The Tax Implications of Obama Care on Los Angeles


Beginning in 2014 the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (the health care legislation sometimes known as Obama Care) will impose the new requirement that U.S. persons, with certain exceptions, have minimal, essential health care insurance.
A minimum essential health care policy is one in which the insurer pays 60% of the average medical expenses incurred by an average person over the course of one year.
How this will affect your family will depend upon a number of issues

The Newport Beach Film Festival is Back!


The Newport Beach Film Festival is Back! April 24 – May 1 [Sponsored]   The 15th anniversary of the Newport Beach Film Festival is just around the corner! April 24 – May 1 Newport Beach will be celebrating “15 Years Under the Influence,” paying tribute to the lasting power of independent films. The centerpiece of… Read more »

Royal Caribbean Presents the Caribbean Cup Challenge (Sponsored)


For over 40 years, Royal Caribbean has brought the newest, most innovative ships to the Caribbean. This winter, the Caribbean Cup Challenge heats things up with the ultimate sports event on the high seas. Gabby Douglas, Ian Thorpe, and Tom Daley are world class athletes in their respective sports, but how will they fare in… Read more »

Meet Jack in the Box’s New Bacon Insider™ (Sponsored)


Bacon lovers, prepare for a bacon triple threat. The new Bacon Insider burger from Jack in the Box is a juicy beef patty with savory bacon pieces mixed right in. But that’s not all. Jack also throws in six half slices of hickory smoked bacon and slathers it in creamy bacon mayo sauce. That’s three… Read more »

Season’s Greetings with Scratchers from the California Lottery (Sponsored)

Holiday TV Hero Shot

  Imagine giving a friend $5 for the holidays. It’s probably not in your budget, but you can definitely afford to give someone an exciting chance. California Lottery scratchers are a fantastic way to put a little jolt of fun into someone’s holiday season. Visit  for more. Related Posts:No Related Posts

Discover Oahu, The Gathering Place

surfing in oahu

  SPONSORED POST Oahu is where the action is. It’s the cultural center of Hawaii, and the top tourist destination among the islands. As “The Gathering Place,” it truly is the heart of Hawaii. Home to perhaps the world’s most legendary beach, Waikiki, Oahu and Honolulu invite you to live in the moment. Surf and… Read more »

Hub LA Unveils New Media Lab


Despite their numbers, LA’s cultural creators often find themselves disjointed and separate. Sure, those reliable Angeleno whipping boys “sprawl” and “cars,” may be to blame for our disconnected creators, but the newly minted Hub LA office is looking to change that with a collaborative work environment for creative types who are also interested in civic improvement.