Archive for November, 2009

Spectacular “Multi-Media” Christmas Tree, Snowfall, Giant Mistletoe Display and Non-Stop Entertainment!

Spectacular “Multi-Media” Christmas Tree, Snowfall, Giant Mistletoe Display and Non-Stop Entertainment!

Universal CityWalk: Southern California’s Liveliest Holiday Destination for Entertainment, Shopping, Dining and Movies A towering 40 ft. Christmas tree—animated with a stunning display of choreographed music, lights, visuals and snow—plus a non-stop parade of bands, choirs and street performers, and Southern California’s most unique shopping opportunities will make Universal CityWalk the liveliest place to get […]

Bring Back Pies

With my brain being the strange thing that it is, the recent death of Soupy Sales started me thinking about pie. Not pie-in-the-face, but real good old-fashioned cut yourself a slice and shove it down your gullet pie. It seems in recent years pie has become the step-child of dessert, the forgotten pastry. Pick up […]

Don’t Replace it, Repair it at LaptopRepair.com

Don’t Replace it, Repair it at LaptopRepair.com

From work to personal use, computers have become a staple in our daily life. Though initially daunting when problems arise, they are bound to occur and, instead of replacing a computer, it is often more beneficial to simply repair it. That’s where LaptopRepair.com comes in. LaptopRepair.com specializes in all types of repair ranging from damaged […]

Ask The Expert

Hello Mr. Lamoureux, I think my dryer hose may be clogged. How would I know for sure and how would I clean it if it is? Thank you, Jenny B. Hi Jenny, If it’s been more than a year since you’ve had your exhaust serviced, get it cleaned. There are several tell-tale signs that indicate […]

The Legacy Masters

The Legacy Masters

Capturing Priceless Family Memories for Future Generations “My recent favorite was the 86-year-old gentleman who wanted to talk about his various sexual adventures,” laughs Doug Minnick, founder of The Legacy Masters, the Studio City-based video production company that creates high-quality, PBS-style family video biographies. “He was even bringing out old topless photos of his wife! […]

Gemstone Quality

A gemstone’s quality has three basic factors: beauty, durability and rarity. Beauty is first, color being 50% of its value, clarity 30% and cut 20%. Not often considered, good proportions, symmetry and polish can result in a stone’s beauty being enhanced with brilliance and dispersion. A large percentage of colored gemstones are cut in India, […]

Toluca Lake—Part 3

I arrived at Paty’s Restaurant to the applause of the staff Bob Green, Jay Serkin, Teresa Morgan, Eva Flores and Elisa Flores. They knew I was coming and the owner George Mestos placed a special piece of the delightful homemade devil’s food cake in front of me. In the last installment of my series on […]

The Golden Rule

I want to talk about the Golden Rule, and I need to talk about my mystical friend Marilynn Lovell Matz. Recently, when filling in a profile, a space?came up request-ing?religion. I typed in “The Golden Rule.” I wasn’t being flip, it just came out. The Golden Rule is an ethical code that states one has […]

Just for Fun, PPB Honors Yarmy’s Army

Just for Fun, PPB Honors Yarmy’s Army

By Frank Barron The Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters is a group of friendly folks who have worked in radio and/or TV since the early days of broadcasting. The members can be technicians, office workers, et al, but mainly they were pioneers in their field. Some of them were the great producers, comedy writers and comedians who […]

Cross-Town Battle Nears Saturday at the Coliseum

Cross-Town Battle Nears Saturday at the Coliseum

The Pacific 10 Conference title isn’t on the line but that means nothing when USC and UCLA meet for their annual showdown, which will be held Saturday at the Coliseum, with a 7pm kickoff. The Trojans (7-3 and 4-3 in conference) are ranked No. 20 in the Bowl Championship Series standings, and have been a […]