Michael Ray De Los Angeles


MURAL LAUNCH PARTY @ 18th Street Arts Center | via Santa Monica Mirror

Ahoy internet! I take to the bicycle path along the Expo Line in Santa Monica to meet with the folks at the 18th Street Arts Center as they host their Mural Launch Party. Canadian artist, and muralist Brendan Fernandes was... Continue Reading →


CHILDREN’S MARCH @ Santa Monica City Hall | via Santa Monica Mirror

Greetings readers! I had another great outing in Santa Monica, this time to Santa Monica City Hall as  youth, families, and Southern California residents gathered for the Children's March For Humanity. Watch the video at Santa Monica Mirror or read... Continue Reading →

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Suga Baby's salt scrub has been amazing! I've used it regularly and the aroma is therapeutic, the application easy and it leaves my skin feel oh so fresh. My face feels radiant and smooth. I'm well into my 30s and... Continue Reading →

International Surfing Day via Santa Monica Mirror

Aloha. Happy International Surfing Day one and all. Read all about it. Photos are now published on Santa Monica Mirror and the article itself can be found on Westside Today.  Thanks for following along. And Have an amazing Summer! Video features... Continue Reading →

Know Fear.

Laugh if you must, but fear can become paralyzing It can stop you in your tracks; It can prevent you from making that phone call; It will keep you awake at night, It will make you take that 13th bite.... Continue Reading →

Poetry on the Road: War Room. | Memorial Day (#VeteransForPeace)

By the shores of Ohmaha and Juno General Lonely Heart was defeated, A sad song was played inside the Heart home; Disbelief in the cold act completed. General Lonely Heart should have retreated; Oft pride fools the best, oft pride does... Continue Reading →

The March for Science — Los Angeles | #MarchForScience

On Saturday April 22, members of the science community gathered at Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles, to celebrate Earth Day and all elements of science. The Earth Day March for Science was part of a world-wide event in defense of... Continue Reading →

Day of the Matriarch: Bisbee to East Los Angeles| Post #Obituary Mediation | RIP: Soledad Guerra Quezada

At the time of her passing in February of 1999, I was 14 going on 15 and a student at John Marshall High school. I was walking to my locker to pull out my books, That winter I was reading... Continue Reading →

National Poetry Month | “Sac Re Cur” by Michael Ray De Los Angeles

"Goin' Out of My Head," plays on my headphones. "Mon amour, I really dig Lady Ella," I say as I lean in for a kiss. We board an iron bird, and wake in a city d'amour, morte, et révolution. Our hands... Continue Reading →

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