Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Why Do We Love Our Pets So Much?

Molly the dog, photo courtesy of: Nathalee Montano Photo of Samwise the cat, courtesy of: Aleczandra Vick(Left to Right) Patty Esmeral and Raisa Esmeral hold up their cats Toki and Pepper to their window at their home in Reseda Calif., on May 6, 2020. Photo by: Chelsea Westman(Left to right) Claudia Miranda and John Miranda hold their...

The Sun, the Moon, the Stars and your Dog: Dogstrology

Illustration by: Chelsea WestmanDog astrologer Yesenia Flores smiles with her dog Zeus. Photo by: Hannah Davis It was another Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, and the sun was blazing down as if it was deep in the summer. But it’s April 29 and in the middle of a pandemic, a dog...

Farewell, Little Pine

Little pine, a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles, Calif. Currently closed to the public because of the "Covid-19" Pandemic. Photo by: Adam BaronThe inside of Little pine, a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles, Calif. Currently closed to the public because of the "Covid-19" Pandemic. Photo by: Adam BaronLeslie Charles, the former manager of Little Pine, sits with...

Saving animals, helping families

Angela Killips, an assistant veterinary technician, poses with her dog Lucas in the Vet Tech building at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Sept. 26, 2019. Lucas has been given the title of program assistant by fellow vet tech students and faculty. Photo by: Katya CastilloFormer Pierce student Dr. Leticia Gonzalez-Garcia wraps the ear of a...

Walking a Ruff Road

Daniel Habas poses with his dogs Honey and Molly by his home in Encino, Calif. Photo by: Adam BaronDaniel Habas poses with his dogs Honey and Molly by his home in Encino, Calif. Photo by: Adam BaronDaniel Habas walks his pomeranian-mix dogs Honey and Molly by his home in Encino, Calif., on May 19, 2020. Photo by:...

Fighting for our furry friends

Saskia Chiesa poses with her four pet guinea pigs at the Los Angeles Guinea Pig Rescue in Chatsworth, Calif. on April 23, 2020. Photo by: Chelsea WestmanInside the Los Angeles Guinea Pig Rescue in Chatsworth, Calif. on April 23, 2020. Photo by: Chelsea WestmanPodrick is a black and white guinea pig that lives with four other males....

In the heat of the moment

Marci Javril lays on her stomach while firespinning at the basketball court at Jefferson Park in Culver City, Calif., on Oct. 9 , 2019. Photo by Chris Torres.Cameron Vermeulen swings his fire whip at the Burn Club meet up at Jefferson Park in Culver City, Calif. on Oct. 9, 2019. Photo by Chris Torres.Main Faces at the...

Dance to the Heart

Moments from the Ballet Aztec performance at the Saint Cyril of Jerusalem in Encino, Calif., on Oct. 26, 2019. Photos by Kevin Lendio For many people, a home does not have to be a physical place. Instead, it’s a feeling. Inside Amy Navarrete’s dance studio Ballet Aztec, it’s...

Clowning around

Guilford "Gilly" Adams makes balloon animals, face paints, juggles bowling pins and performs magic tricks for a birthday party in Woodland Hills, Calif. on Oct. 26, 2019. Photos by Cecilia Parada and Maja Losinska Today’s clowns aren’t as scary as you might think A group of children sat together...

Rock N’ Rage

Disrupted Euphoria performs at the Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, Nov. 1, 2019. Photos by Nicole Benda The art of extreme vocals in heavy metal culture Ventura metal band Disrupted Euphoria waited patiently in the wings of the small bar, Whisky a Go-Go, on Los Angeles’ famed...