forced to work in the Los Angeles "slave mart." This "slave mart" was the second most important source of municipal revenue in Los Angeles after the sale of licenses for saloons and gambling venues. On the weekends, local authorities would seek out and arrest intoxicated natives on dubious vagrancy charges. The Native Americans were thrown in a pen, and their labor for the coming week was auctioned off. If they were paid at the end of that week at all, they were usually paid in alcohol so they could get drunk, be arrested and continue the cycle.  In California, Biddy met two sets of couples who were free blacks. Charles and Elizabeth Flake Rowan and Robert and Minnie Owens. They urged her to legally contest her slave status in California. But she did not. Biddy remained enslaved in a “free” state for five more years as Smith maintained his southern way of life in California. He found himself increasingly at odds with fellow colonists and his own church who favorably disposed toward the practice of slavery. In 1855, the leaders of the Mormon colony in San Bernardino thought they were paying top dollar for 80,000 acres of land but had purchased only 35,000 acres. Fine print fuck up. When the colony sued the people who had sold them the land, they lost. The court allowed them to choose up to 35,000 acres anywhere in the larger area. The church chose Smith's ranch. It was turned over to them without any compensation and Smith was pissed. Without his property in California and in fear of losing his slaves, he sold off his cattle and conspired a plan to quietly leave the colony and move to Texas. Biddy and her fellow slaves did not trust Smith and they feared they were going to be sold and separated from their children. Smith lied to Biddy, promising her and her family's freedom in Texas. He needed her cooperation to get there and considered her valuable property. Without his land, he needed a place for them to all stay as he secured provisions for the ride east. He chose a camp of settlers originally from the American South in the Santa Monica Hills. Surely a more hospitable place for a slaveholder than Mormn san Bernardino.  One of Biddy's daughters was romantically involved with the Owens son. In December, Robert Owens and Elizabeth Rowan tipped off the local authorities. There was a group of Black Americans that were being illegally held in Santa Monica Canyon and they were about to be taken across state lines to the slave state of Texas. The sheriffs from San Bernardino and Los Angeles approached Judge Benjamin Hayes. Hayes issued a writ of habeas corpus, widely used against slaveholders in free states. Late on the night of New Year's Eve 1855, as Los Angeles residents celebrated the new year, sheriffs raided Smith's camp in the Santa Monica mountains.  Biddy's children were taken into protective custody at the city jail at the corner of Spring and Franklin Streets in downtown L.A. They let Biddy stay with the Owens family. Judge Hayes ordered Smith to bear all costs associated with the case and caring for those placed in guardianship of the sheriffs as they prepared for trial.  Los Angeles was then still a small town and the three day court hearing, starting on January 19, 1856 was a huge event.   Smith argued that Biddy and the rest of his slaves wished to go to Texas with him. Under state law, Black Americans could not testify against white Americans. Judge Hayes brought Biddy  and her eldest daughters into his chambers along with two trustworthy local gentlemen who acted as observers. Hayes asked Biddy if she was willingly leaving for Texas and Biddy told him, “I always do what I have been told, but I have always been afraid of this trip to Texas.”  Biddy also told the judge about the kind of treatment they had been subjected to over the years. Hannah, who was one of the women enslaved by Smith, gave an unbelievably damaging testimony in the courtroom. She reluctantly said that she wanted to go to Texas. There were long silences. Hannah had given birth to a baby boy only two weeks earlier and was terrified of what Smith would do to her if she refused to go with him to Texas. Hayes sent the San Bernardino sheriff up to talk with her and she said, I promised I would say in court that I wanted to go but I don't want to go. If you bring me back to court, I'll say I want to go but I don't want to go. The sheriff returned with an affidavit saying that, in fact, she did not want to go. Smith's behavior before and during the course of the hearing made it clear she had good reason to be afraid. It was awful. He threatened the Owens family, a neighborhood grocer and a doctor in the courtroom yelling “If this case isn't resolved on Southern principles, all people of color will pay the price.” A gang of Smith's sons and workers went to the jail and tried to intimidate the jailer and lure Biddy's daughters away from the jail with alcohol. Biddy's lawyer abruptly withdrew from the case after being  threatened and offered a bribe of $200.  Judge Hayes was furious with Smith, and clearly rattled by what he had heard. His family was behaving like thugs. Robert Smith was lying about trying to take them out of California and this disturbed Hayes. Smith, who was not being held, was a no-show on the last day of the trial, Monday, January 21. He ran off to Texas. He knew his reputation was ruined and was unwilling to pay court costs. Judge Hayes stated "all the said persons of color are entitled to their freedom and are free and cannot be held in slavery or involuntary servitude, unless for the punishment of crimes, shall ever be tolerated in this State. It is therefore argued that they are entitled to their freedom and are free forever."    Amasa Mason Lyman was the mayor of San Bernardino and a Mormon Apostle. Biddy was a friend of Lyman and was fond of the Lyman family. Biddy took the surname Mason. It was her first last name.  With Smith gone, her daughters were released from protective custody and Mason moved her family into the Owens family home. They were now citizens in rough-and-tumble Los Angeles, where only around 80 of its 4,000 residents were Black. Her oldest daughter, Ellen, married the Owens' son, Charles. Owing to her experience and quality of work, she became one of the most popular midwives of that state, using the skills she learned as a slave.  Judge Hayes had a brother-in-law famous for being one of the first formally trained doctors in Southern California. Dr. John Strother Griffin, the “Father of East Los Angeles”. Griffin was impressed with her nursing skills and hired her as a nurse and midwife. She made $2.50 per day. That would be about $85 dollars in 2022. About 10 bucks a day for an 8 hour day. Griffin's office was on Main Street in the same county building as the jail in which she'd taken refuge with the 13 other enslaved people fighting for freedom. She offered her services to the prisoners free of charge. Biddy delivered hundreds of babies in Los Angeles and braved a smallpox epidemic, risking her life to tend to the sick. In her big black medicine bag, she carried the tools of her trade, and the papers Judge Hays had given her affirming that she was free. Biddy Mason worked as a midwife for ten years, saving her earnings carefully. When she was 48, she purchased her own property on the outskirts of Los Angeles where there were more gardens and vineyards than paved streets. She was the first African American woman to buy property in Los Angeles. It had a water ditch, and a willow fence running around the plot. Two lots for $250. Mason initially used the land for gardening and lived with the Owens. This purchase made her one of the first pioneers of Los Angeles. A remarkable feat for a woman who had spent the first 37 years of her life enslaved.  In her home, she established the city's first child care center for working parents. The First African Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest African American church in the city. It was established on her Spring Street property. The initial meetings were held in Mason's home in 1872. She paid taxes and all expenses on church property to hold it for her people. The permanent church was eventually erected on land she donated at Eighth and Towne. Mason was quickly beloved and “known by every citizen” as “Aunt Biddy.”   She was also well received in the Los Angeles Spanish-speaking community. She could not read or write, but had become a fluent Spanish-speaker. She befriended Pio Pico, Mexico's last governor in California. Pico, Owens and Griffin were involved in real estate and all encouraged her to invest her money wisely and purchase property. Biddy invested in real estate in what is now the heart of downtown L.A. Finally, in 1884 Mason finally moved to her own land at 311 Spring Street and what is now Broadway. On one of the two lots, she built a two-story brick building which she rented the first floor to commercial interests and lived in an apartment on the second. Los Angeles was booming, and rural Spring Street was becoming crowded with shops and boarding houses. She sold the north lot for $1,500. A gain of nearly $13,000 today. She sold a property she had purchased on Olive Street for $375 in 1868, for $2,800. $82,000 today. Basically, in 1884, Biddy had over a 100,000 year in today's numbers. There were dirt streets and unpaved sidewalks, with curbs and gutters. The drainage system was primitive. Water was still channeled through the city through open ditches and bricklaid channels. Only fifteen streets had sewers running below their surface via riveted iron pipes. Three hundred foot tall poles holding electric lights had recently been erected on the major streets, illuminating with 3,000 candle power. Early that year, storms in February of 1884 caused the Los Angeles River to swell and cut new channels and the city's streets began to flood. The Aliso Street Bridge broke in two, part of the bridge was pushed down the river with half a dozen homes and they all lodged against the First Street Bridge,  creating a dam. The water rose, the river overflowed its banks and flooded the streets. Finally, the pressure from the rising water and the piled up homes and portion of bridge was too much for the First Street Bridge.  The west bank eroded when the First Street Bridge collapsed and thirty-five more houses were carried away. Along the riverbed, people sifted through the debris. Cradles, baby wagons, doors, cupboards, fences, pigs. Looking for something. Someone. Brooms, chickens, orange trees, beds. It was a dreadful sight. People were killed. Obviously, city lighting could not slow fooding, but it would aid in the recovery from the storm that had put a third of the city under water for hours. After the flood, Biddy arranged a deal with a grocer on Fourth and Spring. All of the families who lost their home were able to sign off for all of their groceries. Biddy Mason would pay the tab. Biddy owned land on San Pedro Street in Little Tokyo and was renting to over twenty tenants on three large plots near the now Grand Central Market. For the next three decades, she continued her real estate venture,  participating in the frontier town's transformation into an emerging metropolis. She used her wealth, a fortune of $300,000, the equivalent to $9.5 million in 2022 to feed and shelter the poor. She would visit the jail to leave a token and a prayerful hope with every prisoner. She opened a foster home, an elementary school for black children and a traveler's aid center. She was charming, effective and was deeply appreciated. In so many ways, she became the backbone of society. She helped her family buy properties around the city. She deeded a portion of her remaining Spring Street property to her grandsons “for the sum of love and affection and ten dollars.” She signed the deed with her customary fancy “X.” Still, never learning to read or write. Too busy making that cash.  Her success enabled her to support her extended family for generations.  Los Angeles had become a bustling city with 50,000 residents in the late 1880's. She was so well-known, at dawn each morning, a line would form in front of Mason's gate. Swarming with people in need of assistance. Her neighborhood developed quickly around her homestead and by the early 1890s, the main financial district of Los Angeles was one block from Mason's property. As she grew old and became too ill to see visitors, her grandson Robert was forced to turn people away each morning.  On January 15, 1891 Bridget “Biddy” Mason died at her beloved homestead in Los Angeles. She was 73 years old, one of the wealthiest Black women in the country. When she was buried at the Evergreen Cemetery in Boyle Heights, her grave was left unmarked. The family held onto Mason's cherished “first homestead” until the Depression. Today the Broadway Spring Center Parking garage stands on the site.  Ninety-Seven years after her death, L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley, and members of the church she founded held a ceremony, during which her grave was finally marked with a tombstone. Biddy Mason Memorial Park in downtown Los Angeles was erected one year later in her honor. Behind the Bradbury Building near Third and Spring, a memorial on an 80-foot-long poured concrete wall shows the timeline of Biddy Mason's life. November 16 was declared “Biddy Mason Day” in Los Angeles. Jackie Broxton said this, "She showed people what could happen when they were free and could set their own destiny". Jackie Broxton is the CEO & President of the Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation. The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation was established in 2013 and began as an outreach ministry of the church Biddy founded. The Foundation caters to current and former foster youth in the local community. It should also be noted that Biddy's success story was the exception and not the rule. I believe that she attained so much, because she gave so much. As she navigated multiple levels of oppression, Biddy advocated for her community. When it comes to movements advancing our communities, culture, and policies in more equitable directions, it seems that women have always been at the forefront. Biddy Mason once said, “If you hold your hand closed, nothing good can come in. The open hand is blessed, for it gives in abundance, even as it receives.” She is an inspiration that when given the support and opportunity, it is possible to overcome even the toughest of circumstances. Her story is one of resilience, compassion, and triumph. The fight continues today against the inherited systemic racism, sexism, and each and every intersection.  Sources: Los Angeles Almanac  Free Forever: The Contentious Hearing That Made Biddy Mason A Legend By  Hadley Meares The Life of Biddy Mason: From Slave to a Master by Fareeha Arshad Biddy Mason Collaborative National Park Service Biddy Mason: One of LA's first black real estate moguls By Hadley Meares Los Angeles Western Corral Honoring the legacy and 200th birthday of slave-turned-entrepreneur Biddy Mason by Michael Livingston Negro Trail-Blazers of California by Delilah Beasley  The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History by Dolores Hayden https://kentakepage.com/bridget-biddy-mason/ Bridget "Biddy" Mason: From Bondage to Wealth - Kentake Page Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation  

Inside the Daily Press
The Dive: prosecuting misdemeanors

Inside the Daily Press

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 47:51


We talk with Jenna Grigsby from the Santa Monica City Attorney's office about her work prosecuting misdemeanor crimes for the City.

This Song Is Yours
Luke Steele

This Song Is Yours

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 29:38


Whether you know him from Empire of the Sun or The Sleepy Jackson, you most likely know his music. He's worked with artists like Daniel Johns, Beyonce & Usher, and today, the one and only Luke Steele makes his return to This Song Is Yours. The prolific musician is releasing his first-ever solo record today, entitled Listen To The Water. In today's episode, we're speaking with Luke about the current state of the music world, moving out of Santa Monica for quieter pastures, how the Super Bowl inspired some of the quieter moments on this record, and whether or not we can expect a Sleepy Jackson reunion anytime soon.You can buy Listen To The Water here.You can listen to Luke Steele here.Luke Steele Instagram: @lukesteeleLuke Steele Facebook: @lukesteeleThanks again to Luke Steele for his time. We also want to give a special shout out to Mariam at EMI Music Australia for her assistance with this episode.You can help support This Song Is Yours at our Patreon here.You can follow us on the socials below:TSIY Insta: @thissongisyoursTSIY FB: @thissongisyoursTSIY TikTok: @thissongisyours See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

CivitasLA
Ep #65: Journaling Los Angeles | Alex Valente, SVP, Trammell Crow Company

CivitasLA

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 50:50


With a goal to better understand the diverse communities and property types he was responsible for building across the region as a developer, Alex Valente, SVP, Trammell Crow Company, joins CivitasLA and shares his unique experience during the pandemic of decamping from his home and living in five different neighborhoods and multi-family property types across the region (over the course of 18 months!) Hear Alex's journey as he experienced the distinct communities of Marina Del Rey, Chinatown/El Puebo, Bunker Hill, Koreatown, Santa Monica, and then Hollywood. Alex shares his take on these very different communities; perspectives on Los Angeles; and lessons learned and how it informs his work as a developer. To learn more, please visit Trammell Crow Company at www.trammellcrow.com. And to learn more about CivitasLA, we invite you to visit www.CivitasLA.com. And we hope you'll rate and review our show; and connect with us on Facebook (@CivitasLA), Instagram (@Civitas_LA) and Twitter (@Civitas_LA).

Knead to Know
#56: Introducing... The Bold Baking Cookbook Club!

Knead to Know

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 36:46


Welcome to Knead to Know, your go-to podcast getting to the bottom of baking trends, baking entertainment, and more! Listen as Gina Brazão, a learning baker, pairs up with professional chef Gemma Stafford from Bigger Bolder Baking and her years of expertise to ask the questions everyone wants to know when it comes to the world's favorite pastime. Today, Gina & Gemma are joined by Dee Francis, the creator of OneSarcasticBaker.com and author of the brand new cookbook Baking Science. Dee is an Israeli-born baker with a love for the "why" behind one of the globe's favorite pastimes — and she's one of our very one Bold Baking Network experts.Baking Science is our very first Bold Baking Cookbook Club selection, so grab your headphones and listen in on this incredible discussion around everything from aging flour to chocolate "blooming!"BUY Dee's Baking Science cookbook right here!  (We may earn a small commission from certain affiliate links in general.)SUBSCRIBE to the Bold Baking Academy here!Fans: please rate and review! If you leave a 5-star review, it might be read on the next episode!Get more Bigger Bolder Baking and the Bold Baking Network!Website: www.biggerbolderbaking.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GemmaStaffordFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/BiggerBolderBakingInstagram: www.instagram.com/biggerbolderbakingTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@biggerbolderbakingWe'd love to feature your brand! Contact kevin@biggerbolderbaking.com for advertising and sponsorship opportunities with the subject “K2K Sponsor”ABOUT GEMMA STAFFORDGemma Stafford is an Irish-born chef, best-selling cookbook author, and host of the hit online baking show Bigger Bolder Baking. Gemma helps anyone bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with her chef-tested recipes and techniques that take the fear out of baking. Her videos have been viewed more than 350 million times and she has more than 8 million fans (“Bold Bakers”) online. She has been featured on numerous TV shows and as a guest judge on the Food Network's Best Baker in America and Nailed It! on Netflix. Every day Gemma connects with her millions of fans online via YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and her website www.biggerbolderbaking.com. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband and producer, Kevin, new baby, George, and dog, Waffles.ABOUT THE BOLD BAKING NETWORKThe Bold Baking Network is your #1 authority for everything baking. The Network is led by Chef Gemma Stafford, co-creator & host of Bigger Bolder Baking, and co-creator & Executive Producer Kevin Kurtz. Our mission is to bring you the most diverse voices from baking experts and enthusiasts to help anyone bake with confidence anytime, anywhere.#baking #bakingpodcast #boldbakingacademy #bakingscience #chocolate #deefrancis

Linda's Bumpy Ride on Bumpy Road
Batman, Riddler, & Moth

Linda's Bumpy Ride on Bumpy Road

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 30:28


HI to my Friends, Fans and Followers.I'm thinking about all of you with lots of Excitement, Humor, Drama, and how we will soon be traveling across the globe to foreign lands.. I'll be sharing my real life adventures that will surprise and possibly frighten some of you, as it did me, but know this ... I Am, without question, Very Much Alive! No doubt you definitely will get to know me in many ways during my life adventures that I haven't disclosed to anyone other than very close family members due to the dangerous encounters that came my way because of my naivety and lack of experience. So stay with me on Linda's Bumpy Ride.Although before we go there, let's dip into some wildly crazy and fun experiences while visiting one of yours and my favorite shows "BATMAN" ... !!!I know so, so many of us recall the excitement we felt in looking forward to the amazing BATMAN TV Series bi-weekly in 1966. Therefore Riddler & Moth will be featured in this week's 5th Episode "Ring of Wax" Part 1 and Give Em The Axe" Part 2 ... Whoa, Here We Go !!!Closing my eyes, I have vivid memories of being introduced to many on the set of BATMAN and how thrilled I was to be cast in that show. After all, it was one of the highest rated and most watched shows on television.I'll begin by saying the Director, James Clark, was wonderful and extremely respected by everyone. On the first day I was introduced to Adam West, aka BATMAN who was filled with warm smiles and glittering eyes as if he'd known me for ages. He was also helpful as he would ask if I had any questions and if there was anything in particular that I needed. Although it was only my first time on Batman, I remember that he seemed to go out of his way to want to accommodate and help me and thinking to myself what a delightful experience it was indeed.... Hummmm !!!I want to say that many years later I would jog all around Santa Monica, up and down San Vicente and see fellow joggers there like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver (one of the Kennedy family) and also, surprisingly Adam West who had become Honorary Mayor of Pacific Palisades. Those who jogged in that area knew the stairs 180 and then after exercise, many of us would go to Patricks cafe in the canyon but right on PCH Pacific Coast Hwy and have coffee, breakfast or lunch, etc. , Just an amazing time!Next, Burt Ward as the smiley faced Robin could not have been nicer and loved to joke with everyone. A genuinely fun and good guy.A little while later I met Frank Gorshin who seemed as if he'd already slipped into and become his extraordinary character. So, let me start by saying the Riddler was without doubt an amazing and exciting trip for me and I want to say a wildly and different experience for sure. Please keep in mind that although young, I was quite at home with my fellow actors and soon felt the unusual MOTH character taking over and somehow discarding the Linda I normally knew in day to day life.Sounds weird I know but when you're an actor unusual moods come about and BOOM, you're transformed into the character you've been hired to play and to be. Let me give you an example of what I mean; Toward the end of Part II, did I "accidentally" Fall into the coffin OR did I fall in "ON PURPOSE"? So my friends, Ponder that question.Frank Gorshin was a very different person, far different than anyone I had ever met in my life. During the time we spent working together, he was fully and completely in character, meaning "HE WAS THE RIDDLER"!Frankly & kind of Sadly, I, myself, Never REALLY Knew or was able to meet the Real Frank Gorshin although after seeing him as a guest on late night TV shows. I actually did see a part of Frank Gorshin that would briefly reveal itself, I mean the real deep down Frank Gorshin who was wonderful would almost immediately Snap into being Jerry Lewis, or begin to talk and sing like Frank Sinatra.

Inside the Daily Press
Reporter's Notebook: Homeless count results

Inside the Daily Press

Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 24:04


In this week's episode of the Reporter's Notebook Clara and Emily discuss the results of the 2022 Santa Monica homeless count and their implications for the city. Plus, Emily talks about the police department's new drone technology and Clara shares the story of the foreign dancers who fled Russia and are performing in Santa Monica this weekend.

On Air With Ryan Seacrest
The Donor with Jack Harlow and Gabriel Iglesias

On Air With Ryan Seacrest

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 46:45


The Morning Hack…If you overdid it celebrating Cinco De Mayo today...you'll want to eat this for breakfast. It will counteract the effects of whatever you did!!! Jack Harlow is blowing up! We've got a lot to talk to this guy about…he joins us! Connie Seacrest checks in to kick off Mother's Day weekend! Gabriel Iglesias talks about bring the first comedian to sell out Dodger Stadium! A Hometown Hustler out of Silver Lake! It's a brother and sister who started making pizza and baked goods for their neighbors during the pandemic! He's a 30-year-old from Santa Monica who has fathered 47 kids…and is looking for love. And Sam Rubin from KTLA checks in about his recent transformation! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Padre Podcast
Santa Monica?

Dear Padre Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 18:23


And Mount Sinai! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dearpadre/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dearpadre/support

At Home with Linda & Drew Scott
Stem Cells, Cord Blood and Tissue, Oh My! with Dr. Jaime Shamonki

At Home with Linda & Drew Scott

Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 39:54


We've received a lot of great advice from friends and family as we prep to welcome our first baby! One of our friends told us about cord blood storage - something we knew nothing about. After looking into it, we decided to hop on a chat with Dr. Jaime Shamonki, Chief Medical Officer at Cord Blood Registry, to talk all about the science and the why behind collecting and storing our baby's cord blood and tissue. Dr. Jaime Shamonki is a mom of two. She trained in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical College and has completed fellowships at Weill Cornell as well as the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to joining Generate Life Sciences, Dr. Shamonki developed expertise in women's health and clinical laboratory medicine, serving as the Director of Breast Pathology and Blood Bank Medical Director at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA, and as an Assistant Professor at the John Wayne Cancer Institute. Connect with Dr. Jaimie ShamonkiIG:@ShamonkiMDhttps://www.instagram.com/shamonkimd/@CordBloodRegistryhttps://www.instagram.com/cordbloodregistry/Use promo code HOME for over 50% savings on cord blood and cord tissue bundle with 1st year of storage. https://www.cordblood.comTHANK YOU TO OUR FRIENDS AT ADT for making it possible for us to share these stories in a safe and secure place, At Home. https://www.adt.com/AtHomeText 310-496-8667 with your questions for #AtHomePodcast !If you've enjoyed this podcast, please subscribe, rate and share with a friend! Thank you for being a part of the At Home community! Connect with Linda & Drew: instagram.com/athomeinstagram.com/imlindorkinstagram.com/mrdrewscott#AtHome PodcastTHEME SONG BY: Victoria Shawwww.instagram.com/VictoriaShawMusic Chad Carlsonwww.instagram.com/ChadCarlsonMusic MUSIC COMPOSED AND PRODUCED BY:Rick Russohttps://www.instagram.com/rickrussomusicSpecial thanks to all our At Home homies: PRODUCERS:Brandon AngelenoHanna PhanPOST AUDIO ENGINEER:Chris CobainNicole SchacterWEBSITE:Wesley FriendSERIES PHOTOGRAPHER: Dennys Ilicwww.instagram.com/dennydennSponsored by:ADT: It's important to have not just a beautiful home -- but a smart and safer home.https://www.adt.com/AtHomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Recovery Radio
Managing Our Relationships to Technology (with Don Grant)

Recovery Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 75:24


Welcome back to another episode of the Landmark Recovery Podcast! We are kicking off the month of May with a new theme, What is Success? May is also Mental Health Awareness Month, so we are really looking forward to the topics we have for you this month. In this episode of the Landmark Recovery Podcast, Dr. Don Grant and Michael Walsh discuss technology addiction and how the use of technology influences our everyday life. -- Dr. Grant is an internationally award-winning media psychologist, published researcher, Doctoral Addictions Counselor, and educator with specific expertise in technology's impact on mental health. He is President of the American Psychological Association Division 46 (The Society for Media Psychology & Technology), and Chair of both APA's “Device Management & Intelligence” and “Strategic Planning” Committees. He is also Executive Director of Outpatient Services for Newport Healthcare, which recently launched their new PHP/IOP adolescent treatment program under his leadership in Santa Monica, California. Dr. Grant designs, presents, and facilitates “Healthy Device Management” and “Good Digital Citizenship” treatment strategy and educational training workshops for clinicians, educators, parents, and school communities. Last summer, Dr. Grant was invited to join the APA Coalition for Psychology in Schools & Education, which was commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control to create a series of adolescent psychology focused support manuals on behalf of the DASH funded APA Safe and Supportive Schools Primers Project. Don and his team completed the last of these manuals in October, with the entire series soon to be distributed by the CDC to schools, administrators, and educators nationwide. Don's current research includes investigations of potential effects of social media, cyberbullying, and device driven attachment bonds on adolescents, teens, young adults, families, and our culture/relationships-at-large. -- This podcast is a production of Landmark Recovery, which offers treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. If you or someone you know needs help with substance abuse, please call Landmark Recovery at 888-448-0302.

One Funny Morning...with Dena Blizzard
One Funny Morning- April 6th Live from Santa Monica Part 2

One Funny Morning...with Dena Blizzard

Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 27:45


One Funny Morning...with Dena Blizzard
One Funny Morning- April 5th LIVE from Santa Monica!

One Funny Morning...with Dena Blizzard

Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 43:37


Knead to Know
#55: Always Do This For Brownies

Knead to Know

Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 31:43


Brownies tips — and essential steps not to miss for baking in general! Oh, and how to get that perfect crinkle top. Also: Parsnips and untraditional cake flavors, muffins, and more!Welcome to Knead to Know, your go-to podcast getting to the bottom of baking trends, baking entertainment, and more! Listen as Gina Brazão, a learning baker, pairs up with professional chef Gemma Stafford from Bigger Bolder Baking and her years of expertise to ask the questions everyone wants to know when it comes to the world's favorite pastime. SUBSCRIBE to the Bold Baking Academy here!Fans: please rate and review! If you leave a 5-star review, it might be read on the next episode!Get more Bigger Bolder Baking and the Bold Baking Network!Website: www.biggerbolderbaking.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GemmaStaffordFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/BiggerBolderBakingInstagram: www.instagram.com/biggerbolderbakingTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@biggerbolderbakingWe'd love to feature your brand! Contact kevin@biggerbolderbaking.com for advertising and sponsorship opportunities with the subject “K2K Sponsor”ABOUT GEMMA STAFFORDGemma Stafford is an Irish-born chef, best-selling cookbook author, and host of the hit online baking show Bigger Bolder Baking. Gemma helps anyone bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with her chef-tested recipes and techniques that take the fear out of baking. Her videos have been viewed more than 350 million times and she has more than 8 million fans (“Bold Bakers”) online. She has been featured on numerous TV shows and as a guest judge on the Food Network's Best Baker in America and Nailed It! on Netflix. Every day Gemma connects with her millions of fans online via YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and her website www.biggerbolderbaking.com. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband and producer, Kevin, new baby, George, and dog, Waffles.ABOUT THE BOLD BAKING NETWORKThe Bold Baking Network is your #1 authority for everything baking. The Network is led by Chef Gemma Stafford, co-creator & host of Bigger Bolder Baking, and co-creator & Executive Producer Kevin Kurtz. Our mission is to bring you the most diverse voices from baking experts and enthusiasts to help anyone bake with confidence anytime, anywhere.#baking #bakingpodcast #boldbakingacademy #brownies #cakes #muffins

Purdy's Podcast
Purdy's Podcast: World War 1 and the Treaty of Versailles

Purdy's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 53:28


Introduced by Avalon Purdy and narrated by the author William C. Purdy, Ph.D. Recorded Sunday, April 30, 2022 in Santa Monica, California.

Inside the Daily Press
Reporter's Notebook: One business closes, another one opens

Inside the Daily Press

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 11:31


In this week's episode of the Reporter's Notebook reporter Clara Harter chats with Editor in Chief Matt Hall. Clara talks about the sudden resignation of the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and why the County is questioning the entire organization's structure. Matt talks about the closing of a local Rite Aid and the opening of a new Trader Joes. Plus, they both talk about the passing of beloved  community leader Iao  Katagiri. Reporter Emily Sawicki will be back next week.

Play Me A Recipe
Ali Slagle makes Godmother's Egg Salad

Play Me A Recipe

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 19:31


Listen and follow along as Ali Slagle cooks her way through The Godmother Egg Salad - an homage to a favorite Italian sub of the Bay Cities Deli in Santa Monica, California. It's perfect on toast, with boiled potatoes, or over a heap of shredded iceberg lettuce or radicchio. Use this recipe as is, or as a jumping off point to make it your ownIf you're cooking along, here's the recipe we're making today. Go ahead and grab the ingredients below before starting the episode.RecipeServes 410 large eggs1/4 small red onion3 tablespoons red wine vinegar, divided1 1/2 tablespoons dried oreganokosher saltfreshly ground black pepper4 to 8 pickled peppers (peperoncini, peppadews), plus brine4 ounces cured Italian meat (salami, mortadella, ham), cut into 1/2 inch pieces1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil1 teaspoon Dijon mustardBring a medium saucepan of water to a boil. Add the eggs and boil for 9 minutes. Transfer to an ice bath to cool.Meanwhile, coarsely chop the red onion. Transfer to a medium bowl. Add the dried oregano and red wine vinegar, season with salt and pepper, and stir to combine. Thinly slice the pickled peppers, depending on heat tolerance.Peel the eggs, then rip them into 8 to 10 pieces each and drop them into the bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add the olive oil, remaining red wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon pickled pepper brine, and Dijon mustard. Stir vigorously until the yolks start to emulsify with the dressing (egg yolk + oil = mayo!). Stir in the sliced peppers and meat. Season to taste with salt and pepper.Is there a recipe you'd like to hear us make? Tell us all about it at podcasts@food52.com!

True Health Revealed
Break Free from Alcohol Addiction with Dr. Harry Haroutunian

True Health Revealed

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 38:05


As Physician Director of the Betty Ford Center, Dr. Haroutunian has contributed to the development of a variety of programs, including their Extended Care Program, the Licensed Professional Program and the Clinical Diagnostic Evaluation Program. He is the author of the renowned book, Being Sober, the foreword for which was written by Steven Tyler of Aerosmith (and to whom Dr. Harry is not only a friend, but his sobriety coach). Dr. Harry collaborated with Dr. Louis Teresi on Hijacking the Brain: How Drug and Alcohol Addiction Hijacks our Brains - The Science Behind Twelve-Step Recovery.Episode highlights: Dr. Harry and I discussed his perspectives from tens of thousands of hours of clinical (and personal) experience with alcohol abuse and recovery.First and foremost, he notes his strong family predilection for substance abuse disorder with alcohol.Dr. Harry believes childhood is where the roots of all substance abuse disorders are rooted.60% of alcohol abuse disorder is driven by genetics. But Dr. Harry emphasizes the importance of environmental/social pressures in aggravating genetic tendencies.The association of alcohol abuse recovery and sugar cravings is documented and strong. The C.A.G.E. questionnaire is a great screening for alcohol dependency.If anyone wants to reach out to Dr. Harry for gold standard support into substance abuse disorder recovery, call 760-972-7840.Notably, Dr. Harry is a big fan of Nathan Pritikin and the Pritikin Diet, having attended programs at the Pritikin Longevity Center when it was originally in Santa Monica, CA and run by Nathan himself.

Mondays Are Dope Podcast
M.A.D. 87 Ramon Tuesday Special

Mondays Are Dope Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 41:47


As long as I'm around it's a Monday, you may not like it at first, but gimme a second. Shoutout to Ramon Tuesday (my adult film actor name) for the hot intro, and shoutout to the dude who gave me mushrooms before I went on stage last week! I put my set at the end of this episode, so have fun. Be sure to follow @mondaysaredopeshow for all things Mondays Are Dope, including Mondays Are Dope at Shore Bar in Santa Monica, a live comedy show sponsored by Higgs pre rolls and Hemperors Comedy

The Virtual Memories Show
Episode 483 - Celia Paul

The Virtual Memories Show

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 77:07


Painter Celia Paul rejoins the show for the US debut of her new book, Letters To Gwen John (NYRB). We talk about how Celia found herself through corresponding with the late artist (d. 1938), the parallels between her life and Gwen's, especially their respective relationships with Lucian Freud and Rodin, the notion of aesthetic solitude and artistic sacrifices and the loneliness of pandemic life, why men aren't great at sitting for artists, her new exhibition, Memory & Desire (Victoria Miro Gallery), how Hilton Als got her to finally come to America and how much she enjoyed Santa Monica, the ambiguity of her previous memoir, Self-Portrait, what letters and paintings have in common, and more. More info at our site • Support The Virtual Memories Show via Patreon or Paypal

Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald
Brother-in-Law murdered, Elon Musk and Melissa Rivers

Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 95:55


I just got back from Coachella an hour ago and I'm already ready to recap it for you. The Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial is in its second week, and Johnny took the stand to answer about his questionable texts, some mentioning how he wants Amber to die. Sheri Papini's husband filed for divorce after she admitted to faking a kidnapping. Will Smith is on his Eat, Pray, Love journey in life, according to the paparazzi photos in India. Rihanna got dinner with A$AP Rocky in Santa Monica after he was arrested at LAX for allegedly shooting someone back in November. A suspect was found in the case of Madeleine McCann, a four-year-old who has been missing since 2007. The Kardashians are still in court, and things are looking good for them in the case against Blac Chyna. Then Melissa Rivers is here to talk about her life growing up with Joan Rivers as her mother and spills some stories I've never heard before, including a juicy cheating scandal! Enjoy! Get extra juice on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/juicyscoophttps://heathermcdonald.net/ Support our sponsors:Try it for free at ziprecruiter.com/juicyOLLY.com, code BIGVAGINAENERGY to save 20%www.betterhelp.com/heather 

Knead to Know
#54 Special LIVE Episode!

Knead to Know

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 34:12


Dump Cakes, Pound Cakes, and Fast Food Desserts on this special LIVE episode of our KNEAD TO KNOW Podcast (recorded Thursday, 4/21). Welcome to Knead to Know, your go-to podcast getting to the bottom of baking trends, baking entertainment, and more! Listen as Gina Brazão, a learning baker, pairs up with professional chef Gemma Stafford from Bigger Bolder Baking and her years of expertise to ask the questions everyone wants to know when it comes to the world's favorite pastime. SUBSCRIBE to the Bold Baking Academy here!Fans: please rate and review! If you leave a 5-star review, it might be read on the next episode!Get more Bigger Bolder Baking and the Bold Baking Network!Website: www.biggerbolderbaking.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GemmaStaffordFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/BiggerBolderBakingInstagram: www.instagram.com/biggerbolderbakingTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@biggerbolderbakingWe'd love to feature your brand! Contact kevin@biggerbolderbaking.com for advertising and sponsorship opportunities with the subject “K2K Sponsor”ABOUT GEMMA STAFFORDGemma Stafford is an Irish-born chef, best-selling cookbook author, and host of the hit online baking show Bigger Bolder Baking. Gemma helps anyone bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with her chef-tested recipes and techniques that take the fear out of baking. Her videos have been viewed more than 350 million times and she has more than 8 million fans (“Bold Bakers”) online. She has been featured on numerous TV shows and as a guest judge on the Food Network's Best Baker in America and Nailed It! on Netflix. Every day Gemma connects with her millions of fans online via YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and her website www.biggerbolderbaking.com. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband and producer, Kevin, new baby, George, and dog, Waffles.ABOUT THE BOLD BAKING NETWORKThe Bold Baking Network is your #1 authority for everything baking. The Network is led by Chef Gemma Stafford, co-creator & host of Bigger Bolder Baking, and co-creator & Executive Producer Kevin Kurtz. Our mission is to bring you the most diverse voices from baking experts and enthusiasts to help anyone bake with confidence anytime, anywhere.#baking #bakingpodcast #boldbakingacademy #dumpcake #poundcake #fastfood #desserts 

Inside the Daily Press
Reporter's Notebook: One family's journey from Ukraine to Santa Monica

Inside the Daily Press

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2022 20:39


In this episode of the Reporter's Notebook Clara shares the story of one family's journey to escape Ukraine by plane, train and foot and find shelter in Santa Monica. To support the family visit https://gofund.me/c191bbe8. Emily talks about US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm's tour of Santa Monica's sustainable infrastructure, confusion over the mask mandate on public transit and Santa Monica College's unique food pantry model. If that wasn't enough, Clara also shares the scandalous story of Sameday Health's $26 million settlement for sending fake COVID test results to  customers.

New Money Gang
Metaverse Signals End of Human Civilization???

New Money Gang

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 5:00


Will the Metaverse change humanity for the better or worse? Justin and Bryan hit the Santa Monica, CA sands to find out what the locals think?

Only in Seattle - Real Estate Unplugged
#1,082 - The U.S. Postal Service stops mail service in a California city overrun with homeless camps

Only in Seattle - Real Estate Unplugged

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 21:29


The United States Postal Service has suspended mail service in a California beach town plagued by homeless encampments after the agency claimed its mail carriers have been attacked in recent months.  The first incident happened in Santa Monica on January 19 when a mail carrier was attacked by a broomstick-wielding person near the intersection of 14th Street and Arizona Avenue, three blocks from the beachThe carrier reportedly was not injured in the attack, CBS News reported.LIKE & SUBSCRIBE for new videos everyday. https://bit.ly/3KBUDSK

Tipsy Tuesday
Tipsy Tuesday- April 5th LIVE from Santa Monica!

Tipsy Tuesday

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 69:46


Napalm Nanny and The Shack
Napalm and Friends: Real Funny Eddie

Napalm Nanny and The Shack

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 50:10


Rise and shine, campers! What do you get when you throw comedic chops, master of illusions, and an epic beard thrown together? A mighty entertaining Funny Eddie. I had the absolute pleasure to sit down with U.S. Marine/Ringling Brothers extraordinaire/comedian and talk about his journey through all that and more! Check out his instagram page for some wholesome entertainment over at Real Funny Eddie and on TikTok over at Real Funny Eddie While you're digging through his jokes and antics, find his recommendations: -Mark Wilson's Complete Course in Magic  -Mario the Maker Magician -Pali Adventures Magic Camp As usual, guest picks episode playlist:   1. Everclear. Santa Monica   2. Metalachi. Livin' on a Prayer   3. Lightning Seeds. Pure   4. Punk Rock Factory. Bruno   5. Rock Sugar. We Kick Start Your Rhapsody    6. Metalachi. Canción de mariachi   7. Noriel Villela. 16 Toneladas   8. The Fratellis. Costello Music   Background: Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass. A Taste of Honey 

Buddhability
Episode 62: How I stopped letting my environment control me

Buddhability

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 54:53


Today we're talking about the impact our environment has on us. In Buddhism, a crucial concept called “the oneness of life and environment” teaches that our environment is simply a reflection of our own life. Because they are interconnected, when we change internally, it's reflected in our environment. For an explainer on the topic, check out this video.To unpack this idea, we're speaking with Nile Ross, of Santa Monica, California, about how his practice of chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo has enabled him to become someone whose internal sense of confidence and self-love outweighs any negativity he experiences from his environment. Based on this shift, he has created a life and career he truly loves.CHEAT SHEET1:24 Nile's early experiences with chanting Nam-myoho-reng-kyo15:51 The turning point he experienced in 201825:28 How he came to redefine happiness for himself30:51 The impact of making chanting a priority37:08 How he transformed early experiences with bullying and racism into a sense of purpose44:08 Becoming a better person by overcoming struggles49:04 Nile's favorite Buddhist quotes about revolution52:29 Advice for anyone new to BuddhismReferences: Video: Oneness of Life and Environment Explained  The New Human Revolution, vol. 2, p. 39 The New Human Revolution, vol. 26, p. 110

Tim Conway Jr. on Demand
Hour 3 | Ding-Dumb @ConwayShow

Tim Conway Jr. on Demand

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 36:00


Airports have stopped mask mandates – Alaska airlines has officially lifted mask requirements // Rick's Tavern of Santa Monica closing its doors // Mexican Pizza is back baby! // Snow in the Sierra Mountains – Snow lovers packing up for fun in the sun // Will the storm be enough to enrich CA's water supply // Conway hasn't been to SF in 30 years // Passing up restaurants of the same chain to get better product and/or service // Powerball Numbers $352million – 8, 33, 55 , 59, 62, 18 // Guinness World Record holders – Ding Dong World Record attempted…and failed //Would you wear a mask to on the airplane now? (The Crew answers) // End of an Era – KFI is leaving the area of the building it's been in for years // Shared space cubicles makes Bellio sad // New Thor Movie coming out. When a trailer has a really cool song it's covering up a stinker. // Claremont is a really beautiful time

Tim Conway Jr. on Demand
Hour 3 | Kids In Vegas @ConwayShow

Tim Conway Jr. on Demand

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 37:55


Captain Andy Neiman LAPD – Car show / Traffic safety / Catalytic Converter // Andy Smith / Family trips to Vegas // Kids in Vegas / Food items inflation / Bacon up 36% // Mail service continues in SM / Clayton Kershaw almost perfect game

SkyWatchTV Podcast
Five in Ten 4/13/22: States with Harshest Lockdowns Fared Worst During Pandemic

SkyWatchTV Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 19:00


A new study, surprisingly reported by mainstream media (!), shows that states with the harshest COVID-19 policies had the most devastating impact on the public. 5) 6 injured during attack in Brooklyn subway; 4) Dallas Love Field testing robots to enforce mask mandate; 3) Defunded Seattle police no longer investigating reports of sexual abuse; 2) Virginia school board bans students' “Pray for Peace” t-shirts because the message is “too political”; 1) US Postal Service stops delivery in a Santa Monica neighborhood because it's too dangerous.

Adam Carolla Show
Part 1: Remembering Gilbert Gottfried (ACS Apr 13)

Adam Carolla Show

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 63:56


Adam, Gina, and Bald Bryan open today's show remembering Gilbert Gottfried after his sudden passing. Then, Adam talks about a recent interaction he had with a barber and teases his upcoming interview with Henry Winkler. After that, the gang comments on the USPS suspending service in Santa Monica due to repeated assaults on their carriers. Before the break, Adam plays a clip from Real Time with Bill Maher about comedians and cancel culture. THANKS FOR SUPPORTING TODAY'S SPONSORS: SimpliSafe.com/ADAM StartMail.com/ACS The Jordan Harbinger Show Geico.com Pluto.TV

The Rush Limbaugh Show
Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show H2 – Apr 12 2022

The Rush Limbaugh Show

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 37:14


The Russian war machine isn't done grinding down Ukraine. Virtue signaling gone wild: Boston Marathon bans runners from Russia and Belarus from 2022 race. Florida Governor DeSantis signs legislation that will provide more than $70 million to support fatherhood. Bryan Dean Wright, former CIA operations officer, joins Clay and Buck to discuss his conversion from Democrat to Republican. U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail service in parts of liberal enclave of Santa Monica, because the mailmen kept getting assaulted and attacked. New York Democratic Lt. Governor arrested on bribery charges. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Patrick Madrid Show
The Patrick Madrid Show: April 12, 2022 - Hour 3

The Patrick Madrid Show

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 49:12


USPS has suspended mail service in parts of Santa Monica, CA because the mailmen kept getting assaulted and attacked. They say it's not safe for people to be delivering mail. Jen - Can you comment on how you would speak to your own children ages 8 and 14 how they would interact with Trans Children? Juliana - Can you recommend a book for someone who is interested in becoming Catholic? Patrick recommends “Surprised by Truth” Megan - You said we should ask a Trans person if they believe in tolerance. I have tried that approach and the person said that they don't tolerate ignorance. How would reply to that? Patrick - In the New American Bible they describe the Criminals as revolutionaries but in other translations they are 'thieves.' Why is there this discrepancy? Kathleen - I was sharing the China video with a young person yesterday and she said that they should have had a better food supply. Could you elaborate on the circumstances of the people in China? Marvin - A priest from my parish takes some of the host and puts in in the wine. Why does he do that? AND If John was right there at the cross does that mean that the Apostles lives were not in danger. So why were they afraid?

New Money Gang
Can You Find True LOVE in the Metaverse? (People are Horny)

New Money Gang

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 3:11


People crave love, and they're willing to try new things to find it! Will the Metaverse be the next big thing in finding love? Is this just the new evolution of dating apps? Justin & Bryan hit the beach in Santa Monica and Venice Beach California to find out what the people think!

John and Ken on Demand
John & Ken Show Hour 4 (04/11)

John and Ken on Demand

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 34:56


Mayor Garcetti is still denying the Rick Jacobs allegations. Citizens in Shanghai, China were screaming from their apartments due to a government enforced lockdown. Mail delivery in a Santa Monica neighborhood has been suspended.

The Witch Wave
#89 - Madame Pamita, Slavic Sorceress

The Witch Wave

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 70:23


Madame Pamita is a Ukrainian diaspora witch, teacher, author, candle maker, spellcaster, and tarot reader. Her new book, Baba Yaga's Book of Witchcraft is filled with Slavic spells, rituals, and stories, with a specific focus on Ukraine. She has also written The Book of Candle Magic and Madame Pamita's Magical Tarot. Madame Pamita has a popular YouTube Channel for teaching witchcraft, two podcasts, and she is the proprietress of the online spiritual apothecary, the Parlour of Wonders. She lives in Santa Monica, California.On this episode, Madame Pamita discusses the witchcraft and folklore of Baba Yaga, the beauty of Slavic spell craft, and how we can use our magic to support Ukraine.Pam also talks about the trickster energy of April, and answers a listener question about impending disaster and protection spells.Our sponsors for this episode are Blaspheme Boutique, Blessed Be Magick, Zouz Incense, BetterHelp, and The Path 365 And if you want more Witch Wave, please consider supporting us on Patreon to get access to bonus Witch Wave Plus episodes, Pam's monthly online rituals, and more! That's patreon.com/witchwave