Archive for July, 2009

Fitness Matters at the Village at Sherman Oaks

Thoughtfully designed to promote healthy aging, The Village at Sherman Oaks retirement living community takes an integrated approach to support the vitality of its residents. Owned and managed by Solana Beach-based Senior Resource Group (SRG), this community offers a full continuum of care centered on wellness and hospitality. As part of SRG’s new signature wellness […]

Dog Days

The dog days of summer are upon us. But wait. What in the heck ARE the dog days of summer, anyhow? Well, since you asked, I’ll tell you but let me warn you; it’s a lot more complicated than you think, so if you really don’t want to get into this thing this would be […]

Let’s Learn Bookkeeping Helps Local Businesses!!

Let’s Learn Bookkeeping Helps Local Businesses!!

With today’s economic challenges, many businesses have stopped hiring and the owners must wear many hats including that of the bookkeeper. If you are a business owner that would like to improve their knowledge of bookkeeping, then Let’s Learn Bookkeeping is for you. If you are a business owner whose time may be better spent […]

Family-Friendly

Family-Friendly

I want to TALK about a one day get-away close to home, to escape the heat, the phone, the computer, etc. “Family-friendly” is not neces-sarily a description one would expect for a top-of-the-line resort with luxurious landscaping looking like a meticulous Maui. Four Seasons Resort, The Biltmore One might think, since the above resort has […]

Kiwanis Club of Burbank Honors Patrick Wayne at Annual Gala

Kiwanis Club of Burbank Honors Patrick Wayne at Annual Gala

The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club is holding their 12th Annual Gala at Lakeside Golf Club on Saturday, August 8th at 6:00 p.m. This event has raised over half a million dollars for local charities, including the Roy and Patricia Disney Cancer Center, the Boys and Girls Club, Burbank High School Music Programs and Key Club, […]

Small Summer Films Have Big Impact

Small Summer Films Have Big Impact

Big budget blockbusters are part of enjoying the summer. But the next time you go to a nice cool theater, consider some of the little gems that are gracing the screens this season. Smaller films tend to tell stories about unusual subjects that expand understanding, and many are out to touch our hearts. “Adam” from […]

A New Cadillac from the New GM

A New Cadillac from the New GM

The first half of 2009 was a tumultuous time for General Motors. Like fellow Detroit auto company Chrysler, GM was raked over the coals by Congress, lent bailout money, and eventually went into and emerged from bankruptcy. Now that we’re well into the second half of the year, General Motors can breathe a little bit […]

Welcome to Toluca Lake! (Part One)

Toluca Lake… what a magical name! A bit of a city carefully concealed in the madding throng of the big city of Los Angeles; a bit of paradise tucked away behind studios, condos and shops. It’s a quiet retreat, not just for the elderly but for celebrities who want to get away. So here goes, […]

Prevent Pool Accidents

Water is dangerous!!! We must never forget this, and let our guard down around the wet stuff, for even a fraction of a second. For the protection of our readers who are parents and pool owners, I will reprint some tips that might prevent pool accidents happening to you. Summer is now here; it is […]

Ask Sandy

Dear Sandy, My doctor said, if it is at all possible, I should take the summer off from work to get a sense of balance back. I was laid-off after 15 years of employment. I didn’t think this would have had as great an impact on me but surprisingly, it did! I feel betrayed, and […]