09 01 2014
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Book Review 'High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery'

The author's decades of research in the field of neuro- psychopharmacology leads to the controversial conclusion that drug policy rather than drugs is the main problem

Judging by Dr. Carl Hart's background, it's a little surprising he ever made it out of the 'hood, let alone became one of the nation's leading neuroscientists. After all, he grew up in a rough area of Miami, Fla., where, as a teenager, he roamed the streets as a gun-toting drug dealer.


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'The Big Picture:' Uplifting Documentary Examines Dyslexia from Fresh Perspective

Besides the rich and famous, the film focuses on youngsters (in grammar school, junior high, high school and college) and their parents

Among the icons who appear in this enlightening documentary directed by James Redford are self-made billionaire Richard Branson, investment house CEO Charles Schwab, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and A-list attorney David Boies.


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Lifesavas to Celebrate 'Spirit in Stone' Anniversary with Show at the Doug Fir Lounge

Veteran group discusses their evolution, international touring, branding and more

Now the group tours internationally and licenses their music to films, TV shows and video games. On July 20, the group will be performing at the Doug Fir Lounge to commemorate the ten year anniversary of "Spirit in Stone," their debut album.

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