I got a free nut sack at the Tochal Market in Little Persia

I was exploring what LA calls “Little Persia” yesterday, and stumbled into the coolest little market. I asked the store manager (she spoke no English) if I could take some pictures of their mixed nuts… Which led me to the raisins… And the … yogurt milk? How’s that for non-dairy! Who doesn’t love coriander? Confession:  …

Golden Heart Awards Gala 2016 The Midnight Mission has been helping homeless people in Los Angeles turn their lives around for over 100 years. Recently I was very fortunate to attend their annual donor gala, The Golden Heart Awards, in Beverly Hills. This year’s recipients were 1) the most prolific comedy TV producer working today, …

My First Time Volunteering at The Midnight Mission on Skid Row The Midnight Mission is a very special homeless shelter located near the heart of Skid Row where homeless people in Los Angeles seek refuge from the perils of living on the streets. Anyone who knows me can tell you that I have no problem talking to …

SOSC 2016: My Honored Guest Experience Before we get into my experience this year, let’s flashback to April 2015, when I first became involved with SOI. I had recently started a job working for a production agency in Hollywood, CA – business development for Adore Creative. My first assignment was to attend the Sports Business …