Archive for April, 2009

Toluca Lake

Tom LaBonge News Mother Earth was the focus of much of the work in Council District 4 this week. To honor Earth Day on Wednesday, Tom planted a tree in Griffith Park with Ron Meyer, CEO of NBC/Universal, and Bruce Saito, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps. NBC/Universal has committed to doing clean-ups […]

04-29-09

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Hooray! St. Charles 24th Annual Festival is Here!

Hooray! St. Charles 24th Annual Festival is Here!

Compiled by Michelle Lynn (North Hollywood) – The wait is over! The St. Charles 24th Annual Festival will be held April 24 through April 26 on the St. Charles School Grounds in North Hollywood. You won’t want to miss this fun family event featuring giant rides and kiddy rides, and a chance to win $25,000 […]

Let Her Entertain You! Debbie Reynolds is Still a Huge Force to be Reckoned With!

Let Her Entertain You! Debbie Reynolds is Still a Huge Force to be Reckoned With!

At 77, Debbie Reynolds is a rare member of a unique sorority of unsinkable stage performers that decades after receiving their AARP cards are still getting their act together and taking it on the road. On April 29, following engagements in Coral Springs, Oklahoma City, Seattle, and the new South Point Casino in Las Vegas, […]

Star Hair Styles: Miley Cyrus

Star Hair Styles: Miley Cyrus

Drawing inspiration from the hair style trends of our favorite stars and celebrities has become a national pastime. One such star whose hair style has inspired teen girls around the world is America’s teen sweetheart and Toluca Lake resident, Miley Cyrus. There are television stars, movie stars, rock stars, celebrities, personalities and style trend-setters; Miley […]

“Dancing With the Stars”  Professional Joins Much-Awaited Studio!

“Dancing With the Stars” Professional Joins Much-Awaited Studio!

Nadia Eftedal, a world-champion ballroom dancer and Southern California native, is opening a studio in Sherman Oaks. After years of competing, coaching, lecturing and serving as a judge around the world, the two-time European Latin Champion and five-time World Professional Latin silver medalist is ready to focus on teaching. “Opening Nadia Eftedal’s Rhythm Room is […]

Changing Times

When old folks like me (anyone past 50) make statements such as, “The younger generation is not like we were” or “Western civilization is going to hell in a hand basket” or any similar observations, many will laugh and say that all past generations have made those same comments for hundreds of years. Furthermore they […]

Celebrities Get Creative to Help Feed Families Thanks to Stouffers

Celebrities Get Creative to Help Feed Families Thanks to Stouffers

Famous kids, big and small, were showing off their creative side decorating dinner plates that would help feed needy LA families. That was part of a recent special event presented by Stouffers at Melanie Segal’s Celebrity Gift Lounge held at the world famous Magic Castle. Surrounding the activities leading up to the Kids Choice Awards, […]

Fiesta of the Spanish Horse History, Music, Celebrities and Horses Unite for Cancer Research Benefit

Fiesta of the Spanish Horse History, Music, Celebrities and Horses Unite for Cancer Research Benefit

Saturday night, May 2nd, the Equidome at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center will come alive for the 11th Annual Fiesta of the Spanish Horse celebration, when magnificent Spanish horses join musicians, dancers, equestrians and other entertainers to raise funds for cancer research. Fiesta of the Spanish Horse is held each spring at the LA Equestrian […]

Is the Mayor Doing All He Can to Raise Workforce Productivity in City Service?

Mayor Villaraigosa’s current budget authorizes the expenditure of just over seven billion dollars in Fiscal Year 2008-09. Of that total, 60 percent—4.2 billion dollars—goes to support an underachieving City workforce. The question is, what’s the Mayor doing to enhance workforce productivity in City departments? The answer, sad to say, will surely not please the taxpayers […]