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LAmag.com, January 2010One Year to an Organized Financial Life: From Your Bills to Your Bank Account, Your Home to Your Retirement, the Week-by-Week Guide to Achieving Financial Peace of Mind...

Time Bandit

Once you get used to the idea, it makes sense that Terrence Vance Gilliam was an L.A. kid, as much as it makes sense that after college he expatriated...

Happiness: Balancing Act

Julie Buckner doesn’t talk like a yogi. Each consonant is struck with the sharp precision of a seasoned public speaker—or in her case, a hard-nosed political consultant. “I just...

Happiness: Unplugging the Gaps

Illustration by Christoph Niemann  Their apartment was always crowded, even when it was just the two of them-their Facebook friends dropping by on their laptops every few minutes, slaying with...

Your LA to Z

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Happiness: Walking Your Talk

Illustration by Christoph Niemann  The 40 or so patients who enter Dr. Wayne Sandler’s Century City office each week expect to see a couch; after all, Sandler is a psychopharmacologist....

Happy Spots

    Photograph by Ian White Hilarity RulesLaughter, it’s been said, is a kind of medicine. It’s also one hell of an ab workout. If the idea of a beer, a soft...

January 2010

50 Surefire Ways to Have Fun in L.A.

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 Photograph courtesy avalonbeverlyhills.comThere’s something essentially L.A. about dining beside a glowing kidney-shaped pool. The latest restaurant to occupy the midcentury-inspired Avalon Hotel has the same glamorous setting with a new culinary...

On Saturdays the elevators at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center stop on every floor. Why?

Because Moses said so. In the book of Exodus, the prophet orders the people of Israel to do no work on the Sabbath, including the kindling of fires. Early...