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Public Breakdown: Throwing Beer, Provoking Bitches and a Teenager

I’m in the shoe aisle at a Ross store on the cell phone with my daughter, who’s home alone on this Sunday afternoon. Do you need a new pair of tennis shoes? “No, that’s okay,” she says. “But, mom, something … Continue reading

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Criminal Behavior in Middle Age

Last month I was accused of shoplifting at Whole Foods on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana. The organic-food grocery store is among a half-mile strip of newer upscale stores in a landscaped-and-water fountain area the local chamber of commerce bills as the “Tarzana … Continue reading

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