This Month’s FEATURES


Freedom of Expression

After two Islamist terrorists attacked the offices of the French publication Charlie Hebdo, killing twelve and injuring eleven, many Americans and nearly all journalists spoke up in defense of free speech. Some people, and incredibly even a few in the media, moderated their support for this foundational value by suggesting that the satirical magazine may […]


Author on a Mission

The courage and compassion to do the right thing – it’s the prevailing theme that resonates with audiences when they hear San Mateo, California author, Marty Brounstein, talk about his book, Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust. Since 1991, Brounstein has led the consulting firm The Practical Solutions Group, […]


I’m a Yankee Doodle

Yankee Doodle went to town A-riding on a pony, Stuck a feather in his cap And called it macaroni’. Yankee Doodle keep it up, Yankee Doodle dandy, Mind the music and the step, And with the girls be handy. What’s a Yankee Doodle you ask? If you have to ask you’re not one! If you […]




Jurassic Franchise World

Once in a while, we all need to escape. Stepping inside the sanctuary of a movie theater is the ideal diversion—a way to forget about one’s troubles for a while. So let’s soak in the escape for a moment and talk about Michael Crichton. For those of you who don’t know Michael Crichton, he is […]


This is a Postage Stamp GeorgeCohan Yankee Doodle Dandy

Celebrate Our Nation with Music

Every July 4th our great nation celebrates the founding of our country. … [Read More...]


Captain America: Winter Soldier

Wow Pow Sockem’ Rockem! I thought I was looking for a needle in a haystack … [Read More...]


Solar panel installation

Residential Solar

If the sun is beating down on your roof every day and you haven’t gone … [Read More...]

Tomato On White Background

Better Than a Movie

They’re here, and they’re fabulous. I’m referring to vine-ripened tomatoes, … [Read More...]

Green leaf background

Does “Full Sun” Mean Full Sun?

Q. This may be a silly question but when a plant label or gardening book … [Read More...]



The Hypocrisy of Evidence-Based Medicine

  Last month I attended a very informative conference of the … [Read More...]


Don’t let Sciatica keep you out of the game this summer!

The condition known as Sciatica is one of the most common conditions that … [Read More...]


Cheetah mother with four cubs (Acinonyx jubatus) sitting on savannah, Kenya

“Kids” of the Serengeti Plain

Near the center of the African continent sits a vast grassy plain – … [Read More...]


You Can Do So Much!

What if you knew that you couldn’t fail? What if, no matter what you tried, … [Read More...]


Trivial Matters

Well, they did it! The Oakland Warriors won the NBA title after 40 mostly … [Read More...]

ALIVE Restaurant Guide

Chef J’s Pizza Shack

From time-to-time I find myself going to, or through, Pittsburg. Either on … [Read More...]


He Said She Said with Robin and Shawn

Dear HSSS, My boyfriend and I broke up a couple of months ago. It’s … [Read More...]


Breakthroughs in Sun Protection and Antioxidants

Research shows that aging skin is the result of more than just years on the … [Read More...]

ALIVE Book Publishing

ALIVE Author Series Presents Authors Abigail Bok and Dorothy Hom on TV30's "Conversations."
Click to visit ALIVE Book Publishing

ALIVE Media: Videos

ALIVE Cable TV Commericals

Click image to see ALIVE's TV Ads