Archive for 2009

Many Paths to God…

Many Paths to God…

Invitees to the visit of Pope Benedict XVI included leaders of the Jewish community throughout the United States and other religious leaders from Muslim sects, as well as various Christian groups. Sandra and Carl Crabb are devoted supporters of the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center and, as part of the original founding group, have […]

One Nation, One Path, First Step

Hello Tolucans! How has everyone been? Circumstances of odd control have led to an absence of late. These things happen but we are still here, still clinging to our piece of the planet holding on for dear life. So with the New Year upon us, we get it in our heads that a new year […]

Another Year

2010 sounds futuristic. It has that sci-fi ring to it. But here it is upon us, our brand new year. 2010 is no longer the future, it is present day, and you and I are a part of it. The number itself connotes images of far out technology and the dehumanizing of society that all […]

Recycling Your Christmas Trees

Recycling Your Christmas Trees

Councilmember Tom LaBonge joined Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Council President Eric Garcetti in announcing the city’s new Curbside Christmas Tree Recycling Program. After collecting the trees, the city turns them into bark chips that are then available for residents to use in their gardens. There are several options for disposing of your tree after the […]

David Paul’s Island Grill

David Paul’s Island Grill

David: Sleek and chic as an upscale Manhattan restaurant, warm and friendly as a Hawaiian home—that’s fusion… Maui style! Chef David Paul Johnson’s food is sometimes unique, sometimes classic and always incredibly delicious. David Paul’s Island Grill is located on Front Street, directly opposite the sea wall. A David Paul theory, “I’m going to price […]

The New Year Rings in Awards Season

The New Year Rings in Awards Season

Hollywood is putting on the glitz as 2010 rolls in, with a barrage of trophy-saturated red-carpet events, concluding with the grand-daddy of them all, the 82nd Academy Awards on March 7, airing on ABC. Building up to the Oscars are the 67th annual Golden Globes (January 17 on NBC) and the 16th Annual Screen Actors […]

The Village at NorthRidge Offers Retirement Living Like No Other

The Village at NorthRidge Offers Retirement Living Like No Other

At The Village at NorthRidge, seniors will find a lifestyle filled with endless options. Scheduled to open in March 2010, this luxury retirement community has been designed with an innovative blend of comfort, style, social and recreational opportunities, and advanced wellness programs that are in a category all their own. An example of the extraordinary […]

Liberty Still a Real Jeep

As Chrysler says goodbye to the tumultuous year 2009, it greets the New Year and the future as a much leaner company. With help from new parent company Fiat, Chrysler is settling down and concentrating on the brands and vehicles that will make it successful into that future. One of the core brands of the […]

Gold, the Quintessential Anti-cyclical Asset

In comparison to other commodities, there is no significant correlation between returns on gold and changes in macroeconomic variables such as gross domestic product, inflation and interest rates. Therefore, gold returns are less correlated with the returns on equity and bond indices than other commodities. As a result, gold as an investment asset fulfills two […]

One on One with Midge Sherwood—A Testament of Courage (Part I)

One on One with Midge Sherwood—A Testament of Courage (Part I)

Amelia Earhart once said, “The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.” Midge Sherwood is such a person. Sherwood grew up in Ironton, Ohio and lived in a time when she was simply encouraged “to find a good husband and to produce sons.” Even so, she […]