The Art of Living

Two subjects piqued my interest – one involving an extremely busy airport where some things are worth slowing down for; and the other about a woman who will not slow down even as she reaches the century mark...

Different Take, Same Hope

This issue marks our 12th consecutive month dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s a solid year of dealing with an emergency that has altered our lives dramatically...

The Call to Help

Club Members might wonder how we develop our stories. This month provides an exceptional example.

Showing, Not Telling

Before I begin, I want to thank Club Members who enjoyed my first COO blog entry last month. You are welcome! It is good to give CEO John Hawkins a break after nearly 20 years of his...

From the River, a Cover

Like most of you, the Club took the day off on Monday, March 28, to honor civil rights hero César Chávez. But the persistent and...

Charging Into the Future

I am speaking of an electric vehicle, of course. Making the major shift to sustainable energy is on my personal agenda, but after my interview this month with the LADWP electric charging crew and its plans for building and funding more stations...

One Cool Club

What a genius idea! That was my thought in researching our cover story this month: cooling the street pavement and adding more shade trees to help Los Angeles reduce the City temperature...

Trail Mix

Who has been a little sedentary during the pandemic? Or more than a little sedentary? Your answer to getting moving again is in these pages...

The Heat Is On, for Equity

As the Alive! team stood on a West Florence Avenue sidewalk photographing LA’s Chief Heat Officer, Marta Segura, the point became difficult to ignore: We began in the cool of the morning...

One for the Books

What started out as an inside-the-paper story, quickly became cover-worthy. The Club team follows many City social media accounts so that we can better serve you with maximum value. That social connection has proven especially important in...