Archive for August, 2009

40th Anniversaries

This year marks several 40th anniversaries: some important, some only interesting but all somewhat significant in one way or another. Of course, 1969 marked the end of the “sixties,” in a numerical sense, but actually the period of history we call “the sixties” would continue for several years more. “The sixties” as a cultural changing […]

Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

By Rev. Pamela A. MacGregor Do you want to change your life? Do you want to be able to cope with the challenges that life brings?  The Science of Mind Spiritual Center is a safe place for you to grow wherever you may be on your spiritual journey. People of all faiths, backgrounds and walks […]

Studio City Chamber of Commerce

Studio City Chamber of Commerce

On August 7, the Studio City Chamber of Commerce held its monthly “First Friday Breakfast” at the Daily Grill in Studio City. The guest speaker was Mark Jacobs, founder and Executive Director of Many Paths World Service, a nonprofit organization dedicated to moving communities toward a greater understanding of the oneness of life through the […]

Fitness Matters at the Village at Sherman Oaks

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 […]

Chevy Camaro Reborn

Chevy Camaro Reborn

It looks like the automobile business has started to recover somewhat from the disastrous sales slide that began last year and has sent the industry into a tailspin. Helped greatly by the so-called “Cash for Clunkers” program, there is now a bit of optimism at both the manufacturer and dealer levels. A cautious recovery would […]

Obama’s Oxy professor Reports: ‘He Still Didn’t Agree About That Grade’

Obama’s Oxy professor Reports: ‘He Still Didn’t Agree About That Grade’

By Larry Gordon, LA Times Does your grade on a college term paper still tug at you years or decades later? Well, join the man in the White House. Last week, President Obama had a warm reunion in the Oval Office with Occidental College politics professor Roger Boesche. The two hadn’t seen each other since […]

Laurence School A Place Where Children Love to Learn

Laurence School A Place Where Children Love to Learn

Laurence School is committed to providing an outstanding learning environment for elementary age children that focuses on their total development: academic, social, emotional and physical. What founder Marvin Jacobson began in 1953 as a one-room schoolhouse is today a thriving learning community of 300 kindergarten through 6th grade students. Laurence’s goal is to offer a […]

Omigod! “Legally Blonde” and More Blondes

Omigod! “Legally Blonde” and More Blondes

Do blondes have more fun? They do if they’re on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for the feel-good show “Legally Blonde The Musical.” All the blondes (and blondes at heart) in the audience were also having fun, as I saw last week at the star-studded Los Angeles premiere of the show. The smash-hit […]

Treat Your Taste Buds to Tasty Thai Cuisine

Treat Your Taste Buds to Tasty Thai Cuisine

By Kirsten Reinking (TOLUCA LAKE)—Thai food offers a treasure of taste for both the casual diner and the gourmet. With its aromatic blend of herbs and spices, Thai cooking is a balance of flavors that are light, savory and satisfying. In business since 1972, Arunee House serves classic Thai and Chinese favorites from fresh ingredients […]

Rock-and-Roll has Found its New Hair Dryer

Rock-and-Roll has Found its New Hair Dryer

Having rockstar hair starts with attitude, but requires the proper tools. Finally, you can have both with Hair Religion’s designer hair dryers. Created by one of Los Angeles’s hottest stylists, Tomi Ilic, the state-of-the-art “tattoo design” dryers produce negative ions to help dry hair faster, prevent frizzing and add luster and shine to be captured […]