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  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    I Froze My Eggs!

    I Froze My Eggs!

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:16:26 GMT
    It wasn’t an easy decision to make nor one that I made overnight, but freezing my eggs was liberating and empowering! And, according to a new study, many women can relate.
    It wasn’t an easy decision to make nor one that I made overnight, but freezing my eggs was liberating and empowering! And, according to a new study, many women can relate.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Don’t Fight the Fat

    Don’t Fight the Fat

    Thursday, June 19 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-06-19 18:41:05 GMT
    © Time Magazine© Time Magazine
    Please put your hands together for the all too often, misunderstood thing that America has vilified the past thirty years…fat. In the world of healthy eating, it has become public enemy #1, but the truth is fat is not bad for us.
    Please put your hands together for the all too often, misunderstood thing that America has vilified the past thirty years…fat. In the world of healthy eating, it has become public enemy #1, but the truth is fat is not bad for us.
  • From Marla Tellez

    A Diploma for Jahi

    A Diploma for Jahi

    Thursday, June 12 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-06-12 20:25:10 GMT
    They say persistence pays off and for the McMath family it certainly has.
    They say persistence pays off and for the McMath family it certainly has.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Show Me The Money

    Show Me The Money

    Friday, May 30 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-05-30 17:40:41 GMT
    What do you think of this air of generosity that’s wafting through our Golden State right now? The givers: both millionaires, but one who won’t show his face, the other who’s all about his face…book.Although the mystery donor is receiving far more press, despite giving away thousands versus Mark Zuckerberg’s multi-million dollar donation, both should be commended.It’s not often someone pays it forward in such an exciting way. Mr. Anonymous, who earned his riches through real-estate developmen...
    What do you think of this air of generosity that’s wafting through our Golden State right now? The givers: both millionaires, but one who won’t show his face, the other who’s all about his face…book.Although the mystery donor is receiving far more press, despite giving away thousands versus Mark Zuckerberg’s multi-million dollar donation, both should be commended.It’s not often someone pays it forward in such an exciting way. Mr. Anonymous, who earned his riches through real-estate developmen...
  • From Marla Tellez

    My Moment With Maya Angelou

    My Moment With Maya Angelou

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-05-28 22:59:55 GMT
    Today the world lost a profound and legendary woman when Maya Angelou passed away. In her 86 years, she accomplished more than most would ever dream of, becoming a poet, civil rights activist, dancer, film producer, television producer, playwright, film director, author, actress, and professor.

    Today the world lost a profound and legendary woman when Maya Angelou passed away. In her 86 years, she accomplished more than most would ever dream of, becoming a poet, civil rights activist, dancer, film producer, television producer, playwright, film director, author, actress, and professor.


  • Lupus: A Disease That Still Stumps The Medical Community

    Lupus: A Disease That Still Stumps The Medical Community

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-05-20 22:15:18 GMT
    It’s one of those mysterious diseases that continue to stump the medical community. No one quite understands what causes this chronic, autoimmune disease that an estimated 1.5 million Americans are suffering from right now.
    It’s one of those mysterious diseases that continue to stump the medical community. No one quite understands what causes this chronic, autoimmune disease that an estimated 1.5 million Americans are suffering from right now.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    A Runner’s Delight

    A Runner’s Delight

    Thursday, May 8 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-05-08 18:38:41 GMT
    It's not every day you meet a man who can run faster and longer than most! I've been running for 20 years so shaking hands with Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi was a complete honor.
    It's not every day you meet a man who can run faster and longer than most! I've been running for 20 years so shaking hands with Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi was a complete honor.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Boycott Beverly?

    Boycott Beverly?

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-05-06 18:07:50 GMT
    Shortly after I arrived in Los Angeles in December, I read a book about the king of late-night TV, the one and only Johnny Carson. In it, I learned Carson was a frequent visitor, sometimes a resident, of the historic Beverly Hills Hotel.
    Shortly after I arrived in Los Angeles in December, I read a book about the king of late-night TV, the one and only Johnny Carson. In it, I learned Carson was a frequent visitor, sometimes a resident, of the historic Beverly Hills Hotel.
  • UCLA's Operation Mend: A Hero Among the Stars

    UCLA's Operation Mend: A Hero Among the Stars

    Monday, April 28 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-28 22:15:12 GMT
    I was lucky enough to spend my Saturday night among several well known names to raise money for UCLA's Operation Mend.
    I was lucky enough to spend my Saturday night among several well known names to raise money for UCLA's Operation Mend.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Tiny Terrorists?

    Tiny Terrorists?

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:13:18 GMT
    Chances are, you've received the "pat-down" treatment from a TSA agent as you’ve made your way through airport security. If not, you’ve witnessed it or, at the very least, heard of the Transportation Security Agency taking its pat-down policy too far.
    Chances are, you've received the "pat-down" treatment from a TSA agent as you’ve made your way through airport security. If not, you’ve witnessed it or, at the very least, heard of the Transportation Security Agency taking its pat-down policy too far.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    My Banged Up Birthday

    My Banged Up Birthday

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:17:34 GMT
    It was supposed to be a day of celebration.  Instead, my birthday turned into a nightmare on the road, thanks to a man who was texting and driving.
    It was supposed to be a day of celebration.  Instead, my birthday turned into a nightmare on the road, thanks to a man who was texting and driving.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Airline Threats: #NotFunny

    Airline Threats: #NotFunny

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:17:14 GMT
    The unfortunate theme of the week seems to be saying stupid things to airline officials.  But, why?! Here we are almost 13 years after 9-11, so don't we know any threat toward an airline or airport.
    The unfortunate theme of the week seems to be saying stupid things to airline officials.  But, why?! Here we are almost 13 years after 9-11, so don't we know any threat toward an airline or airport.
  • Back To School

    Back To School

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:48:25 GMT
    What an honor it was for this Sonoma State graduate to speak to aspiring broadcasters at Pepperdine University.
    What an honor it was for this Sonoma State graduate to speak to aspiring broadcasters at Pepperdine University.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    First Lady: Feast or Famine?

    First Lady: Feast or Famine?

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-04-08 19:46:40 GMT
    First Lady Michelle Obama is taking some serious heat for her "healthy" school lunch overhaul and the proof is in her Twitter feed.  In the past week, about one million public school students have opted.
    First Lady Michelle Obama is taking some serious heat for her "healthy" school lunch overhaul and the proof is in her Twitter feed.  In the past week, about one million public school students have opted.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    'Take Me Out to the Ballgame...'

    'Take Me Out to the Ballgame...'

    Friday, April 4 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-04-04 17:39:13 GMT
    "Take Me Out to the Ballgame...Take me out the crowd..." For the love of baseball, at least, let me watch the game in the comfort of my own home! If you're like me you likely can't watch today's home opener.
    "Take Me Out to the Ballgame...Take me out the crowd..." For the love of baseball, at least, let me watch the game in the comfort of my own home! If you're like me you likely can't watch today's home opener.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Sexually Harassed? Too Bad if You're an Intern in CA

    Sexually Harassed? Too Bad if You're an Intern in CA

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:44:54 GMT
    Is it just me or are you, too, shocked to know interns who are sexually harassed have no legal recourse in most states, including California?! (Though that could change thanks to a new bill.)
    Is it just me or are you, too, shocked to know interns who are sexually harassed have no legal recourse in most states, including California?! (Though that could change thanks to a new bill.)
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    A News Anchor's Week In Review

    A News Anchor's Week In Review

    Friday, March 21 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-03-21 20:26:15 GMT
    Before many of you even had a chance to put your green on for St. Patrick's Day, we got off to a shaky start here in Southern California. Monday morning brought that 4.4 magnitude quake in Los Angeles.
    Before many of you even had a chance to put your green on for St. Patrick's Day, we got off to a shaky start here in Southern California. Monday morning brought that 4.4 magnitude quake in Los Angeles.
  • Blogs from Marla Tellez

    Where Were You When It Hit?

    Where Were You When It Hit?

    Monday, March 17 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-03-17 20:19:27 GMT
    Small quake a reminder to be prepared.
    Small quake a reminder to be prepared.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    The Rock on Broadway…and a Little Known Fact About Me

    The Rock on Broadway…and a Little Known Fact About Me

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:17:10 GMT
    No, I'm not talking about that Rock… though the thought of Dwayne Johnson on Broadway isn't half bad. I'm talking about the Italian Stallion!
    No, I'm not talking about that Rock… though the thought of Dwayne Johnson on Broadway isn't half bad. I'm talking about the Italian Stallion!
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Happy Birthday, World Wide Web!

    Happy Birthday, World Wide Web!

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-03-12 17:15:10 GMT
    Do you remember when life was internet-less?  For many of you, the answer is a resounding "yes, and it was such a simpler time." For others, it's a "wait, what? The internet hasn't been around FOREVER?!"
    Do you remember when life was internet-less?  For many of you, the answer is a resounding "yes, and it was such a simpler time." For others, it's a "wait, what? The internet hasn't been around FOREVER?!"
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    A Soldier Inspires

    A Soldier Inspires

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 2:14 PM EST2014-03-05 19:14:33 GMT
    Every foot race event, whether it's a walk in the park or an ultra-marathon,is filled with inspiring stories. But what happened at the 3rd annual 408K "Race to the Row" in San Jose over the weekend transcends inspiration.
    Every foot race event, whether it's a walk in the park or an ultra-marathon,is filled with inspiring stories. But what happened at the 3rd annual 408K "Race to the Row" in San Jose over the weekend transcends inspiration.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    A Lesson In Gratitude

    A Lesson In Gratitude

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 5:07 PM EST2014-03-04 22:07:17 GMT
    This week I started my third month here at FOX11. After nine weeks, I can confidently say I have a good lay of the land behind the scenes. 
    This week I started my third month here at FOX11. After nine weeks, I can confidently say I have a good lay of the land behind the scenes. 
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    My Jason Collins Moment

    My Jason Collins Moment

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 7:26 PM EST2014-02-27 00:26:53 GMT
    I've been living in Los Angeles for two-and-a-half months and I'm still getting used to "celebrity sightings." My first was Harrison Ford.  I spotted Mr. Ford at Century City Mall.
    I've been living in Los Angeles for two-and-a-half months and I'm still getting used to "celebrity sightings." My first was Harrison Ford.  I spotted Mr. Ford at Century City Mall.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    A Tidbit On Fitbit

    A Tidbit On Fitbit

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 1:08 PM EST2014-02-25 18:08:29 GMT
    The uber popular fitness tracking company, Fitbit, that produces those motivational wristbands of the same name is tackling its first (and hopefully last) public relations challenge.
    The uber popular fitness tracking company, Fitbit, that produces those motivational wristbands of the same name is tackling its first (and hopefully last) public relations challenge.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez:

    Meeting The Mayor

    Meeting The Mayor

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 11:20 PM EST2014-02-20 04:20:44 GMT
    Eric Garcetti joined us on Good Day LA for a candid interview.  We were told we could ask him anything. So, of course, we did.
    Eric Garcetti joined us on Good Day LA for a candid interview.  We were told we could ask him anything. So, of course, we did.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    I'm Now A Google+er

    I'm Now A Google+er

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 2:09 PM EST2014-02-18 19:09:30 GMT
    I'm happy to report today I made progress in this high-tech well connected world we live in.  I officially joined Google+, AGAIN, but it wasn't before getting a little nudge.
    I'm happy to report today I made progress in this high-tech well connected world we live in.  I officially joined Google+, AGAIN, but it wasn't before getting a little nudge from our savvy Google+ girl.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Single On Valentine's Day? We Got You Babe...

    Single On Valentine's Day? We Got You Babe...

    Thursday, February 13 2014 2:14 PM EST2014-02-13 19:14:45 GMT
    The day dedicated to love can be a downer for so many and that's a downer in itself.  Love is a wonderful thing and should be celebrated every day, not just on February 14th.
    The day dedicated to love can be a downer for so many and that's a downer in itself.  Love is a wonderful thing and should be celebrated every day, not just on February 14th.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Go Red For Women!

    Go Red For Women!

    Friday, February 7 2014 2:37 PM EST2014-02-07 19:37:40 GMT
    Today isn't just any Friday; it's a Friday dedicated to raising awareness for heart disease by simply donning some red, as many of us did on Good Day LA today.  If you haven't heard, heart disease is the
    Today isn't just any Friday; it's a Friday dedicated to raising awareness for heart disease by simply donning some red, as many of us did on Good Day LA today.  If you haven't heard, heart disease is the
  • Anchor

    Marla Tellez

    Marla Tellez

    Marla Tellez joined the Good Day LA team as an anchor in January 2014.  She also anchors the Fox 11 News at noon.
    Marla Tellez joined the Good Day LA team as an anchor in January 2014.  She also anchors the Fox 11 News at noon.
  • And Here's My First Blog Entry!

    And Here's My First Blog Entry!

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 5:48 PM EST2014-02-05 22:48:04 GMT
    So, for my inaugural blog I thought I'd write about three headlines from today's show that especially caught my attention; a survey that made me laugh, another that provoked pride, and a story that made me cringe.
    So, for my inaugural blog I thought I'd write about three headlines from today's show that especially caught my attention; a survey that made me (and Steve) laugh, another that provoked pride, and a story that made me cringe.
  • From Anchor Marla Tellez

    Happily Ever After

    Happily Ever After

    Thursday, February 6 2014 1:40 PM EST2014-02-06 18:40:20 GMT
    A common complaint I hear about the news industry as a whole goes something like this: "they (insert news agency) report so much bad news. it's depressing."
    A common complaint I hear about the news industry as a whole goes something like this: "they (insert news agency) report so much bad news. it's depressing."
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