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Introducing my So Cal lifestyle site: Where We Live Work

April 4, 2015


Southern California is a wonderfully complex and often overwhelming place to live. My interests are varied and as a writer that presents a challenge because there’s only a limited amount of time each week to write. Business and entrepreneurs interest me, regional travel around So Cal is of interest to me, and so are topics […]

CNBC’s Restaurant Startup brings true reality to the viewer

January 14, 2015


“Restaurant Startup” Season Two premieres January 13 on CNBC at 10 pm ET/PT and was shot on a set that by Hollywood standards resembled the set of a low budget film. It’s not just that reality TV costs less to produce than scripted comedies and dramas but “Restaurant Startup” focuses on the real life drama […]

A Bank in Los Angeles that Cares. Really?

October 29, 2013


My interview the CEO of Banc of California, Steve Sugarman, is live on the Starting A Business Section of Running a Small and on my page. The Banc of California is tapping into communities around Southern California and Steve Sugarman told me the institution is far more flexible in its lending policies than […]

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Vision to Restore Los Angeles

October 19, 2013


I wrote up Mayor Eric Garcetti’s speech to a group of San Fernando Valley business leaders and he painted an inspiring picture of what Los Angeles can be. The mayor said the city has “an embarrassment of riches” and says he’s moving internally to make Los Angeles a 21st century city. He trumpeted a neighborhood-by-neighborhood […]