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LosAngeles January 18–February 23 Costa Mesa March 18–April 19 Cirque du Soleil returns to Los Angeles and Orange County with VOLTA, a captivating voyageof discovery! Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit thatfuels the culture of street sports, VOLTA explores the themes ofcelebrating differences and unique qualities in a world wheretechnology often isolates people from one another rather than freeing them. VOLTA will perform under the Big Top at Dodger Stadium in LosAngeles January 18–February 23, 2020 and at the OC Fair andEvent Center in Costa Mesa March 18–April 19, 2020. http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/volta

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By:Ally Bolour, Esq. – Bolour / Carl Immigration Group TRAC – a Syracuse University independent project that compiles data on immigration court (EOIR) dockets released its most recent report in late 2019. The findings are brutal for the Trump Administration. Since 2017, EOIR backlogs have increased from 542,411 cases to over onemillion. Depending on the city they live in, immigrants may have a four year wait to see an immigration judge. In Los Angeles we are already seeing court cases being set for 2022. There are several reasons for this giant increase in wait times. In May 2018, then Attorney…

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Por: Ally Bolour, Esq. – Bolour / Carl Immigration Group TRAC: un proyecto independiente de la Universidad de Syracuse que recopila datos sobre los expedientes del tribunal de inmigración (EOIR) publicó su informe más reciente a fines de 2019. Los hallazgos son brutales para la Administración Trump. Desde 2017, los trabajos pendientes de EOIR han aumentado de 542,411 casos a más de un millón. Dependiendo de la ciudad en la que vivan, los inmigrantes pueden esperar cuatro años para ver a un juez de inmigración. En Los Ángeles ya estamos viendo casos judiciales establecidos para 2022. Hay varias razones para…

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Rectal douching (an enema) does increase the risk of HIV transmission. The mechanism may be trauma to the rectal lining, opening the gate past the defense of the rectal lining, also some of the liquids have a concentration of chemicals in it which burns away the layer. This lining is super-thin, only 1 cell thick. Most lubes are damaging to the layer also due to the chemical concentrations. One study found these to be less damaging: Good Clean Love and PRÉ. But Summer’s Eve may be damaging due to the vinegar (but it is healthy for vaginas which have thicker…

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TPS Extended for Citizens of El Salvador By:Ally Bolour, Founding and Managing Partner, Bolour/Carl Immigration Group The United States and El Salvador have reached an agreement under which Temporary Protected Status or TPS in the U.S.for the citizens of El Salvador will be extended until January 2021. Although this is a positive development for Salvadorans fearing removal from the States, it comes at a high price for migrants as a group. Under this deal, El Salvador will have to accept asylum seekers at our southern border and process their claims before they may come to the U.S. This deal will…

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Nochebuena Featuring Eugenia León Sat., December 14 at 3PM & 8PM Nothing says “Happy Holidays, LA-style!” like the sound of mariachi and the swirling of folklorico dancers. Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles takes center stage at The Soraya, and Eugenia León, La Diva de México, brings her elegant, powerful vocals. She will be backed by LA’s own Mariachi Garibaldi. www.thesoraya.org

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Por: Ally Bolour, Founding and Managing Partner, Bolour/Carl Immigration Group Estados Unidos y El Salvador han alcanzado un acuerdo según el cual el Estatus de Protección Temporal o TPS en los Estados Unidos para los ciudadanos de El Salvador se extenderá hasta enero de 2021. Aunque este es un desarrollo positivo para los salvadoreños que temen ser expulsados ​​de los Estados Unidos, tiene un alto precio para los migrantes en general. Según este acuerdo, El Salvador tendrá que aceptar solicitantes de asilo en nuestra frontera sur y procesar sus reclamos antes de que puedan venir a los EE. UU. Este…

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Disney’s Frozen December 4, 2019 – February 2, 2020 Pantages Theatre A mysterious secret.A family torn apart. As one sister struggles with being an outsider and harnessing her powers within, the other sets out on a thrilling adventure to bring her family together once again. Both are searching for love, but they’ll learn that to find it they’ll have to look inside themselves first. www.hollywoodpantages.com

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As you know, street drugs for injection may have fentanyl added to give a cheaper kick but might cause death since a tiny amount can be fatal. Fentanyl has been found in any injectable street drug. There is a $1 test for any drug you inject that may be contaminated with fentanyl. You can test the syringe it was in or the baggie the powder was stored in. Do a web search for California syringe exchange programs and you will find LA, Orange, and San Diego Counties have them. Sadly, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties do not have them. An…

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22% of providers (including non-prescribing providers such as case managers) in the Midwest USA felt uncomfortable telling their patients not to be concerned about HIV transmission when their viral loads were less than 200. I tell them and also make clear that they can catch gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and other STDs if they are not monogamous and step out of their relationship to have sex with others. More education needs to be done to help providers understand that U=U. VAPING KILLING AND MAIMING Many, many reports are now coming in regarding lung effects of vaping and the death count is…

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