Archive for May, 2009

Little League Is Pure Joy

It’s probably the pure glee and enjoyment of putting on the uniform, and carrying their brand new glove and shiny aluminum bat onto the field. For a young baseball player, few things in life will stand out more than being on a Little League team. Of course, most will finish high school, some will attend […]


“Light and Color”: Rare 13th to 20th Century Stained Glass Windows Beginning June 26th, the Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale will display rarely seen stained glass windows from its world-renowned stained glass art collection, dating from the 13th to the 20th centuries. Windows from Germany, France, Spain and America will be on display, featuring individual […]


CMTEL Launches First CMF Design Workshop (Colors, Materials, and Finishes) On May 26, CMTEL launched the first CMF Design Workshop (Colors, Materials and Finishes) to be taught at Art Center. This initiative was developed in response to the increasing market demand of design professionals capable to formulate compelling design solutions that go beyond form and […]

Santa Monica

L.A. Beach Water Quality Remains Worst in State Los Angeles County had the worst overall beach water quality in the state last year, according to Heal the Bay’s 19th annual Beach Report Card, which the environmental group released today. The Top 10 Beach Bummers are: Avalon Harbor Beach on Catalina Island of LA County Cabrillo […]

Toluca Lake

Toluca Lake

5th Annual Pancake Breakfast at Fire Station #86 another Big Hit! On May 9th, the Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce, together with Councilmember Tom LaBonge and The Toluca Lake Homeowners Association, hosted the “5th Annual Old Fashioned Pancake Breakfast” at Fire Station 86. The event was held in conjunction with Fire Service Day. The main […]


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DeBell Golf Club Offers Summer 2009 Junior Day Camp for Kids of All Ages and Abilities

DeBell Golf Club Offers Summer 2009 Junior Day Camp for Kids of All Ages and Abilities

With summer vacation right around the corner, now is a perfect time to consider a new activity that the kids can learn, or a place where an established skill can be strengthened. And if that skill happens to be golf, then the Junior Summer Day Camp at DeBell’s Golf Club in Burbank is the perfect […]

Come Have a Sizzling Summer!

Come Have a Sizzling Summer!

Well, it is that time of year again. Time for summer fun! St. Paul’s First Lutheran School in North Hollywood is hosting its Fifth Annual Sizzling Summer Day Camp Program from June 8 to August 7, 2009. “St. Paul’s summer is a lot of fun, and you play a lot of fun games. And cook!” […]

Councilmember Tom LaBonge would like to acknowledge this resurfacing crew for their hard work and tremendous efforts in our community!

Here are the names of the resurfacing crew members that handled Cartwright Ave, Talofa Ave and Mariota Ave in Toluca Lake last week. The crew is 255, Supervisor Titus Drew. Humberto Almeida Javier Barajas Oscar Barragan Ernest Diaz Paul Fowler Richard Inez Charles Walt Steve Weisner Bryan Freyer Rafael Diaz Travis Cadoret Wilfredo Martinez

What Makes Obama Laugh

I’ve been accused of being grumpy. I don’t feel grumpy. I don’t try to be grumpy. I don’t think I look grumpy. But every now and them something will happen in the news that will get my blood going. If I don’t like that certain something then I’ll say so. I’ll say so loud and […]