Message in a Bottle: SafeTripp Traffic School

Safe Tripp Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle: SafeTripp Traffic School This video is the Message in a Bottle, from one of the owners of SafeTripp Traffic School, produced for L&L Magazine by Five Birds Publications To comment on this video visit our FACEBOOK Page

Freewheeling Atif Moon Rises to the Occasion

Atif Moon Athlete

 Atif Moon Represents American in the Very Best Way! Olympiad Oscar Pistorius, the so-called “Blade Runner,” has been in the news a lot lately, but this is a more positive story about another disabled athlete, Atif Moon, who is competing to win gold at the Paralympics while representing America. “Tennis anyone?” is so commonplace an […]

Sheriff Lee Baca on ‘Friends of the Sheriff’

Sheriff Lee Baca

Re “‘Friends of the Sheriff,’” Dec. 19 This article makes a mountain out of a molehill. As The Times notes, the Sheriff’s Department watchdog in 2009 found no evidence that applicants hired through the “Friends of the Sheriff” program routinely received preferential treatment. Here’s what the Office of Independent Review (OIR) reported: “While ‘FOS’ stands […]

Pearl Harbor Survivor

Sam Richiusa - Pearl Harbor Survivor

This video is a first-person account by Sam Richiusa, a Pearl Harbor Survivor. Sam is a marine and he   gives us a detailed account of the start of WWII, and his actions and motivations during and after the attack. This is exclusive content of Five Birds Productions created for L&L Magazine. To comment on […]

How the UPC BarCode began and changed the world!

UPC Code

To launch this column on technology and business for L&L Magazine, I thought I’d give you a little of my own personal history, as it relates to what I feel is one of the most important technologies ever to be conceived, a kind of business/technology legend and legacy. My retail background is extensive. I worked […]

Interview with Dr. Tod A. Burnett

Tod A. Burnett

Dr. Tod A. Burnett: A Man Who Makes a Difference (L&L) Could you talk a little bit about the unique qualities of and challenges facing community colleges? (Dr. Tod A. Burnett): Besides being the president of Saddleback Community College, I’m on the board of Brandman University, which is an offshoot of Chapman University, part of […]

Dr Tod Burnett – Message in A Bottle

Tod Burnett

On 9/11/2013 College President, Tod Burnett gave us his message in a bottle. To comment on this article visit our FACEBOOK Page

Just Asking — Where are Conservative Comics Hiding?

Bolder Fresher

And now, ladies and gentlemen, the funniest duo to hit the Las Vegas Strip since Waylan Flowers and Madam: Bill O’Reilly and Dennis Miller… a neo-Rat Pack of two, live at Caesars Palace! Perils of a Malfunctioning Spam Filter Yesterday, I received what I first thought was the most ill-directed promotional email in marketing history. […]


Sustainability Featured

There is a lot of talk these days about something called, SUSTAINABILITY. Though most have a vague idea what the word means, a similar number treat the subject as something of an unattainable brass ring for humanity. When something is sustainable that means simply that it has the ability to be sustained. The term’s broader […]

Mandatory Sentences

Mandatory Sentences

Human beings are basically creatures of conditioned reflex. Sometimes the conditioning takes place on a complicated level. Sometimes it’s simple. Behavioral scientists offer numerous examples of how reinforcement works. It’s perhaps immediate or potential and can be either positive or negative. Conditioning is what all learning relies upon at its most basic level. The effects […]